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You'll think twice before throwing away that banana peel – Here are some health benefits

You'll think twice before throwing away that banana peel – Here are some health benefits

You won't be throwing it away if you knew what it can do.

Oct 04, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
Cholera outbreak in Yemen: How deadly is the disease, prevention tips

Cholera outbreak in Yemen: How deadly is the disease, prevention tips

Cholera is an acute diarrheal illness caused by consuming contaminated food or water. 

Jul 28, 2017, 13:24 PM IST
Dengue fever: Know the symptoms, prevention tips

Dengue fever: Know the symptoms, prevention tips

The Aedes Aegypti mosquito is the main vector that transmits the dengue virus.

Jul 27, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
World Hepatitis Day 2017: Disease affects 400 mn people worldwide, over 10 times the HIV epidemic

World Hepatitis Day 2017: Disease affects 400 mn people worldwide, over 10 times the HIV epidemic

Globally, about 1.4 million people die each year from hepatitis. It is estimated that only 5% of people with chronic hepatitis know of their infection, and less than 1% have access to treatment. 

Jul 21, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Just married and confused about starting a family? Here's your guide

Just married and confused about starting a family? Here's your guide

Here are a few things couple needs to consider before starting a family.

Jul 19, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
Struggling with swine flu? Best home remedies that really work

Struggling with swine flu? Best home remedies that really work

While antiviral drugs are often prescribed for treating swine flu, you can some steps to help ease the symptoms of any type of flu, including the H1N1 virus.

Jul 18, 2017, 12:01 PM IST
Animal-based protein vs plant-based protein - Which is better for longevity?

Animal-based protein vs plant-based protein - Which is better for longevity?

Weight loss through diet offers a range of health benefits, including reducing your risk of developing high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. 

Jul 12, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Coffee – Health benefits, why you shouldn't drink it first thing in morning

Coffee – Health benefits, why you shouldn't drink it first thing in morning

While coffee has its fair share of health benefits, the idea of replacing that tall glass of water with coffee first thing in the morning may not be the best way to do so. 

Jul 12, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Swimming during menstruation: Can I, can't I?

Swimming during menstruation: Can I, can't I?

If you enjoy swimming during the rest of your cycle, theres no reason to stop just because you have your period.

Jul 07, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
Monsoon skin, hair care tips: Discover the wonders of jojoba oil

Monsoon skin, hair care tips: Discover the wonders of jojoba oil

Enriched with important vitamins and minerals, jojoba oil offers a plethora of health benefits - from treating burns to moisturising the scalp and strands.

Jul 07, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
Monsoon and your health: Keeping allergies, infections, indigestion at bay

Monsoon and your health: Keeping allergies, infections, indigestion at bay

Although the rainy season is nothing short of a blessing in disguise, providing the much needed relief from the scorching heat of the summer, monsoon showers can leave you with an infection, an allergy, or problems with digestion.

Jun 16, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
Consuming western diets may spike risk of Alzheimer's in people with associated gene

Consuming western diets may spike risk of Alzheimer's in people with associated gene

The findings revealed that when APOE4-carrying mice were fed a Western-like diet high for 12 weeks, they showed increased deposits of beta-amyloid protein plaques – a marker for inflammation – in their brains.

Jun 14, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Bloating: What makes your tummy feeling full? Ways to get rid of gas

Bloating: What makes your tummy feeling full? Ways to get rid of gas

There are many causes of bloating, including, diet, overeating, irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, reflux, and constipation.

Jun 12, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
Healthy monsoon: Overall health tips everyone must know

Healthy monsoon: Overall health tips everyone must know

Taking precautions during rainy season is important to stay healthy and happy throughout the monsoons.

Jun 12, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
World No Tobacco Day: Here are 7 best tips to kick the butt

World No Tobacco Day: Here are 7 best tips to kick the butt

The fact is that addiction to nicotine not only harms your body, but also your personal, professional and social life.

May 31, 2017, 11:01 AM IST
The heat is here: Here's how to prevent summer-season migraines

The heat is here: Here's how to prevent summer-season migraines

Although there are a number of possible factors that may trigger migraines, studies indicate that a rise in temperature could be a major migraine trigger. 

Apr 18, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
Holi: Tips to stay energised, overcome stress post festive season

Holi: Tips to stay energised, overcome stress post festive season

The vigour and momentum of the fiesta transfers to each and every individual, thereby leaving them tired and drained out at the end of the day. 

Mar 11, 2017, 12:38 PM IST
Five healthy things you can do this weekend

Five healthy things you can do this weekend

Here, we have a few tips for you that will help you become healthier. 

Feb 17, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Deworming: How often should you deworm your child? Tips to prevent worm infections

Deworming: How often should you deworm your child? Tips to prevent worm infections

Worm infections, unfortunately, can happen even after best hygiene measures and precautions, particularly, in children. 

Feb 10, 2017, 09:50 AM IST
Desk job? Five easy ways to boost your metabolism without exercise

Desk job? Five easy ways to boost your metabolism without exercise

But, there are some healthy rules that, if you incorporate them in your daily activities - even when at work – will give you a lot of health benefits. 

Feb 03, 2017, 14:31 PM IST