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Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

Your toothpaste could be an offbeat warrior in a fight against lung disease. Turns out, an antibacterial substance in your toothpaste may combat severe lung disease. According to a study conducted by the Michigan State University, a common antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may combat life-threatening diseases such as cystic fibrosis, or CF, when combined [...]

May 22, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

Fish is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. Here’s why

Fish is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. Here’s why

Almost every nutritionist worth her salt will tell you to consume more fish to reach your weight loss and fitness goals. Fish, they say, is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. However, until now, the reasons were not clear why dieticians and nutritionists included fish in most healthy diet. Omega 3 and [...]

April 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Fish is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. Here’s why

Do you fall asleep while binging on Netflix? You could be getting old

Do you fall asleep while binging on Netflix? You could be getting old

If it is common place for you to fall asleep while watching TV, or to groan while bending to pick up a magazine from the floor or forgetting people’s names quite often, then these are tell tale signs that you’re getting old. According to a research, choosing comfort over style and struggling to learn latest [...]

April 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Do you fall asleep while binging on Netflix? You could be getting old

Ladies, this new tool can protect you from HIV transmission

Ladies, this new tool can protect you from HIV transmission

A new tool has been developed to protect women from HIV infection. The tool, developed by the scientists at the University of Waterloo, is a vaginal implant, which decreases the number of cells that the HIV virus can target in a woman’s genital tract. Unlike conventional methods of HIV prevention, such as condoms or anti-HIV [...]

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9 things your pharmacist wishes you knew

9 things your pharmacist wishes you knew

Did you know they can save you money, time and embarrassment? A major new public health campaign is urging people to consult a pharmacist first for minor illness, instead of their GP or A&E. The Stay Well campaign aims to reduce the number of unnecessary doctor and hospital visits, which are estimated to cost the NHS £850 [...]

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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 [...]

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Why You Should Avoid Eating Raw Almonds In Summer

Why You Should Avoid Eating Raw Almonds In Summer

Most nuts and seeds are deemed as powerful superfoods and why not? These tiny delights can do wonders to your health and wellness. One of the best nuts to consume regularly is almond or badaam as we call it in Hindi. Almonds are one of the most nutritious of all nuts and come power-packed with protein, fibre, vitamin [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why You Should Avoid Eating Raw Almonds In Summer

How many drinks do you have in a week? It can predict how soon you will die

How many drinks do you have in a week? It can predict how soon you will die

Here’s some sobering news. A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, and that means drinking guidelines in many countries may be far too loose. The study found that people who down more than seven drinks a week can expect to die sooner than those who drink [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How many drinks do you have in a week? It can predict how soon you will die

Hit the bed early every night. If you don’t get enough sleep, you will die soon

Hit the bed early every night. If you don’t get enough sleep, you will die soon

Staying up awake late in the night will make you feel much more than just being groggy in the morning. According to a study, if you are a “night owl”, or like to stay up late and have trouble dragging yourself out of bed in the morning, you are at a higher risk of dying [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Hit the bed early every night. If you don’t get enough sleep, you will die soon

Here’s one more incentive to lose weight. It can help you counter sleep disorders

Here’s one more incentive to lose weight. It can help you counter sleep disorders

As if losing weight could be any more of an incentive in itself for obese or overweight people, recent studies have revealed a link between shedding those extra layers of cellulose and sleep apnoea, a sleep related problem. According to a research by the Flinders University Adelaide’s Institute for Sleep Health, by making a few [...]

April 12, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here’s one more incentive to lose weight. It can help you counter sleep disorders

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