Sunday, Feb 05, 2023
healthy habits, tiredness, exhaustion

How to build healthy habits when you’re tired and exhausted

February 5, 2023 09:10 IST

Contrary to popular perception, you don't need to shuffle your whole life and change every present habit. Small, consistent changes are the key to reaping their positive benefits in the long term.

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World Cancer Day 2023: An oncologist’s guide to how preventive screening helps

February 4, 2023 19:10 IST

The causes of delay in diagnosis in India range from patients ignoring the symptoms, delay in seeking professional help, lack of access to specialised facilities, stigma attached to cancer and of course financial constraints, said Dr Niti Raizada, senior director, Medical Oncology and Hemato-Oncology, Fortis Group of Hospitals, Richmond Road Bangalore

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‘Global data on the efficacy of CAR T-cell therapy for cancer looks very good’: Dr Siddhartha Mukherjee

February 4, 2023 14:20 IST

World Cancer Day 2023: In previous conversations with The Indian Express, Mukherjee has shared crucial insights into the developments in cancer care in India and their effectiveness in fighting this deadly disease.


These cutting-edge technologies have revolutionised cancer care in India

February 4, 2023 10:20 IST

In India, the burden of cancer is rising as well, and newer technologies are being developed to improve the diagnosis, treatment and management of cancer patients.

Ovarian Cancer

To prevent cancer, more women should consider removing fallopian tubes, experts say

February 3, 2023 22:30 IST

A top research group is urging even women without genetic risks to have their fallopian tubes removed under certain circumstances to prevent ovarian cancer.

Why people with low blood pressure must limit their beetroot consumption

February 3, 2023 19:00 IST

"Beetroots are best consumed as salads; you can boil them or grate them. They are also a great ingredient in wraps, sandwiches, and dips along with some yoghurt," said Shweta Shah, a celebrity nutritionist and founder at Eatfit24/7

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On World Cancer Day, find out what’s driving the rise in breast and colorectal cancers among young women

February 4, 2023 12:06 IST

World Cancer Day 2023: Estimates show rates of breast and colorectal cancers have increased slightly among young women in the last few decades

Brain Tumour

Brain tumour could now be detected using urine test

February 3, 2023 15:50 IST

Although early detection of many types of cancer has contributed to the recent increases in cancer survival rates, the survival rate for brain tumours has remained almost unchanged for over 20 years.


Can antiperspirants and deodorants kill you?

February 3, 2023 15:00 IST

Dr Gaurav Jain, senior consultant, internal medicine, Dharamshila Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, said that there are very "rare incidences" of antiperspirants and deodorants being the reason of a person's death

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Neha Marda shares how to manage cold and cough during pregnancy

February 3, 2023 12:00 IST

Neha, who is married to Patna-based businessman Aayushman Agrawal, is expecting her first child and announced the pregnancy in November, last year

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Microbes in your food can help or hinder your body’s defenses against cancer – how diet influences the conflict between cell ‘cooperators’ and ‘cheaters’

February 3, 2023 11:30 IST

Every human body is a symphony of multicellular cooperation. Thirty trillion cells cooperate and coordinate with each other to make us viable multicellular organisms

orange peel and lemon peel

Instead of throwing away lemon and orange peels, do this

February 3, 2023 10:50 IST

"Orange and lemon peels are rich in phytochemicals and antioxidants, and you will be surprised to know that the peels contains more vitamin C as compared to the inner flesh which we eat," said Dr Smriti Jhunjhunwala

Chronic stress can negatively effect your physical, mental health; here’s how to manage it effectively

February 3, 2023 09:10 IST

Stress is a physical, mental, and emotional response to a perceived threat or demand, Dr Samant Darshi, consultant psychiatrist, Psymate Healthcare & Yatharth Super-speciality Hospitals


Can type 2 diabetics have grapes? If yes, which variety, at what time, and how much?

February 3, 2023 08:20 IST

Though grapes contain natural sugars, they also have good amount of antioxidants that possess strong anti-inflammatory and free radical scavenging properties

The sneaky allure of a detox

February 2, 2023 22:30 IST

Nutrition experts say people who try cleanses may report positive benefits in the short term — but not because of the specific slush they’re drinking. And cleanses come with plenty of risks. Here’s what to know.

Period bloating: Avoiding (and having) these foods can make a huge difference

February 2, 2023 20:50 IST

"Period bloating happens due to changes in progesterone and estrogen levels which make the body retain more water and salt causing the feeling of bloating, said Lovneet Batra, a nutritionist

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Tonight, try Padabhyanga — it might help you get deep sleep

February 2, 2023 19:00 IST

"Regular Padabhyanga can also make your skin supple, hair shinier, and memory sharper," Dr Dixa Bhavsar, an ayurvedic practitioner, told

Barbie unveils first-ever doll with scoliosis; know more about the condition

February 2, 2023 17:30 IST

Mattel worked closely with Dr Luke Macyszyn, a board-certified neurosurgeon and specialist in children's complex spinal disorders, who advised the designers throughout the development of this unique doll


Experts vouch for smoothies to be healthy, but are they also low calorie and weight-loss friendly?

February 2, 2023 17:00 IST

"Also, never look at replacing a full-fledged meal with a smoothie; it is best taken as a snack," said Dr Vanshika Gupta Adukia, childbirth/lactation specialist

Benefits of fruits

‘Nature’s candy’: The best fruits to satiate your sugar cravings are…

February 2, 2023 13:20 IST

This fruit "contains serotonin, and eating just two before bed can help promote better sleep," shared Dr Uma Naidoo, MD and nutritional psychiatry pioneer

bad smell

Can bad smells make you feel faint, out of breath?

February 2, 2023 12:30 IST

“Many people who are negatively affected by a certain smell, instantly feel better when they are away from the surroundings where the smell is present,” said Dr Bindumathi P L, Sr. Consultant - Internal Medicine, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore.

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Selena Gomez shares reason behind her shaky hands in new video

February 2, 2023 12:00 IST

The condition mostly affects the kidney, but also impacts the skin, blood vessels, connective tissue, heart, brain, and practically every organ


Long COVID: a range of diets are said to help manage symptoms – here’s what the evidence tells us

February 2, 2023 11:30 IST

Common long COVID symptoms include fatigue, shortness of breath, and difficulties with memory and concentration (“brain fog”). Symptoms can worsen with physical or mental exertion.


No, it’s not water; this is what you need when dehydrated

February 2, 2023 09:10 IST

Despite its numerous health benefits, turns out water is not the best thirst quencher

bladder incontinence

Women, this is why you may be peeing your pants or having pain while jumping

February 2, 2023 12:36 IST

"The issue gets worse with age. So, it’s better to acknowledge it and start taking steps to improve," said Nidhi Sharma, a nutritionist