Gut microbes are connected to brain diseases; probiotic foods, high fibre, low sugar diet key in keeping your stomach healthy
Many studies in the past have suggested that the microorganisms in the gut can affect the brain.
Gut mucus has an intrinsic relation with neurological diseases caused by bacterial imbalance, finds study
Researchers have shown changes to intestinal mucus affect the balance of gut bacteria but no-one made the connection between gut mucus and the brain.
Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) may soon overtake doctors to correctly diagnose conditions from breast cancer to kidney disease.
One in ten samples from major Indian rivers contaminated with heavy metals, as per a nationwide survey of surface water by CWC
The CWC cited population growth, rise in agricultural and industrial activities were are largely responsible for the heavy metal pollution.
The processes of regulating insulin synthesis, maturation, secretion and signaling in diabetes were not well-understood.
Apples can protect us from a range of diseases — from lung cancer to brain stroke — and offer health benefits like improved memory.
WHO data shows 2.2 lakh suicide deaths happen per year in India making upcoming World Mental Health Day's theme more relevant
The theme of this year is 'Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention', an important subject for us in the 21st century. India sees more than two lakh suicides each year, many of them by young adults aged 15 to 39 years, according to the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2016.
Research has shown that some individuals carry variants of genes that risk them developing Alzheimer’s in life.
Maintaining physical, social and mental health is a key part of reducing dementia risk, and thereby, Alzheimer's.
In India alone, more than 4 million people suffer from some sort of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease.
While still uncertain, previous research suggests the effect may last 5 hours or more after stimulation.
Scientists there are also looking at ways to treat Alzheimer’s disease, enzymes to remove lactose from milk.
The music & repetitive finger movements in Kirtan Kriya improved memory, cognition, sleep & mood.
World Mental Health Day 2018: IRDAI must define illness for insurers; lack of clarity, policy is pushing India towards crisis
Despite a circular issued in August asking health insurance providers to cover mental health problems with immediate effect, there's not a single policy in the market that covers mental healthcare. In fact, most policies continue to have clauses that exclude diseases like schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s.
The map of brain's memory bank, the hippocampus, was created using fluorescent tracers. 3D animation.
Roughly 1.6 million Indians currently live with Alzheimer's, a number said to triple by 2050.
In the study, when people who suffered with severe herpes infection were treated aggressively with antiviral drugs, the relative risk of dementia was reduced by a factor of 10.
Nobel Peace Prize 2017 in Chemistry awarded to trio who developed cryo-electron microscopy to help see molecules clearly
Indeed, cryo-electron microscopy is already delivering results, such as the recent discovery of the structure of tau protein filaments in Alzheimer’s disease.
Men with blood cells that do not carry the Y chromosome are at higher risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, says a study.