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Prediabetes can raise risk of diabetes by 70 per cent, say experts

Prediabetes can raise risk of diabetes by 70 per cent, say experts

Prediabetes is the most ‘overlooked’ health condition, which if not reversed in time can raise the risk of diabetes by 70 per cent, said experts on Wednesday

Study shows spinal muscular atrophy may raise risk of liver damage

This finding suggests that Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) SMA patients may face additional health problems over time and that its impact extends beyond the nervous system, potentially affecting other organs such as the liver

17 July,2024 11:08 AM IST | Mumbai | IANS

Monsoon Skincare: Follow these tips for healthy skin during rainy season

The humid weather causes several challenges for the skin like dampness and clogged pours, making implementation of special monsoon skincare measures important

16 July,2024 07:27 PM IST | Mumbai | Raaina Jain

Monsoon illnesses: Vaccines and diet tips for women to combat lupus, arthritis

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Autoimmune diseases develop when one’s immune system attacks the body tissues. Studies show that this condition affects approximately 8 percent of people worldwide, of which 78 percent are women. But why specifically women and what can they do to protect themselves against this condition?

16 July,2024 03:31 PM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi

Four new human cases of bird flu found in Colorado, US

Four new human cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza, or bird flu, infection in the state of Colorado have been confirmed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

16 July,2024 01:32 PM IST | Los Angeles | IANS

Child vaccinations stalled after COVID pandemic, WHO and UNICEF call for action

WHO and UNICEF have called for a catch-up in child immunisation, warning global vaccinations of children stalled last year

16 July,2024 12:28 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

Yoga can help manage pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients: AIIMS study

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in the joints. It causes joint damage and pain and can affect other organ system as well like the lungs, heart and brain

16 July,2024 11:42 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS

What makes Papaya a superfood?

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Every monsoon season, Mumbai doctors advise Mumbaikars to be careful and take care of their health. They not only stress on consuming healthy meals and a balanced diet but also emphasise on consuming seasonal produce

16 July,2024 11:19 AM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

Chandipura virus: Six kids dead, cases rising in suspected outbreak in Gujarat

Of the 12 patients, four are from Sabarkantha district, three from Aravalli, and one each from Mahisagar and Kheda. Additionally, two patients from Rajasthan and one from Madhya Pradesh received treatment in Gujarat. Six deaths have been reported, but confirmation is pending based on sample results, said Gujarat health minister Rushikesh Patel

16 July,2024 11:19 AM IST | Gandhinagar | IANS

Two liters of blood removed from a woman’s abdomen

Mumbai-based doctors successfully removed over two liters of blood from a woman’s abdomen despite the odds. Here is what happened

16 July,2024 11:18 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

Walking after meals may help manage diabetes and hypertension, says expert

The expert said walking, whether in the mornings or evenings, before breakfast or dinner, is a healthy habit

15 July,2024 12:14 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

14.5 million missed on vital DTP vaccine globally in 2023: UN sounds alarm

Global childhood immunisation levels stalled in 2023, with a whopping 14.5 million kids missing out on the essential three doses of the vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTP) vaccine

15 July,2024 11:44 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Walking after meals may help manage diabetes and hypertension, says expert

Walking after meals may help manage diabetes and hypertension, says expert

The expert said walking, whether in the mornings or evenings, before breakfast or dinner, is a healthy habit

15 July,2024 12:14 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS
14.5 million missed on vital DTP vaccine globally in 2023: UN sounds alarm

14.5 million missed on vital DTP vaccine globally in 2023: UN sounds alarm

Global childhood immunisation levels stalled in 2023, with a whopping 14.5 million kids missing out on the essential three doses of the vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTP) vaccine

15 July,2024 11:44 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Heart diseases increasing at alarming rate among young: Cardiologists

Heart diseases increasing at alarming rate among young: Cardiologists

At a conference in Chandigarh, interventional cardiologist H.K. Bali emphasised the importance of image-guided angioplasty using IVUS or OCT, which provides better short-term and long-term results

15 July,2024 11:43 AM IST | Chandigarh | IANS
Maintain hygiene, urges doctor amid rising cholera cases

Maintain hygiene, urges doctor amid rising cholera cases

Currently seen in Kerala and Gujarat, Cholera is a waterborne bacterial infection due to the bacterium Vibrio cholerae that is transmitted from one infected person to another due to contaminated water or food, especially seafood

15 July,2024 11:22 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Monsoon likely to trigger foot ulcers in diabetic patients: Experts

Monsoon likely to trigger foot ulcers in diabetic patients: Experts

Diabetic foot is a severe complication of diabetes that takes a toll on the feet due to prolonged high blood sugar levels. It raises the risk of nerve damage (neuropathy) and poor blood circulation, foot ulcers, infections, and amputation in severe cases

15 July,2024 10:55 AM IST | Mumbai | IANS

IN PHOTOS: Haj pilgrims brave intense heatwave in Saudi Arabia's Mecca

Saudi Arabia has announced that it recorded 1,301 deaths among pilgrims during the Haj season, 83 per cent of whom were unregistered individuals. The Saudi Health Minister Fahd Al-Jalajel said on Sunday that the kingdom's healthcare sector addressed "numerous" heat stress cases, with some individuals still in medical care. The pilgrims are not only pouring water over themselves to handle the heat but also covering their heads with boxes and umbrellas

24 June,2024 01:05 PM IST | Nascimento Pinto
Four children die in Gujarat from suspected Chandipura virus infection

Four children die in Gujarat from suspected Chandipura virus infection

In the wake of the outbreak, district authorities have initiated preventive measures, including dusting to eliminate sandflies in the affected areas to curb the spread of the infection

14 July,2024 01:19 PM IST | Sabarkantha (Gujarat) | IANS

Doctors in Lucknow perform world's first robotic surgery to treat a rare case

Doctors in Lucknow perform world's first robotic surgery to treat a rare case

Such a complex procedure where the surgical correction of both the bladder and ureter is done in one setting with a surgical robot has not been reported anywhere in the world, the official added

14 July,2024 12:50 PM IST | Lucknow | IANS

Nearly 6,500 adolescent girls die in childbirth in South Asia every year: UN

Nearly 6,500 adolescent girls die in childbirth in South Asia every year: UN

The experts noted that most of these girls were child brides who have limited power over their reproductive health or lives

13 July,2024 03:35 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS

Daughter-in-law saves the life of father-in-law with robotic liver transplant

Daughter-in-law saves the life of father-in-law with robotic liver transplant

In a world where instances of children deserting their parents have become common, a 33-year-old woman from Surat went ahead to donate a portion of her liver to her father-in-law who was battling chronic liver disease

13 July,2024 03:35 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

International Yoga Day 2024: Yogini Hansaji Yogendra's life-changing interview

    International Yoga Day 2024: Yogini Hansaji Yogendra's life-changing interview

    This International Yoga Day 2024, get the right guidance from the real Yogi. Dr. Hansaji Yogendra - Director of The Yoga Institute Mumbai - the oldest Yoga institute in the world sat down with Mid-day's Katyayani Kapoor for a candid discussion on Yoga secrets and how it holds the power to uplift our lives. In this exclusive video, Dr. Hansaji Yogendra shared the real meaning of Yoga, healing through Yoga, nutrition hacks, the secrets to living a good life and solving life problems, easy yoga poses, healing diseases naturally and the right way to eat in alignment with the concept of Yog. Watch this powerful interview now.

    20 June,2024 05:00 PM IST
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