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Indian scientists generate electricity from water sans using energy

Indian scientists generate electricity from water sans using energy

Soon, a device that runs on a few drops of water could revolutionise the way electricity is generated, thanks to a team of scientists at Delhi's National Physical Laboratory (NPL).

Researchers have developed a novel way of producing electricity from water at room temperature without using any power or chemicals. The device named, Hydroelectric Cell, generates electricity using nothing except a few drops of water.

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Ask the experts! Cold weather exercise tips

Ask the experts! Cold weather exercise tips

Winter gives you a chance to hibernate and bulk up, and this definitely will not help you to stay fit and burn calories.

Here are certain dos and don'ts by Dr Ashok Seth, Chairman and Dr. Peeyush Jain, Director and HOD, Non- invasive and preventive cardiology from Fortis Escorts Heart Institute that will help you burn those extra carbs even in this cold weather.

1. Drink Water before Going for a Long Walk

Even in severe cold, air becomes warm by the time it reaches the airway passages.

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Why you need sunglasses in winters?

Why you need sunglasses in winters?

Most of us tend to have the misconception that our eyes need protection from the sun's glare only during summer months when the sun is harsh and hot.

When the weather turns cooler and sunshine becomes desirable, many of us do away with our sunglasses and expose our eyes to harmful radiation.

However, it is important to underline that sunglasses are not strictly a summer accessory. The less intense winter sun must not deceive you into believing that your eyes do not need protection any more.

Keep your joints healthy and strong this winter

Keep your joints healthy and strong this winter

With a drop in the mercury, there is a whole set of health issues which suddenly pop up from nowhere. The problem of joint pains is one of them. That's why people struggling with the issue dread the onset of the winter season. During winters, joints become painful, extremely inflexible, and creaky, making it difficult to move. People with orthopedic problems like arthritic knees, issues in shoulders and hip joint struggle the most.

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Ladies beware! Wearing high heels regularly may cause premature Osteoarthritis

Ladies beware! Wearing high heels regularly may cause premature Osteoarthritis

Save your high heels for special occasions and start wearing flats for daily commuting!

Stanford University scientists have found that every time a woman puts on a pair of stilettos, she is putting dangerous levels of strain on her joints and for women, who are overweight the damage is even worse.

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Here's how to keep joints healthy and strong this winter

Here's how to keep joints healthy and strong this winter

With a drop in mercury, there is a whole set of health issues which suddenly pop up from nowhere. The problem of joint pains is one of them.

During winters, joints become painful, extremely inflexible, and creaky, making it difficult to move. People with orthopaedic problems like arthritic knees, issues in shoulders and hip joint struggle the most.

What Causes Joint Pains in Winters?

Due to the cold temperature, the pain threshold of the body decreases as the nerve endings become sensitive, exceeding the pain tremendously.

Advice to kidney patients undergoing dialysis; Conference being held in Gurgaon

Advice to kidney patients undergoing dialysis; Conference being held in Gurgaon

For those who have suffered kidney failure, dialysis provides a new lease of life. During dialysis, the blood from a patient's body is taken to a machine, cleaned and returned. The machine functions as an artificial kidney and the process of dialysis generally takes about four hours.

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Free of cost Artificial Limb distribution camp on 'World Disability Day'

Free of cost Artificial Limb distribution camp on 'World Disability Day'

On the World Disability Day, Narayan Seva Sansthan- a charitable organization that runs one of the largest charitable hospitals in the country for Specially-abled people, in particular polio and by birth disabled, is organising an Free of cost Artificial Limb Donation Camp.

The press conference was held on December 1, at Press Club of India in the national capital, to generate awareness about the camp and the aids that are being provided.

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App launched to protect breastfeeding, monitor violations of the IMS Act

App launched to protect breastfeeding, monitor violations of the IMS Act

Study says that more than 14 million babies in India risk their health as baby food companies flout laws and continue promoting their products in the market.

According to breastfeeding protection watchdog, Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI), baby food industry has allegedly violated the IMS Act at least 54 times if not more between 2008 and 2016 before being brought it to the attention of the government regulatory authorities.

E-commerce portals, Baby food industry unethically market hazardously formula to mothers: Study

E-commerce portals, Baby food industry unethically market hazardously formula to mothers: Study

Study says that more than 14 million babies in India risk their health as baby food companies flout laws and continue promoting their products in the market.

According to breastfeeding protection watchdog, Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI), baby food industry has allegedly violated the IMS Act at least 54 times if not more between 2008 and 2016 before being brought it to the attention of the government regulatory authorities.

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