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Vitamin D

What is ideal Vitamin D intake for maintaining optimal health in our daily lives? Know here

Sep 05, 2023, 03:00 PM IST

The ideal daily intake of Vitamin D for optimal health varies based on factors like age, sex, lifestyle, and health conditions. Vitamin D is crucial for calcium absorption, bone health, and the immune system, and it may reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

Hyderabad chokes with mystery respiratory virus

Hyderabad chokes with mystery respiratory virus| Know symptoms, prevention

Sep 02, 2023, 02:35 PM IST

The virus has been not identified yet.

brain tumour

Gene therapy for brain tumour shows promising results in human trials, finds study

Sep 01, 2023, 01:42 PM IST

As per a study by scientists, therapy combining cell-killing and immune-stimulating drugs are safe and effective for brain tumour.


Poor sleep, stress may lead to irregular heart rhythms after menopause: Study

Aug 31, 2023, 06:09 PM IST

Researchers noted that stressful life events, poor sleep and feelings, such as depression, anxiety or feeling overwhelmed by one’s circumstances, are often interrelated.

kids sleeping

More sleep could reduce impulsive behaviour in children, finds study

Aug 31, 2023, 04:15 PM IST

A team of researchers stated that getting enough sleep can help children combat the effects of stressful environments.

Budget friendly replacements for avocados

Banana to Sweet Potatoes: 10 budget-friendly nutritious options that can be used as alternatives to avocados

Sep 05, 2023, 02:20 PM IST

Ten affordable and healthy alternatives to avocados. These options can replace avocados in cooking, catering to preferences, dietary requirements, and ingredient availability.

Mental health

10 everyday kitchen essentials that could be detrimental to your heart health

Oct 21, 2023, 12:30 PM IST

Common kitchen items can affect heart health. Ingredients with trans fats, like partially hydrogenated oils in processed foods, can raise bad cholesterol. Opt for lean protein sources like poultry, fish, legumes, and tofu. Limit red and processed meats, which can increase the risk of heart disease.

cancer jab in England

World's first seven-minute cancer treatment jab to be rolled out in England: Know all details

Aug 31, 2023, 12:47 PM IST

NHS England said it expected the majority of around 3,600 patients starting the treatment of atezolizumab every year in England to switch to the time-saving injection.


What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Know symptoms, causes and treatments

Aug 31, 2023, 12:23 PM IST

PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can be debilitating if not treated properly. It is important to recognize the signs of PTSD so you can get treatment if needed.

childhood allergies

Common childhood allergies lie in our gut, finds study

Aug 31, 2023, 11:29 AM IST

The bacterial signature is a hallmark of dysbiosis, or an imbalanced gut microbiota, that likely resulted in a compromised intestinal lining and an elevated inflammatory response within the gut.

genetic predisposition

Genetic predisposition may influence anxiety to bipolar disorder, finds study

Aug 30, 2023, 05:13 PM IST

The results of the research can pave the way for offering high-risk people preventative measures and early treatment in the future, said Professor Anders Borglum from the Department of Biomedicine at Aarhus University.

Basil seeds

Discover 7 obscure health advantages of Basil seeds (Sabja Seeds)

Oct 21, 2023, 04:00 AM IST

Basil seeds are known for their cooling nature. Often used in beverages during hot weather, they might help regulate body temperature. Explore the lesser-known yet valuable health benefits associated with basil seeds, these small seeds offer a range of advantages that might not be widely recognised.

heart disease

Women suffer worse heart disease outcomes than men, finds study

Aug 30, 2023, 02:15 PM IST

Women suffer worse outcomes when diagnosed with and treated for cardiac issues, the number one killer in the world.

maintaining body weight

Maintaining body weight can lead to exceptional longevity in elderly women: Study

Aug 30, 2023, 02:04 PM IST

Women who lost at least 5 per cent of weight were less likely to achieve longevity compared to those who achieved stable weight.


Herbal Support to Mindfulness: 5 natural ways Naturopathy helps to heal mental and emotional health

Aug 29, 2023, 06:32 PM IST

By addressing the foundational causes of mental health diseases and nurturing the body's innate healing capacities, naturopathy provides a comprehensive and inclusive approach to effectively managing and mitigating mental illnesses.

8-cm live parasitic roundworm

8-cm live parasitic roundworm removed from woman's brain in World's 1st discovery

Aug 29, 2023, 05:57 PM IST

The Ophidascaris robertsi roundworm was pulled from the patient after brain surgery - still alive and wriggling. It is suspected larvae, or juveniles, were also present in other organs in the woman’s body, including the lungs and liver.

World's first drug to target 'sticky' cholesterol'

World's first oral drug to target deadly and untreatable 'sticky' cholesterol

Aug 29, 2023, 02:01 PM IST

High levels of Lipoprotein(a), is similar to LDL cholesterol, sometimes called ‘bad cholesterol’, but is more sticky, increasing the risk of blockages and blood clots in arteries.

eat kale, broccoli

Eating kale, cauliflower, broccoli can help ease lung infection, finds study

Aug 28, 2023, 04:57 PM IST

The lung barrier between the body and the air outside is only made up of two layers, one of the endothelial cells and one of the epithelial cells because it needs to allow oxygen to enter.

Lung Cancer

What are the types of lung cancer? Know symptoms, causes and treatments from expert

Aug 28, 2023, 01:29 PM IST

The treatment of lung cancer depends on the exact subtype of the cancer, the stage of the disease, the age and general fitness levels of the patient and importantly the choice of the patient.