Relax your nerves, mind with chamomile, fennel tea

Negative emotions like sadness and nervousness can be soothed with a cup of herbal teas. Treat yourself to warm sips of tea made from ingredients like chamomile, fennel, peppermint... Read more »

Omega-3 not as beneficial for dry eye disease as believed

Omega-3 fatty acid found in fish-derived supplements and commonly used to treat dry eye disease is no more effective than placebo at alleviating the condition, a new clinical trial... Read more »

Drinking is injurious to health! Consuming alcohol regularly could take years off your life

Drinking more than a glass of wine or beer can take years off your life, a study has found. According to the research, drinking more alcohol is associated with... Read more »

7 ways to lose weight, stay healthy. Think dark chocolate, honey, more

If losing weight is the biggest reason you are enrolling yourself to a gym, here’s something you need to do before introducing yourself to exercises or dumbbells. Remember, before... Read more »

Diet diary: The curious case of declining immune function in athletes

Change is key to human evolution but while it may sound contradictory, high levels of high-intensity physical activity among athletes has been found to increase health risks. Elite athletes... Read more »

More sunlight not only boosts Vitamin D levels, it also brings down cholesterol: Study

Despite being a country with abundant sunshine, Vitamin D deficiency is fairly common in India. The country has also seen an increasing trend towards taking Vitamin D supplements, either... Read more »

Sitting for too long may increase dementia risk, says study

Sitting for too long may increase the risk of dementia in middle-aged adults, according to scientists, including one of Indian origin. In a study published in the journal PLOS... Read more »

Why alcohol, sugar lead to thirst decoded

Scientists have identified a hormone that acts on the brain to stimulate thirst in response to sugar and alcohol, thereby preventing dehydration. In the study, published in the journal... Read more »