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High amount of good cholesterol levels doesn't guarantee low heart disease risk

The study was the first to find that lower HDL cholesterol levels only predicted increased cardiovascular disease risk for white adults

23 November,2022 10:36 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

Explainer: Understanding testicular cancer and why men should get tested early

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As a part of Men’s Health Awareness Month being observed globally, this week the focus is on testicular cancer. A cancer that is said to have a low incidence in India but still needs to be spoken about and especially diagnosed early to get rid of it

22 November,2022 10:56 AM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

Apple Watch may help detect silent heart disease: Study

The Mayo Clinic study infers that the potential of smartwatches to assist with conducting remote digital health studies is just in the beginning phases

21 November,2022 05:09 PM IST | San Francisco | IANS

Less discussed urinary leakages affect women's bladder health: Experts

According to experts, one in four women in India above the age of 35 face some kind of urinary leakage. The common misconception is that it is a part of having given birth to children and due to the ageing process

21 November,2022 12:20 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS

A new technology aims to detect early-stage Alzheimer's disease: Report

The Alzheimer's Association estimates that 50 million people worldwide, including more than 6 million Americans, suffer from Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia

20 November,2022 04:03 PM IST | San Francisco | IANS

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Consuming excess salt may lead to increase in stress levels: Study

Consuming excess salt may lead to increase in stress levels: Study

The recommended daily salt intake for adults is less than six grams, but most people eat about nine grams, according to the study published in Cardiovascular Research

20 November,2022 03:37 PM IST | San Francisco | IANS
Parents have a key role in protecting children from drug abuse: Experts

Parents have a key role in protecting children from drug abuse: Experts

"The role of parents in ensuring a drugs-free childhood is especially crucial at a time when the pace of transition to nucleus families has accelerated. Family settings are central to defining the trajectories of current and future generations, and parenting education remains a missing link in most youth safeguarding strategies," said Schlaffer

19 November,2022 04:17 PM IST | Thiruvananthapuram | IANS
What is Movember and why you need to know about prostate cancer affecting men

What is Movember and why you need to know about prostate cancer affecting men

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Movember, the annual movement that focuses on raising awareness about men’s health is already underway this November. With prostate cancer being one of the causes, Mid-day Online talks to a city urologist to understand more about the disease in the first part of the series for this month

19 November,2022 03:11 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
An expert guide to men’s mental health, gender gap and societal expectations

An expert guide to men’s mental health, gender gap and societal expectations

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Ahead of International Men’s Day, mental health practitioners explain how distinctively mental health issues present themselves in men

19 November,2022 03:06 PM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal
Want to protect your skin from pollution? Follow these easy tips

Want to protect your skin from pollution? Follow these easy tips

Living in India, one is constantly exposed to high levels of air pollutants for an extended period and that may cause serious harm to your skin

18 November,2022 10:01 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

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Global Handwashing Day 2022: Six reasons why you need to wash your dirty hands

Every year, Global Handwashing Day is celebrated on October 15. While the activity of washing one's hands is nothing new, it is often a practice that is taken for granted by most people. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us a lot about why we need to keep our hands clean. Dirty hands may not only result in viral diseases but also lead to others like gastroenteritis during the monsoon. Simply put, experts say it is very important to wash our hands often during the day as we also use many tech devices that also carry a lot of germs on them  

15 October,2022 09:34 AM IST

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Want to protect your skin from pollution? Follow these easy tips

Want to protect your skin from pollution? Follow these easy tips

Living in India, one is constantly exposed to high levels of air pollutants for an extended period and that may cause serious harm to your skin

18 November,2022 10:01 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

‘Winter worsens bone problems’: Experts share ways to maintain bone health

‘Winter worsens bone problems’: Experts share ways to maintain bone health

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Winter is observed to impact the bone health of many Indians, especially those who show signs of Vitamin D deficiency— a major cause of bone conditions among Indian adults, as per the fifth National Family Health Survey. City-based medical experts shed light on causes and simple ways to maintain bone health during the season

18 November,2022 03:16 PM IST | Mumbai | Sarasvati T

Sedentary lifestyle leading to a spurt in diabetes cases among the young: Expert

Sedentary lifestyle leading to a spurt in diabetes cases among the young: Expert

Dr Abhishek Shukla, secretary general of Association of International Doctors, said that "Obesity, which is a big contributing factor to diabetes, is increasing among young professionals. They sit for long hours, keep munching on fast food even when they are working. This is an unhealthy lifestyle"

17 November,2022 11:12 AM IST | Mumbai | IANS

What the lack of social interaction takes away from the college experience

What the lack of social interaction takes away from the college experience

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College students have had to stay indoors, missing out on some of the most important personality-shaping experiences, during the Covid-19 pandemic. As group interactions, cultural events and sports remain on hold or uncertain, city-based psychiatrist Dr Kersi Chavda shares how the lack of socialising affects students and outlines ways to cope

17 November,2022 10:50 AM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

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