Do you suffer from psoriasis? Beware, you may be at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

People with psoriasis are at an increased risk of developing Type-2 diabetes than those without the condition, and the risk increases dramatically based on the severity of the disease, says a study. Psoriasis is a disease of the immune system in which inflammation causes skin cells to multiply faster than […]

Benefits of Potatoes: 14 Incredible Benefits of this Super Vegetable That You May Not Have Known

You see them in your curries, you see them in your stews, street-side chaat, homemade pulavs and biryani, you see them everywhere. Potatoes are an indispensable part of Indian cooking and we aren’t complaining! It’s ability to blend into any preparation and shine as one the star ingredients is what makes it a […]

Brain Activity and Good Diet May Prevent Insomnia-Related Depression

al feedback as well as reinforce behaviours that are rewarded, while reducing behaviours that are not. The results showed that those who were less susceptible to the effects of poor sleep showed significantly higher brain activity in response to positive feedback or reward compared to negative feedback. The effects of […]

Forgetting things but unaware of it? You may be at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease

Canadian researchers have found that although memory loss is an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, it is those who are unaware of the problem that are more likely to go on to develop the condition. Carried out by researchers at Ontario’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), the new […]

Small Business Owners Are Retiring & Why Millennials May Not Fill The Gap on America’s Main Street

I research & write on longevity, generational trends & innovation. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Norm Eggert Photography After 235 Years one of the nation’s oldest hardware stores closes. Is America’s Main Street in retirement or transition? A local hardware store in Worcester, Massachusetts recently announced that it […]

About 300 mainland Chinese tours to Hong Kong may be cancelled or postponed amid flu fears

About 300 tours to Hong Kong comprising more than 10,000 visitors may be cancelled or postponed amid worries about the city’s summer flu outbreak that has so far killed more than 300 people. The Hong Kong Tourism Association, which represents travel agencies, said mainland companies were asking to cancel the […]