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...

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...

7 Foods that can help remove black spots from skin

Skin is a clear reflection of your health, so if your skin looks dry, patchy or flake or has black spots, then it’s time to pay heed to your diet and health. Here are few foods that can naturally fix your black spots and give you that beautiful and glowing skin. You...

Soon, ‘artificial pancreas’ to supply insulin to diabetics

Yes, you have heard it right! Not far from now, an artificial pancreas will supply insulin to the diabetics. This magic device will constantly monitor...

Why aspirin helps some and not others

Ever wondered why aspirin works on some and not on others? Well, researchers have just found the answer to this riddle. Researchers including an Indian origin have shed some light on why aspirin benefits some people and not others. Researchers at Duke Medicine developed a blood-based test of gene activity that has been shown to accurately identify...

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Mint

Mint leaves and its various benefits A mint leaves or pudina known for its medicinal properties. It is one of the oldest culinary herbs known to humans. It has remarkable medicinal properties and rich source of polyphenols. It has carminative and antispasmodic properties. Mint has very powerful antioxidant...

Myths, misperceptions and fears about condom use

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Desire closeness with your partner and long for some “good moment” sex but you are petrified about the right contraception method? One of the best contraception methods is using a condom. There are many insecurities and myths about condom use and we at MedGuru try to clear a few “condom facts” for you. Don’t feel...

8 Amazing health benefits of flaxseeds and how to consume them

Flaxseeds are a prized superfood, known for their extensive nutritive values and health benefits. The tiny, nutty and crunchy seeds have gained the status of a superfood lately, but they are actually one of the oldest crops, having been cultivated since the beginning of civilization. Also known as common flax or linseeds,...

Simple Home Remedies for Dry Scalp

Winter days are almost coming to an end now which means your skin and hair are going to go through a change. This change will cause some problems for people with a dry skin. Dry scalp is usually skin that is deprived of natural oils. But it could also indicate an underlying...

Suspension of anti-diabetes drug ‘pioglitazone’ may be withdrawn

The government is set to revoke the suspension order on anti-diabetes drug pioglitazone, imposed late last month. However, pharmaceutical companies selling the drug will be required to carry a box warning indicating the possible risk of bladder cancer. The decision was taken in a meeting of the government's highest advisory body on drugs, the...

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