#DonateBlood: Ten mistakes to avoid when it comes to blood donation

World Blood Donor Day is observed on June 14, every year. The theme for 2018 is ‘Blood Connects us All’ with a goal to motivate people who have never given blood to begin doing so, particularly young people. Thus it is important to know the things we should avoid while donating blood

#DonateBlood: Ten mistakes to avoid when it comes to blood donationEfficient medical care is impossible if blood transfusion services are not available; this makes up the crux of the modern healthcare system. The objective of the Blood Transfusion Services is to provide blood and blood products that are safe and adequate to meet the needs of a patient. Many times, at blood donation camps, one […]

Know why you feel sluggish in the afternoon

While some people are early birds and others are night owls, one thing many people have in common is a feeling of sluggishness in the afternoon. This is in large part due to your circadian rhythm, a roughly 24-hour "master clock" that regulates hormones in your brain -- including, most prominently, the ones that make you feel tired or awake

Know why you feel sluggish in the afternoonBut you don’t just experience a physical lack of energy. Your brain’s reward processing system also takes a hit, according to a study published this week in The Journal of Neuroscience by researchers at Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology. In the simplest terms, this system is responsible for helping you weigh potential risks vs. rewards, and arrive at a decision […]

What is Tokophobia? Here’s all you need to know about it

Tokophobia is a pathological fear of pregnancy and can lead to avoidance of childbirth. It can be classified as primary or secondary. Primary is morbid fear of childbirth in a woman, who has no previous experience of pregnancy

What is Tokophobia? Here’s all you need to know about itChildbirth can clearly be a scary prospect. For women who have not given birth before, it is the great unknown. Research into women’s concerns and fears suggests that women may be anxious about the risk of injuries or complications, pain, their ability to give birth, losing control, and interactions with health professionals. Even women who […]

4,000 students participate in Fortis School Mental Health Programme’s Summer Internship 

More than 140 schools from Delhi NCR is taking part in this prestigious annual programme for students of Class XI and Class XII. Students of 250 schools from six metropolitan cities in the country are participating

4,000 students participate in Fortis School Mental Health Programme’s Summer Internship The Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences at Fortis Healthcare, under the aegis of Dr Samir Parikh, is organising the psychology-based internship programme, ‘Fortis Summer School Internship Program, 2019’. The six-day internship programme is designed for Class XI & XII students. Several leading schools of NCR are participating along with other prominent schools from […]

‘Infertility, no longer a female-centric issue’

Dr Nameeta Mokashi Bhalerao, a Fertility Consultant, Nova IVI Fertility, Pune, shares her insights about infertility, how it is triggered and how to diagnose it

‘Infertility, no longer a female-centric issue’Infertility is a condition where a couple is unable to conceive naturally despite having unprotected sex for a year. For a long time infertility has been perceived as a female-centric issue. However, of the infertility cases reported, 37% is related to the man, 38% to the woman, and the remaining 25% to unknown causes. Infertility […]

Having just one egg a day reduces stroke risk

One egg boasts 6 grams of high-quality protein and an array of vitamins, and they reduces the risk of stroke by 12 per cent

Having just one egg a day reduces stroke riskA study, led by US scientists, also shows that eating an egg each day had no association with coronary heart disease – the leading cause of death worldwide. Researchers reached the conclusion by reviewing a host of studies published over a period of 33 years – between 1982 and 2015 – which involved more than […]

Continuous earphone use can easily damage you hearing, warn experts

When the rest of the world gets too distracting, it’s tempting to pop in your ear buds, crank up some tunes, and close yourself off to focus better. But if you blast your music too loudly, you may permanently damage your hearing

Continuous earphone use can easily damage you hearing, warn expertsWhen in need of listening to something, earphones are everyone’s best friends. They give privacy, prevent disturbances and make good accessories, all packed in a light and practical wire. However, wearing earphones comes with a risk. A study in the United States found that 51 per cent of high schoolchildren experience hearing loss due to […]

#WorldSleepDay: These 5 foods will always help you get a sound sleep

Sleep expert Sammy Margo shares five foods you should eat to rest well. She also reveals what never to have before sleeping, including alcohol

#WorldSleepDay: These 5 foods will always help you get a sound sleepInsomnia affects roughly one in three people, while most adults struggle to get a full eight hours every night. The reason for our restless nights could be the foods and drinks we’re having just before we go to bed, according to a sleep expert. Sammy Margo, author of The Good Sleep Guide, has revealed five foods […]

Kharadi: Motherhood hospital, women’s club organise awareness camp on menstrual hygiene and cervical cancer

Motherhood Hospital, Kharadi, along with the Women’s Club, organised an awareness camp on Menstrual issues and Cervical Cancer. Motherhood Hospital had an open interaction session on menstrual hygiene issues and the importance of early diagnosis of cervical cancer

Kharadi: Motherhood hospital, women’s club organise awareness camp on menstrual hygiene and cervical cancerMotherhood Hospital, Kharadi, in association with the Women’s Club, Kharadi, organised an awareness camp on Menstrual issues and Cervical Cancer. More than 60 women attended the camp. Dr Suvarna Zirpe Gynecologist and a Fertility specialist, Motherhood Hospital had an open interaction session on menstrual hygiene issues and the importance of early diagnosis of cervical cancer. […]

8 no-equipment exercise you can do in 30 seconds

These eight compound moves use zero equipment and will fry and firm the flab – fast

8 no-equipment exercise you can do in 30 secondsThis is about as uncomplicated as it gets: These eight compound moves use zero equipment and will fry and firm the flab — fast. “Use the body you have to create the body you want,” says trainer Adam Rosante, a fitness ambassador for C9 by Champion and the author of The 30-Second Body. “You can […]
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