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Multiple sclerosis: Healthful diet tied to lower risk

Eating a healthful diet that is rich in vegetables, fish, legumes, eggs, and poultry is tied to a lower risk of multiple sclerosis, a long-term disease that affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerve in the eyes. How can a healthful diet lower your risk of MS? This was ... Read More »

Synesthesia: Hearing colors and tasting sounds

Can you taste sounds or visualize symphonies of color whenever you hear a song? If your answer to these is “yes,” you may have a wonderful condition known as synesthesia, which you share with many great artists, writers, and musicians. In this Spotlight, we look at how synesthesia can affect ... Read More »

How your mouth bacteria can harm your lungs

New research now published in the journal mSphere examines the effects of poor dental hygiene on the respiratory health of elderly Japanese people. The recent results shed light on the importance of the tongue microbiota for our respiratory health. Good oral hygiene is particularly important for seniors’ respiratory health, suggests ... Read More »

What’s the difference between bipolar I and bipolar II?

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that causes abnormally high and in some cases, low moods. It affects a person’s energy levels and their ability to function in everyday life. There are several types of bipolar disorder, the most widespread being bipolar I and bipolar II. In this article, ... Read More »

Do you perceive smells that aren’t there?

Do you smell things that aren’t there? If so, you are not alone. A recently published study finds that so-called phantom odor perception is much more common than you might think. Detecting odors that aren’t there is more common than once believed. Phantom odor perception (POP) describes the experience of ... Read More »

Psychedelic compound triggers near-death experiences

A new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, suggests that a psychedelic compound found in ayahuasca replicates near-death experiences in the brain. The plant-based ayahuasca brew (shown here) may mimic the effects of a near-death experience. Ayahuasca is a psychoactive brew made from different plants. A main ingredient ... Read More »

GMCH Doctors repair heart blood vessel without surgery

GMCH’s Cardiologist performed non-surgical closure for the first time Udaipur : A 50 year’s old woman who was diagnosed with ruptured sinus of valsalva (RSOV) in the right ventricle – a communication between aorta and right side of the heart, underwent the rare non-surgical closure of ruptured heart blood vessel ... Read More »

Panic attack vs. heart attack: How to tell the difference

The symptoms of a panic attack and a heart attack can be very similar, making it difficult to tell the difference. Also, having a heart attack can cause someone to panic, which may make the situation more confusing. If someone thinks they may be having a heart attack, they should ... Read More »

Is it safe to mix aspirin and ibuprofen?

Taking aspirin and ibuprofen at the same time can cause side effects. The safety of mixing these drugs depends on the reasons why people are taking them. Aspirin and ibuprofen are both pain relievers from the same family of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs. Because they are ... Read More »

What are the natural ways to prevent prostate cancer?

There is no single best way to prevent prostate cancer, but several natural methods can help. These include maintaining a healthful weight, exercising, and eating plenty of fruits and vegetables. After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the type most common among American men, according to the Centers for Disease Control ... Read More »