Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers that affect women and this condition also impacts a woman's fertility and makes it difficult for her to conceive naturally but though infertility after cervical cancer is inevitable, the advent of medical technology such as cancer fertility preservation has now made it possible for women to embrace motherhood while combating diseases like cervical cancer. Cervical cancer begins in the cervix of a woman which is the lower, narrow end of the uterus and certain strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection is the reason behind the occurrence of this disease.
Heart disease is no longer a man’s disease alone - it is the leading cause of death in women globally, more than all the cancers combined yet in women, it is still under recognized and under treated often leading to suboptimal care and poor outcomes, majority of which are preventable. Heart disease may be considered by some to be more of a problem for men however, it's the common cause of death for both women and men and some heart disease risk factors and symptoms in women can differ from those in men.
Ramadan, also known as Ramzan, Ramazan or Ramzaan, is the holiest month in Islam and the ninth month of the Islamic calendar which is celebrated by Muslims with much pomp and grandeur. During this period, Muslims abstain from eating, drinking, smoking, and evil thoughts and action from dawn until sunset as they observe a fast between dawn and sunset and then break it with family and friends coming together and eating a meal called iftar. Sehri is the first meal of the day before sunrise and it needs to be planned well to keep your health in check.
In the modern world, work is getting easier, but relationships are turning complex. On one hand there are gadgets that connect you in an instant, while on the other the paucity of time prevents us from truly connecting with each other on a deeper level. Experts say when it comes to romantic relationships, there are no shortcuts and the lack of effective communication between couples can ruin the bond and make a relationship suffer in long run.
The kidneys play a vital role in acting as filters by removing waste and extra fluids from the body and by keeping blood pressure under control but as per reports, it is estimated that one in eight Indians experience chronic kidney disease – a health condition where one’s kidney function is impaired gradually. Rising cases of chronic kidney disease take a toll not only on patients but also on the healthcare system hence, there is a clear need to address this challenge by promoting CKD screening, so it can be identified at an early stage enabling earlier treatment and management, which may slow or regress the progression of the condition.
A Hong Kong department store took down a digital artwork that contained hidden references to jailed dissidents, in an incident the artist says is evidence of erosion of free speech in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
As parents, it can be challenging to navigate the ups and downs of adolescence, especially when it comes to our teenagers' behaviour. It's not uncommon for teenagers to act out or struggle with emotional regulation during this developmental phase, but it's important to recognize that there may be underlying mental health concerns contributing to their behaviour. By understanding the link between mental health and behaviour in adolescents, parents can better support their teens and promote their overall well-being. Check out some tips and strategies for navigating this link and fostering healthy communication and coping skills for your teen.
The need for mindful snacking is underestimated for our ever-evolving snacking habit where we Indians love to snack but often the snack replaces the meal or it becomes an addition to it, resulting in either overeating or binge snacking. In order to tackle this issue, there is a need to reappraise the issue of ‘mindful snacking’ where one is mindful of the nutrition and well-being of their family and ensures responsible snacking for all.
Not just stories from Hindu puranas, but also the Bible have been performed for several decades by Kathakali artists from a small village, located on the banks of Pampa river in this southern Kerala district, earning it the right to link the classical dance form with its name.
Chaitra Navratri is a nine-day-long Hindu festival which begins on March 22 this year. It is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm across India. From fasting to feasting, from rituals to revelry, it is a nine-day carnival of joy, devotion, and celebration that fills the hearts and minds of people with positive energy and happiness. Each day of Navratri is dedicated to a different incarnation of Goddess Durga, who is worshipped as a symbol of power and positivity. On the fourth day of Chaitra Navratri, devotees pay homage to Maa Kushmanda, who is believed to be the creator of the universe. Let's explore the significance and mythology associated with Maa Kushmanda, and the rituals and customs that are followed during her worship on the fourth day of Chaitra Navratri.
A kidney stone is formed when the levels of dissolved minerals and salts increases in one’s body and as per reports, kidney stones are a very common health problem with 11% incidence in men and 9% in women. Kidney stones can start small but can grow larger in size, even filling the inner hollow structures of the kidney.
Long Covid or post Covid conditions can cause a variety of health conditions that has left the scientists across the globe bewildered. While some of these symptoms can be managed easily others can be tricky. The range of symptoms that include fatigue, depression, anxiety, headaches, certain heart conditions can last at least three months post-infection and affect a person’s quality of life.
Chaitra Navratri 2023 Day 4 bhog: On the fourth day of Chaitra Navratri, Maa Kushmanda is worshipped, it is believed that Maa Kushmanda created the entire universe – also known as Brahmanda. It is believed that offering puja to Maa Kushmanda relieves the pain and illness of her devotees. Malpua is offered as a bhog to Maa Kushmanda. As we gear up to celebrate the fourth day of the festival, here are a few recipes of malpua that we can offer to Maa Kushmanda.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a prevalent infectious disease in India and according to the WHO Global TB Report 2022, India has an estimated 3 million new TB cases and over half a million TB deaths. Of these cases, bone and spine TB constitute a significant portion, accounting for approximately 1-2% of all TB cases in the country.
Addressing this, Psychotherapist Emily H Sanders wrote, “A few dos for making a sincere apology. Not all steps will be relevant every time you make an apology. Healthy relationships aren’t healthy because hurt and conflict never happen- they are healthy because of how hurt, and conflict are handled.”
Just as clothes are an extension of you, your home too is a reflection of who you are and of your personality. So the space you live in should speak volumes about you and it is the most critical element while styling or decorating one’s home. Your home decor personality reflects your personal style and tastes in decorating your living space. A lot of factors usually influence our bent towards a specific kind of interior look including age group, family set-up, demographic set-up, lifestyle, and the socio-economic standing of an individual. Knowing your decor personality can help you make informed decisions when selecting furniture, colours, patterns, and textures for your home.