Do you need better sleep? Try this simple, yet effective trick

Try increasing your physical activity and walk 2,000 more steps every day to improve your quality of sleep, according to a new study

Do you need better sleep? Try this simple, yet effective trickGetting the required eight hours of sleep is difficult to accomplish in this day and age with demanding lifestyles and high-pressure jobs. Usage of technology has also played a significant role in disturbing patterns of people, impacting physical and mental health. Ultimately, weakening the immune system. Not sleeping enough impairs functioning the next day by […]

Warm shower 90 minutes before bedtime can improve sleep, reveals study

A new study suggests that bathing in warm water one to two hours before bedtime can help enhance sleep

Warm shower 90 minutes before bedtime can improve sleep, reveals studyIt has been widely recommended that adults get at least seven hours of sleep every night. However, demanding lifestyles, work schedules and household responsibilities have been leading to sleep loss in many people. Sleep problems can significantly affect the daily lives of people. The way you rest at night could affect how you function during […]

Pune: Heatwave-affected patients to be ‘cooled’ in govt hospitals

This year, Pune is witnessing its hottest summer. On Monday, Pune recorded a temperature of 40.2 degrees Celsius which was 3 degrees lower than Sunday’s temperature, which came as a relief to residents. As a precautionary measure, the Maharashtra public health department has decided to set-up cooling rooms for heatstroke victims in government hospitals  

Pune: Heatwave-affected patients to be ‘cooled’ in govt hospitalsAs the temperature in the state is touching 40 degrees in different cities of Maharashtra, state health officials have directed all tertiary government hospitals and district hospitals in the state to set up a cool room. Heatstroke is a condition caused by your body overheating, usually as a result of prolonged exposure to or physical […]

Soon temperature at ‘icy offices’ to be capped at 24 degrees

When you walk into a bank or any office with centralised cooling, you will instantly feel a sharp chill. Your body will eventually adjust to the change in temperature around you. But, working in colder rooms for long period of time can take a toll on your health

Soon temperature at ‘icy offices’ to be capped at 24 degreesNow, the power ministry is considering making the default temperature setting for air conditioners at 24 degrees Celsius. Power Minister R K Singh, during a meeting on Friday, said the mandate will benefit consumers, both from a health and financial point of view. The ministry’s suggestion comes based on recommendations in a study conducted by […]