Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022



What is inflammation? Two immunologists explain how the body responds to everything from stings to vaccination and why it sometimes goes wrong

November 08, 2022 11:20 am

While inflammation is commonly associated with the pain of an injury or the many diseases it can cause, it is an important part of the normal immune response

Study says monkeypox may cause neurological damage, including inflammation of the brain

September 10, 2022 1:29 pm

Although we found that people with monkeypox infection can have neuropsychiatric symptoms, the studies in our paper cannot say with any certainty that it's the virus causing these problems, said James Brunton Badenoch, Academic Foundation Doctor, Queen Mary University of London London

Psoriasis Awareness Month: Know what causes psoriasis in the belly button and how it is treated

August 16, 2022 12:25 pm

According to a doctor, psoriasis located in the belly button area usually responds to ointments only

Why you must include karonda in your diet

June 17, 2022 5:54 pm

According to nutritionist Lovneet Batra, karondas "are packed with the power of positive influence on your health"

Ankylosing spondylitis in women: Here's what you need to know

April 19, 2022 8:07 pm

Regular physical exercise, infection prevention, early treatment, avoiding smoking and alcohol, and consuming a healthier diet can help slow down the progression of the condition, a doctor says

Is regular consumption of mangoes associated with improved health? Here's what experts say

March 29, 2022 5:17 pm

"A mango serving size should be around ¾ cup of mango slices, which is around 50-60 calories -- making it an ideal light snack," said nutritionist Preety Tyagi.

Obese Covid-19 patients twice more likely to be in hospital ICU, says study; experts share dos and don'ts

December 08, 2021 2:16 pm

“Based on our findings, we suggest that individuals with obesity should be more closely monitored when hospitalised for Covid-19," the study said.

Can orange juice help reduce inflammation, oxidative stress? Here's what you need to know

October 21, 2021 4:45 pm

"Orange juice consists of anti-inflammatory agents and compounds like flavonoids, hesperidin and naringenin which helps in the proper functioning of the body and its organs," said dietician Sakina Diwan

Is Covid-19 associated with acute weight loss and malnutrition? Here's what you need to know

September 22, 2021 3:12 pm

As per the National Center for Biotechnology Information study, weight loss and risk of malnutrition were "highly prevalent in Covid-19 patients evaluated after clinical remission with nearly 30 per cent of patients losing more than five per cent of baseline body weight, and more than half were at risk of malnutrition"

'Important to understand when inflammation is helping the body, and when it is causing difficulties'

August 03, 2021 12:12 pm

Diet and exercise, which can help regulate weight and improve sleep, have a particularly strong impact on treating chronic inflammation, experts suggest