Mediterranean diet offers protective effect against prostate cancer

In a report on their findings that is published in The Journal of Urology, the researchers write that guidelines for preventing prostate cancer should aim to “consider whole dietary patterns instead of individual foods.” Lead investigator Dr Beatriz Pérez-Gómez, from the Instituto de Salud Carlos III at the University of Alcalá near Madrid, Spain, explains […]

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How to strike a balance between junk and healthy food

Party season: Know how to strike a balance between junk and healthy food

It’s that time of the year where everyone indulges in parties; get togethers, vacations, and more to celebrate the year end. With lip-smacking food around, it’s hard to resist, which ultimately leads to overindulging in food and drinks. Moreover, the after party detox and the strict diet routine can be difficult. Experts offer tips on  […]

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‘With age, one must have a strict exercise routine’

Toughness is a matter of the mind and not of the body, or so proves a gym-junkie doctor at the age of 58 in Mumbai. Tough, gym-freak and fiercely fit are the adjectives for Dr Ramen Goel, Senior Bariatric Surgeon, Director- Centre of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Wockhardt Hospitals. His usual day starts by having lemonade […]

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Weight loss: Give your body a post-Diwali detox

Diwali brings with it immense joy but this happiness turns into guilt after having festive sweets and savouries. All it takes to ruin a year’s worth of minding your meals is one long, festivity-filled weekend. Don’t worry, just follow these steps for a quick Diwali detox and weight loss. Rutika Murudkar, a clinical nutritionist at Naraindas Morbai […]

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Which foods are easy to digest?

Foods that are easy to digest can help with several symptoms and conditions. This may include: temporary nausea diarrhea gastroenteritis gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) diverticulitis inflammatory bowel disease Whatever the case, choosing the right foods may be the key to avoiding potential triggers and feeling better. Whole fruits contain high amounts of fiber, but cooking them […]

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Baby with rare brain parasite hospitalised in Hawaii

Infant with rare brain parasite hospitalised in Hawaii

An infant was hospitalised for rat lungworm disease on Wednesday, probably after consuming a slug or snail on the Big Island of Hawaii, according to a statement from the Hawaii Department of Health. This marks the 10th case of the infection on the island and the 17th statewide in 2017. “This is an extremely unfortunate incident, […]

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