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COVID-19: Vaccination drive 'Ummeed' announced for low-income neighborhoods in and around Mumbai

COVID-19: Vaccination drive 'Ummeed' announced for low-income neighborhoods in and around Mumbai

Jul 29, 2021, 09:04 PM IST

Jaslok Hospital & Research Center (Jaslok Hospital) in partnership with Citi India today announced a vaccination drive, Ummeed, for low-income individuals, eligible for their first or second dosage of Covishield.

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) in Men: Symptoms, Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) in Men: Symptoms, Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Jul 28, 2021, 01:40 PM IST

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) is one of the most common infections in women, however, it is rare in men. Know symptoms, causes, prevention, treatment and everything you need to know about UTIs in men.

How mental health can impact people’s life and success?

'Stop Thinking and Start Doing': How mental health can impact people’s life and success?

Jul 08, 2021, 02:55 PM IST

The idea of success, being purposeful, achieving goals and staying motivated may look quite grim and elusive. But the fact really is that for us to spring-back and come out of this situation it is imperative that we adjust our lens and focus-back on our dreams and aspirations and start all over again with new enthusiasm. 

Lambda variant

Lambda variant: All you need to know about new strain of COVID-19 detected in UK

Jul 07, 2021, 07:53 AM IST

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently announced the Lambda variant  as a 'variant of concern', meaning it was something to watch out for. On June 14, the WHO designated this variant, previously known as C.37, as the seventh and newest one.

Self Love! Effective ways to work on learning the art of loving yourself

Self Love! Effective ways to work on learning the art of loving yourself

Jul 03, 2021, 02:52 PM IST

Self-love, is the connection, the love that we feel for ourselves which comes as we learn to accept and appreciate who we are and allow ourselves to build a connection with the self. Know some of the ways you can work on learning the art of loving yourself!

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Doctors Day: Violence against medical professionals, our healthcare system & possible solution

Jul 01, 2021, 06:49 PM IST

The role of a doctor in our day-to-day lives has only grown in significance, especially now that people are turning to doctors and other frontline healthcare professionals for safety during COVID outbreaks.

On National Doctors' Day 2021, perspective of a doctor treating COVID-19 patients

On National Doctors' Day 2021, perspective of a doctor treating COVID-19 patients

Jul 01, 2021, 02:18 PM IST

National Doctors' Day 2021: In the fight against COVID, the brave medical army stands strong with thermometers, stethoscopes, and ventilators as their weapons. Not to forget, medical researchers are working day in and night out against all odds, hoping to find the antidote to the disease. The sacrifice that they are making for the safety and welfare of humanity is priceless and deserves lifelong gratitude on our end.

National Doctors' Day 2021: Quotes that salute the

National Doctors' Day 2021: Quotes that salute the real heroes (IN PICS)

Fashion & Lifestyle | Jul 01, 2021, 01:22 PM IST

Being a doctor in today's day and age is an act of unabated selflessness. The Hippocratic oath has become a charter of destiny and a beckoning like no other: Doctors today are required to risk their very lives to save lives each day. On National Doctors' Day 2021, here are few quotes that honour the real heroes.

10 workouts at home that help keep your body fit

10 workouts at home that help keep your body fit

Jul 01, 2021, 11:10 AM IST

If you find yourself unable to exercise, try these easy yet powerful to perform workouts that one can do anywhere and at any time of the day. Using basic and minimal equipment, the below movements can help improve strength, endurance and reduce any form of anxiety and stress.   

National Doctors Day 2021: Role of IVF specialists and Embryologists in a couple’s journey to parent

National Doctors Day 2021: Role of IVF specialists & embryologists in couple’s journey to parenthood

Jul 01, 2021, 09:32 AM IST

To appreciate the contributions and sacrifices made by healthcare and medical professionals, 1st July of every year is observed as National Doctors' Day. While the issue of infertility is quite widespread in the country, infertility treatments are still at a nascent stage. Gynaecologists, fertility specialists and embryologists play an important role in a couple’s journey to parenthood.

