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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Can the virus be transmitted non-sexually?  

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Can the virus be transmitted non-sexually?

January is observed as the Cervical Cancer Awareness Month which is represented by a teal coloured ribbon and according to the World Health Organization, cervical cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in reproductive-aged women globally while it is the fourth most frequent cancer in women.

Kashmiri artist Masrat Jan is breaking stereotypes by reviving the Kashmiri culture and heritage through the dying art of paper-mache.

Kashmiri artist Masrat Jan keeping the dying traditional art of paper-mache alive

Kashmiri artist Masrat Jan is breaking stereotypes by reviving the Kashmiri culture and heritage through the dying art of paper-mache. The resident of Lal Bazar, Srinagar, the 50-year-old artist has earned a name for herself in what is usually perceived as men-dominated art form and has won three state awards. Paper Mache is a combination of craft and fine art from the Kashmir Valley.

Athiya Shetty's wore a beautiful Kanjivaram silk saree for her muhurtham ceremony and looked absolutely gorgeous.

Athiya Shetty's ethereal look in handloom Kanchivaram silk saree exudes beauty and tradition

Athiya Shetty has recently revealed dreamy pictures from her pre-wedding festivities on Instagram and we can't take our eyes off her stunning looks. Actor Athiya Shetty and cricketer Kl Rahul tied the knot on January 23, 2023, at the Khandala mansion of her father, Suniel Shetty in the presence of close family and friends. The couple has kept the fans hooked as they gradually shared pictures from their wedding and other rituals. After the grand wedding and the fun-filled haldi ceremony, Athiya recently shared a string of pictures from her Muhurtham ceremony. She donned a stunning saree for her pre-wedding festivities and looked absolutely gorgeous in the six yards of grace. Scroll down to check out the pics.

 Mothers must pay attention to their hair demands not just for appearance but also for overall health.

Easy haircare for busy moms: Simple tips to keep your hair looking great

Being a mother isn't easy! It is a tough job that requires immense dedication that stresses you out. As a result, the probability of your self-care time being compromised is generally high. The most popular complaint from mothers is often that they lack sufficient time to care for and manage their hair. This often results in hair loss or a decrease in overall hair quality. Thus mothers must pay attention to their hair demands not just for appearance but also for overall health. With a few simple tips and tricks, you can keep your hair looking healthy and beautiful, even with a busy schedule.

Adequate intake of essential nutrients is necessary for maintaining good health and preventing chronic diseases.

Balancing the diet: Essential nutrients for optimal health in children and women

Nutrition plays a vital role in the growth and development of children and women. Adequate intake of essential nutrients is necessary for maintaining good health and preventing chronic diseases. However, nutrient requirements vary based on age, sex, and physical activity levels. It is important for children and women to have a balanced diet that includes a variety of nutrient-dense foods to meet their unique nutritional needs. However, certain groups of people, at certain ages and states of health may need some nutrients more than others. For instance, pregnant women need more iron just as growing children need more calcium to support their growth spurts.

World Leprosy Day 2023: Signs and symptoms of leprosy, how it spreads, treatment

World Leprosy Day 2023: Signs and symptoms of leprosy, how it spreads, treatment

Leprosy also known Hansen's disease is a chronic infection that's caused by a bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae and affects skin, nerves, and other parts of the body. If not treated, a person with leprosy may suffer from permanent damage to skin, nerves or blindness, paralysis, disfigurement of the nose and chronic ulcers on the bottom of the feet. The symptoms of leprosy include discoloured patches of skin, numbness in the hands and feet, and loss of feeling in the limbs. Leprosy is treated with antibiotics and can be cured if diagnosed early.

Is maida difficult or easy to digest? A nutritionist breaks popular myth

Is maida difficult or easy to digest? A nutritionist breaks popular myth

Maida or all-purpose flour is an integral part of our life and while we try to minimise its consumption, we cannot really eliminate it from our food habits. It is there in your morning sandwich, in your momo when street food cravings set in and in your melt-in-mouth pastry when sweet cravings are just too difficult to resist. Also known as refined wheat flour, maida is a highly processed form of wheat flour that has had the bran and germ removed. However, unfortunately this process removes many of the nutrients and fibres found in the flour, which can have many negative effects on health and regular consumption of it can lead to obesity or weight gain, type 2 diabetes, heart disease or digestion issues like constipation, bloating and gas

Since the onset of the pandemic, many of us have been lacking in motivation and have lost sight of our goals, both fitness and otherwise.

From couch potato to fit and fabulous: Tips to use positivity to achieve your fitness goals

Welcome to your fitness journey! Whether you're just starting out or looking to take your fitness to the next level, it's important to have a positive attitude and mindset. Since the onset of the pandemic, many of us have been lacking in motivation and have lost sight of our goals, both fitness and otherwise. Covid increased the prevalence of anxiety and depression by a staggering 25% worldwide. Many are still recovering from this and trying to get their groove back, especially when it comes to their health and fitness. It's important to celebrate small successes along the way, stay motivated, and take care of both your physical and mental health to achieve your fitness goals.

