Obesity in India
Overweight and obesity are major risk factors for a number of chronic diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Once considered a problem only in high income countries, overweight and obesity are now dramatically on the rise in low- and middle-income countries, particularly in urban settings. Even as India battles malnutrition, the country has developed another nutritional problem—obesity. 1 in 5 adults overweight in India. In past 10 years, the number of obese people has doubled in the country, according to the National Family Health Survey.
In addition to this, we have also explore health and food related topics like Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes, Health Goals: From Illusion to Reality, Lipid: A Miracle Molecule and other stories like Effects of tattoo ink on human skin, Plants that you need to have in your bedroom for better health.
Volatile food prices and a growing population mean we have to rethink what we eat. Super food would be the solution. Superfoods are natural products that pack a higher nutritional punch than regular fruit and vegetables. In the beginning, it was all about kale and goji berries, but over the years, health food experts have begun to explore a whole new world of superfoods and health food supplements.
In addition to this, we have also explore Health and food related related topics like Why turmeric isn’t promoted as an affordable treatment for cancer?, Adulterants in Indian spices, High salt intake associated with doubled risk of heart failure and other stories like Why elephants don't get cancer?, Effect of climate change on rice,Towards LEAD (Pb) free Electronics etc.
Disappearing of Frogs In India
Now every part country monsoon reached. In most of India’s cities, the sound of frogs croaking is no longer a nightly accompaniment to the rain. To increase our GDP we are harvesting the nature continuously. We use pesticides to kill insects and don’t realize the importance of frogs in controlling pests. In addition to this, we have also explore Health related topics like Illegal levels of arsenic found in baby foods, A new twist in old tale- Omega fatty acids, want to lose weight use vegetarian diet and other stories like importance of adopting green chemistry, impact of climate change on women, Why Do Onions Make You Cry? etc.
Heroes of Ancient Indian Science
Heroes should never be forgotten, but unfortunately too many of them in the field of science go missing from our classroom textbooks. Many theories and techniques discovered by the ancient Indians have created and strengthened the fundamentals of modern science and technology. While some of these groundbreaking contributions have been acknowledged, some are still unknown to most.
In addition to this, we have also explore Health related topics like Anti-cancer compound in broccoli, Indian Foods with High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS), Cellphone phone and health hazards, Cholesterol and Indians and other stories like List of bacteria for which need new antibiotics urgently, Electronic Mosquito Repellent, Ballistic Missile Defence etc.
The Year 2016 in Science and Technology
Year 2016 was a remarkable year for Indian science. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has always made every Indian smile with pride with its achievements in the past. Once again, it has added another stories of success in 2016. Scientific India's The 15 biggest and best science stories of 2016 is jam-packed with the best in science from the past year. From space exploration to medicine, technology, paleontology and environment, we've got every field covered. In this issue of Scientific India, we have also discussed top 10 Indian Science personalities and top 10 Indian Science Stories.
The flu knocks down your immune response to other infections and you can easily infections that make you sicker. But fear of the flu generally causes us to overreact. Some basic precautions can protect workers during the flu season. The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu.
India’s Renewable Energy
Wind, solar and other forms of renewable energy could be the fastest growing power sources over the next few decades. With the year more than half-way over, it’s clear to me that 2015-16 will be a year for the history books in terms of the Indian clean energy transition.
No country has as many stray dogs as India, and no country suffers as much from them. According to a report published in Livestock Census 2012 by the department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture sates that there are 1,71,38,349 in both rural and urban areas in states and UTs of India. In addition to Stray Dogs problem in India, we have also explore Health related topics like Top 10 Anti-Aging Foods, Why copper vessel was used in India ?, Monsoon Related Diseases, Fermented SoyMilk: Health Aspects and other stories like Science Behind Cloud Burst, CRISPR/Cas9: A CRISP method of genome editing etc.
In addition to Digital India programme, we have also explored Health related topics like Zika Virus And Its Vaccine, Biofortification, First ayurvedic anti-diabetic drug, Internet Addiction Disorder and other stories like Rafale Fighter Jet, India's Innovative Thinking , Giant Alien-Hunting Telescope, New snake species etc
Scientific research done in India by our very own citizens have changed the way the world works, from healing and eradicating deadly diseases to understanding the world and the universe around us. ISRO’s success or failure is directly related to India’s prestige. Space technology has an important role to play in the “Rise of India”. The ISRO is looking to accomplish its mission to the Sun and Chandrayaan-II to the Moon by 2017. In this issue we have discussed about ISRO, ISRO-Mangalyaan, List of PSLV launches. Indian astronomers detect dying, giant radio galaxy, $1,500 luxury smartwatch, Hepatitis C and much more.