Researchers discover two brain anomalies in psychotic patients

Man with brain stroke symptoms

Washington: According to a recent study conducted by Stanford University in the US, two brain systems have been shown to work abnormally in individuals suffering from psychosis, where they struggle to discriminate between what is real and what is not.   It was discovered that these systems function as two things: a “filter” that draws attention to what is significant both internally and outwardly, and a “predictor” that helps predict rewards. Researchers said that the salience network, also known as the filtering system, aids in the dismissal of illogical ideas…

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MRIs are now a reality at cancer Institute


Lucknow: Patients coming to the Cancer Institute located at Shaheed Path will no longer have to run to private diagnostic centers for MRI examination. For the convenience of the patients, this investigation has started in the institute itself. Patients will be able to get this test done here at PGI rates. Till now the Cancer Institute did not have the facility of MRI examination. For this reason the institute had signed contracts with private diagnostic centres. Patients used to be sent by ambulance to private centers just for MRI examination,…

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Do Dark Spots on your body trouble you ?

Lucknow: Dark spots, also known as hyperpigmentation, are a common concern for many individuals. These spots can appear on various parts of the body, including the face, hands, arms, legs, and back. While they are usually harmless, they can affect one’s confidence and self-esteem. Understanding the causes and available solutions is crucial for effectively managing and reducing the appearance of dark spots. Causes of Dark Spots Several factors can contribute to the development of dark spots on the body: 1. Sun Exposure Prolonged exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV)…

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Is smartphone addiction fueling autism in kids ?

Lucknow: Children who spend more time on mobile phones, TV and tablet screens are becoming victims of autism. This includes children below five years of age. They are not able to speak like normal children. Autism is a disorder in which people have difficulty developing normal social relationships. They use language unusually. Severe autism patients do not use language at all. The trend of mobile phones has increased rapidly. The situation is such that children eat food while looking at their mobile phones. Parents also hand over mobile phones to…

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Are you struck by Sleep Paralysis in your life ?

Sleep Paralysis

Lucknow: Sleep paralysis is a perplexing phenomenon that affects individuals during the transition between wakefulness and sleep. It entails a temporary inability to move or speak, often accompanied by vivid hallucinations and a sense of pressure on the chest. While experiencing sleep paralysis, individuals remain conscious but find themselves immobilized, unable to respond to their surroundings or control their bodily movements. The Mechanics Behind Sleep Paralysis The human sleep cycle consists of several distinct stages, including rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep. REM sleep, characterized…

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Trapping Mosquitoes Naturally


Lucknow: Mosquitoes, those tiny buzzing pests, can quickly turn a peaceful evening into an itchy nightmare. Not only do their bites leave behind uncomfortable welts, but they can also transmit dangerous diseases such as malaria, dengue fever, and Zika virus. While chemical repellents and insecticides are commonly used to combat mosquitoes, they often come with their own set of concerns, including toxicity to humans and the environment. Fortunately, there are several natural methods you can employ to keep mosquitoes at bay and enjoy your outdoor spaces without worry. Citronella Oil:…

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Women need to steer clear of pure menstrual migraine

Lucknow: For many women, menstruation is not just a monthly occurrence; it can often bring along a range of uncomfortable symptoms, including headaches. While headaches during menstruation are relatively common, some women experience a specific type known as pure menstrual migraine. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into what pure menstrual migraine entails, its symptoms, potential causes, and most importantly, effective strategies to manage and alleviate its impact on daily life. What is Pure Menstrual Migraine?     Pure menstrual migraine, also referred to as menstrual-related migraine (MRM), is…

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Say goodbye to Dandruff, embrace healthy hair

Lucknow: Dandruff, those pesky white flakes that seem to have a mind of their own, can be a real nuisance. Not only do they cause embarrassment, but they can also lead to itching and discomfort. Thankfully, there are several natural remedies that can help banish dandruff and restore your hair’s natural beauty. Say goodbye to those flakes with these nine homemade remedies that will leave your hair looking and feeling fabulous. Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse: Apple cider vinegar is known for its anti-fungal properties, making it an effective remedy for…

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World’s 1st genetically edited pig kidney transplant into living human

Massachusetts: In a groundbreaking medical achievement, doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital have completed a successful kidney transplant using a pig kidney for a 62-year-old patient. This marks a major step forward in xenotransplantation. The surgery, carried out on Saturday, is the first time a genetically modified pig kidney has been transplanted into a living person. Previous attempts involved temporary transplants into brain-dead donors, but this time, the kidney went directly to a living recipient.     The patient, Richard “Rick” Slayman from Weymouth, Massachusetts, had a kidney transplant in 2018…

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Keep thyroid pangs at bay with some quick hacks

Lucknow: In today’s time, thyroid issues are common. If you are also a thyroid patient, then you must adopt this treatment suggested by us. Thyroid is a  gland in our throat which is responsible for producing hormones properly. Excess is what is called  hyperthyroid. Thyroid is such a disease that if you are affected by it then you start feeling fatigue, change in weight and feel cold. Additionally, your hair also starts falling. In such a situation, you should take iodine rich food. It is important to eat a diet…

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