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  Life   Health  21 Jun 2018

Life, Health, 21 Jun 2018

Woman gulps down her dog's urine claiming it can cure acne and even cancer

Urotherapy was practised in ancient China, Rome, Greece and Egypt but isn’t endorsed by health experts today.

21 Jun 2018 6:42 PM

Oral antibiotics tied to increased risk of kidney stones

The risk increase associated with these antibiotics ranged from 27 percent higher odds with broad-spectrum penicillins.

21 Jun 2018 6:13 PM

Walking ability before heart surgery tied to brain function afterward

Results from heart surgery patients might not apply to other people because cardiac procedures often involve cardiopulmonary bypass.

21 Jun 2018 6:08 PM

Study finds method to detect cancer in diabetic patients

Researchers were able to show blood sugars rise 30 to 36 months before the diagnosis of cancer.

21 Jun 2018 5:00 PM

Human cells are first responders to repair damaged DNA

Here is what a new study has found.

21 Jun 2018 2:21 PM


Common white pigment linked to diabetes: study

The number of people with diabetes has quadrupled during the past four decades.

21 Jun 2018 2:06 PM

New study claims weight loss reverse heart disease

This study shows that weight-loss and treating lifestyle factors is an essential component for effectively managing atrial fibrillation.

21 Jun 2018 1:56 PM

Secret behind ageing discovered!

The study appears in the journal FEBS Journal. 

21 Jun 2018 1:51 PM

Your take on vegetarianism tells a lot!

Researchers studied the impact of human supremacy beliefs and vegetarianism on whether people feel moral concern for animals.

21 Jun 2018 1:09 PM

International Yoga Day: Here are yoga poses for deeper cleansing of body and mind

Tree Pose (Vrksasana) and Mountain Pose (Tadasana) root your feet into the ground, calming the nervous system and reducing stress.

21 Jun 2018 12:34 PM


Here’s why your pee might foam, and it could be serious

If a person is dehydrated their pee may appear foamy. This is because they are not drinking enough water.

21 Jun 2018 10:54 AM

Oral antibiotics tied to increased risk of kidney stones

Study sees antibiotics sulfas, cephalosporins, fluoroquinolones, methenamine, and penicillins associated with risk of kidney stones.

21 Jun 2018 9:24 AM

International Yoga Day: 5 reasons why yoga is good for heart

Yoga is a body-mind activity which helps in flexibility, muscle strengthening, balance, relaxation and concentration.

21 Jun 2018 9:06 AM

International Yoga Day: 8 poses for relieving period cramps

There are some yoga postures that work amazingly for relieving the nauseating cramps.

21 Jun 2018 8:21 AM

Yoga under the Moon

5 yoga instructors and 5 rounds of yoga teachings equal one invigorating evening!

21 Jun 2018 12:20 AM


Powerful poses

Yoga headstands and handstands offer multiple benefits to the mind and body, provided you do them right.

21 Jun 2018 12:20 AM

Size doesn’t matter

People of all shapes and sizes can take to curvy yoga, an all-inclusive and healthy way to practice yoga.

21 Jun 2018 12:19 AM

The Breath of Life

Yoga features prominently in our harried lives, especially in urban settings where we run out of breath often.

21 Jun 2018 12:00 AM