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Trained sniffer dogs may detect Covid infected airport passengers: Study

Trained sniffer dogs can accurately detect airport passengers infected with Covid-19, says a study.
The researchers from the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Finland, trained four dogs to sniff out SARS-CoV-2 in 2020.(Reuters)
The researchers from the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Finland, trained four dogs to sniff out SARS-CoV-2 in 2020.(Reuters)
Published on May 17, 2022 09:07 PM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

Vulvar cancer: Painful urination to open sore; common symptoms to watch out for

  • Are you ignoring these common symptoms of vulvar cancer? Experts on how to recognise it, prevention and treatment tips.
Cancer of the reproductive organs and genitals in both men and women is usually overlooked in many instances.
Cancer of the reproductive organs and genitals in both men and women is usually overlooked in many instances.
Published on May 17, 2022 08:51 PM IST
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Common mistakes that could damage your teeth in summer season

  • Dr Karishma Jaradi, Dental Surgeon, cautions one against mindlessly indulging in sweet treats to beat the heat as it could increase risk of tooth troubles.
Not drinking enough water during summer season could hamper saliva formation(Pexels)
Not drinking enough water during summer season could hamper saliva formation(Pexels)
Published on May 17, 2022 07:56 PM IST
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Kannada actress Chethana dies after plastic surgery; experts on possible reason

  • Popular Kannada TV actress Chethana Raj passed away after going under the knife to remove fat. Health experts on what could have gone wrong.
Chethana Raj apparently did not inform her parents before going through the procedure and the consent form was filled by her friend.
Chethana Raj apparently did not inform her parents before going through the procedure and the consent form was filled by her friend.
Published on May 17, 2022 06:56 PM IST
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Vaani Kapoor is 'stretching that comfort zone' with a Pilates session in video

  • Vaani Kapoor took to Instagram to share a workout video of herself 'stretching that comfort zone' during a Pilates session. The star, dressed in a sports bra and tights, did stretches in various poses.
Vaani Kapoor is 'stretching that comfort zone' with a Pilates session in new workout video(Instagram)
Vaani Kapoor is 'stretching that comfort zone' with a Pilates session in new workout video(Instagram)
Published on May 17, 2022 03:57 PM IST
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Suffering from constipation? Avoid these 3 foods to prevent it from worsening

  • There are certain foods that can worsen your constipation. Ayurveda expert suggests you to avoid certain foods when constipated.
Constipation is a common problem in summer as the intense heat could easily lead to dehydration.(Imagesbazaar, Shutterstock)
Constipation is a common problem in summer as the intense heat could easily lead to dehydration.(Imagesbazaar, Shutterstock)
Published on May 17, 2022 03:13 PM IST
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Expert on best exercises to manage arthritis pain

  • From strengthening muscles around the joints to improving mobility, joint-friendly exercises can do a lot for those suffering from arthritis. Here are the best exercises for people with arthritis.
Suggesting exercise to an arthritis patients may seem counter-intuitive but is can actually work wonders for their physical and mental health.(Pixabay)
Suggesting exercise to an arthritis patients may seem counter-intuitive but is can actually work wonders for their physical and mental health.(Pixabay)
Published on May 17, 2022 12:52 PM IST
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Katrina Kaif takes break from holiday with Vicky Kaushal to do Pilates: See pic

  • Katrina Kaif took a break from her holiday with her husband, Vicky Kaushal, for a quick Pilates session in New York. The star exercised with a New York-based master Pilates trainer and posted a photo from the session on Instagram.
Katrina Kaif takes break from holiday with Vicky Kaushal to do 'Pilates in New York', shares inspiring workout pic(Instagram)
Katrina Kaif takes break from holiday with Vicky Kaushal to do 'Pilates in New York', shares inspiring workout pic(Instagram)
Published on May 17, 2022 12:34 PM IST
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Children’s physical activity dropped in lockdowns, didn’t bounce back: Research

  • For children, when schools are closed, there’s no walking or cycling to school, no physical education lessons, no playing in the playground and no clubs after school. Therefore, kids lose further opportunities to be active.
Children’s physical activity dropped during Covid-19 lockdowns but didn’t bounce back: UK research(Pexels)
Children’s physical activity dropped during Covid-19 lockdowns but didn’t bounce back: UK research(Pexels)
Published on May 17, 2022 11:45 AM IST
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Study finds cervical cancer screening is less common in gender minorities

Numerous barriers to cervical cancer screening exist, and for sexual minority people, these may include inadequate patient-provider communication, mistrust in medical providers, fear of discrimination in the clinic, and the belief that Pap testing is not beneficial.
Study finds cervical cancer screening is less common in gender minorities(Shutterstock)
Study finds cervical cancer screening is less common in gender minorities(Shutterstock)
Published on May 17, 2022 10:27 AM IST
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ANI | , Atlanta (georgia)

