Commonly known as date or date palm, Botanical name Phoenix dactylifera, is a flowering plant species in the palm family, Arecaceae. It is cultivated for its edible sweet fruit. It is probably originated from the Fertile Crescent region straddling between Egypt and Mesopotamia.
Bhubaneswar: Commonly known as Holy Basil (Tulsi), Botanical name (Ocimum tenuiflorum), is an aromatic perennial plant in the Lamiaceae family. It is also known as the "Queen of Herbs."
Bhubaneswar: Coriander or dhania (Botanical name Coriandrum sativum) is also known as cilantro. It is otherwise known as Chinese parsley as well.
London: Eating an egg daily can have a beneficial effect on the blood metabolite profile that is related to a lower risk of Type-2 diabetes, a new study shows. The findings showed that the blood samples of men who ate more eggs included certain lipid molecules that positively correlated with the blood profile of men who remained free of Type-2 diabetes. "
Bhubaneswar: The winter is here and the colder temperatures can have a damaging effect on your skin elasticity and health. The cold and dry weather drain out the skin’s vital moisturiser. Here are few tips and tricks to achieve a flawless and glowing skin make up.
New Delhi: Wearing stilettos or pencil heels might be fashionable but it can have an adverse affect on health, especially bones, and may lead to major health hazards like degenerative arthritis -- also called osteoarthritis.
London: Women who are in the habit of popping up over-the-counter painkillers during pregnancy could increase the risk of their daughters entering puberty earlier than normal, warns a research.
Taipei: Higher levels of air pollution may be linked to a heightened risk of developing oral cancer, which includes cancers of the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate, a study has found.
New Delhi: By cracking down on artificial nicotine products, India will miss the historical opportunity to reduce the burden of disease and deaths due to smoking and tobacco as these products are 95 per cent less risky than conventional cigarettes, health experts said.
New Delhi: When festivity comes ringing in your life, you know there is a lot of exchange of greetings and gifts and a lot of money is spent in the process. So why not spend money efficiently and effectively to save up every time you shop this year?
New Delhi: Newborn babies are bundles of joy for every parent. However, taking care of them is not just exciting but challenging as well. Their laughter brings happiness to everyone around, and their cries fill the atmosphere with a sense of urgency.
Beijing: China has seen an increase of 14 per cent in the number of people living with HIV and AIDS, officials have said.
New York: In an unusual case, researchers have reported how a newborn baby of an HIV-negative mother got the infection from his father who was also suffering from chicken pox.
New Delhi: Reporting from the frontlines of the war against polio and drawing on detailed interviews with key players, Thomas Abraham has chronicled "the mind-boggling story" of the polio campaign in "Polio: The Odyssey of Eradication". He has asserted that the World Health Organisation (WHO) underestimated the spread of the poliovirus, and according to his findings, it is unlikely that the world
New Delhi: More than a billion smartphones will be sold in India over the next five years, taking the number of users to surpass 700 million by 2022, Counterpoint Research said on Friday.
According to International Diabetes Federation's ‘Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease report, in 2015, approximately five million were estimated to have died from diabetes, the majority of these as a result of cardiovascular complications. The report adds that populous countries have the largest absolute number of people dying from CVD, and include China, India and the Russian Federation.
Toronto: Parents, please take note. If you want your kids to do well in life, limit their screen time to less than two hours, encourage them to do physical activities and to have sufficient sleep, suggests new research.
New Delhi: The festive season brings on parties and gatherings galore. Try new hairstyles every time you step out, and ensure you put on make-up that lasts long.
New Delhi: A new hairdryer made of 23.75 karat gold has been launched.
New York: Struggling hard to shed those extra kilos? If so, foods high in carbohydrates -- found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes -- may help you reduce body weight and fat as well as improve insulin function, suggests a study challenging previous beliefs.