Age-related influences – a decreased metabolism, shifting hormones and lifestyle changes contribute to weight plateaus or weight gain. As you age (especially after thirty), your metabolic rate progressively becomes slower due to the natural process of muscle and bone loss. Symptoms of slow metabolism include weight gain, fatigue and low energy levels.
As the world’s one billion-plus Muslims gear up to fast over the next month during Ramadan - one of the five pillars of Islam - there are perennial concerns over followers being required to go without any food and water for some 18 hours a day. Despite potentially feeling some heartburn, irritablity, dehydration, and a decline in concentration levels - which are expected - Dr Razeen Mahroof, an anaesthetist from Oxford, has helped the NHS to map out a guide to successful fasting during Ramadan. One of the common misconceptions about Ramadan is that all Muslims must take part.
Zika virus infection may cause lasting eye diseases and may be thus posing a wider threat in human pregnancies than previously thought, scientists have found.
There are Bollywood and TV celebs who talk about their relationship with a lot of ease and then there are celebs who love to keep their fans guessing. One such enigmatic and an extremely popular couple from the television world is the pretty actress Krystle D’souza and the dapper looking Karan Tacker.
Scientists on Monday announced the discovery of 52 genes linked to human intelligence, 40 of which have been identified as such for the first time.
Having so many hits in his kitty as a supporting actor in movies such as Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Khiladi, Ghulam and Anjaam, he made his own mark in the Indian film industry. For those who don’t know, this actor-turned-director got hitched to a fashion designer named, Shivani Tomar, and they have been together for more than 22 years now. The couple has a 20-year-old daughter whom they lovingly named Samara Tijori.
Men undergoing chemotherapy for cancer treatment are more likely to have worse heart muscle disease as compared to women, according to a research.
If you too are looking for a way to get rid of the toxins in your body, here is an excellent solution endorsed by celebs like Mariah Carey, Beyonce Knowles and many others. Popularly known as the Master Cleanse, this detox created by Stanley Burroughs helps in weight loss apart from cleansing the system inside out. The Lemon Detox Diet is a simple plan that banks on the goodness of the detoxifying effects of lemon.
Edgar “Injap” Sia II is one of the richest people in the Philippines and was the youngest dollar billionaire in Forbes Asia’s list of wealthiest in 2016. Aged 26, Injap founded Mang Inasal, a barbecue fast food restaurant chain in the Philippines. In his new book, Life Principles, Injap revealshis top tips that might help parents raise future billionaires.
Those who indulge in a tipple thinking that is good for the heart might need to think again according to a new review, which reports that the evidence on the health benefits of moderate drinking may be misleading.
Just one glass of alcoholic drink per day is enough to increase breast cancer risk in women, before and after menopause, according to a new report from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), published on Tuesday.
Babies born prematurely are at a higher risk of heart failure during childhood and adolescence according to new European research.
Deaths from Alzheimer's in America have soared 55 percent since 1999, as the burden of this fatal form of dementia grows and the population ages, a federal health report said Thursday.
Aly Raisman has spoken out about body shaming before, but a recent incident that she aired on Twitter was particularly egregious. On Wednesday, the two-time Olympian shared on social media that TSA staffers made comments about her muscles while making her way through airport security.
Harpagophytum procumbens meaning hook plant may have earned an obnoxious name “Devil’s claw”; however, this spooky looking plant with hooks covering its fruit is in reality a very valuable herb medicinally. Native to South Africa, this plant has been historically used for its anti-inflammatory, pain–relieving and metabolic enhancing properties. An important point to note is […]
Anorexia nervosa or simply Anorexia is not about simply constricting your diet. In fact, this very laid back approach towards this seemingly harmless condition is what makes Anorexia so dangerous. It is a serious mental disorder coupled with obscured eating habits and irrational phobias that makes the patient develop an intense aversion to food, an […]