Mumbai Sees 28% Decline in New COVID Cases; Positivity Rate Drops to 7%

This was the third day in a row when daily COVID-19 cases declined in Mumbai.

Covid-19 Home Testing Kits: Usage and Concerns

Home testing kits are useful in curbing the spread of the virus as people are not going outside to get tested.

This is Why Consuming Carrot Leaves is Excellent for Your Health

Carrot leaves are still commonly discarded but they are beneficial to one's health when consumed as juice, vegetable, or chutney.

7 ways Ayurveda and yoga can help combat winter lethargy

Ayurveda divides the winter season as early winter (Hemant) and late winter (Shishir). This is the season when the Kapha (earth and water elements) and Vata (air and space element) gets aggravated.

You Don't Have to Smoke to Get Lung Cancer

SATURDAY, Jan. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Tobacco use is far and away the leading cause of lung cancer, but non-smokers are also at risk, experts say. People who smoke have the highest risk, and smokeless tobacco is also a threat. About 90% of lung cancer cases could be prevented by eliminating tobacco use, according to the World Health Organization. "There are many other risk factors, and risk factors we don't know," said Dr. Aaron Mansfield,...

Emotional binge eating: Here’s what it is and how you control it effectively

You must have heard, or perhaps indulged in, 'stress eating'. But, if you reach out for your 'comfort foods', often rich in fat, sugar, or both, when you're going through any kind of emotional distress but without any physical hunger, you might be indulging in what is called emotional binge eating.

Yoga Tips: 6 Asanas to Recover From Covid 19 And Build Immunity

For the recovery process, yoga can be one of the beneficial tools. Yoga helps in boosting immunity and strength.

Fed up of your snoring habit! Then eat these amazing foods

According to statistics from the National Sleep Foundation, around 1 in 3 men and 1 in 4 women snore every night. Snoring can be caused due to several reasons and being overweight is one of them. If you are a mild and occasional snorer, then it is not a problem.

From Basil to Black Pepper: Meet the Immunity Boosters

All of these things can protect you from coronavirus as well as seasonal diseases.

Tamil Nadu sees third consecutive Sunday lockdown as daily tally of Covid cases touches 30,000-mark

Tamil Nadu witnessed its third consecutive Sunday lockdown, with the state's daily tally of new Covid-19 cases touching the 30,000-mark.

COVID-19: Say No to These Foods to Strengthen Immunity Amid Covid-19

While we search for foods that boost our immunity, we often forget to exclude the ones causing harm

Study suggests medical masks increase ‘facial attractiveness’ more than other face coverings

The study says that the medical masks have been found to increase one's attractiveness during Covid-19.

Here’s a cake that complies with your weight loss resolutions; recipe inside

Try this eggless, flourless, and refined sugar-free cake.

Is your child not eating well? Post Covid condition Parosmia might be the cause, check details

Parosmia is caused during the recovery phase when the smell receptors are very less and recovering individuals are only able to pick a few components of the smell mixture which might not be pleasant.

Delay led to deaths of several positive pregnant women, says Sion Hospital study

A study by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation-run Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, known as Sion hospital, that got published in an international medical journal this month, said while majority of Covid-positive mothers were discharged without major complications, severe maternal mortality was reported as a result of the disease. It said delay in seeking medical help or referral to tertiary care were some reasons which lead to...

Seed mix: The quick and easy health tip when you don’t have the time

Seeds are a quick and easy addition for today's work day life, where time is at a premium. Fitness influencer and nutritionist, Juhi Kapoor brings us this uncomplicated seed mix recipe which can be stored and added to breakfast oats, dips, or eaten on their own.

Binge Watching Television for 4 Hours Increases Risk of Blood Clot in Veins

Researchers have also cautioned against consuming snacks while watching television

Do you take Vitamin D Supplements? Keep These Pointers in Mind

Taking too many Vitamin D supplements can cause a variety of negative side effects and complications. It is also essential that you know everything about supplements before consuming them.

