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Covid-19: Could the Omicron variant cause milder illness?

Some scientists have put forward a theory that the Omicron variant might have developed over months in an immunocompromised individual, such as an HIV patient in southern Africa.


6 benefits of meal planning a week in advance

We plan everything from the number of delicacies to seating plans when it comes to organising a family event or dinner. But aren’t we all guilty of always wondering what to cook right before the meal time on usual days? Even nutritionists and dietitians have been raving about meal planning in advance because having your … Continue reading "6 benefits of meal planning a week in advance"


The only advice you need to stop foul body odour

We all sweat, and we’ve all perhaps faced the quandary of foul body odour at least once in our lifetime! Hasn’t it ever happened to you that you may have raised your arms in public and everyone else around you felt that smell? No matter how embarrassing and uncomfortable the situation may have been for … Continue reading "The only advice you need to stop foul body odour"


Early screening, intervention only way to stop fatty liver epidemic, says expert

India’s Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) burden is growing at an alarming rate. According to an Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) report, the prevalence of NCD is 116 per 1,000 population, showing an increase after 18 years, and a quantum leap when an individual crosses the age of 35 years. Hypertension, liver disorders, … Continue reading "Early screening, intervention only way to stop fatty liver epidemic, says...


Half of India's adult population fully vaccinated against COVID-19: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Over 50 per cent of India's eligible adult population is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Sunday as the cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country exceeded 127.61 crore.


Are Pressure Cooked Rice Good For Health? Here's What we Know

Pressure cooked rice takes lesser time to make and has numerous health benefits. Read on to find out.


Eating Late at Night Can Impact Your Body Clock And Trigger Glucose Intolerance: Study

Are you a night owl and loves eating their meals late at night? If yes, then you must read on.


Can Mushrooms Help in Managing Alzheimer's Disease? Here's What we Know

Nootropics are substances that have stimulant effects and help boosting brain's performance which enhances memory.


This is Why You Should Include Fish Oil in Your Daily Diet

Omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish, are a good source of nutrition and they also aid in the improvement of biological functions


A premature baby needs extra care. Here’s what you can do

There has been an increase in the number of preterm or premature births over the years. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), approximately 15 million preterm births occur globally each year, and around 1 million babies die with prematurity-related complications or due to insufficient treatment and care. Preterm birth and related complications impact families … Continue reading "A premature baby needs extra care. Here’s what you can...


What Do we Know About Omicron so Far : Omicron FAQs Answered by Health Ministry | Watch Video

India reports 8,306 new Covid-19 cases, Omicron tally crosses 20 as on December 6. What Do we Know About Omicron so Far : Omicron FAQs Answered by Health Ministry.


Omicron variant of COVID-19 linked with 'high risk of reinfection', study claims

Johannesburg (South Africa) | Agencies: As scientists across the world try to learn more about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 detected in South Africa last month, a new study has found that the new strain of the SARS-CoV-2 is associated with a substantial ability to evade immunity from prior coronavirus infection. The study, conducted by researchers in South Africa, found that there is no population-wide epidemiological evidence of immune...


Can Detox Juices Cause Harm to Your Body, Here's What Research Says

The cleansing mechanism of detox juices has no sound evidence to back their claim


Covid-19 Omicron variant: Keep calm, and keep your kids safe and sound

The fears regarding the third wave of Covid-19 have been talked about since a long time, but they are more palpable ever since the Omicron variant emerged. In India, over 20 cases have been reported so far. And even while the case count may not seem alarming, the concern about the transmissibility of this variant … Continue reading "Covid-19 Omicron variant: Keep calm, and keep your kids safe and sound"


Can Dogs, Cats Catch COVID? Researchers Explain

According to the findings of a study, there is a possibility of new COVID variants being formed if animals are infected with the virus from humans.


To soak or not to soak: What’s the best way to eat dry fruits and nuts?

If we think of an unbeatable healthy snack, it has to be nuts and dry fruits. We eat them as they are packed with healthy fats and protein. While we know how a healthy diet should consist of nuts and dry fruits, it is an ongoing debate whether to soak the nuts before consuming or … Continue reading "To soak or not to soak: What’s the best way to eat dry fruits and nuts?"


