Kati Bihu 2019 Wishes: WhatsApp Sticker Messages, Kongali Bihu Greetings, GIF Images, Bihu Quotes & Facebook Status to Share on This Festival

Representational Image (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons) Before the festival of lights lit in, people in Assam are going to lighten the earthen lamps at the foot of their household tulsi plant, granary, garden and the paddy fields. This ritual signifies the auspicious festival of Kongali Bihu, fondly called Kati Bihu. Unlike Bohag Bihu which is… Read More »

Mindfulness meditation study shows changes in neural responses to pain and fear

Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to alter how the brain processes fear memories. In a study that will appear in the Nov. 1 issue of Biological Psychiatry, a team led by researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) report that mindfulness meditation appears to help extinguish fearful associations. A common way to… Read More »

This Is Why Pancreatic Cancer Is So Hard to Treat

Africa Studio/Shutterstock Pancreatic cancer is difficult to treat largely because the early signs are vague, the cancer is highly aggressive, and no screening test exists yet. But the future is starting to look hopeful. When Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek announced that he has late-stage pancreatic cancer in March 2019, his fans were stunned. The cancer… Read More »

If you only eat one thing make it this

Oily fish is the one food that is essential to the health of our brains, hearts and vision, yet one in five of us NEVER eat it and a quarter haven’t eaten it the last six months, new research has found – here’s what to do As far as favourite tastes of the British palate go, oily… Read More »