Health & Fitness

Why Do We Yawn?

There are several contagious diseases out there which we try our best to avoid by taking appropriate precautions. However, there is one activity which is so contagious that just by looking at someone do it, you tend to do it as well! Yes, yawning is one of the most contagious, uncontrollable actions a body does. …

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How Does Alcohol Affect The Body?

Some evidence shows that moderate alcohol consumption, typically defined as a daily glass of alcoholic beverage, may be associated with significant health benefits. The result of several large scale studies indicates that moderate alcohol consumption can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. Some of the health-protective effects of alcohol, in particular, those conferred by …

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Why Do We Snore?

From gentle snuffles to loud rasps and snorts, snoring is common. About 40% of normal adults snore regularly and 95% of snorers say their snoring bothers their family or partner. However, why do we snore in the first place? And what can we do to avoid it? Let us find out! Introduction During sleep, our …

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Who Funds The WHO?

Introduction Today we have a very intriguing question for you all, who funds the organization which is responsible for carrying out a survey of health concerns around the world? Theoretically speaking, the World Health Organization is majorly funded by two sources, number one assessed contributions paid by the member states and number two voluntary contributions …

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Why Do We Smoke?

Introduction   Smoking is the largest preventable cause of illness and premature death. It is the leading cause of several types of cancer, including cancers of lung, larynx, bladder and cervix. Smoking also causes various diseases of heart and blood vessels. However, despite the numerous risks associated with smoking and the numerous health benefits of quitting, …

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A Brief History Of The IPL

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India based on a round-robin group and knockout format by eight teams representing eight different cities in India. Initialized by the then BCCI(Board of Control for Cricket in India) vice president Lalit Modi, the IPL was launched in 2008. The IPL is the most-attended cricket league …

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