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Stress – This is how your key body systems react

Stress

Stress – This is how your key body systems react

When stress becomes overwhelming, it can cause numerous emotional and physical disorders.

Weight loss: Top five foods to suppress your appetite and keep you full

Weight loss

Weight loss: Top five foods to suppress your appetite and keep you full

Here are five appetite-suppressing foods that can keep you feeling full longer.

Bell’s palsy: What is it? Who gets it? Risk factors and symptoms to look for!

Paralysis

Bell’s palsy: What is it? Who gets it? Risk factors and symptoms to look for!

Facial weakness or paralysis can also be a sign of a more serious condition, such as a stroke, apart from being a symptom of Bell’s palsy.

SC orders Centre to formulate plan to combat drug abuse amongst children

Drug abuse

SC orders Centre to formulate plan to combat drug abuse amongst children

Hearing a petition by Nobel laureate Kailah Satyarthi's NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan, which had besides other things sought setting up of district level drug addiction centres, the apex court expressed concern over the growing menace of the drug abuse amongst children.

45-year-old woman loses life after being administered wrong blood group during transfusion

Blood transfusion

45-year-old woman loses life after being administered wrong blood group during transfusion

45-year-old Sukanti Nayak of Hadabandhasahi locality in old town area was admitted to the medicine ward of the district headquarters hospital here yesterday afternoon and doctors advised her one unit of blood, hospital.

Going through trauma? Sleep can help you process your experiences!

Mental health

Going through trauma? Sleep can help you process your experiences!

People with PTSD experience highly emotional and distressing memories or even flashbacks where they feel as if they were experiencing the trauma all over again.

Kids under home care can reap the benefits of Yoga!

Yoga

Kids under home care can reap the benefits of Yoga!

The study suggested that regular practice of Kundalini Yoga – which incorporates movement, dynamic breathing techniques, meditation and the chanting of mantras is good for those children.

Pokemon Go fails to boost physical activity levels; study terms benefits as 'short-lived'!

physical activity

Pokemon Go fails to boost physical activity levels; study terms benefits as 'short-lived'!

The game, which has been downloaded over 500 million times since its launch in July 2016, has just made its foray into India.

Obesity

Enzyme deficiency in brain linked to extreme hunger, severe obesity: Study

According to a study, one in 15,000 people have Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS).The syndrome is caused by abnormalities in a small region of chromosome 15, which leads to dysfunction in the hypothalamus - which contains cells that regulate hunger and satiety - and other regions of the brain.

This sleep disorder drug can be helpful for obese people – Read

Obesity

This sleep disorder drug can be helpful for obese people – Read

The study has found that impulsive behaviour is a factor in leading to food addiction and a drug called Modafinil-- usually used for narcolepsy -- shift work disorder and excessive daytime sleepiness-- can reduce impulsivity and thus food addiction.

Lesser-known health benefits of sunflower seeds!

Healthy eating

Lesser-known health benefits of sunflower seeds!

have you ever wondered that seeds from sunflower could be beneficial for our body? 

Alarming rise in heart diseases in India

Heart disease

Alarming rise in heart diseases in India

Nowadays, heart disease has become very common and people from all over the globe are suffering from it

Teen saved after Delhi hospital performs complicated facial surgery

Facial surgery

Teen saved after Delhi hospital performs complicated facial surgery

His lower jaw bone fragments were replaced in position and held temporarily with arch bars and wires.

Medical marvel: Israeli biotech firm plants lab-grown bones in 11 people to fix bone loss!

Bone loss

Medical marvel: Israeli biotech firm plants lab-grown bones in 11 people to fix bone loss!

The biotech firm will be presenting the results at the International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Spain next week.

Pets can help overcome mental trauma, says study!

Mental health

Pets can help overcome mental trauma, says study!

Participants in the study related that their pet helped by distracting them from symptoms and upsetting experiences such as hearing voices or suicidal thoughts.

Pregnant and diabetic? Your baby could be bigger in size!

Diabetes

Pregnant and diabetic? Your baby could be bigger in size!

Previous research identified subclinical changes in the heart muscle of fetuses of mothers with diabetes.

Malaria continues to be nagging problem in Africa: WHO

Malaria

Malaria continues to be nagging problem in Africa: WHO

Despite the billions of dollars spent on malaria programmes, the UN health agency said too many people are missing out on available resources like medicines and bed nets that protect against mosquitoes that spread the disease.

Drug gives lung cancer patients four extra months

Cancer

Drug gives lung cancer patients four extra months

Most lung cancer patients survived four months longer on an immunotherapy drug than those treated with chemotherapy, according to trial results published Monday.

The other side of education: Weight gain linked to college degree

Weight gain

The other side of education: Weight gain linked to college degree

The study measured student weight and body-mass-index at the beginning and end of students' first and second semesters and again at the end of their senior year.

Breast cancer: Lonely patients less likely to survive disease

Breast cancer

Breast cancer: Lonely patients less likely to survive disease

Compared with socially integrated women, socially isolated women had a 40 per cent higher risk of recurrence, a 60 per cent higher risk of dying from breast cancer, and a 70 per cent higher risk of dying from any cause.

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

healthy drinks

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.

Simple tips to take care of your feet in winter!

winter beauty tips

Simple tips to take care of your feet in winter!

We take proper care of our skin and hair during winter but often tends to ignore our feet.

Know these amazing benefits of ghee!

Healthy eating

Know these amazing benefits of ghee!

Who doesn’t like ghee? Well, everyone loves it, but many of us are not aware of its health benefits. 

Heart damage caused by chemotherapy worse in diabetes, says study

Heart health

Heart damage caused by chemotherapy worse in diabetes, says study

Researchers in the study investigate factors that could affect the likelihood of patients having heart damage after treatment with anthracyclines.

Do you know that bacteria in undercooked chicken can lead to paralysis? - Read

Paralysis

Do you know that bacteria in undercooked chicken can lead to paralysis? - Read

It cause Guillain-Barre Syndrome - the leading cause of acute neuromuscular paralysis in humans, say researchers.

Running good for knee joints, makes you healthier

Running

Running good for knee joints, makes you healthier

Running can help in reducing joint inflammation and save a person from becoming arthritic.

This depression drug can reduce joint pain in women with breast cancer

Depression

This depression drug can reduce joint pain in women with breast cancer

The researches conducted a trial to test whether duloxetine, a depression and anxiety drug, could alleviate pain caused by aromatase inhibitors

Wearing high heels regularly can lead to premature osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Wearing high heels regularly can lead to premature osteoarthritis

A new research has claimed that women who have a habit of wearing heels on a regular basis can be in trouble at an early stage as they become more prone to osteoarthritis.

Tips to keep your mental health sound!

Mental health

Tips to keep your mental health sound!

 It is very important to stay fit to lead a healthy lifestyle.