Amazing health & beauty benefits of good old Amla!

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Given its succulent, sour and bitter taste, your taste buds aren’t likely to jump for joy after biting into the Amla, aka Amalaki or the Indian gooseberry, but this vibrant green colour fruit is packed with herbal goodness. Often consumed raw or as juices, pickles, chutneys, jams and murabbas, amla has been the center of...

Government to launch a project for screening diabetes,blood pressure

The Department of Health and Family Welfare will soon launch a diabetes screening programme for adults in view of the alarming spread of the lifestyle disorder. Under the proposed programme, sugar levels and blood pressure of individuals aged above 30 years will be monitored regularly at primary health centres. The project will be launched in...

Yoga your way to increased concentration:

Practising yoga not only can improve physical stamina, but also plays an important role in improving people’s concentration and accuracy. Researchers in the US discovered that a single session of Hatha yoga significantly improved a person’s speed and accuracy when tested on their working memory and concentration. The experiment: During the experimental yoga sessions participants...

Hypertension drugs may raise breast cancer risk

Hypertension drugs may surely cut the soaring blood pressure levels, but its long-term use may put you at higher risk of breast cancer, researchers say. According to the findings of a new study, long-term use of high blood pressure drugs, called calcium-channel blockers, may raise the risk of breast cancer in older women. The study was...

Some dietary supplements can cause liver damage

According to a new research by the Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network, diet supplements may help you look better but some of them come with an ugly tradeoff- a potential risk of liver damage. Data analysis by liver specialists found that unregulated herbal and dietary supplements were implicated in 20 percent of liver injury cases that...

Here’s the secret to weight loss: Healthy Drinks

People gain weight by consuming more energy than they burn, so consuming fewer cealoris, or energy, can help. However, other factors play a role, such as genetic factors, metabolism, hormones, the type of food you eat, your body type, and lifestyle. Delaying your weight...

7 reason to quit E-Cigarettes

  An e-cigarette is a device that may look like a cigarette, a cigar, a pipe, a pen, or a USB drive. The liquid inside may smell fruity, but it can have a high nicotine content. JUUL devices, for example, look like USB drives. They appeared on the U.S. market in 2015 and are now...

Cheap tea may prove expensive for your heath

People who opt for cheaper supermarket blends of tea could be at a higher risk of bone and teeth problems, researchers, including an Indian origin scientist, have claimed. Black tea and the world's most consumed beverage may contain higher concentrations of fluoride according to researchers at Medical College of Georgia. There could be a...

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