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Bulgaria to ease coronavirus travel restrictions as Covid-19 cases drop 

Bulgaria to ease coronavirus travel restrictions as Covid-19 cases drop

Bulgaria plans to lift the obligatory Covid-19 "green certificate" for entry to restaurants, shopping malls and other public venues from March 20 as coronavirus infections ease, Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said on Monday.

Aloo Tikki

Street food recipe: Tips and tricks to make the perfect aloo tikki

Dedicated to serve the taste buds of many foodies, the humble aloo tikki is eaten in India in a variety of forms, each deeply satisfying, especially on days when one craves comfort food. Relish it as a chatpati chaat, enjoy it as a crunchy patty in your burger or just have it with a pinch of chaat masala with a piping hot cup of tea, aloo tikki manages to work magic almost everytime. The ingredients used in aloo tikki are easily available in Indian kitchens - these are usually potatoes, bread crumbs, green peas, chickpeas, spices and herbs. A favourite among children and adults alike and often served with chutneys or sauces, making a perfectly crispy aloo tikki can be a tricky affair. If not done correctly, the tikki can turn out soggy and greasy.

A common lunar eclipse myth is that pregnant women may suffer miscarriage.

Research suggests woman's risk of pregnancy loss linked to certain job hazards

In an analysis of 2010-2019 information on more than 1.8 million employed and non-employed pregnant women in South Korea, certain occupations were linked with higher risks of miscarriage and stillbirth.

Diabetes: 3 effective ways to lower fasting blood sugars

Diabetes: 3 effective ways to lower fasting blood sugars

Being diagnosed with diabetes can be stressful, but if managed well a person can maintain optimum health and is at reduced risk of developing complications. Fasting blood glucose test is a simple test where blood sugar levels are measured several hours after eating or empty stomach in the morning to get a more accurate idea of a person's glucose levels. The purpose of a fasting blood sugar test is to measure the amount of glucose in a person's blood after they have not eaten for at least 8 hours.

5 signs of a sick pet you shouldn't ignore

5 signs of a sick pet you shouldn't ignore

It is not always easy to determine whether your pet is unwell or not as your furry friends may not be able to communicate what they are feeling. Pets also tend to hide their illnesses as survival mechanism as being sick can make them feel vulnerable. In the wild, animals that appear weak or injured are often targeted by predators, so hiding an illness or injury can help them avoid becoming prey. However, certain behavioural changes can be noticed in dogs like lethargy, decreased activity, decreased appetite, hair shedding, weight gain or weight loss. If you have been with your pet long enough, you may notice immediately there is something wrong with them.

Covid causes sharp increase in risk of blood clot-related issues – including heart attack and stroke – immediately after diagnosis compared to people who never had Covid-19.

People dying from cardiovascular disease rise in pandemic's first year US: Study

The number of people dying from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the US escalated during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic by 6.2 per cent, according to a study. The rise in the number of CVD deaths in 2020, from 874,613 CVD-related deaths recorded in 2019 to 928,741 in 2020, represents the largest single-year increase since 2015 and topped the previous high of 910,000 recorded in 2003, according to the latest available data from the Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2023 Update of the American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, the study said.

A diet rich in calcium, magnesium, Vitamin K and zinc can help maintain bone health

Osteoporosis diet: Top vegan sources of calcium to maintain strong bones

Osteoporosis can make your bones weak and fragile so much so that even a mild fall is enough to fracture a bone or two. Osteoporosis-related fractures most commonly occur in the hip, wrist or spine. Maintaining a healthy weight, saying no to alcohol and tobacco, eating a balanced diet and staying active can prevent one from this disease. A diet rich in calcium, magnesium, Vitamin K and zinc can help maintain bone health. Besides, regular exercise is important for improving bone density.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu, with fitness video, proves, ‘It ain’t over till...’

Samantha Ruth Prabhu, with fitness video, proves, ‘It ain’t over till...’

