As Covid-19 cases rise again, WHO chief says ‘don’t pretend it’s not there’

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Covid-19 cases are once again on an upward swing in India and across the world. India itself reported over 12,500 new coronavirus cases in one day, raising legitimate concern around the situation. With the festive season around the corner, the fear of further growth in cases is palpable. Amidst the global rise of Covid-19...

Weight loss surgery can cut down cancer risk, reveals stidy

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Body weight, especially if one has a high body mass index, has direct links to cancer, which is a leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the deadly disease accounted for nearly 10 million deaths in 2020, or nearly one in six deaths. But did you ever think that...

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....

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,...

Monkeypox: Asymptomatic spread of virus raises concern, says study

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Recent findings of a study hint toward some cases of monkeypox that remain undiagnosed due to no symptoms. In such cases, testing and isolating the individuals may not be enough to control the fatal spread. Another study conducted in France adds that the practice of “ring postexposure” vaccination around people with symptoms,...

What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, which has left Justin Bieber with partial face paralysis

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Popular international singer Justin Bieber, who has been touring, put out a shocking social media video, revealing that he’s currently dealing with partial face paralysis. The condition is medically called Ramsay Hunt Syndrome. The Canadian singer, who started his career as a teenager and went on to give chartbusters such as Baby...

Blood donation do’s and don’ts during Covid-19 pandemic

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In 2022, the World Blood Donor Day slogan is “Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives” and it focuses on blood donation to save the lives of countless people who need blood units due to a variety of medical issues. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), every...

Raju Srivasta suffers heart attack: Here’s how to keep heart health in check

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The increasing incidence of heart attacks are no laughing matter, really. News of India’s star comedian Raju Srivastava’s heart attack during a workout session on Wednesday, has drawn people’s attention towards growing heart-related ailments. While the 58-year-old is out of danger and recovering at a hospital, his predicament has made people question the correlation...

New study reveals shocking side effects of sitting too long

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The Covid-19 pandemic has altered life in such a way that hybrid working models have become a way of living for most professionals. Even children have been exposed to a system of online classes and tuition. That has pushed us all to the brink of extended hours of sitting in one place. But the...

Shenaz Treasury has Prosopagnosia: Know what this face blindness issue is all about

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Has it ever happened to you that you meet some people socially, but are unable to recognise their face? Or end up mixing their identity with someone else you may know? Well, most of the times you may dismiss this as a memory issue, but actress Shenaz Treasury has revealed how this can actually...

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