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Beat Monsoons Woes With The Power Of Neem!

Beat Monsoons Woes With The Power Of Neem!

Neem has been referred to as a “wonder herb” for the many beneficial properties it possesses. It has as many as 130 different biologically-active compounds that enhance the well-being of several bodyparts such as skin, hair and blood, among others. This wonder herb is a cornerstone in preventive health remedies to achieve holistic wellness. During [...]

August 10, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Beat Monsoons Woes With The Power Of Neem!

5 of the best detox foods for cleansing and weight loss

5 of the best detox foods for cleansing and weight loss

If you tend to overeat or eat too much junk food, it can make you feel bloated and unhealthy. And unless you detoxify your body, even switching to a healthy diet or exercising won’t help you feel better. Detoxification can also help with weight loss, so if you have hit a plateau, it could be because you need to get rid of toxins [...]

August 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 of the best detox foods for cleansing and weight loss

Wish To Keep Your Brain Healthy? Take Care Of Your Heart First

Wish To Keep Your Brain Healthy? Take Care Of Your Heart First

It turns out maintaining low blood pressure does not just help prevent heart attacks — it can also keep your mind sharp. Research presented Wednesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago found that at-risk people whose blood pressure was kept lower than the recommended level had a significant reduction in mild cognitive impairment [...]

August 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Wish To Keep Your Brain Healthy? Take Care Of Your Heart First

Side effects of aloe vera could be harmful for you. Watch out for these signs

Side effects of aloe vera could be harmful for you. Watch out for these signs

The aloe vera plant is known for its healing properties and has long been used as a herbal medicine. Scientific studies have also shown how that the plant has antidiabetic effects as it reduces blood sugar levels. The plants, which are native to Africa and Indian Ocean islands, are being incorporated into skincare treatments for conditions such as eczema, [...]

July 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Side effects of aloe vera could be harmful for you. Watch out for these signs

Benefits Of Drinking Water: 8 Ways To Ensure You Are Having Enough Water

Benefits Of Drinking Water: 8 Ways To Ensure You Are Having Enough Water

Experts around the world cannot emphasise enough on the need to stay hydrated at all times. Also dubbed as the elixir of life, water controls and manages several critical functions like digestion, transporting nutrients and oxygen to the cells, preventing constipation and maintaining the electrolyte (sodium) balance. The body also eliminates water through urine and [...]

July 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Benefits Of Drinking Water: 8 Ways To Ensure You Are Having Enough Water

Your chances of heart failure are higher if you suffer from depression, anxiety

Your chances of heart failure are higher if you suffer from depression, anxiety

Quite often experts from all over have said that there is a pathophysiological relationship between heart failure and depression and anxiety. A recent study by Harvard Review of Psychiatry says that around one-third of the people who are in depression or suffer from anxiety have higher chances of progressive heart diseases. Christopher Celano, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital and colleagues [...]

July 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Your chances of heart failure are higher if you suffer from depression, anxiety

Have you heard of momnesia? A pregnancy complication, gynaecologists call it pregnant brain

Have you heard of momnesia? A pregnancy complication, gynaecologists call it pregnant brain

Motherhood brings with it a host of changes in a woman, be it physical or mental. One of the many changes that hormonal fluctuations can cause is amnesia as the hormones alter the functional ability of the brain. Around 50-80% of expectant mothers report having memory lapse or concentration problems during or post-delivery, a phenomenon [...]

July 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Have you heard of momnesia? A pregnancy complication, gynaecologists call it pregnant brain

Screening of swollen aorta can be harmful for older men

Screening of swollen aorta can be harmful for older men

According to a recent study, the screening of a ballooning and weakened area in the aorta in the abdomen can harm older men. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg questioned the screening for aortic aneurysms in the abdomen of older men. Aortic aneurysms are an enlargement of the aorta to greater than the normal size. [...]

June 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Screening of swollen aorta can be harmful for older men

New subtype of prostate cancer identified by researchers

New subtype of prostate cancer identified by researchers

Researchers have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about 7% of patients with advanced diseases. The subtype is characterised by loss of the gene CDK12. It was found to be a more common in metastatic prostate cancer compared to early stage tumours that had not spread, said the study published in [...]

June 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on New subtype of prostate cancer identified by researchers

When the porch decor comes out of winter storage, the magic begins

When the porch decor comes out of winter storage, the magic begins

  It’s a rite of spring when we haul the porch decor out of winter storage. The outdoor carpets go down, the hanging baskets go up, the side table gets put in place and little trinkets from the seaside get sprinkled on every surface because I miss the ocean. Our porch furniture gets used a [...]

June 26, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on When the porch decor comes out of winter storage, the magic begins

5 lesser-known signs of an unhealthy heart that you shouldn’t ignore

5 lesser-known signs of an unhealthy heart that you shouldn’t ignore

One of the most common signs of a heart problem is chest pain that radiates downwards, towards the left arm. There are, however, some other atypical symptoms that you may not be aware of. It is important to note that these atypical symptoms are most often present in diabetics, women, and elderly patients. Take a [...]

June 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 lesser-known signs of an unhealthy heart that you shouldn’t ignore

Quality of education slipping, says panel

Quality of education slipping, says panel

Sanjeev Singh Bariana Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 17 The special committee on schools suggested by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has noted that the level of education in Punjab is slipping. This follows the average pass percentage of 59 per cent in government schools this year. The special committee took into account the findings [...]

June 18, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Quality of education slipping, says panel