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Here is why you should drink coconut water!

Who doesn't like to have a sip of coconut water? Well, everyone does as it is considered as one of the healthiest drinks and also gives many health benefits. 

These signs shows you are addicted to sugar!

One should not consume too much of sugar as it is considered not good for health and can lead to diseases like hypertension, depression, obesity and fatigue. 

Mother's gestational diabetes may cause obesity in pre-teens

The new research published in the journal Diabetologia suggested that prenatal, perinatal and postnatal environmental factors impact childhood obesity and intrauterine exposure to maternal gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) places offspring at an increased risk of long-term adverse outcomes.

A drug that can fight three deadly parasitic infections!

 The new drug, described as a 'new hope', can target an enzyme common to the parasites causing all three infections – sleping sickness, chagas disease and leishmaniasis.

Oral immunotherapy effective for peanut-allergic kids

Previous studies showed that peanut OIT in older children can offer some protection against potentially life-threatening anaphylaxis caused by peanut exposure.

No kidding! This woman gave birth in less than one minute (Watch the incredible moment)

Jessica Stubbins from Scunthorpe gave birth to her daughter Lucy in less than a minute while standing at a hospital entrance without any medical help.

Dengue cases cross 2,000-mark in Bengal

 Dengue cases in West Bengal have crossed the 2,000-mark this year while the official death count so far is at 14, a Health Department official said here on Thursday.

Depression in parents, grandparents bad for kids

 Children whose parents and grandparents are suffering from depression are at a higher risk of suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD), according to a study.

Want a healthy brain? Avoid these things!

We need to take special care of our brain as it is one of the most delicate organs of your body. 

Avoid these foods when you are depressed!

Depression is a common mental disorder, causing persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest and also affects a person's thoughts, behaviour, feelings and sense of well being.

Know the common causes of burning feet!

If you are feeling a burning sensation in your feet then you might be suffering from neuropathy which is usually caused by a nerve damage.

Cutting down on alcohol content in beer can save lives: Study

A decrease in ethanol, the most harmful ingredient in alcoholic beverages, would be expected to lead to lower blood alcohol levels in drinkers. 

Control your anger with these six quick tips!

 If you're one of those who's prone to losing temper, here are a few quick tips to help you tame your inner raging bull.

Medical condition in which eyes bleed and pop out? Four-year-old suffers, leaves doctors baffled!

As per reports, the boy is suffering from a painful medical condition, which makes his eyes bleed and pop out of their sockets and which the doctors are unable to diagnose.

Video selfies of brushing may improve oral health: Study

The very act of recording a selfie may disrupt ingrained habits, making participants conscious of their brushing and reinforced staples of behaviour change, including the process of memory formation, association and creating new muscle memory, researchers said.

Stroke: Identify these factors and reduce your risk!

Most strokes occur when an artery that carries blood to the brain is blocked and the blood supply to the brain is cut off.

Women who deliver prematurely have higher nutrients in milk

Previous research has demonstrated that breast milk from women who give birth prematurely is different from breast milk from women who give birth to full-term babies.

7 things you should do when you have food poisoning!

 Here are a few tips that can minimise your discomfort and help you recover fast from food poisoning.

250 students taken ill after taking deworming tablets in Tripura

About 250 students of different schools of Kadamtala block were administered deworming tablets this afternoon as part of National Deworming Day programme. However, many students complained of pain in abdomen and respiratory trouble after consuming the tablets.

Lesser-known health benefits of eating jamun!

We all love to eat this juice, purple fruit which is also known as the black plum. 

Reasons why you need to go on a digital detox!

Nowadays, we have become so addicted to the digital world. We are so hooked to our smartphones and often find ourselves constantly using various social media apps to get in touch with our friends and family.

Over 100 fresh dengue cases in Bengal

 Altogether 132 fresh dengue cases were detected in West Bengal over the past 24 hours, but there were no deaths, a state health department official said here on Wednesday.

Cesarean mum breast feeding may pass stress to babies

The findings revealed levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, which were higher in the milk of mothers who got their babies delivered by Cesarean section (C-section) or who had no partner at home.

Diet designed to lower BP cuts risk of kidney disease too

This diet, known as DASH for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, was designed primarily to reduce blood pressure.

Origin of HIV-related retroviruses at least 60 million years old: Researchers

A new research says that origin of HIV-related retroviruses may date back to at least 60 million years. HIV is part of a subfamily of retroviruses called lentivirus and using genomic data from the exotic Malayan flying lemur (colugo).

Five scientifically-proven ways to live longer!

Making few changes in your lifetyle can help you live longer and healthier. Here are a few tricks that'll add years to your life.

Zika virus now linked to severe joint deformities in babies!

Researchers from Brazil's Recife, the city at the centre of the Zika epidemic, believe there may also be a link between Zika infection and a severe joint condition.

10 warning signs you may have kidney stones!

While the leading cause of kidney stones is lack of water, high sodium intake, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, urinary tract infection can increase the risk. 

This device can detect colorectal cancer early - Read

G-EYE, an endoscopy technology which is claimed to detect gastrointestinal diseases more accurately was introduced in India during the event, organised by Smart Medical Systems- manufacturer of gastrointestinal endoscopy devices along with enhanced technology products supplier Ventura Business Solutions.