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Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

New Delhi: As Delhi air pollution reached alarming levels and leaving everyone gasping for breath, hospitals in the national capital witnessed a 100 percent spike in the number of patients with respiratory problems. On Thursday, all the 10 pollution monitoring stations of the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (Safar) recorded ‘beyond severe’ [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

All you’ve ever wanted to know about a prostate exam, explains a Urological Surgeon

All you’ve ever wanted to know about a prostate exam, explains a Urological Surgeon

Too embarrassed to get your prostate checked? Gareth Brown, Consultant Urological Surgeon at Nuffield Health, explains why it’s well worth a few awkward moments. When I meet a man to check his prostate, the first thing I do is shake his hand. That’s the point when many of them realise I have big hands – and big [...]

November 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on All you’ve ever wanted to know about a prostate exam, explains a Urological Surgeon

A ‘bracing’ daily walk could add years to your life, study shows

A ‘bracing’ daily walk could add years to your life, study shows

We love walking here at NetDoctor. Whether it be a stroll round the park with friends or a weekend hike with family, it’s becoming clearer that this particular pastime is one of the best things you can do for your health. Indeed, one new study has suggested that – in addition to increasing fitness levels and [...]

November 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A ‘bracing’ daily walk could add years to your life, study shows

How to get rid of a cold: 9 expert tips for getting over a cold quickly

How to get rid of a cold: 9 expert tips for getting over a cold quickly

Runny nose, scratchy throat or a tickly cough? It’s horrible knowing that a cold is already in your system – and that it’s only going to get worse. We’ve all heard that wrapping up warm and drinking plenty of fluids will help you recover once a bug has struck, but are there any tips and tricks that [...]

October 28, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How to get rid of a cold: 9 expert tips for getting over a cold quickly

PHE launch ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ campaign to tackle medicinal ‘apocalypse’

PHE launch ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ campaign to tackle medicinal ‘apocalypse’

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a major new campaign titled ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ in an attempt to stave off the bacterial “apocalypse” that we have so often been warned about in recent months. The move comes after England’s chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, claimed that the growing rate of antibiotic resistance would spell “the end [...]

October 28, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on PHE launch ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ campaign to tackle medicinal ‘apocalypse’

Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

As we move towards darker nights that will take us into winter, now is a great time to head to bed earlier and set a new sleep schedule. Sleep expert Matthew Walker, a UC Berkeley professor and author of the recently released, Why We Sleep, says that getting a sufficient amount of shut-eye can do wonders [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

Why Are Milkshakes Not the Best Idea According to Ayurveda

Why Are Milkshakes Not the Best Idea According to Ayurveda

Love Milkshakes? The goodness of freshly cut fruits blended with the ever so nutritious milk, think there can’t be a concoction as healthy as this? Think again.  Turns out that pairing these two healthy foods may not always result in a healthy combination. In fact, it is better not to team certain foods and consume them [...]

October 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why Are Milkshakes Not the Best Idea According to Ayurveda

Pay attention to your gut health. It could be the key to ageing well

Pay attention to your gut health. It could be the key to ageing well

Chinese and Canadian researchers have found evidence to suggest that a healthy gut could be linked to healthy ageing. Carried out by researchers from Ontario’s Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute as well as from Tianyi Health Science Institute in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China, the research is one of the largest microbiota studies conducted in [...]

October 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Pay attention to your gut health. It could be the key to ageing well

Famed jeweler David Yurman coming to Raleigh

Famed jeweler David Yurman coming to Raleigh

David Yurman Appearance Jewelry designer David Yurman visits Bailey’s Fine Jewelry in Cameron Village to debut the latest pieces from his High Jewelry collection. He’ll be there from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 21. The collection features showstopper pieces made with rare jewels selected for their shape and color – tourmaline the color of [...]

October 17, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Famed jeweler David Yurman coming to Raleigh

Marijuana leads to changes in brain function, increases violent behaviour: Research

Marijuana leads to changes in brain function, increases violent behaviour: Research

Marijuana is considered to be a medicinal drug and if consumed for health purposes, it can be useful for a person. But in July this year, a study showed that marijuana use may lead to psychosocial problems. Now, a new research found a link between use of marijuana and changes in brain function. A group of researchers has [...]

October 13, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Marijuana leads to changes in brain function, increases violent behaviour: Research

Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

Surekha Pagare was on her way to work in Mumbai when she broke out into a sweat. She became breathless and her neck began to hurt. She dismissed this odd discomfort as tiredness caused by her stressful routine as a mammography technician. But she knew something was off. She decided to get tested, just to [...]

October 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

Immunotherapy: How your immune system can be roped in to treat breast cancer

Immunotherapy: How your immune system can be roped in to treat breast cancer

Immunotherapy is less invasive than chemotherapy in the treatment of cancer, notably in its most advanced forms, offering new hope to women with breast cancer. Ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, here is a brief overview of this new technology, which, like a vaccine, involves making the immune system recognise cancer cells in order [...]

September 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Immunotherapy: How your immune system can be roped in to treat breast cancer