Tag Archives: Body

Body image issues are affecting young kids as well, here’s why

Having issues with body image is a problem that a lot of people deal with. It mostly stems from unrealistic body ideals. The issue not only affects adolescents and adults, but kids as well. A recent study found a connection between hormones and body satisfaction in young pre-pubescent children. The study examined data from more than 1,100 girls and boys ... Read More »

Iron Deficiency: What Happens To Your Body When You Are Iron Deficient

Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in a human body. Iron is the mineral that is vital for producing haemoglobin, a protein that helps red blood cells deliver oxygen around the body. So, if your body lacks haemoglobin, the tissues and muscles wouldn’t get enough oxygen, and further hamper the body function. This condition is known as ... Read More »

Selfie filters are affecting body image, triggering dysmorphic disorder

With advancements in photo-editing technology through applications like Snapchat and Instagram, the level of physical ‘perfection’ is the obsession of social media. People’s perceptions of beauty worldwide are changing, which can take a toll on a person’s self-esteem and trigger body dysmorphic disorder. Boston Medical Center (BMC) researchers in a JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery Viewpoint argued that body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) ... Read More »

Brisk walking, squatting, planks: These five exercises are perfect for a total body workout

We all know that exercise plays an important role in our general health. If you’re someone who enjoys training at home, full body workouts make for a good option. Here are some full body exercises as suggested by Puneet Rehani, physiotherapist at AktivHealth: – Brisk Walking: Brisk walking is simple yet powerful. It can help to improve cholesterol levels, strengthen bones, ... Read More »

Cancer cells override body clock to survive conditions that kill normal cells

For tumours to grow and spread, cancer cells must make larger than normal amounts of nucleic acids and protein, so they can replicate themselves. Yet in both normal and cancer cells that increase their synthesis of protein, a small percent of those proteins do not fold properly. When that happens, the cell activates its unfolded protein response (UPR), which slows ... Read More »

Shield your body from monsoon woes

The much awaited rains have arrived but they have brought along with them infections and illnesses. Hospitals report increased cases of itching, rashes, skin infection, throat infection, stomach infection, bloating and other ailments. Temperature fluctuation, pollution, water contamination, wrong food and lifestyle habits contribute to diseases in this weather. The worse thing is that during this season intestinal functions, immune ... Read More »

Moto G5 Plus Spotted in New Leaked Live Image Showing Metal Body

Lenovo’s Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus have been part of several leaks in recent weeks giving an idea about what to expect from the company’s February 26 event. Now, a new set of leaked live images claim to purportedly show the unannounced Moto G5 Plus smartphone’s metal rear panel, giving an impression that the smartphone may sport unibody design. ... Read More »

LG G6 Ditches Removable Battery for Water-Resistant Body; Likely to Come With Google Assistant: Report

After LG’s dismal quarterly results where it reported worst mobile performance, the South Korean company has its eyes set on the G6 flagship. A new report claims that LG G6 flagship will be the only other non-Pixel smartphone to feature Google Assistant out-of-the-box. Recent reports have dropped hints that the company may opt for metal design which will be a ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6 Premium Variant Rumoured to Have Dual-Edge Curved Screen, Ceramic Body, 6GB RAM

Xiaomi Mi 6, the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone of 2017, was recently rumoured to come in three variants and launch at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. While Xiaomi has now confirmed that it will not make an appearance at MWC, a new leak has revealed key features of the Mi 6 smartphone, most significantly that the top variant of the device ... Read More »

Moto X (2017) Leaked in Live Images That Show a Metal Body and No Moto Mods Support

Despite numerous reports about the Moto X series being discontinued in favour of the Moto Z series, Lenovo in June said that the Moto X series is “alive and well”. Now, a series of leaked images claimed to be of the Moto X (2017) is doing the rounds of the rumour mills, though some reports are tipping it may be ... Read More »