The science of muscle recovery
When you exercise, the proteins that make up your muscle fibres become damaged. These muscle fibres undergo microtears, leading to inflammation and soreness.
Avoiding salt in meals may cut heart attack, stroke risk by 20%: Study
According to the study, led by researchers from the Kyungpook National University Hospital in South Korea, people who always add salt to their foods are 22 per cent more likely to suffer atrial fibrillation than those who never (18 per cent), or sometimes (15 per cent) add it.
7 steps to help you keep your diabetes in check at work
Dr. Ravi Sankar Erukulapati, Endocrinologist, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,commented, “India now has over 101 million people living with diabetes – a rise from 77 million in 2019. Diabetes is a chronic lifestyle condition that needs to be managed properly to lessen the risk of other health problems in the future. For working professionals, many of whom are doing desk jobs, this can be challenging.
An aspirin a day crucial for heart attack survivors: Study
According to the study presented at ESC (European Society of Cardiology) Congress 2023, aspirin is mandatory following a heart attack due to its ability to prevent blood clot formation, and thus reduce the risk of a new heart attack or stroke.
How stress can turn deadly for pilots
In the last week, two Indian pilots died 24 hours apart. An IndiGo captain died after collapsing at a boarding gate in Nagpur and a senior pilot with Qatar Airways, flying from Delhi to Doha as a passenger, fell ill on board and died. Earlier, a pilot on LATAM Airlines flying from Florida to Santiago, carrying 271 people on board, died after collapsing in the bathroom.
Pink eye care
Against the backdrop of this upsurge in cases of conjunctivitis, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi is consistently recording around 100 patients daily.
5 signs you are dehydrated
Dry, Flaky Skin: Your skin may feel tight, rough, or flaky. Fine lines and wrinkles may become more pronounced due to decreased skin elasticity.
Everything about Sarcoma
Since it develops deep in the body and becomes evident after the appearance of a lump, one might not be able to see any significant signs or symptoms. This makes, early diagnosis of sarcoma very crucial.
Loss of smell may signal Alzheimer’s risk: Study
The study published in the online issue of Neurology, showed that the gene variant associated with this increased risk of Alzheimer’s is called APOE e4. "Testing a person’s ability to detect odours may be a useful way to predict future problems with cognition," said Matthew S. GoodSmith, from the University of Chicago.
The art of crafting low-calorie iced tea
Iced tea's widespread appeal lies in its simplicity and ease of preparation. Whether you prefer black, green, or herbal teas, the process of making iced tea remains fairly consistent. The key is to start with high-quality tea leaves or tea bags. Opt for loose-leaf teas whenever possible, as they tend to yield a more robust and nuanced flavor. However, if convenience is your priority, tea bags work perfectly fine too!