Health Practices Of Mahatma Gandhi

We are celebrating the 150th birthday of Mahatma also fondly known as Bapu. Born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in the year 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat and a lawyer by profession, he led his life guided by the principles of truth and simplicity. However, it was not...

Healthy fasting in Navratri to keep us away from seasonal diseases.

Fasting during Navratri is not only a religious practice, but also has several scientific reasons associated with it. Navratri brings along with it a change in season, change in weather conditions and therefore there could also bring slight changes in the immune...

Trolley Bags are safer than Backpacks For Schoolkids.

Trolley Bags Better Than Backpacks For Schoolkids, Backpacks may injure muscles and joints and can lead to severe back, neck, and shoulder pain, as well as posture problem. Researchers have found that trolley bags are better than backpacks for schoolkids for their...

Teenager’s who prefer to go to bed late are more likely to gain weight

For the study published in the journal JAMA Paediatrics, a total of 804 adolescents -- 418 girls and 386 boys aged between 11 to 16 -- were analysed. The children responded to questionnaires on their sleep habits and wore an actigraph - a wrist device that tracks...

Eating Mushrooms May Help to Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk.

Mushrooms are packed with nutritional value. They're low in calories, are great sources of fiber and protein. They also provide many important nutrients, including B vitamins, selenium, potassium, copper, and vitamin D. A new study published in the International...

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Health Practices Of Mahatma Gandhi

We are celebrating the 150th birthday of Mahatma also fondly known as Bapu. Born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in the year 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat and a lawyer by profession, he led his life guided by the principles of truth and simplicity. However, it was not...

Trolley Bags are safer than Backpacks For Schoolkids.

Trolley Bags Better Than Backpacks For Schoolkids, Backpacks may injure muscles and joints and can lead to severe back, neck, and shoulder pain, as well as posture problem. Researchers have found that trolley bags are better than backpacks for schoolkids for their...

Major decissions should not be taken on empty stomach.

Whether you are going for a crucial business deal or salary negotiation for your new job, make sure you do not take major decisions on an empty stomach. Hunger significantly alters people's decision-making, making them impatient and more likely to settle for a small...

A glass of milk a day keep diseases away.

The study, published in the journal Advance in Nutrition, states that milk intake helps in the prevention of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, metabolic syndrome, colon or bladder cancer, and type-2 diabetes.  Everyone knows that milk has long been...

Excess cleanliness could lead to antibiotic resistance

While maintaining hygiene is good for health, excess cleanliness could lead to antibiotic resistance often resulting to death and illness as well, suggests a new study. Comparing all existing microorganisms and antibiotic resistances, the researchers at Austria's...

Women With Slim waist May Develop Heart Attacks

While putting on weight is dangerous for health, women who have slim waist could be at risk of diabetes and heart attacks, finds a new research. The study showed that putting on weight around the hips is actually safer than accumulation around the belly or around...

Good Sleep, cheerful Mood can Stay Sharper In Old Age

Memory slips with age but getting a fair amount of sleep every night and having a cheerful mood each day may help you stay sharp even when you grow old, suggests new research. Poor sleep quality and a depressed mood are linked to a reduced likelihood of remembering a...

70-90% Of Indians Are Vitamin D Deficient.

Recent clinical research studies on vitamin D published in Indian council of medical research journal revealed that 70-90 per cent of Indians are Vitamin D deficient and this condition was significantly associated with Type 2 diabetes and hyphypertension. In adults,...

Women are more likely to suffer from stroke than men.

Stroke disproportionately affects women as compared to men due to factors such as fluctuations in naturally occurring hormone levels, early age of menarche, and menopause. Stroke is a leading cause of disability that affects 55,000 more women than men each year....

Men don’t mature until they’re over 40

We have heard many times how men, even as adults, continue to behave like children. Some also believe that in relationships, it’s usually the woman who stands for maturity and responsibility.  Men don’t mature until they’re over 40, according to latest clinical...

Plant rich diet helps to prevent depression.

Being depressed can negatively affect our appetite and what we eat. Recent clinical research study found a clear link between the quality of a person’s diet and their risk of depression. And it goes beyond the effect of diet on body size or other aspects of health...

Novel brain implants helps to boost memory.

Scientists have developed and successfully implanted brain prosthetics that can improve a person's short term memory, an advance that may help manage neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer. Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the University of...

Chemicals in beauty products making us ill

Cosmetics and personal care items we use every day are packed with a constellation of chemicals that could be connected to a host of health problems. carcinogens like formaldehyde  found in  keratin hair treatments, body soap and nail polish and coal tar...

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. People with rheumatoid arthritis wake up with stiff and painful joints, but experience an...

Omega 3 fatty acids in diet can prevent cancer.

Omega 3 fatty acids in the diet can protect us to a great extent from growth of cancer, says a new study.  Dietary consumption of omega-3 fatty acids can lead to the formation of cancer-fighting substances in the body, which may have some beneficial effects....

Sunscreen helps to protect against skin cancer.

Vasodilation of the skin’s blood vessels plays an important role in regulating body temperature and responding to heat stress, both locally in the skin and throughout the body. Researchers from Pennsylvania State University studied the effect of UVR exposure with...

Obesity is linked with risk of multiple diseases.

Recent clinical research studies has suggested that high BMI is associated with increased risk of chronic diseases such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer and other metabolic disorders. Researchers have found the strongest evidence of a...

How to keep Ourself fit and healthy in monsoon season

When will the monsoon come? This question must be arising in everyone's mind. But the rain has given sign and the season of rain and monsoon has already started. Who does not wait for rain, finally gives relief from rain heat. But with the relief from the heat,...

