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M.Phil (Food Service Management), M.Sc. (Food Service Management)

Adeline Dorcas

Adeline Dorcas is an alumni of Women’s Christian College, Chennai. She is passionate about teaching and writing. She loves spending time with family and friends.

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New Obesity Treatment: Brain Stimulation May Reduce Food Cravings

New Obesity Treatment: Brain Stimulation May Reduce Food Cravings

Obesity treatment by stimulating the brain to alter its intrinsic reward system which may reduce food cravings. Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS), a medical treatment uses magnetic energy to stimulate neurons in specific areas of the brain can treat obesity, depression and addictive behaviors.

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Musical and Bilingual Knowledge Can Improve Brain Function

Musical and Bilingual Knowledge Can Improve Brain Function

Learning music and speaking two languages (bilingual) can improve brain function. Musicians and bilinguals have effective thinking skills which can prevent dementia.

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Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Stroke and Dementia Risk

Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Stroke and Dementia Risk

Developing new software using artificial intelligence (AI) can help detect and measure the severity of small vessel disease which is a neurological disease and one of the commonest causes of stroke and dementia.

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World Hypertension Day

World Hypertension Day

World Hypertension Day is observed on 17th May every year. The Theme for World Hypertension Day 2018 is " Know your Numbers," with the main aim to create awareness on hypertension.

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Protein Intake May Improve Growth Patterns in Formula-fed Infants

Protein Intake May Improve Growth Patterns in Formula-fed Infants

Protein intake from different food sources such as dairy-based and meat-based can have a significant impact on growth and development in formula-fed infants.

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