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HEALTH NEWS

Jharkhand makes protective gear to help frontline-workers

April 09, 2020 12:03 pm

Two types of protective gear reusable and single-use - are being manufactured in the district's three textile factories at the rate of 100 units per day.

Study reveals biggest motivation for people to consider turning vegetarian

April 07, 2020 3:50 pm

The researchers developed, what is called the Vegetarian Eating Motives Inventory (VMI), to measure the three main motives — environment, animal rights and health.

Here's why you should have the chirata herb every day

March 20, 2020 10:50 am

Chirata is also known and referred to as 'Swertia Chirata' (scientific name), 'Bitter Stick', 'East Indian Balmony', 'Kairata', 'Kirata', among others.

Coronavirus: Stay mentally healthy with these WHO guidelines

March 19, 2020 8:43 pm

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says we should be empathetic around this time. Those who have been affected, deserve our support, compassion and kindness.

Prenatal vitamins for men? Yes, they exist

March 17, 2020 11:45 am

A man, especially if he is struggling with his reproductive health, should consider taking prenatal vitamins.

People who don't eat fruits and vegetables are more susceptible to anxiety: Study

March 02, 2020 5:23 pm

Your mental health depends on how healthy you eat.

Your child’s breathlessness, difficulty in feeding may indicate heart disease

February 28, 2020 9:32 am

In India alone, 2.4 lakh babies are born every year with congenital heart defects.

Can't pee in public? You may have got a shy bladder

February 11, 2020 3:54 pm

This is neither a serious condition, nor uncommon.

Do you work the graveyard shift? Here's how it can affect your health

January 30, 2020 12:52 pm

Sleep disorders, weight gain and digestive problems are all by-products of pulling an all-nighter.

Hypnotherapy can help boost your health; here's what science says

January 29, 2020 3:44 pm

Hypnosis affects your consciousness and brings you into a state wherein you focus only on the inside.

HEALTH PHOTOS

From reducing asthma attacks to controlling diabetes: 10 surprising health benefits of pumpkin

November 11, 2017 2:13 pm

Not just during Halloween as Jack-o’-lanterns, pumpkins have a lot of use in our day-to-day life as well.

5 ways to shape up your belly

April 06, 2016 12:28 pm

If you have some tires on your belly, get rid of them by making a few changes in your diet and lifestyle, says an expert.

Ten Dietary tips to ward off cancer

May 25, 2015 12:22 pm

The food we eat, the air we breathe and the choices we make — be it to smoke, drink alcohol or not exercise regularly — are more linked to our chances of getting cancer than luck. (Text: Ishi Khosla)

Why we should think twice before indulging in that chocolate cake

February 17, 2015 2:36 pm

Sugar can be addictive, but its excessive consumption can cause health problems. So, as much as you can, avoid a sugar glut!

Seven tips for a glowing skin

January 07, 2015 1:56 pm

If you've resolved to take care of your skin in 2015, adapt some easy-to-follow tips for achieving wonders.

8 ways: How to give a healthy twist to your diet in 2015

December 18, 2014 6:44 pm

Celebrity chef and cookbook author Nita Mehta suggests tips to make your daily meals tastier and healthier. (As told to Parmita Uniyal)

Top 6: Foods to soothe your stomach

December 05, 2014 11:01 am

If you are feeling the side-effects of overeating, try a few foods that can soothe your stomach and make digestion easier.

World AIDS Day: The battle against the pandemic still on

December 01, 2014 4:42 pm

The AIDS pandemic began more than 30 years ago and has killed up to 40 million people worldwide. On World AIDS Day, here's showcasing some inspiring pictures from across the globe that fill us with hope.

Get fit before Christmas: Follow these 9 tips

November 25, 2014 3:47 pm

From taking a walk every 20 minutes to skipping for ten minutes daily are some practices that can be followed to ensure a perfect look for the Christmas season. (Text: IANS)

6 ways: How to stop your sugar craving

November 11, 2014 3:08 pm

Experts from the fields of nutrition and fitness say there are ways of reducing sugar craving, reports femalefirst.co.uk (Text: IANS)

HEALTH VIDEOS

Implant files: How medical devices that are recalled in the US are still in use in India

November 29, 2018 12:22 pm

The Indian Express-ICIJ investigation finds that at least 57 medical devices, many used in critical care, were being sold in India when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clamped down on them for a range of faults over the last two years.

Kerala floods: Fixing the house during the day, back to relief camp at night

August 24, 2018 4:22 am

Inside a relief camp: Rebuilding from the scratch is not just a financial problem. For some, old age and health issues make it a herculean task. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

'Surprised' Salman plans body-building competition after visiting 'BodyPower Expo 2016'

January 11, 2016 3:08 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan visited India's largest health and fitness show, BodyPower Expo 2016, in Mumbai. The actor said he was surprised to see a show organised for body builders at such a big scale and that it encouraged him to do a show of his own.Salman, who will be seen playing the role of a wrestler in his upcoming film Sultan, looked quite impressed with the participants and the craze people have for body building.The three days expo started on January 8 and concluded on January 10.