Suhana Khan shows incredible strength as she nails yoga's Kakasana: See pic

  • Suhana Khan displayed her incredible core strength at the gym as she nailed yoga's Kakasana or the Crow Pose for a workout session. The 21-year-old trainer took to Instagram to call her a champ.
Suhana Khan shows incredible strength as she nails yoga's Kakasana, trainer says she is a ‘champ’(Instagram)
Suhana Khan shows incredible strength as she nails yoga's Kakasana, trainer says she is a ‘champ’(Instagram)
Published on May 17, 2022 09:32 AM IST
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‘Strong is the new sexy’ in Riddhima Kapoor Sahni’s side plank variation

  • Riddhima Kapoor Sahni kickstarted the week on a high note with a super intense routine of Side Plank Variation. Take a look at how she aced the routine.
‘Strong is the new sexy’ in Riddhima Kapoor Sahni’s side plank variation(Instagram/@riddhimakapoorsahniofficial)
‘Strong is the new sexy’ in Riddhima Kapoor Sahni’s side plank variation(Instagram/@riddhimakapoorsahniofficial)
Published on May 17, 2022 09:21 AM IST
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ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Ankita Konwar performs Vrikshasana on road, Milind Soman reacts

  • Ankita, dressed in a stunning athleisure, performed the Tree Pose in the outdoors. " What you imagine - you create,” Ankita started her week on a positive note.
Ankita Konwar performs Vrikshasana on road, Milind Soman reacts(Instagram/@ankita_earthy)
Ankita Konwar performs Vrikshasana on road, Milind Soman reacts(Instagram/@ankita_earthy)
Updated on May 17, 2022 08:49 AM IST
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ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Dengue: Watch out for these side effects that can stay even after recovery

Doctors share a list of side effects of dengue that can stay even after recovery, reveal health and fitness tips to treat the same
Dengue: Watch out for these side effects that can stay even after recovery, check inside for health tips by doctors to treat the same (Image by Mohamed Nuzrath from Pixabay )
Dengue: Watch out for these side effects that can stay even after recovery, check inside for health tips by doctors to treat the same (Image by Mohamed Nuzrath from Pixabay )
Updated on May 16, 2022 06:19 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Expert tips: Fruits and vegetables to consume to slow down ageing process

  • From tomatoes to onions to spinach, here are six fruits and vegetables that should be incorporated in the daily diet in order to slow down the ageing process.
Expert tips: Fruits and vegetables to consume to slow down ageing process(Pexels)
Expert tips: Fruits and vegetables to consume to slow down ageing process(Pexels)
Published on May 16, 2022 04:23 PM IST
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ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Health expert lists diet tips for hypertension patients to avoid kidney diseases

World Hypertension Day 2022: Did you know hypertension is the leading cause of kidney diseases worldwide? Since 31% of Indian population has hypertension issues, we got a dietician on board to share diet tips for hypertension patients
World Hypertension Day 2022: Health expert shares diet tips for hypertension patients to avoid kidney diseases (Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay )
World Hypertension Day 2022: Health expert shares diet tips for hypertension patients to avoid kidney diseases (Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay )
Updated on May 16, 2022 04:25 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

World Hypertension Day: How music impacts blood pressure

Singer Elton John once said, ‘Music has healing power’
Soft music can help control blood pressure (Shutterstock)
Soft music can help control blood pressure (Shutterstock)
Updated on May 16, 2022 04:18 PM IST
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BySoumya Vajpayee

What happens at 50 degrees: Do’s and don’ts to follow

  • With Delhi experiencing 49 degrees and heat wave alerts issued, here are a few dos and don’ts that should be followed in order to keep yourself safe, healthy and fit. Take a look at what the experts have to say.
What happens at 50 degrees: Do’s and don’ts to follow(Unsplash)
What happens at 50 degrees: Do’s and don’ts to follow(Unsplash)
Updated on May 16, 2022 02:09 PM IST
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ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Alia Bhatt's trainer suggests tips and yoga breathing technique to beat the heat

  • Alia Bhatt's trainer Anshuka Parwani took to Instagram to share tips on keeping the energy levels up during this scorching heat. She also suggested yoga breathing techniques to achieve the same.
Alia Bhatt's trainer suggests tips and yoga breathing technique to keep energy levels up in scorching heat(Instagram)
Alia Bhatt's trainer suggests tips and yoga breathing technique to keep energy levels up in scorching heat(Instagram)
Published on May 16, 2022 01:54 PM IST
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Thalassemia: Expert insights on types, symptoms, prevention and treatment

