Diseases

World Blood Cancer Day: Common types and their symptoms

Cancer is a leading cause of death globally, accounting for one in six deaths (as per the 2018 data), according to WHO. It is estimated that blood cancers make up approximately 7...

World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020: Home remedies to regulate your periods during lockdown

Women have to deal with many issues like irregular periods and severe menstrual cramps along with many other health problems. Yes, today on World Menstrual Hygiene Day, it is important to acknowledge that there...

World Menstrual Hygiene Day: Know all about excessive bleeding

Menstruation is a taboo topic in many communities across the world. There is a stigma attached to it and women usually prefer to speak about it in whispers. This is strange because...

Ashwagandha: An ayurvedic herb with science-backed health benefits

Ashwagandha is one of the four AYUSH formulations that have been chosen for a COVID-19 clinical trial. This ayurvedic herb is being used for thousands of years to manage stress and anxiety....

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Avoid smoking to keep tuberculosis at bay

Tobacco use and tuberculosis has a close association. Many studies have shown that smoking is one of the leading causes of tuberculosis. According to the World Health Organisation, this is a contagious...

Top 10 home remedies for cough to get instant relief

Cough and cold, though not serious in all cases, do disrupt our lives in some way or the other. Some estimates suggest that it is one of the most common causes of...

World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020: Know the risks of being unhygienic

It is absolutely essential to take care of yourself during menstruation. If you don’t do so it can lead to many unwanted health conditions. Unfortunately, in most of the poorer countries of...

Primary aldosterone may be a common cause of high blood pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension is a disease that sometimes creep on you silently and without any warning. It comes with very subtle signs and symptoms. This is why you may live...

7 signs which show that lockdown has not adversely affected your mental health

There’s hardly any clarity on when the COVID-19 pandemic is going to end. Meanwhile the government has been increasing the lockdown period every month. Amidst all the chaos and state of panic...

Seinfeld and Star Trek actor Richard Herd dies of cancer at 87

Richard Herd has died at the age of 87 from cancer related causes.The character actor passed away this week at his home in Los Angeles as family was around him, a rep told The...