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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 […]

Health Alert: 6 rare diseases you must know about

Health Alert: 6 rare diseases you must know about

With a leading Bollywood actor’s cryptic tweet about suffering from a ‘rare disease’ going viral, his fans have become curious about actor’s illness. Meanwhile, the actor has decided to maintain privacy about his health condition and has also requested people not to speculate about his illness. Though we hope he gets well really soon, for […]

Hate double chin? Do these 7 exercises to get rid of it in 30 days!

Hate double chin? Do these 7 exercises to get rid of it in 30 days!

Who doesn’t want that prominent jawline? And to our good-luck, enhancing your cheekbones and shedding of that extra fat from your face is much easier than what you thought. After 25, your skin starts to deteriorate no matter what product you use. Doing facial exercises is the key to look younger. Also, if you hate […]

In kids’ DNA, study hunts link between their health and what their mothers ate years ago

In kids’ DNA, study hunts link between their health and what their mothers ate years ago

What a woman eats before and after her pregnancy is important for a healthy infant. Increasing evidence shows that nutritional interventions do make a difference. Just how that happens is now the subject of a multi-country study that aims to identify this link from maternal diet – through changes in DNA methylation – to later […]

Daksha Shah’s Deeper Connect with God, Yoga!

Daksha Shah’s Deeper Connect with God, Yoga!

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: After waving her younger child off to college, Daksha Shah, then 40, took a decision that would change her “perspective on life” and give it a purpose. With husband Dinesh Shah’s whole hearted encouragement, she went to India and enrolled in a 6 month rigorous yoga course at the SVYASA Institute […]

Researchers develop virtual cancer tissue biobank

Researchers develop virtual cancer tissue biobank

SYDNEY: Australian researchers said on Monday that they have developed the first virtual platform of its kind for storing 3D copies of human cancer tissues, providing what they say is a novel way for accessing information to help treat the disease. “The Virtual Biobank will digitise and help speed up the process of accessing vital […]

Dr. Rajam Ramamurthy Receives the Golden Aesculapius Award from the Bexar County Medical Society

Dr. Rajam Ramamurthy Receives the Golden Aesculapius Award from the Bexar County Medical Society

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS:  On January 20, Rajam Ramamurthy, MD received the Golden Aesculapius award from the Bexar County Medical Society in San Antonio, Texas. This award is the Society’s highest honor recognizing a lifetime of distinguished service by a BCMS member to our patients and the medical profession. Dr. Ramamurthy is Professor Emeritus in the […]

5 health tips to prepare yourself for onset of summer

5 health tips to prepare yourself for onset of summer

As winter starts to give way to the spring, people struggle to keep pace with the seasonal transition and the potential health risks posed by the change. The onset of a new season can be tricky; it can call for a change in routine, a revamped diet, and a new exercise regimen that suits the […]

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