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Persistent asthma associated with plaque buildup in carotid arteries: Study

Updated on Nov 23, 2022 08:23 PM IST

Adults with chronic asthma may have a higher risk of heart attack or stroke due to carotid artery plaque development.

Asthma is a respiratory condition that causes a person's airways to become inflamed - often due to allergic reactions - making it difficult to breathe.(Pexels)
Asthma is a respiratory condition that causes a person's airways to become inflamed - often due to allergic reactions - making it difficult to breathe.(Pexels)

Wonderful benefits of consuming raw honey in winter season

Raw honey is considered a medicine in Ayurveda. It's a must-have in winter as it prevents infections and increases immunity. Here are other benefits explained by a nutritionist.

The best option for preventing infections and increasing immunity, particularly during the winter, is honey because it is a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. (Unsplash)
The best option for preventing infections and increasing immunity, particularly during the winter, is honey because it is a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. (Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 09:44 PM IST

Alarming increase in lung cancer among women, children, and non-smokers: Study

In a study headed by Dr. Arvind Kumar from Medanta Hospital, it was discovered that a growing percentage of patients who presented to the outpatient clinic were non-smokers who belonged to a younger age group.

Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that start off in one or both lungs.(Shutterstock)
Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that start off in one or both lungs.(Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 23, 2022 07:14 PM IST

Celebrity gym-related deaths on the rise, what you need to know?

With the sudden deaths of well-known celebrities and fitness enthusiasts, we speak to fitness specialists in Mumbai and Pune to find out what precautions should both gym goers and gyms take

 (Shutterstock)
(Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 06:30 PM IST

How to avoid sudden cardiac arrest in elderly

Veteran actor Tabassum, 78, lost her life following a cardiac arrest on Friday. Here's how to avoid cardiac arrest in elderly.

Tabassum, best known for hosting India's first TV talk show Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan passed away at the age of 78 following a cardiac arrest on Friday (November 18)
Tabassum, best known for hosting India's first TV talk show Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan passed away at the age of 78 following a cardiac arrest on Friday (November 18)
Published on Nov 23, 2022 06:10 PM IST

Black tea may benefit your health later in life: Study

A regular cup of black tea could help you to enjoy better health late in life however if you're not a tea drinker, there are other things you can add to your diet.

Black tea may benefit your health later in life: Study(Unsplash)
Black tea may benefit your health later in life: Study(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 23, 2022 03:41 PM IST

High salt diet: 4 ways eating too much salt can affect your brain

Eating excessive salt has been linked to many diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. Now a recent study has talked about its impact on brain and how it raises stress levels.

A recent study by scientists at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland suggested that high salt consumption could also impose stress on the brain and that eating a lot of salt can elevate stress hormone production.(Pixabay)
A recent study by scientists at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland suggested that high salt consumption could also impose stress on the brain and that eating a lot of salt can elevate stress hormone production.(Pixabay)
Published on Nov 23, 2022 02:41 PM IST

Can sanitary pads cause cancer? Here's what experts say

Chemicals used to give sanitary pads a clean and smooth appearance could be harmful to women's health. Here's all you want to know about using sanitary pads in a safe way and the alternatives that could be more viable.

Experts say that it is important for one to change sanitary pads frequently and find more feasible solutions like menstrual cup to limit the exposure to harmful chemicals.(Pexels)
Experts say that it is important for one to change sanitary pads frequently and find more feasible solutions like menstrual cup to limit the exposure to harmful chemicals.(Pexels)
Published on Nov 23, 2022 01:44 PM IST

Lung transplant for COPD patients: Patients eligible, deciding factor, benefits

The surgical option for those with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung transplant. Here's all you need to know about who is the eligible patient for operation, the advantages and possible hazards of lung transplant surgery

Lung transplant for COPD patients: Patients eligible, deciding factor, benefits (Image by kalhh from Pixabay )
Lung transplant for COPD patients: Patients eligible, deciding factor, benefits (Image by kalhh from Pixabay )
Updated on Nov 22, 2022 06:38 PM IST

Measles: How it spreads, symptoms, prevention, treatment tips, vaccines

When a person is infected with Measles virus, the infection can last up to ten days, during which the individual can contract various diseases like ear infections, diarrhea and Pneumonia, apart from fever and rashes. Here's how it spreads, symptoms, prevention, treatment tips, vaccines

Measles: How it spreads, symptoms, prevention, treatment tips, vaccines (Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay )
Measles: How it spreads, symptoms, prevention, treatment tips, vaccines (Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay )
Updated on Nov 22, 2022 05:21 PM IST

Connection between gut and stroke-induced cognitive impairment: Research

Two-thirds of stroke patients will develop cognitive impairment, while one-third of all stroke patients will go on to develop dementia, according to recent research, so there is a critical need for more effective stroke therapies that preserve cognitive function after acute stroke.

