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This summer, no more discomfort for preggers

This summer, no more discomfort for preggersNew Delhi [India], April 28 : Body temperature of a pregger always remains a bit higher than normal, so added external heat obviously makes her feel uncomfortable.

The heat within, due to bump, and heat without, spells a double whammy on the mother to be.


Deal with depression in natural way

Deal with depression in natural wayNew Delhi [India], April 28 : Depression is world's leading illness and is one of the major reasons for suicides globally, says the World Health Organization (WHO). The story in India is no different.

Everyone gets depressed at some point or other in life. On this note, there is a difference between feeling low for a short period and clinical depression. The good news is, clinical depression can be treated.


Early detection of oral cancer can increase survival chances

Early detection of oral cancer can increase survival chancesNew Delhi [India], Apr. 22 : In today's era of booming medical advancements, the chances of survival from cancer can be increased, if it is detected at an early stage.

Identifying possible warning signs of cancer can help in early diagnosis of the disease. The two major components of early detection of cancer are to educate and promote early diagnosis and spread awareness on the various screening processes.


The vicious cycle of depression-infertility!

The vicious cycle of depression-infertility!New Delhi [India], Apr 19 : With more than 10 million cases per year in India, infertility has become one of the common problems in India.

While there are innumerable of physiological factors behind the issue, not many are aware of the fact that depression could be one of the reasons why couples are struggling with the issue of infertility.


Milk sans fortification is nothing but wasted

Milk sans fortification is nothing but wastedNew Delhi [India], Apr 19 : Much of the milk that we drink is in fact wasted!

This may sound odd as it has long been flaunted as rich source of calcium and beverage for good health. But actually it is not the case due to the lack of Vitamin D.

Vitamin D is the carrier necessary for depositing calcium on to the bone. So, milk sans Vitamin D worth nothing.

There are two reasons of Vitamin D deficiency in India:


#WorldLiverDay: Understand your liver and prevent it from diseases

#WorldLiverDay: Understand your liver and prevent it from diseasesNew Delhi [India], Apr 19 : According to WHO, liver disease is the 10th most common cause of death in India.

World Liver Day, commemorated on April 19 every year, is a chance to build awareness and understand how important the liver is for our body and how liver diseases can be effectively managed.


Anti-cancer properties discovered in pepper plant

Anti-cancer properties discovered in pepper plantThiruvananthapuram (Kerala), April 18 : US scientists have discovered a chemical in pepper plant, called long pepper, having anti-cancer properties, whose medicinal properties date back thousands of years.

According to researchers, the secret lies in a chemical called Piperlongumine (PL), which has shown activity against many cancers including prostate, breast, lung, colon, lymphoma, leukemia, primary brain tumours and gastric cancer.


This Summer, keep sunburn at bay

This Summer, keep sunburn at bayNew Delhi [India], Apr 17 : Summers are here and with the season, comes the vacay mode as guest.

But most of us don't like to welcome that guest and the reason is the nightmare of getting 'sunburn.'

Hence, Dr Alia Rizvi, dermatologist at Me Clinic- Masters Of Esthetics is here with some tips to keep these concerns at bay-

Tips to prevent sunburn:


Protect yourself from early onset of dengue

Protect yourself from early onset of dengueNew Delhi [India], Apr. 14 : Dengue, now a seasonal menace every year in India, has arrived rather early this time.

Cases are already being reported from different parts of Delhi-NCR in March and April itself, months before the monsoons.

The primary reason for this, according to experts, is construction work in different parts of the city and poor upkeep of overhead and curing tanks in residential areas.


Amp up the vogue and experience finest culinary with 'Cafe Yell'

Amp up the vogue and experience finest culinary with 'Cafe Yell'New Delhi [India], Apr 10 : Are you a visitor who just can't keep his or her eyes off the catching interiors? Does a place with bright colors and out-of-the-box interiors a perfect one to set your mood right?

If yes, then 'Cafe Yell' located in the very posh defence colony market is just the place for you and your friends to relax, and gorge on some excellent Continental and Italian cuisine.


World Health Day: Tips to stay healthy

World Health Day: Tips to stay healthyNew Delhi [India] Apr. 7 : Leading a stress-free and healthy life is what everyone wants. But a stressful life is what everyone gets.

Stress is inevitable- from a homeless man on the street to Bill Gates, no one can escape stress and being unable to overcome stress can have some serious consequences such as strokes, headaches, panic attacks and in some extreme cases, death.


World Health Day: Homeopathy vs Ayurveda, Allopathy!

World Health Day: Homeopathy vs Ayurveda, Allopathy!New Delhi [India] Apr. 7 : We have always been in dilemma, what to opt for- Ayurvedic, Allopathy or Homeopathy treatment!


