Instagram may be ruining your health, experts warn

Instagram may be ruining your health, experts warn

Trendy diets made popular on social media sites like Instagram are causing many women to be deficient in vital nutrients, the Daily Mail reported. Women in their 20s and 30s are lacking key minerals like magnesium and copper, experts warn.   A recent survey found many people in the UK who follow social media cut […]

World Breastfeeding Awareness Week in Chennai

World Breastfeeding Awareness Week in Chennai

Chennai: Motherhood, a healthcare hospital for women and children in Alwarpet, will be hosting this year’s ‘World Breastfeeding Awareness Week’ from tomorrow with different events, in Chennai, to take the idea to young mothers and moms-to-be. The campaign, ‘Sustaining Breastfeeding Together’, will see discussions by experts about breastfeeding tips for working mothers, family support for […]

Keep diabetes at bay: Playing football can help boost heart and bone health

Keep diabetes at bay: Playing football can help boost heart and bone health

LONDON: Playing football can boost heart and bone health in untrained middle-aged and elderly people with prediabetes, a study has found. Researchers from University of Southern Denmark and the University of the Faroe Islands showed the positive effects of football on the cardiovascular and metabolic health profile. “Individuals with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes have […]

Neurodevelopmental disorders affect 1 in 8 Indian children below 10 years, finds study

Neurodevelopmental disorders affect 1 in 8 Indian children below 10 years, finds study

Neurodevelopmental disorder is the new terror hitting children’s health in the country with about one in eight Indian children in the age bracket of 2 to 9 years possibly having some neurodevelopmental disorder, shows a latest report by Delhi based INCLEN Trust International. Neurodevelopmental disorders in India include hearing impairment, epilepsy and learning disorders and […]

Colorectal cancer rates up in young Americans

Colorectal cancer rates up in young Americans

Dear Doctor: I’m 47 years old and was very happy to have three more years before my doctor started bugging me about a colonoscopy. But my husband says there are new guidelines, and I’m now actually two years late! Why the changes? Dear Reader: Your husband is correct — the American Cancer Society recently updated […]

5 Common Mistakes You Need To Stop Making While Exercising

5 Common Mistakes You Need To Stop Making While Exercising

Have you been working out religiously to lose those extra kilos? If yes, then have you been ensuring to do your exercises in the right manner? While exercising is great to stay fit and active, improve your physique, body movement and joint strength, doing it incorrectly can cause injuries and lead to various issues in […]

Scientists just discovered a brand new shape ‘scutoid’ from human cells

Scientists just discovered a brand new shape ‘scutoid’ from human cells

Ever wondered how cells arrange themselves in tightly packed three-dimensional structures? Well, you might not have but scientist really did. And just now, they identified a new shape called the scutoid which explains it all. Scutoid shape of the epithelial cells Epithelial cells, which cover the surfaces of many organs as the safety shields of […]

Novartis’ migraine drug gets EMA approval

The EMA has approved Norvartis’ Aimovig (erenumab), making it Europe’s first treatment specifically designed to prevent migraine. The drug works by blocking the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor, thought to be involved in the transmission of the pain signals associated with migraine. Migraine is a complex and debilitating neurological condition that affects each individual differently. […]

JP Dutta’s ‘Paltan’: Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Gurmeet Choudhary look menacing in first look posters

JP Dutta’s ‘Paltan’: Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Gurmeet Choudhary look menacing in first look posters

The first look posters of JP Dutta’s powerful venture titled Paltan, are out.The posters reveal the look of the principal characters of the film. Like Dutta’s previous outings Border, LOC Kargil, Refugee and Umrao Jaan, Paltan too happens to have an ensemble star cast. Noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter […]