Parmita Uniyal
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Dengue during pregnancy can turn fatal; complications, symptoms, prevention tips

For pregnant women, dengue can pose serious health risks not only to themselves but also to their unborn babies. All you want to know.

As monsoon is here to stay for some time and dengue cases are seeing upward swing, one must closely monitor symptoms like fever and rash, aches eye pain, muscle, joint, or bone pain, vomiting, nausea etc. (Freepik)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 11:32 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Sudden cardiac arrest during sleep: Why people die in sleep, how to prevent it

From inherited heart conditions to obesity and diabetes, sudden cardiac arrest in young females can be caused by various factors.

Dying in sleep is due to sudden cardiac arrest. (SCA). It is not the same as heart attack.(Freepik)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 07:57 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Bipasha says daughter was born with two holes in heart; all about the condition

Bipasha Basu recently opened up about her daughter Devi's congenital heart condition. All you want to know about symptoms, causes and treatment.

Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) is one of the most prevalent congenital heart diseases, affecting individuals from birth to adulthood. (Instagram)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 07:20 PM IST
By, New Delhi

New Covid variant Eris spreading rapidly in UK; know signs and symptoms

From running nose to fatigue, know 5 symptoms of new Covid variant Eris that is spreading fast in UK.

Experts opine that there is a need to keep a close eye on this new strain which is of Omicron lineage and spreads faster than the original Covid-19 virus.
Published on Aug 07, 2023 05:04 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Conjunctivitis care: Tips to take care of eyes for quick recovery from eye flu

From warm compresses to avoiding eye makeup, here are tips to make rapid recovery from conjunctivitis.

Conjunctivitis is commonly known as eye flu or pink eye and affects the outer membrane of the eye.(Freepik)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 02:56 PM IST
By, New Delhi

International Cat Day: Most friendly cat breeds that also bond well with dogs

Let's look at some of the most lovable cat breeds that not only win our hearts but also form strong bonds with their canine counterparts.

The Ragdoll cat is known for its benevolent and affectionate disposition(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 10:41 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Most popular assistance dog breeds and how they help people with disability

A properly trained dog known as an assistance dog helps people with impairments and gives them more independence, comfort, and security.

 To execute particular duties that their human counterparts would find difficult due to their physical, neurological, or psychological impairments, these canines go through intense training(Freepik)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 08:57 PM IST

What is costochondritis, condition cancer survivor Chhavi Mittal suffers from?

A painful chest condition, costochondritis occurs when cartilage connecting ribs and breastbone gets inflamed due to injury.

Costochondritis is a self-limiting condition that gets better on its own with time. It can last for a few weeks to a few months.(Instagram/Chhavi Mittal)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 07:34 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Drinking too little or too much water; which is deadlier?

Overhydration and dehydration both can play havoc with your body. Know from an expert which of the two can be more dangerous?

Water intoxication, though less common, can be more immediately life-threatening due to its rapid onset of critical electrolyte imbalances. (Pexels)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 06:12 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Workplace Yoga: 4 yogasanas to practice with your office buddies

This Friendship Day, here are four yoga asanas you can perform with your colleagues to enhance sense of harmony and unity.

In most organisations, colleagues often become like a second family. This year let's commemorate Friendship Day in a unique way by embracing the spirit of Maitri Bhava through yoga.(Freepik)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 04:26 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Conjunctivitis prevention: Top foods you must consume to take care of your eyes

As the cases of conjunctivitis spike across the country, here are foods you must eat to support your eye health and prevent eye flu infection.

Conjunctivitis can be prevented by taking good care of eyes and adding the right foods to your diet and doing eye exercises.(Freepik)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 02:12 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Is eating watermelon on empty stomach good or bad for you? Expert take

Although watermelon is high in nutrients and can be a good source of hydration, not everyone should eat this fruit on an empty stomach.

Eating watermelon first thing in the morning can be harmful for someone with fructose intolerance (Photo: iStock)
Published on Aug 02, 2023 07:18 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Practice Yoga, avoid heavy exercise: Ayurveda expert on monsoon dos and don'ts

High humidity and incessant rains can put you at risk of many diseases. Here are dos and don't to follow during monsoon as per Ayurveda.

One should also avoid drinking summer beverages like sattu and buttermilk during this season. (Representational photo)
Published on Aug 02, 2023 06:35 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Dengue surge: Mild to dangerous, common symptoms of different dengue strains

Dengue symptoms can range from mild to severe depending on the strain and how the disease is being managed.

Dengue is caused by a viral infection with dengue virus (DENV) and it has four serotypes of the disease namely DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3, and DENV-4. (Freepik)
Published on Aug 02, 2023 12:49 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Top nuts for wellness: 7 healthy nuts and the right way to eat them

Nuts, the tiny superfoods, can add mega doses of nutrients to your body. However, to reap maximum benefits, one should eat them in the right way.

Eating a handful of nuts which is around 30 grams or 1/3 of a cup is part of a healthy and balanced diet and can keep immunity strong. (Freepik)
Published on Aug 02, 2023 11:10 AM IST
By, New Delhi

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day: 5 delectable recipes of the frozen dessert

An irresistible delight for any dessert lover, the crispy and creamy ice cream sandwiches are the perfect way to beat the heat and humidity.

