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Major study debunks myth that moderate drinking can be healthy | health

Blood pressure and stroke risk rise steadily the more alcohol people drink, and previous claims that one or two drinks a day might protect against stroke are not true, according to the results of a major genetic study. The research, which used data from a 160,000-strong cohort of Chinese adults, ...

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Having pets may lower stress in older adults

More than three-quarters of pet owners say their animals reduce their stress, and nearly as many say pets give them a sense of purpose. (Photo by iStock/Getty Images) Having a pet can help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues, according to a US poll which showed that ...

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Fly often? Here are world’s top 10 airlines

Find out the world’s top 10 airlines. (Source: File Photo) For those who fly frequently, a good, convenient and comfortable flight is an important factor. While fliers have to put up with some problems like delays, there are some airlines which manage to offer a good flying experience. American travel ...

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Gudi Padwa 2019: History, significance, rituals of the Hindu New Year | more lifestyle

The upcoming weekend is auspicious for various Indian communities. Three Indian communities including Marathis, Kashmiri Pandits and Sindhis will welcome the Hindu New Year according to lunisolar Hindu calendar on the first day of the Hindu month of Chaitra. Kashmiri Pandits will celebrate Navrez, Sindhis will welcome New Year with ...

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Moderate drinking increases stroke risk, says study

The study says that light-to-moderate drinking can increase the risk of stroke. (Source: File Photo) There is enough evidence to prove that consuming alcohol in excess is harmful to the body. However, a new study by researchers based in the UK and China have concluded that even light-to-moderate drinking can ...

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Digital media multitasking associated with obesity risk, says study | health

A study has found that people who switch between digital services tend to gain weight. The study published in the journal ‘Brain Imaging and Behavior’ has revealed that media multitasking is associated with increased susceptibility to food temptations and lack of self-control, which may result in weight gain. “Increased exposure ...

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Couples therapy is now streamable

There’s a podcast for just about any relational issue: the effects of 24-7 technology, unintended consequences of 50/50 parenting, the intricacies of polyamory. (Raphaelle Macaron/The New York Times) Alexandra Zissu If you’re thinking about going to couples therapy — and, really, who isn’t? — but are wondering what to expect, ...

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Importance & Significance of Gudi Padwa Festival in India

Ugadi (Gudi Padwa) 2019: Happy Ugadi and Gudi Padwa! Ugadi (Gudi Padwa) 2019: Ugadi marks the beginning of the New Year and is primarily celebrated by the people of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The same day is also celebrated by the people of Maharashtra as Gudi Padwa – the Maharashtrian ...

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Oral vaccines for street dogs may help fight rabies in India

There are an estimated 100 million stray dogs in India. (Photo by iStock/Getty Images) Vaccines hidden in dog food could help curb the spread of rabies more effectively than injections, say UK scientists who conducted a study on street dogs in India. There are an estimated 100 million stray dogs ...

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Maa Shailputri Puja Vidhi, Timings, Mantra, Aarti, Samagri and Muhurat

Chaitra Navratri 2019 Day 1: Chaitra Navratri is celebrated during the month of March and April, and this year the festival starts from April 6. Chaitra Navratri 2019 Day 1, Maa Shailputri Puja Vidhi: Chaitra Navratri is celebrated during the month of March and April, and this year the festival ...

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