Parmita Uniyal
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WHO's first-ever report on high BP's impact; 76 million deaths can be averted

The WHO report shows 4 out of 5 people with hypertension and not treated adequately and 76 million deaths can be averted between 2023-2050.

Hypertension is considered a silent killer and only half of people with the condition are currently unaware of their condition. (Unsplash)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 05:19 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Alzheimer's disease: Mystery of dying brain cells solved

About 55 million people live with dementia worldwide. New research into why brain cells die is enabling scientists to develop effective Alzheimer's drugs.

Researchers have been looking for medical treatments for Alzheimer's for decades, but their successes have been limited.(Jens Wolf/dpa/picture-alliance)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 02:31 PM IST

5 delicious desserts you can make with fruits and nuts

Craving for something sweet but don't want to add to the calorie count? Here are 5 healthy desserts you can prepare with fruits and nuts.

Apples, dates, raisins, bananas, almonds, walnuts, cinnamon, chia seeds, honey are some of the healthy ingredients that can be used to create healthy desserts.(Pinterest)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 01:04 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ancient Wisdom Part 6: Many benefits of onions for eye health; how to consume

Onions are a storehouse of flavonoids and antioxidants which can keep many diseases at bay. They also support healthy eyesight.

In ancient civilizations, onions were of great significance. In Egypt they were considered a symbol of eternity and were also used for diverse medicinal purposes including eye conditions.
Published on Sep 22, 2023 11:48 AM IST

5 food items you should avoid feeding a street dog

Do you offer leftover food containing onion or sweetened snacks to street dogs? You may be doing them a disservice.

Dogs can be fed several types of food with careful attention to nutritional value and toxicity. (Pixabay)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 10:17 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Newborn gets dengue from mother in rare case; how it happens; tips for recovery

Perinatal dengue refers to the transmission of dengue virus from a mother to her baby during pregnancy, delivery, or shortly after birth. All you want to know.

Dengue can spread to newborns from mothers around delivery time. This is a very rare occurrence, but it is possible for the virus to pass from the mother to the baby through the placenta or during delivery. Pic for representational purpose only(AP)
Published on Sep 20, 2023 06:16 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Heart attacks while on treadmills: 10 reasons why this may happen as per doctors

Heart attacks that occur while someone is on a treadmill can happen for a variety of reasons from underlying heart diseases to not doing warm up.

Heart attacks while exercising on treadmills have raised concerns among medical experts. (Freepik)
Published on Sep 20, 2023 04:06 PM IST
By, New Delhi

US woman loses limbs after eating undercooked fish; all about this infection

Vibrio vulnificus can cause life-threatening infections in people after having contaminated seafood or having an open wound exposed to infected water.

Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium related to the cholera causing bacteria(Unsplash)
Published on Sep 20, 2023 01:53 PM IST
By, New Delhi

World Alzheimer's Day: 7 daily habits to cut Alzheimer's disease risk

World Alzheimer's Day: While there is no cure of Alzheimer's the disease can be avoided by following certain lifestyle habits.

On the occasion of World Alzheimer's Day (September 21), here are factors that can help reduce risk of the disease(Esteban Pardo, Fred Schwaller )
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 10:42 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Ancient Wisdom Part 5: 4 ways amla can control blood sugar in diabetics

Amla or Amalki is considered one of the most potent fruits in Ayurveda. Here's how the Vitamin C-rich fruit can help manage diabetes.

Amla is considered as a Rasayana according to Ayurveda due to its extraordinary levels of Vitamin C and high antioxidant activity.
Published on Sep 20, 2023 10:10 AM IST
By, New Delhi

8 tips for newly married couples to strengthen their emotional bond

The early years of marriage are crucial in laying the strong foundation of a relationship. Here are tips from an expert.

As newlyweds navigate the difficulties of a lifetime commitment, the early years of marriage may be both thrilling and difficult for them. Developing a deep emotional connection is essential for a marriage to last and be happy(Freepik)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 07:28 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Is your dog avoiding you? 5 reasons this could be happening

Dogs are admired for their loving and devoted nature, so it may be concerning if they begin to neglect you. Here are 5 reasons behind this behaviour.

While dogs are unable to convey their feelings verbally, their behaviour often speaks volumes(Pixabay)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 06:32 PM IST
By, New Delhi

8 signs that your body is warning you against hitting the treadmill

While exercise is crucial for good health, it's important to pay attention to body signals during exercise, as pushing too hard can have serious consequences.

One of the most critical warning signs is chest pain or discomfort during exercise(Pixabay)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 04:07 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Millets for PCOS: Amazing benefits, how to add to diet, and 2 healthy recipes

Millets have all the nutrients required for PCOS management and can also aid in your weight loss journey. Here are benefits and recipes.

Millets are rich in calcium, protein, iron, and amino acids, all the nutrients that are necessary for managing PCOS(Pinterest)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 01:26 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ancient Wisdom Part 4: Peppermint oil can naturally relieve joint pain, headache

One of the magical ancient remedies that works wonders for joint pain and other aches is peppermint oil. Benefits to ways of using it, all you want to know.

