Diseases

Manuka honey can prevent periodontal disease, heal wounds and make your skin blemish-free too

With the ongoing antibiotics resistance crisis, many scientists are striving hard to find an alternative that can help in the fight against infections. Now, they have zeroed in on an ancient...

Sameera Reddy opens up about postpartum depression: Know how to deal with it

New moms never have it easy. They put everything they have into taking care of their baby and this saps their energy and leaves them tired all the time. During pregnancy,...

Sameera Reddy opens up about post-partum depression: Know how to deal with it

New moms never have it easy. They put everything they have into taking care of their baby and this saps their energy and leaves them tired all the time. During pregnancy,...

Timely intervention is a must in systolic hypertension in the elderly

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition where the blood pressure in the arteries is consistently high. It is dangerous because there are often no symptoms of this condition. It...

Diabetes can give you an itchy skin

Diabetes is an illness that affects millions across the globe. It can cause serious complications if necessary action is not taken on time. Symptoms are frequent urination, increased hunger, blurry vision,...

Diabetes: Your brain’ll have to bear the brunt of your elevated sugar levels

Turns out that diabetes can speed up your cognitive decline as you age. A study conducted by scientists from Imperial College, London, published in Diabetologia studied the rate of cognitive decline...

Your sleep habits and duration depend on your age, location and gender

Even after sleeping for eight hours a day, do you feel sleep deprived and yawn the whole day? A new study has found the answer to your question. The study suggests that...

Brain networks and suicide: What’s the connection?

Researchers have identified key networks within the brain which they say play a crucial role in fostering a person to commit suicide. The study was published in the journal, ‘Molecular Psychiatry.’ The...

Spending a little time in the sun every day will give you strong bones

Maintaining good bone health is prime for a healthy life. With the setting of the winter season, especially in cities like Delhi which has more pollution and little scope for sun...

Social media addicts beware: It can give you an anxiety disorder

With the tide of teenage anxiety rising, it is hard to imagine a single source of it. Generation ‘Z’ are facing anxiety issues that the older generations never did. This is...