Can ginseng cure erectile dysfunction?
November 20, 2013 at 6:04 pm
Ginseng is a root that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for aeons. There have been claims that it can cure erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, act as a stimulant and even as a type II diabetes treatment. Ancient Chinese wisdom claims that ginseng cures problems with sexual
Know your gym equipment: Medicine ball
November 20, 2013 at 2:35 pm
Frequent gym-goers often ignore the humble medicine ball for other equipment like dumbbells, barbells and machines. The truth is that the medicine ball is a great piece of equipment which can be used for numerous exercises. Unlike barbells or dumbbells, medicine balls allow for more flexibility,
Could you be allergic to condoms?
November 18, 2013 at 12:09 pm
Condoms are the greatest thing since sliced bread. They prevent STDS and unwanted pregnancies and are now available in various sizes and flavours to cater to your taste. But did you know that they could seriously put your life in jeopardy?
We’re not kidding. You see most condoms are made out of
Is the government pushing medical education into the dark ages?
November 18, 2013 at 10:40 am
Recently, the Centre gave its nod to the Union Health Ministry to go ahead with the scheme to create mid-level rural healthcare professionals under the aegis of a course called the Bachelor of Science (Community Health). The government has decided to go ahead with the decision despite vehement
Born too soon – the dangers of premature birth
November 17, 2013 at 9:20 am
November 17 is World Prematurity Day.
According to the WHO, every year an estimated 15 million babies are born premature or preterm and over 1 million babies die due to preterm birth complications. Premature births are in fact the leading cause of death in newborn babies and the second leading
Could electronic cigarettes save a million lives?
November 14, 2013 at 5:28 pm
The argument for e-cigarettes is going stronger everyday and recently a conference at the Royal Society for London, the august gathering was of the opinion that electronic cigarettes could help mitigate the health hazards of regular cigarettes. The use of e-cigarettes has gone up in recent years
The perils of being a child in India (Children’s Day Special)
November 14, 2013 at 1:27 pm
While the nation celebrates Children’s Day, it would be important to take stock of the condition most of our children live in. A new CRY report suggests that every second child in India is malnourished and child sex ratio is as low as 914 girls for every 1000 boys. Other findings from the report
Sex, alcohol and stress – things likely to give you a stroke!
November 11, 2013 at 12:41 pm
What are the primary triggers of stroke? Sex, alcohol and stress are the leading candidates. A recent study conducted by AIIMS on 290 stroke victims found that stress, alcohol and sex some of the common triggers for stroke in Indian men. The study found that high-risk activities are responsible
Is the withdrawal method good enough to prevent pregnancies?
November 8, 2013 at 11:24 am
The withdrawal method, also known as coitus interreptus, is probably the oldest form of birth control practised in the world. The mechanism is pretty simple, while having sex a person is supposed to pull out before they ejaculate. Sadly, it’s never as easy as it sounds. Here are the pros and
Asexuality (not being interested in sex) is completely normal
November 6, 2013 at 4:50 pm
Do you feel absolutely no attraction to people of either sex? Do you find the very notion of sex preposterous? You could be part of 1% of the world’s population that identifies as asexual. Most modern experts on sexuality consider asexuality the fourth orientation after hetero, homo and
Five common exercising myths busted
November 4, 2013 at 12:26 pm
If you’re ever set foot in a gym, you must have heard some pretty crazy myths. We recap five of the craziest one we’ve come across about exercising:
Myth: Women should not lift weights
This is a myth that we find extremely frustrating. The notion that weight training is only for men is
Happy b’day Shah Rukh Khan: 4 things he needs to change for his health’s sake!
November 2, 2013 at 3:10 pm
Bollywood’s King Khan turned 48 today and we must say that we really love him. There’s something about him which is quite unlike other actors. It’s almost as if he has no PR agency to prove him with sound bites, he says what comes to his mind, does what his heart desires . Basically he’s
Don’t pile on the extra pounds this Diwali!
November 1, 2013 at 3:46 pm
The Festival of Lights is notorious for playing havoc with the best laid weight loss and diet plans. While we don’t want to play spoilsport, the truth is that this elongated festive season tends to seriously affect our health thanks to the tonnes of sweets, fried stuff and unhealthy stuff in
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s birthday: 5 reasons we love the actress
November 1, 2013 at 12:00 pm
There are very few Indian actors who’ve achieved global recognition like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Thrust into the limelight when she appeared in a Pepsi commercial with Aamir Khan, the actress went on to win the coveted Miss World title, the same year her contemporary Sushmita Sen won the Miss