In the modern times, when fashion and fitness is the rage many people associate beauty with skin color and body shape. Although it's good to have a healthy body but even then most people tend to criticize and end up pressurizing others. This is most especially for celebrities who have to continue working hard to … Continue reading Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder
Microbes have been studied for a long time. They are said to be ubiquitous, meaning they can be found everywhere. We restricted this knowledge only in the Earth's environment. However in 2014, Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov discovered bacteria from samples swabbed from the outside surfaces of ISS. There were no bacteria when the ISS was … Continue reading Microbes found in the International Space Station (ISS)
Over many decades we have heard about yoga and yoga gurus. They teach it as a form of exercise consisting mainly of different poses and breathing techniques. This is said to keep us healthy. But what really is yoga? Yoga originated during the Vedic age in India. It is a Sanskrit word which means “to … Continue reading What is yoga?
Diabetes mellitus, popularly known as diabetes is simply a disorder of high blood sugar. Control of blood sugar is done by the secretion of the hormone insulin by the pancreas. The number of diabetic patients increases every year with an estimate of 422 million worldwide by 2016. There are four classes of diabetes Type 1 … Continue reading Ways of preventing diabetes
“Once I overcame breast cancer, I wasn’t afraid of anything anymore.” Melissa Etheridge Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death in women. The history of this type of cancer dates back 4200 years ago in Egypt. However, with advancement in lifestyle, the rate has increased. It is found to be more in … Continue reading Breast cancer – cause and prevention