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Five reasons why you should replace regular oil with avocado oil

August 8, 2022 2:10:37 pm

If you are considering making a switch to some healthier form of oil, consider avocado oil

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Drinking this much alcohol can make you drunk

August 8, 2022 12:30:21 pm

"Woman would get drunk on about 30 per cent less alcohol than what would be required for a man due to different body composition and enzymatic levels," an expert said

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Experts decode the link between long Covid and lower sex drive

August 8, 2022 10:50:07 am

Dr Sanjay Kumavat, consultant psychiatrist and sexologist, said that Covid-19 virus has been responsible for reducing testosterone hormone secretion, which has affected libido in males.

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What your morning appetite says about your metabolism

August 8, 2022 9:10:30 am

By the time you wake up, you are most probably "fasting" for 8-14 hours, depending on the time of your last meal

There’s just one drug to treat monkeypox. Good luck getting it!

August 7, 2022 8:50:46 pm

Until the current outbreak, tecovirimat was given only rarely to monkeypox patients. As a smallpox treatment, its use against monkeypox is considered experimental

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Want to lose weight and boost immunity? Try this special drink with Indian spices

August 7, 2022 8:00:37 pm

Drink it first thing in the morning on an empty stomach.

‘Early intervention through counselling in educational institutions is the key’: Prof Vikram Patel

August 7, 2022 4:15:44 am

Systematic reviews have shown that school-based interventions have relatively small effects, but evidence from low middle income countries is very scarce.


Sharing bed with your partner can improve sleep and mental health, says study

August 6, 2022 8:50:38 pm

Sleeping with a partner is associated with lower depression, anxiety, and stress scores

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Doctors warn against viral TikTok trend ‘vabbing’; here’s what it means and why you mustn’t do it

August 5, 2022 8:00:47 pm

According to a doctor, vaginal discharge is common. But, in order to 'vab', one has to stick their finger inside the vagina, which can increase the risk of an infection down there


Health care is responsible for seven per cent of our carbon emissions and there are safe and easy ways this can be reduced

August 5, 2022 7:30:31 pm

Midwives, however, have cautioned mothers should not be be made to feel guilty about their pain relief choices, and suggested hospitals could introduce nitrous destruction systems to allow its ongoing use.


Does marital status play a role in the treatment of women diagnosed with gynaecological infections? Here’s what doctors say

August 5, 2022 5:00:29 pm

Recently, Twitter also erupted in a debate around the same -- why do gynaecologists ask about the marital status of patients, instead of simply asking if they are sexually active?

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Expert shares health warnings women should be aware of in their 30s

August 5, 2022 3:00:36 pm

"These health issues affect your body and weaken your immune system," Dr Kohli said

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Here’s how mothers can increase their lactation supply

August 5, 2022 1:20:36 pm

Breastfeeding Awareness Week: Experts listed food items that lactating mothers should consume for an increased milk supply

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1 in 8 SARS-CoV-2 patients develop long COVID symptoms: Lancet study

August 5, 2022 12:00:12 pm

The study provides one of the first comparisons of long-term symptoms after SARS-CoV-2 infection, with symptoms in an uninfected population, as well as those in individuals both pre- and post-COVID-19 infection

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Breastfeeding Awareness Week: How long should you breastfeed your baby?

August 5, 2022 10:00:54 am

According to a doctor, one should regularly breastfeed in the early weeks at least 8-12 times a day

World Lung Cancer Day: ‘Tobacco damages lung tissue, smokers over 50 must get scans’

August 5, 2022 4:09:31 am

To spread awareness on the occasion of World Lung Cancer Day which was on August 1, Dr Digambar Behera, Director, Pulmonary Medicine at Fortis Hospital, Mohali, in an advisory explained the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options to prevent lung cancer.

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Why you should always keep your AC temperature at 24-25 degrees Celsius

August 4, 2022 8:50:51 pm

Extreme temperatures can have a harmful impact on health, said Dr Rajat Agarwal

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Mindy Kaling talks about ‘breastfeeding guilt’ experienced by many mothers: ‘I felt total panic’

August 4, 2022 6:20:14 pm

Kaling wrote on Instagram that when she had her kids, she "always assumed [she] would breastfeed". "So when I needed to supplement my milk supply..."

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Why you must not ignore intense thirst and frequent urination

August 4, 2022 5:30:43 pm

As far as the symptoms are concerned people suffering from the problem can pass as large as 20 litres of urine per day, Dr Gupta said.

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Bone and Joint Day: What do long work hours do to your health? Find out

August 4, 2022 3:50:42 pm

"Workstations should not be static; the arrangement should allow one to adopt various postures (a sit-stand workstation)," says a doctor


World Breastfeeding Week 2022: Here’s why it is essential for the mother and the baby

August 4, 2022 2:10:01 pm

Breastmilk, in addition to providing nutrition, is also known to impart immunity against various diseases. It is one of the safest, cleanest, and most balanced food for a child, said Dr Anu Joseph

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Monsoon healthcare: With leptospirosis cases on the rise, here’s everything to know about the disease

August 4, 2022 12:30:19 pm

A seasonal spike in leptospirosis cases during monsoon in India is seen because people come in contact with contaminated, stagnant water. Find out what experts say about staying safe, especially if you are a pet parent

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Living with Covid: How treating masks like umbrellas could help us weather future pandemic threats

August 4, 2022 12:00:58 pm

Staying at home while we're unwell is a sensible and considerate thing to do, particularly when COVID rates are high.

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Bone and Joint Day 2022: Essential tips to keep in mind before your next trek

August 4, 2022 11:30:06 am

This Bone and Joint Day, annually observed by the Indian Orthopedic Association on August 4, here's what one should keep in mind


Here’s how you can cut down on caffeine

August 4, 2022 10:50:43 am

"Excess caffeine can cause insomnia, restlessness, nausea, and increased heart rate. Also, one must avoid it during the pregnancy," said Dr Jyoti Khanijoh