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Dear men, there’s good news for you. Yoga can slow down ageing of the brain

Dear men, there’s good news for you. Yoga can slow down ageing of the brain

Practising yoga regularly can slow down ageing of the brain and help it stay young, claims a study. The study by the researchers of the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), said that yoga might help in prevention of age-related degeneration by changing cardiometabolic risk factors and brain-derived neurotrophic factors among men. A [...]

January 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dear men, there’s good news for you. Yoga can slow down ageing of the brain

Get a good night’s rest: Poor sleep may put you at high risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Get a good night’s rest: Poor sleep may put you at high risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Chronic poor sleep may contribute to cognitive decline, according to a study that shows wakeful brain produces more of the Alzheimer’s protein amyloid beta than its waste-disposal system can handle. Levels of the protein rise, potentially setting off a sequence of changes to the brain that can end with dementia, researchers said. “This study is [...]

January 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Get a good night’s rest: Poor sleep may put you at high risk of Alzheimer’s disease

The bedtime routine that guarantees a good night’s sleep

The bedtime routine that guarantees a good night’s sleep

10pm: Have a protein + carb-rich snack Eating this combo an hour before bedtime is the first step to a restful night: “Your brain needs the protein to produce melatonin and serotonin, chemicals important for sleep, and the carbs help your body absorb the protein,” says Kathryn Lee, RN, PhD, professor and associate dean for [...]

October 28, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on The bedtime routine that guarantees a good night’s sleep

Brain Activity and Good Diet May Prevent Insomnia-Related Depression

Brain Activity and Good Diet May Prevent Insomnia-Related Depression

al feedback as well as reinforce behaviours that are rewarded, while reducing behaviours that are not. The results showed that those who were less susceptible to the effects of poor sleep showed significantly higher brain activity in response to positive feedback or reward compared to negative feedback. The effects of poor sleep showed significantly higher [...]

October 23, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Brain Activity and Good Diet May Prevent Insomnia-Related Depression

Get Some Good Sleep to Stop the Brain to ‘Eat Itself’

Get Some Good Sleep to Stop the Brain to ‘Eat Itself’

Sleep deprivation is a serious problem. It not only results in headaches, irritable mood, lack of concentration, etc, but several other serious health consequences too. Sleep deprivation is one of the most pressing concerns of the current generation, which unfortunately for the lack of its severe physiological manifestation has not been taken as seriously as [...]

May 31, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Get Some Good Sleep to Stop the Brain to ‘Eat Itself’

Speculation rife about Prince Philip, despite Duke pictured in good health yesterday

Speculation rife about Prince Philip, despite Duke pictured in good health yesterday

THE internet has gone into meltdown amid speculation something has happened to Queen Elizabeth II’s husband Prince Philip, despite no confirmation from Buckingham Palace. The Queen summoned her entire royal staff from across the UK to a “highly unusual” meeting at Buckingham Palace in the early hours of Thursday, London time. The only official confirmation [...]

May 4, 2017 Loknath Das News Comments Off on Speculation rife about Prince Philip, despite Duke pictured in good health yesterday

Inadequate Intake of Good Cholesterol Can Put You at Risk of Heart Disease

Inadequate Intake of Good Cholesterol Can Put You at Risk of Heart Disease

You think you did your part in preventing risk of heart disease by avoiding oily junk food. Think again. While you avoided the risk of increased bad cholesterol, did you do enough to counter it with good cholesterol? Recent study suggests that an adequate level of ‘good cholesterol’ is as essential as avoiding bad cholesterol [...]

March 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Inadequate Intake of Good Cholesterol Can Put You at Risk of Heart Disease

Tech Tent: Is technology good for us?

Tech Tent: Is technology good for us?

On Tech Tent this week we ask whether the tech industry is out of touch with the real world. In the rush to disrupt every industry and to reinvent the way we live, do the tech utopians forget the negative impact some of their miraculous products can have on the lives and jobs of many [...]

December 10, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Tech Tent: Is technology good for us?

Keep on working into old age for the good of your health says top doctor

Keep on working into old age for the good of your health says top doctor

Older people should consider working until their 70s for the good of their health, the chief medical officer will pronounce today in new advice to today’s baby boomers. Prof Dame Sally Davies will tell those aged 50 to 70 that they are better off staying in work, or else taking up new hobbies to keep physically [...]

December 8, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Keep on working into old age for the good of your health says top doctor

Good Samaritan to walk 24,000 km for street kids

Good Samaritan to walk 24,000 km for street kids

On the eve of Children’s Day, 14 November, Prince Tiwari, a 23-year-old Chartered Accountant will begin his 24,000 km walk across India, which he aims to complete in 120 days. No, he is not keen to get himself listed in any record books. The purpose of this walkathon is simple: to raise funds to build [...]

November 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Good Samaritan to walk 24,000 km for street kids

A Happy Spouse May Be Good for Your Health

A Happy Spouse May Be Good for Your Health

Having a happy spouse may be good for your health. Previous studies have found that mental well-being — feeling happy and satisfied — is closely linked to good physical health. But a new study, published in Health Psychology, suggests that physical health may also be linked to the happiness of one’s husband or wife. Researchers [...]

September 27, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on A Happy Spouse May Be Good for Your Health

Good news! Sony reduces prices of Xperia X, Z5 Premium by 21% Good,news!,Sony,reduces,prices,of,Xperia,X,,Z5,Premium,by,21%,

Good news! Sony reduces prices of Xperia X, Z5 Premium by 21% Good,news!,Sony,reduces,prices,of,Xperia,X,,Z5,Premium,by,21%,

NEW DELHI: Sony India has reduced prices of its flagship devices, Xperia X and Z5 Premium, by up to 21 per cent. The reduction, effective from September 1, will see Xperia X being sold at Rs 38,990. This is lower by Rs 10,000 or about 21 per cent from the launch price of Rs 48,990 [...]

September 6, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Good news! Sony reduces prices of Xperia X, Z5 Premium by 21% Good,news!,Sony,reduces,prices,of,Xperia,X,,Z5,Premium,by,21%,