Be Careful on a Treadmill, it can hurt

22-11-2015   |   413 View(s)

The death of Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg’s Husband, David Goldberg after falling off a Treadmill at a Mexican hotel GYM on Friday has put the spotlight on the potential risks of GYM equipment. Goldberg, 47, reportedly “cracked his head open” in the fall. Orthopedics in Delhi hospitals say while fatal injuries from exercise equipment . Read more...

Essential Tests For Diabetics

19-11-2015   |   390 View(s)

Here is a list of Essential Tests for Diabetics to take care of their Health. BLOOD GLUCOSE Done after having 75 gm of glucose in ■ 200 ml of water 2 hours after the fasting test. Readings indicate: <140: Healthy >200: Diabetic 140-199: Pre-diabetic Frequency: Monthly, once or twice a week if you’re on insulin Cost: `50-`300, free at govt hospitals. [google_add] GLYCERATED HAEMOGLOBI. Read more...

25% of Indians may die of lifestyle diseases before they are 70: Study

13-08-2015   |   405 View(s)

NEW DELHI: With increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases in India, one out of four Indians is at risk of dying from non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular ailments or cancer before the age of 70, according to estimates of various global and domestic organisations. The findings are part of a white paper released by the Confederation of Indian Industry and academia on Wednesday. [google_add] "Every year, roughly 5.8 mil. Read more...

Sugary Drinks kill1.84 L a yr globally

03-07-2015   |   392 View(s)

BOSTON: Sodas, fruit drinks and other sugary beverages may lead to an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide from diabetes, heart disease and cancers, researchers, including one of the Indian-origin, have found. "Many countries in the world have a significant number of deaths occurring from a single dietary factor, sugar-sweetened beverages. It should be a global priority to substantially reduce or eliminate sugar-. Read more...

20s is the new 40s

02-07-2015   |   409 View(s)

The world over, doctors, psychologists, therapists, parents, are warning about serious health issues affecting the young and the restless. These are ailments that 40-year-olds and above had a few years ago. But these days, a doctor's waiting room is filled with people in the 20s and they are getting younger! This generation is having heart strokes, is high on antacids and antidepressants, suffers from insomnia, hypertension (HT) and is in very, v. Read more...

Chandigarh is the Happiest City in India

16-06-2015   |   419 View(s)

Chandigarh is India’s happiest city. It’s followed by Lucknow. Delhi is the happiest metro, followed by Chennai, revealed a study conducted by IMRB International. The LG Life’s Good Happiness Study, commissioned by South Korean consumer electronics firm LG, stated that Chandigarh, Lucknow, Delhi, Chennai and Bengaluru were found to be the five happiest cities in India. The study comes less than two months after the World Happine. Read more...

Summer-Proof Your Hair

27-05-2015   |   482 View(s)

Beat the heat and give your lifeless locks a new lease of life with our Do-It-Yourself natural hair masks Has the summer sun left your hair limp, lifeless and dry? Summer could also mean an oily, itchy scalp which leads to hairfall. Due to the high temperature and humidity, those with curly hair also experience untameable frizziness. Also, if swimming is your summer activity, then chlorinated water can leave the hair brittle.N. Read more...

THANKS APP, my baby has a nose now!

18-05-2015   |   472 View(s)

Numbers and calculations have always confused Saranya Venkatraman, 26. And this became a serious problem last year when she was planning to conceive. She struggled to get a grasp over her ovulation cycle despite tips from the gynaecologist. Then she downloaded an app on her mobile phone. "It took me through my pregnancy and beyond," says Venkatraman, now the mother of an eight-month-old boy. "Though I have a regular menstrual cycle, it does alte. Read more...