Health

Going on and off diets may make you gain weight

Going on and off diets may make you gain weight (Thinkstock Photos/Getty Images) According to a study, repeated dieting may cause weight gaininstead of shedding extra pounds. This is due to the reason that brain interprets the diets as short famines, hence, urges to store fat for future food shortages. “Surprisingly, our model predicts that the average weight gain for ... Read More »

Simple remedies to battle sinus

TNN | December 04, 2016 1/8Simple remedies to battle sinus Constantly battling a sinus problem and desperate for relief? Here are some remedies that might help you. 2/8Have plenty of fluids The body requires plenty of liquids to increase its moisture levels, so make sure you drink a lot of fluids — go for nutrient-rich vegetable and fruit juices. (Picture ... Read More »

This new tool may improve breast cancer surgery

This new tool may improve breast cancer surgery (Thinkstock Photos/Getty Images) Researchers have developed a new cost-effective and portable pH-sensitive optical fibre to distinguish breast cancer tissue from normal tissue, a finding that can potentially help surgeons to be much more precise when removing breast cancer. The device could help prevent follow-up surgery, currently needed for 15-20 per cent of ... Read More »

Cancer cases increase by 33% between 2005 and 2015: Study

Cancer cases increase by 33% between 2005 and 2015: Study (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) US researchers have found that between 2005 and 2015, cancer cases increased by 33 percent, mostly due to population aging and growth plus changes in age-specific cancer rates. According to a new report from the Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration published online by JAMA Oncology, there ... Read More »

This flexible heart patch does not need stitches

This flexible heart patch does not need stitches (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Researchers have developed a new polymer patch that can be stuck onto the heart without the need for stitches to improve the conduction of electrical impulses across heart tissue damaged during a heart attack. Heart attacks create a scar, which slows and disrupts the conduction of electrical impulses across ... Read More »

What to eat & avoid in PCOS

A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Exercise and eating right is always top-most on that list. As every disease condition has a few do’s and don’ts, choosing the right diet plan depending on your health issues is most important. If PCOS is your new-companion these small but important changes in your eating habits can help in alleviating your symptoms, increasing ... Read More »

Your thyroid will thank you if you do this

6, 03.34 PM IST Last year I hit 40, the big four-zero, and a lot of things started to change for me. I felt my body metabolism slowing down – leading to constipation, weight gain, fatigue; my skin and hair began to lose the lustre and shine it had during my 30s and emotionally I noticed myself becoming a bit ... Read More »

How to protect the elderly and children from the cold

The cold weather — coupled with pollutants hanging low in Delhi’s air — poses a serious health risk, especially to the elderly and children. Here’s how you can help ease their pain Stay updated on the go with Times of India News App. Click here to download it for your device. Share to FacebookShare to Twitter  source”cnbc” Read More »

Quiz: Know if you are stressed by taking this color quiz

TNN | December 02, 2016 1/8Are you stressed? Find out! 0 “Your attitude is like a box of crayons that colors your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.,” said Allen Klein. The colors that you ... Read More »

WORLD AIDS DAY: Top 10 tips for safer sex

, 2016 1/9WORLD AIDS DAY: Top 10 tips for safer sex 0 The one fear that should keep you away from unsafe sex is the deadly HIV AIDS. If you don’t take the necessary precautions while having sex, you are making yourself prone to sexually transmitted infections. Here are ways you can enjoy safe sex: 2/9BYOC (Bring Your Own Condom) ... Read More »