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This new low-calorie sweetener could also improve gut health

From the wide variety of sodas, candies and baked goods that are sold worldwide, it's obvious that people love their sweet treats. But consuming too much white table sugar or artificial sweetener can lead to health issues. In the search for a better sweetener, researchers in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry now report a low-calorie mixture that is as sweet as table sugar and, in lab experiments, feeds good gut microbes, the article was posted in Science Daily. Artificial s

6 Aug 2022 6:25 pm
Nutritionist Karishma Shah brings revolution in health & wellness industry with her wellness podcast Voice It

After a successful season one of the podcasts Voice it with Karishma Shah, well-known Integrative Nutritionist & Holistic Wellness Coach Karishma Shah is back with the second Season. The Second Season has some extremely new flavors and themes that would communicate a great message to the listeners. The Second Season is unique because Karishma welcomed young entrepreneurs and coaches from around the world who have sustainable, ethical, eco-friendly brand concepts and are making a difference in we

6 Aug 2022 3:39 pm
How does the intestine repair damage tissue?

Investigators at Cedars-Sinai and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified a component in the intestine that plays a critical role in repairing damaged tissue. The findings of the same were published in the peer-reviewed journal Cell Stem Cell. Scientists found that endothelial cells in the lymphatic vessels produce molecules that are essential for the maintenance and regulation of stem cells and tissues in the intestine. These lymphatic endothelial cells reside near sp

5 Aug 2022 5:17 pm
Moderate physical activity benefits the brain, study

Even moderate physical activity has a positive effect on the brain. DZNE researchers led by Dr Ahmad Aziz deduce this from examinations of 2,550 participants of the Bonn Rhineland Study. According to their findings, certain areas of the brain are larger in physically active individuals than in those who are less active. In particular, brain regions that have a relatively high oxygen demand benefit from this effect. The research results are published in Neurology , the medical journal of the Ame

4 Aug 2022 5:27 pm
Having too much coffee is very dangerous for your health, Know why

There are various benefits of having coffee. It helps you to keep energetic, helps you to work constantly and it also has some health benefits. But due now having too much coffee can affect your health very badly. Anxiety. It might be shocking for you but coffee triggers anxiety. A constant feeling of worry, agitation, or feeling tense, can be classified as anxiety. However, feeling nervous about certain things is perfectly normal and you needn't be worried even one bit but these days anxiet

4 Aug 2022 5:01 pm
Heal with Tea: Types of Teas and their Health Benefits

People from all over the world drink tea, whatever type that may be! Studies have shown that a variety of teas contribute to boosting immunity, fighting off inflammation, and might also help with cancer, diabetes, weight loss, and bring mental alertness. Although you must keep in mind the quantity, and the way of preparing teas, as the additional sweetness will not do any good, however, let us get your water boiling with different types of teas and their benefits. Health benefits of Teas: Green

4 Aug 2022 4:40 pm
Leading Herbs that will give you youthful looking skin

HealthCare: The human body is very fascinating and beautiful. We all naturally possess a variety of bodily functions and defence mechanisms that maintain the body secure and healthy. Our skin tone is uniform. Therefore, utilising natural products is the best approach to increase the natural qualities of skin, and what better way to do so than by making use of the fabled powers of Ayurveda! Ayurveda, an antiquated medical system, is being used today in India, Sri Lanka, and other South Asian nati

4 Aug 2022 11:06 am
Monkeypox: Centre holds meeting of experts today

NEW DELHI: In light of the growing number of monkeypox cases in the country, the Centre holds a meeting of senior medical professionals to discuss the need to review current recommendations for managing the disease. Nine cases of monkeypox, including one death, have been reported from India thus far. An official stated, This is a technical meeting to review the current guidelines. Dr. L. Swasticharan, director of Emergency Medical Relief, is presiding over the meet, which is also attended by mem

4 Aug 2022 10:49 am
Foods that reduce anxiety, look after your mental health

Anxiety disorder is one of the most common mental illnesses. Anxiety and depression often go hand in hand, with about half of those with depression also experiencing anxiety. These can be and are usually dealt with specific therapies and medications, however not many can reach out for this kind of help, be it for whatever reason, so we have brought some other ways to help you even a little bit. In addition to drinking enough water, eating healthy, and avoiding alcohol and cigarettes, there are a

