Reiki - an introduction

2007-10-17 12:11 AM JO - Health is Wealth
At every stage of human evolution we are given certain tools to help us deal with our problems at that particular time. Life today is more complicated than it used to be. We go through complex and stressful situations. What we are now looking for is something that will help us cope with life and live it as it should be lived; in peace, joy, harmony and abundance. There is an increasing


Cure diseases by Pranayam :

2007-09-11 07:59 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Practising breathing exercises improve breathing, reduce tension and stress and support the immune system The body's immune system plays a pivotal role in the prevention of colds and nasal allergies. Practising the Yog Mudra and breathing exercises improve breathing, reduce tension and stress and support the immune system. The Ling Mudra when practised with Pranayam cures congestion in the



2007-09-01 08:28 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Yoga and Yogacise... What it's all about... Try this simple exercise in the morning, as u get out of bed. S-T-R-E-T-C-H! You will discover how rejuvenating it is and how painless. And that is Yoga basically is a series of gentle stretch exercises. So forget the 'Trendies' who say that to be beautiful, one must undergo pain. Yoga is the one form of exercise that is kind to your muscles and does

Spinach and Cauliflower Pizza

2007-09-01 07:45 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Ingredients : pizza bread - 2 cauliflower - 250 gm spinach - 1 bundle onion - 1 green chillie paste - 1/2 tsp garlic flakes - 2 capsicum rings - few salt - to taste for white sauce: milk - 2 cups wheat flour - 2 tbsp butter - 1-2 tsp salt pepper Method : Heat the butter, add wheat flour and roast. Then slowly add milk taking care tht no lumps are formed. Stir continuously till milk thickens

Open Sandwich

2007-09-01 07:13 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Ingredients : brown bread slices toasted - 4 boiled mix vegetables - 1 cup thick curds - 1 cup tomato ketchup - 2 tbsp salt and pepper to taste cabbage leaves -4 Method : Mix curds with vegetables, salt, cabbage, pepper and tomato ketchup. Place leaf on each slice (toasted) and then put the filling . Serve with tea or coffee.


2007-09-01 07:10 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Ingredients : brown bread slices - 8shredded cucumber - 4 tbspshredded beetroot - 4 tbsptomatoes sliced - 2butter - 4 tspfor dry chutney:pepper corns - 3jeera - 1 tspamchur or dry mango powder - 1/2 tspmustard powder - 1/2 tspsalt to taste Method : Butter the bread slices. Spread cucumber, beet andtomatoes on one slice. Sprinkle little dry chutney(Mixall the ingredients together). Cover with

Cottage Cheese Burger

2007-09-01 05:26 AM JO - Health is Wealth
burger breads - 2tomato - 2 slicesonion - 2 slices for the filling:thick curds - 1 1/2 cups shredded cabbage - 1 cupgreen chillie+ginger paste - 1 tspjeera - 1/2 tsplemon juice - 1/2 tspsalt to tastebutter - 2 tsp Hang curds in a muslin cloth for 4-5 hrs. Add shredded cabbage, ginger-chillie paste and all other dry ingredients.Add lemon juice and form round cutlets. Roast the cutlets on a non


Novelty frankie

2007-08-31 08:00 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Ingredients : paneer made from skimmed milk - 1 cupgrated dooodhi(bottle gourd) - 1 cupginger-chillie paste - 1 tspcoriander leaves -1 tbspsalt to taste oil - 1 tsp For dough : maida - 1/2 cupwheat flour - 1/2 cupsalt - pinchwater(ice cold) - For chutney : amchur or dry mango powder - 1 tspred chillie powder - 1/4 tspvinegar - 1 tsppowdered sugar - 1/2 tspsalt to tastelittle waterfew onions

Special pav bhaji

2007-08-31 07:38 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Ingredients : paus - 1rajma - 2 tbspmasoor - 2 tbspdried green peas - 2 tbsppotato - 1onion - 1garlic - 4 flakestomatoes - 3 smallturmeric - 1/4 tspred chillie powder - 1/2 tsppav bhaji masala - 1 tbsplemon - 1 slicecoriander leaves - 2 tbspbutter - 1 tsp Method : Soak the pulses for 6-7 hours. Boil pulses and potato.Chop onions and tomatoes finely. Crush garlic. Heat 1 tsp butter in a non

