Harvard Health Publishing and 3 experts answer: What is the life expectancy of patients with atrial fibrillation?

Answered by Dr. Howard E. LeWine M.D. Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing · 40 years of experience · USA Atrial fibrillation occurs when the heart's electrical system goes awry. Instead of the heart's natural pacemaker creating a steady beat, the heart's upper chambers (atria) pulsate rapidly. Most of the electrical impulses telling the...

Medicine prices to go up by 12%, will it change the way we buy drugs

The prices of essential medicines, including painkillers, antibiotics, anti-infectives and cardiac medicines, are going to go up from April 1. Coming against the backdrop of a rise in prices of household items, will this steep increase in drug prices see a change in how we buy medicines? This is what chemists and buyers have to say.

Reasons your hair gets oily even after washing it (plus, solutions)

Humidity, hereditary and even stress can lead to excess oil production in scalp.

8 Detox Water recipes that will help you lose weight

Having Detox Water is a fun way to increase your water intake and flush out toxins from the body. Here are 8 types of Detox Waters that will help you stay hydrated and even aid weight loss.

Haaland, extraordinary performance also thanks to his 6000 calorie diet

At the base of the extraordinary performance of the striker of Manchester City, there is a strict diet. Apart from his immense physical-technical qualities, it seems that the exceptional performance also depends on his lifestyle and his diet: Haaland is rigorous in nutrition. Consuming so many calories in a single day is not for everyone, and all diets should be followed with the help of doctors. For the Norwegian striker, nutrition is a fundamental element in his daily routine. All this shows how hungry he is to improve every day to write the history of football and break record after record.

This celery-tomato soup recipe is great for those watching their weight

"Celery reduces uric acid and tomatoes are rich in lycopene (a potent anti-oxidant) which also helps in the detoxification of your body," said Anjali Mukerjee, a nutritionist

‘You lack X factor, you’re fat!’ Mimi Chakraborty reveals how she once became a victim of body-shaming

Actor-politician Mimi Chakraborty talks about the importance of body positivity and self love in her latest Instagram post. She also revealed that like many others she was also once a victim of body-shaming.

Dubai-Based 11-Year-Old Girl Develops Fascinating AI App To Detect Eye Diseases

Potential eye illnesses and ailments, including arcus, melanoma, pterygium, and cataracts, can be diagnosed utilizing Ogler's trained models.

How To Control Blood Sugar Levels: 4 Steps That People With Diabetes Must Follow At Bedtime

Diabetes Management: If your blood sugar levels are out of control, follow these few steps, as recommended by a nutritionist, before hitting the sack. Remember, a good night's sleep can go a long way in keeping your diabetes in check.

Best foods for different body parts

Here is what you should be eating for boosting health of different body parts.

COVID or flu? This device will tell you in just 10 seconds

London: A sensor created by scientists can screen for both the flu and COVID at the same time and can identify which one you have in less than ten seconds. The new device’s ultra-thin nanomaterial can identify the viruses that cause both infections at lower levels and faster than other options, like lateral flows. Built with graphene, which is a si...

Disturbing things that happen if you stop cleaning your home

Unless you're a neat freak, you might have at times put off cleaning. However, when laziness strikes, so does dust, and before long you're living in filth. At that moment, you might stop to think what would happen if you didn't clean ever again. And while it's tempting to imagine a life without vacuuming and wiping countertops, you'd probably want to consider all the negative things that could happen if you stopped doing housework, or didn't at least hire someone to do it. Check out this gallery to discover the disturbing things that happen if you stop cleaning your home.

Man Hands Over Fallen Baby Sloth To Mom, She Thanks Him With Fist Bump: Watch

Animals are known to show their gratitude and other feelings like anger or empathy to each other and even to human beings.

Skincare Tips: Want To Look Young Forever? Add These Healthy Drinks In Your Diet Today | Watch Video

Certain Healthy foods and anti-ageing drinks can help in reducing signs of ageing thereby giving you a youthful skin. So here are a few healthy drinks that will give you young and glowing skin.

The science behind a heartbreak

Why does heartbreak hurt so much? Understanding the science behind broken heart syndrome.

Number theory: No cause for alarm on Covid outbreak, says data

Is there another Covid-19 outbreak in India? How alarming is the situation, if at all? Here are some charts that try to explain this in detail.

Sedentary lifestyle? Rujuta Diwekar on easy ways to sit less and move more

From 100 steps after dinner to taking stairs, Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar suggests effective ways to get moving.

3 hydrating face serums that are apt additions to skincare regime this summer

Serums are lightweight and fast-absorbing, which makes them apt and perfect for hot and humid weather. Summer is here. It is time to upgrade your skincare routine to tackle harsh weather conditions. With the sun blazing down and humidity levels soaring high. It is mandatory to have the right products in your kitty to keep your skin healthy and glowing. One of the must-haves in your summer skincare routine is a serum. Serums are lightweight and...

