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Category archives: Science & Technology

World No Tobacco Day 2018: Top 10 Effective Tips To Quit Smoking For Good!

Tobacco is considered to be one of the most important avoidable lifestyle related cause of cancer in the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco use kills nearly six million people worldwide each year. It is also estimated that there were 100 million premature deaths due to tobacco in the 20th century, globally. If the trends in tobacco consumption continue, the number is expected to rise to one […]

Amazing Strawberry Health Benefits

One of the most vibrant and beautiful-looking fruits found in nature, strawberry is not only immensely delicious, but also loaded with various health benefiting properties. Its plump red appearance makes it appetising and the black dots on it add to its nutritional value. According to the book ‘Healing Foods’ by DK Publishing, strawberries have heart-healthy properties, benefit digestive system, and are the only fruit to have seeds – a source […]

5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

Smartphones have taken over our lives. Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design. Think of the constant stream of notifications, color schemes in apps and all the “likes,” followers and in-game trophies. Our phones and apps are designed to give us short-term, feel-good rewards, so we’ll use them longer — at the […]

Tea leaf extracts can destroy 80% of lung cancer cells

Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves can inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells, destroying up to 80% of them, a team of Indian and British scientists has found. The study, published in the journal Applied Nano Materials, outlines a new method of producing a type of nanoparticle called quantum dots. “Our research confirmed previous evidence that tea leaf extract can be a non-toxic alternative to making quantum dots using chemicals,” […]

Benefits of Ginger Water on an Empty Stomach

Ginger, the root of the Zingiber officinale plant, originated in Asia and has been used as a spice and herbal medicine for thousands of years. Ginger water, or ginger tea, is made by boiling fresh ginger root in water, then cooling and straining the liquid. Although it’s most often considered a treatment for digestive discomfort, ginger may hold the key to numerous health benefits. Here are health benefits of ginger […]

Swine Flu: 7 Best Home Remedies

Swine flu is a human respiratory infection arising from an influenza strain in pigs. Every year this deadly disease claims millions of lives across the globe. Irrespective of age or gender, swine flu is a disease which weakens the immune system and increases mortality risk in people. The symptoms of this infection are not very different from any other respiratory influenza. They include: FeverHeadacheCoughWeaknessBody acheDifficulty in breathingChillsSore throat Although the […]

From having normal conversations to making restaurant bookings, here's all you need to know about Google's AI

Google has unveiled an artificial intelligence tool capable of handling routine tasks — such as making restaurant bookings — as a way to help people disconnect from their smartphone screens. Kicking off the tech giant’s annual developers conference, Google chief executive Sundar Pichai argued that its AI-powered digital assistant had the potential to free people from everyday chores. Pichai played a recording of the Google Assistant independently calling a hair […]

Home Remedies for Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds, medically known as epistaxes, are a very common problem. The inner nose is full of tiny blood vessels and is one of the most sensitive parts of the body. When these vessels get disturbed, blood starts flowing from the nostril, or sometimes both nostrils. The bleeding can be light or heavy and can last from a few seconds to more than 10 minutes. At times, symptoms like dizziness, weakness, […]

Hastey raho.....World Laughter Day:Health benefits of laughter

The first celebration was on May 10, 1998, in Mumbai, India, and was arranged by Dr. Madan Kataria. Celebrated since 1998, World Laughter Day is an annual event celebrated to raise awareness about laughter and its many healing benefits. The day also promotes the thousands of community groups around the world – typically known as Laughter Clubs – who regularly practice simple intentional laughter techniques that promote wellness and overall […]

5 Foods That Will Keep Your Body Cool & Energy Levels High!

Summer is here in full swing, and if the blazing heat is anything to go by, we are in for soaring temperatures later this year. The hot summer is perfect for downing those refreshing cool drinks, which you can learn about here. Keeping your system cool is imperative if you don’t want an upset stomach. During summers, if you want to feel free and light, it is better to stay […]