DNA testing becoming increasingly popular to diagnose and treat lifestyle diseases, reduce health risk

Bijan Dutta, a 45-year-old businessman from Assam, suffered from Androgenetic alopecia or hair loss to the extent of a barren head. Upon consultation at a Kolkata clinic, he was asked to undergo a hair transplant procedure. Despite medication and nutritional [Read More…]

‘Astonishing’ rise in demand for exorcisms putting mental health at risk, report finds

n “astonishing” rise in harmful Christian exorcisms is being partly driven by migrant communities, a think tank has warned. A report by Theos, a think tank focusing on religion, found that experts were concerned that the “booming industry” in exorcisms was [Read More…]

Sedentary lifestyle may increase risk of environmentally induced lung disease

An inactive lifestyle may increase the risk of environmentally induced asthma symptoms. In a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology—Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency researchers found that sedentary rats exposed to varying degrees [Read More…]