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Vitamin D foods during pregnancy may shield babies from asthma

By: IANS | London | Published:May 27, 2017 6:12 pm   Vitamin D intake in pregnancy improves the immunity of a kid. (Source: ThinkStock Images) Taking vitamin D supplements in pregnancy can positively change the immune response of the newborn baby, which could help to protect against respiratory infections and …

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Love street food? Beware, you may catch diseases like cholera!

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published:May 27, 2017 7:53 pm Unhygenic street food may lead you to severe diseases. (Source: ThinkStock Images) Street food options are always tempting, but be cautious about indulging in it as you may contract gastrointestinal infections. It’s best to consume spicy and oily food …

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Exposure to diesel pollution may damage your heart

By: IANS | London | Published:May 27, 2017 6:14 pm Diesel pollution increases the pressure in the heart. (Source: File Photo) People exposed to particulate matter (PM) emitted mainly from diesel used in vehicles may be at greater risk of developing heart attack, heart failure and death, researchers warned. The …

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Depressed? Climb rocks or walls without ropes to heal yourself

By: IANS | New York | Published:May 26, 2017 6:17 pm Bouldering, a traditional physical activity reduces depression. (Source: ThinkStock Images) Besides building muscles and endurance, bouldering, which involves climbing rocks or walls to a moderate height without ropes or a harness, may also treat symptoms of depression, suggests new …

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