Lifestyle

How to control diabetes, study says this magic pill could help reverse the condition

Scientists have developed a less invasive and effective treatment for reversing type 2 diabetes, one that can offer the same benefits as surgery. In a study published in the journal Nature Materials, researchers administered an oral agent in rats to deliver a substance that could temporarily coat the intestine to prevent nutrient contact with the lining in the proximal bowel and ... Read More »

Benefits of apple cider vinegar, your answer to weight loss, diabetes, skin problems

If you are not finding time to exercise and are not able to include healthy foods in your daily diet, an ever expanding waistline is going to be the ultimate result. If this is what you have been facing for quite some time, then apple cider vinegar is the natural drink that can come to your rescue, and help you cut down ... Read More »

Healthy bacteria can be a promising alternative to antibiotics

Antibiotics’ days might be numbered as viruses that kill harmful gut bacteria could represent a real alternative to the traditional medicine. A new clinical study confirmed the safety and tolerability of using bacteria-specific viruses known as bacteriophages to eliminate disease-causing bacteria in the gut. The new treatment could be used in place of antibiotics to rid the gut of harmful ... Read More »

Switch off the smartphone, light exposure during sleep affects metabolism

Being exposed to light at night can wreak havoc on your sleep cycle, but that’s not the only cause for concern. A new study done by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine says that light exposure at night can also impact your metabolism. According to the study, chronic overnight light exposure could have long-term effects on metabolic function. “Our preliminary ... Read More »

Here’s how a good night’s rest can help you improve your productivity at work

A good night’s rest is important for the proper functioning of our bodies. If you’ve been struggling to keep up with your everyday tasks at work, it might be time to evaluate your sleeping patterns. Most people struggle to justify the decrease in their workplace productivity. Sometimes, it is a hangover, sometimes less interesting work, sometimes personal reasons, or sometimes ... Read More »

Weight loss, exercise and diet tips, experts say follow these for super fitness

Losing weight is all about making simple changes that optimise your healthy habits, and reduce the unhealthy ones. You can also take help from existing medical research and studies for tips on foods and activities that boost weight loss. Here are 10 ways to lose weight that health experts swear by: Poha makes for a great breakfast option. (Shutterstock) Eat ... Read More »

‘I am not the type of parent I thought I’d be’

Ciara O’Brien and co: “I try to enjoy almost all of it, because I’m reliably informed this stage passes quickly, and before I know it, they’ll be either ignoring my existence or telling me they hate me.” I am not the type of parent I thought I’d be. Let’s be honest, is there anyone out there who would say they ... Read More »

10 parenting secrets to changing kids’ bad behavior

During her time as a Girl Scout leader, an Odyssey of the Mind coach and a playground volunteer, Katherine Reynolds Lewis began noticing something amiss. “The kids seemed more chaotic, less respectful and to have more trouble focusing than I remembered,” Lewis says. She began digging a little deeper and found such statistics as these: A National Institute of Health ... Read More »

Mummy blogs: Why they won’t help you be a better parent, but these services can

PHOTO: Parents fear they’ll be judged if they admit to struggling with parenting, but those that don’t get help can become isolated.(Flickr: Kat Grigg) Mummy blogs and parenting forums have cornered the market on family advice, but research has found many people won’t seek help because of a fear of judgement. The pressure to portray a perfect family image is blocking ... Read More »

How to control hormonal imbalance: Don’t ignore warning signs like low libido, hair fall

Have you been breaking out into a sweat with your face turning red for up to a minute? Or have you been experiencing a sudden rapid heartbeat, hair loss or unexplained anxiety? One of the reasons for these conditions could possibly be a hormone imbalance in your body. But before we get into what you should do about this condition, we need ... Read More »