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Wish To Keep Your Brain Healthy? Take Care Of Your Heart First

It turns out maintaining low blood pressure does not just help prevent heart attacks — it can also keep your mind sharp. Research presented Wednesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago found that at-risk people whose blood pressure was kept lower than the recommended level had a significant reduction in mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the precursor to dementia. 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

How to keep a family business running after 200 years

Two generations of the Loane family – from left, Bryan Loane, Morgan Loane and Scott Loane The rumours that swirled around the American east coast city of Baltimore in 1895 were grossly inaccurate. The word on the street was that the Loane family business had shut. So Javez Loane, who at the time ran the business that made sails, window Read More

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Researchers have found that boosting activity in the brain’s areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety. Using non-invasive brain imaging, the researchers found that people at risk of anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a brain region responsible for complex mental operations. “These findings help reinforce a Read More

PHE launch ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ campaign to tackle medicinal ‘apocalypse’

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a major new campaign titled ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ in an attempt to stave off the bacterial “apocalypse” that we have so often been warned about in recent months. The move comes after England’s chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, claimed that the growing rate of antibiotic resistance would spell “the end of modern medicine” – with Read More

Keep your kids safe from summer heat

    Parents need to be particular when it comes to children’s health. While it is important to allow them some outing, fun and play, it is equally important to teach them how to take care of their health. Soon, summer will come. Along with it, the heat can put children’s health at risk. So, inculcate few habits in your Read More

15 Iftar meals that keep you satiated and healthy

1. A healthy Ramzan! Ramadan is a beautiful month that teaches you the best lesson of life-a balance between abstinence and indulgence. Fasting through the day without a single drop of water and then thanking Allah and breaking the bread is the lovely tradition that makes this holy month special. But with increase in lifestyle diseases in the past decade, 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

Regular Walking Can Help Keep the Brain Sharp in Elderly

Regular exercising has long been linked to good health. It is probably one of the most inexpensive ways to stay fit. Whether you are pressed on time, or simply can’t seem to muster courage to hit the gym, a short walk to the bus station or your nearby grocery store will always help you reap a bevy of health benefits. Read More

Know in 5 easy steps to keep your phone safe from hackers

Smartphones and other electronic devices aren’t impenetrable vaults.They are required to be protected from human viruses called hackers. Smartphones contain a lot more information apart from contacts, pictures etc. Your email account on the phone, for instance, is a gateway to resetting banking and other sensitive passwords.To lock your phone is as important as to keep your door locked in Read More