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Saving the skin from UV damage and skin cancer

Ageing affects all living things and leads to diseases that eventually kill us. It’s not surprising then that there’s a global race to develop anti-ageing treatments to slow, halt or reverse biological ageing to look younger and prevent diseases such as heart disease, cancers and dementia, among others. We begin to age the moment we are born but in physical ... Read More »

Black Cardamom For Asthma: Use This Spice To Reduce The Symptoms Of Respiratory Conditions

Black cardamom is often referred to as the ‘queen of spices.’ This commonly used aromatic spice is widely used to flavour various Indian dishes that contains a number of health benefits. Also known as hill cardamoms, the oil extracted from the black cardamom seeds is used for many health and beauty purposes. This spice is used medicinally for heart problems, ... Read More »

Health insurance and cancer — How to choose the best plan for your needs

Naval Goel “Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.” It is clear that it is not only about having a healthy body, but also about having a healthy mind. In simple terms, a good health is all about the condition where your body and mind function properly. These days when ... Read More »

Gout, the painful condition doesn’t increase your risk of fracture

People who suffer from gout, a painful inflammatory arthritis, may not have an increased risk of fracture as earlier believed, says a new study. Gout is a common form of arthritis that can affect anyone. Sudden, sever attacks of pain, swelling, redness and tenderness, often to the joint at the base of the big toe accompany this condition. A gout ... Read More »

6 customer-friendly changes the new insurance regulator should make

Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint The insurance industry, in its liberalised avatar, is young. Where large international insurers are over a 100 years old, we have been in existence for just 18. If business is a race, then these 18 years are just a start off the block. But what a start it has been. Between 2000 and 2005, the basic regulatory ... Read More »

Term of the day: Insurance persistency ratio

Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint In life insurance, persistency ratio is an important metric to track as persistency is a key driver of profitability for an insurer. In insurance parlance, policy retention is known as “persistency” and “persistency ratio” measures how long customers stay with their policies, by looking at the number of policy renewals year after year. The ratio is measured ... Read More »

Pineapple Juice For Weight Loss: How To Use The Tarty Goodness To Shed Belly Fat

Vibrant, tropical, sweet and tarty, pineapple may be a tad tough fruit to peel, but we all know how addictive the juicy and pulpy fruit can get. Also called ananas in Hindi, pineapples are a regular feature in fruit chaats, raitas, chutney and smoothies. In addition to being ever-so delicious and amazing, pineapple is a storehouse of health benefits. According to the book, ‘Healing Foods’ by ... Read More »

Is It Safe For Diabetics To Have Honey? Here’s The Answer

Much has been said about Diabetes’ contribution of Global social and economic burden. It is one of the most common conditions not just in India but across the globe. According to the WHO, in the year 2014, 422 million people were diagnosed with diabetes across the world. The WHO also said that the prevalence of diabetes is steadily increasing in ... Read More »

Asura Is the First Made in India Nintendo Switch Game

HIGHLIGHTS Asura is developed by Hyderabad-based Ogre Head Studio No Nintendo Switch release date has been listed yet No price has been revealed either Asura from Hyderabad-based Ogre Head Studio is the first Nintendo Switch game made in India. The game fuses Hindu mythology with Diablo-like combat and was an entertaining effort when it hit the PC a year ago. Now it seems ... Read More »

Asura Is the First Made in India Nintendo Switch Game

HIGHLIGHTS Asura is developed by Hyderabad-based Ogre Head Studio No Nintendo Switch release date has been listed yet No price has been revealed either Asura from Hyderabad-based Ogre Head Studio is the first Nintendo Switch game made in India. The game fuses Hindu mythology with Diablo-like combat and was an entertaining effort when it hit the PC a year ago. Now it seems ... Read More »