Tag: Health

Bruce Lee
Drinking too much water killed this celebrity, the new study claims

Hypernatremia is defined as excessively high sodium levels in the blood. Sodium is required for many functions, including muscle contraction, nerve impulse generation, and fluid balance.

  • Thursday, 24 November 2022
Naveen Patnaik
Odisha introduces AMLAN to eradicate anaemia

Launching the programme on a virtual platform, the Chief Minister said it is the state's own programme for making the state free from anaemia, especially women and children.

  • Wednesday, 23 November 2022
Digital Eye Strain
Computer and phone strain: Here is how to take care of your eyes

You most likely use screens for almost everything, whether to work, relax, or simply keep up with daily life. If your eyes feel dry and tired at the end of the day, your vision is blurry, or your head, neck, and shoulders ache, your time spent on digital devices may be to blame.

  • Monday, 21 November 2022
OMG: Cooking at high temperature can cause cancer, what else?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) cancer is the leading cause of death accounting for almost 1 in 6 deaths all over the globe. A mutation, or change in the DNA inside your cells, is the chief cause of cancer. Genetic mutations are often inherited but can also occur after birth as a result of environmental factors.

  • Monday, 21 November 2022
5 myths about diabetes you must know to stay healthy
5 myths about diabetes you must know to stay healthy

Banana is not just safe but recommended for people with diabetes as it is mineral-rich and helps prevent high BP too

  • Saturday, 19 November 2022
Feel like vomiting, ginger will rescue; and other secret benefits

There have been numerous studies suggesting ginger, especially gingerol and shogaol classes of compounds, has a wide range of medicinal effects.

  • Saturday, 19 November 2022
House Plants
Purify the air in your house amid high pollution by keeping these plants

An easy and inexpensive way to reduce indoor pollution is with houseplants. Potted plants are known to reduce the number of air particulates in a room because they purify the air.

  • Friday, 18 November 2022
Brain Function
These seven essential nutrients can improve your brain function

Your diet has an impact on how well your brain functions and can enhance certain mental abilities like memory and concentration. You can include the following nutrients in your diet.

  • Friday, 18 November 2022
Don’t allow your kids to swallow toothpaste: Here’s why?

Though your kids don’t ingest toothpaste deliberately, there are some side effects if over-consumed. So, here’s what happens when your kids consume excess toothpaste.

  • Friday, 18 November 2022
Best home remedies for getting relief from acidity and heartburn

The excessive production of stomach acid is referred to as the medical condition known as acidity. The stomach glands produce this acid, which aids in food digestion. Acid reflux or acidity can result from excess acid.

  • Friday, 18 November 2022
AIIMS to start 'Smart Card' facility instead of cash at counters for patients
AIIMS to start 'Smart Card' facility instead of cash at counters for patients

The AIIMS Finance Division, in collaboration with the SBI, will introduce 'AIIMS Smart Card' facility from April 1, 2023.

  • Friday, 18 November 2022
How bad is bread for your diet and why avoid it

Bread is a staple food globally and an essential component of many meals. It comes in a variety of forms, including white bread, whole wheat bread, multigrain bread, and sourdough bread.

  • Thursday, 17 November 2022
Fatima Sana Shaikh
Fatima Sana Shaikh is battling with Epilepsy: Know the causes, and symptoms of this disorder

According to WHO, epilepsy affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, making it one of the most common neurological diseases.

  • Thursday, 17 November 2022
Intermittent fasting
Proven benefits of intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) is an eating pattern that alternates between fasting and feeding. You set a time window for eating, eat only within that window, and fast the rest of the time. A pattern of eating, rather than a diet, describes intermittent fasting.

  • Wednesday, 16 November 2022
Fitness Band
Buying a Smart Band? Here is what you can get at a pocket friendly price

Here we bring you best budgeted Smart Bands that can help to keep track of your daily activities to remain fit as a fiddle.

  • Wednesday, 16 November 2022
Five meditation methods for workplace

Professionals working in a 9-5 are often not able to find time for meditation. These methods can help you meditate even while working.

  • Wednesday, 16 November 2022
High Cholesterol
High cholesterol? Try these alternative foods to control it

Cholesterol is a fat-like substance present in our blood that has an important role in many biological functions of our body, but the excess of it can be harmful in numerous ways that might be unknown to us. Most foods that are rich in cholesterol also contain high sugar, saturated fat, and sodium which cause many diseases.

  • Wednesday, 16 November 2022
Red Wine
Red wine may be good for health, experts opine

For millennia, red wine has been a component of social, religious, and cultural gatherings. People have long believed that red wine is good for your health, especially when combined with a healthy diet.

  • Wednesday, 16 November 2022
These health benefits of sipping warm water with honey may surprise you

Honey offers many health benefits and if it is added to warm water, then it works as a magic potion.

  • Tuesday, 15 November 2022
Foods high in fats, carbs and protein
Avoiding these foods after sunset is good for gut, says Ayurveda

Time matters! Eating unhealthy foods definitely makes you ill but eating healthy foods at the wrong time can also have adverse effects. So, let food be the only medicine!

  • Friday, 11 November 2022
Monkey Pox
Monkeypox linked to acute heart problem in 1st case study

More than 50,000 monkeypox cases have been recorded in the global outbreak.

  • Saturday, 03 September 2022
WHO Chief
Overlapping crises accelerating health inequality: WHO

In almost every country, the gap between rich and poor is getting wider and the global cost of living crisis is driving more people into poverty, Tedros said.

