There’s hope for cancer patients. A jet lag drug could ease chemotherapy-induced pain

There’s hope for cancer patients. A jet lag drug could ease chemotherapy-induced pain

A drug used to ease the effects of jet lag may also prevent the painful side effects of cancer medications, a study claims. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and University of Aberdeen in the UK found that a drug known as melatonin appeared to prevent pain caused by chemotherapy damage to nerves by blocking the harmful effects on nerve health. They focused on a common condition known as chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain (CINP), which causes tingling and pain to touch and cold temperatures, that can be severe enough to cause…

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‘Ease of doing biz’ is not ‘ease of making money’: Steel minister

‘Ease of doing biz’ is not ‘ease of making money’: Steel minister

Steel minister Chaudhary Birender Singh on Tuesday said India needs to raise per capita consumption of the commodity, while asking the industry to play ethical by differentiating between ‘ease of doing business’ and ‘ease of making money’. It is not just the duty of the government or the steel ministry in specific, each one has a role to play, he said at KATM conference on raw materials for steel and power here. He was speaking on the key role society has to play with regard to various issues be it…

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Walk can ease your stress. Here’s how

Walk can ease your stress. Here’s how

Imagine a scenario – You have to submit that critical report one week early. Your pulse races and blood pressure increases. What are you going to do? Before you face a sudden breakdown due to anger, try going out for a stress busting walk. One of the best ways to relieve the stress is to simply walk them away. Yes, walkinghas multiple benefits including reducing stress and anxiety. It’s now well medically and practically proven that a walk is the best stress buster we always had and it costs us…

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Tips to ease perimenopause symptoms

Tips to ease perimenopause symptoms

For women in their 40s, perimenopause can kick in, causing all kinds of problems. We got this email from a viewer: Dear Dr. Manny, My doctor told me being on the pill can help relieve perimenopause symptoms, but are there any exercises I can do to help? Thanks, Marla Perimenopause is the stage before menopause when a woman’s ovaries stop making as much estrogen as they used to. It can last up to four years and can even start in a woman’s thirties. A blood test can confirm if your…

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Can ‘electroacupuncture’ ease constipation?

Can ‘electroacupuncture’ ease constipation?

Acupuncture paired with mild electric currents may be better than doing nothing at all to relieve severe constipation, a Chinese study suggests. Researchers randomly assigned patients to receive either what’s known as electroacupuncture, where an electrical current is passed between a pair of acupuncture needles, or a dummy treatment with similar needles, for eight weeks.Compared with the dummy procedure, patients in the electroacupuncture group experienced a significantly greater increase in weekly bowel movements, the study found. “Most of the patients with severe constipation have to take medicine constantly for defecation,”…

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5 ways to meditate with ease

5 ways to meditate with ease

Meditate at ease For many meditation is not as simple as it seems. Sometimes your mind wanders off or your body is tired and you are unable to concentrate. If you are one of those, apply these tips to clear that block to meditate with ease. Go serene If you have a cluttered mind running wild with thoughts, get your attention back by thinking of peaceful settings of green grass, birds chirping, a stream flowing… basically sounds of nature which can guide you to a relaxed mind. Sit at ease…

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Rye bread intake can help ease irritable bowel syndrome

Rye bread intake can help ease irritable bowel syndrome

Rye bread intake can help ease irritable bowel syndrome (Katrin Ray Shumakov/Getty Images) The patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) will experience milder symptoms with regular intake of rye bread that is low in FODMAP (fermentable oligo- di- and mono-saccharides and polyols). In a new study, it has been revealed that the people, who ate rye bread low in FODMAP experienced ease than patients who ate normal rye bread. “Our study shows that reduction of FODMAP content of a major food staple, such as rye bread, may reduce some symptoms…

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Yoga may additionally help Ease results of most cancers

Yoga may additionally help Ease results of most cancers

a new observe has observed that yoga helps in decreasing anxiety, depression, fatigue and will increase the herbal killer mobile counts of cancer patients. The central Council of studies in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN) has performed two research initiatives in collaboration with Swami Vivekananda Yoga research basis, Bangalore on application of yoga in enhancing fine of lifestyles in cancer sufferers. the first became on an ‘incorporated approach of yoga therapy in the control of cancer’. This take a look at showed yoga led to higher reproduction boom, decreased misery, reduced…

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