3 Aug 2022 6:21 pm
Japan Health Ministry approves smallpox vaccine to curb monkeypox

TOKYO Japan's health ministry has endorsed the use of a smallpox vaccine believed to be effective against monkeypox. The smallpox vaccine approved by the ministry is considered to be 85% effective against monkeypox, health officials said. The approval came after Japan confirmed two cases of the disease in late July in men in their 30s, who had both traveled abroad, and the government announced preemptive steps to prevent the spread of the disease. The health ministry is reportedly researchin

3 Aug 2022 2:05 pm
High-tech imaging reveals details about rare eye disorder

By using a new imaging technique, researchers from the National Eye Institute have determined that retinal lesions from vitelliform macular dystrophy (VMD) vary by a gene mutation. The NEI's long-term investment in imaging technology is changing our understanding of eye diseases, said NEI Director Michael F. Chiang, M.D. This study is just one example of how improved imaging can reveal subtle details about pathology in a rare eye disease that can inform the development of therapeutics. The r

1 Aug 2022 6:06 pm
Study finds, Covid-19 infection may accelerate brain ageing

As per new study findings conducted in New York, covid-19 infections may put people at risk for developing neurological problems that are permanent. Researchers from Houston Methodist University found that Covid-19 infection may raise the risk of strokes as well as permanent brain lesions, which may result in brain bleeding. Covid-19 is known to invade and infect the brain, among other major organs The development of microbleed lesions in deeper brain regions connected to our cognitive and memor

1 Aug 2022 1:27 pm
Diabetic HealthCare: Rural diabetic patients need amputation of limbs

Diabetic HealthCare: More or less 80% of patients with diabetic foot in rural areas need amputation while only 20% of patients in urban areas face this situation, said doctors at a conference at Hydrabad on Sunday. In diabetes, foot care is crucial. They cautioned that even minor wounds might cause vascular closure, infection, and gangrene, which can ultimately result in amputation of the limbs. Doctors claim that diabetes results in a risky concoction of nerve damage and poor blood flow that co

1 Aug 2022 9:00 am
Will Chickenpox Virus Trigger Alzheimers?

Alzheimer's is a disease that advances gradually. Although elderly folks are the ones who are most commonly affected, this disease is increasingly alarmingly affecting young adults as well. Alzheimer's disease comes from forgetfulness in the beginning. Scientists continue to investigate potential risk factors and causes for this brain condition, despite the fact that the exact causes of Alzheimer's are unclear. One such study revealed that the virus that causes chickenpox can also ca

31 Jul 2022 3:16 pm
What You Need To Know About Monkey Pox

HEALTH ARTICLESERIES: Around seventeen thousand people from 74 countries of the world, including four people in India,have caught monkey pox.The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over monkey pox.The World Health Organization has declared a health emergency only twice before;only when Covid-19 and polio spread.A health emergency is declared only when three main conditions are met.First, a disease spreads rapidly.Two, they transcend national borders and spread.Third,

31 Jul 2022 9:30 am
Home Remedies for Migraine Attack

Migraine is very common in India. Migraine attacks are different from typical headaches. You may experience pounding pain, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound. When a migraine attack or episode occurs, youll do almost anything to make it go away. Here are some which help you to fight this pain. Acupressure: It involves applying pressure to specific parts of the body. Stimulating these points aims to release muscle tension and alleviate pain. One popular pressure point is the LI-4 point in

31 Jul 2022 8:08 am
First monkeypox patient recovers in Kerala: Health Minister

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The country's first-ever case of monkeypox in Kerala patient, who has fully recovered and will be released later in the day, Kerala's Health Minister Veena George stated on Saturday. The 35-year-old Kerala native reached in the state from the UAE on July 12 and had tested positive for the virus two days later. He was sent to a hospital in Kollam when the symptoms first appeared, and from there, he was shifted to the Trivandrum Medical College Hospital where he was kep

30 Jul 2022 3:01 pm
Ways to prevent Asthma Attacks

Asthma is one of the most serious diseases. Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, a whistling sound (wheezing) when you breathe out and shortness of breath. Asthma can't be cured, but its symptoms can be controlled. Because asthma often changes over time, it's important that you work with your doctor to track your signs and symptoms and adjust your treatment as needed As asthma is

29 Jul 2022 4:09 pm
High blood pressure in children & teenagers linked with an unhealthy lifestyle

In a recent study published in European Heart Journal, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), according to a consensus paper by heart health experts, inactivity, diets high in sugar and salt, and excess weight account for nine in ten cases of high blood pressure in children and adolescents. The document focuses on hypertension in 6 to 16-year-olds and recommends that families get healthy together, the report was then published in Science Daily. The first author Professor Giovanni

