Category archives: Science & Technology

World TB Day : Fight against TB goes beyond treatment of the disease

India retains the dubious distinction of being the TB capital of the world since 2008. According to the latest data by the Global Tuberculosis Report 2017, 27 Lakh new cases of TB were reported 2016. At the same time, an estimated 4.3 Lakh people died of TB; this accounts for 26 percent of the Global Death Toll of TB. The battle against TB is one of the most expensive one. […]

Health Benefits of Sugarcane Juice

A glass of chilled sugarcane juice not only quenches our thirst but also invigorates us. Given its popularity to beat the heat, it is no surprise that India is one of the leading producers of sugarcane. It is called by many different names depending on the local language, but the humble sugarcane brings peace to every parched soul. Loaded with abundant carbohydrates, proteins, minerals like calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, and […]

Celebrate World Oral Health Day by taking care of your teeth everyday

Keeping your teeth, gums and mouth clean and healthy is an important part of your daily hygiene routine. In order to create awareness about oral health and the importance of oral hygiene, World Oral Health Day is celebrated globally every year on 20th March. This year, World Oral Health Day is being celebrated “Say Ahh: Think Mouth, Think Health”, Floss regularly No matter how many times in a day you […]

Asteroid to smack into Earth in 2135? NASA says no need to worry

If scientists are to be believed, there are small chances that an asteroid will smack into Earth in 2135, The Washington Post reported. Though chances are there that a lot of living things on the planet might be destroyed due to this but forward-thinking astrophysicists have a plan to deal with this. According to an IANS report, in order to deal with potential asteroid impact, NASA has drawn up plans […]

Did you know that you can die of sleep apnea?

It is common knowledge that human beings need about 7 to 8 hours of sleep — and not just to feel good or to do away with those under-eye circles but also for overall health. Sound sleep benefits the heart, weight, mind, and body. It helps in repairing damaged cells and the immune system, handling daily wear and tear, and recharging our system. Unhealthy food habits, lack of exercise, and […]

Stephen Hawking, cosmology's brightest star, dies aged 76

Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped modern cosmology and inspired global audiences in the millions, has died aged 76. He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday morning, his family said. Prof Hawking, one of the world’s finest scientific minds, was diagnosed with a rare form of motor neurone disease in 1964 at the age of 22 […]

Sleep Awareness Week: Eat these foods to improve sleep quality

A good sound sleep is very important for our body to function properly and to lead a healthy life. Studies have shown that lack and disturbed sleep has immediate negative effects on hormones. Nowadays, many people face problems in getting a proper sleep and often seek medical help. But, it’s best to avoid medication and opt for a natural cure as it will reduce the risk of unnecessary side effects. […]

World Kidney Day 2018: Women victimized by kidney dysfunction more than men

With women’s health becoming a pressing matter around the world at large, a survey conducted by SRL diagnostics has revealed that chronic kidney disease in India is more common in women than in men. As per the survey, abnormalities in kidney function was an average of 11.36 percent higher in women than in men (9.48 percent). It also showed that kidney function disorders were very common among the elderly, especially […]

Health Benefits of Brown Rice

Benefits of Brown Rice for losing weight is the most popular in the world, there are many people eat this for thier diet program. We all know brown rice as a healthy menu for weight loss and diabetes. Brown rice is less convenient than white due to its longer cooking time, it is much more nutritious as only the outer hull of the grain is removed. This makes it a […]

Amazing Health Benefits Of Kalonji (Black seeds)

Black seeds also called as Nigella or Kalonji is known as the seed of blessing. It is treated to be the best herb of all the times with regards to medication purpose. The black seeds are grown from the bushes of Kalonji and are grown widely in whole India. The shape of seeds is triangular. It works as a best medicine and a wonderful spice. It is used for nice […]