Diseases

Sleep disorder could put you at the risk of many serious diseases, including cancer

You might be more interested to do Netflix and chill at night but, wrecking your sleep pattern could do some serious harm to your health. You might not realise the impact immediately but there...

Make the right food choices for your brain health

Most people do not associate diet with brain health. But nutrition is essential for the proper functioning of your brain. It can boost your brain function and help you prevent many cognition disorders. The...

Of smartphones, addiction and depression: Should you worry?

Technology has made life easy. Everything is instant and information is available at just one click in this much modern world. There have been debates and correlation between smartphone addiction ‘messing’ with mental health....

Hypertension: These Factors Can Make You Have This Disorder

Hypertension is a medical disorder in which the blood pressure is raised to high levels. Another name for Hypertension is high blood pressure. It can lead to severe health complications and increase the risk of...

Malaria can thrive in cooler climes too: Know the risks and protect yourself

According to the World Health Organisation, malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. It is preventable and curable. WHO says...

World Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Know the risks of this disease and how to...

October is World Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is commemorated by countries across the world every year. The idea behind this is to increase awareness and draw attention to the disease. It also aims...

Coastal living linked with better mental health

A new study, published in the journal Health & Place, revealed that living in large towns and cities near to England’s coastline is linked with better mental health for those in the lowest earning...

5 reasons why you should not put off your flu vaccine

The flu or influenza is a serious disease. It can lead to hospitalisation and, at times, can even be fatal. Millions of people suffer from this disease every year and tens of thousands die...

Depression: The new-found ‘friend’ of people who work in shifts

Working multiple and night shifts is very common in India. Many employers today offer only shift work to their employees. Most people often have no choice. They are willing to work at different times...

Want to get rid of sneezing? Try these home remedies

Do you know your sneeze can travel at the speed of 100 meters per second and can stay suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes? That’s why it is advised that you...