Health and Lifestyle

Sunday, October 21, 2018Oral diseases, most common noncommunicable diseases

Kolkata, Oct 21 : Oral diseases are the most common noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and affect people throughout their lifetime, causing pain, discomfort, disfigurement and even death.

Oral health is a key indicator of overall health, wellbeing and quality of life. WHO defines oral health as “a state of being free from chronic mouth and facial pain, oral and throat cancer, oral infection and s


Saturday, October 20, 2018Art exhibition in Mumbai to raise awareness about breast cancer

Kolkata, Oct 20: To raise awareness about breast cancer and funds for treatment of patients, Gallery Art and Soul, Mumbai, in collaboration with NGO PASSAGES, will present an exhibition tomorrow in Mumbai with a limited-edition collection of hand woven and tufted carpets in wool and silk titled 'The cARTpet Project'.

Curated by Brinda Miller and Tarana Khubchandani, the exhibition marks the br


Thursday, October 18, 2018Six ways to protect your baby's skin this winter

New Delhi, Oct 18: Winter is here, which means your baby needs extra care and attention. Baby skin requires a lot more nourishment during winter, as the temperature drop tends to make the skin dry. Winter also brings with it various skin problems for babies, as their skin is more delicate when compared to adults.

Dr. Subhashini N.S., Ayurveda Expert, Discovery Sciences Group, The Himalaya Drug


Thursday, October 18, 2018Dengue: 9 more tested positive, total 71 in 2018

JAMMU: Nine more cases of Dengue have been reported in the State, taking the total number of patients affected with the disease so far this year to 71. The maximum cases of Dengue have been reported from mid September to end of the October month.

“Nine more patients have been tested positive taking the total to 71,” a Health official said.
He said that this year, 818 patients were tested for


Wednesday, October 17, 2018Good food is good food, no matter where you eat it: Celebrity chef Sarah Todd

Gurugram, Oct 17: "Good food is good food, no matter where you eat it -- as long as the flavours are right." These golden words were spoken by Australian celebrity chef Sarah Todd, and they perfectly describe the delicious spread available at The Wine Company.

Todd was here on a "Meet and Greet" session at The Wine Company, which has pulled in the young and talented chef to curate its brand ne


Wednesday, October 17, 2018Nutrition more important than exercise for bone strength

Oct 17: Looking at mineral supplementation and exercise in mice, researchers have found that nutrition has a greater impact on bone mass and strength than exercise.

In the study, even after the exercise training stopped, the mice retained bone strength gains as long as they ate a mineral-supplemented diet, Xinhua reported.

"The longer-term mineral-supplemented diet leads to not only increas


Monday, October 15, 2018Vaping may not stain teeth: Study

Oct 15: E-cigarettes and tobacco heating products cause significantly less staining to teeth than conventional cigarettes, a new study has found.

While cigarette smoke caused significant enamel discolouration, vapour from the e-cigarettes and aerosol from the tobacco heating products caused only minimal staining.

These next generation products do not involve combustion; the vapour and aeros


Monday, October 15, 2018Jewellery trends for festive season

New Delhi, Oct 15: With back-to-back festivals like Navratri/Durga Puja/Dussehra, Karva Chauth, Diwali and Chhath Puja, women desire to dress up and look their best for each occasion. Be in sync with the latest jewellery trends.

Yash Agarwal, Creative Director and Design Head at Birdhichand Ghanshyamdas Jaipur, and Raminder Singh, Principle Jewellery Designer at BlueStone, list some festive je


Monday, October 15, 2018Dengue scare weaning off, cases 80% down this year

JAMMU: The dengue cases witnessed a sharp decline in Jammu and Kashmir this year as only 62 cases were reported against over 300 such cases reported till this period last year, the health department said.

There is sharp decline in cases of dengue and so far only 62 cases were found positive compared to 307 last year, Deputy director (headquarter), health services, Jammu, Chander Prakash told


Saturday, October 13, 2018In pristine Ladakh, cancer rides on sedentary lifestyle and UV rays

Leh (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 13: The rough terrain, the snow-capped peaks, the winding roads and monasteries -- the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir is the abode of nature's raw and untouched beauty. The region might be a haven for adventure travellers, but all is not well for the local residents.

