Pune’s NIN to celebrate Naturopathy Day, completes 2 years

On the occasion of Naturopathy Day and completing two years, Pune's National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), Pune, is organising a Prakuti Mela. And its students will spread awareness through different platforms in Pune, and other cities in India

Pune’s NIN to celebrate Naturopathy Day, completes 2 yearsThe National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), Pune, will complete its two years on Monday. On this occasion, the students of NIN will spread awareness through different platforms in Pune, and other cities in India. Also, organic food expo and free consultation will be given to the people. Along with that, several competitions are arranged for […]

Perimenopause often signals beginning of sexual dysfunction, finds study

For some women, sex becomes less satisfying with age, with a pronounced decline during perimenopause

Perimenopause often signals beginning of sexual dysfunction, finds studyA new study indicates that sexual dysfunction increases by nearly 30% during perimenopause, and vaginal dryness most often has the greatest effect on desire, arousal, lubrication, and overall satisfaction. Study results were published this week in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). There are many factors that can negatively affect sexual […]

Tomatoes can help fight liver cancer and inflammation

A study finds that in mice, lycopene in tomatoes reduced fatty liver disease, inflammation, and liver cancer development caused by high-fat diets

Tomatoes can help fight liver cancer and inflammationIn the fight against cancer, there is a surprising tool in the arsenal: the food we eat. That’s because some nutrients in food have been found to play a role in preventing cancer, and it’s relevant because the World Cancer Research Fund reports that 30 to 50 per cent of cancer cases are preventable, putting […]

Pune: Positive Saathi to arrange matrimonial meet for HIV positive people

Positivesaathi, an online portal that arranges a marriage fair for HIV+ people has arranged a meet for HIV +ive people Pune on Saturday. The HIV positive people,  who want to get married, can attend the meet

Pune: Positive Saathi to arrange matrimonial meet for HIV positive peoplePositivesaathi, an online portal that arranges a marriage fair for HIV +ive people has arranged a meet for HIV+ive people Pune on Saturday, November 16. The HIV positive people,  who want to get married, can attend the meet. This matrimonial platform is only for HIV patients. The organiser informed that the meet is free to […]

Grandfather with vitiligo makes dolls to help raise self-esteem in kids

Warm online responses have been pouring for a Brazilian grandfather who crochets dolls with different body types, skin disorders, physical impairments and hearing aids

Grandfather with vitiligo makes dolls to help raise self-esteem in kidsWhat began as a fun hobby for a 64-year-old Brazilian grandfather has turned into an extra special project, touching children facing various disabilities. Brazilian grandfather João Stanganelli Jr. is using a brand new hobby to help kids who have the same skin condition as him. When he was in his late 30s, Stanganelli began to […]

Know how chalk dust can affect the respiratory health of teachers

Many of us are aware of air pollution and the effect it can have on our lungs. But apart from this, teachers in schools and colleges also face a secondary threat. What can be harmful to a teacher you ask? The answer is chalkdust. Yes, the simple instrument they use to teach hundreds of student can impact the health of their lungs in the long-term

Know how chalk dust can affect the respiratory health of teachersChalk dust is a known chemical causing allergic reactions in the respiratory system. Blackboard chalk is generally made from mineral gypsum (calcium sulphate), often supplied in sticks of compressed powder about 10cm long. Accumulation in the respiratory system can cause long-term health problems. Classroom teaching with boards and chalk is still seen in most parts […]

Know about the surprising health benefits of lady’s finger

Eating your greens has always been the number one advice if you want to be physically strong and fit. However, with so many options to choose from, how can you find the right vegetable that is able to bring you numerous health benefits?

Know about the surprising health benefits of lady’s fingerWell, you may be taken aback by the name of this vegetable, but okra is actually called “Lady’s Finger.” The name derives from its aesthetic. Nevertheless, it comes in two particular colours that is red and green. Don’t worry. Both taste the same. In fact, red okra simply turns green when they are cooked. We […]

#ChildrensDay: Father’s consent to donate son’s organs, helps save three lives

Mumbai witnessed its 73rd cadaver donation and retrieval on November 14 at Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi. This became possible after the father of 21-year-old male from Vashi, Navi Mumbai consented to donate his beloved son’s organs

#ChildrensDay: Father’s consent to donate son’s organs, helps save three livesDonor’s father consented to donate his brain-dead son’s liver, kidneys, cornea, patella and diaphysis (bones). The father’s brave decision to donate his son’s organs on the eve of Children’s Day, gave a new lease of life to three patients suffering from end-stage organ failure. The liver, kidneys, corneas and bones were retrieved during the cadaver […]

CM relief fund to reopen, assures Devendra Fadnavis after meeting Maha governor

The temporary closure of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund office has led to many repercussions.  As many needy patients have been affected by this the former Chief Minister of Maharashtra reached out the Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari. He has urged the governor to take charge of the CM Medical Relief Fund and restart is as soon as possible

CM relief fund to reopen, assures Devendra Fadnavis after meeting Maha governorOn Friday, November 15, for the second consecutive day poor and needy people seeking financial assistance from Chief Minister Relief Fund, descended on the doorsteps of Mantralaya. But, they too were turned down as the Chief Minister Relief Fund has been temporarily suspended due to presidential rule in Maharashtra. Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis took […]

Maha: CM Medical Relief Fund shut, now who will help patients?

Due to the on-going deadlock between political parties in Maharashtra, the President’s rule came into effect in the state on Tuesday, November 12. This has led to many repercussions, one of which is the temporary closure of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund office. This has affected several patients in the state who desperately need this aid to help treat certain diseases. Many patients have come from far-off places, but they have been left disappointed

Maha: CM Medical Relief Fund shut, now who will help patients?On Friday, November 15, for the second consecutive day poor and needy people seeking financial assistance from Chief Minister Relief Fund, descended on the doorsteps of Mantralaya. But, they too were turned down as the Chief Minister Relief Fund has been temporarily suspended due to presidential rule in Maharashtra. This temporary shutdown will have a […]