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Study says antibiotics can lead to life-threatening fungal infection because of disruption to the gut microbiome

May 21, 2022 11:18 am

Candida is a fungus that is a common cause of fungal infections in humans. The yeast infection thrush is caused by Candida. But it can also cause a life-threatening bloodstream infection called invasive candidiasis

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.

Healthy munching: A new study suggests older people should have nuts, dried fruits to reduce abdominal fat

March 27, 2022 8:33 am

There are a lot of misconceptions about nuts. But there is significant scientific evidence indicating no adverse effects of frequent consumption of nuts, even though they are rich in energy, said Minal Shah, senior nutrition therapist, Fortis Hospital, Mulund

New study suggests life may actually flash before your eyes at the time of death

March 13, 2022 10:40 am

Published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, the conclusions of the study revealed fascinating insights

Can exposure to sunlight reduce risk of breast cancer? Here's what a new study says

February 08, 2022 7:00 pm

Vitamin D is called the sunshine vitamin because the body produces it when exposed to the sun's ultraviolet B rays. Exposure to sunlight is said to be extremely rewarding for the body.

Sustainable diets may lead to fewer blood clots in the brain; know more here

January 15, 2022 1:05 pm

"Diet is a major source of #CO2, which we need to reduce," said Christina Dahm, study author

Do common sleep disorders increase mortality risk? Here's what experts say

December 27, 2021 2:58 pm

“This is the first study to assess mortality risk in participants with co-morbid insomnia and sleep apnea,” said Dr Lechat, who led the research

Likely order of Covid symptoms depends on coronavirus variant: Study

December 22, 2021 5:05 pm

The study, published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology, used modelling approach to predict symptom order in a set of 373,883 cases in the US between January and May 2020

Effective face mask practices to reduce spread of Covid-19, including new variants

December 17, 2021 1:42 pm

Notably, even as vaccinations continue to be administered, the only way to fight the condition is through precautions and preventive measures. The best way to do that, apart from handwashing and hygiene, is wearing masks properly

Can a simple swab test help diagnose and monitor Parkinson's disease?

March 11, 2021 6:51 pm

Currently, there is no cure and no definitive test for Parkinson's. Diagnosis can take years