Maharashtra to host international summit as a part of World Ayush Expo 

The International Summit aimed to foster greater acceptance of AYUSH health systems

Maharashtra to host international summit as a part of World Ayush Expo An international summit on Ayurveda and Yoga will be organised at CIDCO Exhibition Hall, Vashi, Navi Mumbai on Thursday, August 22 as a part of  World Ayush Expo and Arogya 2019 from August 22 – 25 August 2019. Organised by Ministry of AYUSH , Government of India , AIIM, CCIM, MUHS , Dr D.Y Patil and […]

Binge-watching TV shows negatively affects your brain, warn experts

Binge-watching episodes of your favourite shows does no favours for your brain, experts caution

Binge-watching TV shows negatively affects your brain, warn expertsWith the rise of streaming platforms like Netflix and Hulu and the steady decline of cable television, it’s no surprise how binge-watching shows caught the world by storm. No longer do you need to watch a single episode (with commercial breaks) everyday and wait for the conclusion next week. With streaming, all of the episodes […]

Good heart health at age 50 linked to lower dementia risk later in life

Good cardiovascular health at age 50 is associated with a lower risk of dementia later in life, finds a study of British adults published by The BMJ today

Good heart health at age 50 linked to lower dementia risk later in lifeThe researchers say their findings support public health policies to improve cardiovascular health in middle age to promote later brain health. Dementia is a progressive disease that can start to develop 15-20 years before any symptoms appear, so identifying factors that might prevent its onset is important. The American Heart Association’s ‘Life Simple 7’ cardiovascular […]

Wockhardt hospital provides CPR training to Ganesh mandal volunteers

Ahead of the Ganeshotsav festival, doctors from Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai Central taught Ganesh mandal volunteers from different mandals how to perform CPR in an emergency situation

Wockhardt hospital provides CPR training to Ganesh mandal volunteersThousands of people throng various Ganesh pandals in order to catch a glimpse of their beloved Lord Ganesha. These pandals are so crowded at times, that people can feel overwhelmed and faint. Now, in order to teach volunteers at Ganesh pandals how to handle such medical emergencies, doctors at Wockhardt Hospital came together to teach […]

Men still prefer to defecate in the open, finds new study

A study has revealed that most of the beneficiaries of Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) appear to be women. The study also found that men still prefer and are more likely to defecate in the open than women. They are also more hesitant to switch to using toilets

Men still prefer to defecate in the open, finds new studyNearly five years after launching the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan,  a target has been made to make the urban areas of India open defecation free (ODF) by  October 02. According to a study by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a large number of toilets were constructed in the last five years due to the Centre’s […]

How a colour-coded idea at ‘this’ hospital helps brings down the infant mortality rate

Nashik Civil Hospital has implemented a unique idea which helps safeguard the health of infants. The hospital does not repeat a single bed sheet, thereby ensuring protection from germs and infections

How a colour-coded idea at ‘this’ hospital helps brings down the infant mortality rateThe Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) at Nashik’s Civil Hospital uses innovative colour-coded bedsheets for each day of the week. This, in turn, is helpful for the newborns as it protects them from contracting an infection. The different colours serve a purpose as they ensure that the bedsheets have been washed and sterilised by the […]

How to disinfect a toothbrush effectively to avoid germs

We all have read multiple articles about cleaning our teeth properly, along with how to floss them and also why it is necessary to change our toothbrush once in a while

How to disinfect a toothbrush effectively to avoid germsBut have you ever heard about the concept of disinfecting your toothbrush? If your answer is no, then, you have come to the right place as we are going to teach you how to disinfect a toothbrush. Follow this method to properly clean your toothbrush: Swirl the bristles in antibacterial mouthwash for 30 seconds. Dissolve […]

Know the correct way to clean your ears

Do your ears feel blocked up? Excess wax can accumulate sometimes and make hearing difficult. At the same time, you’ve probably read that using cotton swabs isn’t a safe way to remove the wax. Here are some tips on how to safely clean your ears and what not to do

Know the correct way to clean your earsAbout the only thing doctors do agree on putting anything inside your ear is a bad idea. Your ears usually do a good job cleaning themselves and don’t need any extra care. The only reason you should clean them is to soften or remove earwax from the outside of your ear canals. And if you’re […]

Fire breaks out at AIIMS hospital in Delhi

The fire reportedly started at a building near the Emergency Ward of the hospital. There are no reports of anyone being injured in the fire so far

Fire breaks out at AIIMS hospital in Delhi The fire broke out on Saturday evening near the Emergency Ward at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Hospital in New Delhi. The blaze began on the first and second floor of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The fire brigade present at the spot. 15 fire engines have been rushed to the spot. […]

Ahead of World Mosquito Day, know about different vectors and diseases they spread

World Mosquito Day commemorates Sir Ronald Ross’ 1897 discovery of the link between mosquitoes and malaria transmission. The event raises awareness about the threat of malaria and other diseases transmitted by the world’s deadliest animal

Ahead of World Mosquito Day, know about different vectors and diseases they spreadMosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals in the world. Their ability to carry and spread diseases to humans causes millions of deaths every year. There are several different mosquitoes that can carry many different diseases. Aedes, Anopheles, Culex mosquitoes act as vectors (living organisms that can transmit infectious diseases between humans or from animals […]
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