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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 [...]

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

Everything you need to know about turmeric

Everything you need to know about turmeric

Tumeric is old news in Asia, where people have been reaping the benefits of this native spice for thousands of years. But it seems that the western world is only just cottoning on to how much this wonder root can help improve our everyday health and wellbeing, with many newspapers reporting on one woman’s recent claims that it has helped [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Everything you need to know about turmeric

Aquatic dangers: Water sports may expose you to antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Aquatic dangers: Water sports may expose you to antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Love to play water sports like surfing or bodyboarding? Beware, you may be three times more likely to swallow antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli or E.coli bacteria in your guts, new research has revealed. Surfers were found to swallow ten times more sea water than sea swimmers, making them more vulnerable to E.coli bacteria. Regular surfers were [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Aquatic dangers: Water sports may expose you to antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Women runners, this special mineral and nutrient supplement will help you run faster

Women runners, this special mineral and nutrient supplement will help you run faster

A study has recently found that women who take supplements, especially prepared blend of minerals and nutrients, for a month can significantly help them run faster. The women who took the supplement also saw three-mile run times drop by almost a minute. They also found that the group saw their 3-mile run time drop from [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Women runners, this special mineral and nutrient supplement will help you run faster

Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Junk food advertisements (ads) shown during programmes that are popular with young people, such as talent shows and football matches, drives youngsters to snack more on unhealthy food. Curbing these ads may help decrease the risk of rising obesity, which is a key factor in the development of deadly illness such diabetes, cardiovascular disease and [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

This is how the flu can actually kill you

This is how the flu can actually kill you

This week, you might have read reports of the Australian flu doing the rounds and even taking people’s lives. It sounds pretty scary, right? While in the majority of cases the flu doesn’t end in death, in some eventualities it can. However, most flu-related deaths occur in older people and young children because they’re most vulnerable. But exactly how [...]

January 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This is how the flu can actually kill you

Everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test

Everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test

Home pregnancy tests are easy to find and extremely accurate when used correctly. However, there are several things you need to take into consideration when testing for pregnancy using a shop-bought product. Here, we chat to the team at the period-tracking app Clue for the down-low on everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test. When [...]

January 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test

Are you overweight or obese? You can now blame it on your genes

Are you overweight or obese? You can now blame it on your genes

You can blame your genes for your obesity as researchers have found 13 genes that carry variations associated with body mass index (BMI). The researchers identified 14 genetic variations in 13 genes, including a risky copy variation — a phenomenon in which sections of the genome are repeated — that causes carriers to weigh 15 [...]

January 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Are you overweight or obese? You can now blame it on your genes

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

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

This unusual use of blueberry extract in boosting cancer therapy will surprise you

This unusual use of blueberry extract in boosting cancer therapy will surprise you

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix – the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. Researchers from the University Of Missouri-Columbia, United States explained that one of the most common treatments for cervical cancer is radiation therapy and that it not only destroys [...]

January 8, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This unusual use of blueberry extract in boosting cancer therapy will surprise you