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Is pollution raising your blood sugar levels? How toxic air can lead to diabetes

Updated on Nov 10, 2023 07:39 AM IST

Air pollution is directly and indirectly impacting our well-being every day. Here's how pollutants are putting us at risk of type 2 diabetes.

Air pollution can affect each and every organ in the body. When polluted air enters our body via lungs, it gets diffused into our blood through which it can reach all parts of our body. (Shutterstock)
By, New Delhi

Liposuction surgery: Tips to minimise side effects as Brazilian influencer dies

Footballer Neymar pays tribute as Brazilian influencer Luana Andrade dies at 29 due to cardiac arrest during Liposuction surgery. Here are tips to reduce risks

Liposuction surgery: Tips to minimise side effects as Brazilian influencer dies due to cardiac arrest during procedure (Photo by Twitter/Domingo_Legal)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 04:09 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Amid air pollution, tips to celebrate a safe Diwali, prevent respiratory issues

Switching to green crackers or using eco-friendly diyas, adequate hydration, and nutritious foods can all help us fight firecracker pollution.

While the festivities of Diwali bring us a lot to celebrate, what it also brings with it are more concentrated levels of pollutants and particulate matter, such as those found in haze and smoke when fireworks are used. (AP)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 01:13 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Tips to add wild honey, the age-old health elixir, to daily wellness routine

Wild honey, nature's timeless elixir, can be seamlessly integrated into our daily wellness and fitness routines in numerous ways. Here are tips by experts

Tips to add wild honey, the age-old health elixir, to your daily wellness routine (Photo by Ante Hamersmit on Unsplash)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 01:02 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Contraceptive pills may affect fear-regulating brain areas in women: Study

The study shows that oral contraceptives contain synthetic hormones that can influence the brain network involved in fear processing.

Contraceptive pills may affect fear-regulating brain areas in women: Study(Pixabay)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 12:55 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, California

Genetics of nearby healthy tissue may help detect lung cancer's return: Study

The study shows that genetic information taken from seemingly healthy tissue near lung tumours can predict if the cancer will return.

Genetics of nearby healthy tissue may help detect lung cancer's return: Study(Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 12:50 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Washington Dc

Lilly weight-loss drug Zepbound gets US, UK approval to rival Wegovy

U.S. and UK regulators both gave thumbs up to Eli Lilly's weight-loss treatment. The drugs are the most effective treatments for weight loss approved to date.

U.S. and UK regulators approved the Lilly drug for use by adults with a body mass index (BMI) - a measure of weight based on height - of at least 30, or a BMI of 27 or more if a patient also has another weight-related health issue, such as heart disease. (Photo by Frederick FLORIN / AFP)(AFP)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 11:31 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

Dhanteras, Diwali health tips: 7 sugar alternatives to savour treats guilt-free

As we navigate the festive season with Dhanteras, Diwali and Bhai Dooj, choose these healthier alternatives to white sugar that carry a wealth of nutrients

Dhanteras, Diwali health tips: 7 sugar alternatives to savour festive treats guilt-free (Photo by Yan Krukau on Pexels)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 10:27 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Delhi-NCR air pollution: Yoga asanas and pranayama to boost lung function

These Yoga asanas and breathing techniques can help get rid of toxins and boost lung function amid growing concern of air pollution.

Yoga for air pollution: Yoga can be quite effective in enhancing lung function and boosting our immune system(Freepik)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 09:59 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Diwali 2023 and mental health: How to fight loneliness during the festive season

Here's how to make the holidays more joyful as mental health experts teach some tips and tricks to tackle loneliness during the festive season

Diwali 2023 and mental health: How to fight loneliness during the festive season (Photo by Trần Long on Pexels)
Updated on Nov 09, 2023 08:08 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Burning or watery eyes due to pollution? How to protect eyes from smog

Due to air pollution or smog, people may develop common eye conditions like watery eyes, itchy eyes or burning sensation. Here are important tips to remember.

Exposure to environmental pollutants such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and dust particles are making people prone to red, watery eyes and various eye allergies. (Freepik)
Published on Nov 08, 2023 07:13 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ancient Wisdom Part 25: Amazing health benefits of black pepper

Black pepper is regarded as a healing spice in Ayurveda having cleansing and antioxidant properties. Here are all the benefits of the wonderful spice.

Black pepper has a rich history dating back to ancient times. It was highly prized in the Roman Empire and was even referred to as 'black gold' due to its significant value
Published on Nov 08, 2023 01:47 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Tips for employees to unlock the full potential of your workplace health perks

Unlocking the full potential of workplace health perks is essential for promoting employee well-being and productivity. Here's how employees can do it

Employee health benefits: Tips to unlock the full potential of your workplace health perks (Photo by fauxels on Pexels)
Published on Nov 08, 2023 12:50 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Should we go for morning walk amid severe pollution? Dos and don'ts to follow

Here's how you should approach morning walks or workouts for the coming weeks amid deteriorating air quality and Diwali smoke.

