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Ramadan 2021: Nutrition plan for Muslim diabetic patients if they plan to fast(Twitter/BoroughburyGP/ieshuu_/Photo by Kate on Unsplash)

Ramadan 2021: Nutrition plan for Muslim diabetic patients if they intend to fast

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2021 05:42 PM IST
  • Ramadan 2021: To ensure a safe and healthy fast, International Diabetes Federation and the Diabetes and Ramadan (DAR) International Alliance have designed a nutrition plan with 10 health pointers to guide Muslims with diabetes if they will be observing Ramadan fasting this year
Shruti Seth opens up about nailing 3-minute headstand post laparoscopic surgery(Instagram/shru2kill)
Shruti Seth opens up about nailing 3-minute headstand post laparoscopic surgery(Instagram/shru2kill)

Shruti Seth opens up about nailing 3-minute headstand post laparoscopic surgery

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2021 01:07 PM IST
  • Shararat’s Jiya aka Shruti Seth serves perfect weekend fitness inspiration as she gives fans a glimpse of her rigorous workout after a three-month gap, post her laparoscopic surgery and staying 3 minutes in Yoga’s Sirshasana or headstand | Watch
Biosealant therapy may help stabilise cartilage breakdown-induced injury: Study(Twitter/MikeLoBurgio)
Biosealant therapy may help stabilise cartilage breakdown-induced injury: Study(Twitter/MikeLoBurgio)

Biosealant therapy might help stabilise injury caused by cartilage damage: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2021 12:09 PM IST
According to a new research, a new biosealant therapy and hyaluronic acid hydrogel system at least temporarily stops cartilage degeneration that commonly occurs after injury and causes pain in joints
Study claims obesity reduces mitochondrial gene expression in fat tissue(Twitter/nutrition_facts)
Study claims obesity reduces mitochondrial gene expression in fat tissue(Twitter/nutrition_facts)

Study claims obesity reduces mitochondrial gene expression in fat tissue

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2021 11:16 AM IST
A recent study has found that pathways responsible for mitochondrial metabolism in adipose tissue were greatly reduced by obesity. Mitochondria are important cellular powerplants that process all of our energy intakes and changes in them can often have health-related consequences
Kidney failure patients can transform heart health by cycling (Pexels)
Kidney failure patients can transform heart health by cycling (Pexels)

Heart health of kidney failure patients can be improved by cycling moderately

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2021 07:56 AM IST
A new study published in the Kidney International journal revealed that patients who suffer from kidney failure and undergo dialysis can improve their heart health by cycling at moderate intensity.
Happy Ramadan 2021(Unsplash)
Happy Ramadan 2021(Unsplash)

Happy Ramadan 2021: Hacks to stay fit while fasting during the month of Ramadan

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2021 11:58 PM IST
Happy Ramadan 2021: Though it's the time of giving and staying humble in prayer, sometimes fasting during the holy month can take a toll on one's body. From not skipping suhoor to avoiding the sun, here's how you can make the month easier for yourself.
When implanted into the body as part of a bone replacement procedure, such as a hip or knee, researchers found these pillars -- which are 10 times smaller than the width of a human hair -- changed the shape, nucleus and genetic material inside stem cells.(Unsplash)
When implanted into the body as part of a bone replacement procedure, such as a hip or knee, researchers found these pillars -- which are 10 times smaller than the width of a human hair -- changed the shape, nucleus and genetic material inside stem cells.(Unsplash)

Breakthrough discovery could speed up bone implant recovery

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2021 06:02 PM IST
An international research team led by Monash University has uncovered a new technique that could speed up recovery from bone replacements by altering the shape and nucleus of individual stem cells.
Representational Image(Unsplasg)
Representational Image(Unsplasg)

Here's how treating sleep apnea may reduce risk of dementia

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2021 02:15 PM IST
Older adults who received positive airway pressure therapy prescribed for obstructive sleep apnea were less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia.
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Exercise, healthy childhood diet ensure bigger brains in adults, less anxiety

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2021 01:59 PM IST
Though diet and exercise are consistently recommended as ways to promote health, this study is the first to examine the long-lasting, combined effects of both factors when they are experienced early in life.
Representational image(Unsplash)
Representational image(Unsplash)

