Ramadan 2019: 5 diet and fitness tips to help you fast safely

While fasting during Ramadan is a good way of improving one’s health, doing it the right way is imperative. Here are a few things to keep in mind so that you can fast compromising your health. Ramadan 2019: 5 diet and fitness tips to help you fast safely  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New Delhi: The holy month of Ramadan is a crucial month for the Muslim community across the world, both physically and spiritually with practicing restraint as one of its key learning. During this period the community observes Roza i.e. fast,…

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How to Deal with Back Pain

If you suffer with back pain, performing day to day tasks can feel like a chore. With many of us likely to experience back pain at some point in our lives, getting the right help and care can make a real difference. Here are five ways on how to deal with back pain and what action you should take to provide relief and comfort. Anti-Inflammatories There are various anti-inflammatory drugs that you can use in order to help decrease inflammation which can relieve back pain. Types of anti-inflammatory drugs include…

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Protect your hair from damage in the summer heat with these 5 easy tips

The UV rays can damage the cuticle of the hair, and also make the scalp dry and rough that can cause hair fall, hair breakage and split ends. Protect your hair from damage in the summer heat with these 5 easy tips  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images New Delhi: The summers, especially in a tropical country like India, are really hot and stepping out in the sun could mean damage to your health. Not only are you at a very high risk of getting heat strokes and cold and flu, your skin…

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Health tips: This particular type of beans can keep Type 2 diabetes in check

Along with black beans, other beans like pinto beans, adzuki beans and kidney beans help in regulating cholesterol and keeping weight in check. (Source: File Photo) Type 2 diabetes leads to a person’s blood sugar level becoming too high. And if untreated, it can result in long-term health problems. The condition entails symptoms like blurred vision, and a feeling of exhaustion all the time. They get further complicated in the long run. Notwithstanding how grave it sounds, it can be prevented and according to a report in Express, following a…

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Children who need help with mental health face postcode lottery – study

 The children’s commissioner for England study also finds that a third of areas have seen a real-terms fall in spending on service provision. Photograph: DWD-Comp/Alamy Stock Photo Children suffering anxiety, depression and other low-level mental health conditions face a postcode lottery when seeking treatment, research has shown. There are wide disparities in spending per child in different parts of England with more than a third of areas seeing a real-terms fall in spending on these services. This is despite soaring demand and increased government funding for children’s mental health nationally, the study…

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Health and Safety Executive ends Brunei project over gay sex law

 A newlywed couple have their photographs taken at the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images The government’s official health and safety organisation has said it will stop planned staff secondments to Brunei after unions raised concerns about the ethical and safety implications following the kingdom’s decision to punish gay sex by stoning to death. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), which was seeking a team of three people to go to Brunei to help the country’s equivalent agency with regulatory work, said all links with the country…

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Brainstorm Health: Brainstorm Health, Alexa for Health Care, Novartis Sues Amgen

Hello readers, I’m about to take off on a flight following two amazing days at Fortune‘s Brainstorm Health conference, so we’ll have to keep things short today unfortunately (I’ll give you the full rundown soon enough, I promise). In the meantime I highly encourage you to my colleague Andrew Nusca’s writeup of our confab’s closing panel, a conversation between co-chair Arianna Huffington and Edie Falco, the award-winning Sopranos actress and cancer survivor. Falco’s staying mantra? Maintaining an “attitude of gratitude.” Back with you (with much more) tomorrow. Read on for the day’s news. DIGITAL HEALTH Alexa, can…

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Plant cellulose could be used for healthy bone graft

Results showed that the group with implants saw 33 per cent more bone growth at the three-week mark and 50 per cent more bone growth at the 12-week mark, compared to the controls. Plant cellulose could be used for healthy bone graft (Representational image)  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images Washington DC: In a new finding, researchers have developed what could be the bone implant material of the future: an airy, foam-like substance that can be injected into the body and provide scaffolding for the growth of new bone. It’s made by treating…

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Nutritionist Recommended Foods For Quicker Healing, Stronger Immunity And Improved Overall Health

The speed at which you heal is dependent on yourimmunity. The secret to a healthy immunity and a fit body is pretty simple: eat healthy, exercise regularly and maintain a healthy lifestyle. These simple tricks are the key to heal quickly from diseases or physical injuries. Nutritionist Nmami Agarwal says that healing is the process which helps the body to get back to its original state. In order to rev up your healing, there are some healing foods that can help in bringing a transformation to your overall health. Foods for quicker healing,…

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Fast foods less healthy now than 30 years ago: Study

Researchers found that the total number of starters, desserts and side dishes increased by 226 per cent, or 22.9 items per year. Fast foods less healthy now than 30 years ago: Study  |  Photo Credit: IANS New York: Despite the addition of healthy foods such as salads and sprouts to the menu, fast food is less healthy today than it was 30 years ago, and is increasingly contributing to obesity, say researchers. The study, led by Boston University, demonstrates that the calories, portion sizes, and sodium content overall have worsened (increased) over…

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