Apple kheer

2007-08-31 07:28 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Ingredients : apple - 1skimmed milk - 300 mlcornflour - 2 tspartificial sweetener - few dropsvanilla essense - few dropsMethod :Boil the milk and cool it. Mix cornflour in 2 cups of milk and make a cornflour paste. Add the cornflour paste to the milk. Wash apple and grate. Immediately add grated apple to the milk and boil it, stirring continuously. Remove kheer from flame, add artificial

Iced milk

2007-08-31 07:24 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Ingredients : milk - 1 glasselaichi powder - 1/2 tspsabja seeds - 1 tbspsugar substitute - 2 drops Method :Mix the sugar substitute in milk, add elaichi and mix. Take half glass of milk , pour it in a tall glass and set overnight ortill milk ice forms. Soak sabja in little water for half an hourand add it to the remaining milk. Pour this milk over 'milk ice' and serve.

Jam crackers

2007-08-31 07:23 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Ingredients : papaya - 1 apple - 1 sweet limes - 4 sugar substitute - 2 drops mixed fruit essense - 1 tsp cream cracker biscuits - 6 Method : Peel the fruits. Chop them fine. Heat in an open pan. Stir continuously. Cook till all water evaporates and mixture leaves sides. Then add essense. Cool. Add sugar substitute and mix well. Spread the jam over the biscuit and serve.

sweet lime surprise

2007-08-31 07:22 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Ingredients: thick curds - 4 cupssweet limes - 4little yellow coloursaccharin - 2 dropsfew sweet lime slices(optional) Method: Tie the curds in a muslin cloth for one hour. Cut the sweetlime into two and squeeze out the juice. Do not throw away the peel. Scoop out fibres from sweet lime and wash. Then keep it in the freezer overnight. Mix curds, juice, sugar substitute adn little yellow colour.


2007-08-31 07:21 AM JO - Health is Wealth
Ingredients: marie biscuits - 18milk - 3 cupscustard powder - 3 tbspcocoa powder - 3 tbspsugar substitute - 4 tabletsvanilla essense - 1/4 tsphot water -dessicated coconut for decoration. Method: Mix cocoa, custard powder with little water and add it to the milk. Heat the mixture till thick. Stir continuously and cool. Add vanilla essense and sugar substitute. Set in the freezer. Dip all the


Wegener's Granulomatosis

2007-07-04 02:43 AM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
{CT- Head Lacrimal gland Enlargement} {Two weeks Ago} {Now} Mr M. ,a labourer in a brick kiln earning less than 3000 rupees a month. He lives with his family of four and is the sole bread winner of his family. He has been diagnosed to have This life-threatening illness called Wegener's Granulomatosis which is an aggressive form of ANCA-associated systemic vasculitis.It is invariably fatal if


My Genetic Journey!

2007-03-03 05:28 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
The genetic markers that define my ancestral history reach back roughly 60,000 years to the first common marker of all non-African men, M168. If you look at the map highlighting my ancestors' route, you will see that members of haplogroup H carry the following Y-chromosome markers: M168 > M89 > M69 This lineage represents one of the very earliest pre-historic migrations into India, and today

Live Webcasts of Surgeries and Medical Procedures.

2007-03-03 05:25 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
Here is a website which offers you Live Surgeries or Live Procedures as Webcasts or Video Pod-casts...OR-Live TM . Here we can also view previous webcasts stored in Archives section which range from "Mitral valve repair operation" by Dr Steven Bolling, an internationally renowned cardiac surgeon to "Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy " from McLeod Health and many more. Physicians will even

Heart Sounds

2007-03-03 05:24 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
{Photo courtesy: Creative Commons} Here is a great site : Cardiosource, to listen and appreciate Heart sounds. We can listen to heart sounds of various conditions like Mitral Regurgitation, Aortic Stenosis,Innocent Systolic Murmur, Aortic Regurgitation, Mitral Stenosis, Fourth Heart Sound, Third Heart Sound, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Acute Aortic Regurgitation, Atrial

High-Dose Atorvastatin after Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack

2007-03-03 05:23 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
NEJM Volume 355:549-559 August 10, 2006 Number 6 High-Dose Atorvastatin after Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack The Stroke Prevention by Aggressive Reduction in Cholesterol Levels (SPARCL) Investigators Background: Statins reduce the incidence of strokes among patients at increased risk for cardiovascular disease; whether they reduce the risk of stroke after a recent stroke or transient

Save 'Nirali' - Participate in Marrow Drive.

