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New genetic mutation behind childhood glaucoma identified

New genetic mutation behind childhood glaucoma identified

This increase in pressure not only damages the optic nerve but can also affect other structures in a child's eye like the cornea. Children with childhood glaucoma typically require surgeries as early as the first three to six months of life, followed by several more operations throughout their childhood.

Considering the outdoor time during summer vacation naturally increases, kids are at risk of heat illnesses

Heat stroke to food poisoning; common summer ailments in kids and tips to manage them

Kids are full of energy and are especially in playful mood during summers as it's vacation time for them. They may not pay attention to hand hygiene and are thus at a greater risk to contract seasonal infections. Considering the outdoor time during summer vacation naturally increases, kids are at risk of heat illnesses like dehydration, heat stroke and heat rashes. Parents also need to pay attention to what their kids are consuming during summer as not having sufficient fluids or hydrating foods can make them dehydrated and low on energy during the hot months.

It is believed that using onion juice can on the scalp regrow hair in merely 2 weeks. But, it is better to consult the dermatologist first and then use it, says a dermatologist

Can applying onion juice on scalp stop hair loss? Experts bust myth

Applying onion juice on scalp for shiny and strong hair is a home remedy people have been following since time immemorial and many of them claim to have benefitted by this natural hair mask with its main ingredient easily available in kitchen. It is also known to curb hair fall and aid hair re-growth. It has been claimed that the anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties of onions could be helpful in improving hair health.

Bird flu or A(H5N1) virus is not found to be spread from person to person and its transmission from birds to humans is also rare

Can bird flu turn deadly? Know symptoms of severe disease in humans from experts

A severe case of bird flu was detected in Chile in a 53-year-old man who is now said to be in a stable condition. Also known as avian influenza, bird flu is a type A influenza virus that spreads between wild and domesticated birds and is lethal to them. The infection can also be passed from birds to humans and usually causes mild illness such as cough, sore throat, runny nose, muscle ache and conjunctivitis. However sometimes it can potentially have life-threatening complications from pneumonia to sepsis.

Thyroid eye disease: People suffering from this eye disorder may feel colours do not appear as bright as before,

What is thyroid eye disease? Know symptoms and preventive measures

Thyroid eye disease (TED) is a rare autoimmune disease where eye muscles and fatty tissue behind the eye become inflamed. While it's mostly seen in patients with hyperthyroidism or over-active thyroid gland due to Graves’ disease, it can in very few cases also affect people who do not have thyroid disorder. While complete vision loss is extremely rare in this disorder, people suffering from thyroid eye disease may have blurred or double vision, dry or excessively watery eyes, red eyes or eye pain.

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, with Malti Marie Chopra Jonas, arrive in Mumbai, India.

Priyanka Chopra arrives in India with Nick Jonas and Malti Marie in a hot pink crop top and thigh-slit skirt: Watch

On Friday, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas arrived in Mumbai, India, with their daughter Malti Marie who is travelling to India for the first time. The paparazzi pages shared Priyanka and Nick's videos from the airport on Instagram. It shows the couple stepping out of the airport to pose for the media. Priyanka carried her daughter in her arms as she and Nick smiled for the cameras. They can also be seen having a cute moment with their daughter in the videos doing rounds online. According to reports, the family is in India to attend the opening of the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre. Check out the snippets.

April Fools’ Day: Wishes, quotes to share with friends

April Fools’ Day 2023: Wishes, quotes, jokes, images to share with friends

April Fools’ Day 2023: This April Fool’s Day let’s pledge to mix a little fun in our lives and make it more interesting. We have curated a list of wishes, images and quotes that you can share with your near and dear ones.

A new obesity drug may go on the WHO's list of recommended essential medicines, enabling help for millions worldwide.

WHO may add Saxenda obesity drug to essential medicines

For the 2023 update, researchers in the US have suggested adding an obesity drug called Saxenda to the list. It's a daily injection that affects hunger signals to the brain and slows the rate at which a person's stomach empties, making them feel fuller for longer. Saxenda is a prescription medication which contains the active ingredient liraglutide.