Here's how psychosocial stress ups risk of coronary heart disease in women

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2021 01:55 PM IST
The study also found that high-stress life events, such as a spouse's death, divorce/separation or physical or verbal abuse, as well as social strain, were each independently linked with a 12 per cent and 9 per cent higher risk of coronary heart disease, respectively.
Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease(Photo by Santi Vedrí on Unsplash)
Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease(Photo by Santi Vedrí on Unsplash)

Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2021 10:03 AM IST
A new study reveals method that can improve visual working memory, verbal short-term memory and math fluency and help treat attention in children with sickle cell disease (SCD)
The findings of the study were published in the journal titled 'Kidney International'.(Unsplash)
The findings of the study were published in the journal titled 'Kidney International'.(Unsplash)

Cycling at moderate intensity transforms heart health of patients: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 09:20 PM IST
According to a new study, cycling at moderate intensity during dialysis could drastically improve the heart health of patients with kidney failure.
Heavy menstrual bleeding affects up to 1 in 3 women at some point in their reproductive lives. (Unsplash)
Heavy menstrual bleeding affects up to 1 in 3 women at some point in their reproductive lives. (Unsplash)

Study links obesity to heavy periods, impaired womb repair

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 07:01 PM IST
Obesity is linked to heavier periods and may be caused by delayed repair of the womb lining, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology.
A woman gets inoculated with a dose of the Covishield, AstraZeneca-Oxford's Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine, at a vaccination centre in Mumbai in Mumbai on April 9, 2021. (Representational)(AFP)
A woman gets inoculated with a dose of the Covishield, AstraZeneca-Oxford's Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine, at a vaccination centre in Mumbai in Mumbai on April 9, 2021. (Representational)(AFP)

The Taste With Vir: Why are vaccines not readily available?

UPDATED ON APR 09, 2021 05:51 PM IST
  • In this week's The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, "Blame it on the (Indian) government’s smug foolish Covid czars who continue to wreck our Covid fightback."
Mandira Bedi shares new fitness video(Instagram/mandirabedi )
Mandira Bedi shares new fitness video(Instagram/mandirabedi )

Mandira Bedi continues with 365 day fitness challenge, shares new workout clip

By Nishtha Grover
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 03:42 PM IST
  • Mandira Bedi recently posted a high-intensity fitness video on Instagram and it has inspired us to exercise on the weekend. The actor often mixes fun with exercise by having a gala time with her children on the trampoline.
Representational image(Unsplash)
Representational image(Unsplash)

Here's how physical therapy can help prevent, treat opioid use disorder

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2021 03:39 PM IST
A new study has shed light on how physical therapy can help prevent and treat opioid use disorder.
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Coronavirus: Vaccinating adults appears to protect children around them

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 03:08 PM IST
While the observed vaccine-associated protection of unvaccinated is encouraging, further studies are required to understand whether and how it might support the prospect of herd immunity and disease eradication.
The work builds on previous research conducted by Niculescu and his colleagues into blood biomarkers that track suicidality as well as pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and Alzheimer's disease.(Unsplash)
The work builds on previous research conducted by Niculescu and his colleagues into blood biomarkers that track suicidality as well as pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and Alzheimer's disease.(Unsplash)

Research offers promising blood test for treating depression, bipolar disorder

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 11:24 AM IST
A breakthrough study by Indiana University School of Medicine sheds new light on the biological basis of mood disorders and offers a promising blood test aimed at a precision medicine approach to treatment.
Milind Soman goes for a 5k run after testing coronavirus negative(Instagram/ milindrunning)
Milind Soman goes for a 5k run after testing coronavirus negative(Instagram/ milindrunning)

Milind Soman completes a 5k run in 40 minutes after defeating Covid

By Nishtha Grover
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 10:34 AM IST
  • Milind Soman recently shared that he had defeated Covid. The actor also revealed that he had not suffered from any flu like symptoms in the last 25 years therefore the mild fever and tiredness were unusual for him.
Straps That Remind is the joint initiative of global lingerie and fashion brand Marks & Spencer India along with the Women’s Cancer Initiative Tata Memorial Hospital.
Straps That Remind is the joint initiative of global lingerie and fashion brand Marks & Spencer India along with the Women’s Cancer Initiative Tata Memorial Hospital.

