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What are the best sources of omega-3?

Omega-3 fatty acids are a healthful and essential type of fat, and they offer many health benefits. Fatty fish is an excellent dietary source of omega-3. People can also meet the recommended omega-3 intake by eating plant-based foods, including omega-3-rich vegetables, nuts, and seeds. There are three main types of ... Read More »

What to know about ear eczema

Eczema can appear anywhere on the body, including the outside of the ear or inside the ear canal. People with ear eczema may notice dry, flaky skin in or around their ears. This symptom may develop after contact with specific triggers, such as beauty products or metal jewelry. Ear eczema ... Read More »

What does your ‘microbiome cloud’ say about you?

Particles, microbes, and chemicals bombard us every second of every day. For the first time, scientists have taken an in-depth look at the swarm of activity that follows us wherever we go. Is the exposome the next medical frontier? We are familiar with the genome (the sum of our genetic ... Read More »

Why a regular bedtime may benefit your heart and metabolism

New research — which is now published in the journal Scientific Reports — examines and highlights the importance of regular bedtimes for optimal heart and metabolic health. Going to bed at the same time each night may keep both your heart and metabolism healthy. The cardiometabolic health risks linked to ... Read More »

Women to grow kitchen gardens to combat malnutrition in Dungarpur

 Udaipur : In a bid to combat malnutrition and improve nutrition in the tribal dominant area, the district administration has initiated a project to develop kitchen gardens in households as well as every Anganbadi kendras. Women would be encouraged to develop kitchen gardens so that every house produce its own healthy ... Read More »

Stress-regulating brain area larger in depression, bipolar

The left side of the hypothalamus was revealed to be 5 percent larger in a new study of people with affective disorders such as depression and bipolar. New research emphasizes the role of the hypothalamus (depicted here) in depression and bipolar disorder. Over 16 million adults in the United States ... Read More »

Could video games help treat chronic back pain?

As far as health is concerned, video games tend to receive bad press. However, in the case of chronic low back pain, they may make a positive difference to people’s lives. Chronic low back pain can be debilitating and is difficult to treat. Over the years, the debate surrounding video ... Read More »

The Mediterranean diet reduces stroke risk, too

In the largest study of its type, scientists conclude that adhering to the Mediterranean diet might reduce the risk of stroke. The benefits are particularly pronounced for women over 40. Is reducing stroke risk another benefit of the Mediterranean diet? When it comes to alleged health benefits, the Mediterranean diet ... Read More »

‘Gut feeling’ may be a hardwired ‘sixth sense’

A new study, published in the journal Science, has found that the process through which the gut communicates with the brain is much quicker than previously believed, relying on synapses more than it does on hormones. Nerves before an important meeting can make us feel sick, and now, new research ... Read More »

GMCH Performs the first PAIR to treat hydatid cyst

Udaipur : Geetanjali Medical College & Hosptial’s Neuro Vascular Interventional Radiologist Dr. Seetaram Barath & Gastrologist Dr. Pankaj Gupta have successfully performed the first PAIR technique to treat a patient suffering from hydatid cyst recently. The procedure was done on a 45 years old male hailing from Banswara district, who ... Read More »