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Food choices to beat menstrual cramps

Food choices to beat menstrual cramps

Negotiating menstrual pain is part of every woman’s life. While some women resign themselves to the pain, others pop pain killers. Fortunately, research suggests that simple diet changes can help reduce the pain. A study, published in Obstetrics & Gynecology in February 2000, found that... read more »

5 mistakes you make while jogging on tre...

5 mistakes you make while jogging on treadmill

Error # 1 Not having a plan You get on, you push start, and you up the speed. You go until the timer hits your set time limit (or your body is too tired), and you stop. Not only is this workout boring, it’s certainly not pushing you to your highest potential level. Remember, you’ll... read more »

Here’s how to identify types of he...

Here’s how to identify types of headaches

If there were an underdog in the directory of medical symptoms, it would be the headache. “Headaches are often ignored by patients who prefer to self-medicate. They’d rather pop a pill than investigate the cause,” explains physiotherapist Dr Anjana Laungani at her Bandra clinic... read more »

Massive breakthrough: Scientists create ...

Massive breakthrough: Scientists create first new antibiotic in nearly 30 y...

LONDON: In a massive breakthrough, scientists have created the first new antibiotic in more than three decades, Teixobactin, that can treat many common bacterial infections such as tuberculosis, septicemia and C Diff or clostridium difficile colitis. The discovery comes at a time when World Health... read more »

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Irengbam Jenny A healthy heart is the way to healthy living, they say. Quite right! But with sedentary lifestyle, munching on junk food, alcohol consumption, smoking, erratic working hours... read more »

Burned out? Here’s how you can bounce back

All of us reach that point in life when we feel thoroughly exhausted or mentally numb. Experts say that an increasing number of individuals today are getting burned out. And if one does... read more »

Healthy diet helps protect your kidney

Andrew Smyth, MD at National University of Ireland Galway and his colleagues analyzed questionnaires completed by 544,635 participants of the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health... read more »