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Real estate emerging the favoured vault of the unscrupulous

Real estate emerging the favoured vault of the unscrupulous

Govt. employees on ACB’s radar are found to have parked ill-gotten money in realty projects Amass wealth misusing official position and invest in real estate to escape attention. All that one needs is the unflinching support of trusted aides, family members or even a close relative. This new modus operandi adopted by tainted government employees [...]

February 19, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate emerging the favoured vault of the unscrupulous

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

Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans

Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans

Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans, according to a study conducted on macaques. Prior studies of survivors of the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa have revealed sexual transmission of Ebola virus, and that viral RNA (Ebola virus genetic material) can persist in semen following recovery. While little is known about viral persistence [...]

February 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans

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 [...]

February 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 Foods That Will Help You Get Rid Of A Runny Nose

Not just your diet: Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

Not just your diet: Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

Obese middle-aged men and women who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have reduced their risk of death by 50 % than those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, finds a study. Weight loss in bariatric surgery is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Not just your diet: Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

Ladies, take note. Diabetes during pregnancy increases risk of heart disease, BP

Ladies, take note. Diabetes during pregnancy increases risk of heart disease, BP

Women who have diabetes during pregnancy are at a higher risk of developing type-2 diabetes, hypertension and ischemic heart disease in the future, warns a recent study. The findings indicated that women diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) were over 20 times more likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes later in life, over [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Ladies, take note. Diabetes during pregnancy increases risk of heart disease, BP

Battle wounds: Mother of 4 shares the reality of post-partum bodies in this viral post

Battle wounds: Mother of 4 shares the reality of post-partum bodies in this viral post

New mothers will vouch for this. There’s tremendous pressure to bounce back to pre-baby body. Pregnancy scars and stretch marks are seldom discussed openly. However, this “bouncing back” is a very distorted image of what motherhood is like. For most women, the first few weeks after giving birth are spent figuring out this whole new [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Battle wounds: Mother of 4 shares the reality of post-partum bodies in this viral post

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

How to broach the subject of care with your parents

How to broach the subject of care with your parents

It can be difficult to acknowledge the fact that your parents may need some help with day-to-day activities in order to stay safe and well as they age. Even more difficult is the realisation that you can no longer be the one to offer the type of attention they need. Broaching the subject of care with elderly [...]

January 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How to broach the subject of care with your parents

Poor Oral Health May Increase The Risk Of Weakness In Older Men; Try These Foods To Keep Healthy

Poor Oral Health May Increase The Risk Of Weakness In Older Men; Try These Foods To Keep Healthy

HIGHLIGHTS Oral health is known to affect overall health and wellness Men with dental issues were more likely to frail Frailty is basically a medical term for becoming weak Oral health is known to affect overall health and wellness; turns out it may be linked with frailty in older men. According to a study published [...]

January 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Poor Oral Health May Increase The Risk Of Weakness In Older Men; Try These Foods To Keep Healthy

17 Dos And Don’ts Of Getting A Prenatal Massage

17 Dos And Don’ts Of Getting A Prenatal Massage

You can get a massage while you are pregnant. However, you must keep the following in mind to avoid complications Getting a massage during pregnancy can be relaxing Contrary to popular belief, you can get a massage while you are pregnant. It is therapeutic, can help you relax and sleep better. However, you must keep [...]

January 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 17 Dos And Don’ts Of Getting A Prenatal Massage