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World Osteoporosis Day: Lifestyle tips to keep your bones healthy

Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones of a person become extremely weak and fragile. The condition can take a toll on an individual’s health if it is left untreated. World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) is marked on October 20 each year. It seeks to raise global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and related bone diseases. There are a number of factors that increase the risk of […]

Your skin forms memories. A bout of inflammation can train your skin to heal faster

In a recent research, scientists have found that stem cells help skin close recurring wounds faster. The discovery could advance research and treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory diseases. Inflammatory skin diseases are considered to be the most common problem in dermatology. These diseases come in many forms, from occasional rashes to chronic conditions such as dermatitis. The researchers found that these stem cells, which replenish the skin’s outer layer, […]

 
 
 

Wi-Fi Signals Are No Longer Secure, Exposing All Our Wireless Communication Easily To Hackers

Today, researchers revealed details of a new exploit called KRACK (key reinstallation attack), one that takes advantage of a vulnerability in Wi-Fi security to let a third party listen in on communications between two computers or wireless nodes. KRACk takes advantage of holes in key management systems of the WPA2 security protocol, the current gold standard in personal and enterprise Wi-Fi networks. WPA 2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access II) is a […]

World Egg Day: 5 Common Egg Myths Busted

Happy World Egg Day! World Egg Day was established at the IEC Vienna 1996 conference when it was decided to celebrate World Egg Day on the second Friday in October each year. The day is dedicated to help raise awareness of the many health benefits of eggs. Whether you are pressed for time to reach office or your college, and your stomach is growling of hunger, you know what will […]

 
 
 

Aliens visiting? Footage of 'UFO' flying over Yellowstone supervolcano goes viral - Watch

UFO/alien hunters are probably going berserk after a recent video surfaced showing what reports claim to be a UFO zig-zagging over Yellowstone National Park. The CCTV footage shows how a round object first emerged from behind a hill before getting bigger and brighter as it flew higher into the sky. Since the incident took place over a supervolcano, smoke can also be seen emanating from a spot as the ‘UFO’ […]

7 Best Home Remedies To Treat BV (Bacterial Vaginosis)

The vagina is a complex ecosystem, with the good bacteria constantly locking horns with the bad bacteria – and usually winning. But sometimes, this delicate vaginal balance goes for a toss when the bad bacteria outnumber the good bacteria. The result is bacterial vaginosis. Typically, this condition, which affects many women, causes an abnormal vaginal discharge that may be gray or white in color, and watery and thin. You may […]

World Mental Health Day: How companies can ensure mental well-being among employees

Mental well-being is the first step on the ladder towards success. This applies not just in your personal, but professional life as as well. The importance of mental well-being at workplace should be emphasised. October 10 is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is Mental Health in the Workplace. Employers who put in place workplace initiatives to promote mental health and to support employees who have mental disorders […]

How To Increase Platelet Count Naturally

Dropping blood platelet counts can be worrisome, and if you’re currently looking at ways to increase the count naturally, you may be surprised at the sheer number of ways you can help yourself. Natural remedies using easily available foods as well as some lifestyle modifications can go a long way in helping your blood rebuild and the platelet count to be restored to healthy levels. Platelet Counts Of Under 150,000 […]

October 15 beginning of end of world, Earth to witness seven years of natural calamities, claim conspiracy theorists

Conspiracy theorists across the world believe that October 15, 2017, will be the beginning of the end of the world. They further suggest that the recent natural disasters are proof that a supposed Biblical prophecy is coming to pass. David Meade predicts nuclear attacks and hurricanes will destroy the planet – triggered by a mysterious Planet X. According to the conspiracy theorist the world is in for a horrific “seven […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017: 5 simple lifestyle changes that boost prevention

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which aims to increase knowledge of how we can help beat one of the most common cancers in women. Currently, breast cancer is the leading type of cancer among women, replacing cervical cancer. Here’s what you can do to cut your risks: Get moving A US study which looked at 1.4 million participants found that a higher level of physical activity could lower the […]