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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 »

Here’s the real reason why hunger pangs make you ‘hangry’

Do you feel ‘hangry’ when you skip a meal and unable to focus? It’s not just about a dip in blood sugar levels, though. Scientists say the combination of hunger and anger may be caused by an interplay of biology, personality and environmental cues. “We all know that hunger can sometimes affect our emotions and perceptions of the world around ... Read More »

Before You Munch, Know What’s Behind That Satisfying Crunch

If you are looking for a good excuse to eat a pile of chips, store shelves are brimming with them. It seems nearly everything in the produce aisle – whether it’s kale, snap peas, apples or bananas – now comes crisped, seasoned and packaged. Manufacturers seem to be hoping that Americans – approximately 90 percent of whom don’t get the ... 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 »

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 »

Are You Eating Too Many Tomatoes? 6 Tomato Side Effects You Must Know About!

The health benefits of tomatoes need no introduction. The plump red vegetable, which is also a fruit, is used in a number of cuisines around the world. Not just that, it is also used as a part of beauty treatments and tan removal during summers. Tomatoes are hailed for their potent antioxidant properties as well and are also believed to ... Read More »

Best Phones Under Rs. 10,000 You Can Buy in India Right Now

  Smartphones under Rs. 10,000 have taken giant strides in the past few years, with companies like Xiaomi and Motorola transforming the very definition of entry-level smartphones. This segment is rapidly evolving and changing – with decent Android smartphones getting cheaper and cheaper. Just a few months ago, it was hard to imagine a smartphone under Rs. 6,000 offering a reasonable user experience, but that’s no ... Read More »

Are you on antidepressants? It is linked to higher risk of dementia

While anti-depressants can help mental health patients deal with depression, long-term use of certain anti-depressants could have serious side effects. A large study done by researchers from the University of East Anglia’s School of Health Science have linked use of antidepressants to dementia, though they could not definitively conclude that the drugs were the cause. Previous studies have shown that medications commonly ... Read More »

10 unusual things you could be allergic to

Sniffles, sneezing, runny nose—if this sounds like you every spring, you’re far from alone. About 44% of people in the United Kingdom suffer from at least one allergy, and that number is on the rise. For most people who suffer from allergies, symptoms are annoying, but not too severe; but for some, they can cause a life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis. There are ... Read More »

10 things you need to stop hiding from your doctor

There are many reasons why people visit their GPs – some extremely serious, some totally trivial. But whatever the reason, there are always things we need to know. The problem is, a lot of the time, people are very reluctant to share important details. In an ideal world, your doctor should know pretty much everything about you, even if it ... Read More »