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HEALTH

Know how to get good sleep

Sleep deprivation may result in impairment of judgment, depression, heart problems, obesity and reduction in general well-being of an individual.

Does your child have Hay Fever? Read this

If your child sneezes a lot or if the nose is often stuffy or running , or if their eyes, mouth or the skin often feels itchy, then they might be having allergic rhinitis or Hay fever.

Are you sneezing the right way?

Did you know that improper sneezing and coughing can injure your health and that of those of around you? We provide you with a few tips to sneeze the proper way.

This Ramzan, stay healthy and wise

An expert believes that the changes in daily habits should be in synch with matters of health care even as believers enter the month of observation of fast for holy Ramzan.

Dear Mommy, please take care of yourself!

Mother's Day is the best time to spend the day talking to your mothers, their unexpressed needs and their long-overlooked health issues that are often swept under the carpet.

Men battle sexual temptations even after marriage

New York: Even after they tie the knot and pledge not to cheat and observe sexual abstinence outside marriage, men, it turns out, often struggle with sexual temptations.According to a study, newly-wedded men expressed surprise that sexual temptations continued to haunt them. They found it satanic,

A grown-up attitude to what you serve to kids

Parents who are proud that they are bringing up their children by giving all necessary things such as the food they like, good education and excellent facilities must know this shocking prediction.

Air pollution cuts lives by 3 years

India's high air pollution, ranked by the World Health Organisation among the worst in the world, is adversely impacting the lifespans of its citizens.

A seedy cure for the perfect sight

Hemp seeds are good for your eyes as they are extremely rich in protein and loaded with essential amino acids. Containing fibre, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals,they are light on the palate and easy to digest. Seeds in general have magnesium, potassium and vitamin E, making them rich

Dhoni asks for '1 hour of fitness'

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has asked Indians to join him for the '1 hour of fitness' movement under the 'MSD4India' campaign.

Staying healthy in the Monsoons

The monsoons are also the season that brings with it, a number of diseases and sickness from the common cold, runny noses to even bigger afflictions.

Fighting gum diseases

Researchers Zisheng Tang and his colleagues focused on the antimicrobial property of GO against dental pathogens as an alternative to traditional antibiotics to get rid of bacteria that cause gum disease.

Diabetes puts night owls at risk

Night owls—people who sleep late and wake up late—are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes and reduced muscle mass compared to early risers.

Sugar craving: Denial not the way out

London: Totally shunning sweet delights can sometimes increase your temptation towards sweets. So, instead of running away from satiating your sugar craving, try to curb it once in a while, suggest experts.Experts from the fields of nutrition and fitness say there are ways of reducing sugar

Vineyard solutions: Red wine can prevent head, neck cancer

New York: Researchers have found that a compound known as resveratrol in red wine and grape skin may prevent head and neck cancer.Alcohol bombards our genes. The body has ways to repair this cell damage but with enough alcohol, some cells become dangerous."Resveratrol challenges these cells - the

Most cancer-cases due to 'bad luck'

Washington: Plain old bad luck plays a major role in determining who gets cancer and who does not, according to researchers who found that two-thirds of cancer incidence of various types can be blamed on random mutations and not heredity or risky habits like smoking.The researchers said on Thursday

Chili pepper could stop weight gain, says study

Washington: There is good news for those who find it hard to resist fatty foods. An ingredient found in chili peppers could help you prevent weight gain after eating a high-fat diet, a study involving an Indian-origin researcher has found.As capsaicin- the chief ingredient in chili peppers -