Absence makes the heart grow fonder

'Out of sight’ is believed to be ‘out of mind’. But, according to new findings, absence does not spur separation, instead it makes relations deeper. The new study, published in the Journal of Communication, found that couples in long-distance relations who video-chat, instant message, telephone or text regularly are more likely to have a stronger...

Easy home remedies for tooth pain

Toothache hurts a lot and at the same time, its excruciating pain is just intolerable. Cavities cause tooth pain, and cavities which are basically bacteria present in the mouth, live on sugary and starchy foods. These bacteria release acids powerful enough to damage your teeth. In case of an unbearable tooth pain, you can...

Sure-shot cures for those nasty New Year hangover!

Glasses clink all night and even those who usually don't overindulge go overboard and pound one too many shots in celebration of the New Year! But a night of total revelry can trigger the dreaded new year hangover that leaves one with a throbbing headache, irritable, parched, weak, woozy, nauseous, red eyed, and feeling...

High blood sugar ups risk of dementia–study

Want to keep dementia at bay? Keep your glucose at a healthy level, caution medics. According to a novel study, a spike in blood-sugar levels, even without diabetes seems to raise the risk of developing dementia, a neurological disorder marked by a progressive decline in mental capabilities. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia...

Grab the attention! Flash those attractive nail tips

Are you mesmerized by your friend’s hands? It’s the well-maintained nails that add the panache to the hands. Well-manicured nails talk of a healthy skin care regime and talk out aloud about a neat and well kept appearance. Want to have such stylish hands read on for our suave Med Guru tips: Leave the cuticles...

Anti-tobacco laws, taxes can yield substantial health benefits – study

The determination to shun the butt will surely bring about substantial health benefits. But improved anti-tobacco laws and raised taxes on cigarettes and bidis can too yield health benefits indirectly, researchers have found. According to the findings of a new research, levying higher taxes on tobacco products and reinstating better anti-tobacco laws can help prevent...

Psoriasis treatment proposed by Biocon

A therapy for treatment of psoriasis has been introduced by Biocon. Psoriasis as we know is a skin disease. Biocon is claiming that its offering provides super safety when compared to any other treatment. Psoriasis is detected when red patches start forming on skin. It is a lifelong condition and has not had a cure...

Grab a bottle of the “granny recommended” Mustard Oil, right away!

Bothered by the odors coming from the kitchen? It maybe the greenish yellow mustard oil being scorched in the pan for cooking purposes. Mustard oil may give off a strong odor on being cooked but it has immense health benefits. Let’s list a few mustard oil properties: It maybe the strong mustard oil flavor that...

Keep personal care things personal! Here’s what not to share!

What do you do when your best friend says, “Can I borrow your eyeliner, lip gloss or soap? Fear that we might just end up looking like germ freaks makes it extremely hard to say no! While sharing of some personal items and products brings about a sense of togetherness, there are others that...

Apollo Hospitals Group in expansion mode

India’s healthcare behemoth, Apollo Hospitals, has chalked out ambitious plans so far its international expansion is concerned. The Chennai –headquartered group has announced that it is contemplating opening up hospitals in Indonesia, Rwanda and Sri Lanka in the near future. It already runs hospitals in Dhaka and Mauritius while another facility is likely to...

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