Shilpa went on to explain how the Prasarita Padottanasana and its variations calm her, help stretching various parts of the body, tone the stomach and also help in digestion, she added, “These asanas work predominantly on the lower body, strengthening the spine, core, and legs; but also calms the mind... stretching the hamstring, calves, and glutes. Along with all of these benefits, it also helps improve digestion and tones the abdominal muscles. This routine may look very simple to perform, but the asanas are extremely effective...” … [Read more...] about Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s mantra for health: ‘Focus, willpower, consistency, but not at risk of mental, physical health’
10 social determinants of health
“Favouritism and nepotism, which seems like it has become the most important topic of the whole country, putting aside other very important topics, exists in various forms, just like illegal practices. It is something that is practiced in all aspects, fields and industries, all over the world. It is not just about the film industry. Yes, of course, if someone deserving is taken off his/her deserving spot because someone undeserving is given that spot, that is extremely unfair. But a) that needs to be proven and b) there needs to be a yardstick that will determine that this person who has got the job...I mean, who decides whether that person is good or bad?,” he asks. … [Read more...] about Parambrata Chattopadhyay on mental health: ‘We think someone has to be vilified, some extraneous factors have to be there’
Detective Chief Inspector Kate Kieran, who is leading the murder investigation, said: 'At this early stage we believe that both the victim and the suspect had attended an unlicensed music event at Culverley Road, SE6, during which a fight broke out between two men. … [Read more...] about Moment dozens of revellers ignore social distancing as they crowd together at illegal street rave in Shoreditch in east London
Washing hands, maintaining social distance and wearing masks are essential for limiting the spread of Covid-19, and they're likely to diminish the spread of seasonal colds, as well. Doctors have seen far fewer colds and illnesses than usual among children who adhered to strict safety measures since last spring, Tothy said. … [Read more...] about So your kid has a Covid-19 symptom. What do you do now?
"It focuses on only one part of the problem, testing, and says nothing about what will happen to those found positive, a particular concern given the low proportion of those who do adhere to advice to isolate - in part because of the lack of support they are offered." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Scientists doubtful as leaked government document reveals plans for 10 million tests by next year