Health

Do yoga daily to prevent prehypertension

NI | Dec 8, 2016, 12.45 PM IST Do yoga daily to prevent prehypertension (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Practicing yoga for one hour daily can reduce blood pressure in people with prehypertension, says a new study conducted by Indian researchers. The study was presented at the 68th Annual Conference of the Cardiological Society of India (CSI) in Kochi, India. “Patients with ... Read More »

Reasons why you should drink coffee everyday

TNN | December 08, 2016 1/13Benefits of coffee 0 Most people will tell you that coffee is bad for you. Yet there isn’t a complete consensus around whether your cup of coffee is good or bad. Here we bring some happy news for coffee lovers – based on popular researches, we bring you reasons you must have it. (Picture Courtesy: ... Read More »

Magnesium-rich nuts, green leafy vegetables may reduce risk of heart disease, diabetes

ANI | Updated: Dec 8, 2016, 02.44 PM IST Magnesium-rich nuts, green leafy vegetables may reduce risk of heart disease, diabetes (Thinkstock Photos/ Getty Images) Including magnesium rich food like spices, nuts, beans, cocoa, whole grains and green leafy vegetables in your diet daily may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes, reveals a study. The ... Read More »

Take care of your breasts! Here’s help

TNN | December 08, 2016 1/10Tips for awesome bosom 0 Regardless of their shape and size, a healthy and perfect bosom is what every woman yearns for. The soundness of the awesome bosom goes a long way with healthy diet and regular workouts. The droopy and saggy bosoms are inevitable with growing age, but there are certain ways to preserve ... Read More »

Sleep loss may up appetite for sugary, fatty foods

Is it hard for you to avoid gorging on sugar-laden sweets and oily samosas? Your lack of proper sleep is to be blamed. A new study has suggested that rapid eye movement (REM) sleep loss leads to increased consumption of unhealthy foods, specifically sucrose and fat. REM sleep is a unique phase of sleep in mammals that is closely associated ... Read More »

Beware, before you groom your pubic hair!

Beware, before you groom your pubic hair! (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) At times, maintaining proper hygiene becomes a misguided attempt. Various methods to groom the pubic hair may harm the sensitive part around your genitals. Many researchers have also shown that shaving or grooming your pubes is bad for your health. A recent study has discovered that women, who groom their ... Read More »

Inhale through nose to enhance memory: Study

A recent study reveals that inhaling through nose heightens memory and response to fearful stimuli, whereas the effects disappear while mouth breathing. The study was published in the Journal of Neuroscience. According to Northwestern Medicine, the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity in the human brain that enhances emotional judgments and memory recall. They found that individuals were able to ... Read More »

Can we eliminate malaria by 2030?

Can we eliminate malaria by 2030? (Getty Images) India has the highest malariaburden in the Asia Pacific region, with more than one billion people at risk of infection. To mark progress towards a malaria-free goal, UCSF Global Health Group is convening more than 70 global malaria experts in Chennai. The Malaria Elimination Group, an independent international advisory group convened by ... Read More »

Have you ever accidentally peed while laughing?

TNN | December 06, 2016 1/6Stress urinary incontinence 0 Juggling between our professional lives and personal chores, we tend to ignore certain changes in our body which might even lead to embarrassment. And peeing unintentionally is one of them. This condition is called Stress Urinary Incontinence, which means involuntary emission of urine. While it is not a serious health condition, ... Read More »

Cancer drug may increase new eggs in women, study

Cancer drug may increase new eggs in women, study (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) British researchers have revealed that a chemotherapydrug combination, commonly used to target cancer, may increase the number of non-growing eggs in women’s ovaries. A study indicates that a therapy commonly used to target Hodgkin’s lymphoma appears to have increased the number of non-growing eggs in women’s ovaries. The ... Read More »