Protect your skin from Mumbai’s scorching heat

Tips to protect your skin and hair this summer!

Summer heralds the arrival of sweat, lack of energy, dehydration, seasonal diseases, harsh sunburns, deep tanning and myriad skin and hair problems. With blazing heat, the body’s first defense organ, the skin and hair takes the onslaught of the scorching sun-rays. Know how to keep our skin healthy and hair lustrous. Dr Apratim Goel, Dermatologist and […]

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World Down’s Syndrome Day: New medical advances help patients live a better life

Shayne is an eight-year-old boy from Uganda who had issues in interacting with other children of his age as well as with his family (except his parents). He also lacked self-care skills and was a slow learner. Shayne was diagnosed as a case of Down syndrome early after birth and has ever since been a […]

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#HealthyHoli: Healthy food options for Holi

Don’t make Holi an excuse to binge on unhealthy calories and invite health risks. Just make them in a healthier way which does not affect your waistline or disrupt your weight loss plans. Dr Ankita Ghag, Clinical Nutritionist, Vacchan Aarogya and Diabetes Care 365 said: Instead of bhang consume milkshakes, aam panna, jal jeera, thick lassi, veggie smoothies, lemon […]

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Beat the heat with these healthy summer drinks

Hot summer days call for refreshing drinks. Whip up these family- and figure-friendly summer beverages for a sweet way to cool down.  As per the experts, the below mentioned drinks will cool down your system, help you stay hydrated and beat the heat. Summer’s the perfect time to modify your diet. Since, one can encounter health […]

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‘Wearing my sari, motivates me to serve my patients’

When you imagine a nurse, you generally think of a person wearing a white apron or sari and having a very clean and neat appearance. It is their identity which distinguishes them from others in the medical profession. They wear it as proudly as a police man wears his badge. When somebody thinks of nursing, […]

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Team India’s opening batsman Punam Raut shares her keep-fit secrets

In any sport, fitness is of great importance. Power, speed, stamina, energy levels and concentration matters. Not only physically an athlete is required to be fit mentally as well. To stay mentally fit, Punam emphasises on meditation. Along with all this, running between the wickets is equally important. Punam Raut, who is an icon, unravels […]

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What is dengue shock syndrome?

Who are more prone to dengue fever? It is believed that people with weak immune system and those who are developing a second dengue infection, are more vulnerable to dengue fever. The severity also depends on multiple reasons such as immunity, recurrent dengue infection, and multiple co morbidities and so on and also who are suffering […]

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Bangladesh ‘Tree Man’ readmitted to hospital as due to relapse of rare the disease

Bangladesh: ‘Tree Man’ readmitted to hospital due to relapse of his rare disease  

A year ago Abul Bajandar, a Bangladeshi rickshaw-puller dubbed ‘tree-man’ for the bark-like growths that once covered his body, appeared to have made a full recovery from the rare condition that has afflicted him for a decade. He had undergone extensive surgeries last year to remove wood-like warts from his hands and feet. But twelve […]

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