Health

7 fat-burning exercises for a flat tummy

TNN | January 24, 2017 1/8Exercises for a flat tummy 0 Losing belly fat is the hardest, they say. And when you want to strengthen your core and lose the flab, we most commonly resort to crunches. Here are some moves that can help you lose fat from the mid-section. Each of these moves stimulate and tighten the core muscles ... Read More »

Every meal triggers inflammation that may protect us

IANS | Jan 22, 2017, 07.01 PM IST Every meal triggers inflammation that may protect us (Image Courtesy: Pexels) Every time we eat food, it may trigger an inflammatory response that acts as a protective mechanism to fight the bacteria consumed along with the food, a study has found. The findings showed that this inflammatory response, which acts as a ... Read More »

Sitting for long can age women faster

IANS | Updated: Jan 23, 2017, 02.02 PM IST Sitting for long can age women faster (Image Courtesy: Thinkstock) Elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older by eight years compared to women who are less sedentary, a new study has found. Researchers from University of California ... Read More »

Glucose may cut induced labour duration in childbirth

IANS | Updated: Jan 23, 2017, 04.58 PM IST Glucose may cut induced labour duration in childbirth (Image Courtesy: Thinkstock) Administering glucosesupplements to women during childbirth, especially for the first birth, may shorten the labour time, researchers say. A prolonged labour, or a failure to progress, is a labour that takes more than 20 hours for first-time mothers and more ... Read More »

When healing can be a headache

  When healing can be a headache It starts off as a light throb and gallops to an everlasting migraine. Whether it was something you drank or ate, many foods are held guilty for kicking off migraines. But while eliminating these foods can be the obvious solution, did you know that most migraines are triggered off by acidity? In other ... Read More »

‘80% of people with eye problems in Delhi are IT professionals’

IANS | Jan 22, 2017, 04.07 PM IST ‘80% of people with eye problems in Delhi are IT professionals’ (Image Courtesy:Pixabay) As much as 80 per cent of the people with eye-related problems in the national capital are Information Technology (IT) professionals, opthalmologists said on Saturday. They said the basic reason was that the IT professionals spend a minimum of ... Read More »

Planning a late night? ‘Stockpile’ sleep a night before

Planning a late night? ‘Stockpile’ sleep a night before Planning a late night? ‘Stockpile’ sleep a night befor… Read More You can now plan for a late night without worrying about the after-effects of too little rest. How? By ‘stockpiling’ sleep. A recent study, at the University of Calgary, claims it’s possible to ‘stockpile’ sleep in advance to help you ... Read More »

Every meal triggers inflammation that may protect us

IANS | Jan 22, 2017, 07.01 PM IST Every meal triggers inflammation that may protect us (Image Courtesy: Pexels) Every time we eat food, it may trigger an inflammatory response that acts as a protective mechanism to fight the bacteria consumed along with the food, a study has found. The findings showed that this inflammatory response, which acts as a ... Read More »

Is it time to take a break from social media?

Zeenia Baria| TNN | Jan 21, 2017, 01.00 AM IST Don’t let social media take over your life (Thinkstock) It’s hard to imagine life without social media, isn’t it? For a large number of the urban population, Facebook, Twitter, Instagrametc. have become de rigueur — such an integral and essential part of life that even the thought of not being ... Read More »

Less sugar, more wellness

TNN | Jan 21, 2017, 12.18 PM IST Less sugar, more wellness (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Falling prey to diabetes not only means being compelled to end your love affair with some of your favourite grubs; the effects are, in fact, graver! Being diabetic also means being vulnerable to a host of other ailments that could be fatal in the long ... Read More »