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Parents, here are some effective techniques to ease your child’s vaccination pain

The pain of jabs can sometimes be a barrier to getting kids vaccinated, but according to a recent study, the pokes don’t have to be so petrifying, and parents can actually play a big role in soothing the sting. The research from York University’s OUCH Cohort at the Faculty of Health found that the amount of distress and pain felt by a preschooler during a vaccination is strongly related to how their parents help them cope before and during an appointment. In the study, researchers used the data from 548…

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Do you put off exercise? Here are 5 surprising reasons to take up working out now

The aversion to exercising is so strong among so many people, that scientists are even working on a pill that mimics the positive health benefits of exercise without actually requiring to break a sweat. But until that happens, our daily routine must include one thing: Working out. While we’ve all heard that regular exercise can improve heart health, reduce risk of diabetes, and strengthen muscles, it can also enhance the quality of your life in a number of ways. Here are five such benefits, as reported by CNN, which may surprise you. 1)…

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Not so healthy after all. Here are five superfoods that you can avoid

Acai berries, goji berries, kale, pineapples and now mares’ milk — according to nutritionist Raphaël Gruman, there’s no need to rush out and buy these trending “superfoods”. Better and less expensive dietary options are available to people who want to get in greater quantities of natural vitamins and antioxidants. * Acai berries: The fruit of the South American acai palm is a big seller in organic grocery stores. Acai berries are rich in vitamin C, but so are a majority of fruits, notably kiwi fruit and in particular golden kiwi fruit….

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Stay healthy on a budget. Here are five inexpensive superfoods for you

There’s more to superfoods than kale and chia seeds. And not all superfoods require you to spend a lot of money. Nutritionists suggest natural superfoods to ensure you stay in good health. * Turmeric: An excellent anti-inflammatory, turmeric can be used to relieve aching joints and tendinitis. It also activates serotonin, the ‘good mood’ hormone. According to a 2014 Australian study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a gram of turmeric every morning can improve the memory power of people at risk from age-related cognitive decline. The powdered root can be sprinkled on…

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Karnataka Bank clerk exam 2017 results declared, check them here

Karnataka Bank has declared the results of online exam for the recruitment of clerks. Karnataka Bank has declared the results of online exam for the recruitment of clerks to be positioned at its branches/offices across India. The examination was held on February 19, 2017. Candidates who have cleared the online test will be called for an interview. The selected candidates will be appointed on probationary period of six months. On satisfactory completion of the probationary period, they will be confirmed. Selected candidates should execute a bond to work for a…

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TANCET 2017 admit cards released, download them here

Anna University, Chennai, has issued the admit cards for the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2017. (Pratham Gokhale/HT file) Anna University, Chennai, has issued the admit cards for the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2017. The examination will be held on March 25 and 26, 2017. Candidates can download the admit card by clicking here. Enter your user id, password and click on login to download your admit card. Candidates must carry the admit card to the examination centre. Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is a state…

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