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The beginnings of obesity epidemic coincides with increasing prescriptions of serotonin-reuptake-inhibiting antidepressants (SSRIs) like Prozac and Paxil since the 80's for even simple behavioral and psychological problems. And this is not coincidental, but very much interconnected.
American educator Helen Keller overcame the adversity of being blind and deaf to become one of the 20th century's leading humanitarians.
Arranged marriages are no 'one size, fits all'. The parents who arrange their son/daughter meeting, make use of matrimonial sites to search for alliances fitting certain criteria. When the children okay the proposal, the parents make most of the wedding arrangements.
Will marriage upgrade from being an endangered species to becoming extinct?
Perhaps, resveratrol can explain the “French Paradox” –the enigma why the French eat a high-fat diet but do not gain much weight.
You are diet-conscious, yet when you step on the weighing scales, you are disappointed that there is no drop in the weight. What went wrong?
Scientists have created a novel, hybrid immune cell that combines two kinds of immune cells—T cells and natural killer (NK) cells, which can destroy cancer cells.
The polystyrene products are ecologically as bad as plastics.
How to be a Google guy in a Google world, and avoid being barred by Google.
Cumin adds aroma to your food and fitness to your health.
Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, the Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru.
Do Near-Death Experiences (NDE) provide evidence for the survival of the self beyond the physical function of the brain, especially when neuro-scientist say that scientists can induce out-of-body experiences?
Traditionally used as a spice for decades, turmeric as an herbal medicine caught the attention of the modern world only recently. It is used in South Asian cooking as well as traditional Chinese and ayurvedic medicine. The active component of turmeric is curcumin, which has antioxidan...
How Siddhartha the prince of Kapilavastu attains enlightenment
How Siddhartha, the prince of Kapilavastu across the foothills of the Himalayas, became Buddha, the 'awakened one', is an interesting story.
Bone marrow transplantation procedure used to treat diseases once thought incurable involves the transplantation of blood stem cells derived from the bone marrow. A recent newspaper reports that two men with longstanding HIV infections no longer have detectable HIV in their blood cell...
The release of CFCs or chlorofluorocarbons into the atmosphere through human activities has caused a massive hole in the ozone layer right above Antarctica and if unchecked, melting icecaps may inundate several regions of the earth in the future.
An antioxidant found in many types of seafood and algae, astaxanthin fights off free radicals and protects you against skin cancer.
Many spine problems result from poor posture that subjects the spine to abnormal stresses. Learning how to place the pelvis in a neutral alignment will help to balance the spine and prevent back pain.
Electronic waste, commonly referred to as e-waste, is electronic equipment such as broken cellphones, old computers, iPods, small appliances, and other obsolete gadgets that no longer serve a purpose and are thus discarded. This E-trash is a growing menace that can be solved only by c...
Prolonged sitting causes tight Psoas muscles, which makes pelvis to tilt anteriorly and cause pain in the back.
The western coastline belt of India comprising of Kutch and Saurashtra up to northern Gujarat and the western Rajasthan is one of the richest source of folk embroidery in the world.
Some great tips for people suffering back pain caused by desk-bound jobs.
Human-produced greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide have caused much of the observed increase in Earth's temperatures over the past 50 years.
Insufficient Vitamin D can lead to colon cancer, inflammation, multiple sclerosis, seasonal disorders and depression.