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Nature Vs Nurture – The Debate is Still On!

We often hear people saying that blue eyes are hereditary in our family. Baldness in men and certain diseases like Down’s syndrome is inherited. How do we inherit characters or diseases? Do genes or surroundings shape one’s personality? The Gene- The basis for Hereditary A gene is a tiny section along with the DNA with […]

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Academic Health & Fitness Medical Research

Breakfast Consumers or Skippers – Who can Burn Fat Easily?

Lean individuals can reduce fat by skipping breakfast and obese people by consuming breakfast, reported a study. For the study, out of 49 Participants, 29 lean and 20 obese, were selected. They were made to either fast until noon or consume breakfast upto 700 kcal before 11 a.m for six weeks. Biopsies of adipose tissue […]

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Academic Health & Fitness Medical

Video Games: A New Trend in Healthcare that Saves Lives

Video games can be a boon in addressing a variety of health conditions. There is much more than fun that video games can offer in terms of  health-related benefits.   Video games is a million-dollar industry and as far as entertainment is concerned its use has been increasing exponentially since its advent. Participants of all ages […]

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Health & Fitness Medical

Breakthrough Research in Curing the Incurable Arthritis!

In a recent study, alginate and its sulphated derivatives were found to cure the causes of arthritis because of their antioxidant and immune-modulation properties. Cartilage is the protective tissue present at joints to lubricate them. With age, this tissue starts to degenerate due to wear and tear causing oxidative stress. Eventually, bones start to rub […]

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Health & Fitness Medical

Key Medical Research Reveals the Dangerous Impact of this Growing Trend among Youth

Over usage of technology at bedtime causes ill-being after factoring out unhealthy eating habits and lack of exercise. It may lead to obesity and insomnia, children in particular.  A sample of 234 children of age ranging between 8-17 years was selected, and their parents were surveyed for understanding the interconnection among sleep, technology and inattention […]

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Medical Miscellaneous News

The Omnipresent Crisis Behavior- from Chernobyl to Covid-19

Covid-19 is the biggest buzzword of 2020. Are you tired of it being constantly reminded about it through phone calls, forwards, notifications, and news? As if these are not enough, I do dream about it as the virus has definitely occupied my mind and thoughts. So, what do I do? As always, I turned up […]