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Beware, online shopping can affect your muscle strength and bone health

Beware, online shopping can affect your muscle strength and bone health

The digital age is surely making shopping easier and accessible for many. While online stores are giving us convenience in many matters, they are ruining our muscles, according to a group of physiotherapists. According to a new study, by staying at home and ordering everything directly, people are missing out on a whole load of [...]

October 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Beware, online shopping can affect your muscle strength and bone health

Here’s how seniors can stay healthy and active

Here’s how seniors can stay healthy and active

Here’s a round up of some of the ways we can all age better, healthier and stay as active as possible as we grow older: Stay positive Four studies from the University of Michigan published earlier this year found that as we age our health is affected by both our own and our partner’s perceptions [...]

October 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here’s how seniors can stay healthy and active

Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

Surekha Pagare was on her way to work in Mumbai when she broke out into a sweat. She became breathless and her neck began to hurt. She dismissed this odd discomfort as tiredness caused by her stressful routine as a mammography technician. But she knew something was off. She decided to get tested, just to [...]

October 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

How yoga can heal you

How yoga can heal you

The ancient Indian wellness solution Yoga that promotes holistic living has found widespread favour across the world. Although some religious groups refuse to imbibe it, yoga gurus claim that practicing yoga is a way of life and it can cure many health issues, including some major ones. Here is a list of what and how [...]

September 23, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How yoga can heal you

Immunotherapy: How your immune system can be roped in to treat breast cancer

Immunotherapy: How your immune system can be roped in to treat breast cancer

Immunotherapy is less invasive than chemotherapy in the treatment of cancer, notably in its most advanced forms, offering new hope to women with breast cancer. Ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, here is a brief overview of this new technology, which, like a vaccine, involves making the immune system recognise cancer cells in order [...]

September 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Immunotherapy: How your immune system can be roped in to treat breast cancer

You can actually be allergic to exercise

You can actually be allergic to exercise

Joe O’Leary went to dinner with his parents at around 8 p.m. one Wednesday in March of 2015. He split a pizza, topped with tomatoes and peppers, with his mom. Then he set out for the gym and hopped on the elliptical. But about a half-hour into the workout, he started feeling weird. “My eyes [...]

September 16, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on You can actually be allergic to exercise

Coffee lovers, take note: Caffeine can help you sleep, stop post-op pain

Coffee lovers, take note: Caffeine can help you sleep, stop post-op pain

Research has shown that a lack of sleep (both pre- and post-op) can worsen pain after surgery. This new study from the Department of Anesthesiology at Michigan Medicine set out to see if there were any interventions that could minimise the effect of sleep loss and reduce the severity of pain experienced after surgery. The [...]

August 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Coffee lovers, take note: Caffeine can help you sleep, stop post-op pain

Not so healthy after all. Here are five superfoods that you can avoid

Not so healthy after all. Here are five superfoods that you can avoid

Acai berries, goji berries, kale, pineapples and now mares’ milk — according to nutritionist Raphaël Gruman, there’s no need to rush out and buy these trending “superfoods”. Better and less expensive dietary options are available to people who want to get in greater quantities of natural vitamins and antioxidants. * Acai berries: The fruit of the [...]

August 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Not so healthy after all. Here are five superfoods that you can avoid

How a green lifestyle can cool your house

How a green lifestyle can cool your house

In today’s hi-tech world, living an environmentally responsible lifestyle is in no way easy. Modern luxuries have left mother earth sapped of its resources and beauty. The key to healthy life lies in identification and implementation of practical ways through which we can save the environment. Consider reduce, reuse and recycle as much as possible, [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on How a green lifestyle can cool your house

Ubuntu Linux Distro Now Available on the Windows Store: Here’s How You Can Download and Install It

Ubuntu Linux Distro Now Available on the Windows Store: Here’s How You Can Download and Install It

Keeping true to a promise it made during the Build conference in May, Microsoft has now made Ubuntu available on the Windows Store. The popular Linux distribution was already listed in the Windows Store for some back in May, but is now available for all to download and run in Windows 10. Notably, the distro can [...]

July 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Ubuntu Linux Distro Now Available on the Windows Store: Here’s How You Can Download and Install It

Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer

Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer

EU member states can ban ride-hailing pioneer Uber without informing the European Commission because at heart it is an ordinary transport company under their jurisdiction, a top EU lawyer said Tuesday. San Francisco-based Uber insists it is a service, not a transport provider, connecting riders with freelance drivers directly and much more cheaply than traditional cab companies. But [...]

July 4, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer

Who Can Donate Blood?

Who Can Donate Blood?

World Blood Donor Day is commemorated every year on 14th June. It is one of the eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products. The theme for World Blood Donor Day 2017 is “Give Blood. Give Now. Give Often”. According to WHO statistics, blood donation [...]

June 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Who Can Donate Blood?