Pregnancy is a very sensitive stage in a woman’s life. Undergoing a number of physical and hormonal changes, each day is a new challenge. We have always advocated a stress-free atmosphere for the mother-to-be. A recent study on a small group of 25 women, who have had emotionally stressful pregnancy and their children, now aged between 10 and 19 years, has stressed on a direct link with mental illness and behavioural problems.

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“Cigarette smoking is injurious to health’. The latest that we learn about tobacco smoking is that it is not only injurious to the smoker, but also to the bystander, or someone who is exposed to the smoke. The greater the exposure, the greater is the magnitude of damage.

A study conducted on over 1500 teens in the US, suggested that 40% of those who were not direct smokers but were in company of tobacco smokers had detected hearing impairment.

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Liver is a vital organ performing various important functions of our body like protein synthesis, lipid and glucose metabolism, manufacturing bile, controlling digestion and metabolism, detoxification, combating infections, and many more. For ages coffee was known as being bad for health. Since a few years, the therapeutic effects of coffee have surprised all the coffee critics, and now coffee is considered as beneficial for health.

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Almost 35 million people are believed to be suffering from Alzheimer’s. If somebody falls for no particular reason, he must be evaluated for dementia, says William Thies, the Alzheimer's Association's scientific director.

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A recent study suggested the effect of carrots on the development of cancer. Carrot can halt the progress of cancer in early stages. Carrots contain retinoic acid which has shown to have property to reverse the multiplication of cells in cancer in the early stages. However retinoic acid cannot help in the tertiary and advanced stages.   

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  • Pancreas is an organ in the abdomen that lies horizontally behind the lower part of the stomach. 
  • Pancreas secretes enzymes that help digestion
  • Pancreas secretes hormones that help in regulating the metabolism of sugar. 
  • Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of the pancreas. 
  • Pancreatic cancer spreads rapidly and it is rarely detected in early stages. 
  • Pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis even when it is diagnosed in early stages. Surgical removal is also not possible. 
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India is becoming one of the most preferred medical tourism destinations for the medical travelers across the globe. Here I am trying to find out some of the best possible reasons for this trend.

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