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brain

Can your brain control how much pain you feel?

Pain perception is essential for survival, but how much something hurts can sometimes be amplified or suppressed: for example, soldiers who sustain an injury...
children

UNICEF: One third of the world’s children are undernourished or overweight

A third of the world's nearly 700 million children under five years old are undernourished or overweight and face lifelong health problems as a...
noodle

Noodles are destroying Asian kids

A diet heavy on cheap, modern food like instant noodles that fills bellies but lacks key nutrients has left millions of children unhealthily thin...
Hair wash

How often should you wash your hair?

Oily hair gets a bad rap, but the sebum your scalp produces is vital to healthy, shiny hair. Despite what shampoo commercials lead you...
co-washing

Hair: What is co-washing and can you benefit from it?

If you're one of the lucky curl-gifted women out there, you know how difficult it can be for one to manage them and make...
Corn

Everything you need to know about corn

Also known as maize, corn is one of the world’s most popular cereal grains. It’s the seed of a plant in the grass family,...
Dandruff

Do you have dandruff or just a dry scalp?

With winters knocking on our door, our skin isn’t ready to lose its moisture all over again. When it comes to taking care of...
Hong Kong

Mahathir fears China will take harsh action against Hong Kong protesters

Malaysia's prime minister said Friday that the embattled leader off Hong Kong should resign over the city's increasingly violent pro-democracy protests and warned China...
Beetroots

Household treasures: Beetroots, benefits and uses

Beetroots are gaining newfound popularity as a superfood. Packed with essential nutrients, beetroots are a great source of fiber, folate (vitamin B9), manganese, potassium, iron,...
Paralysed

Brain-controlled exoskeleton gives paralysed man new life

A French man paralysed in a night club accident can walk again thanks to a brain-controlled exoskeleton in what scientists said Wednesday was a...
Detoxification

A simple guide for blood detoxification!

Whenever we hear the word detoxing, our minds typically picture following a specific diet or using special products that claim to rid our body...
Red meat

Red meat has no confirmed link to cancer and heart disease

Cutting back on red meat is standard medical advice to prevent cancer and heart disease -- but a review of dozens of studies has...
Bad Breath

How to get rid of bad breath?

Ever met a friend after a long time to catch up on their life and suddenly found it difficult to sit close to them?...
Green tea

Household treasures: Green tea, benefits and uses

Green tea is undoubtedly the healthiest beverage on the planet. It is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body....
Sinus

Sinus pressure and how to deal with it

You know the feeling. Your nose is either plugged or like a leaky faucet, and your head feels like it’s in a vise. It...
Apple

Household treasures: Apple cider vinegar, benefits and uses

You may have a friend who insists on taking apple cider vinegar shots in the morning for fat burning. Or you may have seen...
digestion

How to keep your digestion on track

With winters around the corner, we are not far away from consecutive weddings, parties and late-night outings. This season of nighttime socializing can take...
Peaches

Household treasures: Peaches, nutrition and benefits

Years ago, peaches were first cultivated in China where they are considered a symbol of immortality and friendship. In addition to being beautiful, fragrant,...
pineapples

Household treasures: Pineapples, antioxidants and health benefits

Pineapple is a tropical fruit available in any grocery store and a staple in many homes around the world. Christopher Columbus brought pineapples back...
Jaundice

Jaundice: A guide to manage the condition smartly

All of us have, at least once, met or heard of people who have suffered from jaundice. Most of the population has their own...
hair loss

Home remedies for hair loss

Hair growth depends on several factors, including a person's genetic history. However, there are some home remedies that may help. Whether a person is trying...
Papayas

Household treasures: Papayas, antioxidants and nourishments

Papayas grow in tropical climates and are also known as papaws or pawpaws. Their sweet taste, vibrant color, and the wide variety of health...
eggs

Eggs Are Not Just For Eating – Other Amazing Facts

Eggs are a great source of affordable, high-quality protein. More than half of an egg's protein is found in egg white with vitamin B2...
kidney

The whats and hows of kidney cleanse

Properly functioning kidneys are vital for a person's overall health. Consuming certain foods, drinks, and herbs may help cleanse the kidneys. The kidneys perform essential...
health

Household treasures: Carrots, antioxidants and health

Carrots are often thought of as the ultimate health food. Generations of parents have told their children: "Eat your carrots, they are good for...
Dengue

Dengue returns: Will Usman Buzdar survive dengue challenge?

Dengue has revisited Punjab with full force ringing alarm bells in power corridors and among the public at large. In the wake of the recent...
diabetes

The taller you are, the less likely it is that you have diabetes!

New research from Germany has found that taller people have a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. For every 10 centimeters (cms) of additional height,...
breakfast

Weight loss: Best foods for breakfast?

Some people believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and that eating breakfast increases weight loss. Why? Because it’s best...
Health

Household treasures: Cucumbers, hydration and health

The cucumber belongs to the same family as squash and different kinds of melon. Cucumbers are high in water and low in calories, fat,...
exercise

‘Exercise, Meditation & little Me Time’: A must to avoid stressful Life

How To Make The Most Out Of Your Life Minus The Stress Background We either experience or have experienced stressful and hectic times at different stages...

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