Important facts about cholesterol you need to know

According to Health Magazine's video, high cholesterol can be a result of genetics, diet, being overweight, and smoking

Important facts about cholesterol you need to knowCholesterol is typically associated with declining health, but did you know some cholesterol is actually good? We’ve broken down more information about this fat-like substance in your body, which was collected from Health Magazine’s video “5 Facts To Know About Your Cholesterol.” Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that’s found in all cells of the […]

Is a bad job better than no job?

Did someone really just give you a nasty look from across the cubicles, or are you seeing things? Or your coworkers acting strange, or is your imagination running wild? If either of those thoughts has ever crossed your mind at work, it’s possible you’re working in a toxic work environment 

Is a bad job better than no job?Some dread going to work, and some look forward to it, but how important is it to actually enjoy and feel satisfied with your job? Nearly two-thirds of US workers experience some degree of mismatch between their desired and actual working conditions, according to a recent survey by RAND. To make things worse, a study […]

Depression not just a mental illness, says study

Those suffering from depression have commonly reported both insomnia and oversleeping, along with chronic fatigue and decreased appetite for both food and sex

Depression not just a mental illness, says studyFor those living with it, depression can be all-consuming. It casts a haze over work, relationships, and everyday social interactions, affecting every aspect of a person’s life. People often think depression solely affects the mind because it’s classified as a mental disorder. A new study has shown, however, that depression is more like a systemic […]

Digital healthcare is the need of the hour, say healthcare experts

Healthcare sector is significantly changing with technology assimilation. On Wednesday, a session on Digital healthcare was specially addressed at the Conference of Indian Industry (CII)

Digital healthcare is the need of the hour, say healthcare expertsDigitalisation, as we call it today, is sweeping across every aspect of our daily lives in all possible ways. With digital interference in every field, it has become the need of the hour for us, to have it even in the healthcare sector. “Digital health can completely change the way we function. We need visualisers […]

Accepting unhappy emotions can uplift your mood, reveals study

The study findings state that people who habitually accept their negative emotions experience fewer negative emotions, which in turn adds up to better psychological health

Accepting unhappy emotions can uplift your mood, reveals studyOn days that you are feeling low and gloomy, one of the best strategies to prevent negative thoughts is to accept the emotions you feel at the given moment. A recent study proves that accepting your sorrows will help in lifting up your mood. While it may seem like a no brainer that calmly accepting […]

Warning: Weight-based bias can date back to childhood and takes a serious toll

A new study by researchers at Duke University, for example, found that “implicit weight bias” in children ages 9 to 11 was as common as “implicit racial bias” is among adults

Warning: Weight-based bias can date back to childhood and takes a serious tollA very slender friend recently admitted to me that she “can’t stand to be around fat people.” Her reaction is almost visceral, and it prompts her to avoid social and professional contact with people who are seriously overweight. Although she can’t pinpoint the source of her feelings, she said they go back as far as […]

Children who sleep less may be at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, says study

Earlier, studies found a link between shorter sleep and diabetes in adults, but the connection has been little studied in children

Children who sleep less may be at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, says studyBritish researchers studied 4,525 9- and 10-year olds from varying ethnic backgrounds. On average, their parents reported they slept 10 hours a night, with 95 percent sleeping between eight and 12 hours. The study, in Pediatrics, found that the less sleep, the more likely the children were to have higher body mass indexes, higher insulin […]

Prolonged sitting associated with an increased risk of death, reveals a new study

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans states that adults aged 18 to 64 and those aged 65 and older should aim to get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity every week. For adults who are unable to meet these guidelines, it is recommended that "they should be as physically active as their abilities and conditions allow

Prolonged sitting associated with an increased risk of death, reveals a new studySedentary behaviour may increase the death risk for frail adults who aged 50 and the older, who have low levels of physical activity, a new study suggests. According to statistics from the 2016 National Health Interview Survey, just 44.9 per cent of older adults aged 65 to 74 met the physical activity guidelines last year. […]

Dizziness: Know how to get rid of it

Some people describe dizziness as feeling lightheaded, while some say it is a feeling of movement, either of themselves or the world around them. Another group might say dizziness is a feeling of being unbalanced, while others may have trouble describing it as anything other than plain dizziness

Dizziness: Know how to get rid of itSome of those who experience dizziness have accompanying nausea, vomiting, or a sense that they might faint. Dizziness is not a disease or condition in its own right, but rather a symptom of another issue affecting someone. Dizziness often goes away over time. In some cases, however, dizziness will not resolve on its own. Fortunately, […]

25 tips for finding fun on the run

Running is boring. It's hard. It hurts. It's lonely. And it doesn't give you immediate results. Right? While we don't think any of these are necessarily good excuses (or altogether true!), we do understand it's not always love at first run for anyone who ever decides to lace up and hit the pavement

25 tips for finding fun on the run1. Forget the past: Whatever feelings or fears you associate with running — leave them in your dust! “Forget about the coach who made you run as a punishment,” says Sara Johnson, a coach at Reality Running. “Forget about those childhood memories of not being ‘the athlete.’ Just because running wasn’t fun for you in […]