18 most weird food names: Have you heard of them?

‘What’s in a name’, popular poet and playwright William Shakespeare once asked. But, it seems that the name is equally important as it paints an image of a dish. But, this list of foods has so many weird names that you’ll be left wondering about them. Tap to know more about them.

This leopard's 'fitness' routine will leave you inspired; watch

Nature is filled with surprises, and sometimes a glimpse of such moments is caught on camera. One such surprising and beautiful incident that is going viral recently will make you realise that it is not only the humans who take fitness seriously. At least that’s what appears from a video recently shared by Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Susant...

What is Marburg virus?

Marburg virus disease (MVD), earlier known as Marburg hemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal hemorrhagic fever, according to the WHO. Know all about it here.

10 Superfoods to Reduce Body Heat And Keep You Cool During Summers

Sick of hot, scorchy weather? Here're 10 food items to keep you cool and hydrated in summers.

National Kidney Month: Knowing first signs of kidney problems

Kidney diseases are known as "silent killers". This National Kidney Month, know the early signs of any fatal illness.

Should we be afraid of XBB.1.16?

Dr Sandeep Budhiraja, Group Medical Director, Max Healthcare, on the symptoms, treatment and infectivity of the new sub-variant

6 Yoga Asanas That Will Help You Cope With The Heat This Summer

Summers bring intense heat and humidity, which can cause physical and mental discomfort. Therefore, it becomes highly important to practice yoga. It will not only keep you fit but also helps you to tackle the heatwave. For example, asanas like Pranayama help to improve your breathing. Similarly, Adho Mukha Svanasana stretches and strengthens the entire body, Vrikshasana improves balance and stability, and Savasana helps to reduce stress and...

Mumbai: Under-treatment heart patient jumps to death from 2nd floor of Nair Hospital

Mumbai: A 40-year-old man undergoing treatment at the civic-run BYL Nair Hospital died by suicide on Tuesday morning. Avinash Sawant jumped off the second floor of the hospital. The police have registered an accidental death report and his body has been sent for post-mortem. A resident of Panchsheel Nagar in Sindhudurg, Sawant had come to Mumbai on...

5 Tips To Control Your Uric Acid Without Any Medicine

Uric acid is produced as a byproduct of purine digestion. Purines occur naturally in the body and can also be found in certain foods, such as meats, seafood, and alcoholic beverages. Uric acid is normally dissolved in our blood, filtered by the kidneys, and excreted through urine. However, uric acid can build up if you consume too many purine-rich foods. Hyperuricemia is when uric acid levels remain elevated in the body, frequently leading to...

Shocking! Drinking Coke and Pepsi may improve men’s sexual health, claims study

If you've only heard of the damages coke and Pepsi can do, here's your sign to rejoice.

Russian Couple Detained For Causing Their Newborn’s Death By Starvation

The mother is under investigation for causing death by negligence and was put under house arrest for two months by a judge.

What is peripheral artery disease, and are you at risk?

Peripheral artery disease, also known as PAD, is a condition in which the narrowing of the arteries causes poor blood flow to parts of the body, most commonly the legs, feet, and arms. This usually causes pain. The condition is linked to a number of risk factors and indeed other conditions. Click through the following gallery to learn more about peripheral artery disease–its causes, symptoms, and treatments.

5 healthy bedtime foods to manage PCOS suggested by nutritionist

A healthy bedtime routine can help women with PCOS deal with their symptoms better. Here are best PCOS foods one should take at bedtime.

This ‘reasonably common’ exercise-related problem is more likely to affect runners, dancers, children with vitamin D deficiency

Dr Ankit Batra, orthopaedic surgeon, Sharda Hospital said, "Rest is the most important. As it is an overuse injury, the activity that caused it must be stopped till recovery."

From Paracetamol to Amoxicillin, These Medicines to Get Costlier From April 1 | Check Full List

Essential medicines including Paracetamol, antibiotics like Amoxicillin and other anti-infectives, and painkillers are set to become costlier by more than 12%.

What exactly is atrial fibrillation, and who are its celebrity sufferers?

If there is no one in your immediate circle who has been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, you'd be forgiven for not knowing what it was. One of the lesser-discussed heart conditions, atrial fibrillation causes the heart to beat irregularly and abnormally fast. And while awareness of atrial fibrillation is low, it is in fact quite common. There are even some quite famous faces who have been diagnosed with the condition. Intrigued? Check out this gallery to learn all about atrial fibrillation.

Arthritis Warning Signs: What to Look Out For

Overview A condition with swelling and tenderness of one or more joints. The common symptom includes pain and stiffness in joints. Symptoms If you're experiencing new, severe, or persistent symptoms, contact a health care provider. Symptoms vary depending on the type of arthritis. The most common symptoms in the initial stages are: Joint pain knee ...

