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World Asthma Day 2022

World Asthma Day 2022: Date, history, significance and theme this year

May 03, 2022, 04:08 PM IST

World Asthma Day 2022: As per the 2021 report of World Health Organization (WHO), nearly 15 to 20 million people in India suffer from asthma, which includes patients from every age group.

Say NO to HIV with these safe sex practices

Say NO to HIV with these safe sex practices

Apr 28, 2022, 02:33 PM IST

As many as 85,000 of HIV have been reported in India during the first phase of the COVID-19 lockdown due to unprotected sexual activity. Therefore, it is important to understand the importance of having sex in a safe manner so that you don't catch HIV or any other sexually transmitted disease or STDs.

85,000 Indians contracted HIV due to unprotected sexual activity in COVID lockdown, Maharashtra tops

85,000 Indians contracted HIV due to unprotected sexual activity in COVID lockdown, Maharashtra tops

Apr 28, 2022, 11:32 AM IST

The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) informed that 85,268 HIV cases were reported due to unprotected sexual activity across the country during the period of the first COVID lockdown in 2020-21.

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With rising COVID cases again, parents should add THESE in kid's meals to rebuild their immunity

Apr 28, 2022, 11:17 AM IST

Parents should focus on protecting children by providing healthy nutrition to strengthen immunity and optimize physical, cognitive, and social development. Feeding a child, a nutritious, balanced diet, which is beneficial for their holistic development and growth is easier said than done.  

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Falling sick frequently? Follow THESE 5 tips for better health

Apr 27, 2022, 10:29 PM IST

A bad lifestyle is one of the major causes of falling ill frequently. People also tend to ignore the importance of good hygiene and workout in leading a fulfilling and healthy life.

Follow these long covid diet and lifestyle to regain a healthily life

What is long COVID? Know diet and lifestyle changes that can help

Apr 27, 2022, 12:22 PM IST

Covid 19 has made unforeseeable changes to everyone’s lifestyle. People sometimes have to deal with its symptom for more than 12 weeks, and this is known as long covid. One can only get relief from long covid by following a healthy lifestyle and diet pattern.

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Avoid THESE measures if you suffer from kitchen burns

Apr 26, 2022, 11:50 PM IST

Kitchen burns are quite common but one should not rub ice on it or apply toothpaste as this can cause skin irritation. Know what else to avoid after suffering kitchen burns.

Avoid these food items to have a safe travelling

Health Tips: 10 food items to avoid while travelling

May 02, 2022, 09:27 PM IST

While traveling, it is advised to eat light. Any food item that can be prepared easily and is easy on the stomach should be preferred during journey.


One dies from mystery strain of severe hepatitis among children, claims WHO

Apr 25, 2022, 04:13 PM IST

Health authorities have been investigating the mystery illness, which has affected young people ranging from one month to 16 years old since a cluster of cases have been identified in Scotland between January and mid-April.

Eat porridge in morning breakfast to build muscle

Aiming to build muscle? Eat porridge in morning breakfast

Apr 25, 2022, 01:25 PM IST

Porridge can work wonders in helping you gain some muscle as oats are the healthiest grains on earth. Studies in the past have suggested that oats can help with weight loss and also reducing the risk of heart disease.

5 Benefits of having super healthy oats and oatmeals

Read 5 benefits of having oats and oatmeal as a snack

Apr 25, 2022, 01:19 PM IST

Oats are a very light and healthy snack that people prefer in their breakfast or evening meal snacks. It is rich in fatty acids, fiber, vitamins, and proteins that make a person healthy. It has many health benefits which help the person to stay fit and fine for a long period of time.

World Malaria Day 2022: Everything you should know about the mosquito-borne disease

World Malaria Day 2022: Everything you should know about the mosquito-borne disease

Apr 25, 2022, 10:27 AM IST

In order to raise awareness about this life-threatening disease, citizens all across the world celebrate World Malaria Day on April 25 every year. Just in case you're unversed in the same, here's everything you need to know!

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Facing gastric problems constantly? Chances are you might be suffering from major heart ailments

Apr 25, 2022, 11:49 AM IST

Sometimes, gastric problems can cause chest pain which can be solved with certain home remedies and medication. However, if the problem is consistent and the pain keeps growing, there is a possibility of coronary artery disease.

Avoid covid 19 in your kids with these common symptoms

Protect your kids from COVID-19 severity, if they have these common symptoms

Apr 27, 2022, 12:02 PM IST

Covid cases are on the verge again. The virus is spreading in every corner of the world. One should take care of their kids especially as they are not completely vaccinated and are more prone to this deadly virus. This is why it is important to know the COVID-19 symptoms in kids to avoid its severity.

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Stress, anxiety and chronic backache, most prevalent health concerns among working mothers

Apr 21, 2022, 06:42 PM IST

The chronic neglect of self-care and health ends up worsening the matters for working mothers. Let us take a look at some of the most prevalent health conditions affecting working moms.

5 home remedies for the prevention of cold & cough

5 home remedies to get relief from cold & cough as COVID cases rise

Apr 22, 2022, 06:43 PM IST

If you are suffering from cold and facing problems in working and focusing on things then you should follow these five home remedies to get relief.

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Citrus: The key to a happy heart, healthy skin, and well-being

Apr 21, 2022, 03:51 PM IST

Citrus fruits are said to be highly beneficial for the skin. Since your skin is your body's protective layer, if your skin remains healthy, your overall body remains healthy. 

Harmful snacks combination with tea

Pakodas to Lemon, 5 foods that can be a harmful combination with your tea

Apr 25, 2022, 10:07 AM IST

If you are a tea lover like most Indians and love to grab a bite with your hot beverage, then you should be aware of these food items that can be dangerous for your health if you have them with your tea.


Diabetic patients should avoid THESE 5 food items for correct blood sugar level

Apr 20, 2022, 09:51 PM IST

Patients with diabetes should avoid any vegetables in which the carbohydrate is more, like peas and corn. Moreover, junk food should be avoided at all costs as this leads to increased blood sugar levels.

8 symptoms of anemia and its precautions

Anemia: 8 symptoms that indicate this blood disorder and its precautions

Apr 22, 2022, 10:33 AM IST

Anemia is a blood-related disorder that is caused due to the reduced haemoglobin level in the blood. It results in many health problems which can be dangerous for a person in the long run. Here is the list of symptoms and precautions which will signal you that you are on the verge of being anemic.