stay energized

Experts say it’s easy to stay energized if you sleep eight hours a night, exercise and stretch for an hour a day, eat unprocessed, natural foods, don’t drink alcohol to excess, and have a positive attitude. Of course, these things are easier said than done. And they are much easier whenRead More →

Shakti Mats apologizes and agrees to remove Hindu symbols

Agrees to remove sacred Hindu symbols from mats Christchurch (New Zealand) based acupressure mat firm Shakti Mats has agreed to remove sacred Hindu symbols “Om” and “Yantra” from its mats after Hindus protested, calling it “highly inappropriate”.  Jonathan Heslop, Director at Shakti Mats, in an email to Hindu statesman RajanRead More →

Education can lead to longevity says a study

A four-year college degree is becoming the key to living a longer life in the United States, a new study reported by HealthDay argues. In fact, education appears to be a more potent factor in determining lifespan leading to longevity now than race, researchers say. In the study, white andRead More →

tea lower blood pressure

If a nice hot cup of tea sounds good to you, there’s even more reason to enjoy one now. Scientists have gained new insight into how tea helps lower blood pressure, perhaps pointing the way to new types of blood pressure medications. The researchers found that certain compounds in bothRead More →

Magic of social media at display in India

India in 2021 and its citizens at work A perfect example of social media can make life easier for people has been seen on twitter this week. How the magic of social media can spring surprises cannot better manifest than this story of the Prime Minister’s office connecting with theRead More →

Nerve Damage after Chemo - A UNSW study

A low haemoglobin count, older age and high BMI are possible risk factors for developing nerve damage after cancer treatment, a UNSW-led study has found. Being older, overweight and having low haemoglobin levels (fewer red blood cells) could increase a patient’s risk of developing debilitating nerve damage following chemotherapy, aRead More →

Nudity improves sleep

Globally, how to sleep is Googled nearly four million times per month. We know certain activities before bed can help relax us (DIYS.com), but can we improve our sleep quality with everyday variables such as pyjamas? We can say nudity improves sleep. With so many styles to choose from, expertsRead More →