Meditation can help you make fewer mistakes

Washington: While it is believed that there is no aspect of life that cannot be improved by meditation, a study found that it could also help you to become less error-prone. Meditation can offer a way to make you less error-prone, study says. The research, published in — Brain Sciences — tested how open-monitoring meditation – or, More...

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By Manish Sen On Saturday, November 9th, 2019

More exercise after 60 decreases stroke, heart disease risk

Washington: As people age, they tend to lower the physical activity but they should work out more in order to prevent heart disease and stroke. Older people should up their exercise levels once they hit 60 to help More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Diabetes may distract women from cancer screenings

The burdens of managing a chronic disease like diabetes may lead women to skip recommended cancer screenings, researchers say. A woman checking her blood sugar level. An analysis of data from studies over two decades More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

India’s worst-hit state for encephalitis turning a tide

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh): Seven-year-old Aryan Singh could have met the same fate as his cousin, who died seven years ago because the nearest hospital was too far. Pushpa Devi sits by the bed of her son Aryan Singh, More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 1st, 2019

Public health emergency declared in Delhi as air pollution at year’s worst

New Delhi: Authorities in New Delhi declared a public health emergency on Friday and closed schools and all construction activity until next week as air pollution in the city hit its worst level this year. Representative More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 1st, 2019

Face masks not a long-term solution to Delhi’s air quality, say experts

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday distributed face masks to school students as part of efforts to tackle air pollution but doctors said that the masks were not a solution to the problem of More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Over 80 pc adolescents in India suffer from hidden hunger: UNICEF

Mumbai: Over 80 per cent adolescents in India suffer from “hidden hunger”, a form of undernutrition, and less than 10 per cent of boys and girls consume fruits and eggs daily, according to a new UNICEF More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Avocados beneficial in managing obesity, diabetes: Study

Washington: Avocados known to be a delicious and satisfying food can according to researchers also help in delaying or preventing diabetes. Prof. Paul Spagnuolo. Credit: University of Guelph For the first time, More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, October 28th, 2019

Eating one avocado per day can keep bad cholesterol at bay

Washington: Contrary to popular belief, not apples but eating avocados a day may keep bad cholesterol at bay, suggest researchers. Eating one avocado every day could reduce a person’s bad cholesterol levels. According More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, October 27th, 2019

Diet change in old age can lead to longer life

New Delhi: A new study has revealed the fact that reduced food intake helps both animals and humans to improve health in their old age which can prolong life. Eating less in old age makes you live longer and better. The More...