Health News


COVID-19: A doctor never too far with 'Moveat'

Behavioural shifts towards online consultation in the past few months could be seen as a permanent form of medical care    

published : 17 May 2020

Curing Hypertension with Needle Therapy
 

According to the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 33 percent of adults over the age of 20 suffer from hypertension in the US.

published : 17 May 2020

Beware: Areas without social distancing policies face 35 times more cases of coronavirus, says study

It looked at the policies mandating social distancing, and found that the growth rate of COVID-19 was slower in areas where the measures remained in effect for longer period.

published : 16 May 2020

iPad-generation kids good at reading facial emotions too

The 2017 students were better at identifying the emotions in a series of videos, but only slightly better, a difference the researchers said is not statistically significant.

published : 16 May 2020

Sugary drinks up heart disease risk in women by 20 per cent: Study

The study included more than 106,000 women, with an average age of 52, who had not been diagnosed with heart disease, stroke or diabetes when they enrolled in the study.

published : 16 May 2020

2-3 cups of coffee daily linked to lower body fat in women

Among women aged between 45-69, those who drank four or more cups had an adiposity percentage 4.1 per cent lower.

published : 16 May 2020

Nova IVF Fertility Clinic resumes the dream of parenthood

The clinics are now ready to assist couples seeking ART, under strict vigilance and safety protocols taken for protecting patients and healthcare staff from COVID-19.

published : 16 May 2020

Take care of your dental health while at home

The Covid-19 crisis has disrupted all our lives.

published : 16 May 2020

Even C-sections have fallen! How COVID-19 is hitting childbirths too

The number of childbirths registered in hospitals -- public and private -- across India stood at 1717500 in March last year while this year the number dropped to 971782.

published : 15 May 2020

Mobile phones can be potential carrier of coronavirus in healthcare institutions: Doctors

One study indicates that some healthcare workers use phones every 15 minutes to two hours.

published : 15 May 2020

Is Covid gear messing with your skin?

Frequent hand washing and use of masks has become mandatory during the pandemic. Experts say it may also be affecting your skin. We explore

published : 15 May 2020

UN says mental health services essential part of strategy against COVID-19

UN chief Antonio Guterres said the pandemic is now "hitting families and communities with additional mental stress."

published : 14 May 2020

Corona hits more than health: Stigma, depression & suicides

The already tense situation in Kashmir coupled with stigma and discrimination is making it tough for those who have recovered from Covid.

published : 14 May 2020

Is the coronavirus gear messing with your skin?

Frequent hand washing and usage of masks has become mandatory during the pandemic. Experts say it may also be affecting your skin. We explore

published : 14 May 2020