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Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Older persons who have acquired positive beliefs about old age from their surrounding culture are less likely to develop dementia, a study has found. The research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, examined whether culture-based age beliefs influence the risk of developing dementia among older people, including those who carry the high-risk gene variant. “We [...]

February 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

A simple physical performance test can prevent falls in older patients

A simple physical performance test can prevent falls in older patients

In elderly hospitalised people, the risk of sustaining a fall can be predicted through an easy physical performance test, suggests a research. A study of 807 older individuals admitted to hospital found that those who had poorer physical function at the time of admission were more likely to fall during their hospital stay; 329 falls [...]

February 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A simple physical performance test can prevent falls in older patients

It’s a goal! Ball games can boost bone health in school children

It’s a goal! Ball games can boost bone health in school children

Want your child to have stronger bones? Encourage them for ball games or circuit strength training as it may help them to develop stronger bones, a new study has claimed. According to the researchers, eight to ten-year-old school children develop stronger bones, increased muscular strength and improved balance when ball games or circuit training are [...]

February 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on It’s a goal! Ball games can boost bone health in school children

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 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 [...]

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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

Don’t diet, stay hydrated and sleep well: 6 easy tips to live a long and healthy life

Don’t diet, stay hydrated and sleep well: 6 easy tips to live a long and healthy life

There is never a single tip or pill for achieving optimum health. It is important to drink lots of water and get adequate sleep to maintain your fitness and overall well-being, say experts. Here’s what you should do: * It is imperative to open your eyes to fads. Dieting does not mean deprivation. You need to eat [...]

February 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Don’t diet, stay hydrated and sleep well: 6 easy tips to live a long and healthy life

For a noble cause

For a noble cause

On January 28, Mumbai will witness Pedal-O-Thon, a non-profit initiative by Oberoi International School’s high school students. The event is in partnership with the Fellowship of the Physically Handicapped, an NGO that aims to unite citizens of Mumbai (from grades 8-12) to cycle for a cause and become a part of change. A file picture [...]

February 2, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on For a noble cause

Apple’s new Business Chat in the upcoming iOS update is a huge deal

Apple’s new Business Chat in the upcoming iOS update is a huge deal

Getty Images Tim Cook Apple announced a big iPhone update, iOS 11.3, is coming later this spring with plenty of new features including Business Chat. It’s a big deal. Imagine a day where you can quickly schedule a doctor’s appointment, buy new shoes or book a plane ticket, all from iMessage. Business Chat has the fundamentals [...]

January 24, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Apple’s new Business Chat in the upcoming iOS update is a huge deal

This is why we tend to overeat in the evening, according to a study

This is why we tend to overeat in the evening, according to a study

Are you able to breeze through a day at work without so much as thinking about snacks, only to get home and spend the evening as a slave to the fridge? Well, according to the latest research, science could be to blame for your after-hours cravings. New findings by scientists in the USA have shown that, in [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This is why we tend to overeat in the evening, according to a study

Not just a ‘woman’s problem’: Here are causes, symptoms, treatment of male infertility

Not just a ‘woman’s problem’: Here are causes, symptoms, treatment of male infertility

Infertility, both in men and women, has become quite common these days and is on the rise in India. As per estimates, there has been a 20% to 30% rise in infertility in the country in the last five years. Infertility is neither an urban phenomenon nor is it confined only to women. Studies have [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Not just a ‘woman’s problem’: Here are causes, symptoms, treatment of male infertility

Amazing Benefits Of Mushrooms For A Healthy Skin

Amazing Benefits Of Mushrooms For A Healthy Skin

Mushrooms are packed with many essential vitamins and minerals that are quite healthy for the body. They are an excellent source of vitamins like D, B1, B2, B3, B5 and B9. These healthy vitamins are found in other vegetables as well but after cooking, these vitamins tend to disappear. Since mushrooms are rarely prepared with [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Amazing Benefits Of Mushrooms For A Healthy Skin