Herbal medicines, anti-TB drugs can cause liver failure

Herbal medicines, anti-TB drugs can cause liver failure

Alternative and herbal medicines may not always be without side-effects. Doctors say unmonitored use of such medication, as also long-term drugs for ailments such as TB and body-building protein supplements, may lead to liver failure even among patients with no history of liver disease. Take the case of Rashmi Khare...

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5 simple tricks to improve your memory considerably

5 simple tricks to improve your memory considerably

How wonderful it would be to easily store information and remember it every time we want without having to make an effort! Most of us would like to have a better memory. Who did not go to the store to buy three things and return alone with two? Or enter a room...

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Why do so many incompetent men succeed in being leaders?

Why do so many incompetent men succeed in being leaders?

“When it comes to leaders, we do not care about competition as much as it should, neither in politics nor in business.” So says Thomas Chamorro-Premuzic , psychologist and author of “Why So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders” (Why so many incompetent men become leaders). In his book he argues that this...

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Why Microsoft refuses to bury Paint?

Why Microsoft refuses to bury Paint?

A work by Miranda Lorikeet made with the Paint drawing program. Adepts of the Paint application are in luck: the program will continue to be present in the next update of Windows 10, the popular operating system that Microsoft. And in recent weeks many users of the drawing program, which is more than...

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Rapprochement between Russia and North Korea: what are Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un looking for with their historic meeting in Vladivostok?

Rapprochement between Russia and North Korea: what are Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un looking for with their historic meeting in Vladivostok?

Kim Jong-un and Putin strive to convey a similar image of “tough guy”, but they have very different agendas. Both are for several years the top leaders of their respective countries, who share a border. However, they have never met. That will change on Thursday: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un travels to Russia...

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How muscular power differs from strength and why it may be more important for your health

How muscular power differs from strength and why it may be more important for your health

As part of the routine to lead a healthy life, in addition to cardiovascular physical activity, experts recommend a series of moderate exercises with weights to strengthen muscles But there is a difference between muscle strength and muscle power. The first could be defined as a gross effort, the second implies...

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Why the language we speak makes us see the future differently

Why the language we speak makes us see the future differently

Does our perception of time depend on the language we speak? What happens if the language you speak makes you perceive time differently? Does it sound like magical realism? Almost: it’s Economy. Some recent research papers argue that languages ​​that grammatically distinguish the future of the present mean that their speakers plan less,...

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Ways women can boost their heart’s health

Ways women can boost their heart’s health

Here’s how you can boost your heart’s health and live a healthy life. 1. Tame Your Stress Research conducted at the University of California’s psychiatric department proved that people who feel chronic or permanent stress at their places of work, or even at home, are more than two times likely...

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Salah calls for change in treatment of women in Muslim world

Salah calls for change in treatment of women in Muslim world

Egyptian football star Mohamed “Mo” Salah has called for change in the way women are treated in the Muslim world, in an interview with Time magazine published Wednesday. The 26-year-old Liverpool forward was named one of the US magazine´s 100 most influential figures of the year, alongside other athletes including...

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Why plastic packaging is not as bad as you think

Why plastic packaging is not as bad as you think

Nowadays, plastic containers have a bad reputation. But the first commercially viable version of the material that is now ubiquitous, cellophane, was conceived in a more innocent time, before there was concern about plastic in landfills, the sea or the food chain. It all started in 1904, at a luxury restaurant...

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