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Will Yoga Answer India’s Chronic Constipation Problem?

As India heralds the massive participation in International Yoga Day on Sunday, leaving aside protesting voices on religious tones, focus is on its merits, especially what it can do to answer the country’s chronic constipation problem. A recent survey revealed that 14% of Indians suffer from constipation and the film PIKU by Amitabh Bachchan was able to highlight the subtle problem many ...

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Maple Leaves Syrup May Answer Drug-Resistant Bacteria: Canada Researchers

Canada’s masthead maple tree leave has something more to offer to fight infections acting as an accelerator to antibiotics, especially in dealing with drug-resistant variety, said a new Canadian study. A concentrated extract of maple syrup combined with common antibiotics can increase the microbes’ suscpetibility and help answer the growing concern about the overuse of antibiotics across the world, say ...

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Cilia Therapy? Stem cell tweak can tackle obesity

Slight regulation in the length of primary cilia — small hair-like projections found on most cells — can prevent the production of fat cells from human stem cells taken from an adult bone marrow, reveals new research. The finding is path breaking as it may be used in future to treat a growing range of conditions including obesity, cancer, inflammation ...

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One cup of blueberries daily will reduce Blood Pressure: Study

For those with hypertnsion or high blood pressure (BP), eating just a cup of blueberries every day could help reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness, both of which are associated with heart disease. “Our findings suggest that regular consumption of blueberries could potentially delay the progression of prehypertension to hypertension, therefore reducing cardiovascular disease risk,” said Sarah Johnson from Florida ...

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First human mini stomach developed with stem cells; to help treat stomach cancer

Moving over from artificially induced tubes int stomach for feeding while seriously ill, externally grown miniature stomachs in the lab will replace the tubes inside your body, going by the latest successful stem cell innovation. Scientists at Stanford University in California have grown miniature stomachs in the lab from human stem cells, just like it grows in an embryo. The ...

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