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Synthetic Retina Helps The Blind See

Synthetic Retina Helps The Blind See

A synthetic, soft tissue retina developed by Oxford University researchers -the first ever made -could offer fresh hope to visually impaired people. Until now, artificial retinas have only been made from hard, rigid materials.The new research is the first to successfully use biological, synthetic tissues developed in a laboratory environment. The study could revolutionise the […]

May 13th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Manage Asthma With These Lifestyle Changes

Manage Asthma With These Lifestyle Changes

With increasing pollution levels in the country and dust particles in the environment, it is no secret that the number of people suffering from asthma are rapidly increasing, especially in urban areas. According to World Health Organization, there are 15-20 million asthmatics in our country at present. Not just asthma, the increasing air pollution is […]

May 13th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Is Your Social Drinking Hurting Your Liver?

Is Your Social Drinking Hurting Your Liver?

“First the man takes a drink; then the drink takes a drink; then the drink takes the man.” Liver is the second largest human organ. It removes toxins in your body, controls cholesterol levels, fight infections, aids digestion among other key functions. Sadly, liver diseases don’t show any signs or symptoms until it reaches an […]

May 6th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Drink Beetroot Juice For A Young, Healthy Brain

Drink Beetroot Juice For A Young, Healthy Brain

Combining beetroot juice with exercise delivers more oxygen to the brain and boosts information processing, say researchers. Drinking beetroot juice supplement before working out makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the functions of a younger brain, a new study claims. Researchers from Wake Forest University in the US studied about 26 […]

May 6th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Cut Down On Trans Fats To Reduce Heart Attack Risk

Cut Down On Trans Fats To Reduce Heart Attack Risk

Eating even minimal amount of food high in trans fats is linked to a greater risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide. Hospitalisation for heart attacks and strokes is less common among people living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods compared to residents in areas without restrictions, new research has […]

April 29th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Can ‘An Apple A Day Keep The Doctor Away’?

Can ‘An Apple A Day Keep The Doctor Away’?

This phrase was first used in 1922, which went on to become ‘An Apple a day keeps the doctor away’ in the 20th century. It gives us the impression that apple is the most nutritious fruit around. While it may be true to some extent, there are fruits like banana, cherries, papaya, oranges and blueberries […]

April 29th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Research Finds Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Protect Against Effects Of High-Fat Diet

Research Finds Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Protect Against Effects Of High-Fat Diet

The study – conducted on mice – found that a relatively low dose of a particular compound found in extra virgin olive oil was able to reverse oxidative stress linked to fatty liver disease and reduce bad cholestrol. A compound found in extra-virgin olive oil can reduce symptoms of insulin resistance and non-alcoholic fatty liver […]

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Are You Indulging In Emotional Eating?

Are You Indulging In Emotional Eating?

Does your hand always draw towards that last piece of chocolate you thought you would have tomorrow? Chances are you may be eating due to emotional reasons. These emotions may not be drastic in nature but are strong enough to drive you to binge eat. This may be causing your body trouble in some way […]

April 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

STRESS RELIEVING BUTTONS: 4 Acupressure Points On Your Neck And Shoulder To Relieve Stress

STRESS RELIEVING BUTTONS: 4 Acupressure Points On Your Neck And Shoulder To Relieve Stress

If you know the right acupressure points, you can cure a number of health problems on your own. From balancing thyroid gland to managing stress and anxiety, these points also help in regulating blood circulation and treating hormonal imbalances. Here we will show you four important points on our neck and shoulder that will help […]

April 15th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Exercise On Empty Stomach For Better Results, Metabolism

Exercise On Empty Stomach For Better Results, Metabolism

Exercising on an empty stomach may help burn more body fat and fuel your metabolism, boosting your health in the long run, a new study has found. Researchers from University of Bath in the UK studied a group of overweight males. The volunteers walked for 60 minutes at 60% maximum oxygen consumption on an empty […]

April 15th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »