Immunotherapy is novel approach that uses the body’s own immune system to fight cancer, a ‘demon’ that clearly remains one of the most dreaded diseases. Our immune system – with its army of specialized cells, chemical substances, tissues and organs – fights and protects our body from a range of disease-causing pathogens. And it CAN even destroy cancer cells.
Smoking is one of the leading causes of lung cancer, followed by exposure to asbestos and radon. But not many people are aware that exhaust fumes from diesel fuels is also one of the potent risk factors for developing this deadly form of cancer.
Sugar may be downright irresistible but it can be easily named as one of the most damaging ingredients for our health. Of course all sugars are not created equal. As part of well-balanced diet, specific sugar - for example derived from fruits, grains and whole fresh foods - is not worrisome. But added sugars from processed foods and beverages are nothing but extra calories providing little or no nutritional value. When it comes to understanding the side-effects of consuming too much sugar, weight gain is considered the number one factor along with the increased risk of diabetes. But extra calories, weight gain and diabetes risks are just the tip of the iceberg.
What is one thing you likely to never forget when stepping out of your home?
Yes, we are talking about your mobile phone. To say that the device has become an integral part of our life will be an understatement. With the world going more digital, the mobile phone too has transformed from a simple communication gadget to a smart device that has changed the way we live. Whether it is talking, texting, sharing e-mails, browsing the internet, playing games or staying connected on social media channels, the fact is we are spending more and more time using our mobile phones.