Smoking long or ultra-long cigarettes more hazardous than normal sized ones

It is no secret that active smoking is a dangerous habit that definitely ups the odds of contracting lung cancer! Now, a new study claims lighting up ultra-long or long cigarettes can increase the risk of developing lung and oral cancer than smoking regular and king-size ones. "We found that of smokers of long or...

5 Natural Home Remedies to get rid of Cough

Winter is accompanied by a lot of health concerns and out of all coughing is one of the most annoying ones. The incessant coughing not only causes discomfort but also irritates your throat passage, making it difficult to swallow your food. There are other reasons that may lead to this condition like...

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...

Want smooth & pretty feet? Follow these foot care tips at home

They carry our weight, take us everywhere we need to go and help us make some serious fashion statement with shoes. Yet most of us don’t have time for a little tender love and care for our dear tootsies! We forget that our feet are exposed to harsh elements on a daily basis and...

Drug Tylenol’s risks – Are you aware?

Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, is a commonly available over-the-counter pain reliever. Incidentally, other available drugs like NyQuil, Robitussin, Excedrin also contain Tylenol. Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, is a commonly available over-the-counter pain reliever. Incidentally, other available drugs like NyQuil, Robitussin, Excedrin also contain Tylenol. But perhaps the risks associated with the drug...

Weak Thyroid in Women ups Autism Risk in Child- Study

Findings of a new study suggest that women with thyroid hormone deficiency are four times more likely to give birth to children with autism vis-à-vis women who do not have this deficiency. In order to arrive at this conclusion, researchers at Houston Methodist Neurological Institute and Erasmus Medical Centre analyzed 4,039 Dutch mothers and their...

10 Simple ways to cut calories & eat less

The easiest way to lose weight is exercising and eating less. But let’s face it. 'Eat less' is a task that’s easier said than done. Well not anymore! Research shows there now exist ways to train your brain to consume less food and stop eating when you are satisfied instead of getting stuffed. Here...

The real Spider man: US toddler survives a third floor fall

Pretending to be the Spider Man, a three year old US toddler, Dylan Hayes amazes people by surviving a third floor fall on Monday. The boy was playing the role of Spider Man at home with a sibling on Monday night while his mother was cleaning carpet when the playtime fun turned out to be...

Wireless pacemaker to be launched in EU

The advent and rapid modernization of technology has made life simple across all walks of life, and medical science is no exception. Heart patients, who require pacemakers to maintain their heart rhythm, are next in line to benefit from the high-tech gadget developed by U.S-based company Nanostim. The company has got a go-ahead to market its...

Increase your happiness quotient with 6 simple measures!

The revered Dalai Lama once said that happiness is not something ready-made! It comes from your own actions. As philosophical as it may appear, we are each responsible for our own happiness and as ludicrous as it may sound, it’s actually really easy to make our heart sing. In fact, we can list six...

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