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Migraine: It can be troubling, heres how you can prevent triggering it

If you suffer from migraine headaches, you know how bad it can get. It, in a way, halts life for couple of days with unbearable symptoms and after-effects. Though, its not possible to control what happens when migraine hits, you can be careful about the reasons triggering it. .

17 Nov 2019 7:15 pm
Expert Speak: 7 skincare tips to keep your skin hydrated during winter

The cold season in not kind to your skin. Dr. Sruthi Gondi, MD and Founder, Science of Skin, tells us how to keep our skin soft and supple during the long winter months. If you think parched, dry skin is an unavoidable part of life especially during the winter months, think again. During winter season, […] .

17 Nov 2019 5:32 pm
Keto diet may help you fight the flu : Study

According to the study published in the journal Science Immunology, ketogenic diet, which includes meat, fish, poultry and non-starchy vegetables, may help combat the flu virus. .

17 Nov 2019 4:23 pm
Intermittent fasting can increase lifespan of patients undergoing cardiac catheterisation : Study

According to a new study presented at the 2019 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia, routine fasters have greater survival rate from cardiac catheterisation than those who did not. .

17 Nov 2019 2:52 pm
Weight-reduction surgery prevents strokes in obese patients : Study

According to the study published in the journal AHA Scientific Sessions 2019, those who underwent bariatric surgery are 68 per cent less likely to die during the follow-up period than those who did not have surgery. .

17 Nov 2019 11:03 am
Breakthrough cell therapy to improve memory following traumatic brain injury : Study

According to the study published in the journal of 'Nature Communications.' transplanting embryonic progenitor cells capable of generating inhibitory interneurons, a specific type of nerve cell that controls the activity of brain circuits, into the brains of mice with traumatic brain injury can target the hippocampus, a brain region responsible for learning and memory. .

17 Nov 2019 10:56 am
Study says heart conditions may be connected to early menopause

According to the study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia, attaining menopause before the age of 40 is linked to several heart conditions in women. .

17 Nov 2019 10:46 am
Choose the right diabetic snacks to tame your hunger pangs

Th right nutrition is key to managing diabetes. But the problem arises when you reach for snacks to satisfy sudden hunger pangs. The right diabetic snacks will make a lot of difference. .

17 Nov 2019 10:27 am
Are you constantly anxious? Go to sleep

Constant anxiety can be a problem as it can affect normal daily life. But you can easily manage this condition if you make small lifestyle changes. .

16 Nov 2019 9:01 pm
Three top Australian cricketers stepped aside for mental health reasons

Australian cricketers open up about their mental state and condition. So can you. Read on to know why it is important to talk about mental illnesses. .

16 Nov 2019 8:32 pm
Black Death Plague resurfaces in China

Black Plague or the Black Death was responsible for the death of 20 crore people back in 1346. Now after 700 years, the pandemic has made a comeback in China. Read on to know what it is and how can you protect yourself from it. .

16 Nov 2019 7:28 pm
Beware of gastric cancer: It can creep up on you without any warning

Gastric cancer is a silent disease. It progresses quietly without any symptoms till it is almost too late for successful treatment. Read on to know more. .

16 Nov 2019 6:11 pm
Hearing loss may cause cognitive decline, but so can infections and deficiencies

A new study says that hearing loss may lead to cognitive decline. Read on to know a few other causes of this condition. .

16 Nov 2019 10:30 am
Tall people more likely to develop atrial fibrillation: Study

According to the findings presented at the American Heart Association's 2019 Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia, there is a strong link between the genetic variant associated with height and one's risk for AFib .

16 Nov 2019 9:54 am
Cytotoxic T-cells can be used to check life longevity : Research

According to the study published in the journal 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), research shows how single-cell transcription analysis can help us to understand how individuals are more or less susceptible to diseases. .

16 Nov 2019 9:41 am
White noise improves hearing : Study

According to a study were published in the journal Cell Reports, with a background of continuous white noise, hearing pure sounds becomes even more precise. Read on to know more. .

16 Nov 2019 9:27 am
Yoga linked with reducing depression and anxiety

If applied in right doses, yoga and breathing exercises can improve symptoms of depression and anxiety in both short and long terms, reveal new research. .

15 Nov 2019 8:36 pm
Bone loss and some other lesser known complications that accompany diabetes

Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to easily preventable and serious health conditions like kidney and heart diseases. But this disease also has a few complications that many people are not aware of. .

15 Nov 2019 7:07 pm
Be alert and protect your child from pneumonia

Pneumonia is a lung condition that may be fatal if left untreated. A Unicef study says that it kills 14 children every hour in India. Read on to know how to protect your child from this disease. .

15 Nov 2019 4:51 pm
Kitchen Beauty Haul: Ingredients more than cooking companion

If you too wish to have clearer skin and even-toned complexion like almost all of us, raid your kitchen shelf for these ingredients today. .

15 Nov 2019 11:58 am
New therapy promises hope for alcoholic liver disease patients

Alcoholic liver disease is the leading cause of liver related deaths globally. But a new therapy may soon be able to offer relief to patients. .

15 Nov 2019 10:15 am
Prodding heart patients to take statins may lead to better outcomes

A study has found that simple nudges to heart patients not only help patients fill that first statin prescription but also continue to help them take their medications over the long term. .

15 Nov 2019 8:58 am
HIV patients at an increased risk of sudden cardiac death

It has been found that there is more variability of QT interval -- in men living with the HIV virus, which may contribute to the increased risk of sudden cardiac deaths. .

15 Nov 2019 8:47 am
Experts view on how you can improve hearing

Researchers discovered a method that could possibly be used to improve auditory perception in situations where sounds are difficult to distinguish. .

