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top health benefits of aloe vera gel

Top 6 health benefits of Aloe vera

Aloe Vera, ‘the wonder plant’ is a short stemmed shrub and belongs to genus aloe of succulent plants. The leaves are succulent and form a dense rosette. The gel in these leaves is useful for numerous purposes. In addition to its utility in cosmetics and personal care products, some studies claim its utility for therapeutics …

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Folic acid benefits for health and for pregnant women

Folic acid benefits

Folic acid is a vitamin B derivative whose main source is food. In many foods such as leafy green vegetables, folic acid is present as folate which later transforms to folic acid in body. Both folate and folic acid have same functioning in body. Folic acid benefits are numerous and vital especially for pregnant women. …

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Why marijuana should be legal?

Marijuana is herb obtained from a dried flower, Cannabis sativa as a greenish-gray powdery mixture. You may be aware of a number of slang terms used for this herb such as pot, weed, grass, Mary Jane and ganja etc. This is because the herb has narcotic or drug-like uses as well. People smoke it in …

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Bioluminiscence - a step forward towards a brighter future.

Bioluminescence- A step forward to brighter future

Doesn’t it sound cool and intriguing idea to have a our home and streets lustrous with beautiful luminescence? And of course with no or least expenses and where the concept of ‘energy crisis’ is just a mere thought.  Yes. Sounds great. Ever heard of term ‘bioluminescence?  Bio refers to ‘living’ and luminescence is for ‘light …

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resting membrane potential

Resting membrane potential

The potential of neuron, generated in its resting state, when there is no conduction of nerve impulse through it, is termed as resting membrane potential. On average its value is -70mV that is because the inside of neuron has less K+ ions compared to higher concentration of Na+ ions outside it and thus it makes …

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proteins structure elucidation techniques

Techniques for structural elucidation of proteins

Proteins are nitrogenous organic compound that are polymers of large numbers of amino acid units joined together by peptide bonds. Proteins are essential part of living systems as they are involved in structure and function of cell. All the proteins are composed of amino acid molecules joined together by peptide linkage. Proteins can have different …

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the world is getting short of antibiotics the multidrug resistant organisms

The world is getting short of antibiotics!

The uncontrolled and frequent use of antibiotics even for treatment of common infections has given rise to antimicrobial resistance AMR and the microbes are termed as multidrug resistant organisms (MDRO’s). Multidrug resistance is a global issue and a threat to health care. The emergence of multidrug resistant organisms (MDRO’s) results in complications in normal treatment …

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staphylococcus aureus an emerging multidrug resistant organism

Staphylococcus aureus- A multidrug resistant organism

Staphylococcus are spherical, gram positive bacteria that belongs to family styphylococcaceae and genus staphylococcus. This family consists of more than twenty species out of which two are common, namely staphylococcus aureus, S. epidermidis or S. albus and S.saprophyticus. General characteristics Staphylococci are round cells of 1 µm diameter that grow in grape-like clusters and the …

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radioimmunoassay RIA for detection of immune complexes in given sample

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Radioimmunoassay is an assay technique for detection and estimation of immune molecule complexes, antibodies, hormones and related substances from a given sample. This is sensitive and specific in vitro technique for research work laboratories. Because of the fact that this technique involves using radioactive isotopes, one needs great expertise to use this technique. Another example …

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Heart healthy diets

9 incredible Heart healthy diets

Cardiac disease is one of the major health issues worldwide. The sluggish lifestyle, the quality of food that we eat especially the high fat, junk food, impacts badly on heart health.  Therefore, it’s good to be aware of what’s good for your heart health.  Maintaining a healthy lifestyle ensures heart health. One major point of …

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The importance and health benefits of free play for kids

The importance and health benefits of free play for kids

Free play for kids is child-driven, volunteered and unstructured kind of playing. The situation is simply “let them be” type. Whatever the kids do, they plan, design and execute it as they want. Childhood is full of curiosity, energy and enthusiasm. Giving the child opportunity for free play as parents, elder siblings or caregivers means …

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brown rice benefits

Brown rice: Health benefits

Rice in the staple food for many regions and are grown primarily all over the world. There is a wide variety of rice available in the market ranging from long grained basmati rice, white rice, brown rice black rice and also glutinous rice. But all are different in terms of their health benefits. If we …

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How to treat anxiety attacks

How to relieve anxiety?

Have you ever been nervous while in some interview or when it’s first ever presentation, more like a stage fright? Being a little bit confused is normal. But the problem is that these feelings of nervousness and confusion sometimes get too much to handle, prolonged and influence badly on a person’s performance and emotional stability. …

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This is what makes you a night owl person

This is what makes you a night owl

Ever find it difficult to go to bed early and waking up tired for not having enough of sleep? And that you are more productive in night hours and feel like a zombie the whole day. Many of us have habit of staying up late at night and getting up late in morning. If so, …

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Block Fallopian Tube - The main Reason of Female Infertility.

Blocked fallopian tube

Fallopian tubes are part of female reproductive system lined by hair-like structures. These aid in transferring the eggs from ovaries to womb or uterus for conception. Moreover, these hair-like structures also aid in transfer of sperms to egg for conception. Thus, fallopian tubes have significant role when it comes to conceiving pregnancy. Sometimes, due to …

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