Category Archives: Health

Healthy monsoon: Overall health tips everyone must know

New Delhi: Monsoon brings good rainfall, offering much needed relief to people from the scorching heat of the sun. But the rainy season is the also the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes, which in turn lead to vector-borne diseases, such as dengue fever, chikungunya and malaria, affecting a lot of people. Similarly, the onset of monsoon also leads to a spurt in Read More


A new poll shows the health care bill could crush Senate Republicans

  Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images The poll numbers for Senate Republican candidates take an approximately 30-point hit when voters learn they’re supporting their party’s bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, according to a poll set to be released on Friday. The poll found that, in a vacuum, voters in 10 battleground states are split almost evenly about Republican senate Read More


Why Mitch McConnell and the Republicans Can’t Fix Health Care

  Mitch McConnell’s health-care-reform bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, reflects conservatism’s failures when it comes to thinking about health care for Americans. Photograph by Mark Peterson / Redux Mitch McConnell’s decision to postpone a vote on his health-care-reform bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, is a political setback (and perhaps only a temporary one) for Read More


Cinnamon a health pill, says study

Cinnamon, a commonly used spice in Indian recipes, may have some unexpected health benefits. Consumption of around 3gm of cinnamonpowder every day can help reduce obesity and tackle metabolic disorders, shows a first-of-its-kind study on Indians published in the international journal ‘Lipids in Health and Disease’. In a clinical trial conducted in New Delhi’s Fortis Diabetes Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation, Institute of Home Read More


Things That Can Happens When The Body Lacks Protein

A balanced diet is one of the prerequisites to living a healthy living. It not only is important for maintaining a steady and stable body weight, losing fat and building muscle; but it is also for maintaining the various bodily functions like secretion of hormones and enzymes. Protein is derived from the Greek word “proteos”, which means ” the first Read More


How changing weather affects our sleep

The change in weather doesn’t only influence environmental conditions but has a great impact on our sleeping pattern too. As our body prepares to fall asleep, the internal temperature dips and stays on a lower side for a few hours before we wake up. Let’s discuss how different weather conditions impact our sleeping pattern. How hot and humid weather affects Read More


DNA variants that are bad for health may also make you stupid

Could CRISPR give them better health and an IQ boost? Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty By Michael Le Page What makes some people smarter than others? A genetic analysis of families in Scotland, UK, hints that brainer people have fewer DNA mutations that impair intelligence and general health, rather than having more genetic variants that make them smarter. “This is one of Read More


The health care industry doesn’t love Obamacare enough to save it

Pacific Press / Getty Images The health care industry killed Hillarycare in the 1990s and cut deals to shape Obamacare more to its liking in 2009. But now, as Republicans push a sweeping and widely reviled health bill through Congress, the industry has often appeared declawed in the biggest health care fight of the decade. It’s a deliberate strategy, interviews Read More


A yuge week in health care

This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to get VoxCare in your inbox here. Buckle up for an incredibly busy week in health care — both in the Senate and across the states. Senate Republicans are still reportedly Read More


5 ways to keep learning till 90!

Tips to keep your mind active till 90   In her TED talk, Barbara Oakley, professor of engineering at Oakland University, talked about “learning how to learn without procrastinating”. Here’s how to go about it. Unearth your hidden potentials   Use mental powers to discover your hidden potential. Says Oakley, “I was a linguist who hated math and science; I Read More