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Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Ladies, when was the last time you got a mammogram or got yourself screened for breast cancer? A simple self-examination at home might lead to early detection, and in turn boost chances of recovery. We’re not exaggerating. “Breast cancer accounts for 25% of all female cancers diagnosed worldwide. It is the most common cause of [...]

June 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Yoga can help you fight depression, boost brain chemicals that regulate mood

Yoga can help you fight depression, boost brain chemicals that regulate mood

Yoga helps reduce the severity of depression by increasing levels of certain chemicals in the brain that maintain the sleep-wake cycle and regulate the mood, appetite and digestion, according a recent study by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The study found that introducing yoga into lifestyle results in a decrease in cortisol, [...]

June 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Yoga can help you fight depression, boost brain chemicals that regulate mood

5 lesser-known signs of an unhealthy heart that you shouldn’t ignore

5 lesser-known signs of an unhealthy heart that you shouldn’t ignore

One of the most common signs of a heart problem is chest pain that radiates downwards, towards the left arm. There are, however, some other atypical symptoms that you may not be aware of. It is important to note that these atypical symptoms are most often present in diabetics, women, and elderly patients. Take a [...]

June 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 lesser-known signs of an unhealthy heart that you shouldn’t ignore

Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

Smoking hookahs has been a leisurely activity for centuries, and is popular even today at nightclubs and hookah bars. Snehal Singh, senior lifestyle and wellness management consultant at Healthians, and Sargam Dhawan, director, Planet Herbs Lifesciences list major myths about the hookah: * Myth 1: Hookah and vaping is the same. Hookah is used to [...]

June 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

If you have high cholesterol levels avoid these foods full of trans fats

If you have high cholesterol levels avoid these foods full of trans fats

Fat is an important part of any balanced diet but the type of fat you eat matters the most particularly when it comes to cholesterol levels, so make sure you are avoiding the ones that cause health problems. Manoj Acharya, food consultant at Zappfresh and Mehar Rajput, nutritionist and dietician at Fitpass tells us about [...]

May 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on If you have high cholesterol levels avoid these foods full of trans fats

5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

Smartphones have taken over our lives. Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design. Think of the constant stream of notifications, color schemes in apps and all the “likes,” followers and in-game trophies. Our phones and apps are [...]

May 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

Your toothpaste could be an offbeat warrior in a fight against lung disease. Turns out, an antibacterial substance in your toothpaste may combat severe lung disease. According to a study conducted by the Michigan State University, a common antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may combat life-threatening diseases such as cystic fibrosis, or CF, when combined [...]

May 22, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

Fish is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. Here’s why

Fish is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. Here’s why

Almost every nutritionist worth her salt will tell you to consume more fish to reach your weight loss and fitness goals. Fish, they say, is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. However, until now, the reasons were not clear why dieticians and nutritionists included fish in most healthy diet. Omega 3 and [...]

April 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Fish is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. Here’s why

Do you fall asleep while binging on Netflix? You could be getting old

Do you fall asleep while binging on Netflix? You could be getting old

If it is common place for you to fall asleep while watching TV, or to groan while bending to pick up a magazine from the floor or forgetting people’s names quite often, then these are tell tale signs that you’re getting old. According to a research, choosing comfort over style and struggling to learn latest [...]

April 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Do you fall asleep while binging on Netflix? You could be getting old

Ladies, this new tool can protect you from HIV transmission

Ladies, this new tool can protect you from HIV transmission

A new tool has been developed to protect women from HIV infection. The tool, developed by the scientists at the University of Waterloo, is a vaginal implant, which decreases the number of cells that the HIV virus can target in a woman’s genital tract. Unlike conventional methods of HIV prevention, such as condoms or anti-HIV [...]

April 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Ladies, this new tool can protect you from HIV transmission

9 things your pharmacist wishes you knew

9 things your pharmacist wishes you knew

Did you know they can save you money, time and embarrassment? A major new public health campaign is urging people to consult a pharmacist first for minor illness, instead of their GP or A&E. The Stay Well campaign aims to reduce the number of unnecessary doctor and hospital visits, which are estimated to cost the NHS £850 [...]

April 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 9 things your pharmacist wishes you knew

8 things you need to know about breast cancer

8 things you need to know about breast cancer

Author and breast cancer survivor Nicola Sellars opens up about the things that would have made her cancer journey a little bit easier Any sort of cancer diagnosis can be life-changing and, no matter how ‘prepared’ you might be, there are some things that come with the disease that you simply can’t predict. Here, author [...]

April 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 8 things you need to know about breast cancer