2007-03-03 05:22 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
18-month old Nirali Naik has been diagnosed with a rare type of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and needs a marrow transplant to be treated. She needs a bone marrow donation from a Indian/South Asian donor. Since Indians are a minority race in USA, in the national marrow registry, there aren't as many Indians registered and as a result, the possibility of a match is much less for patients of

Vaccines... A nice site with lot of info!

2007-03-03 05:20 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
{image courtesy: Creative Commons}A vaccine is an antigenic preparation used to modulate immunity to a disease. The term derives from Edward Jenner's use of cowpox ("vacca" means cow in Latin), which, when administered to humans, provided them protection against smallpox, which Pasteur and others perpetuated. The process of distributing and administrating vaccines is referred to as vaccination.

Advances in Cardiovascular Disease Manangement - PAD

2007-03-03 05:19 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
I attended a CME program on "Advances in Cardiovascular Disease Management" recently and I want to share the gist of what all I learned form the program. Take Home Messages are :- 1. Peripheral Artery Disease: a) Only 10% of patients with PAD have 'classic' claudication.40% will have 'atypical symptoms' and 50% are 'asymptomatic'.So we are bound to loose 90% of patients suffering from PAD if we

A New Drug to Rx Type 2 Diabetes : JANUVIA

2007-03-03 05:18 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
{Diabetes treated with daily tablets;Image courtesy:Creative Commons} 'JANUVIA' , a new drug got approval by FDA for treating Type II Diabetes. JANUVIA contains 'Sitagliptin Phosphate', an orally-active inhibitor of the 'Dipeptidyl Peptidase - 4' (DDP-4) enzyme. The Food and Drug Administration said it approved Januvia, which enhances the body's own ability to lower blood sugar levels, after

Eugene Braunwald MD on Management of Non-ST-Elevation MI

2007-03-03 05:17 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
Eugene Braunwald, MD, MA(HON), MD(HON), SCD(HON) Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine,Harvard Medical School; Editor of Harrison's Principles of Medicine; Chairman, TIMI Study Group,Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston. ...talks about the management of Non-ST-Eleavation Myocardial Infarction in this podcast.Enjoy! - Dr.Penukonda powered by ODEO Harrison's Grand Rounds View and listen

Vein Viewer

2007-03-03 05:15 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
No one wants to be poked repeatedly by medical personnel trying to draw blood, start an IV, or administer drugs. So Luminetx developed a quick fix: Its VeinViewer calls upon near-infrared, a digital video camera, and an image processor to locate veins immediately, without the pain (or puncture wounds) left by trial and error. Unlike ultrasound, which requires extensive training, the VeinViewer

37th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris.

2007-03-03 05:14 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
3D reconstruction of Acr1 from M tuberculosis{Image courtesy: Creative Commons , Chriskennaway}Note: Acr1 encodes the virulence factor alfa-crystallin (Acr) 1, a protein that has been reported to be essential for M. tuberculosis replication in macrophagesParis (1 November 2006) — Global TB leaders at the 37th Union World Conference on Lung Health announced today that US $95 million will be

Attend Cyberounds!

2007-03-03 05:12 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
Cyberounds® interactive grand rounds is moderated by distinguished academics, exclusively for physicians, medical students and other selected health professionals. Cyberounds® is a website for health professionals. You'll need to register but once you receive a personal password you can attend any conference. Cyberounds® is free and is produced by interMDnet Corporation, an information company

Eat Less - Live Longer!

