Health

Stressful jobs can actually make you find ways to solve problems

Stressful jobs can actually make you find ways to solve problems (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Is stress at your workplace affecting your life? A new study finds that stressful jobs can make you find ways to solve problems and work through ways to get the work done, instead of making something debilitating, it can actually be something that is energising. A ... Read More »

Hair, sperm, libido: Delhi men are on the losing side

THE SEX FACTOR – Hair, sperm, libido: Delhi men are on the losing side At the end of 2016, there’s bad news for Delhi men -they are losing their hair, sperm and libido. A new survey conducted by a city-based healthcare startup found that 63% of Delhi men (between the ages of 30 and 40) have a sperm count of ... Read More »

How to get rid of love handles?

TNN | Updated: Dec 24, 2016, 04.03 PM IST Love handle is basically belly fat, which rests around your waist. Wear a body hugging dress or your favourite golden saree, and they will play peekaboo, making you hide behind pictures that grab your waist below. While there is no shortcut to getting rid of these pockets of fat, Aashu Kumar ... Read More »

Sun bathing may prevent diabetes, heart disease

PTI | Dec 23, 2016, 11.50 AM IST Sun bathing may prevent diabetes, heart disease (Picture Courtesy: Pixabay) Sun bathing and vitamin D supplements may be feasible and affordable approaches to improve or even prevent metabolic syndromes which pose a risk of diabetes and heart disease, a new study has claimed. It is well known that a diet high in ... Read More »

Equal abortion rights about to become a reality

In an unprecedented move, the health ministry recently announced that it’s planning to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, which came into effect in 1971. This act has been long deemed as restrictive for being rigid on certain aspects. For example, a woman can get an abortion only within 20 weeks of her pregnancy, which makes it difficult ... Read More »

Health weekly roundup: Chikungunya vaccine developed, TRAI says mobile tower radiation not harmful

TNN | Dec 23, 2016, 04.24 PM IST Health weekly roundup: Chikungunya vaccine developed, TRAI says mobile tower radiation not harmful 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 ... Read More »

7 things about nipples you must know

7 things about nipples you must know (Image Courtesy: Pixabay) Nipples come in different shapes, sized and colors They could be brown, pink, dark, big, small, and they are all normal. Areolas, the colored skin around the nipple, can also be dark or light, as small as a mustard seed or as large as a round clock. Nipple-gasms are not ... Read More »

Capsule sized pacemaker: A boon for patients

TNN | Updated: Dec 22, 2016, 11.24 AM IST Capsule sized pacemaker: A boon for patients (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) It was the size of a capsule, but for Kumar*, it provided a new lease of life. The 87-year old, with a heart rate of less than 60 a minute, received a pacemaker, one-tenth the size of a traditional device, directly ... Read More »

Radiation from mobile towers not harmful: TRAI

TNN | Dec 22, 2016, 11.22 AM IST Radiation from mobile towers not harmful: TRAI Allaying fears of radiation from mobile towers, a senior Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) official on Wednesday said that the harmful effects of electromagnetic field radiation had not been proved. At a customer outreachprogramme , Sunil Bajpai, principal adviser to TRAI, said people were ... Read More »

Sleeping postures and how to optimise them for better sleep

TNN | December 22, 2016 1/76 sleeping positions and their benefits 0 We all need adequate amounts of sleep but it is also extremely important to sleep right. While each one of us has a sleeping position that we most often curl up in, some of these positions can actually leave you in acute discomfort. Here are some tips that ... Read More »