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Latest Updates from Health

Nipah Virus
Nipah can spread by droplets, has a fatality rate of 40 to 70%: ICMR

"Nipah is a zoonotic virus (transmission of virus from animal to humans)," said Bahl noting that "fruit bats are the reservoirs" of the virus.

  • Saturday, 16 Sep 2023
Type 2 diabetes
Diabetes reversal and remission: Managing Type 2 diabetes without medication

Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease that can affect almost anyone who does not follow a healthy lifestyle. Until a few years ago, it was thought that diabetes could not be reversed.

  • Saturday, 16 Sep 2023
Early detection of Dementia
Sitting over 10 hours daily may raise dementia risk in elderly: Study

Researchers analysed 50,000 adults over the age of 60 who did not have a diagnosis of dementia at the start of the study.

  • Friday, 15 Sep 2023
home remedies for earache
5 home remedies to treat seasonal earaches

Seasonal earaches are very common and there are simple home remedies that can be effectively used to treat them.

  • Thursday, 14 Sep 2023
Covid virus found in tears of patients with no eye disease: AIIMS study

In the study, published in the journal Cureus, the team included 40 patients, with 26 (65 per cent) classified as having moderate Covid, six (15 per cent) classified as having severe Covid, and the remaining having mild Covid.

  • Wednesday, 13 Sep 2023
  • Covid
With 4 Nipah cases, Kozhikode under close watch, says Health Minister Veena

There are two epicentres of the virus in Kozhikode and the district authorities are making sure that things are kept under close scrutiny. The route map of the four positive patients will soon be prepared.

Central team to arrive in Kerala as Nipah virus back in state
Central team to arrive in Kerala as Nipah virus back in state

As soon as the result of the sample from National Institute of Virology Pune came, a central team of top officials from Delhi will be arriving in Kozhikode, later in the day.

  • Tuesday, 12 Sep 2023
How to boost testosterone with easy tips?

Having less testosterone is not only about sluggishness and low sex drive. There are many more frustrating symptoms that a man faces.

  • Tuesday, 12 Sep 2023
DCGI issues advisory against Digene Gel
DCGI issues advisory against Digene Gel

The DCGI has issued the advisory following a compliant on August 9 alleging that one bottle of Digene Gel mint flavour is of regular taste (sweet) and light pink colour whereas another bottle of the same batch was of white colour with bitter taste and pungent odour.

  • Wednesday, 06 Sep 2023
How return of banned games like BGMI, Free Fire can hamper Indian kids’ overall health
How return of banned games like BGMI, Free Fire can hamper Indian kids’ overall health

Video games are a source of entertainment and relaxation and have also shown to boost a person’s cognitive skills, creativity, communication and reflexes. But studies report that their addictive nature stimulates some of the reward centres of the brain, resulting in multiple behavioural mental and health issues.

  • Wednesday, 06 Sep 2023
Cancer cases, deaths to rise globally among under 50-s by 2030: Study

Published in the BMJ Oncology, the findings showed the global number of early onset cancers is set to rise by 31 per cent among people below the age of 50. The cancer related-deaths will also rise by 21 per cent.

overcoming thyroid challenges with diet
Can people with thyroid lose weight? 5 diet tips to overcome challenges

For people suffering from hypothyroidism, it is a constant struggle to maintain a healthy weight. However, with proper diet and lifestyle changes, it is possible to manage these symptoms.

  • Sunday, 03 Sep 2023
taking steam
Is age-old practice of taking steam good for lungs? Here is how to do it right

Whenever there is nasal congestion, the age-old remedy of taking steam comes into play. For centuries, Ayurveda has been recommending taking steam to improve respiratory function.

  • Saturday, 02 Sep 2023
Covid hospitalisations rise in US amid calls to make masks mandatory
Covid hospitalisations rise in US amid calls to make masks mandatory

According to the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data, up to 10,000 people a week have been hospitalised with Covid, reports NPR.

UK Rolls Out World’s First 7-Minute Cancer Treatment Jab

An anti-cancer jab that can cut down treatment time for some cancer patients by three quarters has been rolled out by UK’s National Health Service. What’s interesting is the jab takes as little as 7 minutes to administer. The U.K.'s publicly funded healthcare system will be the first health system in the world to roll out the seven-minute injection to hundreds of NHS cancer patients each year.

  • Thursday, 31 Aug 2023
  • UK
signs of inflammation
7 signs of inflammation in the body and diet to avoid it

Inflammation in the body can cause some chronic and some unexpected health issues.

  • Thursday, 31 Aug 2023
weight gain
Does eating at night make you gain weight? Things you must know

Does eating at night make you gain weight? Here’s an overview!

  • Wednesday, 30 Aug 2023
cooling beverages
6 effective tips for balancing Pitta Dosha

If you are experiencing health problems like inflammation, heartburn, body odour, increased thirst and hunger, and acid reflux it is an indication of imbalanced pitta.

  • Tuesday, 29 Aug 2023
World's first drug to treat deadly Cholesterol
World's first drug to target untreatable and deadly ‘sticky’ cholesterol

High levels of Lipoprotein(a), is similar to LDL cholesterol, sometimes called ‘bad cholesterol’, but is more sticky, increasing risk of blockages and blood clots in arteries

  • Tuesday, 29 Aug 2023
Indian-origin doc Sumeet Chugh spots symptoms before impending cardiac arrest
Indian-origin doc Sumeet Chugh spots symptoms before impending cardiac arrest

The Chugh-led team learned that this warning symptom was different for women than it was for men, according to the study published in the peer-reviewed journal Lancet Digital Health.

  • Sunday, 27 Aug 2023