Estd. 2010

Category: Medical News

Millennials not as healthy as they think : New Report

Millennials are at higher risk of both physical and mental illness according to a new report from TIME.

Ex-AIIMS Doctor Dr.Rajiv Gupta Shot Dead in Karnal

Karnal, Haryana: In an unfortunate incident, Dr,Rajiv Gupta Managing Director of Amritdhara Hospital was shot dead by unknown men. Read More

NEET 2019 : Train Delays, Exam Centre change on Short Notice Causes Inconvenience to Students

New Delhi. NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test), is conducted every year for entry into medical and dental courses in government or private medical colleges and dental colleges in India. This year the conduct of exams has been met with criticism due to last minute change in exam venues and train delays limiting students from writing the exam. Karanataka Chief Minister expressed his concern on twitter handle blaming the centre for being careless with the conduct of exam that decided the future of aspiring young students. The exam conducting authority has maintained silence on the issue.

Excess Iron May Cause Alzheimer’s Disease

While iron supplementation has been promoted for years, A new study shows definite links of excess iron to Alzheimers disease.

High iron levels in your blood can lead to the production of free radicals that can damage neurons in your brain. It’s also believed that iron accumulates at high levels, and is extremely reactive in the beta-amyloid plaques found in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients.

A new animal study revealed that reducing iron levels in the blood triggered levels of beta-amyloid and phosphorylated tau protein, which disrupts the ability of neurons to conduct electrical signals, to return to normal.

Experts on metal metabolism in the body said the research highlights the role of metal ions in the development of Alzheimer’s, as excess iron accumulation in the brain is a consistent observation in Alzheimer’s disease.


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