Diseases

The Wiggles’ Emma Watkins reminisces about her days as an Irish dancer as she...

She is a member of one of the cheeriest singing and dancing groups in the world, The Wiggles. But Emma Watkins was once just a starry-eyed youngster, as was seen in a throwback snap she...

Your heart will thank you if you have this fruit every day

High levels of cholesterol, a wax-like substance, and raised blood pressure are the markers of an ailing heart. Both these physiological factors narrow down your arteries alongside hardening them. These conditions make...

Hand sanitizer vs. soap and water: Which one should you use?

As there is no drug to treat or prevent COVID-19 infection, social distancing and hand hygiene are the best way to protect ourselves from the disease.  Health experts have been advising people...

Antibiotics may increase the risk of heart disease in people with diabetes

People who have diabetes are at a higher risk of heart diseases. This is a known fact. This is because high blood sugar damages your blood vessels and the nerves that control...

Hypertension can give you erectile dysfunction: Know how high blood pressure affects your sex...

Hypertension is a silent disease that can creep up on you without any symptoms. It increases your risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack and stroke. But high blood pressure can also affect...

Genital herpes: A cold sore in your mouth may be a symptom of this...

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease, characterized by painful blisters (fluid-filled bumps) that can break open and ooze fluid. This is an incurable condition caused by the herpes simplex virus type...

Manufactured antibodies may be key in defeating COVID-19 virus

As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, the next big advance in battling the pandemic could come from a class of biotech therapies widely used against cancer and other disorders – antibodies...

Children who suffer trauma more likely to enter puberty early and age faster

Several studies have linked adverse childhood experiences to health problems such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mental illness later in life. People who experienced childhood trauma may also age faster, revealed...

Val Kilmer discusses tracheotomy and throat cancer recovery

Val Kilmer has opened up about overcoming speaking challenges following his battle with throat cancer.Kilmer, 60, underwent a tracheotomy as a result of the disease several years ago, and though communication has now become...

Man shot dead at funeral of son, 8, who died from cancer

A 26-year-old father has been shot dead in Iowa while he was attending his eight-year-old son's funeral after the little boy died following a lengthy battle with cancer. Jeramie Shorter was shot in the parking...