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What Does Chemotherapy Do To Cancer Cells?

What Does Chemotherapy Do To Cancer Cells?

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 18:05 [IST]
Chemotherapy uses anti-cancer drugs to treat cancer. This therapy aims at destroying cells that grow rapidly in the body. Cancer cells have the ability to grow and divide quicker than other cells. A doctor who performs this treatment and is a ...
Are You Falling Asleep Too Quickly? This Could Be Why

Are You Falling Asleep Too Quickly? This Could Be Why

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Monday, September 17, 2018, 20:00 [IST]
Few might think that dozing off immediately once you hit the bed is a sign of peaceful life and an overall healthy well-being. Well, if you believe this, then it is time to rethink because, in fact, falling asleep too soon ...
What Is Lewy Body Dementia? How Is It Different From Alzheimer’s Disease?

What Is Lewy Body Dementia? How Is It Different From Alzheimer’s Disease?

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Monday, September 17, 2018, 13:30 [IST]
Lewy body dementia, or as otherwise known as dementia with Lewy bodies, is one of the most common kinds of progressive dementia. The regions of the brain that are involved with memory, thinking and motor control are affected in this form ...
What To Do If A Snake Bites You?

What To Do If A Snake Bites You?

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Sunday, September 16, 2018, 11:00 [IST]
Most of us are scared of snakes or at least at some point in our life would have come across a situation where the thought of a snakebite might have left us with goosebumps. It is, therefore, extremely important to be ...
How Does Mother's Immune System Affect Baby's Brain?

How Does Mother's Immune System Affect Baby's Brain?

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Saturday, September 15, 2018, 16:20 [IST]
It is a known fact that a mother's health has an overall impact on the health and well-being of the baby developing inside. Studies conducted have shown a deep link between the pregnant mother's immune system and the development of the ...
What Is Polypharmacy? What Are Its Side Effects?

What Is Polypharmacy? What Are Its Side Effects?

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Saturday, September 15, 2018, 11:00 [IST]
When a person uses more medicines than are medically necessary, then it is referred to as polypharmacy. Technically, the use of five or more medicines would be referred to polypharmacy. It is much common in the elderly as with them there ...
Can Blood Pressure Medications Treat Migraines?

Can Blood Pressure Medications Treat Migraines?

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Thursday, September 13, 2018, 08:00 [IST]
An extreme headache along with nausea is referred to as migraines. They are severe and recurring in nature. This extreme pain can last for hours or sometimes even days. Migraines could begin with sensory disturbances followed by a headache. This headache ...
Placentophagy: What You Should Know About Eating Placenta

Placentophagy: What You Should Know About Eating Placenta

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 15:50 [IST]
Placentophagy, also known as placentophagia, is a term that has originated from the union of the words "placenta" and the Greek terminology for "to eat". It refers to an act wherein mammals eat the placenta after childbirth. Read on to understand ...
How To Stop Wheezing Without An Inhaler?

How To Stop Wheezing Without An Inhaler?

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 15:30 [IST]
Wheezing has turned quite common these days and we definitely see plenty of people around us who are troubled by this issue. Wheezing is referred to as a symptom of a respiratory disorder. This occurs with a tightening in the throat. ...
How Your Hands Can Indicate Thyroid Problem

How Your Hands Can Indicate Thyroid Problem

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 12:39 [IST]
The thyroid gland is located at the base of our neck and is responsible for producing hormones that regulate the metabolism of the body. It is a small butterfly-shaped gland. It is part of the network of glands which are together ...
Are You Seeing Things That Others Don't See? This Could Be Why...

Are You Seeing Things That Others Don't See? This Could Be Why...

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 12:30 [IST]
Visions are something that many of us relate to. Things that are related to our past or present or at times something unusual that does not seem to relate at all, can appear to have happened in front of us - ...
Do You Have Shingles? Here Are The Signs And Symptoms

Do You Have Shingles? Here Are The Signs And Symptoms

DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA  |  Monday, September 10, 2018, 17:00 [IST]
Many of us might have faced painful rashes at some point in our life. One such rash called shingles is, however, a bit different than the usual skin rashes that we know of. It is good to be aware of what ...
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