World Health Day: India needs to prioritize prevention & wellness to check NCDs

World Health Day: India needs to prioritize prevention & wellness to check NCDsNew Delhi [India] Apr. 7 : Mental illnesses, along with diabetes and heart diseases are estimated to cost USD 6 trillion loss to our economy by 2030.

On the eve of the World Health Day, NATHEALTH, a healthcare industry body, has made a clarion call to prioritize prevention and wellness to check growing burden of non-communicable disease (NCD) in the country.


World Health Day: Broken heart syndrome? Depression increases risk of heart attack

World Health Day: Broken heart syndrome? Depression increases risk of heart attackNew Delhi [India] Apr. 7 : While a lot has been spoken and written about depression and its impact on mental health, the repercussions of chronic depression on the human body and physical health are often overlooked.

Do you know that longstanding depression can also predispose you to greater risk of cardiovascular disease?


A more sensitive blood test for speedy heart attack diagnosis

A more sensitive blood test for speedy heart attack diagnosisNew Delhi [India], Apr. 5 : The sooner a heart attack is diagnosed, the better it is. And so, a team of researchers has come up with a blood test that can quickly and accurately tell in minutes if a patient has had a heart attack.

Scientists from King's College London developed a new blood test that is more sensitive in detecting damaged heart muscle caused by a heart attack.


Heart flown from Delhi to Chennai, longest distance haul in India

Heart flown from Delhi to Chennai, longest distance haul in IndiaNew Delhi [India], Mar. 31 : Heart of a deceased civilian of the Indian Airforce in Delhi was flown to Chennai recently, to save life of an old man, who was awaiting a suitable heart for transplantation.


Expert lauds the passing of Mental Healthcare Bill in LS

Expert lauds the passing of Mental Healthcare Bill in LSNew Delhi [India], Mar. 30 : Expressing her delight over the passing of Mental Healthcare bill in the Lok Sabha, a therapist thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the elected representatives for taking an initiative for people who are struggling with mental issue.


Choose sunscreen according to your skin tone

Choose sunscreen according to your skin toneNew Delhi [India], Mar. 27 : Sun protection is essential throughout the year, but it gets yet more important during the summers. Protecting the skin from excessive exposure is the only way to prevent it from aging, sun burns, and skin discoloration. The ultimate solution of any sun protection regimen is the proper and regular use of a high SPF sunscreen.

Monica Sood, MD of TBC by Nature tells the ideal sunscreen for each individual skin type:


World Tuberculosis Day: Rising need to increase awareness among kids

World Tuberculosis Day: Rising need to increase awareness among kidsNew Delhi [India], Mar. 24 : Ranking above HIV and malaria, health experts on the occasion of World Tuberculosis day, called for an increase in public awareness on the rising cases of TB among children.

Challenges in diagnosis and delayed treatment results in two to seven percent rise in TB cases among children in India


World Tuberculosis Day 2017 - Unite to End TB: Leave No One Behind

World Tuberculosis Day 2017 - Unite to End TB: Leave No One BehindNew Delhi [India], Mar. 24 : Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death across the globe, ranking above HIV and malaria. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2015, there were 10.4 million new cases of TB worldwide.


Knee replacement isn't the only surgical option for patients with knee arthritis

Knee replacement isn't the only surgical option for patients with knee arthritisNew Delhi [India], Mar. 23 : For those suffering with age-related (degenerative) arthritis of the knee, a stage comes when all the reasonable non-operative options stops working.

Here's when the option of surgery comes into the picture.


Work hard, play hard to beat the stress!

Work hard, play hard to beat the stress!New Delhi [India], Mar. 21 : Stress is inevitable! It is something we have very little control over.

Dr Gowri from DocsApp, puts it metaphorically, "stress is like getting a bad haircut. Once you have it, you just have to keep it; you can't change the way your hair looks. but you can always do little things which can make your haircut seem not as bad and over time, your hair will grow back and everything in the world will be fine again."


Prevent yourself from chronic kidney disease!

Prevent yourself from chronic kidney disease!New Delhi [India], Mar. 21 : Each person normally has two kidneys, which are about the size of a fist and are located on either side of the spine at the level of waist.


This summer, treat your kid with these healthy popsicles!

This summer, treat your kid with these healthy popsicles!New Delhi [India], Mar. 10 : The heat is steadily climbing the charts and if you're already in a soup about how to deal with it, why not experiment with some easy summer popsicle recipes.

They're tasty, healthy and also a great way to get the kids to help out in the kitchen.

Smriti Advani, a writer for UrbanClap brings forth a list of icy goodness that surely will excite your taste buds.


Doctors successfully remove 838 gallstones from patient's gallbladder

Doctors successfully remove 838 gallstones from patient's gallbladderNew Delhi [India], Mar. 4 : In a recent highly unusual and case, a patient, initially suspected with a cancerous tumour, was found with 838 stones in her gallbladder.

After a proper diagnosis by the doctors at Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, the surgery was successfully conducted, ensuring patient's recovery.


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