Health & Beauty
Shridevi Died Of Cardiac Arrest, Do You Know The Difference Between ‘Sudden Cardiac Arrest’ And ‘Heart Attack’?
A day before, Bollywood Diva ‘Shridevi’ left us all in shock, it is said that she had a sudden cardiac Arrest. For most of us cardiac arrest and heart attack is same but actually, they are not. Heart disorders arise from problems with the heart but each with distinct risk factors, treatment opti..
Eating Nuts May Cut Risk Of Colon Cancer Recurrence By Half
Researchers have found that eating tree nuts which include almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews, and pecans, among others, is associated with significant reduced risk of colon cancer recurrence. The observational study of 826 patients with stage III colon cancer showed that those who consumed two..
Sleep Deprivation Leads To Weakened Immunity: Study
People who are deprived of sleep regularly are likely to have a weak immune system, a study has found. The findings showed that chronic short sleep shuts down programmes involved in immune response of circulating white blood cells. Seven or more hours of sleep is recommended for optimal health..
Anti-Inflammatory Diet May Cut bone Loss Risk In Women
Regular consumption of anti-inflammatory products such as vegetables, fruits, fish and whole grains, could boost bone health and prevent fractures in women, researchers suggest. The findings showed that young women with the least-inflammatory diets lost less bone density than their peers with the..
Meditation, Music May Cut Early Memory Loss In Elderly
Older adults who practice a simple meditation or listening a music programme may have significant improvement in memory function and objective cognitive performance -- a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease -- in three months, a study has found. The findings showed that in older adults with subjec..
Every Meal Triggers Inflammation That May Protect Us
Every time we eat food, it may trigger an inflammatory response that acts as a protective mechanism to fight the bacteria consumed along with the food, a study has found. The findings showed that this inflammatory response, which acts as a protective mechanism, fails in overweight individuals lea..
Couch potatoes at dementia risk same as those with genes
If you are a sedentary type and prefer sleeping over hitting the ground, better start exercising or face the risk of developing dementia like those who are genetically predisposed to it, warns a new study. According to researchers from McMaster University, carriers of a variant of the 'apolipopr..
Australia atifies Paris Climate Deal
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday said his country has ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change, and pledged firm commitment to the accord, media reported. Turnbull said that when Australia makes a commitment to a global agreement, it follows it through and "that is exa..
Side Effects of Having Permanent Tattoos
A variety of medical issues can result from tattooing. Tattoos have been around since centuries, fulfilling different purposes across different cultures and tribes. Because it requires breaking the skin barrier, tattooing may carry health risks, including infection and allergic reactions. Modern tat..
Coconut oil: Best Remedy For All The Body Problems
Coconut oil is one of the most effective remedies for all the problems related to your body, from tip to toe. Its light texture, moisturizing properties and easy availability make it one of the best remedies to skin. Just a jar of coconut oil could be your best friend. Regularly using coconut oil..