Health & Fitness

Habits that are weakening youth

  ‘Health is wealth’ is more of hearsay than practice and rising incidence of health disorders, owing to poor lifestyle, are indicative of the fact that seldom our health is taken seriously. Dr Palash Gupta, Director Orthopedics and Jo..

How Runners Can Prevent back pain

  How Runners Can Prevent back pain If you’re a runner who experiencesback pain, here’swhatyou need to do. Researchers from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center examined what may cause chronicback pain in runners and the ex..

Infected, not recovering? Read on

  By Pallava Bagla, Love for chicken delicacies -- be it butter chicken or fried -- may involve a health risk for not only Indians but the entire world, a new study warns. According to the Indo-American study, Punjab, famous for its large and cr..

For a happier, healthier 2018

You’re just like the majority of people around you if getting more fit and losing weight is your New Year’s resolution to kick off 2018. Every year, many of us pledge to work harder at being healthy, losing weight or eating more veggies. Her..

Yoga postures for expecting moms

  By Akshar, The issue of premature birth is very crucial. lets bring everyone’s attention to it. Its been a leading cause of death in children below the age of five. Babies born too early are more prone to have long-term health issues.One ..

Stock up home with basic healthcare devices

  There are certain healthcare devices that are important to keep within your reach at home. Always keep a thermometer, weighing scale and a blood pressure monitor, say experts. Vineet Sikka, Advisor to concierge of medical services Credihealth a..


  Obesity and Type II Diabetes can both stem from sub-optimal lifestyles which can significantly alter one's quality of life.  Along with the growing awareness about lifestyle disorders, it is critical to also learn about ways to avoid unhea..

Treat back pain with yoga

  Practicing yoga may have health benefits for people with chronic lower back pain, according to a latest review of research conducted in India, the UK and the US. Lower back pain is a common health problem, and is usually treated with self-care ..

Why diet plans dont work

  A re you experiencing a weight-loss plateau despite being on some new and guaranteed diet that helped your friends hed those extra kilos?You are not alone. Many diet plans are doomed from the start and according to a new research from Baylor Uni..

The benefits of staying active

  It’s always a good idea to remind yourself about all the amazing things exercise can do for you, both physically and mentally. Not only is it motivating to remember why it’s so important, it helps shore up the commitment you need to..

Tai Chi may boost exercise behaviour

  Finding it difficult to join a cardiac rehabilitation centre due to rigorous workouts or financial constraints? Take heart, practising Tai Chi -- a form of ancient Chinese martial art -- may help patients for whom physical exercises can be unple..

commandments to avoid heart Attack

  By Dr p p deshmukh, There is a silent but deadly epidemic of ischemic (i.e. deficiency of blood supply) heart disease, heart attack looming large over Indian subcontinent. It is much larger than plague and polio epidemics the world has seen. It..

Watch your waistline as you binge-watch

  By Natalia Ningthoujam, On-demand services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are leaving no stone unturned to increase their Indian subscriber base. Their library of movies and shows forces you to binge-watch. So do TV channels with their mar..

Stay active,stay healthy

  Whether it is a gym workout, a walk to work or a household chore, physical activity of any kind can prevent heart disease and death.The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study involving more than 130,000 people from 17 countries, led b..


  Fennel is an aromatic herb belonging to the parsley family. It is used as a spice and possesses a sweet taste that is similar to anise. Fennel seeds are not only tasty but are also very healthy owing to their nutritional content. Fennel bulb is ..

Importance of healthy lifestyle

  Healthy life is a gift to which nothing compares and findings from a recent research suggest that lifestyle factors may affect how long individuals live free of disability. The study indicates that a healthy lifestyle may help reduce the durati..

Winning formula

  By Meghana Kumare, Without the right food, even physical conditioning and expert coaching are not adequate to attain the best results. Our country is making a mark in almost every field and sports are not an exception. Fitness is most important..


  Coriander or cilantro is an aromatic herb native to Western Asia and southern Europe. More popularly, it is called “hara dhaniya” in local terms. It is used for culinary purposes round the world. Apart from its culinary uses, it has ..


  Papaya, a previously exotic and rare fruit, is now available at most times of the year. Papaya is extremely rich in Vitamin C has a wide range of health benefits making it a great fruit option to include in your diet. Here are some of the top he..

Ectopic pregnancy

By Dr Amol Naik, Sowmya(36) was very happy to find out her pregnancy, but the dreams shattered as soon as she went for an ultrasound. It showed an empty uterus with no signs of an intrauterine pregnancy (IUP) or an extrauterine (ectopic) pregnancy. Dej..

Salty diet makes you hungry

  Eating salty food diminishes thirst while increasing hunger, due to a higher need for energy, according to new study carried out during a simulated mission to Mars.  The study found that “Cosmonauts” who ate more salt in the si..

A Healthy Connection Chakras & Food

  By Meghana Kumare, Our grandparents, have always insisted us about the Shuddha and Sampurna Ahaar. The cleaner, less processed and natural food you have in your diet, the chances of living a healthy life are even more. There are seven centres i..


  GINGER is a common ingredient in Asian and Indian cuisine. However, ginger has been used for its medicinal properties for centuries among many cultures. Ginger has a long history of use for relieving digestive problems such as nausea, loss of ap..

Spice yourself healthy

By Mahesh Jayaraman, We live in a world where prescription medicine is getting more and more expensive as well as controversial. Alternative medicine is gaining momentum and with good reason. The same is true for treatments for Type-2 Diabetes. You have ..


  By Emilia Kliment Q UITE many times one can hear about stretching exercises and the importance of them though it is seldom really explained why they are so important. People who practise sports know that they are, or at least can experience tha..


  JACKFRUIT is a sweet, delicious and exotic fruit that is packed with many nutrients and benefits. It isarich source of vitamin, minerals, phytonutrients, carbohydrate, electrolytes, fiber, fat and protein. This fruit also contains calorie but n..


  Jamun or Black plum is very nutritious seasonal fruit in India associated with many health and medicinal benefits. It is very attractive, sweet and delicious fruit found everywhere in the month of June and July and August. Jamun is a delicious f..


BESIDES building muscles and endurance, bouldering,which involves climbing rocks or walls to amoderate height withoutropes or a harness, may also treat symptoms of depression, suggests new research. “Bouldering,in many ways,is a positive physical ..

Obesity And Spine Health

By Dr Arvind Kulkarni A 59 year old lady who was morbidly obese (BMI 46.6) had unbearable back pain that would radiate down to her lower limbs. Infact, she had been suffering severe disability and activity restriction due to both strained back and obes..

New code system to check spurious medicines soon

New code system to check spurious medicines soon..

Forgetful immune systems

Jun 30 (IANS) Know why does your infant get infections every now and then? It has nothing to do with weak immunity but his/ her immune system may have forgotten to act on time. Forgetful immune systems leave infants particularly prone to infe..