Beat the summer heat with these 10 cool tips

The scorching sun and heat waves announce the arrival of summer season. With the arrival of summer, you get worried about how to tackle or combat the unbearable heat. Sweating, dehydration, skin irritation, heat stroke, and suntan are common disturbing...

Alert! Supermarket groceries may carry more germs than your toilet!

Washington: Groceries from supermarkets may host more germs than the toilet in your home, say experts who have warned that harmful microbes may be invading homes in many ways, posing serious health risks. According to Charles Gerba, microbiologist at t...

Experts gauge if art and other creative pursuits can keep Parkinson’s...

Vishwanath R Kantak at the ongoing exhibition. Pic/Bipin Kokate Over 35 canvases of geometric patterns, woven with spiritual motifs, adorn the walls of Gallery no 2 at the Jehangir Art Gallery. A massive metallic sculpture of a falcon, at the centre of...

Not just the West, sexual act of stealthing common in India...

In 2008, Chetan Bhagat's bestselling novel, One Night At A Call Centre, was made into the Hindi film, Hello. One scene involved the heroine asking a sensible pre-coital question to her boyfriend: "Do you have a condom?" While the scene stayed, the 'c'...

Video games may help combat depression

Representational Pic New York: Feeling depressed? Beat the blues by playing video games, touted as viable and effective treatment for depression, researchers said. They help in brain training. The findings showed that playing the specifically designed ...

Gastric medications may up risk for bacterial infection

New York: People using gastric acid suppression medications may be at a higher risk of bacterium infection that can cause diseases ranging from diarrhoea to life-threatening colon inflammation, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, warned. Infec...

Sponsored article: Top moringa seeds benefits that you must know

The pods of the drumstick tree or the moringa tree are the source for moringa seeds, which have been known to be extremely beneficial for one’s health. These seeds are quite similar to small beans when they become dry and hard, but are quite tend...

John Abraham promotes heart wellness at an event

Dr. Aashish Contractor and John Abraham at the eventHeart attack happens to be one of the most common causes of death in recent times. Irrespective of age, people seem to fall prey to chronic heart ailments, many of which even turn out to be fatal. Als...

Health: A look at Tuberculosis, the global epidemic

Tuberculosis or TB typically attacks the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. It is spread through the air when people who have an active TB infection cough, sneeze, or otherwise transmit respiratory fluids through the air. Most infecti...

Fed up of night-time toilet trips? Cut salt in your diet

London: There is good news for people who need to wake up one or more times during the night to go to the toilet. Researchers have found that simply cutting back on salt intake can reduce such night-time trips. The need to pee at night or nocturia aff...