In Pics: 4th Omicron case reported in India, Cyclone Jawad to hit Odisha today

In Pics: 4th Omicron case reported in India, Cyclone Jawad to hit Odisha today


Researchers develop rapid test to identify effectiveness of antibodies against Delta, Omicron variants

Researchers have developed a test to quickly and easily assess how well a person s neutralizing antibodies fight multiple variants of COVID 19


Jagran Explainer: Why some experts believe that Indian COVID-19 vaccines might be more effective against Omicron

New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: India's Omicron tally on Sunday climbed to five after a 37-year-old Delhi man who had recently returned from Tanzania was found positive with the new variant of the COVID-19 infection. Omicron, dubbed as a 'variant of concern' by the World Health Organisation (WHO), has sparked concerns worldwide as experts have claimed that the new strain can evade some vaccines due to its large number of mutations. Experts,...


3 Easy And Efficient Tips to Break a Weight Loss Plateau by Renowned Nutritionist

Weight loss journeys can be tiring but with these three easy tips, you can break your weight loss plateau.


First time Covid-19 infection determines body’s response to future variants, claims study

The study said that the exposure to the virus and the spike protein that the person encounters impart different properties that affect the immune system’s ability to protect against current and future variants


Third wave powered by Omicron likely to hit India in early 2022, COVID-19 math model predicts

The model suggests a mild third wave with peak between 100 150K infections per day occurring sometime in Feb shared IIT K Prof Manindra Agrawal


Children sick with Covid-19 during South Africa's fourth wave have mild infections: Health official

Children who tested positive for Covid-19 during South Africa's fourth wave of the pandemic have experienced mild infections, a health official said.


Yoga for winters: Try these asanas to get rid of body stiffness in winter season

If you are having a hard time dealing with winter body stiffness, aches and pains, here are some yoga asanas you can try.


Booster Dose of Covishield Vaccine Can Help Fight Emerging COVID Variants: ICMR Study

A study by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) researchers suggested the use of booster shots of Covishield COVID vaccine to fight emerging variants of the virus amid growing concern over Omicron variant.


Kareena Kapoor starts day with yoga's Ardha Chandrasana to work her core: Read benefits of the pose

Kareena Kapoor began her day with an early-morning yoga session doing the Ardha Chandrasana. She worked on her core by doing this graceful pose.


Increasing Immunity The Need of the Hour: WHO on Omicron Variant

WHO has advised people to stay inside their homes as much as possible and avoid crowded places.


Khushbu Sundar shares latest weight loss pic: 20 kgs lighter, I'm at my healthiest best

The actor's incredible transformation began during lockdown last year when she weighed almost 93 kg. Read on to how she lost all the kilos.


A California school district said two parents knowingly sent their COVID-positive child to class

School officials said 75 students had been exposed to the virus after the parents allowed their COVID-positive kid to attend class.


Covid-19: ‘Cases may rise soon, but no need to panic’, say health experts

Health experts have said the Omicron cases would rise, but people must not panic if they are fully vaccinated, wear a mask and avoid enclosed AC places. Dr Subhash Salunkhe, epidemiologist, said the data from South Africa on Omicron infection has many positives, but one negative—its high transmissibility. Dr Subhash Salunkhe, epidemiologist, said the data from South Africa on Omicron infection has many positives, but one negative — its high...


Chapped lips? Stay calm, and use ghee instead of a lip balm

Our kitchens are a storehouse of ingredients that not just make our food tasty and healthy, but can also work wonders for our holistic health. Beauty and skincare is one aspect where the kitchen can work magic. Ghee, dear ladies, is one MAGICAL ingredient, and is great if you’re looking for a safe alternative for … Continue reading "Chapped lips? Stay calm, and use ghee instead of a lip balm"


Khushbu Sundar Leaves The Internet Dazed With Her Massive Weight Loss Transformation as She Loses 20kgs

Khushbu Sundar Weight Loss Transformation: She used to practice yoga and planks at home and now she feels healthy and lighter.


