This is how your cell phone is badly damaging your body

Mobiles have sure proved to be a boon for the world, but it is subtly damaging our health. Here are the five inevitable health hazards of mobile phones

This is how your cell phone is badly damaging your bodyRisk of eye vision problems Screens on mobile devices tend to be smaller than computer screens, and so, you are more likely to squint and strain your eyes while reading messages, says a report by Medical Daily. According to The Vision Council, more than 70 percent people don’t know or are in denial that they […]

8 no-equipment exercise you can do in 30 seconds

These eight compound moves use zero equipment and will fry and firm the flab – fast

8 no-equipment exercise you can do in 30 secondsThis is about as uncomplicated as it gets: These eight compound moves use zero equipment and will fry and firm the flab — fast. “Use the body you have to create the body you want,” says trainer Adam Rosante, a fitness ambassador for C9 by Champion and the author of The 30-Second Body. “You can […]

Criticising, fat shaming has adverse effect on health, reveals study

Findings showed that after being subjected to fat shaming, people were more likely to experience increased heart rate and blood pressure, in addition to weight gain

Criticising, fat shaming has adverse effect on health, reveals studyA new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has found that fat shaming someone who is battling obesity doesn’t actually encourage them to get healthy — in fact, it has the opposite effect. Results showed that after being subjected to fat shaming, people were more likely to experience increased heart rate and blood […]

Suffering from dry eyes? Here are five ways to deal with it

Dry eye syndrome may result in lot of discomfort and is accompanied by stinging or burning sensation in eyes, formation of stringy mucus in or around the eyes, increased sensitivity to light, redness or blurred vision

Suffering from dry eyes? Here are five ways to deal with itDry eye syndrome, aka dry eyes, is caused when your eyes don’t produce enough tears or your tears don’t provide enough lubrication. This may result in lot of discomfort and is accompanied by a stinging or burning sensation in the eyes, formation of stringy mucus in or around your eyes, increased sensitivity to light, redness […]

10 fascinating ways in which your circadian rhythm functions

The natural rhythm in the body is a pretty amazing process that happens every day and has been chronicled for thousands of years – the first accounts date back to the fourth century BC

10 fascinating ways in which your circadian rhythm functionsOn November 6 at 2am, we’ll be setting the clocks back an hour. While this small shift leave us with a blissful extra hour of sleep – and who can complain about that – the shorter days and longer periods of darkness (grumble) can leave some people feeling blue and groggy. Even turning the clock […]

Depression may be common in older adults, but it is not normal

Studies show many older adults feel satisfied with their lives, despite having more illnesses or physical problems. Important life changes that happen as we age may cause feelings of uneasiness, stress, and sadness

Depression may be common in older adults, but it is not normalAbout depression Depression is more than just feeling sad or blue. It is a common but serious mood disorder that needs treatment. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. When you have depression, you have trouble with daily life for weeks at […]

12 best foods to eat for breakfast

Skipping breakfast can set you up for overeating later in the day. A healthy breakfast, on the other hand, can give you energy, satisfy your appetite, and set the stage for smart decisions all day long

12 best foods to eat for breakfastThe next time you rush out the door in the morning without something to eat, consider this: Skipping breakfast can set you up for overeating later in the day. A healthy breakfast, on the other hand, can give you energy, satisfy your appetite, and set the stage for smart decisions all day long. “You want […]

Making a small chemical alteration to insulin may boost its availability

Researchers find that alteration to insulin makes the molecule act more rapidly while preserving its function in organism

Making a small chemical alteration to insulin may boost its availabilityThe researchers – from Switzerland, the United States, and Australia – found that they could speed up the disassembly and release of insulin from its complex structure to its available form by replacing a single hydrogen atom with an iodine atom in its molecular structure. Insulin is a small protein that regulates blood glucose by […]

Sleep shrinks the brain — and that’s a good thing

Sleep provides a time when brain's synapses, the connections among neurons, shrink by nearly 20 per cent. In this time, synapses rest and prepare for next day, when they grow stronger to receive new input

Sleep shrinks the brain — and that’s a good thingAh, to sleep, perchance… to shrink your neural connections? That’s the conclusion of new research that examined subtle changes in the brain during sleep. The researchers found that sleep provides a time when the brain’s synapses — the connections among neurons — shrink back by nearly 20 percent. During this time, the synapses rest and […]