28 Jul 2022 6:37 pm
Home Remedies to Treat Piles

One of the most common diseases is Piles, Usually, people avoid talking about it or seeking medical help but it is very important to go to the doctor, you can also follow some home remedies to get rid of Piles. Piles also known as hemorrhoids, are swollen veins in the anal canal region. When in their normal state, they act as cushions to control the passage of stools. While the exact cause of piles is unknown, studies have shown that factors that increase pressure in the anal area during excreti

25 Jul 2022 5:12 pm
Best selling Indian Thriller Author, Fawaz Jaleel does a book tour with Sapna Book House

Nobody Likes An Outsider by Indian Author Fawaz Jaleel was one of 2021s sleeper hit in a competitive market i.e Indian Literature that churns over 1500 fiction books yearly. Following the success of his latest book, Fawaz Jaleel was invited to visit and interact with readers in several outlets of Indias largest book mall - Sapna Book House. Spread over two weeks, Fawaz Jaleel visited several outlets of Sapna Book House including ones in Kormangala, Indiranagar, Jayanagar and RR Nagar. Set betwee

25 Jul 2022 4:50 pm
Study finds risks for long-Covid in kids

A new study found in Toronto that over 6% of children who presented to the Emergency Department (ED) with Covid-19 had symptoms of long-Covid 90 days later. According to the study published in the journal 'JAMA Network Open,' initial hospitalisation of 48 hours or more, four or more symptoms at the initial ED visit, and being 14 years or older were all related with long-Covid. We found that sickness with Covid-19 is connected with reporting persisting symptoms after three months in some

23 Jul 2022 5:01 pm
All about PCOS, symptoms and treatment

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS produce higher-than-normal amounts of male hormones. This hormone imbalance causes their body to skip menstrual periods and makes it harder for them to get pregnant. PCOS also causes hair growth on the face and body, and baldness. And it can contribute to long-term health problems likeDiabetes and Heart Disease. Many women have PCOS but dont know it. So here is the list of symptoms of

23 Jul 2022 4:36 pm
Study finds clue to contain Lassa virus infection

Researchers in the United States have identified the role of a protein that plays a key role in the progression of Lassa fever, majorly seen in West Africa. Lassa fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic infection, similar to Ebola, that infects people by contact with contaminated food or other products contaminated with infected rats' urine or faeces. Despite the fact that it has a 15% mortality rate in severe cases, up to 90% in pregnant women, and causes deafness in a quarter of survivors, the

23 Jul 2022 12:03 pm
Study finds, Monkeypox, 95-pc spread occurred via sexual activity

A global case study series from 16 nations found that the most likely method of transmission in 95% of cases of monkeypox is sexual proximity. According to experts at Queen Mary University of London, the virus can spread through close personal contact through big respiratory droplets and possibly through clothing and other surfaces. The research team reported 528 cases detected at 43 sites across 16 nations between April 27 and June 24, 2022. The results, which were reported in the New England J

22 Jul 2022 2:24 pm
4 amazing Natural Pain Killers

Being Indian we frequently avoid to go the doctor and prefer home remedies for different issues particularly if we talk about pain we prefer to treat it at home. Here are some natural ingredients that work as a pain reliever. Cloves: Clove oil is one of the best herbal supplements to be used to relieve nausea and is a natural pain reliever for toothache and inflammation. Chewing clove for toothache or keeping a clove in the mouth for nausea helps relieve the symptoms. The topical application of

21 Jul 2022 8:30 am
Parents need to recognize screen time impact on children, Study

Many might think that almost every parent is worried about the time their kid spends using a digital device, however, it might come as a surprise that only a section of them actually take a step to stop their kids from using the devices for a prolonged period of time. The fact is not unknown that a body part which is most affected due to digital devices are eyes. And among concerns that come with children spending more hours on digital devices, video games and televisions and less time outdoors

19 Jul 2022 6:30 pm
Best time to drink water

It is very important to drink the right amount of water at right time. Water, not only helps one stay hydratedbut also regulates body temperature and maintains many bodily functions like flushing out waste from the kidneys, creating saliva, and also making nutrients available to the various body parts. Drinking water is no doubt beneficial but drinking it at right time is also a must. Here are some tips regarding drinking water at right time. Wake Up: Rather than a coffee or tea start your morni

