Know about the surprising health benefits of lady’s finger

Eating your greens has always been the number one advice if you want to be physically strong and fit. However, with so many options to choose from, how can you find the right vegetable that is able to bring you numerous health benefits?

Know about the surprising health benefits of lady’s fingerWell, you may be taken aback by the name of this vegetable, but okra is actually called “Lady’s Finger.” The name derives from its aesthetic. Nevertheless, it comes in two particular colours that is red and green. Don’t worry. Both taste the same. In fact, red okra simply turns green when they are cooked. We […]

Pregnant women with long commutes to work at high risk for adverse birth outcomes

In a study published in Economics & Human Biology researchers from Lehigh University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that pregnant women who commute long-distance to work have an increased risk of adverse birth outcomes, including having babies born at a low-birth weight

Pregnant women with long commutes to work at high risk for adverse birth outcomesThe study is the first to examine the impact of long-distance commuting during pregnancy on infant health. An analysis of data gleaned from 2014 and 2015 New Jersey birth records, revealed that for pregnant women who commute at least 50 miles to work, each ten miles of travel distance increased the probability of having a […]

Effective oral hygiene can help men avoid erectile dysfunction, finds study

Men who suffer from periodontitis, a disease characterised by inflammation of the gums and damage to the structures that surround and support the teeth, are at greater risk of experiencing erectile dysfunction

Effective oral hygiene can help men avoid erectile dysfunction, finds studyEffective tooth-brushing, coupled with good oral hygiene, can help prevent this type of male sexual impotence. That’s the message of a study conducted by researchers from the Department of Surgery and Surgical Specialties (Urology) and the Department of Stomatology at the University of Granada (UGR), Spain. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is defined as the inability of […]

Symptoms of job burnout and how to effectively deal with it

Job burnout is a special type of work-related stress, a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity

Symptoms of job burnout and how to effectively deal with it‘Burnout’ isn’t a medical diagnosis. Some experts think that other conditions, such as depression, are behind burnout. Some research suggests that many people who experience symptoms of job burnout don’t believe their jobs are the main cause. Whatever the cause, job burnout can affect your physical and mental health. Consider how to know if you’ve […]

Blood pressure recording over 24 hours is the best predictor of heart disease

High blood pressure is the most important treatable risk factor for diseases of the heart and the arterial system. Blood pressure recorded over 24 hours predicts these complications more accurately than blood pressure measured on a single occasion

Blood pressure recording over 24 hours is the best predictor of heart diseaseThat is the conclusion of an international study coordinated by Professors Jan A. Staessen and Zhen-Yu Zhang of KU Leuven in Belgium. Dr Gladys Maestre from the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, supervised the study in Venezuela, one of the participating countries. The study was published in the Journal of the […]

Women’s health: Fight endometriosis symptoms with these tricks

Endometriosis occurs when the endometrium, the tissue that typically lines the uterus, grows in other parts of the body - parts where it’s not supposed to grow

Women’s health: Fight endometriosis symptoms with these tricksYour small intestine, large intestine and rectum sit peacefully together in your abdominopelvic cavity. These parts function as a whole to ensure that you have a digestive tract that is always up and running. Enter endometriosis. This condition can seriously mess up the processes of your rectum and small and large intestines. The endo cells […]

Maharashtra to host international summit as a part of World Ayush Expo 

The International Summit aimed to foster greater acceptance of AYUSH health systems

Maharashtra to host international summit as a part of World Ayush Expo An international summit on Ayurveda and Yoga will be organised at CIDCO Exhibition Hall, Vashi, Navi Mumbai on Thursday, August 22 as a part of  World Ayush Expo and Arogya 2019 from August 22 – 25 August 2019. Organised by Ministry of AYUSH , Government of India , AIIM, CCIM, MUHS , Dr D.Y Patil and […]

Know about the top 6 foods which can help maintain vaginal health

Not a lot of women know that there are certain foods for one’s vaginal health. Read this article to learn how you can keep everything down there healthy

Know about the top 6 foods which can help maintain vaginal healthThere are certain foods to keep each part of our body healthy, including that of a woman’s vagina. The truth is that women struggle with vaginal health for a number of reasons, one of which is the lack of awareness as to the practices they needed to follow. Moreover, the majority of the women are […]

Binge-watching TV shows negatively affects your brain, warn experts

Binge-watching episodes of your favourite shows does no favours for your brain, experts caution

Binge-watching TV shows negatively affects your brain, warn expertsWith the rise of streaming platforms like Netflix and Hulu and the steady decline of cable television, it’s no surprise how binge-watching shows caught the world by storm. No longer do you need to watch a single episode (with commercial breaks) everyday and wait for the conclusion next week. With streaming, all of the episodes […]

Researchers in Japan invent robotic tail to keep elderly upright

Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance

Researchers in Japan invent robotic tail to keep elderly uprightDubbed Arque, the grey one-meter device mimics tails such as those of cheetahs and other animals used to keep their balance while running and climbing, according to the Keio team. “The tail keeps balance like a pendulum,” said Junichi Nabeshima, a graduate student and researcher at the university’s Embodied Media Project, displaying the robotic tail […]
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