What's behind the spike in COVID cases in India?

India has been witnessing a gradual increase in coronavirus infections in recent days. A new variant could be driving the rise but there's no need to panic, experts say.

Buzzing Sound In Ear? 10 Symptoms of Tinnitus To Look For And Ways To Prevent It

Are you hearing a long ringing sound with no actual external source? This could be a warning sign for tinnitus.

Man Feeds Water To Thirsty Cobra, Wins Hearts Online For His Kindness

A video going viral on the internet shows how a man spotted a thirsty Cobra and decided to feed it some water.

Madhya Pradesh: Minor girl gives birth to child; family feigns ignorance about pregnancy in Mhow

Mhow (Madhya Pradesh): A minor girl gave birth to a newborn in Simrol on Monday night at Mhow Civil Hospital. The girl was brought to hospital for treatment following complaint of abdominal pain. She later gave birth to a healthy child. Simrol police are investigating the matter. During examination, doctors realized that she was nine-month pregnant...

Avoid THESE 5 Sehri foods to prevent dehydration, heat stroke

Even as the temperatures begin to rise again across the country, people who are fasting for Ramadan need to be very careful of what they eat for Sehri. According to health experts, morning foods should be light, easily digestible, hydrating, and nourishing so as to keep you fit, and energetic throughout the day. Read on to know which five foods should be avoided strictly as they may cause indigestion, dehydration, heartburn, and a feeling of...

'I went for HIV test after....': Shikhar Dawan reveals a shocking truth

When I was 14 15 years old I had gone to Manali and got a tattoo done on my back without informing my family members I had to hide it for quite some time about 3 4 months and then when my father got to know he beat me

18 Pancakes to level up your breakfast experience

Subtle signs you are highly intelligent

Subtle signs you are highly intelligent

Don’t Peel Your Cucumber Next Time You Eat It, Let Us Explain Why

Cucumbers are one of the most refreshing fruits, which we love to have during the summer. It makes us feel energetic and gives us instant freshness. They can be eaten in several ways — with meals, salads or just with salt. Do you know what's the right way to eat a cucumber? According to a news article published in WebMD, when unpeeled cucumbers are eaten, our body gets many minerals and vitamins, including Vitamin K, and Vitamin C present in it....

Bone Health: 6 Tips For Women Over 40 To Improve Bone Density

Bone health in women: Females are more prone to have low density in bones that may lead to osteoporosis. That is why it is all the more important for women to take care of their bone health.

Strange reasons why these animals eat their own kind

When humans started saying it's a dog-eat-dog world, we probably weren't even aware of how startlingly true that really is... Animal cannibalism is disturbingly common in nature, but the reasons and techniques behind it can be quite fascinating—if you can get over the gruesome cannibalism part. Sadly, this behavior is now becoming increasingly more common due to certain environmental conditions, and it could even be altering evolutionary adaptation as we speak. Intrigued? Click through to learn more about the species prone to eating their own kind, and find out why they do it.

Chole-Chawal Making Your Tummy Bloated? Try These Expert-Approved Easy Remedies To Get Quick Relief

Who doesn’t love a plate of hot chole-chawal? But how do you feel about the bloating that happens after the meal? Don't worry, you are not the only one. Turns out, a few easy home remedies will help you enjoy your meal without any worries and keep bloating at bay. Watch the video to find out! #cholechawal #bloating #bloatingremedies #food #healthlifestyle news | health updates | travel stories | lifestyle | news18 | n18oc_lifestyleLiked the video? Please press the thumbs up icon and leave a comment. Subscribe to Showsha YouTube channel and never miss a video: Showsha on Instagram: Showsha on Facebook: Showsha on Twitter: entertainment and lifestyle news and updates on:

'This Is Healthy Work Culture': Manager's Unexpected Response To Employee's Request Is Eye-opening

The internet has been going crazy over Stuti's story of a frustrating day at work. She ignored her boss' calls and instead texted her that she didn't want to talk.

How To Eat Your Meal In Right Proportion? Celeb Nutritionist Rujuta Diwakar Explains

There is a lot we do to get rid of those extra calories. We work out intensely in the gym and go on strict diets, but sometimes even after that, we fail to achieve the desired result. Celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwakar says this is because we are not eating in the right proportion. Sometimes, we either eat too less or just eliminate essential foods from our diets. Therefore, the expert says we feel constipated, are in a bad mood, or have bad...

Nagaland records highest number of HIV-positive cases in women under antenatal care in India

The HIV-positive women under antenatal care (ANC) in Nagaland stood at 1.61 per cent as against the national average of 0.22, which is the highest in the country.