19 Jul 2022 4:54 pm
Strokes linked to Depression: Study

Even though Depression is considered to be a common problem for people who have had a stroke, it is also noted that some people may have symptoms of depression years prior to their stroke, according to a study published in an online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Researchers found that, in people who developed a stroke, symptoms of depression preceded the onset of stroke and further worsened after the stroke. Study author PhD Maria Blochl of the Uni

18 Jul 2022 7:06 pm
Whiten your teeth at home naturally

For some people, tooth discoloration is one of the big problems as they feel awkward and uncomfortable while smiling and talking. Tooth discoloration is when the color of your teeth changes. They dont look as bright or white as they should. Your teeth may darken, turn from white to different colors, or develop white or dark spots in places. If teeth discoloration is a major problem for you then try these home remedies. Oil: swish a tablespoon of oil such as sesame, coconut, or olive oil around i

18 Jul 2022 5:38 pm
Immunotherapy might help to Improve Lung Cancer Treatment: Study

Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer which according to reports is accounted for an estimated 1.8 million deaths worldwide, although the treatment for the same has improved over the years, additionally, a new Edith Cowan University study has found how to make it even more effective, according to an article by Science Daily. Immunotherapy has emerged as a major weapon in the battle against non-small cell lung cancer, which makes up 80-85 per cent of all lung cancer diagnoses. Unfortunately

18 Jul 2022 5:22 pm
Monkeypox menance likely undercounted: Dr.Fauci

NEW YORK: Renowned US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said that the number of monkey pox case is likely undercounted, underscoring the urgency of treating the condition carefully. While more than 6,000 cases of monkeypox and three fatalities have been recorded from 60 different countries since the start of the year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has monitored at least 1,814 probable or confirmed cases (WHO). However, according to Fauci, the figures are quite

18 Jul 2022 12:41 pm
Reasons and causes of childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity continues to be a serious health issue in India. The main cause of childhood obesity is the behavior children pick up from their parents and caregivers. Childhood obesity is a complex disease that can occur when your child is above a healthy weight for their age and height. The medical definition of childhood obesity is having abody mass index at or above the 95th percentile. Causes of Childhood Obesity Junk food: foods, such as frozen dinners, salty snacks, and canned pasta, c

16 Jul 2022 6:09 pm
5 Natural Substitutes of Sugar

Sugary drinks, candy, baked goods, and sweetened dairy are the main sources of added sugar. But even savory foods, like bread, tomato sauce, and protein bars, can have sugar, making it all too easy to end up with a surplus of the sweet stuff. No matter what its called, sugar is sugar, and in excess, it can negatively affect your body in many ways. It is important for some people to eliminate sugar from your food without spoiling your taste. Try these natural substitutes. Why too much sugar is ba

16 Jul 2022 6:05 pm
Effective ways to deal with Panic attacks

A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that triggers severe physical reactions when there is no real danger or apparent cause. Panic attacks can be very frightening. When panic attacks occur, you might think you're losing control, having a heart attack or even dying. Many people have just one or two panic attacks in their lifetimes, and the problem goes away, perhaps when a stressful situation ends. But if you've had recurrent, unexpected panic attacks and spent long periods

13 Jul 2022 4:41 pm
ICMR issues treatment guidelines for 51 common illness

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has published a set of new standard treatment recommendations for 54 prevalent illnesses spanning 11 specialties, for use by physicians at all levels of public health care. Volume III of the Standard Treatment Workflows aims to address issues related to, among other things, illogical medication use, overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis, and subpar referral procedures. The book ICMR Standard Treatment Workflows - Volume III, which covers 54 disorders unde

13 Jul 2022 11:41 am
Tips to improve your digestion

Everyone experiences occasional digestive symptoms such as upset stomach, gas, heartburn, nausea, constipation or diarrhea. However, when these symptoms occur frequently, they can cause major disruptions to your life. Fortunately, diet and lifestyle changes can have a positive impact on your health. Here are some evidence-based ways to improve your digestion naturally. Eat on schedule.Adams says that consuming your meals and healthy snackson a regular schedule can help keep your digestive syste

12 Jul 2022 6:04 pm
Food items that go wrong with curd

Curd is prepared by a fermentation process in every household of India especially during summers.It is soothing and refreshing in nature.It contains vitamins, minerals and effective for digestion process.It helps in boosting immunity and is very helpful for losing weight.It also has a lot of nutrients but it can result into some damaging effects if consumed with wrong food options. Curd can be feasted on as lassi which is prepared with sugar,chaach which is prepared with salt and some spices or

