The many benefits of counting your blessings daily.
Month: November 2020
All your migraine triggers ranked from worse to worst
Migraines can be tough. But if you know the triggers, you can stay one step ahead of them. Here’s a list of some of the common offenders ranked.
Medical anthropologist Dr Singer says that bra-free women have about the same low risk for developing breast cancer as men.
Missing Diwali? A week after the festivities, when the dust settles, we are left to go back to our humdrum existence.
Researchers have found an unappetizing link between type 2 diabetes and daily egg consumption, leaving us mourning for our favourite breakfast food.
In everyone’s least favourite household chore, I found a sense of accomplishment, spiritual lessons and even stress relief.
In the winter of 2007, my friend introduced me to the hand sanitizer for the first time. Although unimpressed, I had little choice but to use it. Vials of the oddly-scented liquids gave us some succour from the unreliable taps and shoddy water supply of the Mumbai University campus where we were both pursuing our Masters in Literature.
Eventually, she moved on from vials to a large bottle of a medicated brand, which she carried in her bag — all 750 ml of it. “Industrial strength,” we’d crack up. She’d, of course, in her own endearing way, scoff at her unrefined friends.
‘I travelled 1,500 km with my baby to join India’s fight against COVID-19’
Vaccines before herd immunity should be our mantra, says experts around the world. With 6 vaccines already in phase III trials, we may achieve it before we know it.
A vitamin D deficiency epidemic was in the works since we spent a good part of the year indoors. Not surprisingly, a study has also linked it to COVID-19. Fret not! Here are some ways in which you back bring your levels back up.
Is sugar really the bad guy it is made out to be? I learnt some bittersweet truths about everybody’s favourite sweetener and I can’t wait to share them with you.
A woman on the Vice President’s seat of the world’s most powerful country will give a major fillip to women’s morale all over the world. Let’s count all the ways.
A recent 6-year study by EcoHealth Alliance has found that the Nipah virus is not bound to its ‘belt’ and can happen at any time of the year. So it’s important to pay closer attention to areas where Nipah outbreaks may have not been previously reported.
Around 17 million minks are to be culled in Denmark after 400 human cases of COVID-19 were linked to these furry animals.
Increased screen time and reduced outdoor activities in the lockdown have been bearing down on our eyes. Doctors are worried that these habits could lead to another epidemic — that of myopia or nearsightedness.
Many have been investing in sophisticated N95 masks for increased protection from COVID-19. But the CDC explains why those are not only unnecessary but also risky.