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All brands of cigarette injurious to health, can lead to heart attacks: Doctors

All brands of cigarette injurious to health, can lead to heart attacks: Doctors

‘One out of five deaths from heart disease directly related to smoking’ Srinagar: Terming that cigarette smoking is injurious to health, doctors on Thursday said that one particular brand can’t be blamed for the rise in the heart attacks in the Valley. Dr Nisar- Ul- Hassan, President of Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) said that […]

India records 18,088 new COVID cases, 264 deaths in a day; recoveries inches closer to 1-crore mark

India records 18,088 new COVID cases, 264 deaths in a day; recoveries inches closer to 1-crore mark

NewDelhi: India recorded as many as 18,088 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s COVID-19 caseload to 1,03,74,932, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. With 264 new fatalities, the death toll increased to 1,50,114, the data updated at 8 am showed. The number of people who have […]

Plasma jets may kill novel coronavirus within seconds: Study

Plasma jets may kill novel coronavirus within seconds: Study

Los Angeles: Plasma jets may kill the novel coronavirus on surfaces such as metal, leather, and plastic in as a little as 30 seconds, according to a study which suggests that plasma could promise a significant breakthrough in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. Plasma is one of the four basic states of matter […]

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 […]

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