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World Tuberculosis Day 2021: This TB type can cause infertility in both men and women

World Tuberculosis Day 2021: This TB type can cause infertility in both men and women

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), half of the women in India seeking IVF procedure have been reported to have genital TB and the prevalence has increased by more than 10

Mar 24, 2021, 11:52 AM IST
World Tuberculosis Day 2021: History, Theme and Significance

World Tuberculosis Day 2021: History, Theme and Significance

According to WHO, each day, nearly 4000 lose their lives to TB and close to 28,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease.

Mar 24, 2021, 09:56 AM IST
Holi 2021: Why to be careful if you wear contact lenses

Holi 2021: Why to be careful if you wear contact lenses

The increased use of synthetic colours instead of natural colour in recent years makes it even more critical for people wearing contact lenses to be watchful.

Mar 23, 2021, 17:55 PM IST
Lifestyle changes may up fertility for obese, infertile women

Lifestyle changes may up fertility for obese, infertile women

A lifestyle intervention targeting women with obesity and infertility is more effective in increasing the pregnancy rate compared with fertility treatments, a new study suggests.

Mar 22, 2021, 18:09 PM IST
Researchers explore potential of Rapamycin drug in treating aged, obese COVID-19 patients

Researchers explore potential of Rapamycin drug in treating aged, obese COVID-19 patients

The research was conducted by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal and the University of Nebraska Medical Centre, Nebraska.

Mar 22, 2021, 15:50 PM IST
If you have trouble sleeping, try out these yoga poses

If you have trouble sleeping, try out these yoga poses

Yoga helps in achieving holistic wellbeing that can help in improving both your mental and physical health.

Mar 22, 2021, 12:49 PM IST
This fruit can help you BURN fat

This fruit can help you BURN fat

Watermelons are a great source of antioxidants, are full of nutrients and minerals, and will keep you hydrated.

Mar 22, 2021, 11:22 AM IST
Young Indians feel mental health issues can hit as early as their teenage years

Young Indians feel mental health issues can hit as early as their teenage years

 1 in 4 young Indians feel that mental health issues can start as early as the teens, while 70 per cent of young India feels that one is susceptible to mental health issues by the age of 35 given the

Mar 21, 2021, 16:05 PM IST
Is little stress a day good for your brain? Research says yes

Is little stress a day good for your brain? Research says yes

The study showed that people who reported experiencing no stress were more likely to experience better daily well-being and fewer chronic health conditions. However, they were also more likely to

Mar 21, 2021, 14:55 PM IST
Is 'mindless' scrolling on your phone getting in the way of your sleep?

Is 'mindless' scrolling on your phone getting in the way of your sleep?

 Although a majority of Indians are aware that sleeping at 10 is an ideal time, they tend to give excuses when it comes to actually follow it.

Mar 21, 2021, 13:20 PM IST
Digital tech adoption in healthcare among highest in India

Digital tech adoption in healthcare among highest in India

While 74 per cent of respondents in India reported that digital technologies and data solutions have increased staff productivity, 75 per cent reported that digital solutions have been effective in

Mar 18, 2021, 17:20 PM IST
Food fortification, a potent way to fight hidden hunger

Food fortification, a potent way to fight hidden hunger

Micronutrients delivered to masses through fortified everyday foods like rice, milk, oil and salt have high potential to beat deficiency of these nutrients in a large number of people and combat

Mar 18, 2021, 17:01 PM IST
Cancer survivors are at a higher risk of developing heart disease, says a study

Cancer survivors are at a higher risk of developing heart disease, says a study

People with a cancer history have an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study by The Ohio State University.

Mar 18, 2021, 14:02 PM IST
Easy health tips: Here's how to keep your skin hydrated in searing summers!

Easy health tips: Here's how to keep your skin hydrated in searing summers!

Summer season is around the corner and we all know how scorching it is going to get soon. Exposure to the sun can leave your skin dry, irritated, sweaty and dehydrated. Your skin can look dull and

Mar 18, 2021, 13:34 PM IST
Why PCOS is deadly for your skin and hair, know cures

Why PCOS is deadly for your skin and hair, know cures

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal disturbances affecting women all over the world.

Mar 17, 2021, 15:35 PM IST
SARS-CoV-2 jumped from bats to humans 'without much change'

SARS-CoV-2 jumped from bats to humans 'without much change'

The study, published in the journal PLOS Biology, showed that since December 2019 and for the first 11 months of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, there has been very little "important" genetic change

Mar 15, 2021, 17:04 PM IST
Kidney ailments in children: Junk food and obesity are key risk factors

Kidney ailments in children: Junk food and obesity are key risk factors

As our kidneys are highly responsive to increased sugar and cholesterol levels, consuming junk food in excessive quantities can lead to obesity and increase the load on the kidneys.

Mar 15, 2021, 16:33 PM IST
AstraZeneca says 'no evidence' of blood clot risk from COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca says 'no evidence' of blood clot risk from COVID-19 vaccine

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said that it did not recommend suspending the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine, stating that there is "no indication" it caused the blood clots in the people who

Mar 13, 2021, 09:47 AM IST
PCOS and Fertility: What women can do about it?

PCOS and Fertility: What women can do about it?

Are you dealing with the stressful symptoms of PCOS? Be it missed periods, excessive hair growth on the face or body, weight gain, acne and fertility issues. The pandemic made it all the more

Mar 12, 2021, 18:11 PM IST
Interiors from a virus-free and pollution-free vantage

Interiors from a virus-free and pollution-free vantage

Among the numerous challenges that businesses and organisations are facing in the post-COVID-19 world, the challenge of protecting employees and customers is the supreme concern, says Ravi Kaushik,

Mar 12, 2021, 12:40 PM IST