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 […]

Senior citizens, beware: Ageing can delay your perception of falls

Delay in perception of falls is part of getting older which thereby increases the risk of injury or death in seniors, says a recent study. The findings will help shape the development of wearable fall prevention technology and allow clinicians to more accurately identify at-risk individuals. “Falling threatens one’s survival,” […]

What Goes into the Making of Lucknow’s Famous Tokri (Basket) Chaat?

Lucknow maybe famously known as the ‘city of Nawabs’ but for food lovers, it is the ultimate hub to savour spice loaded kebabs, aromatic biryanis, and chat-pata chaats, among other lip-smacking delicacies. It is a food lover’s paradise. You can literally dedicate each day to trying a different category of food, and it wouldn’t be […]

What is Sabudana Made of?

Come Navratri or any other Indian festival where devotees observe a fast, sabudanabecomes an essential ingredient during the fasting period. The little sabudana pearls can be cooked in myriad ways to create lip-smacking dishes that not just provide essential energy during fasting, but also with flavours to relish inspite of following a restricted diet. No Navratri […]

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Most of us know how important getting enough exercise is, but with the fast pace of modern life, everyday responsibilities can sometimes get in the way. For those struggling to find the time to fit in a workout Dr Irvin Sulapas, assistant professor of family and community medicine at Baylor […]

University of Worcester’s deputy head Leverne Barber awarded a top teaching award

UNIVERSITY of Worcester’s deputy head of the Institute of Sport and Exercise Science has been awarded one of the country’s top teaching awards. Leverne Barber, deputy head of the Institute of Sport and Exercise Science, is one of only 55 people to receive a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher […]

Students lock out officials of law varsity NSURL in Ranchi, allege fund misappropriation

Ranchi The National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi, was in a virtual lockdown as students closed the main gate of the varsity on Wednesday to protest against alleged anomalies and misappropriation of funds. They refused to let any varsity authority enter the university premises and sought to […]

Trying to get rid of dark circles? Here are some surefire remedies

Make-up, concealers and even botox can help to hide the problem of dark circles, but the problem needs to be tackled from within. A regular skin and health care programme needs to be followed, say experts. Prabhu Mishra, CEO and President, StemGenn Therapeutics, and Bhavuk Mittal, consultant dermatology, Columbia Asia Hospital, Ghaziabad, list […]