Connection between gut and stroke-induced cognitive impairment: Research(Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay )
Connection between gut and stroke-induced cognitive impairment: Research(Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay )
Published on Nov 22, 2022 09:46 AM IST

Blood vessels get damaged due to poor diet: Study

For instance, the blood vessels in the liver recovered nearly completely, but blood vessels in the kidneys retained the disease signature, despite a healthy diet and significant weight loss.

Blood vessels get damaged due to poor diet: Study(Shutterstock)
Blood vessels get damaged due to poor diet: Study(Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 22, 2022 09:41 AM IST

WHO to identify pathogens that could cause future outbreaks, pandemics

In a statement, the WHO said that starting with a meeting held last Friday, November 18, WHO is convening over 300 scientists who will consider the evidence on over 25 virus families and bacteria, as well as "Disease X."

World Health Organization (WHO) is launching a global scientific process to update the list of priority pathogens.
World Health Organization (WHO) is launching a global scientific process to update the list of priority pathogens.
Published on Nov 22, 2022 08:18 AM IST

Recurring pimples: Why do you keep getting pimples on the same spot?

There are a few reasons for pimples to happen on the same spot and once you figure it out, then it could be avoided and the previous spots will get the required healing time. Here's all you need to know

Recurring pimples: Why do you keep getting pimples on the same spot? (Anna Nekrashevich)
Recurring pimples: Why do you keep getting pimples on the same spot? (Anna Nekrashevich)
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 08:07 PM IST

5 tips to get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes this wedding season

If you’re struggling to get those pesky dark circles under control or want to reduce the appearance of puffy eyes, look no further. Here are 5 tips on how you can help keep them at bay this wedding season

5 tips to get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes this wedding season (Klaudia Ekert)
5 tips to get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes this wedding season (Klaudia Ekert)
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 06:59 PM IST

Exercise can reduce side effects of breast cancer: Study

Researchers found out the types of disease affecting women is breast cancer and suggested a diagnosis received by the women.

Researchers found patients who exercised recovered from cancer-related fatigue quicker during and after radiotherapy compared to the control group and saw a significant increase in health-related quality of life post radiotherapy.
Researchers found patients who exercised recovered from cancer-related fatigue quicker during and after radiotherapy compared to the control group and saw a significant increase in health-related quality of life post radiotherapy.
Published on Nov 21, 2022 06:52 PM IST

Frets over hearing loss from loud music falling on deaf ears

24% of young adults listen to music at unsafe levels, a new study shows, putting 1 billion people at risk of hearing problems worldwide. How can you protect your hearing?

One billion people are at risk of permanent hearing damage from listening devices, according to a new study(Blend Images/Bildagentur-online/picture alliance)
One billion people are at risk of permanent hearing damage from listening devices, according to a new study(Blend Images/Bildagentur-online/picture alliance)
Published on Nov 21, 2022 06:38 PM IST

Bengali actress Aindrila Sharma dies at 24; can cancer cause cardiac arrest?

Popular Bengali actress Aindrila Sharma, 24, died on Sunday after suffering from multiple cardiac arrests. She was also a cancer survivor. Can cancer and its treatment affect heart? Here's what experts have to say.

Experts say that cardiac arrest, heart attack and brain stroke are all closely related as they form part of disease process called atherosclerosis.
Experts say that cardiac arrest, heart attack and brain stroke are all closely related as they form part of disease process called atherosclerosis.
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 12:09 PM IST

Food items that are probably giving you a headache: Nutritionist explains

Sometimes we endure chronic headaches. We often think that it happens due to stress or other genetic propositions. However, sometimes the reason of our headache might be hiding within our diet. Explaining this, Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee wrote, “Many people endure headaches consistently, never expecting that the trigger could be something in their diet. Of course, if you have frequent headaches, a lot of it could depend upon your genetic predisposition. The more genetically prone you are, the more likely certain foods act to precipitate the headaches.” She further noted down a list of food items that can cause headache.(Unsplash) 8
Sometimes we endure chronic headaches. We often think that it happens due to stress or other genetic propositions. However, sometimes the reason of our headache might be hiding within our diet. Explaining this, Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee wrote, “Many people endure headaches consistently, never expecting that the trigger could be something in their diet. Of course, if you have frequent headaches, a lot of it could depend upon your genetic predisposition. The more genetically prone you are, the more likely certain foods act to precipitate the headaches.” She further noted down a list of food items that can cause headache.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 04:16 PM IST

PCOS diet for winter: Foods you must eat to manage PCOS symptoms

Diet is crucial in the treatment of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome). Knowing what foods to eat and what not to eat can boost your mood and help relieve PCOS symptoms.

