1) Frequent night shifts may up diabetes risk
Working frequent night shifts may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes regardless of genetic predisposition, a study has warned.Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the US leveraged data on hundreds of thousands of people in the UK Biobank to better understand how shift work – especially frequent night work – contributes to the likelihood of type 2 diabetes.
Source: The New Indian Express
2) You can get dengue, malaria, chikungunya at the same time
If your biggest monsoon fear has been getting malaria or dengue or chikungunya, recent cases show you can get all three together. Although ‘triple concurrent infection’ is rare, it makes treatment very difficult.
Source: Times Of India
3) Seasonal Affective Disorder: Ten ways to help beat the winter blues
Otherwise, known as the Seasonal affective disorder, the winter blues is a type of depression that can affect people’s moods; leading them to feel tired, sleep more, crave carbohydrates and have little motivation. So with spring still a while off, what exactly is the winter blues and what are the most effective ways of tackling it?
Source: The Weather Channel
4) Home Remedies for Back pain
Most people take pain medication and painkillers to get rid of back pain. These medicines have long-term side effects, so why not use home remedies which are as effective as these painkillers without side effects. Home remedies can provide quick relief from the pain and allow you to enjoy life again.Here are some home remedies for a backache.