"Do not take selfies and photographs without permission of other tourists/strangers, especially while sunbathing or sea swimming, so as to respect their privacy," according to the advisory issued on Thursday.

Don't click selfies with fellow tourists without their permission: Goa govt

Next time when you are in Goa and want to take selfies with other tourists or click their pictures, take their permission before doing so in order to respect privacy. This instruction forms part of an advisory issued by the Goa tourism department for tourists, and the set of directives is aimed to protect the privacy of travellers, ensure their safety and avoid getting cheated by unscrupulous elements, among other things.

Taking dietary nitrate boosts muscular power during exercise: Study

Taking dietary nitrate boosts muscular power during exercise: Study

A study found that taking dietary nitrate, the active component in beetroot juice, significantly increases muscle force while exercising. While it is well known that dietary nitrate improves exercise, both endurance and high-intensity exercise, researchers still have a lot to learn about why this happens and how our bodies convert the dietary nitrate we consume into nitric oxide that our cells can use.

Have you ghosted someone? Say these 4 things instead of giving silent treatmentt

Have you ghosted someone? Say these 4 things instead of giving silent treatment

Ghosting has become a common phenomenon in today's times when people do not want to get into confrontations and choose the easy way to severe all connection and end communication with the other person without telling them the reason. While it's emotionally convenient on the part of ghoster to stop replying to texts and ignoring calls of their friend or partner, the one who's ghosted tends to suffer for a much longer period. Many people either do not have courage to communicate why they want to get out of the relationship or friendship, or they do not know what to tell the other person while ending the relationship. Ghosting along with stonewalling and ignoring is a way to give someone silent treatment which is actually a form of emotional abuse.

Neena Gupta is the epitome of elegance in stunning saree for Masaba's wedding

Neena Gupta is the epitome of elegance and grace in stunning printed saree for Masaba's wedding

Fashion designer-actor Masaba Gupta got married to his beau Satyadeep Misra in an intimate ceremony on Friday morning. In the presence of Masaba and Satyadeep’s family, the couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony and their dreamy pictures are in the limelight on the internet. It was a rather special day for Neena Gupta as her daughter got married. The actress shared a beautiful picture with her daughter Masaba and wrote a heartful caption, "Aaj beti ki shaadi huee dil mein ajeeb see shanti khushi abhaar aur pyaar umda hai sharing with you friends". Check out their gorgeous picture below."

4 signs of health trouble your nails can show as per Ayurveda

4 signs of health trouble your nails can show as per Ayurveda

Like skin, our fingernails too can tell a lot about our overall health, but we do not really know how to read the signs of ill-health in our nails and for this ancient medicinal practice Ayurveda can offer great help. Healthy nails have pink nailbeds and they aren't easily broken while white-looking and brittle nails may mean nutritional deficiency or any other health problem. Low levels of zinc or iron and thyroid problems can also cause brittle nails. Weak nails may also be sign of aging. Nail analysis or Naksha Pariksha is a commonly practised Ayurvedic diagnostic tools. It is used because the nails are a by-product of the bones as well as other aspects of health.

5 deliciously healthy bread pakoda recipes to enjoy guilt-free

Satisfy your cravings: 5 deliciously healthy bread pakoda recipes to enjoy guilt-free

Indian cuisine is known for its deliciousness and variety. Bread Pakoda is one of the most popular snacks in India. It is a simple and quick snack to make, and it is loved by everyone, young and old. Bread Pakoda is a deep-fried snack made with bread slices, filled with a variety of ingredients. It is usually served with chutney or ketchup. It is one of the most popular snacks in India, and it can be found on almost every street corner. Now, if you want to make Bread Pakoda at home, then here are five healthy recipes that you can try. All these recipes are easy to make and are very healthy.

Craving Garhwali cuisine this Saturday? Whip up Saag Paneer and tick nutrition for the day

Craving Garhwali cuisine this Saturday? Whip up Saag Paneer and tick nutrition for the day

It is important that the meal you eat before sleep should ensure a healthy digestive system and paneer does not only that but also makes teeth and bones strong along with aiding weight loss and reducing the risk of breast cancer. Since it is also great for those having diabetes, make sure you check out the recipe of Saag Paneer here and serve a bowl of goodness to your family.

Yoga practice can help increase flexibility by stretching and strengthening the muscles, tendons and ligaments in the body.

Yoga for flexibility: Poses and sequences to increase your range of motion

The beauty of Yoga is that it will increase your flexibility whatever your age or level of fitness may be. Yoga asanas are postures that rebalance the body. They bring strength to the weak areas of the body and softness to the tight spots. The truth is that were all born with the ability to naturally move our bodies and muscles through their complete range – babies and young children are an example of that. However, as we grow up, due to our sedentary lifestyle and limited movement of the body, we lose this ability. The good news is that we can totally reverse this stiffness and improve our range of motion through regular yoga practice.

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