Aardram to tackle lifestyle diseases

Thiruvananthapuram: As part of the Aardram initiative – which was launched with the aim of creating people-friendly health delivery system in the state – the Directorate of Health Services (DHS) is planning to launch a mass people’s campaign in the state this month. According to sources, the people campaigns of Mission Aardram would be launched by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on November 18.       The campaign aims at reaching out to the masses and prevent Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) or lifestyle disease among youngsters. An official of the National Health…

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Wondering what is the secret to having a healthy lifestyle? A good night’s sleep is the answer

Wondering what is the secret to having a healthy lifestyle? A good night’s sleep is the answer.(Unsplash) India has emerged as the country with a highly sedentary lifestyle among 18 countries including the US, the UK, Japan, Ireland and others. Indians walk an average of 6,533 steps daily, according to a report by Fitbit. According to the report, Hong Kong is the most active. Indians also get the least amount of nightly sleep on an average after Japan at 7 hours 1 minute, 48 minutes lesser than the average nightly sleep of…

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Is a healthy lifestyle the prescription for osteoporosis?

It has been estimated that more than 200 million people are suffering from osteoporosis worldwide. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, worldwide, 1 in 3 women over 50 years and 1 in 5 men of the same age will experience osteoporotic fractures in their lifetime. In India, around 36 million people are currently living with osteoporosis, majorly undiagnosed until the person has a fracture. Every fracture is a sign of another impending one. We’ve come a long way in the we treat osteoporosis. As recently as 1970, there were hardly any therapy options…

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Dakshita Kumar self-made Celebrity of Dubai known for her lavish lifestyle and hard work

 Dakshita Kumar Some are born to live a lavish lifestyle in titanic proportions, and are given many tags like Diva, trendsetter and many more. These are not only words taken from the dictionary of the Rich, who set an example to the world that life can be lived like this too. We came across an exceptional Diva from Dubai, who is making her mark with several years of hard work. She has made her life without any godfather all thanks to her skills, positivity and belief to experience life with…

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Lifestyle, not genetics, explains most premature heart disease

Physical inactivity, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol play a greater role than genetics in many young patients with heart disease, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. The findings show that healthy behaviours should be a top priority for reducing heart disease even in those with a family history of early onset. “Genetics are an important contributor to premature heart disease but should not be used as an excuse to say it is inevitable,” said study author Dr…

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Bootstrapped with Rs 10 Cr, how home-grown lifestyle brand Tynimo is giving its rivals a run for their money

Pastel-coloured mugs adorned with mini flamingos, a yellow umbrella that looks straight out of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother sets, and a Bluetooth speaker designed like a classic television set; whether you love adorable little knick-knacks or whether you are a fan of old school decor, there’s something for everyone at Tynimo. The home-grown lifestyle brand that was launched as an answer to the growing popularity of Japanese-style lifestyle stores. Vaibhav Jain “Our main idea was to provide high quality, well-designed, daily lifestyle products at affordable prices,” Vaibhav Jain,…

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Yelp now offers personalized results based on your diet and lifestyle

Yelp is introducing a new personalization feature that produces custom search results based on each user’s general preferences. Users can set up profiles with their dietary restrictions, lifestyle interests, and accessibility preferences, and places that meet those requirements will be elevated in the app. The function marks the first time that Yelp has offered personalization options, as the company has been expanding its focus beyond food. Besides dietary, lifestyle, and accessibility options, the app also lets users set more specific interests for restaurants, (like Taiwanese, bubble tea, bakeries), attractions (farmers…

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Tajin is a lifestyle: An appreciation of the Mexican seasoning mix

Mangonada, prepared with the Mexican spice Tajin, in New York. (Source: The New York Times) You can find Tajin served alongside the freshly sliced mango sold on the street in New York City on humid summer afternoons. At Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Tajin garnishes esquites, a Mexican snack of stewed corn, served in mini batting helmets, while the cafe Tropicales in Houston dusts its yuca fries with the chile-lime salt. Tajin coats the rims of cocktail glasses at countless bars, and in homes, throughout the United States, the canister…

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Wings Lifestyle launches Wings touch in India for Rs 3,999

Wings Lifestyle has launched it’s first touch-enabled truly wireless earbuds in India called Wings Touch. The company has launched the Wings touch for Rs 3,999 in India. It uses intuitive touch controls to adjust volume, answer calls, change songs and use Siri and Google using touch. This helps in completing all actions without holding the smartphone. Each earbud offers 5 to 6 hours of play music on a single charge considerably more than the 2 to 3 hours of playability of most wireless earbuds. The charging case provides 5 full…

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Rivian debuts R1T at 2019 Overland Expo outdoor and lifestyle meet

This year’s Overland Expo West, held in Fort Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff, AZ, features a pretty unique exhibitor. Amidst the massive modified trucks being showcased at the outdoor adventure event, lies Rivian’s and its R1T pickup truck, outfitted with overlanding equipment. Overlanding, a term that generally relates to the practice of taking an off-road capable vehicle on a camping trip, has become more popular over the years. Typical overlanding trips usually involve a journey that spans days, with drivers taking their modified vehicles to the outdoors and spending a few…

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