In the video, Samantha can be seen kickstarting her day with an intense routine of pullups. With the help of a gym rod positioned above her head, the actor can be seen jumping and catching the rod, and using it as a prop to ace pullups like a pro.

Ayurveda secrets to combat cough and cold in winter

Ayurveda secrets to combat cough and cold in winter

Common cold may not seem like a great deal to you but it may leave you fatigued and with low energy. Add to it symptoms like sneezing or coughing, and it can really affect your productivity and sense of well-being. In many cases, common cold can cause painful ear infections when bacteria or virus enters the space behind the eardrums. A cold can also sometimes make asthma symptoms worse. Prolonged common cold can also cause acute sinusitis which can lead to swelling and inflammation in sinuses. Strep throat, pneumonia and bronchitis are other common cold complications that people must be aware of. There is an array of common cold viruses and the most common of them are rhinoviruses. Common cold virus enters your body through mouth, eyes or nose and one can spread it through droplets in the air.

Study finds how Pembrolizumab helps in cervical cancer treatment.

Study finds how Pembrolizumab helps in cervical cancer treatment

Pembrolizumab is a monoclonal antibody, which is used to treat many cancers. Since this year, it has also been approved for the treatment of women with recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer whose tumours express PD-L1 - in combination with chemotherapy with or without bevacizumab.

Rashmika Mandanna becomes the 'strong woman' she always wanted to be.

Rashmika Mandanna becomes the 'strong woman' she always wanted to be as she shares a new intense workout video. Watch

Rashmika recently shared a video of herself doing push-ups while balancing her body on workout balls. Sharing the clip, the actor added that she always used to look up to strong women and think she wanted to be like them. But after seeing the clip of herself doing push-ups, she realised that she has become that woman. Read her caption: "I'd once upon a time look at strong women and think to myself - I wish I was like her...and today I look at these videos of myself and go like - "Damn...I am the woman I've always wanted to become! It's crazy how you can be/do/achieve anything you want to if you just focus and work for it."

Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) occurs after people lose some or all their vision. It makes them experience visual hallucinations

Charles Bonnet Syndrome: Symptoms, management tips of eye condition that causes hallucinations

Charles Bonnet Syndrome or CBS can cause strange hallucinations and can scare the living daylights out of the person affected. It is a condition where one sees things that are not real. While people may initially feel they are suffering from a mental health problem or dementia, it happens when one loses a some or all of their vision. Losing vision in both eyes increases the probability of getting affected from the disorder. The hallucinations can be of people, animals, patterns, shapes, and may last for a few seconds, minutes or even hours. There is not treatment for Charles Bonnet Syndrome, but it can be managed with some effective tips.

Make winter evenings better with homemade samosas: Here's how you can make them

Make winter evenings better with homemade samosas: Here's how you can make them

With the winter almost coming to a close for tis year, we still have a few evenings left to relish steaming cup of tea and samosas as a side snack. here's how to prepare them at home.

Connection between ovulation, ovarian cancer: Research

Connection between ovulation, ovarian cancer: Research

In contrast, for high-grade serous ovarian cancer, the most common and deadly subtype, the association of oral contraceptives, pregnancy and breastfeeding were as expected, indicating that these factors contribute to risk of serous ovarian cancer through ovulation suppression.

Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor and Malaika Arora wish fans Happy Republic Day.

Republic Day: Priyanka Chopra to Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor to Malaika Arora, celebrities mark 74th Republic Day

On Thursday, Bollywood celebrities like Priyanka Chopra, Ananya Panday, Malaika Arora, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor posted Republic Day wishes on their Instagram stories. While Kareena, Priyanka and Sonam shared a 'Happy Republic Day' image, Ananya posted a video featuring the map of India and the national flag. Bhumi Pednekar and Sharvari Wagh also dropped photos on their stories. Check out their posts inside.

Chronic stress activates behavioural problems like loss of pleasure, depression

Chronic stress activates behavioural problems like loss of pleasure, depression: Study

When these POMC neurons become super active, these sort of behavioral problems result and when scientists reduce their activity, it reduces the behaviors, they report in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.

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