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  • Students, Stress, Suicides and Solutions

    Students, Stress, Suicides and Solutions

    What you need to know about the student mental health crisis and how to navigate it. Youth Suicide for band in IELTS exam.

  • Home Remedies | Heat Stroke and Summer Ailments

    Home Remedies | Heat Stroke and Summer Ailments

    It is that time of the year again when the cool spring breeze gives way to scorching summer heat. People can be heard lamenting about how “it’s already so hot”.   From students to professionals, everyone has to bear the summer heat in some way or the other. With the mercury rising steadily in the […]

  • White sugar is a slow poison

    White sugar is a slow poison

    Emerged to be the single most hazardous component of modern age diet. Ancient Indian tradition has always regarded sugar and sweet consumption as intrinsic. Data from the India sugar trade industry (2013) show that India is the second largest (after Brazil) producer and largest consumer of sugar in the world.   Refined white sugar such […]

  • Dangers of mixing AYUSH with Modern Medicine

    Dangers of mixing AYUSH with Modern Medicine

    -Dr. Arun Mitra- Although the National Medical Commission Bill has been referred to the standing committee, certain things need to be answered. The best alternative, however, would be to revamp the MCI to remedy the shortcomings which had cropped in it.   But if the government is too adamant, then it is important that at […]

  • For Healthy Bones | 20 minutes Sunlight and a Glass of Milk

    For Healthy Bones |  20 minutes Sunlight and a Glass of Milk

    Osteoporosis and vitamin D deficiencies are the two silent epidemics Estimates report that 1 out of 8 males and 1 out of 3 females in India suffers from osteoporosis, this essentially makes India one of the worst hit countries of the world.   Drinking less milk, avoiding sunlight exposure and omitting the traditional aerobic indoor […]

  • Winter Exercise Tips for Asthmatics

    Exercise is a common trigger for asthma and may cause symptoms in 80–90% of asthmatics. Cold dry winter air can also make breathing difficult for asthmatics, which may result in shortness of breath, wheezing, cough or chest tightness. The symptoms can occur during, just after or several hours after exercise, Padma Shri Awardee Dr. KK […]

  • Less Sleep can put Heart at Risk

    Up to 83% of people with heart disease also have sleep apnea.  Sleep deprivation is also linked to a higher risk of heart disease. Sleep apnea is a condition characterized by frequent pauses in breathing leading to uninterrupted sleep. A person suffering from severe sleep   apnea may experience pauses in breathing five to 30 […]

  • Cycling can cause erectile dysfunction

    Age, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, high lipids, smoking, drugs, heart disease, and upright cycling for more than 3 hours a week can cause   erectile dysfunction in men. “Those who cycle for more than 3 hours a week should do so in a reclining position and not upright position,” said Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal […]

  • 5 health benefits of blood donation

    With Blood Donation Day on 14 June; it is important to raise awareness about the importance of regularly donating blood as well as the health benefits it carries. Donating blood can help save a person’s life. It also promotes good health by reducing one’s risk of getting cancer and hemochromatosis, reduces the risk of liver […]

  • Health Tips : Fasting during Ramadan

    Ramadan is month long period of spiritual reflection, improvement and increased devotion to the Muslim religion.  During this time, all religious believers are expected to concentrate their efforts on following the teachings of Islam and fast from dawn to sunset.  The pre-dawn meal is called suhoor, and the meal that breaks the fast is called […]