Author Archives: Loknath Das

3 ways to ensure your hand and feet stay warm when it’s cold outside

During the long winter months, it can feel like your hands and feet are constantly cold. This is especially true for those who have poor circulation, and no matter how many layers you wear, your extremities are left feeling frozen. So what can you do to banish the chills? Wisconsin-based Dr John Brill of Aurora Health Care revealed to Mail Online a number of ways Read More

Everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test

  Home pregnancy tests are easy to find and extremely accurate when used correctly. However, there are several things you need to take into consideration when testing for pregnancy using a shop-bought product. Here, we chat to the team at the period-tracking app Clue for the down-low on everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test. When to take a pregnancy Read More

Here’s how a super combo of gut bacteria and broccoli may keep bowel cancer away

Researchers have developed a cocktail of bacteria and cruciferous vegetables that can potentially turn into a targeting system that seeks out and kills colorectal cancer cells. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, after lung and prostate cancer. Although the five-year survival rates for earlier stages of this cancer are relatively good, at later stages survival goes down Read More

Are you overweight or obese? You can now blame it on your genes

You can blame your genes for your obesity as researchers have found 13 genes that carry variations associated with body mass index (BMI). The researchers identified 14 genetic variations in 13 genes, including a risky copy variation — a phenomenon in which sections of the genome are repeated — that causes carriers to weigh 15 pounds more, on average, than Read More

Dear men, there’s good news for you. Yoga can slow down ageing of the brain

Practising yoga regularly can slow down ageing of the brain and help it stay young, claims a study. The study by the researchers of the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), said that yoga might help in prevention of age-related degeneration by changing cardiometabolic risk factors and brain-derived neurotrophic factors among men. A previous study showed that there was Read More

CES 2018: Nokia Sleep Mattress Pad With Home Automation Features Debuts

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia Sleep will go on sale in February It comes with a price tag of $99.95 Nokia Health Mate app has also received Amazon Alexa support While notebooks and TVs have been the primary mainstay of CES 2018, Nokia has ultimately stepped in with its unique heath product that it called Nokia Sleep. As its name suggests, the new device is Read More

How To Make Dahi Without Khatta or Starter, Also Known As Jamun?

Highlights Curd is one of the most versatile dishes one can bring into use This lip-smacking dairy product has many health benefits to offer too Most Indian households generally prefer making dahi than buying Curd, also popularly known as dahi is one of the most versatile dishes one can bring into use; from raita, to dahi ke kebab, dahi bhalla, lassi, Srikhand to dips and so much Read More

8 Incredible Benefits of Peas You May Not Have Known

Let’s admit it, we often underestimate the value of peas. You would often find them in the famous Indian dishes like Matar Paneer or Keema Matar,Aloo Matar or Hara Bhara kebabs, but never walk out praising these green edible pods. It is the flavour of the paneer gravy, or the tender and succulent keema that takes away the cherry. Neither exotic nor rare, peas or matar happens to be one of Read More

Gujarat High Court Directs Schools To Reserve 25% Seats For Poor Children Under RTE Act

Gujarat HC Directs Schools To Reserve 25% Seats For Poor Children NEW DELHI: The Gujarat High Court, yesterday, directed the state government to make sure that schools which are affiliated with the state board should implement the 25 per cent reservation for poor children as per the Right to Education (RTE) Act. The schools have been asked to begin the Read More

Sonam Wangchuk, The Real Life ‘Phunsukh Wangdu’, Plans 800 Crore University In Ladakh

Real Life Phunsukh Wangdu Of 3 Idiots Seeks Rs. 14 Cr Funding For University Plan NEW DELHI: Innovator and educationist Sonam Wangchuk, the real life Phunsukh Wangdu of Aamir Khan-starrer ‘3 Idiots’, aims to set up a skill-based university at a cost of Rs. 800 crore in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. After setting up SECMOL, a non-traditional school Read More