Now do 'pot yoga' to relax, increase flexibility

Now do 'pot yoga' to relax, increase flexibilityWashington, Dec. 22 - A yoga class in San Francisco has blended yoga postures with pot in order to increase levels of relaxation and flexibility.

At Ganja Yoga, students are responsible for their own high: Those who possess medical marijuana cards can participate in a 15-minute smoking session before class, ABC News reported.

High blood sugar in kids with diabetes have slower brain growth

High blood sugar in kids with diabetes have slower brain growthWashington, Dec 21 - A new study has observed that high blood sugar in kids suffering from type 1 diabetes is linked to changes in brain growth.

53 existing drugs may keep Ebola infection at bay

Ebola VirusWashington, Dec 18 - Scientists have found 53 already approved that may block the Ebola virus from entering human cells.

Famed 'Italian stallions' fast losing their libidos

Famed 'Italian stallions' fast losing their libidosLondon, Dec 17 - A new study has revealed that famed "Italian stallions" appears to be fast losing their libidos as men seeking help for "loss of libido" has increased up to 40 percent over four years in Italy.

The Institute of Clinical Sexuality in Rome also found that visits to sexologists in Italy are up 15 per cent in the past four years, the Independent reported.

Does coffee have different affect when taken with sugar?

Does coffee have different affect when taken with sugar?Washington, Dec 17 - In a new study, scientists have investigated whether the people respond differently to caffeinated drinks that do or do not have sugar.

It is known that consuming caffeinated or sugary drinks can affect the body's metabolism, causing changes in heart and respiratory rate and weight gain.

Burnout sure shot recipe for depression

Burnout sure shot recipe for depressionWashington, Dec 16 - A new research has suggested a strong connection between burnout and depression.

In a study of more than 5,500 school teachers to estimate the prevalence of depressive disorders in workers with burnout by City College of New York, 90 percent of the subjects identified as burned out met diagnostic criteria for depression.

How to ward off 'holiday heartburn'

heartburnWashington, Dec 15 - President Obama's recent diagnosis of acid reflux helped in prompting wide awareness of an ailment that is especially prevalent at the time of holiday season; however, its complications can be avoided.

Mukund Venu, gastroenterologist at Loyola University Medical Center said that signs of acid reflux disease include a burning sensation or pressure in the chest and/or throat, a persistent cough, burping and bloating.

China's e-cigarette boom lacks oversight for safety: Report

China's e-cigarette boom lacks oversight for safety: ReportBeijing - With 90 per cent of the world's e- cigarettes being made in China, health experts have warned that poorly manufactured devices can vaporise heavy metals and carcinogens alongside the nicotine, harming the users.

Liberia postpones elections again due to Ebola

Liberia postpones elections again due to EbolaMonrovia - Officials in Ebola-stricken Liberia have postponed senatorial elections elections until the end of the week, while some urged calling off the vote for fear the results would not be credible.

Ebola has killed nearly 3,200 people this year in Liberia, and many question whether elections can be held at all under such circumstances.

Diet rich in salt major reason behind headaches

Diet rich in salt major reason behind headachesWashington, Dec 14 - a new study has revealed that diets high in salty foods are a major culprit in headaches.

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