London, Jan 8 (IANS) A study involving over 100 men has found individuals with erectile dysfunction improved their sexual performance after taking tablets made from ginseng, a plant used for long by the Chinese as an aphrodisiac. The South Korean study found men with erectile dysfunction improved their performance in the bedroom after taking the tablets for just a few weeks.
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New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Weighing in at 180 kg, Munish Chadha had a rare problem which obstructed his breathing when he slept -- a three-hour operation here has helped him breathe normally now. "Munish weighed 180 kg, which made him suffer from a rare sleep disorder characterised by abnormal pauses in breathing or instances of abnormally low breathing during sleep," said Dr. Deep Goel, director, department of bariatric surgery, B.L.K.
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Injecting botox into the arm muscles of stroke survivors may help in their long-term recovery, according to an Australian research. Researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) here monitored nerve activity in the arms and brains of stroke survivors before and after botulinum toxin (botox) injections in rigid and stiff muscles in the arm. They found that botox indeed improved arm muscles but also altered brain activity in the cortex - the brain region responsible for movement, memory, learning and thinking, the journal Muscle and Nerve reports.
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Failure to change bed sheets even once a month can cause asthma, eczema and rhinitis, according to a study which revealed that more than half of Britions sleep in dirty sheets. Adam Fox, paediatric allergist at a leading London teaching hospital, warned that dirty sheets could exacerbate a number of health problems. "Having good bedroom hygiene when it comes to changing your sheets is about more far than just freshening up your linen," he said, the Daily Mail reports
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Mental rigidity prevents compulsive hoarders from discarding unwanted possessions, even though the idea of clogging one's home with such stuff is baffling to most, says an Australian research.
Beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) Prices of 400 Chinese drugs used to treat respiratory illnesses, pains and fever will be reduced by an average of 15 percent starting Feb 1, the government price regulator said Tuesday. The National Development and Reform Commission said it will cap retail prices of 20 categories of drugs, Xinhua reported.
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A popular New Year's resolution is to join a gym and lose weight, but not everyone would qualify for membership to a chain of health clubs in the US that wants its members to be at least 23 kg or more overweight to join. "All of our members are obese and the programme that we implement you could characterise it as extreme weight loss," said Michael Stout, general manager of Downsize Fitness, about the gym's programme that is modelled after popular TV show "The Biggest Loser". "We focus on exercise and nutrition and provide support for everyone to get to their goal weight," Stout said about the company that has locations in Chicago, Las Vegas and Dallas
Dubai, Jan 7 (IANS/WAM) An Emirati company has donated $1 million to UNICEF for polio eradication in Afghanistan.
As a part of animal flow workout in this episode of Fast track to Fitness we are going to learn how to do Beast Reach Exercise