Tag: Health

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
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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