People with PCOS may find comfort and recovery from their PCOS symptoms by paying greater attention to what they eat because diet helps to maintain the body's hormonal system,(Unsplash)
People with PCOS may find comfort and recovery from their PCOS symptoms by paying greater attention to what they eat because diet helps to maintain the body's hormonal system,(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 21, 2022 01:28 PM IST

Surprising health benefits of eating a handful of almonds every day

As winter approaches and your appetite goes up, almonds can be excellent mid-meal snack as well as morning superfood. Here are benefits of eating them daily.

A recent study has found those who ate a handful of nuts daily were associated with a 20% lower risk of dying from cancer, heart disease, and other major causes of death compared to those who did not have them.(Pixabay)
A recent study has found those who ate a handful of nuts daily were associated with a 20% lower risk of dying from cancer, heart disease, and other major causes of death compared to those who did not have them.(Pixabay)
Published on Nov 21, 2022 12:24 PM IST

5 morning foods to ease constipation in winter season

Dates to amla, eat these 5 amazing foods on empty stomach to get rid of constipation in winter season.

It is important to modify our diet in winter and include more fibre, herbs and spices, good fat and seasonal fruits and vegetables in it to avoid gut health related issues.(Pinterest)
It is important to modify our diet in winter and include more fibre, herbs and spices, good fat and seasonal fruits and vegetables in it to avoid gut health related issues.(Pinterest)
Published on Nov 21, 2022 10:56 AM IST

Leprosy has potential to regenerate livers: Research

Experts say it could also help regrow damaged livers, thereby reducing the need for transplantation, which is currently the only curative option for people with end-stage scarred livers.

Leprosy has potential to regenerate livers: Research(Armin Rimoldi)
Leprosy has potential to regenerate livers: Research(Armin Rimoldi)
Published on Nov 21, 2022 10:08 AM IST

Genetics combined with many years of schooling might cause Myopia: Research

Nearsightedness is linked to various eye problems, making it a primary cause of irreversible visual impairment in the elderly. People frequently acquire nearsightedness as children, and the disease appears to be caused by genetics, insufficient outdoor time, and many years of education.

Genetics combined with many years of schooling might cause Myopia: Research(Image by kalhh from Pixabay )
Genetics combined with many years of schooling might cause Myopia: Research(Image by kalhh from Pixabay )
Published on Nov 21, 2022 09:33 AM IST

All about what is plant-based diet, why it's better for your health, environment

A non-vegetarian diet is not necessarily bad but it is not ideal either because most people are unaware that meat, specifically 'industrial meat,' is harmful to the environment. Here's all you need to know about veganism, what is plant-based diet and why it's better for your health and environment

All about what is plant-based diet, why it's better for your health, environment (The Lazy Artist Gallery)
All about what is plant-based diet, why it's better for your health, environment (The Lazy Artist Gallery)
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 07:05 PM IST

Travel workout tips: Alia Bhatt’s trainer demonstrates a routine

From Headstand to Squats to Jumping Jacks, here is a simple routine demonstrated by Anshuka which can be followed while traveling.

Travel workout tips: Alia Bhatt’s trainer demonstrates a routine
Travel workout tips: Alia Bhatt’s trainer demonstrates a routine
Published on Nov 20, 2022 05:06 PM IST

Can change in diet stop the growth of cancer cells? Here's what study has to say

Cancer cells need nutrients to survive and grow. A new study finds whether a dietary change could starve cancer cells

Can change in diet stop the growth of cancer cells? Here's what study has to say (Shutterstock)
Can change in diet stop the growth of cancer cells? Here's what study has to say (Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 03:34 PM IST

Infertility: Watch out for these lifestyle issues that can delay conceiving

From how well you sleep to what you eat to where you work, everything has profound effects on fertility. It is important to understand the ways in which lifestyle behaviours may benefit or harm fertility and actively modify them to improve fertility potential.

Infertility: Watch out for these lifestyle issues that can delay conceiving (olia danilevich)
Infertility: Watch out for these lifestyle issues that can delay conceiving (olia danilevich)
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 02:44 PM IST

Busting common myths about cancer

Any queries about cancer diagnosis or treatment should ideally be taken up with an expert oncologist who can help clear up misconceptions and also determine the right cancer treatment. We got a doctor onboard to debunk some common myths about cancer and share facts

Busting common myths about cancer (Anna Tarazevich)
Busting common myths about cancer (Anna Tarazevich)
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 01:52 PM IST
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