  • All about Thalassemia: From how to detect symptoms of Thalassemia to ways of preventing it, here’s all that you need to know about the disorder.
Thalassemia: Expert insights on types, symptoms, prevention and treatment
Thalassemia: Expert insights on types, symptoms, prevention and treatment
Published on May 16, 2022 12:44 PM IST
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ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

‘Mountain sirf itna jaanta hain ki climber aa raha hai, na ki ladka ya ladki’

Baljeet Kaur, a Himachal Pradesh-based climber, has scaled two peaks that are above 8,000 metres — Mt Annapurna and Mt Kangchenjunga — within two weeks.
The 27-year-old climber, who reached Nepal one month before the summit, says she doesn’t climb to set any records, or for any name and fame.
The 27-year-old climber, who reached Nepal one month before the summit, says she doesn’t climb to set any records, or for any name and fame.
Updated on May 16, 2022 10:59 AM IST
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Study explores effect of breastfeeding on mothers' mental health

Of 36 studies that found a statistically significant relationship between breastfeeding and mental health, 29 of those found that breastfeeding was associated with fewer mental health symptoms, and one found that breastfeeding was associated with increased maternal mental health symptoms.
Study explores effect of breastfeeding on mothers' mental health(Pexels)
Study explores effect of breastfeeding on mothers' mental health(Pexels)
Published on May 16, 2022 10:32 AM IST
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ANI | , Washington

New approach for devastating brain tumour treatment found during study

The HTL-001 peptide used in the study has undergone safety testing and is suitable for patient trials. These trials are now being considered in GBM and other cancers.
New approach for devastating brain tumour treatment found during study(Unsplash)
New approach for devastating brain tumour treatment found during study(Unsplash)
Published on May 16, 2022 10:28 AM IST
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10 ways to deal with anger: Expert shares tips

  • From learning to seek help to practising relaxation skills to taking a timeout, here are ten ways by which we can deal with anger.
10 ways to deal with anger: Expert shares tips(Pexels)
10 ways to deal with anger: Expert shares tips(Pexels)
Published on May 16, 2022 09:29 AM IST
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ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Summer pregnancy tips for women: Expert insights

  • From keeping the legs elevated to watching the diet to incorporating meditation in the daily routine, here are a few summer tips for pregnant women. Take a look.
Summer pregnancy tips for women: Expert insights(Unsplash)
Summer pregnancy tips for women: Expert insights(Unsplash)
Updated on May 17, 2022 08:27 AM IST
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ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Jamun is excellent addition to your summer diet. Health experts reveal benefits

Jamun is the fruit for summer. It reminds us of the beautiful childhood memories of picking the dark fruit straight from the tree and enjoying its intense sweetness and the purple stain it leaves on our tongues. A nutritionist and a dietician spill benefits of adding it to your summer diet
Jamun is an excellent addition to your summer diet. Health experts reveal benefits of the black plum or Java plum (iStock)
Jamun is an excellent addition to your summer diet. Health experts reveal benefits of the black plum or Java plum (iStock)
Updated on May 15, 2022 08:37 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

How genes contribute to type-2 diabetes, a new research finds

  • The research is a major step toward the ultimate goal of identifying novel genes and understanding the biology of the type-2 diabetes disease, which has the potential to help scientists develop new treatments.
How genes contribute to type-2 diabetes, a new research finds(Getty Images)
How genes contribute to type-2 diabetes, a new research finds(Getty Images)
Published on May 15, 2022 09:32 AM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Amherst (massachusetts)

Sustain a long and healthy life via new intranasal and injectable gene therapy

With the elderly population growing globally, it's critical to have an effective and diverse means of mitigating the impact of ageing on human health be it socioeconomically or medically.
It has been well established that ageing is associated with a decrease in the number of telomere repeats at the ends of chromosomes, partly as a result of insufficient telomerase activity.(Pixabay)
It has been well established that ageing is associated with a decrease in the number of telomere repeats at the ends of chromosomes, partly as a result of insufficient telomerase activity.(Pixabay)
Published on May 14, 2022 06:06 PM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

Eat cherries to calm your mind and have a good night's sleep; know all benefits

  • Eating cherry can help you enhance your physical and mental well-being, from controlling sugar levels, reducing excess uric acid to calming your mind. 
Ayurveda expert Dr Dixa Bhavsar in her recent Instagram post calls cherry a perfect fruit for the physical and mental wellbeing.(Pixabay)
Ayurveda expert Dr Dixa Bhavsar in her recent Instagram post calls cherry a perfect fruit for the physical and mental wellbeing.(Pixabay)
Published on May 14, 2022 05:46 PM IST
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