As Coronavirus disrupts factories, India curbs exports of key drugs

By: New York Times | Mumbai | Published: March 4, 2020 7:10:34 pm The spreading coronavirus has hobbled Chinese factories that supply India’s vast drug industry with ingredients for antibiotics and vitamins, raising the prospect of global shortages. (Prashanth Vishwanathan/The New York Times) Written by Vindu Goel The spreading coronavirus may soon affect people’s health… Continue reading As Coronavirus disrupts factories, India curbs exports of key drugs

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Your partner’s optimism can help keep your mind healthy, says science

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 4, 2020 6:20:26 pm Science says that people who have a positive outlook in life and are generally optimistic, eat healthy. They also try to stay more physically active and believe in preventive healthcare. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock) Want to stay in the pink of health? Look to… Continue reading Your partner’s optimism can help keep your mind healthy, says science

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Coronavirus scare: PM Modi to skip Holi event; here are some precautions you can also take

By: Lifestyle Desk | Updated: March 4, 2020 4:48:30 pm Holi will be celebrated on March 10, 2020. (Source: Getty Images) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah have announced that they would not be attending Holi Milan programme in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. In a tweet, PM Modi talked about experts advising… Continue reading Coronavirus scare: PM Modi to skip Holi event; here are some precautions you can also take

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Coronavirus: Know the correct way to wash hands, wear mask and other precautions

By: Lifestyle Desk | Published: March 4, 2020 1:20:38 pm New cases of coronavirus have been reported. (Source: Reuters) The increase in the number of coronavirus cases has created panic in numerous countries, including India. With the number of cases in India increasing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that “there is no need to… Continue reading Coronavirus: Know the correct way to wash hands, wear mask and other precautions

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Daytime sleepiness linked with diabetes, cancer risk in elderly: Study

By: PTI | Boston | Published: March 4, 2020 12:30:38 pm Of the 840 people who reported sleepiness at the first interview, 52 people, or 6.2 per cent, developed diabetes compared to 74 people, or 2.9 per cent of those who were never sleepy during the day. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) Experiencing daytime sleepiness may be… Continue reading Daytime sleepiness linked with diabetes, cancer risk in elderly: Study

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Time in range: The new metric that can help diabetics prevent long-term complications

Written by Jayashree Narayanan | Pune | Updated: March 4, 2020 11:08:52 am Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) helps generate blood sugar readings every few minutes and is available on a smartphone or tablet. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Of the several new advances in diabetes care and management, glucose monitoring with Time In Range (TIR) is now… Continue reading Time in range: The new metric that can help diabetics prevent long-term complications

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Shilpa Shetty makes jowar roti; here’s why you should have it too

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 4, 2020 9:10:47 am In her latest video tutorial, she is seen making, jowar Rotis. (Designed by Gargi Singh) With her undeniable fitness and charming style, Shilpa Shetty makes 40s look easy. But if you go by her Instagram and YouTube channel, you would know that… Continue reading Shilpa Shetty makes jowar roti; here’s why you should have it too

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Do you know about this advantage of turning vegetarian?

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 3, 2020 6:20:20 pm A whopping 84 per cent of vegetarians said that they are immensely satisfied with their sex lives. In comparison, only 59 per cent of non-vegetarians said the same. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock) What is common between lovemaking and food? Well, the latter makes the… Continue reading Do you know about this advantage of turning vegetarian?

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Skipping breakfast, snacking at night may lead to delay in burning body fat: Study

By: PTI | Washington | Published: March 3, 2020 10:00:48 am The late-evening snack session resulted in less fat burned when compared to the breakfast session, the research said. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) The time of the day when food is consumed may determine how many calories in it will be burned by the body, according… Continue reading Skipping breakfast, snacking at night may lead to delay in burning body fat: Study

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Simple, affordable lifestyle changes to prevent cardiovascular diseases

By: Lifestyle Desk | Published: March 3, 2020 9:10:25 am A healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk of heart diseases. (Source: Getty Images) A sedentary lifestyle, bad diet and unhealthy habits have made us susceptible to various cardiovascular diseases. The prevalence of heart disease in India has increased by almost 50 per cent, between 1990… Continue reading Simple, affordable lifestyle changes to prevent cardiovascular diseases

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