Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Is your office making you sick?

BY DR. PANCHAJANYA PAUL, MD* People are spending too much time indoor in an office space as most work requires the use of computers. This is not a normal human behaviour. Humans have throughout history, spent most of work hours outdoors [...]

Detoxifying the brain through Kapalbhati

By Anil K. Rajvanshi Kapalbhati is a part of Pranayam kriya where one forcefully exhales rapidly and in short bursts. Practitioners claim that it helps in cleaning lungs and in exercising the abdomen muscles. It is, therefore, recommended for [...]

Excessive ‘good’ cholesterol can be life threatening: Emory study

New York, Aug 26 (IANS) Contrary to claims that good cholesterol is beneficial to the heart, a new study has showed that very high levels may be associated with an increased risk of heart attack and death. The findings showed that people with [...]

Indian-American researchers unleash turmeric’s power to fight cancer

Bengaluru, Aug 12 (IANS) A team of Indian-American researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and at the University of Utah at Salt Lake City, has used an ingenious process to enable curcumin to kill cancer cells. Curcumin [...]

Experimental drug to reverse hair loss, skin wounds developed

New York, July 31 (IANS) Scientists including one of Indian-origin have developed an experimental drug that could successfully reverse hair loss, hair whitening and skin inflammation — all previously linked to diets heavy in fat and [...]

Cheese your way to good health

By Deepak Jain Cheese is fattening! Cheese is for thin people! Common myths we have when it comes to cheese. While there are several variants of cheese, one of the healthiest avatars called feta enriches your nourishment quotient. ‘Feta’ [...]

Processed meats linked to mania: Study

Photo courtesy: WebMD New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Love to gorge on beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat as part of your evening snacks daily? Beware, these processed meats laced with chemicals such as nitrates, to preserve [...]

Natural herbs and vitamins for sleep

BY DR. PANCHAJANYA ‘PANCH’ PAUL, MD The role of sleep in health was recognized since the earliest times. Unfortunately, there is a lot of confusion on sleep products and supplements. Although there are various sleep medications in the market, [...]

Add pinch of pepper in your food to lose weight

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Indian cuisine offers a variety of spices that tingle not only your taste buds, but also impact health positively. Black pepper, which can turn dull dishes into lip-smacking, can help you shed weight. Black pepper is [...]

Switch to stevia for a sweet, healthy lifestyle

By Priscilla Samuel In the midst of today’s hectic lifestyle, let’s spare a thought for one of the biggest threats to our health and general well-being: Excess of processed high calories and sugar. It is said that “prevention [...]