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Yoga Asanas to Boost Metabolism: 5 Yoga Poses to Increase Your Metabolism and Burn More Calories

You may not think about yoga when you are trying to lose weight. Although doing asanas to slow instrumental music may not burn as much calories as doing aerobic exercises, it will enable your body to burn more calories by increasing your metabolism. Yoga has several health benefits and it can be used… Read more »

City scientist develops non-invasive device to detect anaemia and more

City scientist develops non-invasive device to detect anaemia and more A city-based scientist has developed a device that will detect anaemia, jaundice and oxygen level in a fraction of a second without using a needle. Developed and tried in Kolkata, the device has got Indian patent and is waiting for the… Read more »

Americans Taking More Prescription Drugs Than Ever: Survey

THURSDAY, Aug. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A new survey finds 55 percent of Americans regularly take a prescription medicine — and they’re taking more than ever. Those who use a prescription drug take four, on average, and many also take over-the-counter drugs, vitamins and other dietary supplements, the survey… Read more »

More than 2000 cases filed against prenatal sex determination; reflects poor sex ratio in India

Illegal sonography clinics are still on the run in India. Recently, according to reports by DNA up to 294 cases have been filed in the country against illegal sonography clinic. State authorities across the country under the Pre-conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Technique have filed as many as 2,317 cases in criminal courts,… Read more »

35% women feel more sexually attracted to their partner after exercising together-PureGym

Studies show women are more sexually aroused 15-30 minutes after exercise, as more than a third of men and women feel more sexually attracted to their partner after a workout Studies point to significant increase in physiological sexual arousal following exercise Arousal indicators peak 15 minutes after exercise, and remain… Read more »

Mumbai University misses results deadline again, wants 5 more days now

WITH OVER 2.94 lakh answersheets yet to be assessed, the University of Mumbai missed the Monday deadline set by Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor Ch Vidyasagar Rao. The future of over 4.5 lakh students is now uncertain with the university saying it needs at least five more days to come out… Read more »

Ancient wisdom: Learn more about Chanakya, Vidur and Indian culture at Banaras Hindu University

Do you know what Chanakya Neeti is, or for that matter Vidur Neeti or sage Kamandak’s treatise on military techniques and warfare management? If not, enrol at Bharat Adhyayan Kendra (BAK) of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Varanasi to learn more about ancient Indian streams of knowledge. BAK aims to… Read more »

Young e-cigarette users more likely to become tobacco users, says new study

A recent UK study suggests that teenagers who have tried an e-cigarette are more likely to go on to smoke tobacco cigarettes. The study was led by the University of Stirling along with researchers from the Unversities of St Andrews and Edinburgh, and ScotCen. The team looked at pupils at… Read more »

Hypertension and diabetes kill more people in Delhi than other diseases, says report

Each year, more people die of hypertension and diabetes in Delhi than dengue or malaria, says a new report released on Wednesday. The ‘State of Health of Delhi’ report was released by the NGO Praja Foundation. In 2015, 3,890 hypertension-related and 1,356 diabetes-related deaths were reported from hospitals and dispensaries… Read more »

Planning a weight-loss surgery? Don’t wait till you put on some more kilos

Can you be too fat for a weight-loss surgery? Yes, say researchers. A large new study from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Henry Ford Health System showed that only one in three patients who have the operation succeed in getting their body-mass index (BMI) below 30, the cut-off for… Read more »