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Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

A new study has found that people living in the city are at a high risk of suffering from brittle bones, which can cause fractures, even from simple acts like bending over or coughing. Nearly 60% of respondents in Delhi, including men and women, were found to be suffering from osteopenia and nine per cent [...]

April 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

Why Whole Grains Are Good For You? 7 Benefits To Look Out For!

Why Whole Grains Are Good For You? 7 Benefits To Look Out For!

Various health experts vouch for the daily consumption of whole grains, considering they are power-packed with essential nutrients required by the human body. In fact, The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recommended that children and adults should consume at least half of their grains as whole grains. Whole grains are a part of [...]

April 4, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why Whole Grains Are Good For You? 7 Benefits To Look Out For!

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

Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

When you decide to get healthy, it’s easy to look at your new and improved life in sweeping terms – ‘I’m going to lose a stone, only eat healthy food, and work out all the time.’ While it’s great to commit yourself to healthier habits, the problem with this broad approach is that these statements [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

This is why we tend to overeat in the evening, according to a study

This is why we tend to overeat in the evening, according to a study

Are you able to breeze through a day at work without so much as thinking about snacks, only to get home and spend the evening as a slave to the fridge? Well, according to the latest research, science could be to blame for your after-hours cravings. New findings by scientists in the USA have shown that, in [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This is why we tend to overeat in the evening, according to a study

Is Tequila Good For Health? Here’s Why It’s Believed To Be

Is Tequila Good For Health? Here’s Why It’s Believed To Be

Is there such a thing as ‘healthy alcohol’? If certain individual studies on the effects of tequila are to be believed, then there sure is! The Mexican alcoholic drink is touted to be healthier than other drinks like whiskey or vodka because of some supposed health benefits that it has. That seems extremely odd because [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Is Tequila Good For Health? Here’s Why It’s Believed To Be

Why Drinking Ginger Water Every Day Is Extremely Beneficial

Why Drinking Ginger Water Every Day Is Extremely Beneficial

Ginger is a long established medicine which is loaded with essential nutrients. Its healing properties have been known since ages and have been adapted by numerous cultures. Ginger roots are powered with vital minerals like manganese, copper magnesium and potassium. Apart from this, it is also rich in vitamins such as E,C and A. Ginger not only increases the [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why Drinking Ginger Water Every Day Is Extremely Beneficial

There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

Researchers from University Medical Center Mainz and the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Germany developed a mouse model that allowed them to identify blood signatures associated with response to antidepressant treatment and could show the importance of the stress-related glucocorticoid receptor in recovery from depression. Major depression is the leading cause of disability according [...]

January 8, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

Researchers from University Medical Center Mainz and the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Germany developed a mouse model that allowed them to identify blood signatures associated with response to antidepressant treatment and could show the importance of the stress-related glucocorticoid receptor in recovery from depression. Major depression is the leading cause of disability according [...]

January 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

Smokers, beware: E-cigarettes may not be a healthier alternative. Here’s why

Smokers, beware: E-cigarettes may not be a healthier alternative. Here’s why

Vaping may not only be as harmful as smoking regular cigarettes, but can also trigger unique immune responses in lungs, causing deadly inflammatory diseases, a study warns. Immune responses are the biological reactions of cells and fluids to an outside substance the body does not recognise as its own. Such immune responses play roles in [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smokers, beware: E-cigarettes may not be a healthier alternative. Here’s why

Why Are Milkshakes Not the Best Idea According to Ayurveda

Why Are Milkshakes Not the Best Idea According to Ayurveda

Love Milkshakes? The goodness of freshly cut fruits blended with the ever so nutritious milk, think there can’t be a concoction as healthy as this? Think again.  Turns out that pairing these two healthy foods may not always result in a healthy combination. In fact, it is better not to team certain foods and consume them [...]

October 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why Are Milkshakes Not the Best Idea According to Ayurveda