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Dengue spreads at alarming rate during Monsoon. Ways to keep mosquito-borne disease at bay

Jul 05, 2022, 07:26 PM IST

Dengue is caused by mosquito bites and during the monsoon season, one can fall prey to it easily. Here are some ways to keep dengue at bay.

Mental health issue is sign of weakness- Myth or fact?

Mental health condition is a sign of weakness- Myth or Fact? Expert explains

Jul 05, 2022, 03:13 PM IST

Depression is one of the common mental health conditions resulting from a complex interaction of social, psychological, and biological factors. Young adults may also experience depression or anxiety for no reason that can be easily identified.

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Hydration, exercise to monitoring blood sugar: Effective ways to manage diabetes during summers

Jul 05, 2022, 11:51 AM IST

The summer heat leads to excessive sweating and loss of water from the body, which can cause dehydration. This is a problem for diabetics as dehydration can cause a surge in blood sugar levels.

Shruti Haasan

Shruti Haasan opens up about battling PCOS & endometriosis; shares health tips that help her

Jun 30, 2022, 03:37 PM IST

Shruti Haasan said she has not let PCOS and endometriosis affect her in any way. The actress shares how she is coping up with the disorder.

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Blood test that can detect breast cancer available in India now, know the cost

Jun 22, 2022, 10:45 PM IST

A blood test that can detect early stages of breast cancer in patients with 99 per cent accuracy will cost Rs 6000 in India. Those who test positive can proceed with screening and treatment.

Planning to lose weight? Know the slimming and health benefits of lemon water

Planning to lose weight? Know the slimming and health benefits of lemon water

Jun 22, 2022, 12:00 PM IST

Lemon water exceeded its favouring human rate by also helping one in losing weight if one opts for proper intake of lemon water. Just in case you are planning on going on a weight loss spree, read here about the benefits of this drink in aiding the process.

Padmasana to Kapalabhati, 5 yoga asanas that are best for

Padmasana to Kapalabhati, 5 yoga asanas that are best for kids

Jun 22, 2022, 07:45 AM IST

Wondering which yoga asanas are beneficial for those tiny tots? Here are five best yoga asanas which are easy for kids to build a love for yoga!

Yoga Day 2022: Know the hidden powers of Yoga

Yoga Day 2022: Harmonizing the mind-body connection, know the hidden powers of Yoga

Jun 21, 2022, 01:21 PM IST

By harmonizing the mind-body connection, yoga is the most beneficial approach for connecting to nature. It is a sort of exercise that requires control over diet, breathing, and physical postures and is conducted with a balanced body.

International Yoga Day 2022: 5 Yoga poses to relieve stress and rejuvenate mind

International Yoga Day 2022: 5 Yoga poses to relieve stress and rejuvenate mind

Jun 21, 2022, 10:09 AM IST

Yoga is beneficial to both mental and physical wellness. When inner peace is nowhere to be found, it's time to tune into the body. So, set aside just a few minutes each day to practice any of these poses, as the key to maintaining that zen and unlocking yoga's benefits by making a habit out of that practice.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Yoga Day 2022 UPDATES: PM Modi greets gathering at Mysuru Palace as mass celebrations conclude

Jun 21, 2022, 07:25 PM IST

Yoga Day 2022: Yoga plays a very important role in the physical and mental growth of the body. Along with 15,000 fitness enthusiasts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading a mass Yoga event at Mysuru, Karnataka. Catch all the HIGHLIGHTS of the celebrations here.

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Yoga Day 2022: Kapalbhati to Anulom Vilom, 5 pranayamas that will change your life miraculously

Jun 20, 2022, 09:34 PM IST

Yoga Day 2022: Regular practice of Pranayam techniques such as Anulom Vilom, Kapalbhati and others will help you experience a healthier life free from diseases.

Should yoga be done on empty stomach?

Yoga Day 2022: Should yoga be done on empty stomach? Fitness expert reveals

Jun 21, 2022, 11:38 AM IST

Yoga Day 2022: Despite the widespread Yoga practices across the world, there is still one question that is most prevalent and asked mostly by people which is whether one should practice yoga empty stomach or not? Fitness expert Meenakshi Mohanty gives an insight into the same.

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Yoga Day 2022: Origin, development of Indian ancient practice and international recognition

Jun 21, 2022, 10:31 AM IST

Yoga Day was internationally given recognition by the United Nations General Assembly and the proposal of recognizing it specifically on 21st June was given by our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

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Yoga Day 2022: Wishes, Quotes, SMS, HD Images, Facebook Status, Wallpapers and WhatsApp messages

Jun 20, 2022, 11:49 PM IST

On this Yoga Day 2022, let's motivate and encourage our loved ones with wishes and messages that will inspire them to adopt yoga. Share these HD wallpapers, and Facebook and Whatsapp greetings with them.

Yoga Day 2022: 5 types of yoga

Yoga Day 2022: Aerial to couple, 5 popular yoga types practiced around the world

Lifestyle | Jun 19, 2022, 08:59 PM IST

Yoga Day 2022: There are several interesting techniques that you can incorporate into your yoga practice session. Here's a list of five popular ones from around the world.

Kidney Cancer: Know symptoms, causes and treatment

Kidney Cancer: Know symptoms, causes and treatment of renal cancer | World Kidney Cancer Day 2022

Jun 16, 2022, 04:36 PM IST

Though people above 60 years old are more at risk of kidney cancer, with men being the most prevalent, such tumors have been seen in younger people (50 years old) in India, with an estimated incidence of 2-3 per 100,000 men and 1 per 100,000 females.

5G, R&D, supply chain, tech news

5G to make India a global hub for supply chain and R&D- Know more

Technology | Jun 15, 2022, 05:20 PM IST

5G networks provided by private providers will be all about the deployment of high speed, enhanced data capacity, and ultra-low latency applications inside a closed manufacturing unit, airport, hospital, shipping port, etc.  

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Explained: WHO to change name of monkeypox virus; here's why

Jun 15, 2022, 04:05 PM IST

The WHO aims to consult experts in orthopoxviruses on more appropriate names for the monkeypox virus. Earlier during coronavirus pandemic, people around the world referred to the Covid virus as China or Wuhan virus, and again the emergence of a Covid strain in South Africa led to travel bans, prompting the WHO to quickly rename SARS-CoV-2.

World Blood Donor Day 2022

World Blood Donor Day 2022: Why do you need Blood Transfusion? Know risks and complications

Jun 14, 2022, 06:28 AM IST

Blood is donated by non-paid healthy volunteers. Prior to giving blood donors are asked about their health history and social activities to determine their eligibility. People who are sick, who are taking certain medications, who have chronic diseases (like hepatitis or AIDS), or who are at high risk for developing certain diseases are excluded. The only blood that is determined to be safe is used.

World Blood Donor Day 2022

World Blood Donor Day 2022: Who can donate blood? Know common myths around blood donation

Jun 13, 2022, 04:35 PM IST

World Blood Donor Day 2022: Within an estimated 48hrs of donating an individual’s blood, the blood volume returns to normal within 4-8 weeks and the body replaces all of the lost red blood cells. Know about more common myths around blood donation.