‘Mint’ Magic in health

Can mint leaves ease stress? Pudina has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that help treat acne and pimple on the skin. Pudina leaves contain a high amount of salicylic acid which acts as anti-acne…writes Puja Gupta. Mint leaves are very familiar to humans. It is an aromatic and perennial herb that have been in use for

LITE VIEW: Giving children with cancer a fighting chance

Scientific advancement in the field of childhood cancer treatment is a fascinating success story in recent times. However, for most children combating cancer across the world the battle is far from over, writes Dr ZainulAabideen February 15, the International Childhood Cancer Day, gives us an opportunity to celebrate the achievement of medical science to treat

STUDY: Obesity May Hinder Vaccine Efficacy

Covid-19 vaccines may not be fully effective in people who are suffering from obesity, as experts on Tuesday suggested that the process of healing may be slower in obese people as compared to the healthy ones. According to a report on Nature, obesity correlates with a dulled immune response to Covid-19. And vaccines for a

Impactful tips to prevent bird flu

Bird flu, also called avian influenza, has come as a double whammy for countries that are already fighting their biggest battle against Covid-19. Again the sign and symptoms are related to the respiratory system only along with fever. Since there is not much clarity about its complications and other issues which patients can face, there

Warning signs of cervical cancer

Did you know that unusual vaginal bleeding or discharge could be a warning sign of cervical cancer? India accounts for nearly one-fourth of the world’s Cervical Cancer deaths, with 60,078 deaths and 96,922 new cases in 2018. This largely preventable disease is the second most common cause of Cancer mortality among Indian women, Sushma Tomar,

Covid Changed Health Habits

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed Indians’ outlook on health as 70 per cent Indians says they will prioritise dietary and lifestyle changes in 2021 to manage both emotional and physical health, according to a survey…writes Puja Gupta.It added that 60 per cent Indians say that they will de-prioritise going to a gym. For 73 per

Bird flu hits 10 states

The Union Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairies informed on Monday that avian influenza has been confirmed in 10 states of the country till date. CAR-NIHSAD has confirmed death of crows and migratory/wild birds in Tonk, Karauli and Bhilwara districts in Rajasthan, and Valsad, Vadodara and Surat districts in Gujarat. Further, death of crows

Attention Heart Patients…Its Winter!

Winter is often pleasing but it can also be bothersome when it comes to your heart. Winter is the time when high-risk people or those with heart issues, may get a heart attack. To top it all, people with heart problems are in the high-risk category and may get sick due to Coronavirus…writes Bipeenchandra Bhamre.

Healthy Benefits of Cocoa Butter

Cocoa Butter helps moisturize your skin, manage your hair, and is an excellent source of antioxidants. It also helps in boosting your immunity and helps to maintain a healthy heart. Dr Geeta Grewal, Cosmetic Surgeon and beauty and wellness expert, lists down some of the best uses of cocoa butter.Solution to Mouth Sores If you