The high altitude, exposure to excessive ultraviolet (UV) rays, lack of oxygen and the sedenta


Friday, October 12, 2018'Sunday ya Monday, Roz khao ande' ; Clear message on World Egg Day

Kolkata, Oct 12: India can reduce its burden of undernutrition by adding eggs to the diet of its people.

In an exclusive tete-a-tete with TNN, Vice-Chairman of International Egg Commission (IEC) Suresh Chitturi said how India can reduce its burden of undernutrition by adding eggs to the diet of its people on the occasion of World Egg Day today, which is celebrated around the world every year o


Thursday, October 11, 2018Sleeping too much can affect your mental skills: Study

OCTOBER 11: While lack of proper sleep has been known to affect health, a new study has showed that people who sleep less or more than an average of seven to eight hours per night are more likely to develop impairments in their mental skills.

The findings showed that sleep affected all adults equally.

The amount of sleep associated with highly functional cognitive behaviour was the same f


Monday, October 8, 2018Weight loss may lower breast cancer risk for post-menopausal women

Oct 8: Women, please take a note. Losing weight can help lower the risk of developing breast cancer in the post-menopausal stage, a new study has found.

The study, published in the journal CANCER, found that among post-menopausal women, participants who lost weight had a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintained or gained weight.

"Our study indicates that mo


Sunday, October 7, 2018New DNA analysis tool can help forensic experts fight crime

Sydney, Oct 7: Australian scientists have developed a novel test which can reveal the amount of DNA people shed, an advance that would help forensic examiners catch criminals.

The test, using a DNA staining dye, can help forensic examiners at crime scenes determine the last person who made contact with an item.

"We know that some people pass on more of their DNA because when they touch some


Sunday, October 7, 201860 pc of cancer is preventable: Jammu’s Oncologist

Jammu, Oct 7: A Jammu based Oncologist Dr Deepak Abrol on Saturday said that 60 per cent of cancer is preventable.

“It is important to aware the public that about 60 per cent of cancer is preventable and by adopting healthy life styles, leaving tobacco and controlling HPV and HBV through vaccination programs, one can reduce cancer load,” Dr Abrol, Convener of Crabecon Chaturth and CRABETHON-Te


Saturday, October 6, 2018Diabetes may be detected 20 years before diagnosis: Study

Early signs of Type-2 diabetes can be detected 20 years before diagnosis, according to a new research.

Researchers from Aizawa Hospital in Japan found that increased fasting glucose, higher body mass index (BMI) and impaired insulin sensitivity were detectable 10 years before the diagnosis of diabetes as well as prediabetes.

As the vast majority of people with Type-2 diabetes go through the


Friday, October 5, 2018Twitter accounts linked to fake news still thriving: Study

San Francisco, Oct 5: Twitter still remains a hotbed for accounts spreading fake news, suggests a new study that looked into how fake and conspiracy news flourished on the microblogging site both before and after the 2016 US presidential election.

More than 80 per cent of the Twitter accounts linked to spread of disinformation during the 2016 election are still active, said the study by the Kn


Friday, October 5, 2018A glass of wine a day may advance your death

Oct 5: Want to live long? Ditch that daily glass of wine as it can increase your chance of an early death by 20 per cent, say researchers challenging previous claims of its health benefits.

The findings, conducted by the researchers of Washington University School of Medicine in the US, revealed that any potential health benefits of alcohol were outweighed by other risks including heart diseas


Friday, October 5, 2018LMIFW finale to celebrate Section 377 judgement

New Delhi, Oct 5: A 'Rainbow' show celebrating the Supreme Court's decision to repeal the historic Section 377 will bring the curtains down on the finale of the Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week held here in association with NEXA Spring Summer 19.

The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) on Thursday announced a unique inclusivity-themed grand finale for the fashion gala, to be held from Octob


Thursday, October 4, 2018Diabetes ups risks of arthritis, osteoporosis: Study

OCTOBER, 4: Middle-aged with diabetes are at greater risk of developing arthritis and osteoporosis, in addition to increased risk to the heart, a study has found.

Researchers from the Nordsjaellands University Hospital in Denmark have found that people with diabetes are 33 per cent more likely to suffer from osteoarthritis -- a type of arthritis that occurs when flexible tissues at the ends of


Wednesday, October 3, 2018Drinking more water can reduce bladder infections in women

Oct 3: Women who drink about an extra litre-and-a-half of water daily are nearly 50 per cent less likely to suffer from bladder infections, especially in premenopausal stages, a new study has found.

