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10 Basic Life Changes That Can Make a Big Difference to Your Health!

10 Basic Life Changes That Can Make a Big Difference to Your Health!

Despite knowing all the requisites of a healthy lifestyle, we still fail to achieve a disease-free life . An analysis of the data collected by SRL Diagnostics also showed a worrisome trend. Dr B.R Das, Advisor and Mentor – R&D, SRL Diagnostics shared, “We have noticed an alarming level of Vitamin D inadequacy in the […]

May 12th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

50% Hike In Cigarette Prices Would Add 450 Million Years Of Life Across 13 Countries

50% Hike In Cigarette Prices Would Add 450 Million Years Of Life Across 13 Countries

For the study, researchers developed a simple compartmental model to assess health gains, financial protection, and tax gains for governments from a large increase in the market prices of cigarettes. NEW DELHI – A 50% hike in cigarette prices would lead to about 450 million years of life gained across thirteen middle-income countries, including India, […]

May 5th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Indian Children, Obese And Slim, Are Being Hit By Fatty Liver Disease

Indian Children, Obese And Slim, Are Being Hit By Fatty Liver Disease

They’re eating too much junk and getting too little exercise, doctors say. NEW DELHI – A recent survey of high school students in Delhi has found that over a fifth have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) because they’re eating too much junk food and getting too little exercise. NAFLD is the inflammation of the liver […]

April 28th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

PERIOD SILVER LINING: Menopausal Hormone Therapy May Boost Memory

PERIOD SILVER LINING: Menopausal Hormone Therapy May Boost Memory

Researchers found that one form of menopausal hormone therapy taken soon after menopause may preserve brain structure in the portion of the brain responsible for memory and thinking skills. Hormone therapy taken to relieve menopausal symptoms including hot flashes, fatigue, insomnia may also play a beneficial role in improving memory and thinking skills, a study […]

April 7th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Use Of Antibiotics In India More Than Doubles In 15 Years: Study

Use Of Antibiotics In India More Than Doubles In 15 Years: Study

In 2015, the total global antibiotic consumption was 35 billion DDDs, a 65% increase from 2000, according to the analysis of antibiotic use in 76 countries. NEW DELHI – Antibiotic use more than doubled in India between 2000 and 2015, fuelling antibiotic resistance that is making common infections such as E.coli, strep throat, pneumonia and […]

March 31st, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

E-Cigarettes: Are They Really The Alternative To Smoking?

E-Cigarettes: Are They Really The Alternative To Smoking?

Bihar recently became the eighth Indian state to ban them. The jury is still out on whether they are relatively harmless or a gateway drug. Play it safe and use patches or gum instead, doctors say Delhi-based businessman Rahul Sainani, 32, has been vaping for almost a year and says he is ‘almost 99% off […]

March 27th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Only 24% Indian Women Want A Second Child: Survey

Only 24% Indian Women Want A Second Child: Survey

NEW DELHI – Only about a fourth of currently married women in India under the age of 49 wants another child, government data shows, a significant fall from 68% a decade ago.   According to the Union health ministry’s National Family Health Survey-4 (NFHS-4), only 24% of the married women between 15 and 49 years […]

February 24th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

UK Allows Doctors To Create Babies Using DNA From 3 People

UK Allows Doctors To Create Babies Using DNA From 3 People

The approval is a first in UK, but the technique has previously been used: a baby was born in Mexico in 2016 using the experimental therapy. LONDON – Britain’s fertility authority says it has granted permission to doctors at clinic in northeastern England to create babies from the DNA of three people, to help prevent […]

February 17th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Traditional South Indian Medicine Keeps Dengue, Chikungunya At Bay: StudyTraditional South Indian Medicine Keeps Dengue, Chikungunya At Bay: Study

Traditional South Indian Medicine Keeps Dengue, Chikungunya At Bay: StudyTraditional South Indian Medicine Keeps Dengue, Chikungunya At Bay: Study

The findings of the study could provide a boost to the traditional system of medicine, one of several that India is trying to foster. NEW DELHI – Two Siddha medicines, commonly used in south India can prevent the dengue virus from replicating and the chikungunya virus from entering the body, resulting in no or very […]

February 10th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Is Sugar Craving Hindering Your Weight Loss?

Is Sugar Craving Hindering Your Weight Loss?

It is said that the more you try to eliminate sugar from your diet, the more you crave for it. Especially when you are on a weight loss plan, you have no option but to keep a check on your sugar intake. Sweet tooth is the biggest hindrance in your weight loss journey and even […]

February 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »