The Question of Cellphone Radiation and Human Health Remains to be Answered

Does cellphone radiation cause cancer or other unwanted health effects? Two studies, carried out over a period of 10 years and costing $25 million, attempted to find out the answer to this long debated question. But their results do not give a definite explanation. Researchers at the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in US studied how exposure to cellphone radiation impacted ... Read More »

National survey to explore effects of loneliness on human health

There has been an increased awareness of the effects of loneliness on human health and wellness in recent years / Shutterstock The British public is being invited to take part in a national loneliness survey, launched in partnership between three universities, BBC Radio 4 and the Wellcome Collection. Called The Loneliness Experiment, the online survey will explore the nation’s attitudes and ... Read More »

Drugs and plastics threatening ocean and human health

Human activities are flushing a toxic soup of pharamaceuticals and microplastics into the oceans. JOHN HOLCROFT / GETTY IMAGES In a series of presentations at the recent 2018 Ocean Science Meeting organised by the American Geophysical Union in Portland, Oregon, US scientists report that everything from Prozac to plastic microbeads and antibiotics are finding their way into the ocean at levels sufficient ... Read More »

Weather’s Changing: Here’s How You Can Keep From Falling Sick As Per Ayurveda!

It is almost time we witness bright sunny days; heat waves are ready to roll in and we can already feel it. Those long leisurely (read: sweaty) days of summer will soon call for sipping on chilled lemonade and binging on everything cool. Along with some of the good things that summer brings, chances of getting sick will increase. According ... Read More »

5 Signs Your Body Is Not Getting The Right Diet

Our body tries to communicate with us through various ways. Having a balanced diet is of utmost importance as it is one of the most effective ways to feed the body with essential vitamins and minerals. Your diet can tell a lot about your overall health. It’s very important to watch out for some signs that your body is trying ... Read More »

6 Foods You Shouldn’t Be Eating Raw!

There are numerous vegetables and fruits that are best eaten when raw and some have to be cooked in order to kill the bacteria that might trigger our health in the longer run. So, if you are adding colourful and nutrient-dense vegetables to your plate, make sure you know what to eat raw or cooked. There are some foods that ... Read More »

Slurp Alert: 5 Benefits Of Rasam That’ll Make You Love The Tamarind-Based Soup Even More

Ask any south Indian food lover, why is Rasam one of the best things to have happened to mankind, and he will run out of words to explain. Such is the charm of Rasam! You have it once and you are a fan forever. Rasam is a heart-warming soup preparation from South India, which is made using tamarind juice, pepper, tomato, cumin and other spices. Rasam has a distinct ... Read More »

Health Ministers Pledge To Set Up National Food Testing System

The ministers assured to work towards creating a culture of self-compliance among food businesses. New Delhi: Health ministers of all states today pledged to set up a robust national food testing system by ensuring adequate number of laboratories and focus on nutrition by promoting healthy dietary habits and addressing rising incidences of obesity and noncommunicable diseases. It was part of a ... Read More »

Your Neighborhood, Education and Income Could Be Tied To Your Heart Health: Study

Your heart health may be contingent upon the place you inhabit claims a new study. The new study published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes studies the risk of neighborhood and socioeconomic status like education and income on heart in detail.For the study the team compared the census tract data on socioeconomic deprivation – a clustering of neighborhood-level ... Read More »

Mothers’ gut bacteria could impact future health of children: new findings

THE bacteria in a mother’s gut before and during pregnancy can influence the future health of the offspring. These findings pave the way for women in the future to have their gut microbes tested upon pregnancy confirmation, to determine the prescriptive diet or supplements she needs to obtain a healthy microbiome for her and her infant. BACTERIA HOPE FOR BLOOD ... Read More »