Health

This cooling therapy can help treat head injuries and stroke

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have found that medically induced cooling in brain to lower the temperature can help in treating injury and stroke. Lowering the brain temperature after head injury or stroke may help relieve pressure inside the head to avert swelling and further injury, especially in critical cases as it impacts the blood vessels and tissue throughout ... Read More »

Beware women, these lifestyle habits and choices can lead to breast cancer

Our lifestyle choices and the way we lead our day-to-day lives can affect our risk of developing breast cancer. Changing lifestyle habits, increasing work pressure and stress levels have left modern-day individuals with no time to pay heed to their health and one disease that seems to be emerging because of irregular lifestyle is breast cancer. Meher Patel, director at ... Read More »

Black Cardamom For Asthma: Use This Spice To Reduce The Symptoms Of Respiratory Conditions

Black cardamom is often referred to as the ‘queen of spices.’ This commonly used aromatic spice is widely used to flavour various Indian dishes that contains a number of health benefits. Also known as hill cardamoms, the oil extracted from the black cardamom seeds is used for many health and beauty purposes. This spice is used medicinally for heart problems, ... Read More »

Why You Should Drink Coconut Milk This Summer: Easy Recipe To Make It At Home

Come summers and the urge to sip on cooling and hydrating drinks surges; one of them being coconut milk, which has numerous benefits to offer. It is a thick, milk-like fluid that is obtained by squeezing grated coconut. Thanks to its amazingly rich and creamy consistency along with its natural sweetness, coconut milk forms an important constituent in various food ... Read More »

Aloe Vera For Weight Loss: Here’s Why Ghritkumari May Help You Shed Kilos

The bright green cacti-like succulent plant of aloe vera doesn’t need any introduction. Apart from finding a revered place in Ayurveda, it is also valued highly in the beauty and health industries. Ever since dieticians, beauty and health experts have started talking about the benefits of using and consuming aloe vera, the plant has started making an appearance in gardens ... Read More »

Why Your Health Insurer Doesn’t Care About Your Big Bills

Widely perceived as fierce guardians of health care spending, insurers, in many cases, aren’t. In fact, they often agree to pay high prices, then pass them along to patients. Justin Volz for ProPublica Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn’t make sense. His recovery from a partial hip ... Read More »

Health Insurance Coverage For Healthy Groceries? More Food-Based Interventions May Be Coming

Shutterstock Health insurance plans cover a variety of medical procedures, prescriptions and provider visits. A recent change in how some plans interpret health-related insurance benefits may see more plans offering food-based benefits, including meals and healthy groceries. Hippocrates, of the eponymous Oath, famously wrote “Let food be thy medicine.” A little over a decade ago, the editor of the British Medical ... Read More »

Health insurance and cancer — How to choose the best plan for your needs

Naval Goel “Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.” It is clear that it is not only about having a healthy body, but also about having a healthy mind. In simple terms, a good health is all about the condition where your body and mind function properly. These days when ... Read More »

Ayurveda tips for complete health, experts say these 10 help build immunity

Ayurveda seems to have taken a back-seat in the hustle bustle of modern life, with material comforts becoming the norm while we ignore the various gifts that nature has to offer to us on an everyday basis. Instead of being in harmony with nature, we have adopted artificial practices that disturb the equilibrium of mind and body. We can’t sleep, ... Read More »

Gout, the painful condition doesn’t increase your risk of fracture

People who suffer from gout, a painful inflammatory arthritis, may not have an increased risk of fracture as earlier believed, says a new study. Gout is a common form of arthritis that can affect anyone. Sudden, sever attacks of pain, swelling, redness and tenderness, often to the joint at the base of the big toe accompany this condition. A gout ... Read More »