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Health and Technology Human Body Medicine

Serotonin – The ‘Feel-Good’ Neurotransmitter

For majority of us “Happiness” is an emotional state of being. Did you guys know that this highest form of satisfaction that we all long for is , indeed, biological & neurochemical! Surprised, lets find out more of it here:
Serotonin – The ‘Feel-Good’ Neurotransmitter

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The Corona Rampant

The Corona Rampant, Part 1: The Timeline

“Jaan hai toh jahaan hai.” This was what our Prime Minister quoted in his address when he announced a complete lockdown across the nation to fight the ghastly CORONA virus spread. Given the fact, the new virus pandemic, COVID-19, has taken a toll on entire global population irrespective of their regional, racial and social differences. […]

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Health and Technology Human Body Medicine

The Human Brain Pacifier: GABA

“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.“ ~~Dalai Lama 89% of India’s population live with stress, depression and anxiety. Be it the people who are in the corporate sector or kids at schools, teenagers in colleges, family issues, business problems, relationships turmoils, etc, in fact, in every front […]

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Health and Technology Human Body Medicine

The homing pigeons of the brain!!

A chemical imbalance in the brain occurs when neurotransmitters are present either in excess or in little quantities. A healthy living is marked by a striking balance between both physical and emotional well being. And to strike that balance between the two, the controlling center of our body-BRAIN, plays a crucial role. For Brain to […]

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Health and Technology Human Body Medicine

Synapses: Key to Neuronal Communication

Synapses are the junctions between neurons that serve as a site of signal transmission. They are vital in maintaining the plasticity of brain, learning and memory. As we recollect from the previous blog the brain is the most complex organ in the Universe. It provides centralized commands for all the physiological and metabolic activities in […]

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Health and Technology Human Body

What’s inside our ‘brain’?

Human brain is one of the most complex living structures of the Universe. Weighing just 1.3 kg on an average, this organ, occupying the highest position in the skeletal framework, is the command centre of the entire body. It is accountable for every aspect of our body functions ranging from movement, action,emotions, heart-rate to sexual […]

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Evolution Health and Technology The animal Kingdom

How did the “the thinking man” evolve? An overview of our Evolutionary History.

It is not the strongest of the species that survives nor the most intelligent survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change, that lives within the means available and works cooperatively against common threats. —-Charles Darwin Our planet Earth came into existence about 4.54 billion years ago. Since then it has witnessed […]

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Health and Technology Medicine Microbiology

We are the Superorganisms! Part 5: The Genitourinary Flora

Introduction Human bodies are an amazing constitution wherein each part of the body is assigned a specific role to fulfil. On one hand, the upper part is entrusted with brainy and emoji displays, the lower part, on the other hand, is charged with waste elimination and procreation. And lastly, we being the ‘super organisms‘ are […]

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Health and Technology Medicine Microbiology

We are the Superorganisms! Part 4: The Gut Microbiome

All diseases begin in the gut! Hippocrates, The Father of Modern Medicine, 470-360 BC. Overview It is rightly said that ‘We are what we eat’. Our overall health is a reflection of our diet. The food we eat is digested and absorbed in our intestines. It is, therefore, important to maintain a healthy gut system […]

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Health and Technology Medicine Microbiology

We are the Superorganisms. Part 3: The Oral Microbiome

Poor oral health can result in poor overall health. George Taylor 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 microbial ecosystem in there, […]