Health

Positive effects of stress

Feburary 17, 2017 1/7How stress can be good for you 0 “Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you,” said Donald Tubesing about spices. You’d be surprised to know that the same saying can be applied to stress too! Stress is so much like spice – in the right proportion, it enhances the flavor of a ... Read More »

Health Weekly Roundup: India tops in ozone pollution deaths, non-communicable diseases on rise in India, migraine more common among women

Health Weekly Roundup: India tops in ozone pollution deaths, non-communicable diseases on rise in India, migra… Read More This week was packed with some very shocking yet important health news. To ensure that you don’t miss any, we bring you a weekly roundup. Here is this week’s aggregation of the latest news stories on health, fitness and diet. Fight your ... Read More »

Slim down your body the non-surgical way

Non-surgical techniques can help you lose stubborn fat (Thinkstock) There are times when despite the efforts, your body just refuses to give up on the diet-and-exercise resistant fats. Areas around the thighs, abdomen, bulges around the back, flanks and other localised fat deposits can be difficult to get rid off permanently. And, that is when one needs non-surgical alternatives and ... Read More »

Premature babies more likely to face anxiety issues later

Premature babies born with extremely low birth weight are not only at risk of physical problems but are also more likely to experience later in life mental health problems — mainly involving attention, anxiety-related and social problems, a study says. “Our findings provide evidence that individuals born at extremely low birth weight are at higher overall risk for psychological difficulties ... Read More »

7 types of sexualities: Which one is yours?

1/87 sexual orientations: What are you? There are many ways a person can feel sexually attracted – to others of the same gender, to others of the different gender, to both, to neither or even to himself. There are as many as sixteen types of sexual orientations yet identified. Labels can be bad for some, while it can also help ... Read More »

Fight your cold and flu with Vitamin D

Fight your cold and flu with Vitamin D Regular intake of Vitamin Dsupplements may help protect against cold and flu, as well as tackle high levels of the vitamin’s deficiency in countries like India, a study has said. The ‘sunshine vitamin’ as it known, not just improves bone and muscle health but also protects against respiratory infections by boosting levels ... Read More »

Exercise during pregnancy may help obese women avoid complications

3 simple at-home exercises for pregnant women Exercise may be an efficient way for obese pregnant women to lower their risk of diabetes, dangerously high blood pressure and other complications, research suggests. “The study suggests that a prenatal exercise-based intervention leads to both decreased costs and improved outcomes in obese women,” said Leah Savitsky, a medical student at Oregon Health ... Read More »

India tops list of countries in ozone pollution deaths

India tops list of countries in ozone pollution deaths India has been in denial mode on linking premature deaths to air pollution in the absence of conclusive data, but a new comprehensive global report by two US-based institutes may now trigger a rethink. The report claims the country’s worsening air pollution caused some 1.1 million premature deaths in 2015 and ... Read More »

Soda, pizza and salty food up liver disease in kids: Study

Children who regularly intake fructose present in soda, sweetened beverages, pizza and salty food, biscuits, yogurt may be be prone to liver disease, researchers warn. According to a study, led by researchers from Bambino Gesu Hospital in Italy, dietary fructose increases serum uric acid concentrations. Both uric acid concentration and fructose consumption may be high in individuals with non-alcoholic fatty ... Read More »

Premature babies more likely to face anxiety issues later

Premature babies born with extremely low birth weight are not only at risk of physical problems but are also more likely to experience later in life mental health problems — mainly involving attention, anxiety-related and social problems, a study says. “Our findings provide evidence that individuals born at extremely low birth weight are at higher overall risk for psychological difficulties ... Read More »