Category: Family & Teens

What Is Cancer?

Defining Cancer Cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. Cancer…

Mom’s love good for child’s brain

‘ The hippocampus (highlighted in fuchsia) is a key brain structure important to learning, memory and stress response. New research shows that children who were nurtured by their mothers early in life have a larger hippocampus than children who were…

Secrets for a Healthy Diet

By Swagata Yadavar “Don’t walk after meals, don’t even think about smoking after eating and there will be no more cups of tea after dinner!” This is what you hear your wife/husband/friend/mother say after reading the famously circulated mail about…

H. pylori infection

    HELICOBACTER PYLORI OVERVIEW Helicobacter pylori, also known as H. pylori, is a bacterium that is commonly found in the stomach. It is present in approximately one-half of the world’s population. The vast majority of people infected with H.…

Rx Drug Abuse Educational Video

 Definition of  Rx: A medical prescription. The symbol “Rx” is usually said to stand for the Latin word “recipe” meaning “to take.” It is customarily part of the superscription (heading) of a prescription. Another explanation for the origin of Rx is that…