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Those Taking Aspirin Daily To Prevent Heart Attacks Should Be Cautious

Those Taking Aspirin Daily To Prevent Heart Attacks Should Be Cautious

Research indicates that aspirin has only marginal heart health benefits, and popping a pill daily is more likely to have side effects.   A blood thinner, new research states that aspirin isn’t all that it’s touted to be when it comes to keeping your ticker healthy.   Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent […]

August 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Energy Drinks May Harm Your Heart: Study

Energy Drinks May Harm Your Heart: Study

Researchers also found a statistically significant increase in systolic and diastolic blood pressure in participants who consumed the energy drinks. Consuming too many energy drinks in a short timespan may increase blood pressure and disrupt heart rhythm, a study has found. For the study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, enrolled 34 […]

July 27th, 2019 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Untreated Arthritis Can Affect Organs, lower Life Expectancy

Untreated Arthritis Can Affect Organs, lower Life Expectancy

Urban lifestyle fuels unhealthy eating patterns and inactivity, and is leading to nutritional deficiencies and obesity, which causes and aggravates bone and joint diseases. At least one in four men and women in India have varying degrees of bone and joint degeneration after 50, with age-related wear and tear, injury, obesity, osteoporosis and rheumatism being […]

July 21st, 2019 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Working Long Hours? Rest Your Eyes

Working Long Hours? Rest Your Eyes

How to take care of the dry eye problem If you spend much of the day staring at a computer screen, you’re probably familiar with dry eye. Its symptoms are – itchy eyes, redness, light hypersensitivity and blurred vision. “Eyes, like any other part of your body, get tired and need rest,” says ophthalmologist Dr […]

July 15th, 2019 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Veggie ‘Meat’ May Usher In The Next Healthy Diet Revolution

Veggie ‘Meat’ May Usher In The Next Healthy Diet Revolution

Disruptive food technology and novel trends and technology are in line with the scientifically-validated Planetary Health Diet that can prevent 11 million deaths from under nutrition and food-related diseases. The alternative meat movement is mainstreaming vegetarianism across the world and offering committed carnivores the option abandoning meat but not the flavour for reasons as varied […]

July 6th, 2019 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019: Experts Say A Girl Must Be Prepared For Their First Period

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019: Experts Say A Girl Must Be Prepared For Their First Period

Bollywood film Pad Man has opened up discussions around menstruation, but there’s still a long way to go. It’s important for young girls to be aware of periods before their first one, advise experts. According to a survey conducted by everteen for Menstrual Hygiene Day, menstruation is no more a hush-hush topic. The survey had […]

June 29th, 2019 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Brainwaves During Sleep Strengthen Memories: Study

Brainwaves During Sleep Strengthen Memories: Study

Using non-invasive imaging to identify the mechanisms that strengthen memories can lead to improvements in our understanding of how memories work.   Brainwaves produced during sleep helps us store new information in our memory, according to a study that explains how bedtime helps boost our learning. Researchers have known about the close relationship between sleep […]

June 18th, 2019 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Researchers Find Hormonal Link Between Diet And Obesity

Researchers Find Hormonal Link Between Diet And Obesity

Obesity is a growing public health crisis, bringing with it many serious risk factors, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. In a new study researchers have found that low levels of a circulating hormone called adropin predict increased weight gain and metabolic dysregulation during consumption of a high-sugar diet in a nonhuman primate model. […]

June 8th, 2019 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Healthwise: Why you need 10 glasses of water a day

Healthwise: Why you need 10 glasses of water a day

Mild dehydration, even when not linked to hangovers or illnesses, can precipitate moderate to intense headaches, including painful tension headaches and migraines. With central and western India in the grips of a heat wave that has temperatures soaring well over 45 degrees Celcius in April, dehydration has become potentially as life-threatening as drug-resistant infections or […]

June 1st, 2019 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Netflix Show ‘13 Reasons Why’ Associated With Increase In Youth Suicide Rates: Study

Netflix Show ‘13 Reasons Why’ Associated With Increase In Youth Suicide Rates: Study

Netflix’s uber-popular show ‘13 Reasons Why’ was responsible for a 28.9 percent increase in suicides among youth aged between 10 and 17 in the US in April 2017, according to recent findings. Netflix’s uber-popular show ‘13 Reasons Why’ was responsible for a 28.9 percent increase in suicides among youth aged between 10 and 17 in […]

May 25th, 2019 | Posted in Health | Read More »