5 hard truths about health

The way we look must go hand-in-hand with the way we feel inside our bodies and minds It’s fascinating how much information is out there about health. Diets, programmes, superfoods, vitamins, minerals, cleanses are a dime a dozen today and it’s easy to fall prey to the ones that offer the best promise. Irrespective of […]

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World Hypertension Day 2017: Managing Weight to Control High Blood Pressure

Globally, World Hypertension Day is organised and celebrated each year on 17th May. The event is dedicated to creating awareness around the medical condition of Hypertension. Weight gain and Hypertension are intrinsically linked and for several years experts have advised that controlling weight gain is key to managing Hypertension. Dr Vinay Bhardwaj, Head of Quantitative […]

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Can Tomatoes Help Fight Stomach Cancer?

When one talks about miracle foods that may help treat or manage cancer better, tomato is the top choice among experts with respect to stomach cancer. A study conducted in the year 2013 and published by the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health concluded that consumption of large amounts of tomato products […]

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Load Up on Dietary Vitamin D to Lower Risk of Early Menopause

Blame it on one’s lifestyle or genes, but early menopause is becoming a common problem among many women across the globe. According to reports, early menopause affects about 10 per cent of women and is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and early cognitive decline. So how can it be prevented? Well, it […]

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Cinnamon for weight loss: Does it really work?

Cinnamon for weight loss: Does it really work? Cinnamon seems to be having its fifteen-minute fame as the most popular superfood for losing weight. Everyone from overweight aunties to fit friends are recommending it to tone the body. But is there any truth in their claims? Does this food too, like many others, won’t last […]

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NIH research improves health for people with asthma

May is Asthma Awareness Month, and the National Institutes of Health is finding solutions to improve the health of the nearly 25 million people in the United States who currently have asthma. In recent decades, the prevalence of asthma has been increasing, resulting in millions of urgent medical visits and missed days of work and […]

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