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Reducing Work Stress May Lower The Risk Of New Mental Illness Cases

If your workplace is supporting its employees by reducing their job strain, it may boost in preventing new cases of common mental illness from occurring up to 14 per cent, a new study suggests. The findings, published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry, confirm that high job strain is associated with an increased risk of developing common mental disorders such as ... Read More »

Aloe Vera For Weight Loss: Here’s Why Ghritkumari May Help You Shed Kilos

The bright green cacti-like succulent plant of aloe vera doesn’t need any introduction. Apart from finding a revered place in Ayurveda, it is also valued highly in the beauty and health industries. Ever since dieticians, beauty and health experts have started talking about the benefits of using and consuming aloe vera, the plant has started making an appearance in gardens ... Read More »

Health Insurance Coverage For Healthy Groceries? More Food-Based Interventions May Be Coming

Shutterstock Health insurance plans cover a variety of medical procedures, prescriptions and provider visits. A recent change in how some plans interpret health-related insurance benefits may see more plans offering food-based benefits, including meals and healthy groceries. Hippocrates, of the eponymous Oath, famously wrote “Let food be thy medicine.” A little over a decade ago, the editor of the British Medical ... Read More »

Upcoming car launches in India for May 2018

Back at the Auto Expo event in the country, most major car manufacturers in the country had showcased their upcoming product lineup. Read below to find a list of cars which is due for launch in May; some of which were last seen at the Auto Expo event in the country. Upcoming car launches in India for May 2018 2018 ... Read More »

Occasional fasting may be a fast fix for our health

Many people routinely fast, going hungry for a day or a couple of days either for spiritual or health reasons. Some say fasting cleanses toxins from the body. Others enjoy a spiritual awareness that hunger arouses. The irregular diet of our hunter-gatherer ancestors is often cited as an evolutionary basis for deliberately restricting our modern diet. Tens of millions of people of ... Read More »

Ditch that cup of coffee. Hot water may be the ultimate health drink for youDitch that cup of coffee. Hot water may be the ultimate health drink for you

Drinking hot water may be a traditional practice in India. But now several global researchers also agree that just consuming hot water (and not mixing lemon with it) would not only help you shed extra belly fat but also keep various health issues at bay. It has further been suggested that the optimum temperature of the hot water should be ... Read More »

Omega-3 supplements don’t cure dry eye symptoms. They may just be placebos

Fish oil supplements have long been recommended to people suffering from dry eye disease, a common ailment that affects millions worldwide — but a study out Friday says they don’t work. “Omega-3 supplements are no more effective than placebo at alleviating dry eye symptoms,” read the findings from a randomised clinical trial involving 535 people and published in the New ... Read More »

Beach lovers, there’s good news. Philippines’ resort island Boracay may reopen in four months

The Philippines is looking to shorten the closure period for its most popular holiday hotspot, Boracay, to four months from six. But the number of visitors allowed when it reopens will be slashed, the tourism minister said on Wednesday. A masterplan to redevelop Boracay, which has turned into a “cesspool” due to pollution, according to President Rodrigo Duterte, into a ... Read More »

Does heart disease run in your family? Daily exercise may help you lower its risks

According to the findings reported in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation, greater grip strength, more physical activity and better cardio-respiratory fitness are associated with reduced risk for heart attacks and stroke — even among people with a genetic predisposition for heart disease. “The main message is that being physically active is associated with a lower risk of heart disease, ... Read More »

9 Incredible Benefits Of Basil Leaves You May Not Have Known

One of the oldest herbs known to the mankind, basil’s healing and healthful properties have been the most treasured knowledge across the world. Closer home, Holy basil is revered for its strong medicinal and healing properties. One can still see basil plants outside many Indian households, even outside the clamped urban flats. Holy basil is offered to Gods in the form of prasad. ... Read More »