Ripple effect of misinformation on Internet

If Google is one source, Facebook and YouTube are the other two key providers of misinformation. With the availability of mobile phones and access to Internet, it has become easy for people, who want to propagate the information they get from doctors, to put it out there. Continue Reading

Mother’s milk contains high quantity of whey protein: Doctor

With 1 to 7 August is observed as World Breastfeeding Week, ‘News Today’ explains the benefits of feeding one’s baby with human milk and how working women can overcome the hurdles. Continue Reading

Children with high intake of sugar-sweetened drinks more likely to be obese: WHO

Everyone has sweet tooth and no one can say no to desserts, agree? Oh, well you have to. A bowl of gulab jamun and a glass of milk. Naturally, the hands go to the jamun. But there are people who strictly say no to sweets, and then there are the ones that hoard how much ever they can. Continue Reading

Drinking ‘koozh’ helps beat summer heat

Tamilians prepare the kanji with raagi that helps oneself rejuvenate as scorching summer drains the physiology to the extreme possible level. Loaded with abundant nutrients, the cereal is something that is still battling with the much-loved pizza and burger. Continue Reading

Fast facts on fasting: Pack it with nutritive liquids, say experts

When we do not consume anything for most part of the day, our body utilises the stored carbohydrate and fat to energise once all the calories from the previous night’s meal have been exhausted. Continue Reading

Using phones in dark can lead to permanent vision loss: Experts

Darkness sets in, clock ticks fast, we hit the bed (or at least, we pretend to) and pull out the mobile phone to text non-stop / complete binge-watching a series or in the case of middle-aged folks, it is YouTube videos before the sun creeps in. Continue Reading

Stay hydrated & healthy to beat the heat this summer

Summer has already begun in Chennai. Comes with it are a variety of conditions like heat stroke, dehydration, boils, et al. The underlined point is that, one can battle them if they stay hydrated and healthy. It is that time of the year, where people need to be extremely cautious of what they eat and drink. Continue Reading