• How exercise keeps depression at bay

    How exercise keeps depression at bay

     It is known that physical exercise has many beneficial effects on health and researchers have now found how exercise shields the brain from stress-induced depression.

  • Humble turmeric may treat neurological disorders

    Humble turmeric may treat neurological disorders

    A bioactive compound found in turmeric promotes stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain, reveals new research.

  • Hoop for Joy

    Hoop for Joy

    A Native American dance workshop aims to bring out the child in you

  • Smartphone addiction: Are you a nomophobic?

    Smartphone addiction: Are you a nomophobic?

    Does the thought of losing your phone, set your teeth on edge? Do you suddenly snap at your partner if he/she tells you to switch off your phone in bed? From the train commute to the dinner table, smartphones have become our new crutch to stay clued and communicate with each other. Is this hampering our basic social interaction skills? the guide finds out

  • Get lean like WWE star Wade Bad News Barrett

    Get lean like WWE star Wade Bad News Barrett

    WWE star Wade Bad News Barrett, who was recently in India to launch the game WWE 2K15, shares his diet and exercise secrets to help one achieve a lean, muscular look

  • The big O - Obesity

    The big O - Obesity

    Dr Shrihari Dhorepatil, eminent obesity surgeon says it is about time one separates fa(c)t from fiction

  • Bootcamp with a barbeque, anyone?

    Bootcamp with a barbeque, anyone?

    This beach bootcamp combines fitness, adventure and a moonlight barbeque

  • Experts decode the reasons behind high suicide rates in India

    Experts decode the reasons behind high suicide rates in India

    A recent WHO report has found that India has one of the highest rates of suicide. Although overall, more men commit suicide, the report singled out Indian women falling between the age group 15 to 29 as vulnerable. Mental health professionals discuss what makes a girl or woman in the country suicidal

  • Designer genes may help treat sleep disorders

    Designer genes may help treat sleep disorders

    In what could lead to new treatment for sleep disorders, including insomnia, researchers have developed designer genes to remotely control neurons in a part of the brain responsible for deep sleep

  • Suffering from bipolar disorder? Practice yoga

    Suffering from bipolar disorder? Practice yoga

    Yoga practice may yield significant mental health benefits for people with bipolar disorder, a survey study suggests.

  • Yoga improves <strong>health</strong>, reduces stress

    Yoga improves health, reduces stress

    Yoga is the best way to tackle anxiety, stress and psycho neurotic disorders, easily resulting in better health and regulation of stress hormones, health experts said.

  • <strong>Health</strong>: Secrets for getting a glowing skin

    Health: Secrets for getting a glowing skin

    From smoking to stress and harmful chemicals in beauty products, there are myriad factors that can harm your skin. In Skin Talks, a book by cosmetic dermatologist Dr Jaishree Sharad, the author gives pointers on how to maintain your skin in tip-top shape

  • Long working hours bad for your heart

    Long working hours bad for your heart

    The longer the work hours or overtime you put in, the higher your chances of developing coronary heart disease within 10 years, says an alarming study.

  • What makes teenagers so angry and aggressive?

    What makes teenagers so angry and aggressive?

    While teenagers today are high on Intelligence Quotient, they are low on Emotional Quotient, leading to anger and aggression. Nikshubha Garg speaks to psychologists to understand why rage is becoming a huge problem among youngsters in India today and what techniques can be applied to help them

  • Want to be a better worker? Take a power nap

    Want to be a better worker? Take a power nap

    Shreyanka Mazumdar talks to fitness experts and finds out how a power nap can make you more productive and work wonders for your skin

  • Longer recovery time from flu is not a virus mutation, say Mumbai doctors

    Longer recovery time from flu is not a virus mutation, say Mumbai doctors

    Doctors in the city have observed that many patients diagnosed with influenza are taking an unusually long time to recover; however, experts have dismissed the possibility of a virus mutation

  • Is suicide linked to sunshine?

    Is suicide linked to sunshine?

    A new study shows that lesser suicide rates are associated with more daily sunshine in the preceding 14 to 60 days.

  • Daily meditation may reduce migraine pain

    Daily meditation may reduce migraine pain

    For those suffering from migraine attacks, daily meditation might be a good idea for instant relief.

  • Enrich your mind with yoga

    Enrich your mind with yoga

    Attend a free hour-long workshop on the ancient form of yoga that will help you relax and introspect

  • Even fluoride-rich toothpaste can't kill bacteria

    Even fluoride-rich toothpaste can't kill bacteria

     Know why your toothpaste is not able to fight bad breath or tooth decay? Blame it on the bacteria itself.