Monday, Jan 30, 2023
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Winter rains: Protect yourself with these essential tips

January 30, 2023 13:20 IST

It is important to take precautions during winter rains to stay healthy and prevent illnesses, Dr Haroon H, Consultant, Internal Medicine, KMC Hospital, Mangalore, said

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Freezing eggs a boon for women with cancer; but do experts advise the same for others?

January 30, 2023 12:30 IST

In this procedure, the eggs released by a woman, as part of their monthly menstrual cycle, are frozen for them to be used at a later stage to form an embryo.

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World Leprosy Day 2023: Know about this chronic infectious disease, its symptoms, and treatment

January 30, 2023 10:50 IST

In India, World Leprosy Day is observed on January 30, on Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary.

This is what an unhealthy diet can do to your body

January 30, 2023 09:10 IST

Extreme detox programs can lead to more stress on the body, leading to a rapid release of toxins that maybe difficult for it to handle, said Karishma Chawla, a nutritionist and lifestyle educator

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Can you suffer a heart attack while sleeping?

January 30, 2023 10:41 IST

While it is commonly known that heart attacks are more likely to strike early in the morning, can they occur when a person is asleep?

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Immune response against Covid strengthens with more time between jab and infection: Study

January 29, 2023 14:20 IST

The scientists' findings suggest that vaccine boosters should be spaced no more frequently than a year apart, at least among healthy people. The findings have been published in the Journal for Clinical Investigation Insight.

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White vs brown vs red vs black rice: Find out which variety is the best for your health

January 30, 2023 11:32 IST

To understand which variety is best suited for you, we reached out to Garima Goyal, a dietitian, who explained more about the different kinds and their different benefits for you

Boost your immunity with these foods

January 28, 2023 09:10 IST

"Winter is here and it’s time to boost your immunity and keep yourself away from all diseases and infections. This climatic change takes a toll on overall health like skin, hair, and joints," said dietitian and nutritionist Garima


Take care of yourself during menopause with these expert-approved self care tips

January 27, 2023 20:50 IST

To take care of the symptoms of menopause, it is important to imbibe some self-care habits, said Dr Jagriti Varshney, an obstetrician and gynaecologist


Is wearing dirty clothes an early sign of dementia?

January 27, 2023 14:10 IST

As dementia progresses, patients may have difficulty with self-care tasks such as bathing and dressing, said Dr Rakesh Lalla, consultant-interventional neurology, at Fortis Hospital, Kalyan

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This winter, follow these simple tips to enhance gut health

January 27, 2023 12:30 IST

For smooth digestion, it’s important to consume adequate fats needed by the body, said nutritionist Aman Puri

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Do this every morning to get better sleep at night

January 27, 2023 09:10 IST

Lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho took to Instagram to share one habit you must practise, every morning


Thing we learnt today: There is a ‘perfect way’ to eat an apple

January 27, 2023 08:20 IST

"A healthy gut helps to digest the food better, maintain the body’s immune system, gives protection from pathogenic diseases, and helps in the synthesis of vitamins," said registered dietitian Garima Goyal

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Long COVID is keeping significant numbers of people out of work, study finds

January 26, 2023 22:30 IST

More than a year after contracting the coronavirus, 18% of long COVID patients had still not returned to work, more than three-fourths of them younger than 60, the analysis found

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These foods will ‘support you through menopause’

January 26, 2023 19:00 IST

"While there is no single food that eases this phase of life but consuming a well balanced diet replete with nutrient dense foods can help you get through each day better," said Garima Goyal, a registered dietitian.

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Samantha Ruth Prabhu says she is on the ‘strictest possible diet’ after myositis diagnosis; know more about it

January 26, 2023 16:30 IST

"If you Google and look up these diets, they are very restrictive and they almost take out everything. It is not practical to live like that," said Karishma Shah, an integrative nutritionist, and health coach


Women, commit to these 5 habits to keep yourself hale and hearty

January 26, 2023 12:30 IST

Make a game plan to not just work on your physical fitness but your mental health, and self love, Dr Padma Srivastava, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Motherhood Hospitals, Lullanagar, Pune shared

Effective techniques to stop procrastinating (plus, tips to deal with a procrastinator)

January 26, 2023 13:35 IST

“Procrastination is conventionally attributed to laziness and poor time management," said Dr Pulkit Khanna, Associate Professor of Psychology and Vice-Dean at Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences, O.P. Jindal Global University

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Vegetables, proteins, or carbs — what should you eat first to avoid spike in glucose and insulin levels?

January 26, 2023 08:20 IST

"Protein foods also provide a feeling of fullness, reduce the level of hunger hormone ghrelin, reduce craving, boost metabolism by burning more calories, and thus help in weight reduction," said Swati Bhushan, chief clinical nutritionist, Hiranandani Hospital, Navi Mumbai - A Fortis Network Hospital


‘I want to be an athlete; what should I keep in mind when training?’

January 25, 2023 17:30 IST

After an intense workout or training sessions, the muscles need time to heal and the body to replenish the energy storage, said Dr Priyanka Shastri, Physiotherapist, Masina Hospital, Mumbai

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Sweet potatoes: Here’s how you can pair them right for maximum health benefits

January 25, 2023 10:50 IST

You can include sweet potatoes on your daily menu when compared to regular potatoes, said Dr Jinal Patel, dietitian, Apollo Spectra Hospital, Mumbai

Why you must not ignore dry sensation in the mouth, trouble swallowing or speaking, and a white tongue

January 24, 2023 20:14 IST

"While dehydration, mouth breathing, smoking, and old age are all prevalent causes, it can also be the side effect of certain medications or indicate an underlying medical condition," said Dr Dimple Jangda, an Ayurveda expert

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‘What’s the hurry?’: Fans question Debina Bonnerjee as she resumes fitness journey two months after childbirth

January 24, 2023 19:30 IST

Debina Bonnerjee, who gave birth to her second child in November 2022 said, "Time to emerge stronger than ever".

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These tips will help you choose the right sports bra

January 24, 2023 18:20 IST

Apart from reducing pain or discomfort, sports bra can also regulate blood circulation and absorb sweat.


Expert shares top 5 foods that can help increase fertility

January 24, 2023 16:30 IST

“There isn't a single meal or fertility diet that would instantly increase your chances of getting pregnant. Both men and women can benefit from eating a balanced diet," said Dr Manpreet Sodhi, Consultant, Obstetrics & Gynaecolgy, Paras Hospitals