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4 Quick-Fix Ways to Tackle Pollution

We live in times where pollution and smog have become buzzwords because of the enormous consequences. People from all walks of life have started to understand the magnitude of health problems caused by pollution. World Health Organization recently declared New Delhi as the most polluted city in the world. While policy level changes are underway to combat pollution, it’s time we took matters in our own hands and made lifestyle changes to increase our immunity. Here are some simple ways to protect yourself from pollution: 1. Lifestyle Changes A holistic…

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Altering ‘Flavour’ of Humans Can Tackle Malaria

A specialised area of the mosquito brain mixes tastes with smells to create unique flavours, scientists have revealed, suggesting the development of a powerful odourant that can make “human flavour” repulsive to malaria-bearing species. Instead of feasting on us, the mosquitoes can then keep the disease to themselves, potentially saving an estimated 450,000 lives a year worldwide, said the team from Johns Hopkins University. “All mosquitoes, including the one that transmits malaria, use their sense of smell to find a host for a blood meal. Our goal is to let…

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Facebook, Google, Twitter Deliberately Fail to Tackle Terrorism: British Panel

In the first-ever widespread criticism of US technology giants and social media platforms, the British Home Affairs select committee has slammed the internet behemoths of becoming a “recruiting platform for terrorism” and “passing the buck”. Led by Keith Vaz, the British parliament’s longest-serving Indian-origin MP, the panel rapped Facebook, Twitter, Google and YouTube, saying the companies were deliberately failing to stop terrorists from using their platforms to promote their sinister agenda, The Telegraph reported on Thursday. “Huge corporations like Google, Facebook and Twitter, with their billion-dollar incomes, are consciously failing…

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Easy home remedies to tackle Psoriasis

Psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease, can be easily deal with by homegrown solutions. Psoriasis, which usually appears in red patches anywhere on the skin, particularly the knees, the elbow, the lower back and scalp happens due to several factors such as environment, genetics and the immune system. Here are some home remedies suggested by Dr. Navin Taneja, director of the National Skin Centre that will help tackle the skin disease. Oatmeal bath: Oats are considered one of nature’s finest skin soothers. Oatmeal is loaded with vitamins and minerals which…

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Yoga can Boost Immunity, Tackle Health Conditions: Doctors

As the world celebrated the second International Yoga Day on Tuesday, health experts have urged people to make Yoga an integral part of their life as it can boost their immunity and help tackle several health conditions.They said that if one performs Yoga regularly then there is no need for extra efforts through artificial means such as surgeries.”Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental well-being. It builds immunity. Reduction in weight, a strong and flexible body, glowing skin,…

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