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Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes

Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes

ating fruits daily can cut the risk of diabetes by 12% Eating healthy meals everyday is the best thing you can do to reduce your risk of diabetes. A bowl of fresh fruits can be a refreshing addition to your daily meals. They are full of fiber and antioxidants and supply you the essential micro-nutrients that [...]

April 27, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes

Premature lambs kept alive in plastic bag womb

Premature lambs kept alive in plastic bag womb

Scientists have been able to keep premature lambs alive for weeks using an artificial womb that looks like a plastic bag. It provides everything the foetus needs to continue growing and maturing, including a nutrient-rich blood supply and a protective sac of amniotic fluid. The approach might one day help premature human babies have a [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Premature lambs kept alive in plastic bag womb

Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

We have come across umpteen reports linking obesity to depression. Compared with normal weight adolescents, obese adolescents have a higher prevalence of mental health problems, self-esteem, anxiety, depressive disorders, due to their body image issues. According to a new study things aren’t as picture perfect in the other side of the spectrum too. A significant [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

4 Remarkable Raw Papaya Benefits: From Internal Cleansing to Glowing Skin

4 Remarkable Raw Papaya Benefits: From Internal Cleansing to Glowing Skin

We clean our body every day; we brush, bathe, scrub, apply moisturisers, cleansers and sunscreens before stepping out. However, contrary to many skincare companies, your external beauty can be at its best only if the inside is looked after. No matter, how expensive your lotions and potions are, or you may be on a super [...]

April 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 4 Remarkable Raw Papaya Benefits: From Internal Cleansing to Glowing Skin

Frog slime could protect us against future flu epidemic

Frog slime could protect us against future flu epidemic

“‘Potent’ new molecule in frog slime may give us new way to beat flu epidemics, say boffins,” The Sun reports. Researchers looked at secretions from the skin of a south Indian frog called Hydrophylax bahuvistara. They found it contained a peptide (a short chain of amino acids) which could kill certain flu viruses in the [...]

April 19, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Frog slime could protect us against future flu epidemic

Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health

Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health

Diets which cut out dairy food could be a “ticking time bomb” for young people’s bone health, a charity is warning. A National Osteoporosis Society survey found a fifth of under-25s are cutting out or reducing dairy in their diet. It said it was concerned many young adults were putting their health at risk by [...]

April 12, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health

These women take care of health documentation for 22 villages in Maharashtra

These women take care of health documentation for 22 villages in Maharashtra

Unless we know what we are fighting, we don’t know what to fight it with. Data in India is problematic because there is either a lack of an adequate number of people for collection or a lack of means to collect it. To overcome the gap between actual and official data, we need more people [...]

April 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on These women take care of health documentation for 22 villages in Maharashtra

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Irritation From Ill-Fitting Dentures May Lead to Cancer

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Irritation From Ill-Fitting Dentures May Lead to Cancer

April is celebrated as the World Oral Cancer Awareness month to educate people about the rise in global oral cancer cases. Statistics show that nearly one person loses life to oral cancer every day. “Of the people newly diagnosed with these cancers, only about 60% will live longer than 5 years. Moreover, many who do [...]

April 5, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Irritation From Ill-Fitting Dentures May Lead to Cancer

Ayurvedic Drug Poisoning: Don’t Buy Drugs Blindly in Search of Natural Cures

Ayurvedic Drug Poisoning: Don’t Buy Drugs Blindly in Search of Natural Cures

The ancient Indian practice of medicine, known as Ayurveda, has long been credited as a great alternative treatment for various health problems. It makes use of different kinds of natural herbs and medicinal plants that are said to not have side effects as associated with chemical drugs. Perhaps this is why, even for major diseases [...]

April 1, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Ayurvedic Drug Poisoning: Don’t Buy Drugs Blindly in Search of Natural Cures

Seasonal Allergy: 5 Tips You Should Follow to Keep Allergies Under Control

Seasonal Allergy: 5 Tips You Should Follow to Keep Allergies Under Control

Spring season is here, which also means that seasonal allergies are going to be on the rise among those who are susceptible to it. This is the time when nature is busy in the process of pollination. Pollen grains are everywhere in the air, and inhaling them could cause severe allergies in some people including [...]

March 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Seasonal Allergy: 5 Tips You Should Follow to Keep Allergies Under Control

A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

  Alzheimer’s is a chronic disease that damages your mental functions and ultimately leads to memory loss. The disease affects your brain connections that start to degrade due to the damage caused to the brain cells. This causes difficulties with thinking, problem-solving and language. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease which means that symptoms appear gradually [...]

March 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

Sugar-free, low-fat claims could be misleading. Here’s how to decode food labels.

Sugar-free, low-fat claims could be misleading. Here’s how to decode food labels.

Products high in calories, salt, sugar or fat are more likely to make low- or no-content claims. To make healthy choices, look for what a product contains rather than what it doesn’t. Food packaging labels may make you feel you are making healthy choices, but the claims rarely reflect the actual nutritional quality of the [...]

March 18, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Sugar-free, low-fat claims could be misleading. Here’s how to decode food labels.