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Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Enhanced activation of Vitamin D by protecting beta cells may be a potential new approach for treating diabetes as well as other diseases, including cancer, researchers have suggested. When beta cells — the cells in the pancreas that produce, store and release the hormone insulin — become dysfunctional, the body cannot make insulin to control [...]

May 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

HIS AND HERS SPACES IN THE HOME

HIS AND HERS SPACES IN THE HOME

Andrew Martin, Axel Swivel Chair, £895, www.andrewmartin.co.uk / Designed by Woulfe It is as if one is designing for two clients under the same roof, which extends the design possibilities, providing boundless scope for creativity in a range of styles A notion that precedes even Virginia Woolf’s famed essay “A Room of One’s Own” (1929), separate spaces [...]

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Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ smartphones: Unofficial Renders Leaked!

Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ smartphones: Unofficial Renders Leaked!

Renders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+, based on CAD schematics, have been leaked. The 360-degree renders available on @OnLeaks reveal both the phones in full. Videos of the renders are available for each model separately. The models are expected to be launched soon as successors to the Galaxy A5. Both of these mid-range [...]

May 3, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ smartphones: Unofficial Renders Leaked!

Exploring the link between eating disorders and the menstrual cycle

Exploring the link between eating disorders and the menstrual cycle

The menstrual cycle is intrinsically linked to our overall health, and can be a good indicator of whether your body is functioning to the best of its ability or not. It’s no wonder, then, that eating disorders – including anorexia nervosa, bulimia and even binge-eating – can have a significant impact on your period. Here, we take [...]

April 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Exploring the link between eating disorders and the menstrual cycle

Here’s what these celebs do to stay fit and healthy

Here’s what these celebs do to stay fit and healthy

Staying fit and maintaining a regimen can be tough and challenging. And more so, if you have erratic working hours and schedules. Actors have long shooting hours, travels and irregular meal times. In all of this, there are certain celebrities who make it a point to follow a strict fitness regimen. We bring these fitness [...]

April 12, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here’s what these celebs do to stay fit and healthy

I had dinner at 7 pm for 20 days and lost 2 kgs!

I had dinner at 7 pm for 20 days and lost 2 kgs!

I had dinner at 7 pm for 20 days and lost weight along with these 4 other benefits!   We have heard various celebrities advocating the power of eating dinner early. Yet, we stick to the age-old Indian tradition of having food once everyone comes back home, which is usually never before 9. Prateek Singh [...]

April 10, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on I had dinner at 7 pm for 20 days and lost 2 kgs!

These 6 apps and websites will take care of your medical needs

These 6 apps and websites will take care of your medical needs

A rising middle-class, state-of-the-art health care facilities, expert physicians, and increased dependency on technology to facilitate health care at the prevention stage are driving the growth of the industry in India, thereby expecting the industry to grow rapidly. Indian health care market, which is worth USD 100 billion, is likely to grow at 23 percent [...]

April 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on These 6 apps and websites will take care of your medical needs

Dried seahorse, manta ray gills and tiger bones: Can they cure asthma, cancer or AIDS?

Dried seahorse, manta ray gills and tiger bones: Can they cure asthma, cancer or AIDS?

A pinch of powdered chimpanzee bone, some gecko saliva, a dash of vulture brain. These are not the ingredients of a fairytale witches’ brew, but some of the prized substances helping drive the multi-billion dollar illegal trade in animal parts touted to cure anything from a hangover or asthma, to cancer and AIDS. Along with [...]

April 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dried seahorse, manta ray gills and tiger bones: Can they cure asthma, cancer or AIDS?

Stay calm and meditate. It will improve attention span in old age

Stay calm and meditate. It will improve attention span in old age

If you wish to remain attentive and focused in your old age, regular meditation is the key, according to a study. The research evaluates the benefits that people gained after three months of full-time meditation training and whether these benefits are maintained seven years later. Lead author Anthony Zanesco, now at the University of Miami [...]

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Do you skip meals to eat junk food? It’s making you overweight and undernourished

Do you skip meals to eat junk food? It’s making you overweight and undernourished

Giant corporates selling processed foods are not only raising undernutrition but also obesity in a country that is seen as the hub of stunted and undernourished children, say experts. They cited how biscuits, savoury snack packets and the likes, costing between one and five rupees, have replaced many meals for a large chunk of population [...]

April 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Do you skip meals to eat junk food? It’s making you overweight and undernourished

So you’ve worked hard and want to sustain all that weight you’ve lost? Then stay away from dieting

So you’ve worked hard and want to sustain all that weight you’ve lost? Then stay away from dieting

If you are trying to manage your weight with dieting, you may be wrong, as it can make you fatter. Instead, start eating regularly, suggests a study. While exercise and healthy eating habits are considered to be the cornerstones of weight management, the new study suggests refraining from dieting and observing regular eating habits could [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on So you’ve worked hard and want to sustain all that weight you’ve lost? Then stay away from dieting

Guard yourself against tuberculosis. It can lead to male and female infertility

Guard yourself against tuberculosis. It can lead to male and female infertility

With over 20 lakh cases of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide, India is the second leading country to contribute to the related mortality rate. In India, female genital tuberculosis is a rampant disease, which is also growing as a major health issue that leads to infertility. As per various medical researchers, tuberculosis is a root cause of [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Guard yourself against tuberculosis. It can lead to male and female infertility