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Joining your office gym is waste of money. Here’s why it won’t make you healthier

Joining your office gym is waste of money. Here’s why it won’t make you healthier

Workplace wellness programmes have two main goals: improve employees’ health and lower their employers’ healthcare costs. They’re not very good at either, new research finds. For the study, 3,300 employees of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were given a year of access to iThrive, a workplace wellness programme similar to what many companies offer [...]

April 11, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Joining your office gym is waste of money. Here’s why it won’t make you healthier

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!

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. [...]

April 10, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on World Health Day 2018: This is how you can prevent Cancer even if it runs in your family!

Is Eating At Night Making You Gain Weight?

Is Eating At Night Making You Gain Weight?

Health experts have touted breakfast as the most important meal; on the other hand, lunch and dinner have to be the lightest. It is said that your metabolic rate in the morning is the highest as compared to later in the day. In fact, eating late at night has been associated with weight gain. According [...]

April 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Is Eating At Night Making You Gain Weight?

What is doms?

What is doms?

It’s a familiar feeling if you’ve hit the gym after a long time, started mixing your workout or turning up the intensity. DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) is characterised by localised soreness, reduced range of movement and reduced muscle function. It is the stiffness and pain that you feel between 24 and 48 hours after [...]

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How can I get pregnant if my male partner is infertile?

How can I get pregnant if my male partner is infertile?

With infertility on a rise, it is no surprise that many couples are facing issues when it comes to bearing children. If we talk about the last five years, infertility has gone up by 20 to 30 per cent in our country! The responsible causes are a range of lifestyle factors, such as a routine that involves [...]

April 6, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How can I get pregnant if my male partner is infertile?

Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

If you only smoke marijuana, there are higher chances that you may end up smoking cigarettes too, a new study suggests. According to researchers, cannabis use is associated with an increased initiation of cigarette smoking among non-cigarette smokers. Previous studies have linked marijuana use in adolescence to bipolar symptoms in adulthood. While cigarette smoking has long [...]

April 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

Is Swallowing Orange Seeds Bad For Your Health

Is Swallowing Orange Seeds Bad For Your Health

Oranges are one of the first fruits that come to mind when you think of adding fibre in your diet. And since they are known to have antioxidants properties that can help you to be fresh and stress-free, you can always make them a part of your breakfast, lunch or dinner. Moreover, all the parts [...]

April 4, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Is Swallowing Orange Seeds Bad For Your Health

Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited

Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited

According to a research conducted by the George Washington University, despite high prevalence of obesity among US adults, provision of recommended treatments for obesity remains low. Providers cite lack of time, lack of reimbursement, and lack of knowledge as major barriers to treating patients with obesity. The study assessed health care professionals’ (HCPs) knowledge of [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited

Cycling is the best form of exercise. This Tour de France champion tells us why

Cycling is the best form of exercise. This Tour de France champion tells us why

During his professional career, it is estimated that German road bicycle racer Jens Voigt (born September 17, 1971) rode a total of 8,50,000 km. He has won the Critérium International five times, a tied record, and won the yellow jersey twice in individual stages of the Tour de France in 2001 and 2006. Voigt, who [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cycling is the best form of exercise. This Tour de France champion tells us why

Does your child prefer saltines or sweet treats? Snack preference is linked to genetics

Does your child prefer saltines or sweet treats? Snack preference is linked to genetics

The types of snacks a child chooses could be linked to genetics, a new study has claimed. The researcher investigated whether genetic variants in taste receptors related to sweet preference, fat taste sensitivity and aversion to bitter green leafy vegetables influenced the snacks chosen by the study participants. They found that nearly 80% of the [...]

March 6, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Does your child prefer saltines or sweet treats? Snack preference is linked to genetics

Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Older persons who have acquired positive beliefs about old age from their surrounding culture are less likely to develop dementia, a study has found. The research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, examined whether culture-based age beliefs influence the risk of developing dementia among older people, including those who carry the high-risk gene variant. “We [...]

February 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

HIGHLIGHTS It stars Vicky Kaushal and Angira Dhar in the lead Ratna Pathak Shah and Supriya Pathak come together in this movie The story revolves around the plight of real estate prices in Mumbai A frequent criticism of Netflix in India is that the streaming giant has a paucity of local content. Netflix is looking to change [...]

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