Poor oral health can result in poor overall health. George Taylor Image source: Google Images Rightly said! The way to a healthy gut and constitution is via mouth. It is, therefore, imperative to maintain a good oral hygiene and, to support a good oral health we must have an insight into our oral environment, the … Continue reading We are the Superorganisms. Part 3: The Oral Microbiome
http://www.phys.org Skin is the outermost covering of the human body. It acts as an interface between the body and the external environment, thus, forming the first line of defense of our body, protecting it against pathogens and other foreign invaders. Besides, it also regulates the body temperature and enables the sensation of heat, touch and … Continue reading We are the SUPERORGANISMS! Part 2: Skin Microbiota
Yay Yay Yay!!! Hey hey..wait. This time We are heroes not by our "great deeds" but by our constitution. Confused? Come lets check out!! We, Homo sapiens sapiens, are the superorganisms. We host a variety of many other organisms and share our body and its internal environment with millions and trillions of microbial species. A … Continue reading We Are The SUPERORGANISMS! Part 1: Introduction
Pheww, the scorching June sun! The sun outside is no less than a blowtorch these days. In fact, the entire nation is bearing the brunt of heat waves. A heat wave is a period of prolonged high surface temperatures of 45ºC and above for more than two days. As per meteorological … Continue reading Game Of Temperatures: Soaring degrees, Sinking bodies.
Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, a type of dementia, that adversely affects memory, thinking, and behavior. It majorly affects elderly of 65 years and above, but there are chances of early onset of the disorder. There are approximately 9.9 million people suffering from the disease, with one new case every 3.2 seconds (source: The … Continue reading Aspirin could be a new ray of hope to Alzheimer’s disease.
Access to safe drinking water is becoming a challenge with each passing day. Increasing industrialization and urbanization have only further aggravated the issue. Our holy river the Ganges is the best example noted. Though water purifiers offer a temporary solution for the portable water purification, at the household level, yet a major section of the society is … Continue reading The F-Sand Filters.
Nipah virus, rare and dangerous, spread in India-The New York Times. India's Kerela state on high alert amid Nipah virus outbreak- India News The death toll from Nipah virus rises to 15 in Kerela-The Economics Times. This century has been an era of disease outbreaks. Every now and then TV screens and the Internet media are … Continue reading Another one hits the list.