How to keep boron inside cells during radiotherapy: A novel approach to cancer treatment

The growing knowledge about cancer biology has enhanced the development of many therapeutic strategies that involve selective targeting and killing of cancer cells. One such therapeutic option is boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT), a radiotherapy process involving transferring boron into cancer cells and exposing it to neutron particles, causing it to undergo nuclear fission, which kills the cancer cells. If […]

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The truth about ear wax candles

You’ve probably heard of ear candling. The alternative aural cleaning method calls for a person to lie on his or her side, and a ten-inch hollow and tapered candle made of fabric and covered with paraffin or beeswax to be inserted in his or her ear, with the wider side up (via Medical News Today). The candle is then lit, […]

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Khichdi: Say hello to this meal for all seasons

There are various ways to prepare khichdi, one of the most popular being moong dal ki khichdi. Something we cherish from our sick days is the comfort of warm khichdi, made from a mix of rice and lentils. As a steady powerhouse of carbohydrates, calcium, vitamins, and several other antioxidants, khichdi is considered to be a wholesome meal that is […]

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Natural ways to prevent indigestion and acidity

Whether you are suffering from indigestion or acid reflux, you are likely to experience pain and a great deal of discomfort. One needs to pay attention to check what has triggered these conditions. Acidity and indigestion are common during the winter season. This is when our metabolism tends to get sluggish, leading to bloating, acidity, gas, and other gut-related/indigestion issues. […]

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Bolton NHS Foundation Trust goes live with Allscripts Sunrise Acute Care

An NHS organisation in Greater Manchester has gone live with the Sunrise Acute Care electronic patient record system from Chicago-headquartered health IT giant Allscripts.  Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, a provider of hospital and community health services, started using the EPR in A&E and across all of the wards at Royal Bolton Hospital at the beginning of October 2019. It adopted a clinical […]

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Signs you’re on the verge of a mental breakdown

What does it mean to have a mental breakdown? It’s something we’ve heard about with celebrities: Kanye West, Tori Spelling, and Pete Davidson are just a few famous names who’ve been in the news for the breakdowns they’ve suffered. The term mental breakdown, which is synonymous with nervous breakdown, isn’t an actual clinical term, nor does it refer to a […]

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Bowel cancer symptoms: The feeling after you’ve been to the toilet could signal disease

Bowel cancer can progress by infecting and destroying nearby tissues. The cancer can even travel to other parts of the body (called metastasis). Eventually, the cancer can lead to death. To improve chances of survival rates, early diagnosis is paramount. The next time you come back from the toilet, does it feel as though your bladder has been completely emptied? […]

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Microsoft launches major $40M AI for Health initiative

Microsoft on Tuesday announced AI for Health, a five-year, $40 million program that aims to help healthcare organizations leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to boost the health of patients and populations worldwide. WHY IT MATTERS Microsoft says AI for Health – which is part of its $165 million AI for Good initiative – will help researchers, nonprofits and healthcare […]

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