Author Archives: Anik Paul

5 Essential Skin Care Tips for Men

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If your routine hasn’t evolved beyond shaving with a razor and washing your face with a cleanser, it’s time you made some changes to your skincare. Keep these tips handy to naturally prevent zits, wrinkles and greasy skin. The basic differences between men and women’s skin include collagen density, texture and hydration, which… Read more »

Public health dept data: Children form 10 per cent of Maharashtra’s leprosy pool

Even as the Union Health Ministry’s deadline to eliminate leprosy across the country by 2018 approaches, in Maharashtra alone, children account for 10.11 per cent of the state’s total leprosy burden, indicating that the bacterial infection is still spreading among children. Leprosy is an infectious disease caused by mycobacteria laprae… Read more »

4 Tips To Remember To Get Rid Of Uneven Skin Tone

A common skin problem that many women face, especially with age, is uneven skin tone. Even if the skin is healthy, excessive sun exposure or medications can leave marks on the skin in the form of age spots and dark patches that are extremely stubborn and takes a lot of… Read more »

3 Amazing Beauty Remedies For Oily Skin

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Much like dry skin, having oily skin too is frustrating and brings about a lot of problems, if one is not careful. Especially during the hotter months, oily skin can lead to clogged pores and skin breakouts like acne and pimples. This happens because excess oil or sebum is secreted… Read more »

14 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Cavities

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Remember how as children we were constantly rebuked for eating too many sweets or chocolates and were always reminded to brush our teeth before sleeping as well? All this effort was put because our parents did not want us to develop cavities and tooth decay. Cavities and tooth decay are… Read more »

How To Use Tea Bags And Tea Leaves For Beauty And Hair

Tea and Indians have an unbreakable bond; we need it every time. While drinking black tea has some health benefits to offer, it is said that applying it on your skin and hair is equally amazing. The anti-oxidant, anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory properties present in tea helps keep your skin healthy… Read more »

Indian-American researchers find way to use turmeric’s power to fight cancer

A team of Indian-American researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and at the University of Utah at Salt Lake City, has used an ingenious process to enable curcumin to kill cancer cells. Curcumin is the active ingredient of turmeric (haldi), the ubiquitous kitchen spice that gives curry its yellow colour. Turmeric has been… Read more »

This is the amount of salt you need to have to avoid health issues

Salt does not damage health unless you have more than twice the recommended amount, said a new study in The Lancet, sparking outrage among public health experts who want salt intake cut in most countries by at least 30%. The study, which analysed data from more than 95,700 people from 18 countries, including… Read more »

Is It Safe To Give Honey To Infants To Relieve Cough? Here’s The Answer

Cold and cough are the most common health conditions an infant suffers from, considering the little ones are still developing a healthy immunity system. The factors causing cold and cough along with other allergies can be many. From change of weather to ingesting something cold, anything can be a reason… Read more »

Pumpkin Seeds For Men’s Health: A Man’s Best Friend?

When it comes to health care, we men should take it seriously. The sooner we do it, the better. One must not wait until he is 50 to see a doctor. We must take care of our health above the waistline as well as below.  Although visiting doctors, going to… Read more »