The United States of America celebrates National Ice Cream Day every year on August 2 to honour this very special sweet delicacy that is loved by millions around the world.
Published on Aug 01, 2023 07:28 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Fur-friends forever: 10 ways to celebrate Friendship Day with your pet buddy

Friendship Day is a perfect occasion to pamper your beloved pet and spend some quality time with them.

From going on a nature walk, treating them with their favourite food, to enjoying a movie marathon with them, there is no dearth of activities you can do with your pet on Friendship Day.(Freepik)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 06:15 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Preventing conjunctivitis: 7 simple exercises to ward off eye flu

Eye flu or conjunctivitis can also be prevented by following certain measures from taking a nutritious diet to doing eye exercises.

There are certain exercises that help control inflammation in the eyes and prepare them for fighting infections.(Freepik)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 04:48 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Not washing your bedsheets regularly? You are at risk of these 5 skin infections

Not changing bedsheets regularly can create an environment conducive to the growth and accumulation of microorganisms, which can lead to various skin infections

Bedsheets even though not visibly dirty accumulate dead skin cells, sweat and as a result mites that can cause bumps, acne, itching and other skin problems. (Freepik)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 01:17 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Work from home affecting your bones? Experts on side effects of too much sitting

Prolonged sitting not only makes you gain weight, damage your back bones and back muscles but also put you at risk of clotting in legs.

WFH forces you to sit for long hours that hampers your sitting posture from proper lumbar erect posture to crouched position(Freepik)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 12:28 PM IST
By, New Delhi

What is social mindfulness; is it good or bad for your mental health?

Social mindfulness refers to having an enhanced awareness of yourself and others. It means being present, attentive, and respectful when engaging with people.

Being socially mindful entails cultivating good relationships, practicing empathy, and being conscious of how our words and deeds affect other people.(Freepik)
Published on Jul 31, 2023 06:27 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Friendship Day: 6 telltale signs that your friend doesn't respect you

Do you feel your friend is mocking you or criticising you without a reason? Here're signs of a disrespectful friend explained by a psychiatrist.

If a friend has turned competitor and is secretly jealous of your life or accomplishments, it's time to re-think about your friendship.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 31, 2023 04:59 PM IST
By, New Delhi

World Lung Cancer Day 2023: Date, history, significance; signs of lung cancer

World Lung Cancer Day is observed every year on August 1 to raise awareness around the deadly disease and break stigma. All you want to know.

Lung cancer affects smokers the most and over 80% of people who get lung cancers smoke frequently.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 31, 2023 02:00 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Monsoon mood swings: Experts on how prolonged rains affect your mental health

You may feel, sleepy, gloomy, or agitated when it rains, due to a series of hormonal and psychological reasons. Here's what experts say.

The lack of sunlight for days together can trigger symptoms of depression, make you dull and even agitated(Freepik)
Published on Jul 31, 2023 12:18 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Sleeping mistakes: Worst ways to wrap up your day that can ruin your slumber

Doing activities that overwhelm the mind and the digestive system is the worst way of wrapping up the day. Here's what you should do to improve sleep quality.

Dr, Meenakshi Jain, Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, Amrita Hospital, Faridabad in an interview with HT Digital talks about things we shouldn't do before going to sleep. Dr Jain also suggests the rituals that will help you sleep.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 30, 2023 08:47 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Signs of cancer at night: Too much sweating can indicate these 5 cancers

Night sweats that are severe enough to soak your clothes and bedsheets often indicate a serious underlying medical condition including cancer.

Pathophysiology of excessive night sweats in cancer is still unclear. However, it is believed that when body is trying to fight cancer causes night sweating(Freepik)
Published on Jul 30, 2023 07:52 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Can mango cause skin allergy? Rashes to pimples; how the fruit affects your skin

Mango lovers may experience a skin reaction while indulging in the fruit which can be mild as well as severe.

Many people are allergic to urushiol oil which may have allergenic properties in the peel of the mango. (Pixabay)
Published on Jul 30, 2023 06:19 PM IST
By, New Delhi

How to prep your pet for a monsoon trip; 6 tips and tricks

Excited about your upcoming monsoon trip with your furry companion? Do not forget to keep these dos and don'ts in mind.

Monsoon can bring various challenges with it for pet owners. Essential steps can help in ensuring a safe and comfortable journey. (Freepik)
Published on Jul 30, 2023 04:01 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Eye flu cases rising in schools; how to protect your child from conjunctivitis

Due to heavy rains and floods, eye flu cases are surging in schools, putting kids at risk of the infection. Here's how parents can safeguard their young ones.

Kids are more likely to get conjunctivitis simply because they are more physically active than adults and stay in groups be it in school or parks. (Freepik)
Published on Jul 30, 2023 02:02 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Rishi Sunak’s wife Akshata Murty bags the top spot on Britain's best-dressed lis

Akshata Murty, Rishi Sunak's wife has claimed the first spot in the list of Britain's top 25 best dressed personalities. Here's how she has been winning hearts.

Akshata and Rishi first met when they were students at Stanford University in America in the year 2004. (AFP)
Published on Jul 28, 2023 09:29 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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