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Newborn Glaucoma

Newborn Glaucoma: Doctor shares tips to detect and defend the silent threat

Apr 19, 2024, 06:41 PM IST

Understanding the specific type of Glaucoma is essential for tailoring an effective treatment plan, as the underlying causes and associated factors may vary widely.

World Liver Day 2024

World Liver Day 2024: Expert shares myths and facts related to liver cirrhosis

Apr 19, 2024, 05:30 PM IST

This article aims to bust myths surrounding liver cirrhosis. It is time to clear all your doubts regarding this condition and improve the quality of life. Stay vigilant when it comes to your liver health.

World Liver Day 2024

World Liver Day 2024: What is iron overload? Know its effects on children's liver health

Apr 19, 2024, 06:42 PM IST

By prioritising accessible healthcare, raising awareness, and promoting preventative measures, India can safeguard the health of its children and ensure a brighter future for generations to come.

Bird Flu

Bird flu outbreak in Kerala's Alappuzha: Causes, symptoms and prevention tips of H5N1 flu

Apr 19, 2024, 01:22 PM IST

Due to the sudden outbreak of bird flu in Kerala's Alappuzha, we should be aware of the signs and symptoms. The signs and symptoms of H5N1 include fever, chills, headache, sore throat, runny nose, persistent cough, body aches, fatigue, muscle aches, vomiting and dehydration.

World Liver Day 2024

World Liver Day 2024: Here's why liver disease happens, know tips for prevention

Apr 19, 2024, 06:42 PM IST

The world is observing World Liver Day 2024 today. Thus, here in the below-mentioned article, we have shared expert inputs wherein it has been elaborated on why liver disease happens and how to prevent it from happening.


Lungs of young adults more susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 virus: Research

Apr 19, 2024, 06:41 AM IST

A recent study suggests that young adults may have more vulnerable lungs to SARS-CoV-2. Age-related susceptibility to respiratory viruses may not only stem from viral replication dynamics.

World Liver Day 2024

World Liver Day 2024: Expert explains the link between fatty liver and cancer risk

Apr 18, 2024, 08:00 PM IST

Most individuals with fatty liver disease may remain unaware of their condition until complications arise. Thus, health education plays a crucial role in identifying at-risk individuals and implementing preventive measures.

breast cancer cases in India

What factors are responsible for increasing cases of breast cancer in India? Know here

Apr 18, 2024, 05:33 PM IST

Despite all these precautions breast cancer can still occur in a person. Breast self-examination, and mammography after 50 years of age can detect these cancers at an early stage.

World Liver Day 2024

World Liver Day 2024: Know why excess oil and sugar in foods equally bad as alcohol for liver

Apr 18, 2024, 03:06 PM IST

World Liver Day is observed on April 19 every year to highlight the importance of a healthy liver for the normal functioning of the body. The theme this year is "Be vigilant, get regular liver check-ups, and prevent fatty liver diseases".

World Liver Day 2024

World Liver Day 2024: Expert shares 10 simple tips to keep your liver healthy | Exclusive

Apr 18, 2024, 01:23 PM IST

World Liver Day 2024 will serve as a reminder for individuals to take care of their liver through a healthy diet, regular exercise, and avoiding harmful substances such as alcohol and tobacco.

smoking and kidney health

How can smoking affect your kidneys and what can you do about it? Expert explains

Apr 18, 2024, 11:28 AM IST

Individuals must understand the severe impact smoking can have on their kidney health and make efforts to quit smoking or avoid picking up the habit altogether.

daytime sleeping risk of dementia

Sleeping during daytime may increase risk of dementia: Report

Apr 17, 2024, 06:32 PM IST

Further research is needed to fully understand the relationship between daytime sleep and dementia, but it is clear that limiting daytime napping and promoting regular nighttime sleep can have significant benefits for brain health.

World Hemophilia Day 2024

World Hemophilia Day 2024: What happens to a hemophiliac after an injury? Expert explains

Apr 17, 2024, 03:17 PM IST

Raising awareness about hemophilia is crucial. As we mark World Hemophilia Day, let's strive to understand the challenges faced by those living with the condition and support advances in treatment and care.

testicular cancer awareness month 2024

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month 2024: Risk factors men should know

Apr 17, 2024, 01:39 PM IST

Various studies have shown that 60-88% of the male population had not heard of testicular cancer and most reported that they were not “ever taught about testicular self-examination,” and around 60% felt that a lump could be as benign as a carbuncle (boil).

heart failure signs

Fatigue to Breathlessness: 5 signs to recognise the early signs of heart failure

Apr 17, 2024, 11:52 AM IST

The prevalence of heart failure in India is around 10 million. Therefore, it becomes important to address how to recognise the causes and early signs of this condition to address them at the earliest.

World Hemophilia Day 2024

World Haemophilia Day 2024: Know how genetic testing helps diagnose the rare bleeding disorder

Apr 16, 2024, 08:00 PM IST

Genetic testing and genetic counselling can play a pivotal role in diagnosis and management. Understanding the genetic basis and inheritance patterns helps to predict recurrence risk and plan a healthy baby.

Chagas Disease

Chagas Disease: Know causes, symptoms and all about infection caused by 'Kissing Bugs'

Apr 16, 2024, 04:30 PM IST

Chagas disease occurs due to the bite of a Chagas triatomine insect. Often this insect bites a person's face, hence it is also called Kissing Bug. Know its symptoms and methods of prevention?

Reproductive Health

Reproductive Health Post 30s, 40s: Essential tips to take control of your fertility

Apr 16, 2024, 02:30 PM IST

This is how women should take care of their reproductive health post-30s and 40s. Follow the tips given in the article below and you will surely be able to manage your fertility problems.

World Hemophilia Day 2024

World Hemophilia Day 2024: Know causes, symptoms and treatment for inherited bleeding disorder

Apr 16, 2024, 05:04 PM IST

The severity of hemophilia that a person has is determined by the number of factors in the blood. The lower the amount of the factor, the more likely it is that bleeding will occur which can lead to serious health problems.

Yoghurt and Diabetes

Regular consumption of plain yoghurt may help reduce diabetes risk: Doctors

Apr 15, 2024, 03:48 PM IST

Yoghurt is a product of high nutritional value and a rich source of nutrients like proteins, vitamins, and minerals as well as beneficial microbes. Further, eating yoghurt helps change the microbiota and ecosystem of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT).