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Is Tequila Good For Health? Here’s Why It’s Believed To Be

Is Tequila Good For Health? Here’s Why It’s Believed To Be

Is there such a thing as ‘healthy alcohol’? If certain individual studies on the effects of tequila are to be believed, then there sure is! The Mexican alcoholic drink is touted to be healthier than other drinks like whiskey or vodka because of some supposed health benefits that it has. That seems extremely odd because [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Is Tequila Good For Health? Here’s Why It’s Believed To Be

Here’s how a super combo of gut bacteria and broccoli may keep bowel cancer away

Here’s how a super combo of gut bacteria and broccoli may keep bowel cancer away

Researchers have developed a cocktail of bacteria and cruciferous vegetables that can potentially turn into a targeting system that seeks out and kills colorectal cancer cells. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, after lung and prostate cancer. Although the five-year survival rates for earlier stages of this cancer are relatively good, at [...]

January 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here’s how a super combo of gut bacteria and broccoli may keep bowel cancer away

Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

Losing weight by getting fit is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions, but it is tricky to maintain. While exercising at any time of the day is beneficial, if you’re looking to achieve optimum results in terms of weight loss, the timing of your workout is crucial. If you’re struggling to make it to [...]

January 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

This year, here’s how you can make your New Year’s fitness resolution and stick to it

This year, here’s how you can make your New Year’s fitness resolution and stick to it

It’s no surprise that many of us pick staying fit as a New Year’s resolution. Here are some simple tips by Arushi Verma, co-founder, FITPASS that will help you stay motivated. Be specific – Getting healthy and fit is a vague goal. So, in the coming year, be specific if you want to lose weight/ inches [...]

January 8, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This year, here’s how you can make your New Year’s fitness resolution and stick to it

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Autonomous cars, or self-driving cars as they are popularly called, are no longer a subject of fiction. Global companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google have made giant strides towards developing efficient self-driving vehicles. The general notion is that self-driving cars are first-world technology. For India, these cars may be a few years away, but [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

As we move towards darker nights that will take us into winter, now is a great time to head to bed earlier and set a new sleep schedule. Sleep expert Matthew Walker, a UC Berkeley professor and author of the recently released, Why We Sleep, says that getting a sufficient amount of shut-eye can do wonders [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

Smokers, beware: E-cigarettes may not be a healthier alternative. Here’s why

Smokers, beware: E-cigarettes may not be a healthier alternative. Here’s why

Vaping may not only be as harmful as smoking regular cigarettes, but can also trigger unique immune responses in lungs, causing deadly inflammatory diseases, a study warns. Immune responses are the biological reactions of cells and fluids to an outside substance the body does not recognise as its own. Such immune responses play roles in [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smokers, beware: E-cigarettes may not be a healthier alternative. Here’s why

Worried about your children being bullied? Here’s the quality that can protect them

Worried about your children being bullied? Here’s the quality that can protect them

Ever wondered why bullying has a serious effect on some kids, while others recover easily from the trauma? Researchers, led by one of Indian origin, found that the capacity to recover quickly depends on the characteristic trait of “resilience”. The study says that resilience buffers and protects the children against internalising the harm intended through situations of [...]

October 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Worried about your children being bullied? Here’s the quality that can protect them

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

Have You Been Eating Yogurt with Milk? Here’s Why You Should Avoid This Combination

Have You Been Eating Yogurt with Milk? Here’s Why You Should Avoid This Combination

Food combinations can play an important role in maintaining your gut health, promoting good digestion and overall health. While it is good to experiment in the kitchen, it is best to avoid combing certain ingredients as their combination can play havoc with your stomach. Pairing two healthy foods may not always result in a healthy combination. In some cases, [...]

September 19, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Have You Been Eating Yogurt with Milk? Here’s Why You Should Avoid This Combination

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Most of us know how important getting enough exercise is, but with the fast pace of modern life, everyday responsibilities can sometimes get in the way. For those struggling to find the time to fit in a workout Dr Irvin Sulapas, assistant professor of family and community medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has some [...]

September 19, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Here’s why you are at greater risk of having a heart attack in winter than in summer

Here’s why you are at greater risk of having a heart attack in winter than in summer

The risk of suffering a heart attack is more likely to peak in the winter season and decline in summers because air temperature acts as an external trigger for the life-threatening disease, an analysis has shown. The findings revealed that the average number of heart attacks per day was significantly higher during colder temperatures as [...]

August 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here’s why you are at greater risk of having a heart attack in winter than in summer