Khushi Kapoor stuns in Dior as Sonam Kapoor and Janhvi Kapoor shower her with compliments.

Khushi Kapoor stuns in Dior: Sonam Kapoor calls her 'my fashionista', Janhvi Kapoor says 'Audrey, is that you'

On Friday, Khushi Kapoor shared pictures of herself dressed from head to toe in Dior for their Fall 2023 show with the caption, "Yesterday for @Dior." Khushi served Audrey Hepburn vibes in her elegant and stylish attire, and even her sister, Janhvi Kapoor, agreed. She commented on Khushi's post, "Excuse me Audrey, is that you." Sonam also loved the look and wrote, "My Fashionista." Other netizens also showered Khushi with compliments. One wrote, "The best look." Another said, "Omg I am in love." A fan remarked, "Prettiest baby." A few others dropped hearts and fire emojis. See the photos.

Individuals with gum disease have higher levels of inflammatory markers in their blood, which can impair insulin sensitivity and contribute to higher blood sugar level

Can brushing teeth more reduce diabetes risk? What expert says

A recent research found that people who brush their teeth three times a day have reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and those who have dental diseases or missing teeth may have a higher risk of developing the metabolic disorder. While more research needs to be done to find out more about the connection of poor dental health and diabetes, people who already suffer from the disease are more likely to suffer from dental issues than those who are not. The metabolic disorder can affect our oral health in several ways.

Beethoven statues exist in Vienna (above), where he lived most of his adult life, and Bonn, where he was born.

Unlocking the code to Beethoven's life through his hair

In 2014, an international team of researchers started working on sequencing Beethoven's genome for more clues into his condition. When their new findings through DNA analyses of Beethoven's hair were recently published, the media eagerly jumped on the story offering more insight into the life of the famous classical composer.

Atopic disorders associated with risk of osteoarthritis: Study

Atopic disorders associated with risk of osteoarthritis: Study

Researchers in a study revealed that the painful and frequently disabling joint condition osteoarthritis may be more common in those with atopic (allergic) disorders like asthma or eczema.

Obesity diagnosis may cause weight loss without surgery

Obesity diagnosis may cause weight loss without surgery

Imagine getting the benefits of gastric bypass surgery without having to go under the knife - a new class of compounds may be able to do just that. These potential treatments significantly reduce body weight and blood glucose levels in laboratory animals.

April Fools' Day falls on April 1. Know its history, origin, significance and celebrations.

Happy April Fools' Day 2023: Why it falls on April 1? Know the history, origin, significance and celebrations

Every year, April Fools' Day falls on April 1. It is an annual custom in which people prank and play practical jokes on their loved one to create fun memories and have a good laugh. While April Fools' Day is not a real holiday, it is marked with full pomp. People plan their pranks days in advance, all in jest. Read on to know why the day is marked on April 1, its history, significance, origins and celebrations.

Reminders when we cut someone off and choose ourselves

Reminders when we cut someone off and choose ourselves

Choosing ourselves over everything that is toxic and harmful for us is the healthiest thing that we can do – however, it is also the toughest. But as we do it, here are a few reminders that we need to know to have a smooth journey through the tough times and eventually find our calm. Psychologist Nicole LePera pointed out the things that we should expect when we go through this journey of prioritising ourselves over everything that is unhealthy for us.

Shilpa Shetty’s co-ord set is all about bling and more bling

Shilpa Shetty’s co-ord set is all about bling and more bling

Playing muse to fashion designer house Tulua, Shilpa picked up a co-ord set for the event. The actor decked up in a black satin shirt with folded sleeves and a plunging neckline. She further tucked it inside a golden sequined shimmery bodycon long skirt with a long train and a thigh high slit. The skirt also featured gathered up details at the waist. The ensemble hugged her shape and showed off her curves perfectly.

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