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Death of crows in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar has been confirmed the presence of the Bird Flu virus.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Bird Flu in Rajasthan: 7 crow deaths in Jaipur, teams sent to districts

By Sachin Saini | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 02:27 PM IST
The first-ever incident of bird flu in Rajasthan is a serious concern for the government and for the people, who are already struggling with Covid-19.
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Dead crows due to Bird flu in Jhalawar.photo-ht
Dead crows due to Bird flu in Jhalawar.photo-ht

Rajasthan wildlife dept issues Bird flu alert after death of crows

By Aabshar H Quazi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Kota
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 01:17 PM IST
Bird flu was confirmed as the cause of death of nearly 50 crows in Jhalawar a couple of days ago.
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Higher red blood cell transfusions level may cause high risk to premature babies(Pexels)
Higher red blood cell transfusions level may cause high risk to premature babies(Pexels)

Higher red blood cell transfusions level might be risky for premature babies

By Asian News International | Posted by Nishtha Grover | Virginia
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 10:28 AM IST
Babies with very low birth weight are generally at a high risk of anaemia and blood transfusions are done to help these babies survive. However, a recent study has shown higher red blood cell transfusion has no special advantage in the survival.
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Research published in the journal Science has established a new reference genome assembly and identified more than 85 million genetic variants in the rhesus macaque, the largest database of genetic variation for anyone nonhuman primate species to date.(ANI)
Research published in the journal Science has established a new reference genome assembly and identified more than 85 million genetic variants in the rhesus macaque, the largest database of genetic variation for anyone nonhuman primate species to date.(ANI)

New mammal reference genome helps ID genetic variants for human health

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Washington
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2020 10:42 AM IST
Research published in the journal Science has established a new reference genome assembly and identified more than 85 million genetic variants in the rhesus macaque, the largest database of genetic variation for anyone nonhuman primate species to date.
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Ananya Panday speaks up about body positivity and supporting the vulnerable(Instagram/ananyapanday)
Ananya Panday speaks up about body positivity and supporting the vulnerable(Instagram/ananyapanday)

Ananya Panday enters 2021 on a body positive note, shuts down body shamers with this message

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 11:45 AM IST
Determined to take down trolls and shamers, indulge in self love, learn and grow from her past and be kind especially to those vulnerable, Ananya Panday enters 2021 on a body positive note and this beautiful message by her is proof
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

AI-designed serotonin sensor helpful in studying sleep, mental health: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 06:59 PM IST
Researchers have described how they used advanced genetic engineering techniques to transform a bacterial protein into a new research tool that may help monitor serotonin transmission with greater fidelity than current methods.
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AI-designed serotonin sensor may help scientists study sleep, mental health(Pexels - representative image)
AI-designed serotonin sensor may help scientists study sleep, mental health(Pexels - representative image)

Researchers invent new tool that monitors serotonin, helps study sleep and mental health

By Asian News International | Posted by Nishtha Grover | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 11:47 AM IST
Researchers have come up with a way to transform a bacterial protein into a new tool which helps study the serotonin transmission and as a result will also help the researchers study sleep patterns and mental health.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

Light smokers may not escape nicotine addiction: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 09:34 PM IST
Even people who consider themselves to be casual cigarette smokers may be addicted, according to current diagnostic criteria.
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A new national poll gives a glimpse into parents’ greatest concerns about their kids in the pandemic-era with the top concerns being screen time, unhealthy eating, and depression.(Unsplash)
A new national poll gives a glimpse into parents’ greatest concerns about their kids in the pandemic-era with the top concerns being screen time, unhealthy eating, and depression.(Unsplash)

Screen time, mental health are parents concern for children during pandemic

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 05:40 PM IST
A new national poll gives a glimpse into parents’ greatest concerns about their kids in the pandemic-era with the top concerns being screen time, unhealthy eating, and depression.
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The mental well-being of those in the Indian ethnic group in the UK may have been particularly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, an official statistical review has revealed.(Unsplash)
The mental well-being of those in the Indian ethnic group in the UK may have been particularly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, an official statistical review has revealed.(Unsplash)

Mental health of Indians in UK hit hard due to pandemic: Report

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kale | London
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 03:44 PM IST
The mental well-being of those in the Indian ethnic group in the UK may have been particularly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, an official statistical review has revealed.
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Malaika Arora shows how to effortlessly nail Yoga’s ‘miracle asana’ - side plank(Instagram/malaikaaroraofficial)
Malaika Arora shows how to effortlessly nail Yoga’s ‘miracle asana’ - side plank(Instagram/malaikaaroraofficial)

