The Mediterranean diet is a dietary pattern inspired by the traditional eating habits of the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, such as Greece, Italy, Spain, and parts of France, North Africa, and the Middle East. It emphasizes the consumption of fresh, whole, and minimally processed foods, with a focus on plant-based ingredients, healthy fats, lean proteins, and a variety of herbs and spices.
Acetylcholine has long been known to regulate blood flow, but the source of this chemical in human blood has remained a mystery. However, a new study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet has discovered that certain T cells in human blood can produce acetylcholine, which helps regulate blood pressure and inflammation.
In a busy medical setting such as an urgent care or emergency department, physicians may be tempted to prescribe antibiotics to patients who request them, even if they are unlikely to be helpful. However, a major study by researchers at Intermountain Health and Stanford University found that overprescribing and inappropriately prescribing antibiotics leads to antibiotic resistance and significant patient harm.
A study led by the University of Cambridge suggests that increasing the proportion of non-alcoholic drinks in online supermarkets could reduce alcohol purchases. Excessive alcohol consumption contributes to various diseases like cancer, heart disease, and stroke. Changing people’s behavior can therefore provide significant health benefits.
Over the years, senescent cells, which are aging cells that stop dividing but don’t die, can accumulate in the body. These cells can cause chronic inflammation, contributing to conditions like cancer and degenerative disorders. In mice, removing senescent cells from aging tissues has been shown to restore tissue balance and increase healthy lifespan.
Last year, health experts worldwide were puzzled by reports of severe, unexplained hepatitis in previously healthy children. A recent study conducted by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has shed light on this mysterious outbreak of acute severe hepatitis that affected children in the United States and 34 other countries in spring 2022.
A very happy Ram Navami to all our readers! As we come together to celebrate this auspicious occasion, let’s take a moment to reflect on our health and well-being. This comprehensive health guide will provide you with valuable insights and actionable tips to embrace wellness on Ram Navami and work towards a healthier, more fulfilling future.