Can you be immune to COVID-19 virus?

As the COVID-19 virus rages on, with an equally upward tick in reinfections and breakthorugh infections, what’s surprising researchers is how some people have completely dodged the virus even while their family members have been affected and have been in close proximity. And they tested negative for the virus as well as for antibodies. Are … Read more

Five-step guide to digital detox

When smartphones first came into our lives, we genuinely believed that they would improve our efficiency, save time and help de-stress. We believed that e-mails, instant messaging and social media would make us more connected. Little did we realize that with the proliferation of technology, we would also find ourselves more stressed and always on … Read more

10 Ayurvedic remedies to ‘heal sore throat without antibiotics’

Developing a sore throat is pretty common, especially during season change. With Covid-19 cases once again increasing, a lot of people are complaining of persisting symptoms like sore throat, cold, and cough. While it is common to reach out for antibiotics, how about treating your sore throat without popping those bitter pills? Ayurvedic expert Dr … Read more

Proven: Yoga is good for heart health

It’s proven, yoga is indeed good for your cardio-vascular health. A month of yoga increased good lipids (HDL) and reduced bad ones (LDL) in people who had just coopted the routine in their daily lives, according to a latest study by PGIMER, Chandigarh. Not only that, results showed that one can derive maximum benefit from … Read more

Can coffee indeed reduce kidney injury risk?

A recent study, published in Kidney International Reports, has shown that drinking two to three cups of coffee a day may reduce kidney injury risk by 23 per cent but the finding should not be taken at face value. It is a fairly big study and is being looked at with interest as researchers investigated … Read more

Cutting Edge: New TB test kit can detect latent infection

With India chasing the target of eliminating tuberculosis by 2025, five years ahead of the global sustainable development goal, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya recently announced a “Made in India” TB skin test to be used in the disease control mission. The test, which will be manufactured and marketed as Cy-TB by the Serum Institute … Read more

The Monday to Saturday yoga guide

For yoga therapy to be fully effective, the initial treatment should be ideally done away from home in a yogashram. At home, it may not be possible to relax deeply, and tension slows down the healing. Also, at home, the conditions that created the health problems in the first place, are still there and may … Read more

Yoga to keep lifestyle disease parameters in check – hypertension, diabetes, PCOS amongst others, Health News, ET HealthWorld

By Arunima Singhdeo Every decade the world is changing. Just 20 years back our food was different, our work hours ended at 5-6pm, we moved more as cars and bikes were not the norm. We would walk to catch a bus and taxis did not come right till your doorstep. Another huge change is the … Read more

Ayurveda suggests avoiding these 5 foods for dinner

Home Lifestyle Health Ayurveda suggests avoiding these 5 foods for dinner “Our digestive fire (agni) is the lowest in the night. Undigested food can lead to the accumulation of toxins,” Dr Rekha Radhamony said. Be careful of what you eat for dinner (Source: Getty Images / Thinkstock) Dinner is the last meal of the day … Read more

New brain stroke map shows how people can give up smoking

A recent study, that showed how cigarette smokers kicked the habit spontaneously after they suffered a brain stroke or injury, has helped map regions within the cranium that control addiction of any kind. The research, published in the scientific journal Nature Medicine and quoted by the New York Times, says how certain scans, while showing … Read more