Malaika Arora shows how to effortlessly nail Yoga’s ‘miracle asana’, shares steps of the side plank pose

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 12:27 PM IST
Malaika Arora challenges fitness enthusiasts into Vasisthasana or Yoga’s side plank pose this week to ‘cultivate a feeling of universal love and acceptance’, shares tips and benefits
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Here’s how every week of lockdown increases binge drinking(Twitter/BottinoAltamiro)
Here’s how every week of lockdown increases binge drinking(Twitter/BottinoAltamiro)

People in isolation at risk of hazardous drinking with every week of Covid-19 lockdown

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 10:26 AM IST
Researchers are now calling for new intervention and prevention strategies as people in isolation are binge drinking with every week of Covid-19 lockdown and are at a risk of hazardous alcohol intake, especially those with depression, which could lead to long-lasting health consequences.
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Here’s why unexplained fertility issues occur and how can you overcome them(Twitter/ReUniteRx)
Here’s why unexplained fertility issues occur and how can you overcome them(Twitter/ReUniteRx)

Experiencing unexplained fertility issues? Here’s why they occur and how can you overcome them

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 03:00 PM IST
Sometimes the causes of inability to conceive a child remain unknown even after a year of trying. Read on to know how you can overcome the problem of unexplained infertility
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Mandira Bedi flaunts killer abs during kettlebell workout at home | Watch(Instagram/mandirabedi)
Mandira Bedi flaunts killer abs during kettlebell workout at home | Watch(Instagram/mandirabedi)

Mandira Bedi inspires fans towards a fit lifestyle, flaunts killer abs during kettlebell workout at home | Watch

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 10:29 AM IST
Watch: From squats to Russian kettlebell swing, Saaho actor Mandira Bedi shares a glimpse of her intense yet simple workout session which fitness enthusiasts can easily add to their morning routine as they work from home amid Covid-19 quarantine
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Study reveals sweetened beverages affect cardio-metabolic health(Twitter/PHPE_IC/KristenJakobitz)
Study reveals sweetened beverages affect cardio-metabolic health(Twitter/PHPE_IC/KristenJakobitz)

Artificially sweetened beverages may not be a healthy substitute for sugar drinks, may increase risk of cardiovascular disease

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Washington (US)
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 01:46 PM IST
A new study has found that contrary to popular view, drinks that are artificially sweetened are not really a healthier alternative to sugar drinks instead they might adversely impact cardiovascular health
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Sara Ali Khan(Instagram)
Sara Ali Khan(Instagram)

Sara Ali Khan’s weekend fitness mantra: ‘With health and fitness you must be devout’

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 07:18 PM IST
Sara Ali Khan used to weigh around 96 kgs and suffers from PCOD, she once shared about her weight loss journey, “I left the gym and came home and said that ‘you know what, I don’t know if I can do this. Maybe I can’t’.”
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Chef Joan-Roca swears by his Oyster Ying-Yang
Chef Joan-Roca swears by his Oyster Ying-Yang

Eat up for good health

By Rupali Dean | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2020 07:14 AM IST
5 top chefs pick one recipe that will give you what you covet today more than taste: Immunity!
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Here are 7 dental care tips for pregnant women to keep you and your baby smiling(Twitter/Ameritas/glendaledental)
Here are 7 dental care tips for pregnant women to keep you and your baby smiling(Twitter/Ameritas/glendaledental)

Increased risk of tooth decay in pregnancy? Here are 7 dental care tips to keep you and your baby smiling

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 12:24 PM IST
Did you know that approximately 18 out 100 premature births maybe due to chronic infection of gums? Since dental care is very essential for conceiving, here are 7 handy tips right from the dentists’ mouths to take care of yours and your baby’s smile
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Kangana Ranaut met Sanjay Dutt in Hyderabad.
Kangana Ranaut met Sanjay Dutt in Hyderabad.

