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Valentine’s Day 2018: 6 Health Vows You Must Take As A Couple

Valentine’s Day 2018: 6 Health Vows You Must Take As A Couple

Valentine’s Week has begun and love-struck couples are looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day and express their love for each other. While this day brings in a chance to make your loved one feel special, it also brings along a responsibility you both have towards each other to ensure a healthy life for both. This Valentine’s Day, make sure [...]

February 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Valentine’s Day 2018: 6 Health Vows You Must Take As A Couple

5 Beverages That Could Be Extremely Bad For Your Health

5 Beverages That Could Be Extremely Bad For Your Health

There are times when we tend to consume various beverages on a daily basis assuming that they’d be healthy for us. However, that might not be the case always. Be it milkshakes or fizzy drinks, almost all of these contain artificial flavours and sweeteners that can prove to be quite harmful for our overall health. [...]

February 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 Beverages That Could Be Extremely Bad For Your Health

5 Foods That Will Help You Get Rid Of A Runny Nose

5 Foods That Will Help You Get Rid Of A Runny Nose

A runny nose can be quite annoying. It could be due to weather change, flu or other external factors. It can be quite contagious and some of its common symptoms include excessive sneezing , coughing, sore throat and mild headaches. After getting hold of this uneasy phenomenon, we often resort to those heavy doses of antibiotics to get rid of the [...]

February 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 Foods That Will Help You Get Rid Of A Runny Nose

Painkillers affect thoughts: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen can influence your emotions

Painkillers affect thoughts: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen can influence your emotions

Popping over-the-counter drugs such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen may relieve your pain but they could also influence your thoughts and emotions, a new study has claimed. The study showed that these pain killers influence how people process information, experience feelings of hurt and react to emotionally evocative images. “In many ways, the findings are alarming,” [...]

February 13, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Painkillers affect thoughts: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen can influence your emotions

Back pain in active older adults linked to poorer endurance and walking efficiency

Back pain in active older adults linked to poorer endurance and walking efficiency

Active older adults with back pain may experience less energy efficient walking and poorer endurance, a new study suggests. “Older adults are living longer and healthier active lives, so paying attention to conditions that may threaten independent function is increasingly important,” said lead author of the study Eleanor Simonsick, from the National Institute on Aging [...]

February 13, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Back pain in active older adults linked to poorer endurance and walking efficiency

There’s hope for cancer patients. A new way to kill liver cancer cells and stop tumour growth found

There’s hope for cancer patients. A new way to kill liver cancer cells and stop tumour growth found

Scientists have found a new way to kill liver cancer cells and inhibit tumour growth. They have developed a two-way process to achieve the goal and starve the liver cancer. The researchers explained the process as first, they silenced a key cellular enzyme, and then they added a powerful drug. According to researchers at the [...]

February 13, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on There’s hope for cancer patients. A new way to kill liver cancer cells and stop tumour growth found

In Ahmedabad, Muslim Businessman Renovates 500-Year-Old Hanuman Temple

In Ahmedabad, Muslim Businessman Renovates 500-Year-Old Hanuman Temple

The Hanuman temple in the walled city area of Ahmedabad that Moin Memon is renovating AHMEDABAD:  The 500-year-old Hanuman temple in the walled city of Ahmedabad is getting a makeover and the man behind it is Moin Memon. For nearly a month now, Mr Memon, a real estate developer, has religiously put in a few hours [...]

February 12, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on In Ahmedabad, Muslim Businessman Renovates 500-Year-Old Hanuman Temple

Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

HIGHLIGHTS It stars Vicky Kaushal and Angira Dhar in the lead Ratna Pathak Shah and Supriya Pathak come together in this movie The story revolves around the plight of real estate prices in Mumbai A frequent criticism of Netflix in India is that the streaming giant has a paucity of local content. Netflix is looking to change [...]

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US Plans To Privatise International Space Station, Reveals Document

US Plans To Privatise International Space Station, Reveals Document

The US has spent nearly $100 billion to build and operate the International Space Station. HIGHLIGHTS Trump plans to stop funding of International Space Station after 2024 Trump administration wants ISS to be an orbiting real estate venture NASA currently studying if life of ISS can be extended to 2028 and beyond The Trump administration [...]

February 12, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on US Plans To Privatise International Space Station, Reveals Document

Health insurance regulators raise alarm over rising costs

Health insurance regulators raise alarm over rising costs

“The underlying cost of Australia’s health system is the ailment; rising insurance premiums are just a symptom,” Mr Summerhayes said. Health insurance regulators have sounded the alarm over rising medical costs and declared the current reform process must continue, only days after Labor leader Bill Shorten accused insurers of “a con” and vowed to cap [...]

February 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Health insurance regulators raise alarm over rising costs

NHS criticism on social media ‘risks undermining health service’

NHS criticism on social media ‘risks undermining health service’

“Reactionary criticism” about the health service, especially on social media, risks undermining the NHS, the health minister will say later. Vaughan Gething is expected to warn in a speech that it might put off young people from pursuing health careers. He will also announce that an extra £100m for NHS Wales over the next two [...]

February 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on NHS criticism on social media ‘risks undermining health service’

Making health insurance work

Making health insurance work

The National Health Protection Scheme is disconnected from primary care. It also needs to be scaled up It is unusual for a health programme to become the most prominent feature of a Union Budget. The previous government missed the bus when it failed to implement the recommendations of the High-Level Expert Group on Universal Health [...]

February 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Making health insurance work