NEWS FEED

Meditation helps in lowering blood pressure

A study done on African Americans has revealed that transcendental meditation (a particular mind-body technique) is an effective alternative to blood-pressure lowering medication. The researchers said that one can lower his/her blood pressure naturally by using this mind-body technique […]

Walnut – For an Healthy Heart?

Recent research has shown that Walnuts, which are already known to be beneficial in lowering LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol) may also help to restore elasticity in damaged arteries. A healthy artery is elastic i.e. if the amount of […]

Low Back Pain exercises should match patient’s Directional Preference

According to a recently conducted study, Low Back Pain (LBP) patients should be trained in exercise that matches their directional preference (DP). Directional preference is defined (for patients with LBP) as exercise in a specific plane that decreases lumbar […]

Tai chi exercises– Ancient Chinese martial art may improve balance, physical functioning and ease arthritis pain

The ancient Chinese martial art of tai chi has gained interest in the last few years as a preventive to falls that often leas to broken bones in the frail elderly. Researchers think that tai chi exercises help arthritis […]

HEALTH

Risks associated with blood thinners rise with age

A new study revealed that the risk of bleeding and thromboembolism (blood clots) increases with age in people who use anticoagulants.

Anticoagulants are an important class of drugs, which thins […]

Heavy teens have higher blood lipid levels

We all know that the weight gain has a direct relationship with lipid levels. In order to find out whether the same rule is applicable to teens also, a […]

Impact of cell phones on Health

Modern technology and technological advances are often greeted with suspicion. The current commodity in this list is cell phone. There are wide spreading rumors about the serious side effects […]

Vitamin B6 in prevention of colorectal cancer in women

According to a study from Harvard Medical School, women with higher intakes of vitamin B6 either from food or supplements may be less likely to develop colon or rectum […]


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FITNESS

Wondering, which exercise to choose, when you have aching joints

Researches have shown that if you want these aching joints to keep moving for rest of your life, then you have to get up and get moving. Working out […]

Aerobic Exercise for Better Migraine Management

According to a recent study, people suffering from migraine (without aura) who participated in an aerobic exercise program had significantly less migraine attacks compared to people with migraine who […]

Blood pressure measurement during exercise- a better indicator for underlying heart problem

Recent findings suggest that measuring blood pressure while exercising is a better indicator for underlying heart dysfunction as compared to measuring blood pressure at rest. It can help in […]

Aerobic exercise effective in controlling blood pressure

Previous studies have established that regular exercises help maintain blood pressure. However, recent studies have found that aerobic exercises such as brisk walking, jogging, swimming, cycling, dancing are quite […]


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NUTRITION

Low-iodine diet improves the efficacy of Radio Active Iodine (RAI) Treatment

Latest research has found that thyroid cancer patients can achieve better results with Radio Active Iodine (RAI) Therapy if they take a low iodine diet. A study was conducted […]

Harmful effects of High Protein Diets

Some researches have reported that high protein diet may lead to higher levels of homocystein (a by–product of protein metabolism and an independent risk factor for heart disease). Although […]

Fad diets – Ayurvedic Diet

In our ongoing series of Fad diets finally we are telling you about the Ayurvedic Diet.

Ayurvedic Diet

In Ayurveda, a balanced diet does not revolve around fats, carbohydrates and proteins. […]

Fad diets – Blood Group Diet

In this edition of Bestonhealth newsletter we are telling you about the Blood group diet

Blood Group Diet 
At first instance, the concept of eating according to a specific blood […]

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