NEP paper warns against eggs, but a nutritionist tells us its benefits

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In a rather shocking development, the panel on National Education Policy (NEP) from Karnataka recently made a few recommendations to the government regarding the ‘ill-effects’ of eating eggs. The panel, in its position paper on ‘health and well-being’, claimed that it can lead to lifestyle disorders, including diabetes, early menarche, primary infertility among others....

Monkeypox hits India: Know the signs and guidelines to prevent its spread

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The monkeypox scare, which is spreading globally, has hit India. Kerala reported the country’s first monkeypox case, after a 35-year-old man returned from UAE and tested positive for the virus. According to agency reports, the case was confirmed through sample testing of the symptomatic person at the National Institute of Virology, Pune. This one...

Excess salt intake can shorten your lifespan, reveals study

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You will find most of us reaching for a shaker on the table to sprinkle some salt over our meals. While you may think it’s just to add a wee bit of flavour to your food, it may not be cutting short your lifespan instead. According to a new study published by...

Kala Azar or Black fever: All you need to know about the disease

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In the last couple of weeks, eleven districts of Bengal have reported around 65 cases of Kala Azar or Black fever in a state-administered surveillance. According to the state health department, Darjeeling, Malda, North Dinajpur, South Dinajpur and Kalimpong have high incidence of black fever. Additionally, in North Bengal, there are reports of black...

World Brain Day 2022: Theme, importance and how to improve brain health

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The brain is, undoubtedly, one of the most important organs of the human body. This one and a half kilograms organ is like a remote control, controlling all activities of the human body. Brain control is essential for the movement and activities of all body parts. If the brain becomes inactive, it is nothing...

Monkeypox, dengue and more: Disease outbreaks rise in India

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Covid-19 cases began to rise in India earlier this month once again. At the same time, diseases such as malaria, dengue and the much talked about monkeypox, apart from swine flu, have also witnessed an upswing, putting health authorities across the nation on alert. Disease outbreaks are becoming rampant and with bare...

Long Covid symptoms include lower libido and hair loss, finds new study

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If you’ve been a Covid-19 victim, chances are you may be suffering from one long Covid symptom or another weeks after recovery. Whether it is a reduced sex drive, hair loss, loss of smell, these are some commonly found long Covid symptoms, points out a new study. What is long Covid?Severe acute...

What is vasculitis, the disease which affected Ashton Kutcher’s vision and balance

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Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher’s revelation about being diagnosed with a rare form of vasculitis has got the world talking about this autoimmune disease. The ‘No Strings Attached’ and ‘Jobs’ actor spilled the beans about vasculities in an episode of popular show ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls: The Challenge’.As per footage obtained by...

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...

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,...

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