Poor Sleep Dulls Brain : Study

Poor sleep increases the risk of cognitive problems, an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease. A new study published in the journal Brain explains the reason for the link. Just one night of poor sleep can cause an increase in amyloid beta, a brain protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease. And a week of disturbed sleep …

Less Salt, Good Sleep : Study

Tired of waking up at night to use the bathroom? Try cutting your salt intake. According to a Japanese study presented at the European Society of Urology annual meeting, lowering your salt intake could reduce the urge to pee at night.   The problem called nocturia mostly affects people above age 60, and the frequent …

Salt makes you hungry: Study

..not thirsty as is widely believed, according to a study carried out during a simulated mission to Mars by an international group of scientists and published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation The study was based on two separate groups of 10 male volunteers who were sealed into a mock spaceship for two simulated flights …

Run For More Life : Study

Running for an hour can add seven hours to your life. According to a study published in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Disease, people who run tend to live years longer than non-runners. They also have a 25-40 per cent reduced risk of premature mortality.   The study analysed data on 55,000 people over 15 …

Did You Know?

People who spend more than two hours a day on social media are twice as likely to feel socially isolated compared with those who use social media for less than 30minutes a day. The risk was three times greater for those who visited social media platforms 58 times or more a week. -American Journal of Preventive …

How can we stop the rape culture?

A very nice article published in India Today Magazine.  Written By:  Vasu Primlani, Comedian and actor, Mumbai   They tell you that the best way to be safe is to walk outside at a certain time, wear outfits prescribed by men (that they deem will protect you from rape), which buttons to press in a …

Knowledge is the key to happiness

Knowledge is the key to overcome sorrow, pain, grief, depressions, anxiety, fear etc and is also the key to gain happiness, success and spiritual evolution. Insufficient knowledge about a subject leads to sorrow and pain. Right kind of knowledge helps one to overcome them, face the situation aptly and re-establish in peace and happiness.   …

WhatsApp wants help from people

WhatsApp has become the primary medium for communication and lawmakers are unable to hold the platform responsible for spreading fake news or misinformation. WhatsApp is looking for researchers who can help them fight fake news. Since the messaging platform has become the primary source of information and communication for Indians, WhatsApp is looking for research …

Removing wax from ears can be dangerous

Using cotton swabs to remove wax from your children’s ears can be dangerous. The most common injuries are foreign body sensation, perforated ear drum and soft tissue injury. While most patients do not require hospitalisation, damage to the ear drum, hearing bones or inner ear can result in dizziness, balance problems and irreversible hearing loss …

Healthy Lifestyle Tips

Meditation One of the simplest meditation techniques you can try sitting at your desk at work or inside your car is to simply breathe deeply and exhale slowly. While meditation try to stay focused on things that make you feel at ease Sleep Getting enough sleep and the right kind of sleep can help ease …