Here are six reasons why you may have unexplained bruises

Mysterious bruises plague many of us. Most of the time, we just forget minor bumps and injuries that can cause bruises, leaving us confused when it starts turning purple

Here are six reasons why you may have unexplained bruisesYou wake up with a faint trail of bruises down your leg. Depending on what you were up to the day before, a few possibilities race through your mind. Did I whack my leg on something while I was at the gym? Did I fall down at the bar? Did I just have a run-in […]

Sleep deprivation ups heart attack risk, suggests new study

Researchers found that the people with who slept at least 6 hours at the start of the study were 1.5 times more likely to die of cardiovascular disease or stroke than the people who did not have a history of heart disease

Sleep deprivation ups heart attack risk, suggests new studyFor people who are at risk for heart disease and diabetes, getting enough sleep may be especially important: Snoozing for less than 6 hours per night may increase their risk of premature death as sleep deprivation cause heart attack risk, a new study finds. People in the study who had a high body mass index […]

5 effective ways to get rid of pimples

Natural remedies such as fish oil and fruits get rid of pimples overnight and reduce the risks of acquiring prolonged acne

5 effective ways to get rid of pimplesPimples show up when you suffer from a severe case of acne. In most cases, it takes a longer time to get rid of pimples especially when skin is exposed to dirt and other substances that worsen the condition. Luckily, there are five effective ways to get rid of pimples for people with sensitive skin. […]

Consumption of hot tea linked to risk of esophageal cancer, proves study

Previous studies have revealed a link between hot tea drinking and risk of esophageal cancer, but until now, no study has examined this association using prospectively and objectively measured tea drinking temperature

Consumption of hot tea linked to risk of esophageal cancer, proves studyA new International Journal of Cancer study achieved this by following 50,045 individuals aged 40 to 75 years for a median of 10 years. The study found that consumption of hot tea is linked to risk of esophageal cancer. During follow-up, 317 new cases of esophageal cancer were identified. Compared with drinking less than 700 […]

Debunking 5 misconceptions related to high blood pressure

People tend to ignore their condition due to some myths about high blood pressure. High blood pressure or hypertension could lead to a range of health problems, such as stroke and heart disease. If left untreated, this condition could even cause death

Debunking 5 misconceptions related to high blood pressureIncreased blood pressure can damage blood vessels, the heart and kidneys, among other organs. However, the risk of having hypertension remains unknown for many people despite a wide range of studies and medical warnings. In some cases, people tend to ignore their condition due to misinformation. To date, some myths are still widely thought to […]

Scientists find missing link between heart attack and depression

People with heart disease are more likely to suffer from depression, and the opposite is also true. Now, scientists at the University of Cambridge believe they have identified a link between these two conditions: inflammation - the body’s response to negative environmental factors, such as stress

Scientists find missing link between heart attack and depressionResearchers already recognised the link between depression and heart disease. However, until recently, the mechanisms explaining it remained a mystery. A new study reveals that stress-induced inflammation may explain why mental and cardiovascular health are so intimately related. What explains this link? Researchers from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom set out to […]

World Oral Health Day: 10 rules for maintaining oral hygiene in children

Teaching your child proper oral care at a young age is an investment in his or her health that will pay lifelong dividends. You can start by setting an example; taking good care of your own teeth sends a message that oral health is something to be valued. And anything that makes taking care of teeth fun, like brushing along with your child or letting them choose their own toothbrush, encourages proper oral care

World Oral Health Day: 10 rules for maintaining oral hygiene in childrenTo help your children protect their teeth and gums and greatly reduce their risk of getting cavities, teach them to follow these simple rules for maintaining oral hygiene: 1) First dental visit should be done on the first birthday of the kid. 2) The approach of the dental treatment differs as the paediatric dentist understands the […]

With defibrillators in the arsenal, Mumbai Police to save heart attack patients

Mumbai police have distributed automated external defibrillators (AED) to 10 police stations between Bandra and Andheri. Whenever an emergency arises policemen are the ones who respond first on site. Therefore, the main aim is to train the police personnel to deal with an emergency

With defibrillators in the arsenal, Mumbai Police to save heart attack patientsIn case a person suffers a heart attack, a first few minutes play a very crucial to save a life. If the victim gets adequate medical aid during the ‘golden hour,’ then a precious life could be saved. Keeping this in mind the Mumbai police has distributed automated external defibrillators (AED) to 10 police stations […]

Concrete policy needed to tackle violence against doctors

Praveen Dixit, DGP (Retired), shares how a healthcare institute should tackle the violence against doctors in assault cases, and to create a safer place for all

Concrete policy needed to tackle violence against doctorsLast week, in Sassoon Hospital at Pune, a local corporator allegedly assaulted a resident doctor, when she noticed that the latter did not attend a patient on priority. As a result of which, the resident doctors association has threatened to go on a strike unless the police arrest the corporator, and a case, under the […]

Igatpuri: Doctors save the life of nine months old child who swallowed Vicks bottle

A team of doctors helped save a nine-month-old boy’s life in a critical surgery to remove the lodged object. They performed a type of endoscopic surgery known as laryngoscopy to extract the bottle

Igatpuri: Doctors save the life of nine months old child who swallowed Vicks bottleThe nine-month old child was playing at home when he came across a Vicks bottle and he took it in his hands and swallowed it. When the parents noticed that the child wasn’t moving they immediately rushed him to the hospitals. From Igatpuri, they rushed to admit him in Nashik Civic Hospital. The parents managed […]