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Common disinfectants may up antibiotic resistance risk

Common disinfectants may up antibiotic resistance risk

Exposure to triclosan, an antibacterial and antifungal agent found in domestic products like toothpaste, soaps, detergents, toys, etc., may increase the risk of developing antibiotic resistance, a research has warned. Antibiotic resistance is when bacteria evolve and develop ways to evade the antibiotic drugs, rendering them ineffective. The findings showed that when some bacteria develop [...]

August 4, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Common disinfectants may up antibiotic resistance risk

First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre here performed the first robotic kidney transplant surgery on a man suffering from renal failure, a hospital spokesperson said on Tuesday. Leena, 55, the wife of patient C.N. Murlidharan, donated one of her kidneys to enable him to live a normal life. The 59-year-old, who was on dialysis [...]

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Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

A genetic change associated with shorter stature and increased risk of arthritis might have helped our ancestors survive the Ice Age, a study has showed. The findings showed that mutations in the gene called GDF5 resulted in shorter bones that led to a compact body structure while reducing the risk of bone fracture from falling. [...]

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10 things you should know before hiring a personal trainer

10 things you should know before hiring a personal trainer

Hiring a personal trainer can be an expensive proposition. The majority of trainers are simply armchair experts who get their information by reading magazines and articles on popular bodybuilding sites. Essentially whatever they tell you can be found on the internet for free if you look in the right places. Akash Sehrawat, Founder & Creator at [...]

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6 things you should stop being embarrassed about at the gym

6 things you should stop being embarrassed about at the gym

Going to the gym can be a nerve-wracking experience for some of us, especially if it is our first time and we have enrolled in a swanky gym. There are times we all feel out of place or awkward. But you need to get it out of your head and focus on your goal. Here [...]

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Baddha padmasana– Yoga asana to detoxify your liver!

Baddha padmasana– Yoga asana to detoxify your liver!

Padmasana or the lotus pose is like a quintessential yoga pose. We have seen yogis in Instagram and magazines acing the pose. However, you can also try a variation of the lotus pose called baddha padmasana or bounded lotus pose and get even more benefits. Yoga expert Raman Mishra breaks down the benefits and steps of baddha [...]

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Get, Set… Fidget!

Get, Set… Fidget!

“Stop fidgeting!” Every parent has uttered this one phrase at some point in their parenting life. But as it turns out, your parents had it wrong. Whether you twitch or tap, blink or shift, scribble or scratch, click or flick, there’s hope for you yet. New health research makes a case for fidgeting – it [...]

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7 secrets of yogic nutrition

7 secrets of yogic nutrition

Ever wondered what is so special about the way yogis eat? Here’s revealing some of the top secrets of yogis that can help attain a balance between the mind, body and soul… An Alkaline start There is a build-up of toxins and acids in our bodies overnight, hence a ritual of lemon water on an [...]

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FSSAI in high gear to make food safer

FSSAI in high gear to make food safer

The central food regulator has been very proactive with regard to issues like safety and standards, including labelling of packaged products and nutrient content, which has led to a sharp rise in the number of notices, orders and guidelines issued by it since 2015. A series of notifications and guidelines have been issued by the Food [...]

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5 Benefits of Starting Your Day With Himalayan Salt Water (Sole Water)

5 Benefits of Starting Your Day With Himalayan Salt Water (Sole Water)

Himalayan salt water, also popularly known as sole water, is basically water that has been fully saturated with salt. The crucial thing to understand here is that sole water is made only with Himalayan salt which is prized for its healing qualities. Himalayan salt is considered to be the purest form of salt in earth. Hand-cut slabs [...]

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6 Myths About Milk That You Need to Stop Believing

6 Myths About Milk That You Need to Stop Believing

Milk is the first food given to a baby and since then, it becomes an integral part of their diet. It is regarded as a complete food which simply means that it provides the three essential nutrients that make up a balanced meal – proteins, fats and carbohydrates along with micro-nutrients like calcium, Vitamin B, potassium and [...]

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Senate’s budget rules invalidate key provisions in Republican health care bill

Senate’s budget rules invalidate key provisions in Republican health care bill

The Senate would likely need 60 votes to overcome Democratic opposition and pass key portions of the GOP health care bill under the chamber’s rules, a blow to both the plan’s policy and its political fortunes unless Senate Republicans are willing to break decades of precedent or the bill is substantially rewritten. The Senate’s so-called [...]

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