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Mumbai girl dies, iron tablet blamed: All you need to know about the medication

Mumbai girl dies, iron tablet blamed: All you need to know about the medication

A student from a school run by Mumbai’s civic body died Friday, a day after she consumed iron and folic tablets as part of a health initiative. While the 12-year-old’s parents have alleged that she vomited blood after consuming the tablet, doctors in Mumbai have said that they are still investigating the cause of death […]

Computer simulations can predict the spread of HIV: Study

Computer simulations can predict the spread of HIV: Study

Researchers have found that computer simulations can accurately predict the transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) across populations, aiding in preventing the disease. The study, published in the journal Nature Microbiology, found that the simulations were consistent with actual DNA data obtained from a global public HIV database.   Click here to read more… Credit: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

3 things you need to do for a pain free period: Alia Bhatt’s nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar shares tips

3 things you need to do for a pain free period: Alia Bhatt’s nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar shares tips

NEW DELHI: Almost one in ten women suffer from a common reproductive endocrine disorder called Polycystic Ovarian Disorder (PCOD). Besides, creating problems in conceiving, this prevalent disorder also shows other signs, including acne, excessive weight gain, facial hair growth, irregular and painful periods, among others. While there is no specific cure for this recurring disorder, one […]

15 things your eyes, hair and skin could be trying to reveal about your health

15 things your eyes, hair and skin could be trying to reveal about your health

You can know about your fitness and health simply by looking at your eyes, hair and skin. This is because various underlying health issues such as heart disease, kidney problems and osteoporosis make themselves heard through the state of your eyes and skin. Eyes Various health conditions can be detected via our eyes, which is why ophthalmologists and optometrists […]

Thailand cave rescue: How meditation can help overcome fear and cope with a stressful situation

Thailand cave rescue: How meditation can help overcome fear and cope with a stressful situation

As the Thai Navy Seal unit succeeded in rescuing 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped inside a flooded Thai cave for more than 10 days, the world breathed a sigh of relief. The 25-year-old coach Ekapol Chanthawong stood strong and took care of the children and what kept the boys going were […]

Everything about metastatic cancer that has affected Sonali Bendre

Everything about metastatic cancer that has affected Sonali Bendre

As per cancerindia.org, there are about 2.5 million people living with cancer in India and over 7 lakh new cases get registered every year. Of all the various types of cancer, those of the oral cavity and lungs in males and cervix and breast in females account for about 50 per cent of all related […]

TB vaccine may help people with Type-1 diabetes

TB vaccine may help people with Type-1 diabetes

A vaccine primarily used for treating tuberculosis (TB) may be effective in reducing high blood sugar among people with Type – 1 diabetes, results from a clinical trial has revealed. Type – 1 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produce little or no insulin. The findings showed that, three years after receiving […]

What causes aircraft related cardiovascular damage?

What causes aircraft related cardiovascular damage?

LONDON: Researchers have identified an enzyme located in the inflammatory cells of the body which is responsible for cardiovascular damage caused by aircraft noise. Various studies have shown that long-term exposure to aircraft noise can lead to increased development of cardiovascular diseases. The findings showed that removal of the enzyme phagocytic NADPH oxidase completely prevents […]

What is liquid filled balloon trick to lose weight and why you should NEVER follow it

What is liquid filled balloon trick to lose weight and why you should NEVER follow it

  Losing weight with the help of liquid filled balloon inserted in your stomach is the new weight loss trick. But a warning has been issued by the U.S Food and Drug Administration after 12 deaths have been reported by following this method.  What is the method? A balloon is inserted into the stomach via an invasive endoscopy […]

6 surprising reasons you’re losing weight but not belly fat!

6 surprising reasons you’re losing weight but not belly fat!