Straps That Remind: Unique campaign launched to spread breast cancer awareness

PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 08:28 PM IST
  • At the center of the campaign are a unique set of bra straps, fittingly named Straps That Remind – a personal reminder for every woman to examine herself for early signs of breast cancer.
Coronavirus vaccine (Unsplash)
Coronavirus vaccine (Unsplash)

Coronavirus: Are some Covid-19 vaccines more effective than others?

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 07:38 PM IST
Around the world, hospitalizations are dropping in countries where vaccines have been rolling out including Israel, England and Scotland — regardless of which shots are given.
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Here's how late-night snacks may affect workplace performance

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2021 07:23 PM IST
It is relatively well established that other health-related behaviours, such as sleep and exercise, affect our work. But nobody had looked at the short-term effects of unhealthy eating.
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Here's how dementia risk doubles if people have both vision, hearing loss

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 07:06 PM IST
Losing some hearing or eyesight is often a part of getting older, but losing function in both senses may put you at greater risk of dementia and cognitive decline years later.
The study found that the most common long-term symptoms are loss of smell and taste, and fatigue.(Unsplash)
The study found that the most common long-term symptoms are loss of smell and taste, and fatigue.(Unsplash)

Here's why one in ten suffer long-term effects 8 months following mild Covid-19

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 06:55 PM IST
Fatigue and respiratory problems are also more common among participants who have had Covid-19 but do not occur to the same extent.
The findings of the study were published in the journal titled 'JAMA'.(Unsplash)
The findings of the study were published in the journal titled 'JAMA'.(Unsplash)

Study shows the benefits of exercise for people with peripheral artery disease

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 04:40 PM IST
In people with peripheral artery disease, walking for exercise at an intensity that induces ischemic leg pain improves walking performance, a new study suggested.
Varun Dhawan shares new fitness video from Arunachal Pradesh(Instagram/ varundvn)
Varun Dhawan shares new fitness video from Arunachal Pradesh(Instagram/ varundvn)

Varun Dhawan posts new flow workout video, Aparshakti and Dia Mirza say it's aag

By Nishtha Grover
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 08:30 AM IST
  • Varun Dhawan recently posted a new fitness video of himself in which the actor can be seen doing some extremely difficult flow exercises with the utmost ease. Bollywood celebrities including Aparshakti Khurana, Dia Mirza and Ileana D'Cruz are amazed. Seen yet?
The University of Oxford study analyzed health records of 236,379 Covid-19 patients infected last year. (Unsplash)
The University of Oxford study analyzed health records of 236,379 Covid-19 patients infected last year. (Unsplash)

Covid boosts risks for mental, neurological disorders in study

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2021 06:20 PM IST
A third of Covid-19 survivors were diagnosed with a neurological or psychiatric condition in the six months after being infected, according to the first large-scale research to compare the risks to other illnesses, including influenza.
Females' pain not taken as seriously as men's pain: Study(Photo by Sandy Millar on Unsplash)
Females' pain not taken as seriously as men's pain: Study(Photo by Sandy Millar on Unsplash)

Females in pain not taken as seriously as male patients: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2021 06:06 PM IST
A new study spills the beans on gender stereotype and exposes a significant patient gender bias that could lead to disparities in treatments as it reveals that women's pain behaviours are discounted in comparison to when men expressed the same amount of pain
The action comes as the European Union’s medicines regulator prepares to provide an updated assessment of the shot’s safety at about 4 p.m. Amsterdam time.(Unsplash)
The action comes as the European Union’s medicines regulator prepares to provide an updated assessment of the shot’s safety at about 4 p.m. Amsterdam time.(Unsplash)

Study of Astra vaccinations in children is paused, Oxford says

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2021 05:54 PM IST
Vaccinations of children in a study of the Covid-19 shot developed by AstraZeneca Plc and the University of Oxford have been paused while the UK’s drug regulator investigates rare cases of blood clots in adults.
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