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Covid-19: Is the end in sight for India? Here’s what experts say

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Over 2 years after declaring Covid-19 an international emergency and a pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed optimism about the status of the dreaded coronavirus. In a recent statement that has gone viral, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, mentioned, “We are not there yet. But the end is in sight,” he said,...

Are artificial sweeteners safe for your heart? Here’s what a study says

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In today’s world, dietary drinks and foods laced with artificial sweeteners are doing the rounds among fitness-conscious people. In fact, artificial sweeteners find their way into foods which claim to be low calorie alternatives to sugar. Now a recent study has found a potential link between high consumption of artificial sweetener and increased risk...

Case study highlights link between monkeypox lead to heart problems

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As monkeypox cases continue to emerge across the world, medical experts are getting to assess different aspects of its impact. While so far, common monkeypox symptoms are known to include blisters, rashes and fever, a recent case study indicates that there may be a link between monkeypox and heart problems. Case study...

Know about the 6 hidden toxins in foods that can cause cancer

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Can the food you eat also have harmful toxins? While we may eat foods hoping they will benefit our body and not harm it, certain recent research and studies note the presence of toxins in certain foods. Let us share some study-based information about toxins in foods. Here are 6 toxins that...

Swine flu cases rise in India: Know its symptoms and precautions

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In India, the swine flu scare is spreading rapidly. According to reports, in Maharashtra alone, over 180 cases have been reported in the month of August 2022 – 10 times more than swine flu cases in the same month in 2021. It is reason enough to know the symptoms of swine flu and ways...

Know how to prevent heart diseases in women over 40

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The news of Haryana BJP leader, actress and former Bigg Boss contestant Sonali Phogat’s death due to a heart attack at the age of 42, has once again turned attention towards rising cardiovascular health issues. What are the reasons why women in 40s can be prone to a heart problem? Come, let’s find out....

Type 1 diabetes on a rise in children: ICMR releases new guidelines

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India has been battling the Covid-19 pandemic for almost three years now and the highly contagious virus has disproportionately affected people with diabetes. In an effort to analyse the ongoing situation for diabetic people, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), through a first nationwide diabetes prevalence study, has figured out that the burden...

6 effective ways to protect yourself from dengue fever as cases rise

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In India, outbreaks of food and waterborne illnesses have become rampant since the past couple of years. Now yet again, the season of infectious diseases is coming alive with cases of dengue fever on a rise in Bengaluru and Delhi. In fact, ahead of the monsoon this year, dengue cases have put the state...

Binge drinking side effects which will make you stop

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Dear pub crawlers, here’s something for your eyes! if you think you’re doing yourself no harm by abstaining from alcohol the whole week long and JUST going all out on binge drinking one Friday or Saturday night, a study by The University of Texas at Austin has raised an alarm. What is...

Bad dreams may signal onset of Parkinson’s disease, claims study

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When we go to sleep every night, we expect to have a sound sleep or see good dreams unfolding during our nap time. However, if we see bad dreams or nightmares during the virtual world created by our brains, it can be both bizarre and upsetting. Additionally, if it happens on a weekly or...

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