These regular household items can be toxic

Many seemingly harmless household items actually pose a significant health risk. As you’re about to find out, dangerous toxins can be found everywhere from your bathroom to your kitchen to your wardrobe.


Nia Sharma goes cycling with Aditya Narayan wearing athleisure outfit, video goes VIRAL

Nia Sharma and Aditya Narayan were seen having a good time while cycling around Mumbai s streets


10 Negative Calorie Foods That Can Help in Quick Weight Loss

These foods help to lose weight as they are not only low in calories but also help to burn out more calories than others. Most negative calorie foods are plant-based.


How an Ayurveda-based lifestyle can keep the sniffles away

Ayurveda recommends plans that often include a mix of diet, yoga, meditation, massages and fasting for optimum health


Have you heard of a diabetes-fighting thali? Here’s why you MUST nosh on it

Diabetes is no joke. It can affect our life’s quality extensively, if not managed properly through right lifestyle and food changes. While for those suffering from diabetes, the broader eating and lifestyle rules like maintaining an optimum weight, sleeping well, doing regular exercise etc all apply. What they eat on a daily basis is a … Continue reading "Have you heard of a diabetes-fighting thali? Here’s why you MUST nosh on it"


Six tips for managing your weight over Christmas

With so many social gatherings and festive events, our usual regimes can fall by the wayside during December. Not only is it tricky to maintain a regular fitness routine with such busy days and evenings, but it's also hard to avoid all of the delicious treats and drinks around in the lead-up to Christmas. So, what can we do to fit in some exercise ...


Omicron has high transmission, but mild symptoms: Study from South African hospital hints at less severe Covid

While the report observed cases that were detected in the first week of admissions since the Omicron variant was announced on November 11, the transmission rate has changed since.


Monday motivation: Shilpa Shetty begins her week with a cleansing yoga pose

With looks that could kill and a body so fit, Shilpa Shetty Kundra has a broad fanbase. The Dhadkan diva’s heart beats for fitness, and she is an avid yoga follower. Shilpa took to Instagram on Monday to serve us some fitness motivation with her latest post. She posted a video of herself practicing some … Continue reading "Monday motivation: Shilpa Shetty begins her week with a cleansing yoga pose"


5 effective ways to prevent gut problems in kids

How often have you heard your child saying he/she has a tummy ache? Most of the time it is harmless, but in certain cases, it can be an indicator of several other digestive issues. Yes, children too can suffer from gut issues, which is why it is critical that we pay attention. So, what are … Continue reading "5 effective ways to prevent gut problems in kids"


Researchers find diabetes medication that may revolutionise heart failure treatment

Early research had shown that Sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors could help around half of heart failure patients.


The ultimate guide to tone your glutes

A few simple glutes exercises can be done right in the comfort of your living room to build strength, suggested Simrun Chopra, deep health coach


Rare intellectual disability in baby girls – Rett Syndrome

Rett syndrome is a rare but severe genetic neurological and developmental disorder that affects the development of the brain. This disorder is found exclusively in girls.


Researchers find way to control immunosuppressant drug level in patients having transplants

The study conducted in collaboration with the Department of Nephrology, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram was focused on the immunosuppressant drug tacrolimus


20 overrated health trends you should avoid

Staying healthy and following the latest health trends ought to go hand-in-hand. However, despite their shiny names and claims, many of the biggest global fads are either unfounded or overrated. Following them blindly may not give you the results you imagine or, worse, could be detrimental to your health. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the most popular health trends you should avoid, according to the experts.


Why one should wear mask to prevent Covid spread?

The study also confirms the intuitive assumption that for effective protection against infection, in particular. The infected person should wear a mask that filters as well as possible and fits tightly to the face.


Eat soaked almonds and raisins every day for these health benefits

Consuming soaked almonds and raisins first thing in the day can provide you the right start.


Running From Delhi to Mumbai was Not Enough for Milind Soman so he Cycled His Way Back

The supermodel and fitness enthusiast has made rigorous efforts to outdo himself


Will Booster COVID Dose Help Evade Omicron Threat | All You Need To Know

Even as scientists are working aggressively to learn more about the Omicron variant, a debate on the use of COVID booster shots has gained attention worldwide.