Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Hepatitis C drug Gilead's sofosbuvir to get FDA Approval

Check out the positive review of Gilead Sciences Inc's hepatitis C drug - Sofosbuvir given by the ‘U.S. Food and Drug Administration’ (FDA).

Gilead Sciences’ much-anticipated hepatitis C drug, named as Sofosbuvir, has been given the thumbs up by an FDA advisory group. All 15 members of the Food and Drug Administration’s panel of virus experts have voted in favor of approving Sofosbuvir, a daily pill designed to treat several forms of Hepatitis C. Usually FDA follows the recommendations made by its advisory panels, but not required to do so. The FDA is expected to make the final decision regarding the approval of the drug by 8th of December 2013.

Hepatitis C drug Gilead's sofosbuvir

Yoga for fast digestion of foods

Yoga plays a vital role in our life. There are uncountable benefits of it. Learn more about the different yoga poses for improving the digestion of food.

The discovery of Yoga is quite ancient and since from that time people are regularly doing it to avail its benefits. Now more and more people are taking the help of Yoga to get ride of some really serious problems. It not only strengthens our body but also help us to discover ourselves as with patience, concentration power, more relaxation to the body. There are uncountable benefits of doing Yoga. Yoga is best in bringing the mental peace to your mind, body and soul. Yoga boosts life with more positive power and helps in curing many life threatening diseases. And one such problem can be slow digestion. The problem of slow digestion leads too many problems like constipation, bloating, burning sensation, gas, abdominal distension and many common problems with very uncommon and quite danger results. Yoga works like wonder for boosting the digestion process.

a woman doing yoga for fast digestion

Following are some of the useful Yoga poses:

Ardha Matsyendrasana: Sitting Spinal Twist:
As this exercise is very helpful for the fast digestion of the food and along with that it has many other benefits too. It is really helpful in maintaining flexibility in the spinal cord, increase the oxygen supply in the body, stretch the hip muscles, and bring calmness in mind. Those who are suffering from the spinal pain or back pain must consult a doctor before attempting this exercise.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Reasons Why Obesity Can Cause Fertility Problems?

Every couple wants to start their family planning, once they get settle down in their professional and personal life. Sometimes people avoid taking care of their health and this makes them overweight easily, when they just stay focused in their professional life. Being obese just doesn't make you look bad but it also gives invitation to heart problems and other health issues. Recent studies have shown that being obese can also reduce fertility of male and female both. So, now start doing exercise more cautiously to make you look good as well as to increase your fertility.

Reasons Why Obesity Can Cause Fertility Problems?

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Natural pain killer for knee pain

Tried everything to control your knee pain? Check out the most effective natural pain killers that will give you long lasting relief from the arthritis pain.

Some years before, knee pain was considered as a sign of old age, but in today’s mal-nutritive lifestyle, any one can easily become patient of different kinds of joint pain. One of the most irritating and unbearable pain that take out your breath for few minutes is Knee pain, known as Rheumatoid arthritis. It stops you from enjoying some beautiful moments of your life like playing with your children or grand children, watching movie in theater, dancing with your partner, etc. It is most painful that almost affect your all the daily routine, associated with walking. If you visit any rheumatologist, then he will give you prescription for some pain killers and tell you to go for knee replacements or other surgery. But arthritis is combination of different health problems that have in swelling of the knee joint. So, besides using pain killers which affect negatively on other body parts, check out below given easy and natural knee pain killers to relive pain.

pain in knee due to arthritis

Green tea: Besides being great remedy for reducing the level of cholesterol and risk of colon and prostrate cancer, it is also beneficial for knee pain. As per the recent study, green tea extracts epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) that cures pain causing inflammation in knee. Drinking fresh green tea helps more to reduce the pain.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Health benefits of Green Onion (Scallion)

Besides just Red onions, include Green onions in your daily diet to lose weight and to get various health benefits of nutrient rich scallions.

