Health

  • Gudi Padwa 2017: Health Benefits Of Neem And Jaggery
    Gudi Padwa or Ugadi marks the beginning of spring and is considered a very auspicious time. It also marks the Hindu New year. A mixture of neem and jaggery are eaten this day, which are very healthy by their inherent nature. Let's read some of its health benefits.
  • Drug Resistant TB - What Should You Know
    Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide and India has the maximum number of cases of this deadly but curable and treatable disease. The World Health Organizations Global Tuberculosis Report in 2016 estimates that there are 79,000 cases of MDR-TB or Multi-Drug Resistance Tuberculosis. This is becoming a serious problem and a big public health issue.
  • Is Tuberculosis A Dangerous Disease?
    World TB Day is designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries. It commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that he had discovered the cause of tuberculosis, the TB bacillus.
  • Non Dairy Butters For Your Health and Skin
    Usually when we are talking about butters, the dairy butter comes to our mind, however there are buttery fats which are extracted out of seeds or fruits, which are high in fat and they are very useful for the skin and can also be used for the nutritional purpose.
  • Increasing Breathlessness Leaves Woman Searching For Answers
    He agreed that something was seriously wrong with her breathing and sent her down the hall for another round of lung function tests, which were normal. He then placed his stethoscope on Hull's throat, not over her lungs. When she breathed, she recalled, he "recoiled, with a scared look on his face."
  • All About Blood Donation
    There is tremendous demand for blood in hospitals. Many patients die because they are not able to cope with the loss of blood. Blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person - the gift of life. Let's read all about blood donation.
  • Should You Exercise With Arthritis?
    Exercise reduces joint pain and stiffness and increases flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance. It also helps with weight reduction and contributes to an improved sense of well-being. Exercise is one part of a comprehensive arthritis treatment plan. Treatment plans may also include rest/relaxation, proper diet and medication.
  • They Opened Him Up And Found 1.5 Litres Of Infected Pus
    When Kevin Breen first complained about feeling achy and tired, his wife couldn't help but wonder whether he was trying to wiggle out of a busy day of family responsibilities.
  • Top Ten First Aid Tips
    First aid is the life saving, critical help given to an injured or a sick person before medical aid arrives. This timely assistance, comprising of simple medical techniques, is most critical to the victims and is, often, life saving. Any layperson can be trained to administer first aid, which can be carried out using minimal equipments.
  • Get Ready To Enjoy A Safe And Colourful Holi
    People smear each other's faces with coloured powder known as 'Gulal' on Holi. Playing with colours on Holi is fun but can turn out to be harmful if care is not taken. It is recommended that natural colours and herbal dyes should be used. To make Holi truly colourful, read the following tips.
  • 'VIP' Counter At AIIMS Closed After Outrage
    The All India Institute of Medical Sciences or AIIMS has closed a counter set up exclusively to facilitate treatment for "VIPs" and the patients recommended by the Union Health Minister's office. The move comes after Union Health Minister JP Nadda expressed displeasure over the initiative taken by the AIIMS administration, hospital sources said.
  • Unhealthy Eating Linked To 400,000 US Deaths Per Year: Study
    Unhealthy eating habits can be blamed for more than 400,000 US deaths a year due to heart disease and related illnesses, researchers said Thursday.
  • World Kidney Day 2017 - All About Kidney Disease
    World Kidney Day is a global awareness campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. Dr Dinesh Khullar tell us all about kidney disease.
  • International Women's Day: Start with your health, #BeBoldForChange
    International Womens Day celebrates the essence and achievements of women all over the world. One of the most important rights that women have all over the world is the right to good health.
  • Celebrating Women This International Women's Day
    International Womens Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

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