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Remove Bournvita from category of ‘health drinks’: Govt tells e-commerce firms

The advisory comes on the back of an investigation by the NCPCR that found the Bournvita contains sugar levels, much above the acceptable limits

13 April,2024 04:20 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS
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Scientists in Amsterdam decode how exercise can reverse ageing

The results, published in the journal Nature Aging, revealed the presence of specific lipids that indicate tissue ageing and which can be decreased through exercise

13 April,2024 04:03 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS
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Cleansers to sunscreens: Essential summer skincare tips for healthy skin


Sunburns, acne, and rashes are common concerns during the summer season. These concerns, if not addressed, can have a detrimental impact on your skin health. For those looking to keep their skin fresh and blemish-free, here is a complete easy guide to summer skincare

13 April,2024 09:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Aakanksha Ahire
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Eating seafood often can increase the risk of exposure to chemicals: Study

Understanding this risk-benefit trade-off for seafood consumption is important for people making decisions about diet, especially for vulnerable populations such as pregnant women and children

12 April,2024 05:43 PM IST | London | IANS
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World Parkinson's Day: Why Parkinson’s disease is striking people under 50

According to a 2022 study published in the journal Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, India has an increasing prevalence of Parkinson’s disease, with the average age of onset almost a decade younger in comparison to other countries

12 April,2024 04:12 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS
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Iraqi man wins battle against stage 4 rectal cancer in India

The man was initially diagnosed with piles and was undergoing treatment for the same in his country. However, it was later discovered that he was suffering from rectal cancer that had been misdiagnosed earlier

12 April,2024 03:21 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS
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What is Andropause? All you need to know about the lesser-known male menopause

Although men do not go through menopause, the sudden drop in testosterone causes them to go through similar problems that is called andropause

11 April,2024 11:28 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS

Hormone therapy safe in women older than 65 years: Study

Hormone therapy is a medication that contains female hormones -- oestrogen and progesterone -- and is widely used to treat menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and vaginal discomfort

10 April,2024 02:20 PM IST | New York | IANS

Struggling to lose weight? New study states evening exercise may be effective

Physical activity in the evening may help offset some of the intolerance and complications associated with diabetes or obesity, known to raise glucose intolerance in the late evening

10 April,2024 02:04 PM IST | Sydney | IANS

Cancer to lifestyle diseases: Homoeopathy for effective treatment of illnesses


On World Homoeopathy Day 2024, two experts answer some frequently asked questions on the effectiveness of homoeopathy and also state why more people should opt for this school of medicine

10 April,2024 09:33 AM IST | Mumbai | Aakanksha Ahire

How often should you check your blood pressure levels?

All hypertensive patients should monitor blood pressure at least once monthly with a digital BP monitor, ideally after 15 mins of rest and cuff tied to mid-arm

09 April,2024 06:01 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

Why India is seeing a rising trend of diseases

About one in three Indians is pre-diabetic, two in three are pre-hypertensive, and one in 10 suffers from depression, reveals a recent Health of Nation Report by Apollo Hospitals

09 April,2024 01:26 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

New nanosensor to check body’s inflammatory level, diagnose disease in 30 mins

The new sensor is cost-effective, for developing therapeutics for conditions like Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease, among others, said the team at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur

08 April,2024 03:44 PM IST | Jodhpur | IANS

    Watch out for these Covid Jn.1 variant symptoms. Should you be worried?

    Covid Jn.1 variant has been making news due to its rapidly spreading rate. Maharashtra on 25th December reported 50 Covid cases of which nine are JN.1 infections. This has left many people wondering - when it comes to Covid Jn.1 variant - should we be worried? Senior health officials said that there is no move to recommend administration of vaccine booster dose for India. When it comes to tests and treatments, regular Covid-19 test and treatments are expected to work on JN1. But will that be enough? What are the symptoms of Covid Jn.1 variant and what are the chances of recovery? Is this new variant a threat to global health? 

    28 December,2023 10:00 AM