Pune: B. J. Medical College organises event to raise awareness on vitiligo

On Tuesday, June 25, the Department of Skin and Venereal Disease, B.J. Govt. Medical College, Pune observed World Vitiligo Day by organising a public awareness program under the guidance of Dr Sudhir Nanandkar, dean of Sassoon Hospital

Pune: B. J. Medical College organises event to raise awareness on vitiligoDuring this event Dr Muralidhar Tambe, Deputy dean, enlightened the audience regarding the cosmetic importance of this disease and the need for further awareness in the society about this disease. Dr Arun Kowale, spoke about the origin of this day and the history behind the celebration of this day and implored the gathered people comprising […]

#WorldVitiligoDay: Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skin

Millions of people worldwide have vitiligo, a condition that causes the skin to lose its natural colour, resulting in patches of light skin. Although the white or light patches do not typically cause other symptoms, the condition can cause low self-esteem and depression in patients - of whom nearly half develop vitiligo before the age of 21

#WorldVitiligoDay: Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skinAlthough there is no cure for vitiligo, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say there is a lot patients can do at home to make vitiligo less visible and help prevent the condition from spreading. “Many people with vitiligo do not have any other signs or symptoms and feel completely healthy,” says board-certified dermatologist […]

Exhaust particles from aircraft turbine engines cause direct damage to lung cells

In a unique, innovative experiment, researchers under the leadership of the University of Bern have investigated the effect of exhaust particles from aircraft turbine engines on human lung cells

Exhaust particles from aircraft turbine engines cause direct damage to lung cellsThe cells reacted most strongly to particles emitted during ground idling. It was also shown that the cytotoxic effect is only to some extent comparable to that of particles from gasoline and diesel engines. Now, in addition to already investigated particle sources like emissions from heating systems, industry and road traffic, aircraft turbine engine particle […]

Did you know of these 7 things your hair reflects about your health

Sudden changes, such as a lot of hair loss, are more likely linked to a treatable health problem than are gradual changes, such as thinning. Next time you look in the mirror, look out for these hair symptoms

Did you know of these 7 things your hair reflects about your healthThe health of your hair can reflect underlying medical conditions you didn’t know about. You probably think about your hair on a daily basis — whether you’re having a good or a bad hair day or maybe wondering whether you should try a new style from the pages of your favourite magazine. But you might […]

#WorldHealthDay- Amazing foods to keep your hair strong and healthy

Your hair is your crowning glory. Healthy, thick and shiny tresses improve your looks by many notches. Both men and women aspire to have lustrous and full hair. If you have nutritional deficiencies, hair may be brittle or can shed. But, a healthy balanced will provide you essential nutrients for healthy hair, says Manjari Chandra, Senior Consultant Nutritionist, Max Multi Speciality Centre, New Delhi

#WorldHealthDay- Amazing foods to keep your hair strong and healthyA healthy, balanced diet is the first line of defense for great hair. Just like your skin, the condition of your hair is an outward sign of inside health. The cells that make up each strand of hair require a regular supply of key nutrients. Eating a variety of healthy foods will give you the […]

Tips to protect your skin and hair this summer!

The summer, apart from the incessant heat bring in its wake a host of skin and hair problems. With summer officially here, experts tell you how to protect your skin and take care of your tresses

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 […]

Here’s how you can manage those split ends

Split ends has become quite a common problem these days as more and more women resort to heat styling procedures and chemical processing. Repetitive injury from heat, chemicals, mechanical friction etc. can damage the hair shaft enough to cause splaying and splitting

Here’s how you can manage those split endsAlthough split ends can occur anywhere in the length of the shaft, split ends are most commonly seen at the ends of the hair. Prevention and treatment It is important to treat the hair gently. Avoid regular towels and use silk or cotton to wrap your hair dry after shampooing and do not rub hair […]

Early baldness interlinked with higher heart disease risk in men

The research, to be presented at the CSI's 69th annual conference in Kolkata, studied 790 men under 40 who had coronary artery disease and 1,270 healthy men of a similar age, who acted as a control group.

Early baldness interlinked with higher heart disease risk in menMale pattern baldness and premature greying are more of a risk factor for heart disease than obesity in men under 40, new research suggests. A study of more than 2,000 young men in India showed more who had coronary artery disease were prematurely bald or grey than men with a full head of hair. The […]

How often you should wash your hair, according to science

Outside the shower, our scalps gradually get shinier, darker, and more oily. So why does it happen, and how often should you wash to keep the grease at bay?

How often you should wash your hair, according to scienceYou’ve probably wondered how often you need to wash that (sometimes greasy, sometimes not) hair of yours. The question is a vexing one. It’s so common, in fact, that it’s the third suggestion that pops up when typing ‘how often’ into Google (following queries about showering and pooping). The root of the issue Your hair […]

10-yr-old donates hair to cancer patients, sets an example

The cancer patients, during chemotherapy, lose their hair. After seeing the plight of the patients, ten-year-old, Aditi Jain, hails from Pune, Maharashtra, has donated her hair to an NGO

10-yr-old donates hair to cancer patients, sets an exampleUsually, how would a ten-year-old kid react? Mummy, I want this doll, or Papa I want that cycle. It is normal right. However, have you seen a ten-year-old pursuing her parents to donate her hair? No, then you must meet Aditi Jain. Aditi, who hails from Pune, Maharashtra, who convinced her parents, and donated her […]