Leading Hospitals of India

01-02-2016   |   987 View(s)

Here is the Ranking of Hospitals in India-2016 done by i3 Research Consultants. . Read more...

Late-night texting affects sleep, grades

29-01-2016   |   950 View(s)

Messaging in the dark affects sleep, health and performance in school say a study. Students who text for longer duration in the dark sleep only for a few hours and thus remain sleepier during the day than those who stopped messaging when they went to bed, the researchers from Rutgers University in New Jersey, US, said. [google_add] Texting before lights out did not affect academic performance, the study showed. Although females report. Read more...

Wear Fitness On Your Sleeve

26-12-2015   |   1136 View(s)

In a market hot for fitness apps and wearable devices, the ones developed by Indians for Indians are giving imported devices a run for their money.Finding fitness is like finding religion. There you are, adrift in a sea of immoral carbohydrates and fats, knowing that you need savings but are not able to do anything about it. Half-hearted attempts at recovering your soul from its inertia, resolutions to be a better person that go up in smoke at f. Read more...

Aps for Meditations

23-12-2015   |   925 View(s)

APP-Y MEDITATIONS For those who have been planning to take up meditation but don’t know where to begin, there are now plenty of apps to help you get started The popularity of meditation apps has led to a crowded field, and it can be tough to know which one to choose. Here are a few things to consider when looking for an app to help you learn how to meditate. [google_add] Start with an app that will teach you the basic. Read more...

Go for screening if you are above 40

22-12-2015   |   807 View(s)

Most Indians are diagnosed after several years of being diabetic, face risk of complications NEW DELHI: Madhu Goenka (50) was bewildered when she got diagnosed with diabetes 12 years ago, despite never having had a fondness for sweets or sugary foods and no family history of the disease. “I never thought that I could get diabetes. Even as a child, I did not have sugar or sweets,” said the mother of two who lives in Gorakhpur. . Read more...

Intense exercise may affect sleep

15-12-2015   |   785 View(s)

Intense bouts of exercise may cause a significant and progressive decline in sleep quality and worsen your mood and capacity for exercise, suggests a new study published in the Journal Of Sports Sciences.Scientists from Loughborough University in the UK studied the effects of two nine-day periods of heavy training on 13 highly trained cyclists. The researchers monitored the athletes’ moods, sleep patterns and performance before, during and a. Read more...

Fighting Kidney Stones

15-12-2015   |   906 View(s)

Kidney stones are solids that form in the kidneys when substances like calcium, oxalate and phosphorus, normally are excreted through urine, become concentrated. A kidney stone may settle down in the kidneys or travel right through the urinary tract. The symptoms vary depending on their size. A smaller crystal may comfortably travel down the urinary tract and get expelled on its own without causing any pain or discomfort. Passing a bigger kidn. Read more...

Bitter Truth about Diabetes

14-12-2015   |   908 View(s)

As per WHO data, an estimated 77.2 million people in India are suffering from pre-diabetes and the two major causes of this ailment are sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits Diabetes is growing alarmingly in India, home to more than 65.1 million people with the disease, compared to 50.8 million in 2010. Rapid urbanisation, demographic transition and lifestyle modifications are the major causes for the increase in the incidence of dia. Read more...