According to researchers from the University of Texas in the US, more fluids help to reduce bacteria and limit the ability of bacteria to attach to the bladder.

"The study is important because m


Wednesday, October 3, 2018Momo festival back in Delhi with new edition

New Delhi, Oct 3: The Momo Festival is back in the capital. The two-day carnival, starting on Saturday, will give momo lovers a chance to indulge in as many as 300 variants from around the country.

In this edition of GoBuzzinga Momo Festival by Maggi Hot & Sweet Sauce, to be held at Ansal Plaza mall, there will be a variety to choose from -- Thai to Prawn momos, chocolate to Afghani momos, or


Tuesday, October 2, 2018'Morning Free Meals' scheme introduced in Govt School in TN

Coimbatore, Oct 2: For the First Time in Tamil Nadu, “Morning Free Meals” Scheme has been introduced in Government School at Urumandampalayam, near Thudiyalur in this district.

The new scheme was inaugurated during joint celebrations of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Karmaveerar Kamarajar 105th memorial day, Inauguration of Thiruvalluvar Statue, Planting Seedlings and Distributio


Tuesday, October 2, 2018Can chiropractic care cause vision loss?

New York, Oct 2: Do you seek chiropractic care for back pain relief? Beware, the alternative to medicine that treats problems with the musculoskeletal system could result in vision problems and bleeding inside the eye, a study claims.

The word chiropractic comes from Greek words "cheir" (hands) and "praxis" (practice). As the name suggests, it is a hands-on therapy.

Chiropractic manipulatio


Tuesday, October 2, 2018Be bridesmaid ready with glowing skin, shiny hair

New Delhi, Oct 2: It's not just the bride who deserves to look best on her wedding day, but also the bridesmaids. Follow some quick ways to get flawless skin and smooth hair.

Swati Kapoor, Co-founder of SoulTree and Rajni Ohri, Founder of Ohria Ayurveda list down some ways:

* Prep your skin: To keep one's skin healthy, regular skin cleansing and exfoliating are critical. This helps keep por


Monday, October 1, 2018Daily exercise helps remove toxic proteins from muscles

Oct 1: Regular exercise helps in removing toxic proteins in muscle cells that can lead to atrophy and muscle weakness, says a new study.

The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, showed that the lack of muscle stimulus results in a build-up of inadequately processed proteins in muscle cells.

"Daily exercise sensitises the autophagic system, facilitating the elimination of pr


Saturday, September 29, 2018Bad food habits can lead to cancer: Nutritionist

Sep 29: Enrich your diet with green tea, curcumin, pomegranate, and broccoli -- rich in polyphenol -- to keep cancers at bay, a nutritionist said, cautioning that unhealthy eating habits leads to cancer.

"The key could be in the food we eat and in its antioxidant properties, especially regarding polyphenols," head of clinical nutrition of Mexico's General Hospital Vanessa Fuchs told EFE on Fri


Friday, September 28, 2018Idli, dosa will outlast pizza, burgers: Vice President

Panaji, Sep 28: Indian food is time tested and in the long run idli, sambar and dosa will phase out pizzas and burgers globally, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday.

"...the food of India is time tested. It is attracting international attention... Your idli, your sambar, your dosa are becoming international. Pizzas and burgers will not be able to stand before them in the long run,"


Thursday, September 27, 2018Eating cocoa may boost your Vitamin D intake: Study

Sep 26: Love chocolates or other products containing cocoa? A new study has found that foods rich in cocoa, such as cocoa butter, cocoa beans, cocoa powder, dark chocolates, may improve your vitamin D intake.

Vitamin D comes in two types -- vitamin D2 and D3. While, vitamin D3 is produced in the human skin through exposure to the sun, the rest is ideally consumed through food such as fatty fis


Sunday, September 23, 2018Transforming herself with raw food, 76 yrs 'young' American lady wants to learn Yoga from Modi

New Delhi, Sep 23 : Transforming herself physically and mentally by adapting raw food as her complete diet, 76-year-old 'young' American celebrity Annette Larkins is so astonishingly slim and active that she beats the teenagers.

Larkins, who is globally known as 'Raw Queen', proves the proverb right that 'age is just a number'. Larkins belongs to Miami of Florida. At the age of 21, she changed