Know why you feel sluggish in the afternoon

But you don’t just experience a physical lack of energy. Your brain’s reward processing system also takes a hit, according to a study published this week in The Journal of Neuroscience by researchers at Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology. In the simplest terms, this system is responsible for helping you weigh potential risks vs. rewards, and arrive at a decision […]

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Not homemade remedies, proper medication is the only way to beat head lice

A child, who constantly scratches his /her head, becomes a social embarrassment for the parents. This situation puts parents in a difficult situation in public places. The infestation of head lice causes the major itching in the head. Though this problem is commonly observed in the school-going children, adults are also not protected from it. […]

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#DonateBlood: Ten mistakes to avoid when it comes to blood donation

Efficient medical care is impossible if blood transfusion services are not available; this makes up the crux of the modern healthcare system. The objective of the Blood Transfusion Services is to provide blood and blood products that are safe and adequate to meet the needs of a patient. Many times, at blood donation camps, one […]

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What is Tokophobia? Here’s all you need to know about it

Childbirth can clearly be a scary prospect. For women who have not given birth before, it is the great unknown. Research into women’s concerns and fears suggests that women may be anxious about the risk of injuries or complications, pain, their ability to give birth, losing control, and interactions with health professionals. Even women who […]

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38% Indians face mental health problems, reports survey

4,000 students participate in Fortis School Mental Health Programme’s Summer Internship 

The Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences at Fortis Healthcare, under the aegis of Dr Samir Parikh, is organising the psychology-based internship programme, ‘Fortis Summer School Internship Program, 2019’. The six-day internship programme is designed for Class XI & XII students. Several leading schools of NCR are participating along with other prominent schools from […]

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Continuous earphone use can easily damage you hearing, warn experts

When in need of listening to something, earphones are everyone’s best friends. They give privacy, prevent disturbances and make good accessories, all packed in a light and practical wire. However, wearing earphones comes with a risk. A study in the United States found that 51 per cent of high schoolchildren experience hearing loss due to […]

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#WorldSleepDay: These 5 foods will always help you get a sound sleep

Insomnia affects roughly one in three people, while most adults struggle to get a full eight hours every night. The reason for our restless nights could be the foods and drinks we’re having just before we go to bed, according to a sleep expert. Sammy Margo, author of The Good Sleep Guide, has revealed five foods […]

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