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Tips for keeping your heart healthy!

Tips for keeping your heart healthy!

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 and unwanted stress ultimately leads to a troubled heart, so to say. Here are some tips for a healthy... read more »

Hand dryers ‘worse for germ spread’

Hand dryers ‘worse for germ spread’

High-powered hand dryers may seem ultra-hygienic but spread more germs than paper towels, research has shown. Scientists at the University of Leeds found that airborne germ counts around jet air dryers were 27 times higher than they were in the vicinity of paper towel dispensers. Researchers... read more »

Recipe: Lasagna with meat sauce

Recipe: Lasagna with meat sauce

Ingredients: – 1 lb ground mutton – 3/4 lb bulk pork sausage – 3 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce – 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste – 2 garlic cloves, minced – 2 teaspoons sugar – 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning – 1 teaspoon salt – 1/2 teaspoon pepper... read more »

Burned out? Here’s how you can bounce ba...

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 not take a break in time, it starts affecting one’s work performance and even relationships with family... read more »

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Sleeping pills up risk of heart attacks by 50pc

Sleeping pills up risk of heart attacks by 50pc

London –  A new study suggests that sleeping pills taken by tens of thousands of Britons can increase the risk of heart attacks by up to 50 percent. Scientists found that zolpidem, which is... read more »

Health and wealth `more strongly connected` than previously believed

Health and wealth `more strongly connected` than p...

Washington – A team of researchers have suggested that health and wealth may be more strongly connected than previously believed. The group... read more »

New causes of diabetes discovered

New causes of diabetes discovered

Washington –  Researchers have discovered two new genetic causes of neonatal diabetes. The new research by the University of Exeter Medical School has... read more »

8 million lives saved since tobacco warning issued 50 y...

8 million lives saved since tobacco warning issued 50 yrs ago

Washington, Jan. 8 (ANI): A new study estimates that 8 million lives have been saved in the US because of anti-smoking measures that started 50 years ago... read more »

Sugar-sweetened beverage tax could curb obesity and dia...

Sugar-sweetened beverage tax could curb obesity and diabetes in India

Washington – A sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax can help reduce the rise in obesity and type 2 diabetes rates in India, a new study has... read more »

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