Category: Lifestyle

Social Media Platforms

Experiment Shows that Use of Social Media Boosts Anxiety and Depression Levels

The University of Pennsylvania has shown the use of a causal link between social media and well-being for the first time. In the past few years, the use of social media has been significantly increased. With the increasing use of gadgets and social media platforms has come high anxiety and depression levels. The Associate Director ...

Drinkware

Drinkaware Could Mislead People about the Risk of Cancer

Prof Mark Petticrew and Prof Martin McKee from the Faculty of Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Dame Theresa Marteau from the University of Cambridge Behaviour and Health Research Unit – said the website appeared to have confused daily and weekly drinking guidelines. They accused Drinkaware of ...

Health IT

3 health IT provisions in the Senate opioid bill

Here are three health IT provisions included in the package: Telemedicine. The bill aims to clarify the Drug Enforcement Administration’s authority to allow qualified providers to use telemedicine to prescribe controlled substances. It also seeks to scrap Medicare’s originating site requirements for telehealth services when treating patients with substance abuse disorders. Prescription drug monitoring programs. ...

asprin

Taking Daily Aspirin May Be Risky for Healthy Older Adults: Study

The research, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggests that taking a daily aspirin offers few appreciable health benefits for healthy older adults — and potentially comes with some real risks. Some research finds that aspirin can potentially reduce the risk of heart attacks and cancer, and some suggest that aspirin’s possible side ...

Things Your Parents’ Health Reveals About You

Things Your Parents’ Health Reveals About You

Fainting- If one of your parents has a history of unexplained fainting or losing consciousness during times of extreme emotion or after exercise, then those are the symptoms of a heart-rhythm disorder known as long QT syndrome. The syndrome is sometimes caused by a genetic mutation that could then be passed down to you. Other ...

Cholesterol Can Cause Health Problems

Too Much ‘Good’ Cholesterol Can Cause Health Problems

Cholesterol is a lipoprotein, a combination of fat and protein. For years we’ve been told how important “good” cholesterol is to prevent heart disease. Researchers say people with too little or too much HDL cholesterol can have a higher risk of heart disease. New research indicates that too much of a good thing can also ...

Exercise is unrelated to risk of early menopause

Exercise is unrelated to risk of early menopause

According to studies, the physical activity that women undertake is not linked to their risk of early menopause. Along with it there have been conflicting findings of the relation between physical activity and menopause, with some studies suggesting that women who are very physically active may be at lower risk of a menopause before the ...

Rupee is all time low, here what twitter users saying

Social Media: The Indian currency had yesterday breached the 69-mark, the all-time low in comparison with US dollar. BJP’s one of the major agenda in 2014 election campaign was Indian rupee’s degradation which marked 68 rupees per dollar. Now in BJP’s tenure rupee marked all-time low. here we collected some tweets which circulating in the ...

Hike in transportation tariff effected from today

NewsDesk Kolkata: As per the previous announcement, transport tariff is now increased from today in Kolkata. Reports claiming that from the day when the hike in transportation tariff announced some of the city bus riders asked to pay the increased value. According to the Government notification, the increased tariff is affecting from today. The new ...