Here’s why you need to correct your posture while sitting

Changes in posture are a result of bad habits, such as sitting hunched over and not standing correctly. Poor posture also can interfere with an active life. You can lose strength and flexibility, which makes you susceptible to injury

Here’s why you need to correct your posture while sittingSitting for long hours can be quite a challenge for a lot of us. However, sitting in a bad posture could be much more destructive, say experts. Posture refers to the way an individual holds alignment of spine in the body with all its adjoining structures. It includes every single movement that a person makes. […]

#Fitnessgoals: Deepika Padukone’s workout video is sure to make you hit the gym

Dressed in a black gym wear, Deepika can be seen practicing the upper body exercise. The star can be seen holding the bars and hanging without any support. The actress can be seen practicing the hardcore workout routine and makes it look so effortless

#Fitnessgoals: Deepika Padukone’s workout video is sure to make you hit the gymIn this video shared by Yasmin Karachiwala, Deepika’s fitness instructor, the actress can be seen doing some kickass routines of pilates. Deepika makes it look effortless but you don’t be fooled. Yasmin writes, “This exercise requires a lot of upper body strength, core activation, balance and coordination.” View this post on Instagram #WeekendMotivation @deepikapadukone Hanging […]

Patients who suffered from malaria can now donate blood after three years

Earlier, patients were allowed to donate blood one year after completing the treatment. The National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) has amended the rules of the blood donation for patients affected by malaria

Patients who suffered from malaria can now donate blood after three yearsWith the aim to curb the spread of infection due to the blood transfusion. National Aids Control Organisation, has taken the decision. Earlier, people affected from Malaria were allowed to donate blood one year after the treatment. NACO has issued the directives to all the State Blood Transfusion Committee. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, […]

Mumbai: Air India hostess falls off aircraft, suffers serious fractures

A 53-year-old air hostess was injured Monday after falling off an Air India aircraft which was getting ready for departure at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

Mumbai: Air India hostess falls off aircraft, suffers serious fracturesThe woman, who is an Air India cabin crew member fell from Boeing 747 aircraft while opening the L5 door at Mumbai International airport. In an unfortunate incident, Harsha Lobo, a cabin crew member on the Air India’s New Delhi-bound flight AI 864 fell down on the tarmac from the Boeing-777 aircraft door while closing […]

India’s first test tube baby speaks about the importance of IVF

For some people, going even a day without listening to a few songs can be rather difficult. Rather than being a mere source of entertainment, studies have shown that music can have a beneficial effect on our physical and mental health

India’s first test tube baby speaks about the importance of IVFDr Subhash Mukherjee became the first physician in India and the second in the world to create a test tube baby. It was sad that his contribution was not recognised until long after his death. When asked about how she took it when her parents told her that she is the IVF baby, she said, “You do […]

‘I don’t cover my face anymore, I am proud of who I am’

Continuing with our series on strong, independent we bring to you the courageous story of Laxmi Agarwal who overcame the both physical and mental scars and help empower acid attack survivors. She has been through difficult times herself and overcome all odds to stand where she is today. Along with Laxmi, another confident crusader for acid attack victims is Sia Parker, who is promoting awareness on skin donation, which ultimately helps acid attack survivors get new skin after plastic surgery

‘I don’t cover my face anymore, I am proud of who I am’‘‘तेजाब हर किसी के दिमाग में है, दिमाग से तेजाब को निकालने कि जरूरत है, यदि ऐसा होगा तो अॅसिड अॅटॅक के मामले घट सकते है |’’ (Everyone has acid inside their minds, we need to remove this acid from their mind-set. If this happens it can help reduce the number of acid attack cases.) […]

Five ways music could improve your health and well-being

For some people, going even a day without listening to a few songs can be rather difficult. Rather than being a mere source of entertainment, studies have shown that music can have a beneficial effect on our physical and mental health

Five ways music could improve your health and well-being  More effective workout Most of us prefer listening to music when we go out for a run or when sweating it out at the gym. But is there a scientific basis to explain why? Turns out, a good soundtrack can increase the efficiency of your workout by delaying tiredness. In a recent study, researchers […]

Caesarean sections deliveries are on a rise globally, reveals Lancet study

The number of babies born through caesarean section almost doubled worldwide between 2000 and 2015, from 12 to 21 per cent of all births, according to a series of three papers published in The Lancet journal

Caesarean sections deliveries are on a rise globally, reveals Lancet studyThe number of babies born through caesarean section almost doubled worldwide between 2000 and 2015, from 12 to 21 per cent of all births, according to a series of three papers published in The Lancet journal. In 15 countries, more than 40% of births happen through this procedure. In 2015, use of C-section was ten […]

Effective ways to help you beat the October heat

Although there’s nothing much we can do to save ourselves from the scorching heat, here are a few ways you can try to cheat this sultry weather

Effective ways to help you beat the October heatSeems like monsoon has withdrawn from the country and October heat is here torment us. Mercury levels have taken an upward path since the past two days and it might get even hotter in the days to come. Few things to take care of while stepping out in the heat Extreme heat events can trigger […]
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