Nutrition need For Expecting Mother’s

As per FDA National Dietary Guidelines, there are two specific recommendations for nutrition for expecting mother – related to iron and folate (folic acid). Folic acid or  Vitamin B9 that helps a baby’s neural tube — the part of the embryo that becomes the brain...

New Blood Test To Predict TB Onset Two Years In Advance

Tuberculosis, caused by infection with Myobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb), is the world’s leading cause of death brought on by a single pathogen. More than 10 million new cases of TB are diagnosed each year, and almost two million people die from the disease. Globally,...

Antioxidant treatment Helps to cure Lung Disease.

Administering an antioxidant-enriched vitamin may decrease respiratory exacerbations in people with cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited life-threatening disorder that damages the lungs and the digestive system. People with cystic fibrosis typically...

Is fasting good for health?

When the body is starved of food, it starts burning fat in order to replenish the energy levels in the body. This leads to faster weight loss. However, if the fast is extended for too long, the body will eventually start burning down the muscle protein. Most medical...

Cell phone use for long hours can cause brain tumor.

Cell phones emit a form of electromagnetic field called radio frequency (RF) radiation. We have long been led to believe that this radiation is harmless because of the low power levels involved, and because it’s non-ionizing. Unfortunately, this cell phone radiation...

How to protect children From Air Pollution

Air pollution measures are sky-high and the government is trying to figure out a way to deal with this alarming issue. Meanwhile, the children with tiny lungs, the future of our nation, need protection from the hazardous air. Although the air poses a threat to people...

Health Benefits Of Donating Blood

blood donation doesn’t just hold societal benefits, even we enjoy the benefits of donating blood provided we meet the blood donation requirements. list of health benefits of donating blood are as follows- 1. Reduces Health Concerns Blood donation reduces the amount of...

Regular Exercise can slow down the ageing process

Exercising throughout our life can help us live longer and healthier lives, says a new study. It showed how loss of muscle mass and strength did not occur in those who exercise regularly, and their body fat and cholesterol levels also doesn’t increase Regular exercise...

What are superbugs, and how can we protect us from it?

"Superbugs" is a term used to describe strains of bacteria that are resistant to the majority of antibiotics. Resistant bacteria that cause pneumonia, urinary tract infections, skin infections etc Antibiotic resistance is a naturally occurring phenomenon that can be...

Fish Oil Reduces Bleeding Risk In Surgery Patients

Fish oil is among the most common natural supplement for treatment of hypertriglyceridemia or prevention of cardiovascular disease. The study, published in the journal Circulation, found that higher blood omega-3 levels  eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and...

Medical Selfies Help Patients Feel Satisfied

Taking medical ‘selfies’ and sharing them with a doctor empowers and reassures patients and can improve their relationship with the medical practitioner, a research has found. For the study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, researchers first...

Our Table Salt may Contain Deadly Cyanide

Recent US lab report reveals that premium brands of processed iodised salt sold in India allegedly contain alarming levels of carcinogenic and harmful components like potassium ferrocyanide. the test by American West Analytical Laboratories has revealed that potassium...

Men with beards carry more germs than dogs

It’s bad news for hipsters but men with beards harbour more germs in their whiskers than dogs carry in their fur. Recent clinical study at  Switzerland hirslanded clinic  found that every sampled beard was crawling with bacteria, and nearly half had bugs...

Male Menopause Real? The Truth Behind It

You definitely heard of ‘menopause’ and so far believed that it is only related to women. Menopause in women is referred as a normal process when fertility and menstruation ends. But, have you ever heard of male menopause? True that men are totally a different gender...

In future Our body may cure itself diabetes

Diabetes is caused by damaged or non-existing insulin cells inability to produce insulin, a hormone that is necessary in regulating blood sugar levels. Many diabetes patients take insulin supplements to regulate these levels. Researchers at the University of Bergen...

Packaged Fruit Juices are dangerous for our health.

Most of the health conscious people now a days choose packed  fruit juices over a soda or coffee because they find it really convenient and time saving to purchase these really attractive tetra packs of a wide variety of fruit/vegetable juices. But these packaged...

Drinking coffee improves bowel movement

Drinking coffee keeps the bowels moving because it changes gut bacteria and improves the ability of intestines to contract, find researchers. Clinical Research studies found that coffee suppressed bacteria and increased muscle motility, regardless of caffeine content....

High protein vegetarian diet is good for our health

The list of some High Protein Vegetarian diet are as follows- Greek Yogurt This is known to have 23 grams of protein per cup. It tastes as divine as it sounds by its name. It is delicious, added to smoothies, layered with fruit and granola as a parfait, and used as a...

Malnutrition,A leading Cause Death in India

A poor diet, particularly the low intake of whole grains and fruits, accounts for hundreds of deaths in India annually. The study, reported in the Lancet journal, analysed data from 195 countries and found that one in five deaths globally  equivalent to 11...

Strict Mother have more Successful Children

Growing up in a home with a strict mother means you probably saw the wall next to the time out corner. Research studies at the University of Esssex found that strict mother tend to have more successful children. During the course of time, research team studied 15,500...

Foods To Avoid During Ramadan

Ramadhan is just around the corner. In order to enjoy a smooth fasting period, one must pay close attention to their food and nutrition intake during the holy month. Fasting in Ramadan also allows the body to naturally detoxify. But the benefit of fasting cannot be...

Nutrition in Ramadan to stay fit and healthy

During Ramadan it is advisable to drink more and more water from Ehter to Sehri. But in addition to this, do not eat more fried and eat junk food such as junk food. Let's know what to look for at the time of fasting.  fried food It is advisable to avoid eating...