Peppermint: The magical herb was used in ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt for treating digestive disorders and other health conditions.
Published on Sep 18, 2023 12:10 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: 10 fasting tips for 10 days of the festival

Fasting can help you detox if you eat healthy, rest well and hydrate yourself well. Here are fasting tips to follow during Ganesh Utsav

Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Lord Ganesha devotees welcome Bappa in a grand way, bring him home, decorate his idol and prepare delicious bhog items
Updated on Sep 19, 2023 08:56 AM IST
By, New Delhi

7 tips and tricks to stop a panic attack shared by therapist

Panic attacks can be extremely difficult to handle, but do not cause real harm. Here's what to do when you are having an anxiety attack.

Anxiety or panic attacks can be managed and there are effective techniques to deal with them. (Unsplash)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 03:09 PM IST
By, New Delhi

5 reasons sleeping late at night is increasing your diabetes risk

Research says sleeping late at night can increase diabetes risk by 19%. Here's why it happens and what to keep in mind.

Recent research suggested that being a 'night owl' or having an 'evening chronotype' can increase risk of diabetes by 19% compared with being an early riser.(Freepik)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 12:57 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Nipah virus in Kerala: 10 tips to boost immunity against the deadly virus

While there is no cure for Nipah virus, one should take measures to develop immunity like balanced diet, regular exercise, and practising good hygiene.

Nipah virus is a deadly virus that has caused outbreaks in parts of India, including Kerala. Boosting immunity is important to help protect against viral infections like Nipah virus(DW/NIH / IMAGE POINT FR/picture alliance)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 12:02 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Vishwakarma Puja: 6 important traditions to follow

Vishwakarma Puja is round the corner and on this day people worship their tools, equipment and machineries. They also pray for success and prosperity.

 This year Vishwakarma puja falls on September 17 (Sunday).(PTI)
Published on Sep 15, 2023 08:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Lymphoma Awareness Day: Are people with arthritis at higher risk of lymphoma?

Having rheumatoid arthritis not only affects joints and bones but also increases risk of many chronic diseases, including cancer.

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that primarily affects the joints.(Twitter/HeartFlow)
Published on Sep 15, 2023 04:35 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Nipah virus outbreak: Top 10 symptoms of the deadly virus; prevention tips

While Nipah virus starts with mild symptoms like headache, muscle pain, fatigue, nausea, it may progress to deadly symptoms as the disease advances.

Nipah virus (NiV) is a zoonotic virus that can cause severe illness in humans.(Pixabay)
Published on Sep 15, 2023 03:27 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ancient Wisdom Part 3: How to consume fenugreek seeds for reducing belly fat

Fenugreek seeds have been used for medicinal purposes since time immemorial. This ancient remedy can also help reduce belly fat by curbing appetite.

Fenugreek or methi is a fragrant and flavourful herb which is seen in Indian kitchens frequently and is used extensively for culinary and medicinal purposes.
Published on Sep 15, 2023 01:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Pola 2023: Date, history, significance of the festival dedicated to bulls

Pola is all about pampering and honouring your bull for all the hardwork. This year it falls on September 14. All you want to know about the festival.

Pola is celebrated in the rural areas of Maharashtra and Chattisgarh to express gratitude to bulls for their contribution in farming activities.(Pinterest)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 07:38 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: 5 DIY eco-friendly Ganpati idols to make with food items

In the recent years, devotees have been experimenting with eco-friendly Ganpati idols made of food items that can also be later distributed to the needy.

One of the major attractions of Ganesh Chaturthi is bringing Lord Ganesha's idol home(Pinterest)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 06:48 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Delicious modaks to make for Lord Ganesha's bhog

Ganesh Chaturthi is almost here. Celebrate the festival with homemade and healthy modak recipes curated by chefs.

Ganesh Utsav is beginning on September 18 this year and conclude on September 28 with Ganesh Visarjan.
Published on Sep 13, 2023 05:50 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Not Covid vaccine, but other lifestyle factors causing heart attack: Doctor

Dr Mohit Gupta from GB Pant Hospital who was part of a new study published in the journal PLOS One, says Covid vaccine is in fact providing protection to heart.

The study concludes that Covid vaccines Covishield and Covaxin do not pose as a risk factor for a heart attack and in fact have a protective effect on heart.
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 02:53 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ancient Wisdom Part 2: Neem datun can work wonders for your dental health

Neem datun can help fight harmful bacteria and reduce chances of cavities. An Ayurveda expert on how to use this ancient remedy.

All parts of the neem tree be it leaves, seeds, flowers, fruits, bark and roots have been used to treat many diseases and disorders for thousands of years
Published on Sep 13, 2023 12:49 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Having too much protein? You may invite these 6 health troubles

When you are adding a lot of protein to your diet but fail to balance it with other essential nutrients, you may suffer from a range of health issues.

While high-protein diets can have benefits, they also come with some potential disadvantages(Unsplash)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 09:02 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Sleeping to eating fruits; 5 things you should avoid doing post meal

Do you take a nap right after your lunch or hit the gym after a heavy breakfast? Certain habits can hinder the digestion process and make you ill. Take note.

Taking a power nap helps the body to fight laziness and restart with new energy and enthusiasm. (Unsplash)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 06:07 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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