Health And Fitness

Green tea may significantly help in lowering diabetes: Study

[ad_1] The tea contains a variety of effective compounds including antioxidants, vitamins, carbohydrates, protein, minerals, and flavonoid-like polyphenols, which may be beneficial in the prevention of diabetes Image for representational purpose only. Photo: istock Many people drink green tea because of its known benefits in weight loss. Interestingly, a new study has found …

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Drinking alcohol may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes in people over 40 years: Lancet

[ad_1] However, the study showed that young people may face higher health risks from alcohol consumption than older adults Image for representational purpose only. Photo: istock If you are over 40 and have no underlying health conditions a small glass of red wine, or a can or bottle of beer, or a shot …

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Women in healthcare paid 24 per cent less than men: WHO report

[ad_1] The report documents a raw gender pay gap of roughly 20 percentage points which jumps to 24 percentage points when factors such as age, education and working time are taken into account Representational image. Pic/iStock Although women represent 67 per cent of workers in the healthcare sector globally, they are paid 24 …

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Protection following Covid-19 vaccination short-lived, booster shots important: Study

[ad_1] Since Covid-19 vaccines first became available to protect against infection and severe illness, there has been much uncertainty about how long the protection lasts and when it might be necessary for individuals to get an additional booster shot Representational image. Pic/iStock Vaccine protection against Covid-19 is short-lived and, therefore, booster shots are …

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Mumbai experts on why dengue spikes during the monsoon; causes and emergency treatment

[ad_1] The monsoon season in Mumbai brings different kinds of diseases with it. With the rising number of dengue cases in the city, two city experts simplify the causes, symptoms and preventive methods for dengue and why people should be concerned about getting affected by it Image for representation: iStock The monsoons have …

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Arsenic contamination in food trade must be monitored: Experts

[ad_1] Long term ingestion of arsenic is reported to lead to several adverse human health effects, including cancer, skin lesions, developmental effects, cardiovascular disease, neurotoxicity, and diabetes Representative Image While mangoes and lychees from Bihar flood domestic markets and some of it, especially the Shahi Lychee, are lined up for exports, arsenic contamination …

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Typhoid bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to essential antibiotics: Lancet

[ad_1] Typhoid fever is a global public health concern, causing 11 million infections and more than 100,000 deaths per year. While it is most prevalent in South Asia – which accounts for 70 per cent of the global disease burden Representative Image According to a study published in the Lancet Microbe journal, bacteria …

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Five important vaccinations for dogs animal caregivers must know about

[ad_1] When it comes to dogs, vaccination is paramount early on, along with periodic booster doses afterwards. The full range of puppy vaccinations begin from as early as 6-8 weeks of age Representational images. Pic/iStock At a time when health has finally become a matter of priority for many, especially after the pandemic …

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