Medieval medical books could hold the recipe for new antibiotics

  For a long time, medieval medicine has been dismissed as irrelevant. This time period is popularly referred to as the “Dark Ages,” which erroneously...

What Netflix can teach us about treating cancer

Two years ago, former President Barack Obama announced the Precision Medicine initiative in his State of the Union Address. The initiative aspired to a...

Cycling to work can halve cancer and heart disease risk

The news that cycling is good for your health is unlikely to come as a surprise. However, the extent to just how significantly a person's health could be...

Why your child still needs vaccines, even if you may not...

At the turn of the 21st century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an article about the 10 greatest public health achievements...

Africa’s anti-malaria efforts face a new hurdle – drug and insecticide...

The resistance of malaria parasites to antimalarial drugs and insecticides is a growing global public health concern. The Conversation Africa’s Health and Medicine Editor...
Stephne Jacobs Reach for Recovery Chairperson and breast cancer survivor showing a silicone prosthesis

AN APPEAL FROM BREAST CANCER NGO, REACH FOR RECOVERY

Help us uplift underprivileged survivors of breast cancer: Buy mushrooms in Pink Punnets this October You may not know it but every member of the...

Why medicinal plants could play a role in treating malaria

It will take effective prevention, accurate and timely diagnosis and treatment to successfully eliminate malaria. But none of this will help if the causative...

Chakra Beej Kriya- Swadhishthan Chakra by Yogi Ashwini

In this series we have been discussing the asans and beej mantras for the various chakras and how one can activate them and strengthen...

Asan Series : Body sculpting Asans (Part 2) Yogi Ashwini

Last time we discussed three asans for getting a beautiful, healthy and shapely figure. These Asans are a part Sanatan Kriya and focus primarily...
Yoga for Asthma

Yoga for Asthma by Yogi Ashwini

In the previous article we learnt a pranayam and a cleansing technique for keeping asthama at bay. When the allergens irritate the lungs, our body...
Yoga for Arthritis

Yoga beneficial for anyone suffering from Arthritis: Yogi Ashwini

In the previous article we understood the root cause of arthritis and how one can keep it at bay. Along with the ayurvedic cure...
Yoga to overcome insomnia

Yoga to overcome insomnia by Yogi Ashwini

We spend one-third of our life sleeping or resting. A person who is seventy, taking the average of 7-8 hours of rest daily, would...