How smoking affects your quality of life
World No-Tobacco Day is celebrated every year on May 31 to educate people about the perils associated with tobacco consumption. Tobacco is a major public health concern across India. As per Global Adult Tobacco Survey-India (GATS2) India is home to over 27 crore tobacco users and globally, it is the second largest producer.
New genes linked to heart attacks in women identified
The study, published in Nature Genetics, identified 16 genes that increased the risk of a SCAD -- or Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection -- which is most common in women under the age of 60 and is a leading cause of heart attacks around the time of pregnancy.
Tips to manage workplace conflicts in a healthy way
According to a study conducted by CPP Global, a leading provider of conflict management solutions, 85 per cent of employees experienced conflict to some degree, with 29 per cent stating that it resulted in decreased productivity.
Summer eye care tips
According to Dr. Vandana Jain, Regional Head - Clinical Services, Dr Agarwals Eye Hospital, Vashi, Mumbai, "Summer is the time when we enjoy the outdoors, but we often forget to take care of our eyes.
Dementia risk increases the younger a person develops diabetes: Study
New research published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, shows an association between Type 2 diabetes and developing dementia in later life -- with the risk of dementia increasing the earlier a person develops the disease. The study investigated the association between prediabetes.
Toddler's gut bacteria can predict future obesity
The findings, being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Dublin, Ireland, also identified differences in the bacteria that colonise the gut seen in adults living with obesity, suggesting that changes in the gut microbiota that predispose to adult obesity begin in early childhood.
Biologic drugs can help manage axial spondyloarthritis
Axial spondylarthritis is a type of arthritis that commonly affects the chest, spine and pelvis, mostly in the 16-45 age group. Experts at King George’s Medical University (KGMU) said that patients can now receive more effective treatment options to manage their pain. Prof K K Sawlani of medicine department, KGMU, stated that the AS is.
8 essential tips for summer nail care
Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate: Staying hydrated is key to keeping your nails healthy and strong. Drink plenty of water and include hydrating foods in your diet, such as cucumbers, watermelon, and strawberries. You can also apply a moisturising hand cream or nail oil to your nails and cuticles to keep them hydrated.
Debunking common misbeliefs about growing taller
There is a book on the same called 'Biology of Belief'. Also, there are new sciences like epigenetics, trans epigenetic reset, neuroplasticity, mind-gut access, the science of telomere, and the science of microbiota. These are the sciences that not just suggest but also validate that, yes, every child is born with a predetermined genetic disposition that can.
80% of asthma cases in India are undiagnosed, may worsen if left untreated: Experts
World Asthma Day is an annual event observed on the first Tuesday of May, aimed at raising awareness about asthma, a chronic respiratory disease affecting millions worldwide. Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease that affects 339 million people globally. It causes airways in the lungs to become inflamed and narrow, and produce excess mucus, leading to breathing difficulties, chest tightness, wheezing, and coughing.