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Yearly lung cancer scans advised for people 50 and older with shorter smoking histories

Written by Denise Grady New guidelines from medical experts will nearly double the number of people in the United States who are advised to have yearly CT scans to screen for lung cancer, and will include many more African Americans and women than in the...

De-stress with this breathing exercise; Malaika Arora shows how

Breathing exercises are known to be great stress-busters that work their magic almost immediately. But one must be regular with practice as such exercises are known to be extremely good for one’s mental and also physical health. Stressing on the importance of concentrating on one’s...

Here’s what women need to know about intermittent fasting

Unlike other diets, which demand that we ditch carbs and/or fats, intermittent fasting is different. The good part about it is that you can eat everything in a stipulated period of time. But, you also need to understand that most diet fads work differently...

International Women’s Day: Eight common women’s health issues to know about

Women, while wearing many hats and juggling many roles and responsibilities, often forget to take care of their health. Women’s Day comes as a reminder every year that they need to prioritise their health and well-being, before doing other things. On the occasion, Dr...

Why doctors recommend chromosome testing to identify rare chromosomal abnormalities

Chromosomal abnormalities are often responsible for infertilities, abortions, and babies born with mild to severe birth defects. Dr Vaasavi Narayanan, head of Cytogenetics department, Apollo Diagnostics, Pune mentioned “there are many rare chromosomal abnormalities in cases referred for infertility or from the pediatrics departments”....

These yoga asanas will help regulate irregular periods

Many women experience pain and irregular periods. While usually, a menstrual cycle spans 28 days, it can also range from 21-38 days. However, it is termed irregular if you have not had periods for over 35 days or have experienced bleeding within 21 days...

Experts point out risk of chemical-ridden intimate hygiene washes

Urging women not to ignore their intimate hygiene, health experts have warned against the use of chemical-ridden vaginal washes that increase the risk of infection. Speaking on the eve of International Women’s Day, the experts on Sunday advised usage of hygiene products that have...

Multilayer masks most effective at preventing aerosol generation: Study

Multilayer masks are most-effective at preventing aerosol generation, says a new study conducted by a team led by researchers at Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc). The study was carried out in collaboration with scientists in UC San Diego and University of Toronto Engineering. According to...

Azoospermia: Know what it is and how it affects male fertility

“If you’re unable to get your partner pregnant after regular unprotected intercourse for more than a year, you might be suffering from some form of a problem associated with the sperms. It could range from mild problems like sperm count mortality to the severest...

Ileana D’Cruz opens up about body dysmorphia; know about the psychological condition

Ileana D’Cruz recently opened up about suffering from body dysmorphia. “That’s the problem with body dysmorphia. No matter what size you are, no matter what number you are on the scale, you will always find fault with yourself. And the problem is you end...
What Time Does the Super Bowl Start

What Time Does the Super Bowl Start ? Must know

What Time Does the Super Bowl Start ? We have all heard the arguments about when the super bowl starts. Some people say it...
Why were chainsaws invented

Why were chainsaws invented? Know The Reason

Chainsaws are not only useful for work but they have been used for fun for years. There is no telling just how far chainsaws...
Mattress Shopping Tips

Mattress Shopping Tips: How To Choose The Best One For You

There's nothing like crawling into a comfortable and familiar bed at the end of a long day. Today, people expect more from their mattresses...