Summer pregnancy: Simple tips to stay cool and comfortable

  NEW DELHI: Pregnancy is an interesting and exciting journey, which can sometimes become uncomfortable for the expectant mother. In summers, in most parts of the country temperatures soar, which…

Delayed or Missed Periods: Here are the reasons

NEW DELHI: Every woman is different — including their periods. Some happen regularly and others are hit or miss and for some it’s unpredictable. On average, a woman get their…

Strong coffee before exercise ups fat-burning in men: Study

NEW DELHI: Caffeine — about 3 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg), the equivalent of a strong coffee — ingested half an hour before aerobic exercise significantly increases the rate of fat-burning,…

Count on these ayurvedic ‘gut healing herbs’ to relieve abdominal aches, gas and bloating

  NEW DELHI: Gastric issues are quite common owing to one’s eating pattern and lifestyle habits. But did you know that instead of taking medicines, which can upset your stomach…

9 Most Harmful Foods You Should Avoid Eating At All Costs

You have probably heard that many products are bad for you. There have been hundreds of studies conducted around the world, proving time and time again that junk food lives…

This doctor is creating healthcare content for a global audience

NEW DELHI: That is exactly what this doctor decided to do. Seeing the state of poor health awareness even among the educated masses in the urban landscape, Dr Rachita started…

Gluten intolerance: Everything you need to know

NEW DELHI: Much awareness is being spread about the need to stay fit and healthy. People are now more careful than ever about following strict workout regimes, eating right, and…

Study reveals why women face less severe Covid-19 complications

TORONTO: Female Covid-19 patients face less severe disease complications and a lower risk of dying than male patients thanks to hormones and chromosomes that contribute to a stronger immune response,…

Eating an avocado a day can keep your gut healthy, says study

NEW DELHI: Whenever there is a gut issue the first thing your doctor tells you is to increase the intake of fibre in your diet. There are many foods that…

Carrots are healthy, but active enzyme unlocks full benefits

WASHINGTON: Carrots are a good source of beta-carotene, which is a precursor of vitamin A. But to get the full health benefits of this superfood, you need an active enzyme…

Say goodbye hypertension during pregnancy by avoiding these 3 foods, reveals an expert

NEW DELHI: No matter what, diet always has a huge impact on your health. What you eat, and what you avoid plays a major role in how healthy you are…

Maintain healthy cholesterol levels to fight Covid: Experts

NEW DELHI: Amid the rising cases of Covid-19 in Delhi-NCR, health experts on Tuesday stressed that along with a focus on overall health, taking special care of your heart’s health…

Here’s how brain implants might soon help restore rudimentary vision for blind people

Amsterdam, Netherlands: Restoring vision for visually impaired people might soon be a reality with the help of brain implants, due to recent discoveries at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN),…

Taapsee Pannu’s ‘exotic, fat-burning powerhouse’ drink for Rashmi Rocket is great for weight loss. Here’s the recipe

NEW DELHI: Taapsee Pannu is on top of her fitness game as she prepares for her role in the upcoming Rashmi Rocket for which she began shooting in Pune, and…

5 things that happen when you drink curry leaf tea daily

NEW DELHI: Curry leaves or kaddi patta tea is extremely popular in south India, and is now becoming the hot favourite of many people across the country. Not only is…

High rates of teen pregnancy costs Latin America billions of dollars a year, dampens opportunities for women – UN

BOGOTA: High rates of teenage pregnancy in Latin America cost governments in the region billions of dollars of year while worsening poverty and inequality, according to research published by the…

Low fitness linked to higher depression, anxiety risk: Study

  LONDON: People with low aerobic and muscular fitness are nearly twice as likely to experience depression, according to a study led by University College London (UCL) researchers. Low fitness…

Here’s why women are more frequently diagnosed with depression, anxiety and other poor mental health conditions

  WASHINGTON: Women are more frequently diagnosed with depression and anxiety and the taking of prescribed psychotropic drugs is also significantly higher among them, suggests a new study. Gender is…

Maternity Benefits Act yet to have a positive impact on women labour force participation: Report

  NEW DELHI: The Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Act 2017 is yet to have a positive impact on women labour force participation as out of the 10 sectors reviewed women participation…

Karan Singh Grover lifts a stool with his feet while doing hanging leg raise; watch

NEW DELHI: Be it lockdown or not, Karan Singh Grover does not compromise on his fitness regime. And he surely knows how to keep tweaking the intensity level by making…