Monday, April 23, 2018

Homecoming of forgotten foods

By Vandana Shiva India is the land of diversity. Indigenous agriculture systems are based on biodiversity of crops, animals and trees. This biodiversity has sustained...

‘Laughter with exercise may boost health in older adults’

Incorporating laughter into a physical activity program may improve older adult's mental health, aerobic endurance and confidence in their ability to exercise, according to...

Top healthy food for active lifestyle

By Deepa Gupta We eat to live. But we also need to eat the right food to stay fit. While there are countless variety of...

Does apple cider vinegar make you lose weight?

You have ever searched the Internet for weight loss information, you would have definitely come across the following tip: Apple cider vinegar has been...

Indian women consume 14% less protein than men: Report

New Delhi: Indian women consume 14 percent less protein compared to men, while overall fat consumption of women has increased over the last year,...

Eating slowly may help you lose weight

Trying to shed those extra kilos? Chewing slowly and refraining from eating for two hours before bedtime may help, scientists say. Changes in eating habits...

Delhi government to introduce daily ‘happiness’ classes in schools

New Delhi: In view of recent incidents of murder, rape and physical violence in school campuses, the Delhi government is introducing daily ‘happiness’ classes...

There’s hope for cancer patients. A new way to kill liver cancer cells and...

Delaware: Scientists have found a new way to kill liver cancer cells and inhibit tumor growth. They have developed a two-way process to achieve...

The steady but precarious move towards universal health coverage

By Dhruv Pahwa and Vyoma Dhar Sharma New Delhi: The National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) is commendable, both in terms of quantum of funds...

Hot tea increases esophageal cancer risk in smokers and drinkers

Drinking tea when it is too hot may increase the risk of esophageal cancer in those who smoke cigarettes and consume alcohol daily, a...