PCOD

What is PCOD? Know it’s symptoms, causes & treatment

Jun 30, 2021, 10:22 PM IST

Polycystic Ovary Disorder also known as PCOD is a commonly found condition in women between the age of 12-45 years. It is a hormonal disorder caused by the imbalance of hormones secreted by the ovaries. Know it’s symptoms, causes & treatment.

CoronaVac

China's CoronaVac found safe, effective in kids, adolescents: Lancet

Jun 29, 2021, 03:38 PM IST

Two doses of CoronaVac, a Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by Chinese firm Sinovac, are safe and produce a strong antibody response among children and adolescents aged 3-17 years, according to a results of phase 1/2 clinical trial published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. 

Pfizer, Moderna, COVID19

COVID19: Pfizer and Moderna shots generates lasting immunity, finds study

Jun 29, 2021, 03:21 PM IST

As per latest study, Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, the first two jabs authorised for emergency use against Covid-19 by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), produce immune responses that are both strong and potentially long-lasting.

Delta Plus

Delta Plus Covid Variant: How to prevent infection, transmission & more

Jun 28, 2021, 10:22 PM IST

Delta Plus has already been declared a variant of concern by the government. Reportedly, the new COVID variant has three characteristic features, which makes it more dangerous and concerning than the previous variants. Take a look

What and Why Antibody testing should be done post Covid 19 vaccination?

What and Why Antibody testing should be done post Covid 19 vaccination? - Explained

Jun 25, 2021, 02:52 PM IST

It might be tempting to undergo an antibody test days after getting a Covid-19 vaccine. People want to have travel plans and long-delayed reunions with loved ones. Some are curious to explore the tests as a way of checking whether their vaccines are working. But it is not a necessity.

Side Effects of Jamun: These people should not consume Java Plum. Know why

Side Effects of Jamun: These people should not consume Java Plum. Know why

Jun 23, 2021, 12:13 PM IST

The fruit, Indian Blackberry or Jamun, starts coming in abundance in the summer season. Also called Java Plum, it is rich in medicinal properties and prevents many diseases. While on the one hand, they are good for health, at times they can prove to be harmful. 

Delta Plus

Delta Plus: Know everything about new COVID-19 variant in India

Jun 23, 2021, 10:02 PM IST

As for how widespread is Delta plus is, enough samples have not been genome-sequenced to know. Only about 200 sequences were detected across the globe and just around 30 in India. Initial data suggests that the Delta plus variant shows signs of resistance against the monoclonal antibody cocktail treatment. Know everything about new COVID-19 variant in India

india celebrates international yoga day 2021 pics

International Yoga Day 2021: How the world is celebrating 7th Yoga Day | In Pics

Fashion & Lifestyle | Jun 21, 2021, 09:13 AM IST

June 21 is celebrated as International Yoga Day every year. It is the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere and has been dedicated to spreading awareness about India's age-old practice of yoga. The United Nations declared this day as Yoga Day after Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, proposed it in the assembly. All the countries joined this campaign. Check out pictures of how the world is celebrating the day.

International Yoga Day 2021: Yogasanas that should be performed by children for better physical, men

International Yoga Day 2021: Yogasanas for children for better physical, mental health

Jun 21, 2021, 12:20 PM IST

International Yoga Day 2021: Yoga not only includes just asanas but also different Pranayamas (breathing techniques) and meditation that teaches kids patience and helps them overcome mental stress. Here are some Yoga Asanas and Pranayamas that help better physical and mental health in children.

International Yoga Day 2021: Yogasanas that individuals can perform across all ages

International Yoga Day 2021: Yogasanas that individuals can perform across all ages

Jun 21, 2021, 12:20 PM IST

International Yoga Day 2021: Barring those who have had recent surgery or complain of extreme joint pain in addition to cardiovascular/ pulmonary conditions, yoga can be done by anyone! During these difficult times, families have gotten closer and what better way to spend quality time together while taking care of the whole family together?

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