US state legislature lifts yoga ban but says no to namaste

The bill also aims to anglicise the 5000-year old practice and states that all the postures, exercises and stretching techniques will have only have English names. More than 6 years…

Corona Outbreak – Indian scientist in Australia SS Vasan brings world closer to finding a vaccine even as toll in China increases

MELBOURNE: In a major breakthrough for global pre-clinical response to the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak, a team led by an overseas citizen of India has grown the first batch of…

Corona: New Virus from China – Everything you need to know about this deadly infection; 25 Indians trapped in epicenter Wuhan, China

A newly identified coronavirus has been spreading in China, and has now reached several other countries. As the number of confirmed cases and deaths continue to rise, health officials are…

Hemp Oil Can Help Relieve Chronic Pain

NEW DELHI: Hemp oil is extracted from the plant called "Cannabis Sativa". Despite the fact that it is a similar plant from which marijuana (hemp's infamous cousin), people have finally started realizing its benefits. The difference between the two is especially crucial for those who want to keep any mind-altering substances at bay; on that note, it is important to note that hemp is the non-mind-altering version of the cannabis plant.

Stress in early life extends lifespan in worms: Study

Washington: Some stress at a young age may actually lead to a longer life, according to a study conducted in worms. Researchers at the University of Michigan in the US…

Rest can reduce PTSD symptoms: Study

London: A period of rest following a traumatic event could reduced the subsequent development of involuntary ‘memory intrusions’, one of the hallmark symptoms in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new…

More Indians prefer physical well being over mental: Survey

New Delhi: A majority of Indians, at 75 per cent, are preoccupied about their physical wellbeing, over mental wellbeing at 62 per cent, a survey by global market reseach agency…

Butterscotch spiked whisky say cheers to good life

The overtly masculine image of amber liquid sloshing gently on rocks of ice as gentlemen hold their glasses and clouds of cigar smoke swirl around is changing rapidly with whisky brands tapping into a diverse customer base and experimenting with flavors as diverse as coffee and tea.

Why women gain weight after pregnancy decoded

Ladies, take note! A steady weight gain even after pregnancy may be a result of your lifestyle choices, such as eating your child’s leftovers and spending more time in sedentary…

Yoga may help combat depression: study

Participating in yoga and deep breathing classes twice a week along with home practice may effectively reduce the symptoms of depression, a new study claims. The findings provide support for…

Autism: Separating myths from reality

Vaibhav (name changed) sits on the sofa, walks to the door and flops back to the couch. The drill continues as he mumbles to himself. The mannerisms of Vaibhav (35),…

Tomato extracts can fight stomach cancer: study

Tomato extracts can inhibit the growth and malignant cloning of stomach cancer cells, according to a new study that paves the way for novel therapies to treat the deadly disease.…

New potential breast cancer drug identified

Scientists, including an Indian-American researcher, have identified a molecule that can help treat breast cancer, giving hope to patients who have become resistant to traditional therapies. The first-in-class molecule shuts…

Acupuncture for hair loss: How does it help?

There is probably nothing more frustrating than witnessing the gradual thinning of your crowning glory, while you stand there helplessly, taking out the strands of your hair stuck in the…

4 best stretches to do after cycling

01. Stretching is important for cyclists Cycling is a fun activity, which offers multiple health benefits. It is good for weight loss, heart and mental health. But spending long hours…

5 diseases you can catch in the swimming pool

01. Love swimming? You need to read this Swimming is not just a great way to get respite from the scorching summers but it also makes for a great aquatic…

Weight loss: One thing that everyone got wrong about the Paleo diet

The Paleo diet, also known as the caveman diet, is one of the hottest diet trends around the globe today. This diet is based upon the idea of eating food…

Weight loss: Lose weight in your sleep by doing these 5 things

01. Lose weight in your sleep If you are tired of monitoring your diet and panting on the treadmill every day, we have another extremely unique and foolproof method of…

Internet-connected devices put kids at greater risks

London: Forget screen addiction as there is a new threat to keeping children safe in the digital era: Internet of Things (IoT) devices. According to researchers, children need protection when…

Working out at home as effective as gyming

London: If you are not finding time to hit the gym, do not worry. Researchers have found that working out at home not only saves your time, cost and access…