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Covid-19 disrupting mental health services in most countries: WHO survey

Covid-19 disrupting mental health services in most countries: WHO survey

New Delhi: The Covid-19 pandemic disrupted critical mental health services in 93% of countries globally while the demand for these services is increasing, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) survey released on Monday. The survey was conducted in 130 countries from June to August. Nearly a third (35%) reported disruptions to emergency interventions, including […]

Most Common Winter-Borne Diseases: Signs, Symptoms And How To Prevent Ourselves With Them?

Most Common Winter-Borne Diseases: Signs, Symptoms And How To Prevent Ourselves With Them?

Winter is finally here. So is the sudden dip in temperature followed by a season of common winter ailments. Health experts say you may be more likely to get sick during the winter months, but not because of the rain ,fog or snow. They say cold weather forces people to be in enclosed spaces longer […]

Supplements don’t boost immunity against Covid-19: DAK

Supplements don’t boost immunity against Covid-19: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday said supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbs do not boost immunity to ward off Covid-19 infection. “There is no scientific evidence to suggest that supplements boost the immune system against Covid-19,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “One of the misconceptions doing the rounds […]

Soft Drinks Are They Appopriate For Health

Soft Drinks Are They Appopriate For Health

A soft drink usually contains carbonated water (although some vitamin waters and lemonades are not carbonated), a sweetener, and a natural or artificial flavoring. The sweetener may be a sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, fruit juice, a sugar substitute (in the case of diet drinks), or some combination of these. Soft drinks may also contain caffeine, […]

Covid19 Coronavirus: Precautions And Care

Covid19 Coronavirus: Precautions And Care

Medical experts might advice home care if anyone in your family members Has coronavirus Was tested for COVID-19 and is waiting for the results Has flu symptoms (like a fever, body aches, cough, and sore throat) Anyone of your family who feels sick — even if he don’t know for sure they have contacted with […]

When a fatty liver pushed me to lose my fat: This is my weight-loss journey

When a fatty liver pushed me to lose my fat: This is my weight-loss journey

Meet Akshita banger, who battled problems of high cholesterol and fatty liver in her late teens. This is how she turned her life around. Hi, I am Akshita Banger, a 21-year-old student living in Gurgaon. I was a very active kid up till the seventh grade. I was a state-level athlete and I used to […]

Did you know good old mint leaves come with these 8 powerful health benefits?

Did you know good old mint leaves come with these 8 powerful health benefits?

Shreya Gupta Mint leaves are commonly used across the globe. From making green chutney to refreshing mojitos, it is very versatile in nature. It not only adds an extra dash of flavour, freshness and aroma but can also benefit you in several other ways given that it has medicinal properties as well. Here are eight […]

Coronavirus prevention: New safety rules to avoid MEN and follow WOMEN are now going viral

Coronavirus prevention: New safety rules to avoid MEN and follow WOMEN are now going viral

We are all battling COVID-19 together. There are over 27.2 million cases globally, with India and US reporting the most cases of all countries. While a lot of places have been able to fight the first wave of the deadly infection, some are still witnessing the peak. Nonetheless, we are all looking at a foreseeable […]

Silent hypoxia killing Covid-19 patients: DAK

Silent hypoxia killing Covid-19 patients: DAK

‘Pulse oximeters could save lives’ Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday said many Covid-19 patients are dying due to silent hypoxia, a condition in which patients have extremely low blood oxygen levels, yet do not show signs of difficulty in breathing. “The concern with this odd presentation is that patients are coming to hospitals […]

More than 30% recovered Covid-19 patients cannot be plasma donors: DAK

More than 30% recovered Covid-19 patients cannot be plasma donors: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday said not all patients who have recovered from Covid-19 infection can be plasma donors. “Many recovered patients do not develop enough antibodies in their blood that is needed to fight against the novel coronavirus,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. Quoting a Chinese study, […]

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OPINION

Tripartite Dialogue Over Kashmir: Only Way Out

Dr. Moeed Yusuf, Special Advisor to Prime Minister of Pakistan on National Security and Strategic Policy disclosed in an interview with Karan Thapar that India sent us a message for a desire to a conversation. He added that Pakistan stands for conversation that moves us forward. He however emphasized that there are three parties to […]