Category Archives: Health

Dangers of Nicotine in the body

The fastest way to get Nicotine into your system is through Cigarettes. Center for Disease Control estimated that about 480,000 premature deaths can be attributed to tobacco abuse in the US which contributes to 1 out of 5 deaths. At the least, 30 people are struggling with one serious medical condition which is caused due to tobacco. Here are some ... Read More »

Passive smoking is an active and acute problem

Contributed by Dr. Vishal Rao, Regional Director – Head & Neck Surgical Oncology and Robotic Surgery, HCG Cancer Hospital Bengaluru Secondhand smoking or passive smoking is the inhalation of a combined smoke from the burning end of a cigarette, as also the smoke exhaled by smokers. Secondhand smoke contains more than 7000 chemicals of which over several hundred are toxic ... Read More »

10 healthy recipes for Thyroid patients

The Thyroid is becoming a more acute problem day by day and we can say that because studies have revealed that about 27 million people are suffering from this condition at present. Studies also revealed that even having a mild impairment of thyroid gland can result in cerebral impairment. So, Thyroid is a butterfly-shaped, small gland which is situated at ... Read More »

Calcium Deposits in Coronary Arteries Early Sign of Heart Trouble: NURA Doctors

At least 25% of people who experience a non-fatal heart attack or sudden death, have had no previous symptoms Doctors recommend that all adults must get their heart checked for calcium deposits once a year through the heart calcium-score screening test NURA doctors are seeing 20% positive rate for heart calcium among people getting themselves tested BENGALURU / JANUARY 11, ... Read More »

How to have glowing skin during this winter

Authored by Dr. Shireen Furtado, Consultant – Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology, Aster CMI Hospital As the temperatures and humidity levels drop, people experience an increase in skin related issues, particularly dryness in the skin. The dry and sometimes itchy texture of the skin is caused by a loss of moisture from the body. People who are already prone to developing dryness ... Read More »

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Women Should Go For Regular Screenings To Lower The Risk Of Cervical Cancer By: Dr Sheetal Agarwal Gynaecologist, Apollo Spectra Hospital, Delhi Cervical cancer cases are increasing at an alarming rate in the country as this type of cancer is commonly seen in women. Did you know? Screening can help prevent cervical cancer. Yes, that’s right! Screening can help spot abnormal changes in the cervix, and a woman ... Read More »

A Guide to Manage Winter Allergies and Asthma

Article by Dr. Pavan Yadav, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine, and Lung Transplantation, Aster RV Hospital During the winter months, colds, flu, and other respiratory illnesses are quite common. These infections have also been linked to an increase in asthma symptoms. When an asthmatic inhales cold, dry air, the muscles in the lungs may spasm in an attempt to ... Read More »

What is a Teeth Clip and How It Helps You?

Do you know that we now have various alternative ways to fix your orthodontic issues and transform your smile that you secretly wish for? The last way that we knew were those uncomfortable conventional metal and ceramic braces. Well, let’s not keep you in suspense anymore! It is the trendiest and most comfy transparent teeth clip. With a transparent and ... Read More »

10 Uses Of Olive Oil

When it comes to health benefits, no oil can catch up to olive oil. It has been long documented that the long healthy lifespan of people living in the Mediterranean region (where olive prominently grows) is due to their copious consumption of olive oil. From using it as the cooking medium to using it for beauty purposes, olive oil can ... Read More »

Does winter worsen Heart failure ??

Winter is a favorite season of many. We think it will be cool and the mind will be calm. However, heart attacks are also more common during this period. Dr. Suresh Gude, Senior Cardiologist Kamineni Hospitals, Hyderabad advises early diagnosis and shares remedies to overcome A healthy heart pumps blood to all parts of the body. If the heart fails ... Read More »