Tag Archives: Health

Bottling up your emotions can affect your immunity, says study

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Teenagers who tend to suppress their emotions or stress can significantly impact their health which can affect their immunity levels later, according to a new study. The study, by the University of Pennsylvania in the US, explored whether the strategies adolescents used to deal with chronic stress caused by families including cognitive reappraisal — trying… Read more »

Here’s why patients lie to their doctors, finds study

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We are all guilty of lying to our doctors. When the doctor asks us things like, how often we exercise or what have we been eating lately, we tend to lie or stretch the truth. It’s mostly because we want to avoid being judged. According to a recent study, 60 to 80 per cent of… Read more »

An Expert Shares 4 Things To Take Care Of If You Are Diagnosed With PCOD

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Polycystic ovary disorder (PCOD) is a cause of major concern for many women. Caused by hormonal imbalance and cysts in the ovaries, the disorder causes issues like irregular or no menstrual periods, pelvic pain, and may also lead to difficulties getting pregnant. But not all patients with PCOD have all… Read more »

Hi-tech university: Health science institute in Punjab to issue digital degrees, certificates to students

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Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of digital India, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) has created a special cell for issuing digital certificates/degrees to its students. The varsity, avoiding the use of paper, will now issue digital certificates to students. These certificates will be preserved digitally under the… Read more »

Ozone pollution tied to cardiovascular health: Study

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Exposure to ozone, a powerful greenhouse gas and a widespread air pollutant in many major cities, may cause cardiovascular disease such as heart attack, high blood pressure and stroke, according to a new study of Chinese adults. Ozone is a pollutant formed through a chemical reaction that occurs when sunlight… Read more »

Just a minute’s running daily may boost bone health

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Want to improve your bone health? Running — a high-intensity and weight-bearing physical activity — for just one to two minutes each day may help you, new research shows. The findings showed that women who on an average did 60-120 seconds of running per day had four per cent better… Read more »

5 Amazing Health Benefits of Eggplant You May Have Not Heard Before

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Commonly known as aubergine in England and brinjalin India, eggplant is a glossy, teardrop-shaped vegetable belonging to the nightshade botanical family. It is the same purple variety found across the globe but is referred to as an eggplant mostly in the United States. The eggplant is native to a number of countries stretching from India to Burma… Read more »

8 Amazing Health Benefits of Drinking Rooibos Tea or Red Tea

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Green, black, brown and now, red! No, these aren’t just some colors on the palette of your paint box. They are hues in the world of tea. The latest addiction and addition to the list being the ‘red’ tea, all the way from South Africa. We are talking about the… Read more »

Want to improve your health? Do gardening, join walking groups and cooking clubs

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Turns out, you can benefit from a medically prescribed, slow and progressive approach to physical fitness. Gyms, walking groups, gardening, cooking clubs and volunteering have all been shown to work in improving the health and well-being reported by a group of people with long-term conditions. Key to the success was… Read more »

Mental health matters: Tweaking brain circuits may fight depression

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The number of people suffering from depression rose from 8-20% over the past decade. Yet, there are still myths and stigma around mental health issues. Now, in a ray of hope for people suffering from social withdrawal and helplessness behaviour, scientists from the University of California San Diego have linked specific wiring in… Read more »