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Whooping cough is happening more frequently than before. Here’s what to do

Whooping cough is happening more frequently than before. Here’s what to do

Turns out, whooping cough is more widespread than previously known. According to a study conducted by the Public Health Ontario, whooping cough cases are happening much more frequently than previously known, reinforcing the importance of up-to-date vaccinations to protect against illness and the spread of disease. Whooping cough (formally known as pertussis) is a highly [...]

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Antiepileptic drugs if used by pregnant women could lead to birth defects

Antiepileptic drugs if used by pregnant women could lead to birth defects

A group of researchers have found that a common drug for treating epileptic seizures if used by pregnant women can lead to birth defects. The UC Davis School of Medicine study discovered that it interferes with glutamate signaling in earliest stages of nervous system development. The research, conducted in frogs, could inform the development of [...]

May 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Antiepileptic drugs if used by pregnant women could lead to birth defects

How to bring stylish Art Deco glamour into your home

How to bring stylish Art Deco glamour into your home

Art Deco living room inspiration at Chester Terrace, designed by SHH Architecture & Interior Design (Photo: Adam Woodward/teNeues) Claire Bingham6 daysTuesday May 1st 2018 Taking inspiration from a golden era, Claire Bingham looks at how you can apply Art Deco style to your interior design Dark woods, chrome and jewel-toned velvets: the vogue for this [...]

May 7, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on How to bring stylish Art Deco glamour into your home

Healthy or unhealthy? Avoid these 10 good food from your diet to stay fit

Healthy or unhealthy? Avoid these 10 good food from your diet to stay fit

Is the health food aisle in the supermarket your go-to spot to pick up nutritious and healthy food? Do you snack on dried fruits when that 4pm hunger hits you? If the answer to both those questions are yes, you need to read this. A lot of products that are advertised to be healthy can [...]

April 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Healthy or unhealthy? Avoid these 10 good food from your diet to stay fit

Summer heat can be dangerous for the elderly. 6 tips to protect them

Summer heat can be dangerous for the elderly. 6 tips to protect them

Summer heat can be rough for the elderly. Take them for a walk in the evenings or go swimming with them, suggest experts. Mukesh Mehra, senior consultant, Department of Internal Medicine, Max Hospital, and Angeli Misra, co-founder at Lifeline Laboratory, list a few ways to take care of senior citizens: * Try to plan activities [...]

April 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Summer heat can be dangerous for the elderly. 6 tips to protect them

6 herbs for your kitchen garden, from tulsi to triphala to Guduchi, more

6 herbs for your kitchen garden, from tulsi to triphala to Guduchi, more

Ayurveda texts and modern research says that herbs contain compounds that have beneficial health properties which can protect from lifestyle disorders. Dr Shruthi M Hegde, Ayurveda expert, The Himalaya Drug Company, suggests incorporating the following herbs in your diet to practice preventive wellness and take a concrete step towards maintaining good health: Tulasi has compounds [...]

April 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 6 herbs for your kitchen garden, from tulsi to triphala to Guduchi, more

Your diet plan to fight inflammation is here, include these 5 nutrients

Your diet plan to fight inflammation is here, include these 5 nutrients

Most health advice doesn’t fail to mention inflammation. You probably know that you’re supposed to keep your body’s inflammation levels under check. But what exactly is it? And why is too much of it bad for you? Simply put, inflammation is part of the body’s immune response. A defense mechanism. As Pooja Thacker, nutritionist, Bhatia [...]

April 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Your diet plan to fight inflammation is here, include these 5 nutrients

Lose weight faster with these 4 fun ways to include fruits, veggies in diet

Lose weight faster with these 4 fun ways to include fruits, veggies in diet

Let’s face it. Healthy food isn’t always the most exciting. If you’re like us, you’re dead tired of eating khichdi for dinners and ordering a sad-looking salad every time you go to a restaurant. Surely, there had to be sneaky ways we can include some fruits and vegetables into our meals. Fortunately, Harman Sawhney, brand [...]

April 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Lose weight faster with these 4 fun ways to include fruits, veggies in diet

The best place to start a business? Check Amazon’s 2nd HQ list

The best place to start a business? Check Amazon’s 2nd HQ list

I’d put a recent survey by WalletHub, 2018’s Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business, in this category. Its top three small cities to start a business were Holland, Mich.; St. George, Utah; and Aberdeen, S.D. Now, these may all be perfectly delightful places to live (Holland has a lovely Tulip Festival in May), but [...]

April 21, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on The best place to start a business? Check Amazon’s 2nd HQ list

8 things you need to know about breast cancer

8 things you need to know about breast cancer

Author and breast cancer survivor Nicola Sellars opens up about the things that would have made her cancer journey a little bit easier Any sort of cancer diagnosis can be life-changing and, no matter how ‘prepared’ you might be, there are some things that come with the disease that you simply can’t predict. Here, author [...]

April 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 8 things you need to know about breast cancer

Everything you need to know about kefir

Everything you need to know about kefir

Forget chia seeds or kale: fermented foods are the health trend of the moment and the new kid on the block is kefir – a cultured, fermented milk drink. Similar to yogurt, kefir has a slightly more tart, sour taste (some say it’s ‘fizzy’ thanks to the carbon dioxide produced during the fermentation process). Traditionally, it’s made [...]

April 16, 2018 Loknath Das Uncategorized Comments Off on Everything you need to know about kefir

Digital addiction can be as bad as substance abuse, can lead to depression

Digital addiction can be as bad as substance abuse, can lead to depression

Turns out, digital addiction can increase the feeling of loneliness, anxiety, and depression among people. In a new San Francisco State University study, researchers Erik Peper and Richard Harvey argued that overuse of smartphones was just like any other type of substance abuse. “The behavioural addiction of smartphone use begins forming neurological connections in the [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Digital addiction can be as bad as substance abuse, can lead to depression