Diseases

Men who had early puberty at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes

The time of puberty onset may help predict the risk of diabetes in men. The earlier boys experienced the onset of puberty, the higher their risk of developing type 2 diabetes as...

Sleep problems can increase risk of cardiovascular events in stroke survivors

Stroke survivors who are experiencing sleep problems may be at increased risk of developing cardiovascular issues. According to a study presented at the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Virtual Congress, having multiple...

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Why some people develop constipation when they stop smoking?

Smoking is harmful to your health and quitting this bad habit can reduce your risk of developing many diseases. But kicking the butt is not as easy as it sounds. People who...

8 reasons for unexplained bruises on your body

Do you notice bruises on your your body even though you have not bumped into anything or hurt yourself? Does it stay and not fade for months on end? And more importantly...

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Unique risks for women smokers

If you are a woman and you smoke two or more packs of cigarettes a day, then your risk of dying of lung cancer is 20 times higher than among women who...

World Multiple Sclerosis Day 2020: Know a few warning signs of this disease

Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating condition that affects the central nervous system. It is a chronic condition where the immune system attacks the myelin sheath or the protective layer around nerve fibers....

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Know your risk of different types of cancers if...

Tobacco use is the leading cause of death worldwide. Tobacco and tobacco smoke contains more than 4,000 different types of chemicals. And, more than 60 of these chemicals are carcinogenic in nature,...

15 health benefits of methi or fenugreek seeds and leaves

Methi or fenugreek is one of the most used ingredients in Indian recipes. Fenugreek seeds and leaves can be used in several ways – add it in dal, paratha or curry. But methi...

Best yoga asanas to deal with thyroid disorders

Thyroid disorders are quite common today. This is a medical condition that affects the function of the thyroid gland. It happens when your thyroid gland either produces too much of the thyroxine...

10 health risks of dehydration

Unbearable heat, excessive sweating, sunburn, tanned skin – these are the things that come into our mind when we think of summer. The season also brings with it the risk of many...