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Cancer survivors who want to reduce the odds their cancer will return
One should follow the same advice given for all to prevent cancer, a U.S. expert says.
Colleen Doyle of the American Cancer Society said when she talks with people diagnosed with cancer, they tend to ask three things: "What can I do to reduce the chance that my cancer will come back? What can I do to help me not develop some other kind of cancer? How can I help my family…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 28, 2012 at 7:18pm — No Comments
How to deal with Summer cold
Picture this: you’ve finally gone on a much planned, long awaited vacation... away from the boss and far from worries of the city! But suddenly a sore throat, headache, sneezing, runny nose, fever and cough attack descend on you and you wonder how you can catch a cold when the outside temperature is bordering 40 degrees. Well, docs say it is a summer cold and is actually very…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 27, 2012 at 6:45pm — No Comments
Spinach can offset harmful effects of carcinogens on cancer stem cells
Washington: Scientists including one of Indian origin have for the first time traced the actions of a known carcinogen in cooked meat to its complex biological effects on microRNA and cancer stem cells.
The findings are part of a growing awareness of the role of epigenetics in cancer, or the ways in which gene expression and cell behavior can be changed even though DNA sequence information is…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 26, 2012 at 7:01pm — No Comments
Worried about bad breath? You're not alone. Forty million Americans suffer from bad breath, or halitosis, according to the American Dental Hygienists' Association. Bad breath can get in the way of your social life. It can make you self-conscious and embarrassed. Fortunately, there are simple and effective ways to freshen your breath.
1. Brush and floss more frequently.
One of the prime…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 26, 2012 at 4:39pm — No Comments
High intake of cholesterol shown to actually repair damaged brains
Including high-cholesterol foods as part of a healthy diet may not be the poor dietary choice we have all been told it is, suggests a new study published in the journal Nature Medicine. It turns out that cholesterol actually helps increase production of an important component of the nervous system that facilitates proper nerve cell communication, and prevents the onset of brain diseases such as…
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 25, 2012 at 4:14pm — No Comments
ORGANIC BEET ROOT BEETS HEAL, ENERGIZE, & PURIFY THE BODY IN POWERFUL WAYS!
Uncooked, unprocessed organic Beet is profoundly good for the body in ways you can't even imagine! To start, Beet lowers LDL cholesterol and raises HDL to help restore balance in this system. High blood pressure is alleviated with regular use of this humble, yet powerful root. Those with high LDL cholesterol and high blood pressure will benefit greatly simply (and naturally) by including fresh Beet juice…
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 22, 2012 at 5:19pm — No Comments
PARENTS ARE PRECIOUS!!
This was narrated by an IAF pilot at a Seminar recently on Human Relations: Venkatesh Balasubramaniam (who works for IIT) describes how his gesture of booking an air ticket for his father, his maiden flight, brought forth a rush of emotions and made him (Venkatesh) realize that how much we all take for granted when it comes to our parents.
My parents left for our native place on Thursday and we went to the airport to see them off. In fact, my…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 21, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments
The Mystery of how animals detect magnetic fields has just got more mysterious
So how do they do it? Pigeons DON'T use magnets to navigate
It was thought iron-rich cells in the beak acted like a compass
A theory that explains the famous navigation skills of homing pigeons has been shot down by scientists.
Experts had thought iron-rich nerve cells in the birds' beaks acted like a natural compass to help…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 14, 2012 at 5:03pm — No Comments
True friend :- A true friend is one who walks in, when the rest of the world walks out
Horror gripped the heart of the World War I soldier as he saw his lifelong friend fall in battle. Caught in a trench with continuous gunfire whizzing over his head, the soldier asked his lieutenant if he might go out into the "no man’s land" between the trenches to bring his fallen comrade back.
"You can go," said the…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 13, 2012 at 6:23pm — No Comments
In the healing profession there is much concern about disease. The is most markedly seen in the allopathic medical world where the entire focus of the profession/industry is to make the symptom simply go away. Take a drug and this will modify the symptom and then the job is done. In homeopathy we also talk about the removal of…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 13, 2012 at 5:07pm — No Comments
A combination of genes and our environment makes us what we are.
Nature, nurture... or neither?
Epigenetics is the new twist in an age-old argument. A combination of genes and our environment makes us what we are. Or so we always thought...
It is a shibboleth of family life – that every individual is the product of their genes and environment,…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 13, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments
TURMERIC KEEPS INFECTIONS AT BAY
Did you know that turmeric, the most common spice used in Indian curries, can help keep infections at bay? One of the key compounds of turmeric has been found to boost the immune system, claim scientists.
Researchers in Oregon State University in the US found that Curcumin a major component of turmeric, causes a sizable increase in a protein, called cathelicidin anti-microbial pepetide ( CAMP ), which boosts the body’s immune system.
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 12, 2012 at 4:47pm — No Comments
A new study offers some tips to help you stick around for your 100th birthday.
Try to be optimistic, easygoing, sociable, and conscientious. Don't bottle up your feelings. Suppress the urge to talk ill of others, the new research suggests. That combination of personality factors seems to describe the secrets of living to 100, says researcher Nir Barzilai, PhD, director of…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 11, 2012 at 3:28pm — No Comments
Medicnal Benefits of MANGOSTEIN Fruit – Garcinia indica
Mangostein fruit or scientifically known as Garcinia Indica is a storehouse of medicinal benefits. It is called Kokum in India. It has a number of benefits which can be a boon for everyone. The peel of this fruit contains the highest proportion of Xanthones which can be beneficial for the body as a whole.
• Kokum contain anti-oxidants and anti-bacterial…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 11, 2012 at 2:14pm — No Comments
Who Are You?
All that is, is holy. All that is, is sacred. The very ground that you walk upon is alive with consciousness, not the consciousness of human awareness but the consciousness of a living thing. The rocks are alive, the trees are alive, all exist as part of the divine Creation of what is, of all that is.
The life of the world exists in infinite relationships of each to the other. All that is, is related to you as…Continue
Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 8, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments
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Added by Dr Darius Homi Umrigar M.D.(A.M) on June 7, 2012 at 4:13pm — No Comments