A member of the Allium family - Onion has several names like scallion, welsh onion, spring onion, salad onion, Japanese bunching onion, etc. It is one of the most versatile garden veggies with numerous benefits. Green onions are nothing but immature onions with soft folded green leaves, which are known as scallions. They are used in many culinary dishes to enhance or to add versatile flavor in dish. Scallions are specially known for their anti-oxidant or anti-histamine qualities. They are rich in vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients. Spring onion’s white premature bulb and green leaves both are edible and used in many dishes to increase its taste. Moreover, it is great to have a cup of juice everyday as it is low in calories and fat, and may provide some additional health benefits. Check out various benefits of Green onions and its nutritional value to add them in your daily diet.

Green Onion health benefits

Nutritional information of 100 g chopped raw scallions:
  • Calories - 32 kcal
  • Total Fat - 0 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium -16 mg
  • Total Carbohydrates - 7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3 g
  • Sugars - 2 g
  • Protein - 2 g
  • Calcium - 31 mg
  • Iron - 1.2 mg
  • Potassium -180 mg
  • Carotene -14 µg
  • Vitamin B1 - 0.04 mg
  • Vitamin B2 - 0.04 mg
  • Vitamin C - 11 mg
Excellent for weight loss diet: Many people are following strict diet and exercise to lose couple of pounds. Spring onions can help them to achieve their goal. You can add green onions in many weight loss dishes that will give you compliment with great taste and low calorie and fat servings.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Halloween costume and decoration ideas popular in 2013

Getting confused in selecting Halloween costumes or decoration theme, now make this really easy with the given popular ideas of 2013 for Halloween costume and decorations.

Halloween is just on the way. Just couple of days is remaining to prepare for celebrating the Halloween festival. There are so many things to do during this festival such as unique costume selections, deciding decoration theme, planning pranks, preparing pumpkins jack-o-lanterns and apple bobbing, etc. In all activities, costumes and decorations theme selection are the tough job to do, as costumes and decoration must be unique to become the center of attraction in the party, gathering or parade. Moreover, decoration theme should also be awesome to make Halloween event fun and rocking. Every year, there is a new and exciting trend for costumes and decoration themes in Halloween. Here are given the popular ideas of 2013 related to Halloween costumes and decoration, which can help you to make Halloween more joyous than usual one.

A girl with Halloween costume in Halloween themed party

Halloween Costume Ideas:
Scary Costume is the heart of the Halloween. People wear different types of costumes as per the theme, style, trend or taste. Costumes can be funny, scary, spooky or freaking. Categories for costumes varies in different ways such as Humorous, Pirates, Vampires, Horror, Renaissance, TV & Movie characters, Disney characters, Super Heroes, Pop Singers, etc. There are various costume ideas available for toddlers, teen-age, adults, etc.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Halloween Cupcake Recipes and Ideas for 2013

Celebrate Halloween with the latest, creepy and spooky Halloween ideas of cupcakes and decorations to make your Halloween party full of excitement.

Halloween celebration countdown has begun and you might have started your preparation for it. Halloween is an abbreviation of All Hallows Even or it is a day before all Hallows day that is also known as All Saints Day begins. It is a catholic holiday and we buy or prepare scariest costume for Halloween theme party and many unique and delicious dishes for our loved ones on this day. We also decorate our home with scary decorating items such as scary lightening with carved pumpkin. Check out Halloween cupcake recipes and different ideas to make your Halloween party scariest and enjoyable.

Halloween cupcake and decoration ideas for your home

Thursday, October 10, 2013

What is Krokodil drug? All you need to know about Krokodil

Checkout all information that will help you to stay away from flesh-rotting side effects of most toxic synthetic opioid drug Krokodil or Desomorphine.

Many people use morphine dominated drugs to feel pleased and mesmerized, by leaving their all worries on side and to escape into the different world. But they do not understand that drug pleasure will become more stinky and death leading in some interval of time after its first dose. Recently, one new drug Krokodil is the hottest in demand just because it is so much cheaper than morphine. It is produced by Russia and it is really toxic drug that eat living flesh of addicts to the limit that user die in just two years due to infections in open bone depth wounds. Let’s get brief information about Krokodil aka flesh-rotting drug.

