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No more Boring gym routines, anymore!

tired at the gymHow would you feel, if you were given the choice between working out just one day in the gym as opposed to working out 7 consecutive days that too with the same result? Awe-struck, right? Jan Helgerud, of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, is of the opinion that the intensive work out designed for Olympic level athletes can very . . .

Will you please stand up!

people standing up“Go sit in that corner”, is a common line that adults use while admonishing their children. Irrespective of whether you are an adult or child reading this, you are bound to have sat in that proverbial corner atleast a few times. But research now has shown that sitting in corners, chairs, sofa’s… or just sitting for a long period of . . .

The Great Indian Mediclaim Circus – a case of perplexed interpretations.

Given the growth Health Insurance has shown, coupled with its potential in the evolving socio-economic environment in India, Mediclaim as it is popularly known in India remains the top story with all forms of the press. News/columns/opinions in the media quote consumer forums, government bodies as well as 'experts talking about the various opportunities, challenges that Health Insurance consumers face in India. Given the growth Health Insurance has shown, coupled with its potential in the evolving socio-economic environment in India, Mediclaim as it is popularly known in India remains the top story with all forms of the press. News/columns/opinions in the media quote consumer forums, government bodies as well as 'experts talking about the various opportunities, challenges that Health Insurance consumers face . . .

When to eat What ?

food“Eat your greens”, “eat your cereals”, “don’t forget to drink milk and eat those eggs, calcium is important after all”, “Oh! You just have to eat those beans, they are an amazing source of proteins!” No one is spared from these statements, which brings us to the question, “When to eat what?” Sure, everyone is telling us what to eat, but . . .

Rohit Bal suffers from Heart attack and undergoes Emergency Angioplasty

India’s best known Fashion Designer Rohit Bal suffered from a heart attack on Tuesday morning. He received clot busting drugs from his family physician and was later shifted to Medanta Hospital where ECG and other tests were performed which showed massive damage to his heart muscles. He was supposed to undergo Angiography on Wednesday to examine the damage and to . . .

Flexible work schedules for healthy employee's!

Imagine a workplace where you had flexible deadlines, flexible timings… in short a flexible work schedule itself! It would be great, wouldn’t it? Researchers from Durham University, in England have proven that Flexibility in work schedules boosts employee health! According to Review lead author, Kerry Joyce; workplaces with strict work schedules tend to add to the employee’s health risk. Strict work . . .

Osteoporosis is affecting the young!

Do you belong to the majority of people who think that bone diseases will affect only the old people? Don’t worry; there are a lot of others, who think the same! But you might be shocked to find that doctors are now warning against bone diseases such as Osteoporosis affecting even the young. Indian women as young as 20 years old are being affected by the disease today, primarily due to their sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy diets which lack sorely in calcium. Calcium is needed by the body to maintain healthy bones, and also to prevent bone diseases such as brittle bones and osteoporosis. A recent study conducted by Hinduja Hospital, has found that women with a low BMI (body mass index) are more prone to suffering from Osteoporosis, especially after menopause!osteoporosisDo you belong to the majority of people who think that bone diseases will affect only the old people? Don’t worry; there are a lot of others, who think the same! But you might be shocked to find that doctors are now warning against bone diseases such as Osteoporosis affecting even the young. Indian women as young as 20 years old . . .

Now, SMS 'BLOOD' to save lives!

blood donorWhat with all reality show participants begging you to SMS for them, just so that you can help them win a competition. But now you can do much more than help someone win a competition, now you can save lives with just a simple SMS! Don’t believe it, read on. Picture an accident, with the victim losing blood profusely! You rush . . .

Symptoms you shouldn’t ignore when it comes to your heart!

heartFormer U.S. president Bill Clinton recently underwent surgery for a heart procedure. The 63 year old, was admitted to the New York-Presbyterian Hospital for the placement of two stents in a coronary artery! While the news came as a shock to the world, it was a routine procedure for the doctors at the hospital, as Clinton had earlier undergone a . . .

Chocolate is Healthy!

Chocolate is good!Please steel yourself! For the following news might just elate you beyond control! An analysis of an already available report stated that Chocolate; yes the brown slab of chocolaty heaven, may reduce your chances of suffering a stroke! The report further stated that our beloved chocolates contain Flavonoids, a type of anti-oxidant that is known to prevent stroke and also reduce . . .

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