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Researchers find diabetes medication that may revolutionise heart failure treatment

Researchers find diabetes medication that may revolutionise heart failure treatment

Early research had shown that Sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors could help around half of heart failure patients.

Dec 06, 2021, 19:34 PM IST
Reduced meat diet has several advantages, study suggests

Reduced meat diet has several advantages, study suggests

Globally, food is responsible for a quarter of human greenhouse gas emissions. A large part of this is due to livestock farming. Animals convert only a small portion of the fed calories into the

Dec 04, 2021, 11:34 AM IST
Using processed food items? This may lead to diabetes, obesity

Using processed food items? This may lead to diabetes, obesity

The researchers analysed 10,500 products that had provided complete nutrition information in the nutrition facts panel.

Dec 02, 2021, 13:02 PM IST
COVID vaccines offer protection against severe infection from Omicron strain: Data

COVID vaccines offer protection against severe infection from Omicron strain: Data

With the coming of the Omicron variant, there are chances of reinfection with COVID-19 despite being vaccinated. The vaccine however still offers protection against severe infection.

Dec 02, 2021, 10:38 AM IST
Booster doses of Covid vaccines easiest barrier against Omicron: Virologist

Booster doses of Covid vaccines easiest barrier against Omicron: Virologist

hen a person gets an infection even after being vaccinated against it, it is called a breakthrough infection. Chances of it are high with the new Omicron variant. 

Dec 01, 2021, 15:13 PM IST
Omicron outbreak: 23 countries including Canada, USA have detected cases of new COVID-19 variant

Omicron outbreak: 23 countries including Canada, USA have detected cases of new COVID-19 variant

It is feared that most COVID-19 vaccines could be ineffective on the new Omicron variant.

Dec 01, 2021, 12:27 PM IST
Eating pre-packaged meals? This could put you at risk of heart failure

Eating pre-packaged meals? This could put you at risk of heart failure

The study followed 1,171 people participating in the Moli-sani epidemiological project for over ten years.

Dec 01, 2021, 06:57 AM IST
Exclusive: Ayurvedic home remedies for Dengue, as cases surge in India

Exclusive: Ayurvedic home remedies for Dengue, as cases surge in India

Dengue is a mosquito-borne vector disease that is caused by ‘Aedes Aegypti Mosquito’ that spreads the Dengue virus. 

Nov 30, 2021, 13:05 PM IST
Why Omicron COVID variant can be more lethal than Delta

Why Omicron COVID variant can be more lethal than Delta

Over 100 cases of Omicron variant have been detected in South Africa, where the new strain is slowly becoming the dominant one.

Nov 30, 2021, 09:20 AM IST
Try these 5 yoga poses for relief from back pain

Try these 5 yoga poses for relief from back pain

Suffering from back pain? Take a look at these easy yoga poses for relief and a step-by-step guide on how to perform them.

Nov 29, 2021, 16:37 PM IST
Scratchy throat, extreme tiredness - Know symptoms of Omicron COVID-19 variant

Scratchy throat, extreme tiredness - Know symptoms of Omicron COVID-19 variant

The risk of COVID reinfection is higher in the Omicron variant, according to preliminary studies.

Nov 29, 2021, 14:36 PM IST
Exclusive: How to take care of kids mental health during pandemic as suicide rate soars among them

Exclusive: How to take care of kids mental health during pandemic as suicide rate soars among them

 A total 11,396 children died by suicide in 2020 in India according to NCRB data. There is an 18 percent rise from 9,613 such deaths in 2019 and 21 percent rise from 9,413 in 2018.

Nov 29, 2021, 12:04 PM IST
Is use of aspirin linked with increased risk of heart failure?

Is use of aspirin linked with increased risk of heart failure?

The influence of aspirin on heart failure is controversial. This study aimed to evaluate its relationship with heart failure.

Nov 27, 2021, 14:31 PM IST
Five ways to stay strong, maintain muscle mass as you age

Five ways to stay strong, maintain muscle mass as you age

Maintaining a healthy muscle mass is an integral part of ageing which is often overlooked. Here are ways you can prevent advanced muscle loss as you age.

Nov 25, 2021, 16:24 PM IST
It's high time we start talking about mental health issues at workplace

It's high time we start talking about mental health issues at workplace

While mental health issues in the workplace are a reality for most companies, the stigma associated with mental health problems often prevents people from seeking help.

Nov 23, 2021, 13:42 PM IST
Mini stroke vs regular stroke: Know risk factors, signs and symptoms

Mini stroke vs regular stroke: Know risk factors, signs and symptoms

 It has been observed that the risk of stroke in the first three months after a mini-stroke or TIA is 2-17 percent. About 33 percent of those with a history of TIA have a major stroke within a year

Nov 22, 2021, 16:51 PM IST
Unborn babies may be at risk of contracting COVID-19 via infected mother: Study

Unborn babies may be at risk of contracting COVID-19 via infected mother: Study

However, the study stated that the chances of an unborn baby getting infecting with COVID-19 are limited.

Nov 21, 2021, 17:08 PM IST
Remedies to reduce eye strain while working from home

Remedies to reduce eye strain while working from home

According to the CMR study, the average screen time for Indians increased to 25 percent. And 23 percent complained about weaker eyesight due to extended work hours.

Nov 21, 2021, 16:04 PM IST
Know why you should add Turmeric to your winter diet

Know why you should add Turmeric to your winter diet

Turmeric is a magic ingredient that can be used almost in every dish and helps you to remain healthy. It works as an antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral that works as immunity booster.

Nov 21, 2021, 15:40 PM IST
Exercise increases body's own 'cannabis' which reduces chronic inflammation: Study

Exercise increases body's own 'cannabis' which reduces chronic inflammation: Study

Exercise intervention in people with arthritis did not just reduce their pain, but also lowered the levels of inflammatory substances (called cytokines). It also increased levels of cannabis-like

Nov 18, 2021, 14:28 PM IST