Drug addicted girl having krokodil injection in her hand
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Chemical composition and ingredients of Krokodil:
Chemically it comes in the 6-hydroxyl group and the 7, 8 double bond have been reduced by chemical reactions to obtain psychoactive chemical (opioid) - Krokodil. It’s chemically known as is Desomorphine or Dihydrodesoxymorphine or Permonid; where as Krokodil is its street name.
Krokodil is a mixture or extract acquired by cooking codeine-based pills (a sleep-inducing, cold and analgesic drug) with iodine, paint thinner, gasoline, alcohol, red phosphorous, lighter fluid, hydrochloric acid or oil. Ingredients used to make krokodil are toxic in nature to composition of our body system.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Trusted Ingredients for flawless and glowing skin

Want to have that perfect glowing skin naturally? Then here’s a list of trustworthy natural ingredients that will give your skin a flawless glow in no time.

Each and every woman on this planet desires to have flawless, glowing skin. Well, there is no need to spend your hard-earned money at beauty parlors or on expensive chemically-laden beauty products for it. As you can easily get the picture-perfect flawless skin using natural ingredients you already have in your kitchen! Given below are some of the most effective and trustworthy skin-care ingredients gifted to us by Nature. Include them in your daily beauty regimen and get gorgeous glowing skin naturally without any side effects.

Girl with glowing skin

Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is incredibly beneficial for skin. It contains amazing antibacterial and antifungal properties that can help fight acne and other skin problems. In addition to removing excess oil from your skin, ACV is said to regulate the pH levels. There are several ways to use this amazing ingredient in your daily routine. For instance, mix one part ACV with two parts water and you can use it as a toner by spreading this mixture on your skin with a cotton ball. You can also apply some ACV directly on your skin and leave it overnight to fade dark spots and acne scars.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Gray hair myths and facts

Are you confused with different myth of gray hair and want to know truth behind it? Read the below article to know the truth and tips for reducing gray hair.

Beautiful hair is considered as a naturally gifted ornament and we want to make it looks shiny and black always. But due to daily interaction with harmful chemicals, improper diet, stress and other causes; our hair starts graying before the old age. So, there are some of the myths that are speeded up from mouth to mouth and generation to generation for early graying of hair. Yes, there are some truths in such myths but not in all of them. It might lead you towards the wrong path to take care of your hair. So, find out the “Truth” of every “Myth” about the hair graying as described below and take good care of your hair.

Gray hair myths and facts

Myth 1: If you will pluck one gray hair, then it will cause more gray hair to grow from that follicle.
Truth: It is absolute wrong. Plucking gray hair will only make you bald after the some period of time, if don’t stop plucking. Our hair follicle have only place for one hair strand, so it is impossible that at the same point more than one gray hair will grow.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Navratri Health Tips and Food to remain energized

Check out the health and food tips that will make you more healthy and energetic during the nine nights of Navratri to let you play garba with full of energy.

Navratri is a vibrant and most energetic Indian festival that is loved by all, especially youngsters. For nine divine nights of Navratri, people play “Garba” for late night and this may lead them to different kinds of health issues due to less sleeping hours and long hours of playing garba that leads to tiredness. People also do fasting in Navratri days to following our ancient tradition to worship Goddess Durga also for cleansing, detoxifying and getting their bodies rested. This is the main reason that Navratri is also known as festival to follow internal cleansing, physically and spiritually. So, check out some health and food tips that helps you stay healthy and full of energy during nine nights of Navratri.

Health and food tips for Navratri, Drink fruit juice to stay healthy in Navratri

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Indian Sex Survey: Fact about Indian' Sex Life

The annual global sex survey, conducted by Men's Health, has come up with some shocking facts about the Indian Sex Life. Check it out here.

Men’s Health - India’s largest selling men’s magazine - has published the global sex survey in its September issue. Touted as the largest survey of its kind, the magazine surveyed more than 50,000 people from over 30 countries across the world to gauge sexual attitudes and behaviors of different people. The main purpose of this survey was to examine how men & women from different parts of the world are better than others in certain aspects of sex and relationships. And the survey revealed some really unexpected findings that have raised many eyebrows - especially in India.

Survey of sex life of Indians

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