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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DHT (DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE)

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DHT (DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE)

Androgenic alopecia or male pattern baldness is the common type of hair loss that occurs in men. The exact reason for this type of hair loss is unknown, but it is believed that genetic, hormonal and environmental factors are all responsible for this. DHT is thought to be the major factor amongst all. Some key [...]

November 19, 2021 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DHT (DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE)

5 ways we need to change how we address internal displacement

5 ways we need to change how we address internal displacement

Globally, as many as 55 million people are internally displaced, more than twice the number of refugees or asylum seekers. Federica Mogherini and Donald Kaberuka are co-chairs of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement. Here they explain just five recommendations for how governments and the UN can change their approach to internal displacement. [...]

October 25, 2021 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on 5 ways we need to change how we address internal displacement

A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

The intention is to guide teachers as well as students through the entire syllabus without leaving any gaps in the teaching-learning process. (Photo: Representational image) India does not have a system of education,” proclaimed Prof. Krishna Kumar in his recent talk on “Teaching the Indian Constitution” at a conference in Kolkata. “We have a system [...]

August 13, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

Education Debates Need Focus

Education Debates Need Focus

2020 Democratic presidential candidates are shown on a screen as members of the media work during the Democratic presidential candidate debate in Miami, Florida on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Photographer: Jayme Gershen/Bloomberg © 2019 BLOOMBERG FINANCE LP Charter schools are under attack. They are being blamed for draining money from traditional public school coffers. They [...]

June 29, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Education Debates Need Focus

Do you need a dengue-specific health cover?

Do you need a dengue-specific health cover?

Coimbatore-based Hani Harrise, 21, was diagnosed with dengue in August 2015. His platelet count dropped to 40,000. Platelet count between 150,000 and 450,000 for every microlitre of blood is considered healthy. “I was hospitalized for 10 days because the situation was severe. I didn’t have health insurance, so we ended up spending around ₹28,000 for my [...]

June 25, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Do you need a dengue-specific health cover?

Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Ladies, when was the last time you got a mammogram or got yourself screened for breast cancer? A simple self-examination at home might lead to early detection, and in turn boost chances of recovery. We’re not exaggerating. “Breast cancer accounts for 25% of all female cancers diagnosed worldwide. It is the most common cause of [...]

June 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

NEW YORK — Serena Williams says the conversation about stopping domestic abuse shouldn’t just center around women, but men as well. The tennis superstar says education about domestic abuse should start when men are young boys. “I think expanding the conversation to men and expanding the conversation to young boys, it’s so important,” she said in an [...]

June 22, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

Smoking hookahs has been a leisurely activity for centuries, and is popular even today at nightclubs and hookah bars. Snehal Singh, senior lifestyle and wellness management consultant at Healthians, and Sargam Dhawan, director, Planet Herbs Lifesciences list major myths about the hookah: * Myth 1: Hookah and vaping is the same. Hookah is used to [...]

June 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

8 things you need to know about breast cancer

8 things you need to know about breast cancer

Author and breast cancer survivor Nicola Sellars opens up about the things that would have made her cancer journey a little bit easier Any sort of cancer diagnosis can be life-changing and, no matter how ‘prepared’ you might be, there are some things that come with the disease that you simply can’t predict. Here, author [...]

April 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 8 things you need to know about breast cancer

Everything you need to know about kefir

Everything you need to know about kefir

Forget chia seeds or kale: fermented foods are the health trend of the moment and the new kid on the block is kefir – a cultured, fermented milk drink. Similar to yogurt, kefir has a slightly more tart, sour taste (some say it’s ‘fizzy’ thanks to the carbon dioxide produced during the fermentation process). Traditionally, it’s made [...]

April 16, 2018 Loknath Das Uncategorized Comments Off on Everything you need to know about kefir

Everything you need to know about turmeric

Everything you need to know about turmeric

Tumeric is old news in Asia, where people have been reaping the benefits of this native spice for thousands of years. But it seems that the western world is only just cottoning on to how much this wonder root can help improve our everyday health and wellbeing, with many newspapers reporting on one woman’s recent claims that it has helped [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Everything you need to know about turmeric

Everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test

Everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test

Home pregnancy tests are easy to find and extremely accurate when used correctly. However, there are several things you need to take into consideration when testing for pregnancy using a shop-bought product. Here, we chat to the team at the period-tracking app Clue for the down-low on everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test. When [...]

January 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test