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
Odisha’s Rambo
Bodybuilding At 72 years | Age No Bar

Bodybuilding At 72 years | Age No Bar

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  • Wednesday, 06 April 2022
Malati Devi From Cuttack
Odisha Nonagenarian Still Going Strong By Making Handicrafts From Waste In Cuttack

Anyone who knows Malati Devi can never cross Bidanasi in Cuttack without dropping for some moments at her house. At this ripe age, she is not only going strong, but has been a living example of self reliance.

  • Wednesday, 10 November 2021
Doses of ‘healthy’ drinks keep morning walkers happy

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The growing awareness about health and fitness among the Twin City denizens is not only limited to morning walks, marathons and cyclothons but has got deep into their regular lifestyle by way of diet and drinks that help them keep fit. The rows of stalls selling health drinks near parks and walking tracks are […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Senior citizens in Bhubaneswar walk for fitness and better health

Bhubaneswar: Vindicating the statement ‘Health is Wealth’, hundreds of senior citizens walked from Master Canteen to Ram Mandir in Bhubaneswar in a walkathon organised by Lyflink and Sports Science India. The motive behind organising such a walkathon is to make the senior citizens aware about growing health and fitness issues. “One kilometre of walking is […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Wild elephants stray into community health centre in Odisha

Jharsuguda: Residents of Kolabira in Jharsugura district were in a state of panic after three wild elephants strayed into the community health centre today. The herd of the pachyderms reportedly destroyed some houses in Kolabira as well. On being informed, the Forest department officials rushed to the spot and drove away the elephants into Tureikela […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Jaga & Kalia's discharge: Odisha Health Minister, doctors to visit AIIMS

Bhubaneswar: Health Minister Pratap Jena will leave for Delhi tomorrow along with a team of five doctors to find out whether separated conjoined twins Jaga & Kalia are fit enough to be brought back to Odisha. “The health condition of Jaga and Kalia has improved a lot. Tomorrow along with a 5-member team I am […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Minor boys pushed from moving train in Odisha

  Rayagada: Two minor boys suffered serious injuries after being pushed by an unidentified miscreant from Koraput- Vishakhapatnam train near Leligumma under Kashipur block of Rayagada district today. The victims have been identified as Santosh Nayak and Lochan Nayak from Dabuda village under Tikiri police station. Both of them have been admitted to the district […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Encephalitis toll reaches 82; OSD says situation grim

Malkangiri: The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) reached 82 with three more deaths reported in the district today even as the government admitted the situation has remained grim for last three-four days. Ramesh Padiami of Daniguda succumbed to the killer disease while undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital in the morning while […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Health minister to see Parala Maharaja in Chennai hospital today

Bhubaneswar: Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak will visit Chennai on Thursday to enquire about the health condition of the Parala Maharaja Gajapati Narayan Deb, who has been admitted to Apollo Hospital in Chennai for treatment. On Wednesday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had directed the Health Minister to visit Chennai and take stock of the king’s […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Woman Sleeping
Calcium essential for deep sleep: Study

Washington: If you are having sleepless nights, blame it on calcium deficiency as a key calcium channel has been identified as responsible for deep sleep, says new study. The study also gives us a clue to understanding both normal and abnormal waking brain functions. “It is the same brain, same neurons and similar requirements for […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Your slim figure is because of your skinny genes, claims study

London: It’s not only healthy food and exercise, but skinny genes that hold the key ‘to staying slim’, say researchers who found that slim people have a genetic advantage when it comes to maintaining their weight. The study, led by University of Cambridge researchers, looked at why some people manage to stay thin while others […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Change in lifestyle may reduce diabetes risk, says study

New York: If you are suffering from diabetes, then following some lifestyle and health factors may prove to be good for your heart and can help prevent disorders, says a new study. The study showed that individuals who were in the recommended, ideal ranges for at least four of Life’s Simple seven health factors had […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Can fasting improve your overall health?

New York: Fasting may not be just a religious or political practice. It may actually protect you against age-related diseases and improve your overall health, researchers say. The study, led by a team from the University of California-Irvine (UCI), found that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
63% Indians want to replace meat with plant-based food: Report

New Delhi: As the country grapples with health-related issues such as diabetes, healthier food choices might be the flavour of the season with a poll showing that around 63 per cent Indians (now want) eat plant-based food in place of meat. An Ipsos report ‘Food Habits of Indians: Ipsos Study’ observed that Indians are making […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Higher use of social media linked to depression in girls: Study

London: Teenage girls who spend more time on social media have a higher risk of depression than boys, a study has found. Researchers led by Yvonne Kelly from the University College London (UCL) found that almost 40 per cent of girls who spend more than five hours a day on social media show symptoms of […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Christmas meal linked to high cholesterol level: Study

London: While we all love to binge on rich, palatable Christmas meals, its consumption in large quantities may boost cholesterol levels, researchers have warned. The study showed that right after the Christmas break, butter and cream in Christmas foods boost cholesterol levels more than assumed and that levels are 20 per cent higher than in […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Mindfulness strategies may help shed excess weight

London: Mindfulness training could be the key to support weight loss in individuals with obesity, thereby facilitating healthier eating behaviours, as per a new study. Mindfulness is a mind-body practice where individuals learn to achieve heightened awareness of their current state of mind and immediate environment in the present moment. The study showed that individuals […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Probiotics might help in treating bipolar disorder

New York: A probiotic supplement may help reduce inflammation of the gut, which is known to exacerbate bipolar disorder as well as other psychiatric mood disorders, say researchers. Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition characterised by dramatic shifts in mood from depression to mania. According to the study, by Faith Dickerson from Sheppard Pratt Health […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021