2007-03-03 05:11 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
Canto, left, a rhesus monkey, is aging fairly well at 25 on a calorie restriction diet. Owen, though only a year older than Canto, is frail and moves slowly. He eats a normal dietOne for the Ages: A Prescription That May Extend Life Calorie-restricted diets, which involve eating about 30 percent fewer calories than normal, can extend life consistently in a variety of animal species.{Click here


Web-based Curriculum on EBM, an article.

2007-02-20 11:22 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
An Interactive Web-based Curriculum on Evidence-based Medicine: Design and Effectiveness Katherine Schilling, EdD; John Wiecha, MD, MPH, Deepika Polineni, MD, MPH; Souad Khalil, MS. BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Medical education experts have called for improved training in evidencebased medicine (EBM) and the increased use of e-learning technologies in medical education. In response, we developed

Sleep Deprivation Tied to High Blood Pressure

2007-02-20 11:21 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
{iMage courtesy: Paul Bence Creative Commons }Obesity, heavy drinking, and taking birth control pills all increase risk for high blood pressure (hypertension). New research reveals that inadequate sleep is a significant risk factor for hypertension as well. In a just-released study, researchers followed 4,810 adults with no apparent sleep disorders for 8-10 years. On average, the subjects slept

Clinical Trials built Enduring Bonds.

2007-02-20 11:21 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
{ Friendship, Photo Courtesy: Creative Commons} Two mothers became friends under the most stressful circumstances, trying to save their babies from the rare and fatal Pompe disease. Deb Koncel, a Chicago office administrator, and Jean Kelly, a bank manager from a small Iowa town, met seven years ago, as their sons fought for their lives in a tiny clinical trial of a drug at Duke University

Promising Alzheimer's Clue Found

2007-02-20 11:20 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
{Photo Courtesy: Creative Commons} The researchers discovered a panel of 23 proteins specific to the neurodegenerative disease when comparing CSF samples from a group of patients suffering from Alzheimer's, with samples from a control group of asymptomatic patients and patients with other forms of dementia. The discovery holds promise for developing a diagnostic test for Alzheimer's. Currently,

Good News about AIDS

2007-02-20 11:20 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
The announcement about the results in two African studies of male circumcision may be the most important development in AIDS research since the debut of antiretroviral drugs more than a decade ago. The National Institutes of Health halted studies in Uganda and Kenya when it became overwhelmingly clear that circumcision significantly reduces men’s chances of catching H.I.V. The studies

FDA Proposes Labeling Changes to OTC Pain Relievers

2007-02-20 11:19 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
{Photo courtesy: Creative Commons, tizzie} The dangers of over-the-counter painkillers will be prominently highlighted on the labels of hundreds of common remedies under a proposal announced Tuesday by the Food and Drug Administration. The proposed warnings -- about possible liver failure from acetaminophen and gastrointestinal bleeding from other medicines such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen

Medicine and The Arts.

2007-02-20 11:19 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
What The Doctor Said by Raymond Carver He said it doesn't look good he said it looks bad in fact real bad he said I counted thirty-two of them on one lung before I quit counting them I said I'm glad I wouldn't want to know about any more being there than that he said are you a religious man do you kneel down in forest groves and let yourself ask for help when you come to a waterfall mist


2007-02-20 11:18 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
Doctors' sloppy handwriting kills more than 7,000 people annually. It's a shocking statistic, and, according to a July 2006 report from the National Academies of Science's Institute of Medicine (IOM), preventable medication mistakes also injure more than 1.5 million Americans annually. Many such errors result from unclear abbreviations and dosage indications and illegible writing on some of the

Active Minds May Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

2007-02-20 11:17 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
January 23, 2007 08:40:39 PM PST By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) For the first time, scientists have shown that learning slows the build-up in the brain of protein plaques and tangles that are the signature of Alzheimer's disease.Although the study was conducted in mice, it does reinforce the idea that, in humans, maintaining an active mind may help


For FUN: Confirmatory Scan to know whether it's a BOY!

2006-12-21 01:43 AM స్మైల్ - iMedicine


Video of Vein Viewer

2006-11-01 11:00 PM స్మైల్ - iMedicine
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