Health And Fitness

Expert explains how to prevent vaginal infections

[ad_1] Vaginal infections are a common occurrence during monsoon given increased humidity and frequent usage of damp clothes. Mid-Day Online spoke to city-based gynaecologist who offers clarity over severity of such infections and measures to prevent them Women become more susceptible to vaginal and urinary infections as the increasing humidity accelerates bacterial and fungal …

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Leptospirosis alert — check symptoms and preventive measures

[ad_1] As the civic body alerts Mumbaikars about a rise in the cases of leptospirosis in the city after over a week’s heavy rainfall, Mid-Day Online reached out to city-based experts to know the symptoms and preventive measures for the disease The disease is recorded in Mumbai predominantly during monsoon due to waterlogging and …

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Follow these five tips to take care of the skin around your eyes this monsoon

[ad_1] When the weather conditions like the ongoing monsoon are favourable for bacteria and viruses to thrive, maintaining eye hygiene becomes critical Image for representational purpose only. Photo: istock The monsoon brings with it a variety of seasonal diseases and each and everyone of us has to take some extra effort of our …

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Young adults need to beware of heart attacks post-Covid, here’s why

[ad_1] Mumbai has seen an increase in the number of heart attacks during the last two years of the Covid-19 pandemic. While the reasons are many, experts say there is a possibility of people suffering from it post-Covid and they highlight why younger adults need to be cautious Image for representational purpose only. Photo: …

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Older adults twice as likely to develop mental health risk, financial difficulties due to Covid-19 pandemic: Study

[ad_1] These adverse effects lasted for up to six months after the presumed start of infection and appeared to worsen Image for representational purpose only. Photo: istock The effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on people is being seen right now and according to a new study, older people have been affected to a …

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Zika virus may have already become endemic in India: Experts

[ad_1] While Zika cases were earlier reported from Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in 2017 and Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh in 2018, in 2021 the virus was detected in Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Punjab as well as Delhi Representational images. Pic/iStock Even as a recent study led by the Indian Council …

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Experts share insights on face masks for different skin types

[ad_1] While the increasing awareness about skin health has convinced many to try facial masks for face treatment, finding the most suitable mask can be a tricky task. Expert dermatologists offer clarity over face masks for all skin types and the risks linked to incorrect usage of such products Image for representation: iStock …

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People with liver diseases run a higher risk of dementia: Study

[ad_1] Approximately 25 percent of people worldwide are affected by non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases Representative Image People with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) — a build-up of fat cells in the liver — run a higher risk of dementia, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology. NAFLD is the most …

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