Should you root for plant-based diets?

Plants are literally life-savers. They support life on our planet and are one of our most important resources. From providing food and oxygen to life-saving medicines, they’ve got our backs in all aspects. Plant-based diets are also the predominant food sources in many cultures. Such diets hold great value in the protection of the environment. […]

Lucid dream: Dream a little dream of you

Dreams are like a gateway to a world of our own. A place built in our very own mind palace. Most often our dreams are not something we can control. We’re merely spectators of our imaginative labyrinth. However, you must have noticed that you’re aware of what’s happening in some dreams. This is a lucid […]

AR-VR in Healthcare: Welcome to the Future

Technology has seeped into every aspect of our lives and has made an indelible mark on our society. The entertainment industry has also been privy to this revolution, as technology has brought us some interesting gimmicks in the past few years. So much so that seeing a gamer with boxy goggles making absurd hand gestures […]

Eating Trendy- Food trends and their health benefits

From Instagram to personal blogs- food trends have flooded all of them. While colourful feeds are the most appealing to look at, we must look closely into their pros and cons.  Let’s dive into these food trends and learn about their actual health benefits.  Fermented foods: Let it brew Fermentation is an old and natural […]

Been there, done that- Or not? : Déjà vu explained

A known nook in the street of a city you’ve never been to. A familiar-looking stranger on the bus. A recognisable conversation that was never exchanged. Stopping in your tracks you’re left wondering: Haven’t I done this before?  At some point of time in our lives, we’ve all experienced such fleeting moments when we think […]

Pronuclear Transfer: The Secret To ‘Three Parent Baby’

Three biological parents, one offspring. Two moms and one dad. Though this sounds almost biblical, it has been made possible through the advancements in gene manipulation over the past few years. Speaking specifically, it can be achieved using the pronuclear transfer technique. Though this venture was not a shot at making a miracle baby, the […]

Lockdown Diwali: It’s Different, Yet The Same!

Let’s just say it out loud now. When the lockdown started in March, no one thought that we would feel its effects right down in November, during Diwali — one of the most important festivals in our country. We’re not technically in lockdown, but it still feels different, doesn’t it? We are used to gatherings […]

Precision Medicine 101: The Future of Treatments

Our health collectively depends on a lot of factors. They include our genes, our diet, how well we take care of ourselves as well as the environment surrounding us. Some people are born with a compromised immune system, which makes them more prone to diseases. Others don’t mind their eating habits and end up with […]

How Asthma Patients Can Tackle COVID-19 Smartly

The COVID-19 pandemic is nothing short of a nightmare for us. It becomes one step more undesirable for patients with respiratory problems, because catching COVID-19 could be potentially fateful for them. Patients with asthma, COPD, bronchitis etc. have probably been on the edge since this pandemic began. It is very essential for them to take […]

Hepatitis Facts : World Hepatitis Day 2020

Every year on 28 July, World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is observed to raise awareness about viral hepatitis, its impact on the world and influence real change in people. In 2020 the theme is ‘Find the Missing Millions’. Today, there are nearly 300 million living with viral hepatitis. Their lives are in danger because they are […]