AYUSH ministry wants states to promote manufacturing of herbal formulation to boost immunity
The formulation made of herbs tulsi (basil leaves), Dalchini (cinnamon bark ), Sunthi (dry ginger powder) and krishna marich (black pepper) will be manufactured and sold in generic name ‘Ayush Kwath' or ‘Ayush Kudineer' or ‘Ayush Joshanda', according to a letter written by the ministry to all the States/UTs and ASU drug manufacturers on April 24. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Quick, Tasty and Healthy Spaghetti Bolognese
This is a quick and easy dish I designed for the contestants on Biggest Loser Australia. It only takes 15 minutes to make, so it’s the perfect meal to prepare during a busy week. My secret to the perfect Bolognese is to start by choosing quality ingredients. I use pasture-fed beef because I love the greater depth of flavor it gives to the overall dish. This Bolognese is also great using turkey mince for those who prefer a lighter meat. I use fresh, ripe Roma tomatoes when they are in season or alternatively, you can also use good quality organic tinned Roma tomatoes. Roma tomatoes are naturally sweeter than regular o...
Source: TIME: Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Winners of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE for Medical Laboratory Testing Were Announced in April, Five Years After the Competition Began
More than 312 teams applied for the completion and the prize-winning hand-held device uses clinical laboratory assays to diagnose up to 34 different medical conditions Star Trek fans among clinical laboratory manager and pathologist will be excited to learn that the winners of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE were announced earlier this year, five years after […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - July 24, 2017 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Laboratory Pathology anemia atrial fibrillation Basil Harris Basil Leaf Technologies cholesterol Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Chung-Kang Peng clinical laboratory Dark Daily dark intelligence group Dark Report Diabetes Mell Source Type: news

Star Trek tricorder: This may be the best we can do – for now
DxtER, created by Basil Leaf Technologies and its Final Frontier Medical Devices team [Image courtesy of Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize]They don’t diagnose diseases with a few waves of the hand, the way that Dr. Leonard McCoy would with his tricorder on Star Trek. But 2 mobile platforms – algorithms and sensors paired with smart devices – nearly met the Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize’s audacious benchmarks for diagnosing 13 disease states. In the process, a Philadelphia area team started by siblings and a Taiwan-based team sponsored by HTC Corp. each took home millions of dollars as Tricorder XPrize winners after a...
Source: Mass Device - April 14, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Diagnostics mHealth (Mobile Health) News Well basilleaftechnologies htc MedTech Qualcomm qualcommtricorderxprize Source Type: news

A Sophisticated Seafood Dip That Anyone Can Throw Together
Crab dip is delightful and guacamole is a unanimous favorite, so what's better than those two party dips? Combining the vibrant seafood and creamy avocado into one killer dish. Chef Curtis Stone says his fresh crab and avocado dip is quick, easy and, of course, delicious. "I tell you, everybody that tries it will absolutely love it," he says. He adds aromatic seasoning with crisp chives and basil, and kicks the flavor profile up a notch with some heat from a red jalapeño. Serve with tortilla chips or toasted pita for a bite of crunch. Fresh Crab and Avocado Dip By Curtis Stone Serves 6 Ingredients 4 firm but ripe a...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elevate Your Tailgate With These Healthier Game Day Favorites
If you're like me, and love game day snacks as much as sacks, you're not alone. Many sports fans fess up to enjoying football food more than the game. Problem is, typical fan fare like chips and dip, burgers and brats, pizza, wings and beer can easily add up to more than a day's worth of calories and several days' worth of saturated fat -- all before kick-off! Here are some of my favorite lighter football snacks so you don't end up feeling like a 300-pound lineman by the end of the season. Skinny Dips To contain calories when there's a "blitz" on chips and dip, I opt for dips with more filling fiber and fewer calories ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 7, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are the health benefits of basil?
Basil (Ocimum basilicum), also known as Saint Joseph's Wort, is a herb belonging to the mint family Lamiaceae often used as a seasoning in cooking. Basil is native to India and other tropical areas of Asia. The herb is well known for its use in Italian cuisine - it is a major ingredient in pesto sauce. Basil is also commonly used Indonesian, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisine. The word Basil derives from the Greek word "basileus", which means "king". The Oxford English Dictionary says that basil may have been used as "some royal unguent, bath, or medicine"... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news