Explained: Why more heart-related deaths happen during holidays

It’s possible, though, that heart-related deaths during the holiday season might spike due to seasonal stress, changes in diet and alcohol consumption or lower staffing at hospitals

Explained: Why more heart-related deaths happen during holidaysDeaths from heart-related causes tend to spike around the holidays, and the cold weather may not really be to blame, a recent study suggests. To rule out the potential influence of freezing temperatures, researchers examined data on more than 738,000 deaths from 1988 to 2013 in New Zealand, where Christmas comes during the summer. Overall, […]

Why cycling to work is a good idea to beat stress

Compared with employees who travelled to work by car, those who cycled to work reported much lower stress levels within 45 minutes of arrival

Why cycling to work is a good idea to beat stressResearchers from Concordia University in Canada found that individuals who cycled to work reported feeling less stressed, compared with people who travelled to work by car. Lead study author Stéphane Brutus, of the John Molson School of Business at Concordia, and colleagues recently reported their findings in the International Journal of Workplace Health Management. Excessive […]

Domestic violence can impact your child’s mental health

Most of us today, may not have heard about cases of domestic violence apart from those that our house maids may be telling us about. If you think it is a rural problem that didn’t really exist in our urban set up, you are probably wrong

Domestic violence can impact your child’s mental healthAn individual named, Shweta Rajesh Shah who is a surface print textile designer from Mumbai will host an open-for-all event at Bandra-Kurla Complex on Saturday, Dec 23 in order to educate audiences about domestic violence by holding panel discussions, talks and plays. The WHO multi-country study on women’s health estimated that 15–71% of women had even been […]

Men: Are you stressed out? You may be suffering from andropause

Aging in men leads to a dramatic drop in testosterone, similar to the loss of oestrogen experienced by women during the menopause. Andropause is commonly seen in men, after the age of 40 and can be managed by making lifestyle alterations, say doctors

Men: Are you stressed out? You may be suffering from andropauseAndropause is a condition that is associated with the decrease in the male hormone testosterone said doctors. Dr Prakash Kothari, Padma Shri and consultant sexologist, said, “Andropause in men, is similar to menopause, in women. In menopause, there is abrupt stoppage of hormones, while, during andropause, the decrease in testosterone and the development of symptoms is more […]

8 tips for conquering fear of flying

Air travel has increased in recent years in both frequency and overall safety. The 2016 accident rate of 2.8 accidents per million departures is the lowest airline accident rate in recent history, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

8 tips for conquering fear of flyingAs humans, our relationship to flight has changed dramatically in the last century. Air travel has developed from a fantasy into a common and widely used mode of transportation. There are about 100,000 flights in the world every day, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). It estimates that 3.7 billion passengers worldwide will fly during 2017. In […]

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 […]

‘Music helps me to unwind’

Doctors are responsible for taking care of the patient’s well-being. Also, they often find it challenging to keep up with their fitness regime. But, Dr Rajshri Katke, medical superintendent and gynaecologist at Cama and Albless Hospital, who swears by her fitness routine, reveals that music is like a stress-buster for her

‘Music helps me to unwind’Dr Rajshri Katke, medical superintendent and gynaecologist at Cama and Albless Hospital said, “Music takes away all my stress. I love listening to music as it relaxes me. It heals me mentally and emotionally, as well as rejuvenates me.” Dr Katke’s fitness routine: She wakes up at 6:00 am Walks for 2 hours Practices yoga […]

40% students in NCR region obese, says study

The study suggest that out of a range of factors leading to obesity overeating (72%) followed by genetic reasons (40%) and unmonitored food habits (33.5%) are the leading factors of weight gain. Emotional eating and binge eating are becoming very common among children

40% students in NCR region obese, says studyA survey by Max Healthcare, conducted in Delhi NCR, revealed an appalling result. It concluded that at least 40% of children, teens and adolescents in the region are overweight or obese. The survey also delves into the insights from about 1,000 parents of overweight and obese children and adolescents, which revealed that 84% girls and […]

5 common cancer types linked to work-related stress in males which can be fatal

We all experience psychological stress to a degree, but those of us who experience high levels of stress could be more susceptible to certain diseases, including cancer

5 common cancer types linked to work-related stress in males which can be fatalWe all experience stress to a certain degree when it comes to our jobs. This work-related stress is brought on by numerous factors, which range from long hours to a lack of compensation. Researchers at INRES (Institut national de la recherché scientifique), and the Université de Montréal suggest prolonged exposure to work-related stress may be […]

60% of girls suffer from ovarian problems, reveals survey

Excessive consumption of junk food can be harmful for girls and cause ovarian problems. Junk food is related to diabetes, obesity, heart attack and is also related to ovarian problems

60% of girls suffer from ovarian problems, reveals surveyThis information has come from a survey done by a gynaecologist from Navi Mumbai. According to the doctors, the number of school girls with ovarian problem is increasing. Owing to which, the doctors are trying to find a solution for this serious issue. Dr Bandita Sinha, a Gynaecologist in Vashi, Navi Mumbai, conducted a survey […]
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