This is the reason you feel dizzy after standing up quickly

In most cases, a person feels lightheaded which will subside within a few seconds. And in such cases, the feeling is fortunately not something to worry about

This is the reason you feel dizzy after standing up quicklyHead spinning, stars in your vision, lack of balance – do you ever wonder why you feel one or more of these symptoms when you stand up from your seat or get out of bed? “The heart is a pump, and when you stand up suddenly, the amount of blood going into the heart is […]

Mumbai: FDA collects the fish samples, to be tested for formalin

In the recent past, the Goa government had banned fish imports from other states as a precautionary measure

Mumbai: FDA collects the fish samples, to be tested for formalinThe Maharashtra Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has collected five fish samples from different fish markets across Mumbai. The fish samples have been sent to the laboratory for the purpose of testing, to find out whether the fish has been contaminated with the chemical formalin. On Friday, the Kerala State Food Safety Department has seized […]

Nutrition and anxiety: Foods that help ease the condition

Chief Clinical Nutritionist, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, Dr Swati Bhushan shares tips and foods which can help you to tackle anxiety and anxiety-related problems

Nutrition and anxiety: Foods that help ease the conditionAnxiety disorders may affect our eating patterns adversely. For those suffering from anxiety, there could be a co-occurring eating problem. An individual develops a habit of binge eating which could, at times, spike the primary condition. Maintaining a suitable diet help boost mental health, instil confidence and reduce overwhelming stress. There are several nutrients which […]

Pune woman to donate kidney as a mark of devotion to Sai Baba

Multitudes of devotees gather daily at the Sai Baba Temple complex to pay their respects his legacy. They have immense faith in him, and put their trust in him to watch over them and fulfil their wishes

Pune woman to donate kidney as a mark of devotion to Sai BabaOne among such ardent Sai devotes, is Shivpriya Kaushik. She has visited Shirdi Sai Baba temple over 350 times. To mark the centenary year of Sai Baba, she has made a decision to donate a kidney to a poor person who suffering from an end-stage kidney ailment and who is in an urgent need of […]

Being in a bad marriage can be as unhealthy as smoking, say researchers

Psychologists monitored 373 couples over 16 years and found that couples who disagree often have poorer health - especially for men

Being in a bad marriage can be as unhealthy as smoking, say researchersYou often hear that it’s better to be single than in a bad relationship. Being independent is a lot more empowering than being in a relationship when it’s just not working. And now, research shows that being in a bad relationship can actually be detrimental to your health. In a marriage, having disagreements now and […]

Maha: Shortage of medicines in government-run hospitals, states survey

A recent survey done by Jan Aarogya Abhiyan, pointed out shortage of medicines in government hospitals. The survey was carried out in 11 Primary Health Services (PHC’s) and two rural health services (RHS) in Pune, Nandurbar and Beed districts

Maha: Shortage of medicines in government-run hospitals, states surveyIt revealed around 33 per cent of medicines were unavailable under these facilities. It further pointed out that 28 per cent of medicines were about to go out of supply 22 per cent of the medicines were available would not have been sufficient in the long-run. Only around 15 per cent of the medicines had […]

India affirms strong support for TB cooperation plan in every aspect: J P Nadda

J P Nadda addresses 8th BRICS Health Ministers’ Meeting at Durban; highlights the achievements of India in the health sector

India affirms strong support for TB cooperation plan in every aspect: J P Nadda“India affirms strong support for TB cooperation plan in every aspect as agreed upon in the 6th BRICS Health Ministers’ meeting held in Delhi in 2016 and in the first High-Level Meeting of the UN General Assembly on Ending Tuberculosis.” This was stated by J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare during […]

Pune: NGO seeks people’s support to help mentally ill patients

The NGO seeks crowdfunding as it wants to buy a generator backup and transportation facility for the patients that are admitted at their facility

Pune: NGO seeks people’s support to help mentally ill patientsSchizophrenia Awareness Association (SAA) is located at Dhayari, Pune. It is a 4-storied building working for the part of the society which is often rejected, ignored and ridiculed due to their mental illness. It is a registered NGO running exclusively on public funds, is working since last 20 years for mentally ill patients. They have […]

Here’s what you need to know about cataracts

A cataract is a progressive, painless clouding of the natural, internal lens of the eye. Cataracts block light, making it difficult to see clearly. Over an extended period of time, cataracts can cause blindness. They are often related to growing older, but sometimes they can develop in younger people

Here’s what you need to know about cataractsHow cataracts affect your vision In a normal eye, light enters and passes through the lens. The lens focuses that light into a sharp image on the retina, which relays messages through the optic nerve to the brain. If the lens is cloudy from a cataract, the image you see will be blurry. Cataract Symptoms […]

Sunscreen reduces skin cancer risk by 40% among youth, reveals study

Young people who regularly use sunscreen reduce their risk of skin cancer by 40 per cent, according to a study by scientists from Australia's University of Sydney released on Thursday

Sunscreen reduces skin cancer risk by 40% among youth, reveals studyThe world-first study of 18 to 40 year olds found that regular use of sunscreen reduced the risk of potentially deadly melanoma by 40 percent compared to those who rarely used it. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), between two and three million non-melanoma skin cancers and 1,32,000 melanoma skin cancers occur each year […]