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Exclusive: All you need to know about egg-freezing procedure for late pregnancy in 30s and 40s

Exclusive: All you need to know about egg-freezing procedure for late pregnancy in 30s and 40s

Medically known as mature oocyte cryopreservation, egg freezing is a method that involves saving a women's ability to get pregnant in the future. In this method, unfertilized eggs are harvested from

Oct 28, 2021, 14:52 PM IST
Understanding the need of nail hygiene after COVID pandemic

Understanding the need of nail hygiene after COVID pandemic

The ignorance towards our nails becomes the breeding ground of harmful bacteria.

Oct 27, 2021, 16:04 PM IST
Exclusive: Substance Use Disorder - How drugs de-addiction treatments help overcome ‘SUD’

Exclusive: Substance Use Disorder - How drugs de-addiction treatments help overcome ‘SUD’

According to the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, “Just about one in 180 individuals with alcohol dependence and one in 20 persons with illicit drug dependence report getting in-patient

Oct 27, 2021, 12:07 PM IST
Exclusive: Struggling with period cramps? Check out foods to eat and what to avoid to manage excruciating pain

Exclusive: Struggling with period cramps? Check out foods to eat and what to avoid to manage excruciating pain

Painful period cramps are medically called “dysmenorrhea” and it is triggered by the release of prostaglandins that contract the uterus.

Oct 26, 2021, 11:49 AM IST
Breastfeeding may help prevent cognitive decline

Breastfeeding may help prevent cognitive decline

Women who breastfed performed better in all four of the cognitive tests measuring for learning, delayed recall, executive functioning and processing compared to women who had not breastfed.

Oct 24, 2021, 16:30 PM IST
Obesity, diabetes are driving causes behind silent pandemic of fatty liver disease: Study

Obesity, diabetes are driving causes behind silent pandemic of fatty liver disease: Study

The study points out that a quarter of adults worldwide have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition where excess fat is stored in the liver and is more closely linked to obesity and diabetes

Oct 21, 2021, 18:48 PM IST
Orange juice helps fight inflammation, oxidative stress: Study

Orange juice helps fight inflammation, oxidative stress: Study

Drinking 100 percent orange juice significantly reduces interleukin 6, a well-established marker of inflammation, in both healthy and high-risk adults.

Oct 20, 2021, 14:32 PM IST
HeLa Cells: Cells of a Black woman who died of Cancer 70 years ago, still saves millions of lives!

HeLa Cells: Cells of a Black woman who died of Cancer 70 years ago, still saves millions of lives!

Body cells of an African American woman Henrieta Lacks, who died of cervical cancer in October 1951 have been responsible for multiple life saving medical breakthroughs like polio vaccine, HPV

Oct 19, 2021, 12:37 PM IST
China's inhalable COVID vaccine may boost antibodies 300-fold

China's inhalable COVID vaccine may boost antibodies 300-fold

The study suggests a heterologous (mix-match vaccine regimen) prime-boost regimen to increase the breadth, intensity and duration of the immune response, more than a homogeneous (same vaccine regimen

Oct 19, 2021, 10:12 AM IST
E-cigarettes have chemicals not disclosed by manufacturers

E-cigarettes have chemicals not disclosed by manufacturers

The study identified six potentially harmful substances, including three chemicals never previously found in e-cigarettes. 

Oct 14, 2021, 14:10 PM IST
Optimal blood pressure helps our brains age slower: Study

Optimal blood pressure helps our brains age slower: Study

Optimal blood pressure helps our brains stay at least six months younger than our actual age.

Oct 13, 2021, 12:48 PM IST
Exclusive: World Arthritis Day 2021 - Can exercise really reverse the disease?

Exclusive: World Arthritis Day 2021 - Can exercise really reverse the disease?

Exercise helps prevent Arthritis from getting worse, and it has the added benefit of keeping excess pounds off. That can make a huge difference on the joints that support most of the body's weight -

Oct 12, 2021, 14:13 PM IST
Maintain ideal blood sugar range to lower risk of repeat strokes, heart attacks

Maintain ideal blood sugar range to lower risk of repeat strokes, heart attacks

The study involved 18,567 people with diabetes with an average age of 70.

Oct 12, 2021, 08:57 AM IST
Ten minutes daily yoga can help improve mental health problems

Ten minutes daily yoga can help improve mental health problems

People suffering from poor mental health can reap rich and long-term benefits by adopting the ancient Indian practice of Yoga in their daily lives. Yoga helps in maintaining good mental and physical

Oct 11, 2021, 16:04 PM IST
Green tea compounds can treat Covid, diabetes, ageing: IISER Bhopal

Green tea compounds can treat Covid, diabetes, ageing: IISER Bhopal

The review presented that existing drugs used to treat diabetes, obesity and ageing can potentially be used to treat Covid-19.

Oct 11, 2021, 12:51 PM IST
Exclusive: World Mental Health Day 2021 - Depression and suicide is higher amongst women

Exclusive: World Mental Health Day 2021 - Depression and suicide is higher amongst women

The prevalence of depression and anxiety disorders, as well as eating disorders, is significantly higher in women. The association between depression and death by suicide is also higher amongst women

Oct 10, 2021, 13:07 PM IST
Exclusive: Tips to stay healthy while fasting for Navratri

Exclusive: Tips to stay healthy while fasting for Navratri

Among the Navratri celebrations, fasting forms an integral part of the occasion. While fasting for 9 days may seem challenging, but if planned well, you may reap the benefits of the auspicious

Oct 07, 2021, 13:18 PM IST
Explained: What causes COVID toe condition

Explained: What causes COVID toe condition

Some COVID-19 patients experience redness and swelling of the hands and toes known as chilblain-like lesions or more popularly known as the COVID toe.

Oct 07, 2021, 10:15 AM IST
Can Vitamin-A nasal drop help regain COVID-related loss of smell?

Can Vitamin-A nasal drop help regain COVID-related loss of smell?

Anosmia, the medical term for a partial or total loss of smell in a person, is one of the tell-tale signs that an individual has COVID.

Oct 06, 2021, 14:08 PM IST
70 percent patients missed cancer surgery globally during COVID lockdowns

70 percent patients missed cancer surgery globally during COVID lockdowns

Cancer surgery was affected by lockdowns regardless of the local COVID-19 rates at that time, with patients in lower income countries at highest risk of missing their surgery.

Oct 06, 2021, 13:28 PM IST