15 Nov 2019 8:32 am
Theres a new way to diagnose male infertility: Study

Detecting infertility in men won't take a year or longer of trial, as a study found a reliable method of screening and figuring out which treatment options will work best for patients. .

15 Nov 2019 8:21 am
Chronic fatigue syndrome: Low thyroid level may be the reason behind your constant exhaustion

Chronic fatigue syndrome can cause extreme exhaustion that can be debilitating. Know what causes it and how to deal with it. .

14 Nov 2019 7:31 pm
Osteoporosis: Heres how you can prevent the condition

Bones are the supporting structure for the body and if they get weak, its difficult to carry on with life. Heres how you can save yourself from Osteoporosis. .

14 Nov 2019 6:32 pm
World Diabetes Day: Control your condition with Ayurveda

There are many therapies that can successfully manage your diabetes. On this World Diabetes Day, let us look at how Ayurveda can help you to control this disease. .

14 Nov 2019 5:02 pm
World Diabetes day 2019: Importance exercise and yoga in diabetes

As celebrate World Diabetes Day today, we cant stress enough that how important exercise is if you are suffering from diabetes. Heres why exercise and yoga are important in the disease management. .

14 Nov 2019 3:37 pm
World Diabetes Day 2019: Busting some common myths

Diabetes is one the fastest growing lifestyle diseases that has crippled the life of many. As we celebrate World Diabetes Day, its important that we get our facts right regarding the disease. .

14 Nov 2019 12:36 pm
World Diabetes Day: Manage your kids blood sugar levels by inculcating healthy habits

World Diabetes Day is on the same day that India celebrates Childrens Day. In this exclusive article, Dr Vishal Sehgal, Medical Director, Portea Medical, reveals everything you need to know about juvenile diabetes. .

14 Nov 2019 10:47 am
World Diabetes Day 2019 History, significance and theme

Today is World Diabetes Day. This day is celebrated every year on November 14 across the world. Read on to know the history and significance of this day. .

14 Nov 2019 9:00 am
Excessive consumption of ultra-processed food linked to lower heart health

Your heart is at risk if you are eating too much ultra-processed foods as it is linked to lower heart health. .

14 Nov 2019 8:55 am
Listening to music while driving reduces cardiac stress: Study

A new study by Brazilian researchers suggest that cardiac overload due to the stress of driving in heavy traffic can be attenuated by listening to instrumental music. .

14 Nov 2019 8:45 am
Autistic children hardly indulge in conversations with peers

Children with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have an obvious disadvantage of being unable to carry out meaningful conversations with their peers says new research. .

14 Nov 2019 8:32 am
Handle your stress with the right exercise

It is a fact that exercising for only 30 mins can help you deal with your stress. Here are a few simple exercises you can try to improve your mood. .

13 Nov 2019 9:05 pm
World Diabetes Day on November 14: Environmental pollutants and genes may be responsible for your diabetes

On this World Diabetes Day, it is important to know that variants in common genes and environmental pollutants may increase your risk of diabetes. Read on to know more. .

13 Nov 2019 8:04 pm
Leaky gut and food allergies: What you need to know?

Do you know about leaky gut and if at all it has any association with allergies? Well, we have the answer that you are looking for. .

13 Nov 2019 6:02 pm
Stop smoking: It can cause lung cancer and make you impotent too

Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer and is responsible for the deaths of millions of people around the world. It may also increase your risk of many other serious health complications. .

13 Nov 2019 4:24 pm
Anthrax: Everything that you need to know about the disease

Anthrax is a rare but serious disease thats caused by a bacterium called Bacillus Anthracis. Here are the symptoms and causes you should be aware of. .

13 Nov 2019 2:26 pm
Save your hair from winter woes

Winter is the time when you need to pay special attention to your skin and hair. Read on to know how you can make your crowning glory the centre of attention this cold season. .

13 Nov 2019 10:29 am
Teenage anxiety linked to harmful drinking

A new research findings strengthen the evidence for a relationship between anxiety and later alcohol use amongst teenagers. .

13 Nov 2019 8:49 am
Meditation can help you make fewer mistakes: Know how

A recent study has found that meditation could help you to become less error-prone. .

13 Nov 2019 8:36 am
Smoking responsible for increased number of lung cancer deaths

Several reasons are associated with lung cancer, the harmful effects of smoking are linked to about 80 per cent deaths. .

13 Nov 2019 8:21 am
Lose weight now: Obesity is bad for sexual health

Obesity is known to be responsible for a range of health disorders. According to a study, it can also have an adverse effect on your sexual health. .

12 Nov 2019 9:17 pm
November 14 is World Diabetes Day: Everything you need to know about this condition

Diabetes is a condition where you have a high level of glucose in your blood. On this World Diabetes Day, take a pledge to avoid this condition by maintaining overall health and fitness. .

12 Nov 2019 8:42 pm
Get your depression under control: It can lead to cardiac diseases

Most experts agree that depression significantly increases the risk of cardiac diseases. This may be due to unhealthy choices made by people with a mental condition. .

12 Nov 2019 3:34 pm
World Pneumonia Day 2019: Know the disease that made Lata Mangeshkar fight for her life

Its unfortunate that on the 10th World Pneumonia Day, legendary singer, Lata Mangeshkar, is fighting for her life in the hospital because of this infection. Heres what all you need to know about this lung condition. .

12 Nov 2019 12:52 pm
World Pneumonia Day 2019: Difference between pneumonia and bronchitis

On the World Pneumonia Day 2019, lets understand how two lung conditionspneumonia and bronchitisthat may look similar but affect body differently. .

12 Nov 2019 10:08 am
Obesity in children linked with impaired liver function during pregnancy

Impaired liver function in pregnant women may increase the risk of obesity in children by altering their gut bacteria, says a recent study. .

12 Nov 2019 8:48 am