Here’s why you need to avoid eating instant noodles

Most of the time, people would often consume instant noodles because they are on a budget or they don’t have the time to prepare for an actual meal. While instant noodles have its perks, it also can be harmful to our health. Read on to know more

Here’s why you need to avoid eating instant noodlesA majority of the population of the world considers instant noodles a staple food, like the well-loved rice in Asian countries. For many people out there, preparing these takes less than a minute or two, thus, making it easy for students, full-time parents and workers to make something that does not require too much effort. […]

Know the correct way to clean your ears

Do your ears feel blocked up? Excess wax can accumulate sometimes and make hearing difficult. At the same time, you’ve probably read that using cotton swabs isn’t a safe way to remove the wax. Here are some tips on how to safely clean your ears and what not to do

Know the correct way to clean your earsAbout the only thing doctors do agree on putting anything inside your ear is a bad idea. Your ears usually do a good job cleaning themselves and don’t need any extra care. The only reason you should clean them is to soften or remove earwax from the outside of your ear canals. And if you’re […]

Know about the physical benefits of yoga

Yoga promotes physical health in multiple different ways. Some of them derive from better stress management. Others come more directly from the physical movements and postures in yoga, which help promote flexibility and reduce joint pain

Know about the physical benefits of yoga  Following are some of the physical benefits of yoga that have a growing body of research behind them. In addition to the conditions listed below, preliminary research also shows that yoga may help with migraines, osteoporosis, balance and mobility issues, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, fibromyalgia, and ADHD. Back pain relief Back pain is […]

Is it bad to crack your knuckles?

Whether you call it cracking or popping, there is a good chance you were asked to avoid doing it as a child. But does the supposed harm of this habit fall under fact or myth?

Is it bad to crack your knuckles?We know knuckle cracking is quite common as an estimated 25 to 45 percent of us seem to do it. Before answering the above question, it helps to understand what exactly happens when we ‘pop’ our joints. For one, that sound of popping does not actually come from your bones. The space in a joint, […]

Researchers reveal why artificial sweeteners are bad for your health

Scientists who’ve studied the effects of artificial sweeteners on gut bacteria say it can be toxic. It’s possible that artificial sweeteners could make our bodies less tolerant of regular sugar

Researchers reveal why artificial sweeteners are bad for your healthFor decades, scientists have had a tough time figuring out what artificial sweeteners are really doing to our bodies. To date, researchers have conducted over 210,000 different studies on the sugar substitutes. But despite all the research, we still know remarkably little about the health effects of the powdery substances, which are often used to […]

Stress can be as bad as junk food for gut health

It is common knowledge that stress can have negative implications for both emotional and physical health, including an increased risk of anxiety, depression, and obesity. The new study suggests that some of these implications may be down to how our gut microorganisms respond to stress

Stress can be as bad as junk food for gut healthResearchers found that stressed female mice experienced changes to their gut microbiota, i.e., the community of microorganisms that reside in the intestine, comparable with what is seen in response to a high-fat diet. In male mice, however, stress appeared to have no effect on gut microbiota. Study co-author Laura Bridgewater, of the Department of Microbiology […]

Fire breaks out at AIIMS hospital in Delhi

The fire reportedly started at a building near the Emergency Ward of the hospital. There are no reports of anyone being injured in the fire so far

Fire breaks out at AIIMS hospital in Delhi The fire broke out on Saturday evening near the Emergency Ward at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Hospital in New Delhi. The blaze began on the first and second floor of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The fire brigade present at the spot. 15 fire engines have been rushed to the spot. […]

Ahead of World Mosquito Day, know about different vectors and diseases they spread

World Mosquito Day commemorates Sir Ronald Ross’ 1897 discovery of the link between mosquitoes and malaria transmission. The event raises awareness about the threat of malaria and other diseases transmitted by the world’s deadliest animal

Ahead of World Mosquito Day, know about different vectors and diseases they spreadMosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals in the world. Their ability to carry and spread diseases to humans causes millions of deaths every year. There are several different mosquitoes that can carry many different diseases. Aedes, Anopheles, Culex mosquitoes act as vectors (living organisms that can transmit infectious diseases between humans or from animals […]

Simple ways to ways to overcome an afternoon slump

If you tend to suffer a sleepiness attack in the mid-afternoon, it’s not a fluke. Many people experience a noticeable dip in their alertness, energy level, and ability to concentrate in the afternoon

Simple ways to ways to overcome an afternoon slumpMost people can’t settle in for an afternoon nap every day. That’s when you need a quick way to boost your energy. Here are some simple strategies that do just that. Have an energizing snack. Food, after all, is energy, so it makes sense that eating something will help you feel more alert. But don’t […]