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This young mother’s post about depression is very real and relatable

US-based Brittany Ernsperger, a 25-year-old young mother’s post on depression went viral after she wrote about the reality of what it feels like to be depressed. Ernsperger posted a photograph of clean dishes on her kitchen counter and captioned it “This is what depression looks like”. Since posting it on Facebook, her post has been shared by over 2 lakh people because ... Read More »

Suffering from UTI? This new discovery can make the treatment better

A new study has found ways to improve diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections. Scientists and physicians at Loyola University Chicago and Loyola Medicine published groundbreaking research that debunked the common belief that urine in healthy women is sterile. The study found that the bladder not only contains bacteria, but the microbes are similar to those found in the ... Read More »

This made-in-India Honda City makes more power than a Lamborghini Huracan

And it’s also the most powerful Honda City in the world. Joel Joseph of RaceConcepts, a tuning shop in Bangalore, has created this monster, and it just took top honours at a recently concluded Bangalore Drag Fest. Tell me more… This Honda City started life as a 1.5 VTEC, and then Joel Joseph decided to tune it. It now has ... Read More »

Treat Mouth Ulcers With This Unique Method

Scientists have developed a novel biodegradable patch that acts as a plaster and sticks inside the mouth, thus helping in the treatment of oral ulcers. The unique patch, able to stick to moist surfaces, successfully administers steroids directly to oral ulcers or lesions whilst also creating a protective barrier around the affected area, thus accelerating the healing process. The plaster ... Read More »

This is the reason why you should not carry medicines when travelling

Turns out, carrying hard medicines while travelling makes people more prone to pop them, against doctor’s recommendations. According to a study conducted by the University of Helsinki, travellers carrying standby antibiotics take them more often than those travelling without such drugs. Having antibiotics packed in the bags allows their use – against recommendations – also for mild and moderate diarrhoea, ... Read More »

Not sure of personal goals? This could lead to depressive symptoms

People who are not sure about which personal goals to pursue may be at increased risk of experiencing psychological distress, suggests a new research. The study, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, investigated two forms of motivational conflict. These were inter-goal conflict — when pursuing one goal makes it difficult to pursue another — and ambivalence — conflicting ... Read More »

This cooling therapy can help treat head injuries and stroke

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have found that medically induced cooling in brain to lower the temperature can help in treating injury and stroke. Lowering the brain temperature after head injury or stroke may help relieve pressure inside the head to avert swelling and further injury, especially in critical cases as it impacts the blood vessels and tissue throughout ... 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 »

Why You Should Drink Coconut Milk This Summer: Easy Recipe To Make It At Home

Come summers and the urge to sip on cooling and hydrating drinks surges; one of them being coconut milk, which has numerous benefits to offer. It is a thick, milk-like fluid that is obtained by squeezing grated coconut. Thanks to its amazingly rich and creamy consistency along with its natural sweetness, coconut milk forms an important constituent in various food ... Read More »

Broccoli Nutrition: This Nutritional Showstopper Can Do Wonders For Your Health

Broccoli is the edible flowering head of a green plant that derived its name from the Italian plural broccolo- flowering crest of cabbage. Its history dates back to the 6th Century BC, and is the outcome of careful breeding of Brassica crops in northern Mediterranean region. A valuable food in the Roman Empire, it was taken to England in the mid-18th century ... Read More »