Category archives: Science & Technology

Health Benefits of Sabja Seeds

Sabja seeds are most nutritious when soaked in water and consumed. They begin to swell at the touch of water, with a translucent white film coating each black seed, and they become twice their size. You can soak about two teaspoons of sabja seeds in one cup of warm water for about 15 minutes. Warm water causes the seeds to fully swell up releasing antioxidants and beneficial digestive enzymes. Sabja […]

Health Benefits Of Drinking Cinnamon Water

Cinnamon is a kind of spice that not only used in baking process but also quiet useful in medical and beauty treatment. The name Cinnamon comes from a species of trees. his spice has been turned to powder for treatment of respiratory illness, gynecological issue and digestive problems in ancient times and nowadays people use cinnamon oil for aromatherapy since it produces light, mildly spicy-sweet, and somewhat citrus aroma. So, […]

Artificial intelligence poses risks of misuse by hackers, researchers say

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns. The study, published on Wednesday by 25 technical and public policy researchers from Cambridge, Oxford and Yale universities along with privacy and military experts, sounded the alarm for the potential misuse of AI by […]

Health Benefits of Belpatra (Bilva Leaves)

Signifying all the three eyes of Hindu deity, Lord Shiva, Belpatra or the Bilva leaves is one of the most important thing in Lord Shiva’s worshiping. It also signifies the Trinity, actually holy trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh (Shiva).  Belpatra having miraculous and numerous health benefits. Antimicrobial functions Bael is said to have anti fungal and anti viral properties, due to which it is used in treating a number […]

Mystery of 'Screaming mummy', that baffled experts for 132 years, solved

In 1881, archaeologists came across Deir El Bahri valley which hid the mummies of some of the greatest Egyptian pharaohs – Rameses the Great, Seti I and Tuthmosis III. Five years later, they came across the mummy of a young man – his hands and feet bound, face contorted in extreme pain. Named as the ‘Screaming Mummy’, this Egyptian corpse baffled scientists and discoverers for more than a century. After […]

World Epilepsy Day: All you need to know about the disease

Approximately 50 million people currently live with epilepsy worldwide. According to the WHO, epilepsy accounts for about 0.5% of the global burden of disease. Even though it is one of the world’s oldest recognized conditions, fear and misunderstanding have created a social stigma around it that continues to be manifested as discrimination against people with the disorder. This chronic non-communicable condition is a brain disorder that can affect a person […]

Early diagnosis is a must to treat cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in India. Yet, the stigma of having examined by a doctor puts women in India at a higher risk of being diagnosed for cervical cancer at a later stage. Only 25.3% women in urban areas and 20.7% in rural areas have their cervix examined according to the National Health and Family Survey 4 (2015-16). What is cervical cancer? […]

Health Benefits Of Sesame Oil

Sesame oil is extracted from sesame seeds. Sesamum indicum is the scientific name given for sesame seeds and is one of the oils which is used since ancient lore.The use of sesame seeds dates back to the ancient Egyptian era around 1500 B.C, when it was used to treat pain. In China, it is said to have been in use for food and medicinal purposes for more than 3000 years. […]

Smokers, beware: One cigarette a day can do great damage to your heart

For people who think that smoking only one or two cigarettes a day carries little cardiovascular risk, a new study maintains the only way to reduce risk is to quit. Smoking just one cigarette daily is associated with a “much greater than expected” increase in risk for coronary heart disease, researchers conclude in the latest study by British medical journal. Cardiovascular disease, not cancer, is the greatest mortality risk for […]

Bacteria in milk associated with risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Milk has always been synonymous with good, improved bone health and bone density due to the rich amount of calcium it contains. However, a study has associated it with rheumatoid arthritis, saying that the condition can be triggered because of the bacteria present in milk. A strain of bacteria commonly found in milk may be a trigger for developing rheumatoid arthritis in people who are genetically at risk, researchers said. […]