29 Oct 2016

AIIMS study links spike in arthritis symptoms to rising pollution levels

Particulate matter is the lethal dust found in Delhi’s air due to a number of reasons, including vehicular pollution and construction waste.
AIIMS hospital in New Delhi.

IT’s not just respiratory disorders, a three-year study conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has found that increasing particulate matter levels in Delhi’s air has “significant correlation” with a spike in arthritis symptoms. The study also found that a significant percentage of healthy persons who were monitored since 2014 tested positive for autoantibodies, which indirectly suggests a condition referred to as autoimmunity, when the body’s immune system turns against itself and attacks healthy cells.

5 reasons why Google Pixel XL can be the best phone for you


5 reasons why Google Pixel XL can be the best phone for you

On Thursday we reviewed the Pixel XL, which is -- technically -- Google's first phone and its first direct competitor for the iPhone 7. This is a nice phone. No, cross that. It's an awesome phone and not just nice. Yet, overall, we said, the iPhone 7 edges it slightly on the strength of features like stereo speakers, better design and waterproof body. But that doesn't mean that the iPhone 7 is the best phone for everyone willing to spend Rs 60,000.

If you smoke or drink , Vitamin E can prove really bad for your immunity



The study showed that vitamin E increased pneumonia risk by 68% among men who had the highest exposure to smoking and who did not exercise. (Shutterstock)

Depending on lifestyle choices, taking vitamin E supplements for boosting immunity can have different effects on modifying the risk of pneumonia in older men, a study has found.

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