It's critical to put your health first by working out indoors, using equipment, and keeping an eye on the air quality(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 08, 2023 11:30 AM IST
By, New Delhi

World Radiography Day 2023: Date, history, theme and significance

World Radiography Day recognizes the importance of medical imaging professionals and radiographers in delivering high-quality healthcare. All details inside.

World Radiography Day 2023: Date, history, theme and significance(File photo)
Updated on Nov 08, 2023 02:10 PM IST

Cardiac rehabilitation: What it is, advantages, heart conditions it can manage

Cardiac rehabilitation plays significant role in the recovery process for individuals who have encountered different cardiovascular issues. Read on to know more

Cardiac rehabilitation: What it is, advantages, heart conditions it can manage (Photo by Twitter/vaibhavwamrfr)
Updated on Nov 07, 2023 04:43 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Katrina Kaif reveals how she trained for Tiger 3 to deliver dynamic action

Katrina Kaif shared in an Instagram post how she trained for Salman Khan's Tiger 3 to deliver 'dynamic action' scenes. Check out her videos inside.

Katrina Kaif revealed how she trained for Tiger 3 in a new Instagram post. (Instagram)
Published on Nov 07, 2023 10:07 AM IST

Diwali weight loss: 7-day diet plan to shed kilos before festivities begin

This 7-day Diwali diet plan by a nutritionist will help you feel and look better apart from helping you in your weight loss journey.

Dietitian Vidhi Chawla, founder of Fisico Diet and Aesthetic Clinic shares a diet plan for you ahead of Diwali.(Freepik)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 07:03 PM IST

Can air pollution trigger heart attack? Here's what cardiologists say

Pollution can have both short term and long terms effects on heart health and the culprit could be the fine particulate matter that can go deep into the lungs.

There are many risk factors for coronary-related disease, which ultimately leads to a heart attack. These risk factors are advancing age, male sex, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, smoking, and sudden other risk factors as well(Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 06:28 PM IST
By, New Delhi

National Cancer Awareness Day in India: All about the history and significance

National Cancer Awareness Day in India is observed to spread awareness around the types of cancer, need for early detection, and important lifestyle changes.

National Cancer Awareness Day in India is celebrated on November 7 every year in India.(Pexels)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 04:48 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Poland: A hunt for traces of abortion pills in women's blood

How researchers test for traces of misoprostol and mifepristone — the two drugs used in medication abortions — in women who have experienced a miscarriage.

Mifepristone und misoprostol are widely considered
Published on Nov 06, 2023 03:35 PM IST
By | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

The expanded impact of anxiety

Anxiety is a mental disorder where a person is constantly under stress about daily activities. The common symptoms of anxiety are restlessness, faster breathing, irregular heartbeat and headache. Anxiety can have both immediate as well as expanded impact on mind, body and emotions, Therapist Carrie Howard addressed this and shared how anxiety can impact career, relationships and our outlook towards life.(Unsplash) 9
Published on Nov 06, 2023 03:32 PM IST

First finger-prick test to detect early brain cancer recurrence

A finger-prick test is being developed by a team at Nottingham Trent University for early detection of brain tumour recurrence.

A team at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is working to develop the first finger-prick test to detect brain tumour and if successful, it can help save thousands of lives across the world, said an Independent report. (Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 02:39 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ancient Wisdom Part 24: Weight loss to digestion; amazing benefits of Triphala

Triphala's benefits go beyond digestion and immunity; the herb is useful in heart disorders, high blood pressure, controlling cholesterol, and liver problems.

Triphala not only aids in digestion, but is the ultimate detoxifying agent that cleanses colon, treats constipation and has beneficial effect for GI tract and colon.
Published on Nov 06, 2023 01:24 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Acupuncture can help with many different types of chronic pain: Research

The study shows that Acupuncture can help with chronic pain, but has little effect in ischemia pain - it happens when the heart does not receive enough oxygen.

Acupuncture can help with many different types of chronic pain: Research(Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 12:20 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, California

How to stop turmeric from killing people

How consumption of turmeric can lead to lead poisoning - the article sheds light on the issue.

How to stop turmeric from killing people(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 12:15 PM IST
The Economist
| Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Delhi

How dengue affects brain; worrying neurological complications of the virus

Dengue can cause inflammation in the brain leading to neurological complications in people of all ages from 3 months old kids to elderly aged 60.

 Along with the many complications dengue puts us at risk of, the virus's impact on brain has come in focus(Freepik)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 11:59 AM IST

Lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of lung cancer

Amid Delhi NCR's dipping air quality and rising air pollution, adopt these proactive lifestyle changes to safeguard your lung health and reduce lung cancer risk

As Delhi air quality dips to ‘severe’, here are lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of lung cancer (Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 06, 2023 08:06 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi
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