Your Long Commute Is Making You Gain Weight

Getting from your home to your office and back again is a major part of daily life, but the act of commuting may be even more important than we realize. According to a new report, longer commutes may be detrimental to your health. The report, which was commissioned by London-based charity The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), used UK census data and opinion polling to assess the travel habits of 24 million commuters in England and Wales. The researchers found that the majority of workers have “passive” commutes (think…

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ALPHA GPC for attentiveness

Alpha GPC is naturally found chemical in food products and released in the body. It is found in foods such as red meat, oat bran, and cream cheese being a rich source for choline. But the consumption of these foods is not much so body does not receive these in required quantities.The paucity of it may lead to dementia, Alzheimer’s, learning disabilities etc. Alpha GPC helps to increase a chemical in the brain acetylcholine which is important for the normal brain functions and learning skills. In plants and soy it’s…

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Buying Anabolic Steroids – things to keep in mind

People do anything to increase the smartness and this is the reason why the topic bodybuilding has become the interested one among the youth. To discuss on this subject in a logical manner, you have to address the importance of anabolic steroids in increasing the body building results. Frame comes to next when we measure the character of individual’s well-defined body has special emphasis in appealing more people towards them at one glance. Many logical explanations can be provided for the reason why the real personality becomes the leading quality…

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7 Incredible Blueberry Benefits: From Being a Powerful Antioxidant to Regulating Blood Sugar

In India, Blueberries perhaps don’t garner the same attention as strawberries when it comes to whipping up ice creams, smoothies and other desserts, but it certainly has its own fan following. It is a proud member of the exclusive category of Superfoods, so it goes without saying that it has many health benefiting properties tucked under its belt. Native to North America, these wild berries have been used since ancient times to prepare stews, soups and meats. Its tarty flavour blends in well with a number of dishes, especially desserts…

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Soon, a botanical drug to cure dengue!

New Delhi: In what could be termed as a major advance in dengue treatment, scientists from India claimed to have come up with a novel botanical drug which will cure the world’s fastest growing mosquito-borne disease. Sun Pharma, India’s largest pharmaceutical company, has signed an agreement with the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) on Wednesday to develop a novel plant-based drug to combat the dengue that afflicts at least 100,000 and kills at least 200 in India anually. The drug, Cipa, is being developed from a plant…

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One-sixth of Brazil’s microcephaly cases linked to Zika

Brasilia: Microcephaly cases in Brazil have increased to 1,271, and almost one-sixth are linked to the Zika virus.   Brazilian health ministry on Wednesday said between October 22 and April 30 out of 1,271 microcephaly cases 203 tested positive for the Zika virus. The numbers were expected to further rise as the investigation was still ongoing, Xinhua news agency reported. During the period, 267 babies died suspectedly from microcephaly or other abnormalities with the central nervous system during pregnancy or after labour. The Zika virus, like dengue fever and chikungunya, is…

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Practitioners Seek Standards for Ayurveda Medicines

Ayurveda practitioners seek standards for Ayurvedic medicines Ayurveda practitioners from across the country assembled to sought standards for Ayurvedic medicines to popularize Ayurveda and create more awareness among people about its health benefits. They also sought from the Centre substantial hike in funding for Ayurveda for research work and creating health infrastructure across the country. “Standards for Ayurveda medicines should be formed in order to create awareness among people about its health benefits,” All India Ayurveda Congress President Devender Triguna said. Recently, All India Ayurveda Congress has held its 58th…

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Early Sleep Problems Can Lead to Pain Later in Life

Sleep problems in young adults, especially women, are significantly linked to chronic pain and even worsening pain severity over time, researchers report. Overall, 38 percent of young adults with severe sleep problems at initial evaluation had chronic pain at follow-up, compared with 14 percent of those without initial sleep problems. Early identification and treatment of sleep problems may help reduce later problems with musculoskeletal, headache and abdominal pain in young adults. “In contrast, the presence of pain generally doesn’t predict worsening sleep problems during the transition between adolescence and young…

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Healthy Tips For Boost Women’s Health

Women’s health concerns are a little different from those of men. If you’re a woman, these tips will soon have you feeling fit and energetic. Here are six simple things that women can do every day (or with regularity) to ensure good health: 1: Eat a healthy diet. “You want to eat as close to a natural foods diet as you can,” says Donald Novey, MD, an integrative medicine physician with the Advocate Medical Group in Park Ridge, Ill. That means a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables and fewer processed foods.…

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Indian scientists develop Hepatitis C vaccine

Bengaluru: A group of Indian scientists has developed a vaccine meant to treat Hepatitis C, a virus or infection that causes liver disease and inflammation of the liver. According to the report in Times of India, the team from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has developed a vaccine for HCV genotype 3a. The scientists said the vaccine has shown promising results in preclinical studies and is customised for the Indian population. It is said that several preclinical trials of virus-like particle (VLP)-based vaccine strategies are in progress throughout…

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