3 Clean eating breakfast recipes to start your day with

Breakfast is an excellent way to begin the day. While some people prefer not to eat breakfast, others require it to get going. Skipping the morning meal can throw off your body’s rhythm of fasting and eating. If your body doesn’t get that fuel from food, you may feel zapped of energy and you'll be more likely to overeat later in the day. If you enjoy breakfast, eating nutritious foods can provide you with long-lasting energy and keep you full...

Beware! These common DIY ingredients can harm your skin

DIY face masks, scrubs, and cleansers are budget-friendly and quick. But, you should know which ingredients to avoid.

COVID booster scam? Here's how to protect yourself

While steps are being taken to reduce the number of incidents, fraudsters are coming up with new schemes to loot people.

What you need to know when opting for surrogacy

With Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas just announcing the birth of their first child through surrogacy, it's important to know what surrogacy exactly is

Follow This Simple Recipe to Make Moong-Methi Chilla for Diabetes Patients

Moong and methi chilla fits in the nutrition bill of a healthy diet for a diabetes patient

20 books to fight anxiety

Around 284 million people around the globe suffer from anxiety, according to Our World in Data. Whether that manifests as panic attacks, sleepless nights, or worries, living with this mental health issue can be challenging. While you should always get support from a doctor or professional, there’s also a vast array of self-help books out there. So, get cozy, grab a blanket and a cup of hot cocoa, and let’s dive into 20 of the best page-turners.

Weight Loss Diet: What Are Negative Calorie Foods, 5 of Them to Include in Your Diet

Negative calorie foods are foods items that can burn a lot of calories while digesting and contribute a lot more to the body. This help in reducing calorie. With the right amount of exercise and the inclusion of negative calorie food in your diet, you can lose weight instantly.

'Brain Fog' In COVID Survivors Could Be Result Of Virus Changing Patients’ Spinal Fluid, Finds Study

The researchers found elevated levels of proteins in the fluid of some patients recovering from coronavirus infection, indicating that some inflammation occurred as a result of an immune response to the virus.

Include These Food Items in Your Diet to Fight Viral Infections

Citrus fruits, milk and egg are a few food items which should be consumed regularly to boost the power of the body against viral infections

5 Physical Exercises for Kids to Have Fun and Stay Fit

Parents must encourage kids to go out and spend time doing physical activities.

Bhagyashree Shows the Importance of Working on Upper Body, Watch Video Here!

Bhagyashree, 52, has not let her age pose an obstacle in her fitness journey in any way

Consume these nutrient-rich, whole foods to glow on your wedding day

From salmon to beetroot here's all you need to incorporate into your diet

Moderate intake of coffee and tea can lessen risks of stroke, dementia: Study

Here are some more reasons to enjoy your morning and evening beverage, but in moderation.

Unvaccinated People More Prone to Die Due to Covid-19, Say Doctors

People having comorbidities and who are not vaccinated are dying in large numbers due to Covid-19 compared to those who have been vaccinated.

Is it Covid-19 or tuberculosis? How to differentiate between the symptoms

Considering many symptoms of Covid and TB overlap, it is important to differentiate between the two diseases.

COVID-19: World Health Organization Epidemiologist Warns Against Long COVID Symptoms

The new year saw another variant of the coronavirus, Omicron, currently driving the third wave in and around the country

Cervical cancer: 6 lifestyle changes to prevent the disease

Can cervical cancer be prevented by making certain lifestyle changes? Here's what an expert has to say.

Pregnant & Worried About Omicron? We Got A Gynae To Bust Myths & Share Advice For Moms-To-Be

Amid the Omicron scare, pregnant women will have to strengthen their immunity and stay healthy as they are more vulnerable during the third wave. We got a gynaecologist to elaborate on the myths and facts to help pregnant women take enough measures to stay safe.