12 Jul 2022 1:34 pm
Best ways to get rid of mosquitoes this rainy season

With the arrival of monsoon, mosquitoes have made a comeback to the city, causing a scare for locals. Overflowing drains and inundation in low-lying colonies is only intensifying the problem. The problem is such that people are not being able to go out of their houses in the evening. Rains brought cooler weather but with that, came the mosquitomenace. We are unable to open doors or windows after sundown. But dont you worry follow these ways to keep these mosquitoes away from your home and protec

12 Jul 2022 10:21 am
Major Breakthrough for the Fabrication of the Human Heart

Death caused by Heart disease is a leading cause of death in many countries including India and the US, it is also a very deadly disease considering how, unlike other organs, the heart cannot repair itself after an injury, which is why tissue engineering, ultimately including the wholesale fabrication of an entire human heart for transplant, is important for the future cardiac medicine. In order to build a heart, researchers need to replicate the unique structures that play a role in making up t

11 Jul 2022 8:04 pm
Civic report shows 153 dengue cases reported in Delhi so far this year

NEW DELHI: According to a municipal report released on Monday, there have been over 150 dengue cases reported in New Delhi so far this year, including at least 10 cases in July. The sickness had been reported in 143 instances in the city as of July 2. According to the report, Delhi saw 23 dengue cases in January, 16 in February, 22 in March, 20 in April, 30 in May, and 32 in June. Ten more cases were registered as of July 9, the report added. Up until July 9, there have been 153 dengue cases reg

11 Jul 2022 3:05 pm
Home remedies to fight viral cough and cold in this Monsoon

With the relaxing drops of rain, the Monsoon brings mosquitoes and humid temperature which causes viral fever, cough, and cold but not to worry here are some effective remedies which help you to fight these viruses and stay healthy. Honey and brand: Brandy is known to keep your chest warm as it increases the bodys temperature and missing honey in brandy helps in fighting a cough. Just a teaspoon of brandy mixed with a few drops of honey improves cough and the common cold. Honey, lime juice, and

11 Jul 2022 10:27 am
How to get rid of period cramps

Over half of women who menstruate experience period pain for one to two days every month. And even though period pain can mean headaches or general discomfort, the pain is typically caused by menstrual cramps.Menstrual cramps happen when your uterus contracts to shed its lining, also known as the uterine lining. This can cause pain in your stomach. Cramps affect many people before and during their period. While some people only experience mild cramps, others arent quite as lucky. In some cases,

10 Jul 2022 5:49 pm
Morning Habits to Start Your Day Right

Hating on yourself right after waking up is a habit majority of us have, it can be for various reasons, including, waking up late, falling asleep when had important tasks to complete, or are just in a cranky mood, however, if that negative mood lasts a little longer than just your mornings than your whole day is as good as ruined. Additionally, waking up in a bad mood or feeling bad about yourself first thing in the morning, leads up to various issues, including it, impacting your mental health,

10 Jul 2022 3:08 pm
Benefits of Adding Fiber to your diet

Fibre is the structural part of plant foods--such as fruits, vegetables, and grains--that our bodies cannot digest or break down. There are two kinds of fibre: soluble and insoluble. Including fibre in your diet as will help you in the following ways. Cut Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk: It's a well-established fact. A recent analysis of astudyfound that people who ate the most fibre-more than 26 grams day-lowered their odds of the disease by 18 percent, compared to those who consumed the least (l

10 Jul 2022 12:48 pm
Anxiety and ways to treat it

Anxiety is your bodys natural response to stress. Its a feeling of fear or apprehension about whats to come. For example, going to a job interview or giving a speech on the first day of school may cause some people to feel fearful and nervous or for ome people talking to strangers is also stressful but if your feelings of anxiety are extreme, last for at least 6 months, and are interfering with your life, you may have an anxiety disorder. Its normal to feel anxious about moving to a new place, s

10 Jul 2022 10:26 am
Ways to reduce your belly fat

Everyone has some belly fat, even people who have flat abs also has belly fat that'snormalbut too much belly fat can affect your health in a way that other fat doesn't. Some of your fat is right under yourskin. Another fat is deeper inside, around yourheart, liver, lungs and other organs. It's that deeper fat -- called visceral fat -- that may be the bigger problem, even for thin people. Belly fat is the cause of the problem not only for fat people but also for thin people. There are

8 Jul 2022 10:15 am