Hydrotherapy pool at Bedford Hospital under threat

Hydrotherapy pool at Bedford Hospital under threat

Bedford Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool has been closed since December. Health bosses at Bedford Hospital are reviewing the suitability of their Hydrotherapy Pool, the only one in Bedfordshire, after it was closed without warning in December. Concerned users of the service have now started a petition to get the pool reopened and to secure its future so they and others can benefit from Hydrotherapy. The ‘Save Bedford Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool‘ petition was set up by Jill…

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Following MIND Diet May Reduce Risk Of Cognitive Impairment And Dementia: Study

Following MIND Diet May Reduce Risk Of Cognitive Impairment And Dementia: Study

Dementia is a mental condition wherein brain functions are said to be impaired, such as memory loss and judgment. Chronic dementia can last for several years or can even be lifetime. A new study has suggested that following a specifically designed MIND diet may help reduce risks of the debilitating disease. The study, which was conducted by researchers at UNSW, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and ANU Australia looked at the dietary patterns of older adults…

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Eggs And Other Foods That Can Help You Get Rid Of Split Ends

Eggs And Other Foods That Can Help You Get Rid Of Split Ends

Well! Who would not like to have smooth, shiny and healthy hair? But due to a large variety of chemical products available in the market, our hair tends to get damaged. Some of the common hair problems are dry hair, hair falling or thinning, gray hair or even split ends. The term split ends refers to the splitting or fraying of the hair shaft at the tip of your hair. The condition is medically called…

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Slaughter-Free Food Is The New And The Now Way Of Feeding The World

Slaughter-Free Food Is The New And The Now Way Of Feeding The World

In March Berlin was the home of Europe’s first professional animal protein alternatives conference organised by international food awareness organization ProVeg. The New Food Conference brought together scientists, researchers, food enthusiasts and entrepreneurs who are leading the slaughter-free, environmentally friendly and socially just food revolution. I was lucky to be present at the sold-out conference and this is part one of my two-part series on the future of food based on what I’ve learned (and tasted). The first…

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Akshay Kumar to do hydrotherapy in April

Akshay Kumar to do hydrotherapy in April

It’s that time of the year when summer temperatures peak. And, it’s also that time of the year when Akshay Kumar heads for his annual hydrotherapy treatment. The Bollywood superstar, who is on a career-high after delivering three Rs 100-crore movies back-to-back, is scheduled to fly out in three days to begin the treatment. A source says, “Akshay is one of the most agile actors in Indian cinema. Though he is 51, he is still…

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Mind Diet helps with physical, mental health

Mind Diet helps with physical, mental health

ALBANY — At any given time, about 50 percent of Americans are trying to lose weight, spending in excess of $60 billion annually on diet and weight-loss products. And while a large number of those dieters are looking for a quick way to improve their self-image, another group has something else in mind. We’ve all heard the saying “feed your mind.” It was usually from a parent or teacher trying to encourage us to read…

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What is MIND Diet? Tips to Incorporate it in Your Meals

What is MIND Diet? Tips to Incorporate it in Your Meals

According to a recent study, a special diet prepared for the mind can help reduce the risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s and other brain disorders. The study was conducted on 1,220 people aged 60 and above, over the course of 12 years. This diet is known as The MIND (Mediterranean- DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) Diet that helps in preventing dementia. What is the MIND Diet? Mediterranean- DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet or the MIND…

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Isro launches intelligence satellite EMISAT and 28 other satellites from US, Spain

Isro launches intelligence satellite EMISAT and 28 other satellites from US, Spain

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Monday launched the EMISAT satellite along with 28 other satellites from other nations, including 24 from the US from the Sriharikota launch station at 9:27 am. Isro’s PSLV C45 lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre carrying India’s EMISAT and 28 satellites from global customers, including the US. The mission would witness Isro placing payloads in three orbits and conducting space experiments for the first time. The…

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