5 Indian foods that can cure your gut problems

A healthy gut is a key to living a happy life and having a healthy body. And so, we have wellness advocate and nutrition coach Eshanka Wahi here to spell out some recipes to dishes that can treat your gut problems. She opines that fortunately; Indian cuisine has a plethora of options that include all of the fiber and protein required for a healthy gut. Our ancestors have been making these dishes for years, and you can easily learn how to make...

Lata Mangeshkar's health is improving

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar's health condition has been improving.

You can’t outrun your fork; but that doesn’t mean exercise can’t help you lose weight or change your diet

Exercise boosts brain plasticity, which is the brain's ability to adapt its functions based on new input. Boosting brain plasticity makes it easier to change our habits and lifestyle

Tips To Maintain Sleep Hygiene For Improved Mental Health

Sleep does not come easy to all. Ask all the people who keep tossing and turning on their beds but end up binge watching on Netflix the entire night, in their eternal struggle to find sleep. In the world of screens and bright LED lights, getting a restful sleep is not less than a Herculean task. A bad night’s sleep leaves you all grumpy and irritable whereas a good sleep shall help in improving your cognitive abilities. Fixing your sleeping...

Fit and Fine by Kamal Singh CSCS: Why you should adopt the fartlek

This Swedish way to carry out intervals in your workout regime has more benefits that you think. Here’s why it could work for you

'It will not be going ahead': New Zealand PM Jacinda Arden cancels wedding amid new Omiron restrictions

Sydney | Reuters: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden has cancelled her wedding as the nation imposes new restrictions to slow the community spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, she told reporters on Sunday. New Zealand will impose mask rules and limit gathering from midnight on Sunday after a cluster of nine COVID-19 Omicron cases showed community spread from the North to South islands after a wedding. A family returned to Nelson in the...

Here’s what women need to do to be healthy

Have you got all your health bases covered? Here are 16 things women need to do to be healthy that men don’t—or at least not to the same extent.

3 delicious sugar-free snack recipes to try if you have diabetes

Silent killer diabetes is also a killjoy for ‘always hungry’ folks! While this health condition is a permanent one, you don’t always need to crush your hunger pangs. The good news is, high blood pressure can be managed well by eating right. This may make you think that your snacking options have slimmed down, but … Continue reading "3 delicious sugar-free snack recipes to try if you have diabetes"

Health Benefits of Eating Coconut Before Going to Bed

Coconut is an excellent source of healthy fats, nutrients, and antioxidants.

Include These Food Items to Your Regular Diet to Maintain Hemoglobin Levels

Iron deficiency is found more in women compared to men and it indicates low hemoglobin levels in body

How To Remove Dark Spots Caused By Pimples By Expert

Acne is one of the most prevalent conditions in young adults across the globe and sometimes it can last far beyond those early years too. In fact, one can keep experiencing acne throughout adulthood triggered by events that cause changes in the levels of hormones like irregular periods, menopause etc. The most troubling aspect of acne though is the fact that after one experiences a breakout, the marks, spots and scars can last really long. Dr...

Smoking can mess with your menstrual health, so stop NOW!

Every woman wants her menstrual cycle to be normal, healthy and tension-free? But on months when it is off track, it can really put her in a tizzy! But our menstrual health is a little sensitive and even some small actions can make a difference. From leading an unhealthy diet, stress, too much exercising, certain … Continue reading "Smoking can mess with your menstrual health, so stop NOW!"

Can pregnancy spike your blood pressure? Find out here

Women go through several complications during pregnancy due to several factors like lifestyle, stress, underlying medical conditions, etc. Some women can develop hypertension during this time, and that needs regular monitoring. If managed well, pregnant women with hypertension, is not necessarily a major cause of worry for the mother and the baby as the issue … Continue reading "Can pregnancy spike your blood pressure? Find out here"

Are Cloth Masks Really Helpful? Health Experts Answer

"Cloth and surgical masks do absolutely nothing for protection from ambient virus," said Chad Roy, a microbiologist at Tulane University School of Medicine, referring to the virus spreading through the air.