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Salome Phelamei

 A health freak herself, Salome Phelamei loves writing about wellness, parenting tips and keeps track of space and other scientific breakthroughs. She oversees Science and Health at

Magnesium: Why you need it, how much per day?

Magnesium plays an important role in over 300 enzymatic reactions within the body.

Maternity Bill passed: Why it is good for the mother, baby and everyone

The development is surely a significant moment for working women, particularly, who are pregnant or are planning to have a child because sufficient maternity leave is crucial for health of mother and child.

Manipur at 'crossroads' — Violence, corruption and much more

Manipur, literally meaning the land of ‘jewel’, seems to be inadvertently losing out its flavor of what it used to be known for in the past. With the state entangling in never-ending conflicts, Manipur, which boasts of its exotic landscapes, today finds itself in ‘complete mayhem’.

Giving birth by C-section or vaginal birth – Which is better for the mother and baby?

A C-section, although relatively safe, should be considered only when the health of either the mother or baby is at risk from vaginal delivery.

Live - In a single mission, ISRO's PSLV successfully puts record 104 satellites into orbit --- As it happened

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s PSLV-C37 carrying the 714-kg Cartosat-2 Series satellite and 103 co-passenger satellites lifted off at 9:28 hours IST from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota, on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. 

ISRO's record breaking PSLV-C37 launch: Why is this mission significant for India

ISRO became the first space agency in the world to script history by launching 104 satellites on a single rocket, beating the previous record holders – Russia, which launched 37 satellites in one go in June 2014 and the US which orbited 29 satellites in November 2013.

Need stress relief? Adopt these three simple healthy habits

Making few changes in your lifestyle such as, maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle habits is one of the best ways to find relief from stress.

Not losing weight? Watch out for these six common reasons

Losing weight is not that simple, in fact it involves or depends on a wide range of factors such as – diet, physical activity, stress, sleep habits - which can be controlled.

Can't lose weight? Five things you can do every morning for optimistic results

For people struggling to lose weight, knowing the best times to eat and the correct way to incorporate certain foods at certain periods of time can make a huge difference. 

Winter workout safety tips: The seven golden rules to stay fit and healthy!

Here are a few safety tips that can help you get most of your exercises without any health problems while working out in the cold.

INSAT-3DR and SCATSAT-1: How ISRO's weather satellites helped 'save lives' during Cyclone Vardah in Tamil Nadu

ISRO's achievemnts not only changed the way the world looks at India, but helped the country tackle various obstacles, including natural calamities and military survellience capabilities.

Winter drinks: Five amazing heart-healthy hot beverages for cold weather

Here's a list of comforting hot drinks that will not only keep you warm, but can also improve your health, particularly your skin and heart.

Kidney transplant: Who can have it? Procedure, risks and complications!

Here are some facts you need to know about kidney transplantation or renal transplantation.

National Pollution Prevention Day: How to protect children from environmental risks!

Some of the most common sources of air pollution are household combustion devices, motor vehicles, industrial facilities, unpaved roads, forest fires etc. 

Indian astrophysicist Thanu Padmanabhan wins 10-year-old bet on dark matter

Padmanabhan had offered a bet to the audience that in the next ten years there will be no evidence to contradict the theory that dark energy is the root cause of accelerated expansion of the universe.

Aerobic exercise: How much? Reasons why you should do it!

Aerobic activity, such as walking, bicycling or swimming, is good for your health regardless of your age, gender.

Buzz Aldrin, second man on Moon, in stable condition after South Pole evacuation

The 86-year-old former astronaut is said to be 'responding well' to the treatment for fluid on his lungs at Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand, and is in stable condition. 

Moon 2.0 mission: India's Team Indus to send rover to Moon aboard ISRO's PSLV next year

Team Indus will launch its spacecraft aboard ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) next year. 

Weight loss: Five effective ways to rev up your metabolism!

Metabolism is a natural process that takes place within the cells of living organisms.

Air pollution and your health: Five reasons why you need an air purifier!

In the wake of excessive pollution, health experts have asked people to leave the national capital if they want to be healthy.

Five bad habits that shorten your lifespan!

Making a few changes in your lifestyle can slow the ageing process and help you live longer.

International Yoga Day: Find out how often should you practice yoga a week!

Everybody needs yoga, including the children, for a healthy body and mind.

Global Wellness Day: 7 basic steps to kickstart a healthy lifestyle!

Here are the 7 basic steps to help you start living a healthier and better life.

Heat wave: How your body reacts to it, what you can do!

When the body's temperature control system is overloaded for hours, it can lead to other malfunctions - kidney failure, heart failure, brain damage.

Cervical cancer: Watch out for these warning signs!

Cervical cancer is a malignant tumour of the uterine cervix.