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Thursday, August 13, 2020



People who wear face masks do not neglect other safety measures: Study

July 29, 2020 2:10 pm

During the early stages of the pandemic, the WHO had warned the widespread use of face masks could "create a false sense of security"; this claim was found to be unsubstantiated

Follow these COVID-safety guidelines from the health ministry

July 09, 2020 9:19 pm

Avoid stepping out as much as possible while taking necessary hygiene precautions, the health ministry suggests

Let's talk periods: This 16-year-old student started dialogue on menstruation in her UP village

May 28, 2020 4:34 pm

Shikoh Zaidi, a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district, is trying to break myths that surround menstruation practices. Through videos and slogans, she is educating young girls at her village to talk about periods.

World Hand Hygiene Day 2020: The importance of hand hygiene in current times

May 05, 2020 12:30 pm

Some serious infections that are an outcome of dirty hands include hepatitis and food poisoning.

Here's how you can maintain hair hygiene while at home

April 15, 2020 2:10 pm

Experts say it is essential to wash the hair at least twice a week, because the scalp can get sweaty and greasy faster in summers.

How parents can teach personal hygiene habits to kids

April 08, 2020 5:05 pm

By teaching your children the importance of good personal hygiene, and clean habits from a young age you can help them stay protected against illnesses, and frequently falling sick.

Preference for hygiene products to rise, online sales to zoom, amid coronavirus threat: Godrej Consumer Products

April 06, 2020 2:58 pm

With a view to address the changing requirements of consumers, the FMCG major plans to introduce new products in the sanitiser category, extending its offering.

Towels can contain germs; follow these hygiene tips

March 27, 2020 6:38 pm

All your efforts to keep yourself clean become futile if you use a dirty towel to dry your body, which is why researchers suggest frequent washing of towels to avoid infection.

Here's what you should look out for when buying a hand sanitiser

March 19, 2020 10:48 am

Most hand sanitisers have expiration dates, more so when there is alcohol in them. You have to both store and use the product well because alcohol being volatile, tends to slowly evaporate with time.

Coronavirus: Attending an event or meeting? Consider these WHO precautions

March 11, 2020 11:45 am

All sections of our society – including businesses and employers – must play a role if we are to stop the spread of this disease, said WHO.