  Despite eating healthy and doing strength and weight exercises, it is sometimes difficult to lose that darn stubborn belly fat. You may reach the desired result but when it comes to belly fat, you may feel disappointed. Indeed, with loss of weight, belly fat is ought to shrink but there is a possibility to lose weight disproportionately! The […]

World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018: Two men’s efforts to spread awareness about women’s personal hygiene

World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018: Two men’s efforts to spread awareness about women’s personal hygiene

NEW DELHI: “Don’t enter the temple if you are on your periods.” “Don’t touch the pickle if you are menstruating.” “Your mother can’t enter the kitchen, she is ‘dirty’ right now,” these are some of the common things most girls and women across India have heard growing up. While menstruation is a natural body process […]

Nipah Virus: Everything about the virus that’s taking lives in Kerala!

Nipah Virus: Everything about the virus that’s taking lives in Kerala!

Kerala has been on high alert due to mysterious deaths of eight people because of an unidentified viral attack. Out of these, three were reported to be caused by Nipah Virus(NiV). As per the National Institute of Virology, Pune, Nipah Virus is the sole cause of these three deaths. Rajiv Sadanandan, Kerala’s health secretary, has assured that the government […]

Can we live longer by eating less?

Can we live longer by eating less?

Caloric restriction, or decreasing caloric intake by 20-30 per cent, was first shown to extend life in rats nearly 80 years ago. Since that time, limiting food intake for longevity has been investigated in species from yeast to humans. In yeast and lower animals, caloric restriction has repeatedly been demonstrated to lengthen the life span, […]

Do you get easily angry in hot weather? This finding will surprise you

Do you get easily angry in hot weather? This finding will surprise you

We all get hot and irritable during summers and now we have a theory that explains why it happens. A team in Poland conducted a study to find the link between rising temperature and stress levels. This has been something that has puzzled experts for many years. The research has revealed that cortisol, which is […]

VYASA Houston’s Annual Yoga Retreat 2018

VYASA Houston’s Annual Yoga Retreat 2018

HOUSTON: VYASA-USA (Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana) Houston chapter recently conducted its 6th annual Yoga Retreat from 13 to 15 April in Camp Cho-Yeh near Livingston, an ideal setting for practice and contemplation of the great gift that India has offered to the world – Yoga. Yoga, a scientific way of life crafted by ancient […]

World Health Day 2018: This is how you can prevent Cancer even if it runs in your family!

World Health Day 2018: This is how you can prevent Cancer even if it runs in your family!

According to health experts, Cancer can be caused by genetic mutations and its risk can multiply if it runs in your family. Cancer can be caused by abnormal genes that get passed to the next generations by those affected. In such a case, it is not cancer which is inherited but the abnormal genes, which may […]

3 most common reasons behind irregular periods

3 most common reasons behind irregular periods

REASONS: The problem of irregular periods is more common than what you think. You will be surprised to know that not some but many women experience irregular periods throughout their reproductive years. According to a 2011 report, published in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, irregular period is a common condition present in up to […]

Scientists discover link between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and anxiety

Scientists discover link between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and anxiety

Children born to mothers with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at an increased risk of developing anxiety later in life, researchers have discovered. According to the researchers, maternal obesity and androgen excess induce sex-specific anxiety in the offspring. Click here to read more… Credit: indianexpress.com

Baal Ki Dukaan: A Punjabi Girl’s Toxic Relationship With Body Hair

Baal Ki Dukaan: A Punjabi Girl’s Toxic Relationship With Body Hair

By Kusha Kapila It was 2015. I had set out on an impossible journey, one that involved hunting down a posh salon in South Goa. The previous night, my bestie had announced, “We are going to Goa!” I shot her down immediately. “There’s no way! I am not waxed,” I cried. While most would dismiss […]

Sure, Water can help in Weight loss but so can dehydration! Here’s the science

Sure, Water can help in Weight loss but so can dehydration! Here’s the science

First things first, this technique is not for everyone. If you are looking forward to weight loss and want quick results, this is not for you. Weight loss through dehydration is for athletes and professionals who want to lose water weight for an advantage in sports and competitions. Now, what is the science behind it […]

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