Top 10 Dieting Myths

Do you count every calorie or believe that a late-night snack will lead to weight gain? All of us have heard dieting myths and sometimes even believed that they are true. They range from calorie counting to fending off fat. Here are the most common dieting myths… and the true facts that will set the record straight. …

Cosmetic Dentistry – Flash a smile

COSMETIC DENTISTRY IS FAST BECOMING A LUCRATIVE CAREER OPTION THAT’S RAKING IN THE MOOLAH AND MORE. SHRADDHA KAMDAR GRINS HER WAY TO THE BANK After a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Science (BDS), students can pick their specialisation at the master’s level. Admission to graduate level courses is through a general, nationwide competitive examination.To be eligible for …

Some Much Asked Questions About Homeopathy

Today’s obsession with natural healing has ensured that more and people are seeking out homeopathy for their ailments. But quacks, dubious medicines and selfmedication continue to give this thriving industry a bad name. Here are some much-asked questions about homeopathy.  WHEN SHOULD HOMEOPATHY BE USED?  Most people aren’t clear when to consult a homeopath. Delhi-based homeopath Dr …

HOMEOPATHY CATCHES ON

Homeopathy is winning many converts, and India now has the largest pool of doctors in the world. But watch out for quacks, and avoid self-medication The year was 1839. The Maharaja of Punjab, Ranjit Singh, was suffering from paralysis of the vocal cords along with oedema, a condition characterised by swelling. A homeopathic physician, Dr. …

Reshaping Mind and Behaviour: Media and its Impacts

Abstract  India, the land of diverse cultural traditions and rituals, where women were once considered to be ‘avatars’ of goddesses are now either being  victimized by the continual curse of domestic violence , or as a perpetrator of violent criminal activities . The present paper seeks to find  from the available literature resources that, whether …

Risk of Overweight and Obesity in Health

In medical terms a person is considered to be ‘obese’ or ‘overweight’ when their body weight is around 20% excess than the conventional body weight or if the person’s BMI (Body Mass Index) is greater than 25. Cause: The causes for obesity and overweight are: Inactivity – Our daily physical activities become less as we …