Study suggests smoking could increase risk of stroke

Scientists have urged people with atrial fibrillation — the most common heart rhythm disorder — to quit smoking if they want to reduce stroke risk. Previous studies have shown that smokers are more likely to develop atrial fibrillation and subsequent stroke…reports India Daily News “Smoking precipitates blood clots that could lead to a stroke, which

Nutritional Way Towards Health

Every year, we celebrate National Day of Sports to honour and commemorate the spirit of a legendary sportsperson, Major Dhyan Chand who is regarded as the nation’s greatest hockey player ever. The day was instituted to educate India’s youth on the importance of being fit and healthy, by practising sports and other physical activities…writes Puja

Tale Of Wall Arts

Painting stories of local communities of cities of Uttar Pradesh on a ‘donated wall’, a new art initiative is bringing together public art, talented artists and socio-cultural ethos to reimagine and reinvent public spaces in a unique way…writes Siddhi Jain The ‘Donate a Wall’ initiative by Asian Paints and St+art Foundation asks city dwellers to

Impacts Of Stress On Skin

The lockdown has resulted in stress for a lot of people – the stress of being cooped inside for weeks together; the uncertainty looming large has taken a toll on people’s mental wellbeing. Stress cannot be hidden; it is seen right on your face. The first tell-tale signs of stress are reflected on your face

Typical South African Sensational Flavours

Food is invariably a universal connector – however, experiencing and sharing-in the food of a different land is a very personal experience. As early merchants and travellers navigated the globe, they not only bought back home goods and ideas but also recipes, spices and edible ingredients, which they then customized and further cultivated. Interestingly, South

Real Reasons Behind Migraine

Have you ever had a blinding headache, one where you just cannot see anything that is ahead of you? One where everything hurts? Where you are dizzy and all you need is a cool dark room where you can lay down with your eyes firmly shut? The pain you are in is intense and it

Tech Neck Crisis In Teens

Amid school and college closures, many teenagers are attending online classes from home. Sitting without a proper desk in wrong postures for long hours invites a temporary neck and back pain that doctors are seeing more and more of, lately. Notably, the government has capped the hours of screen time for school students this week…reports

Let Kids Be Aware Of Oral Health

The common saying ‘A stitch in time saves nine’ is applicable to almost everything in life, including our health. When it comes to oral health and hygiene, dentists say it is good to start early. According to laser and cosmetic dental surgeon, Dr. Gunita Singh, you can teach kids the value of oral hygiene and

Tips To Maintain Foot Hygiene

While we focus on washing our hands at regular intervals, let’s not forget that it’s important to maintain feet hygiene as well. As we continue to juggle work from and for home, your feet bear the brunt as many have either settled to wear slippers or go about our business are a foot…writes Puja Gupta