Kangana Ranaut meets Sanjay Dutt in Hyderabad to check on his health: ‘Surprised to see him look even more handsome’

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 03:05 PM IST
Kangana Ranaut and Sanjay Dutt are at the same hotel in Hyderabad so she decided to check on his health and pay him a visit. However, not all her followers are happy with their meeting.
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The research was published online in the journal Heart.(Unsplash)
The research was published online in the journal Heart.(Unsplash)

Study suggests the Green Mediterranean diet may be better for health

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 01:40 PM IST
The Green Mediterranean diet, containing more plant matter and very little red meat or poultry, maybe even better for cardiovascular and metabolic health than the traditional Mediterranean diet.
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The new study was published in the journal Ecological Applications.(Pixabay)
The new study was published in the journal Ecological Applications.(Pixabay)

A regular dose of nature may improve mental health during Covid-19 pandemic

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Tokyo [Japan]
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 12:37 PM IST
As per a new study, nature around one’s home may help mitigate some of the negative mental health effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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(Representative image/Reuters)
(Representative image/Reuters)

Mobile-based survey rolled out in Himachal to assess Covid’s impact on mental health

By Navneet Rathore, Shimla
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 12:16 AM IST
Around 75,000 people from Shimla, Mandi, and Chamba will be sent the questionnaire
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The Delhi High Court said Chhath Puja celebrations at public places like ponds and riverbanks during the Covid-19 pandemic could become super spreaders.(ANI)
The Delhi High Court said Chhath Puja celebrations at public places like ponds and riverbanks during the Covid-19 pandemic could become super spreaders.(ANI)

Delhi HC junks plea against Chhath Puja ban, puts right to health first

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2020 05:22 PM IST
A two-judge bench of the Delhi High Court said the right to health must first be respected first for a person to be alive to be able to practice any religion.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

Here’s why postpartum care fails to provide women with key recommended services

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Massachusetts
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 02:40 PM IST
Most women are receiving fewer than half the services recommended during their comprehensive postpartum medical checkup, according to a study by University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers.
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Artificially sweetened drinks have been suggested as a healthier alternative, but their impact on cardiovascular health is not fully known.(Pixabay)
Artificially sweetened drinks have been suggested as a healthier alternative, but their impact on cardiovascular health is not fully known.(Pixabay)

Sweetened beverages impact cardio-metabolic health, suggest study

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 01:02 PM IST
Research has shown that diets including beverages sweetened with sugar can have a negative impact on cardio-metabolic health.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

People expect tech to tell mood of colleague, improve taste of food by 2030: Report

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 03:19 AM IST
A large number of employees expect that technology will enable people to sense the mood of their colleagues, improve the taste of canteen food and other senses by 2030, according to a report released by Ericsson on Thursday.
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Representational image(Unsplash)

Good mental health, better sleep for physically active people amid coronavirus pandemic

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 02:17 PM IST
A new study analysed mental health and sleep problems, and investigated whether changes in exercise habits had consequences for sleep. The findings revealed that the incidence of anxiety and depression was significantly lower in this relatively fit sample than among other people.
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Indoor yoga classes are becoming a preferred choice among Delhi-NCR residents as air pollution rises.(PHOTO: Arun Sharma/HT (For representational purposes only))
Indoor yoga classes are becoming a preferred choice among Delhi-NCR residents as air pollution rises.(PHOTO: Arun Sharma/HT (For representational purposes only))

AQI poor: Health conscious Delhi-NCR residents take to yoga, indoors

By Mallika Bhagat | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 12:37 PM IST
Health conscious denizens are taking to yoga more in numbers, since they can practise it indoors, and stay away from smog hazards.
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Mental illness is a real and potent foe which is not only rearing its head in present times, but has been presenting dangerous or at least uncomfortable life situations to millions around the world.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Mental illness is a real and potent foe which is not only rearing its head in present times, but has been presenting dangerous or at least uncomfortable life situations to millions around the world.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Random Forays: Mental health should be a focus area

By Vivek Atray | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2020 10:32 PM IST
Considering the fact that about 7.50% of India’s population is estimated to be suffering from mental health disorders, as per WHO numbers, a lot more needs to be done than what’s happening now
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The findings appear in the journal Scientific Reports.(Unsplash)
The findings appear in the journal Scientific Reports.(Unsplash)

Study reveals exercise, nutrition regimen benefits physical, cognitive health

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 12:09 AM IST
“The exercise intervention alone improved strength and endurance, mobility and stability, and participants also saw increases in several measures of cognitive function. They had better episodic memory and processed information more efficiently at the end of the 12 weeks.”
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