All you need to know about that irritating and embarrassing itch in your groin area

Jock itch is an annoying and itchy rash common in people who sweat a lot, such as athletes. The rash is often found in the genital, buttock, and thigh regions. Although uncomfortable, jock itch is not serious and can be treated and prevented very easily. Jock itch is an infection caused by a mold like […]

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Now a wearable ‘tattoo’ can help mute people speak again

Researchers from China developed a wearable artificial throat that mute people can use without an invasive surgery. The project, reported in the journal ACS Nano, shows that the device was able to transform throat movements into sounds. It works by simply attaching the wearable tech to the neck just like a temporary tattoo. People can […]

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

During 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 […]

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Health tech: E-tattoo enables accurate, uninterrupted heart monitoring beats regular ECG

Currently, doctors use electrocardiographs (ECG) to monitor the heart – a technology that has not changed in any significant way for almost a century. A new wearable technology made from stretchy, lightweight material could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate than existing electrocardiograph machines — a technology that has changed little in almost […]

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Seven tips to follow this monsoon for skin and hair care

Don’t ignore your skin this monsoon!

Monsoon season brings a sigh of relief after the scorching heat in summers. It, however, comes with its share of problems; skin, for example, needs utmost care and nurturing in this season. A multitude of myths and misconceptions prevail, which make us treat our skin with harsh chemicals, detergents, resort to aggressive methods like overzealous […]

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

Although 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 […]

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Allergies linked to higher junk food consumption, suggests new study

AGEs are proteins or fats found in foods that react with sugars to become glycated. They are therefore abundant in processed foods that are packed with sugar and fat like bacon, cake, pizza and burgers. Microwaved foods, as well as barbecued or roasted meat, are also high in AGEs. A new study from researchers at […]

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