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Healthier and nutritious diets are more sustainable: Study

14 hours ago · Leeds: According to a new study by the University of Leeds led by Dr Holly Rippin, healthier and nutritious diets are often more environmentally sustainable.The research was published in the 'PLOS ONE Journal'. Food production is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for about one-third of emissions worldwide.

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Omicron may evade existing vaccine immunity, worries …

1 day ago · Omicron — the new Covid variant — has sent the governments across the world and the health bodies in a panic zone. While the Indian government has issued new travel guidelines to prevent a potentially deadly outbreak, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria has warned that Omicron has the potential to bypass immunity provided by vaccines.

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COVID-19: Omicron variant: What are the mutations that

11 hours ago · The rate at which the Omicron COVID-19 variant has been found spreading in South Africa made it the quickest mutant to be labelled a 'variant of concern' by the World Health Organisation last week. Its emergence has already prompted numerous countries to impose fresh travel restrictions to and from various African nations.

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From symptoms to precautions, what you need to know …

1 day ago · However, the health body is quick to add that the increasing rates may be due to increasing overall numbers of people becoming infected. Coetzee confirms the same and adds that her patients recovered fully without hospitalisation. What is the vulnerable group.

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7 Tips for Lower Cholesterol: How to tweak nutrition and

Shed excess weight, improve health: Provided you are overweight or obese, any weight loss helps lower LDL cholesterol. Even a small-to-moderate weight loss — just 10 to 20 pounds — can make an impact. Start by cutting out excess starch from meals and eat lean protein, instead. Start minding the plate size, the portion sizes, the number of

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Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Star Health IPO to opens …

1 day ago · Star Health with a market share of 15.8 percent is the largest private health insurer in the Indian health insurance market, as per a report from CRISIL Research. In FY21 and first half of FY22, it had total gross written premium (GWP) of Rs 9,348.95 crore and Rs 5,069.78 crore, respectively.

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Are you at risk of COVID-19

13 hours ago · Published in the November edition of the Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology journal, the study was conducted on 2586 coronavirus positive patients who were tested with an RT-PCR ad admitted to the hospital from April 8 – October 4 in the year 2020.

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Billionaire's tax saving: World's second richest man Elon

New Delhi: If you thought only middle-class people look for tax saving investments or schemes to reduce their tax outgo while the rich don't care, you are wrong.It seems like even billionaires look for ways to reduce their income tax outgo. World's second richest man, Elon Musk is reportedly planning to leave California and move to Texas in order to save state income tax.

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BlackBerry Key2 with a QWERTY keyboard to launch on …

BlackBerry is officially introducing its next-in-line BlackBerry Key2 smartphone at an event scheduled for June 7, 2018, in New York City. The BlackBerry Key2 is a successor to last year's BlackBerry KeyOne that boasts premium build, Android OS out-of-the-box, and the standard BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard.

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Omicron ushers in some good news; Covid is probably

9 hours ago · Health experts say that while Omicron might be highly potent in spreading, it might not be as lethal as the other strains. According to a PTI report, immunologist Satyajit Rath says the variant is likely to be spreading very fast. However, according to his …

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Amid Omicron fears, Union Health Secretary to hold review

19 hours ago · New Delhi: Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan is scheduled to hold a review meeting with states on the recently identified Omicron variant of COVID-19 on Tuesday. A senior official said no case of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus has been detected in India yet and Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Consortia INSACOG is closely monitoring the situation and expediting the results of …

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Diabetes: CJI Ramana highlights the need for India

9 hours ago · Stating the huge human cost of the disease to the nation -- as diabetes affects major organs like liver, kidney, etc. -- the CJI said, "Insulin, other medicines and associated health care products are highly unaffordable for the vast majority of our population.

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Omicron Covid variant spreading

Health leaders could use the delay to put in stronger measures for preventing transmission or boosting vaccinations, for example. He stresses that vaccines would most likely remain vital weapons against Omicron, both by slowing down its spread and making it more likely that people who do get sick only have mild Covid-19 instead of needing to go

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Einstein's formula for happiness: What did this genius say

6 hours ago · People who describe themselves as happy tend to have fewer health problems, a lower risk of depression, and longer lives, reports a long-standing Harvard study. Matthew Solan, Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch writes about how health and happiness go hand in hand, and how most people can increase their happiness.

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Blanket travel bans will not prevent spread of Omicron

6 hours ago · Geneva: With the new, highly-contagious variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus – Omicron – spreading across the world, several countries have started imposing stricter travel guidelines in order to check the spread of the virus. But, the World Health Organization on Tuesday warned that blanket travel bans will not prevent the spread of the Omicron strain, despite the global health watchdog

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Omicron COVID-19 virus LIVE updates: Centre extends nation

21 hours ago · Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Tuesday held a review meeting with the various states and Union Territories in light of the developing threat posed by the Omicron variant of COVID-19. States have been advised not to led their guard down, with officials emphaisisng on the 'Test, Track, Treat, Vaccinate' strategy.

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Sample of South Africa returnee 'different from Delta

1 day ago · Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar, meanwhile, said the sample of one of the two persons who arrived in Bengaluru recently from South Africa appears "different from the Delta variant", the currently dominant strain. "There is a 63-year-old man whose name I …

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Is drinking 8 glasses of water enough

1 day ago · Also, when one is suffering from health issues like vomitting, diarrhoea etc. one must follow the doctor's advice to ensure oral rehydration therapy. Treatments for bladder infections and urinary tract stones also require to be accompanied by a good water intake.

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Keto diet: Avoid these mistakes to ensure healthy results

5 hours ago · Keto diet - Mistakes to avoid. Here are some mistakes that must be avoided when following a keto diet: Avoiding water: Regardless of the diet, keeping the body hydrated should be a priority. While it is necessary to avoid fluids such as sugar sodas, beverages, energy drinks, etc that are a source of excessive sugar, one must not compromise with

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Surviving cancer in childhood may have a long-term effect

The team analysed health data from cancer survivors from the age of 18 or five years from their initial diagnosis - whichever occurred later. The researchers compared the burden of 183 physical and mental conditions in the two groups, looking at the total number of times people had visited their GP or hospital for each disease type.

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Look out! These signs might indicate a liver in distress

2 days ago · Accumulation of these substances can result in serious health complications. This is where the saviour - liver- comes to our rescue. The liver is responsible for getting rid of toxins and waste from the body. It also aids digestion and the breaking down of fats by producing bile.

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Star Health & Allied Insurance IPO Opens; Chairman V

18 hours ago · The Rs 7,249.18-cr worth IPO of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Star Health & Allied Insurance Company opened for subscription today. The company has been fixed the price band for the issue at Rs 870-900 per share. The issue will close on December 02, 2021. Speaking to ETNOW, the company’s Chairman & CEO V Jagannathan said that the issue comprises fresh issuance of shares …

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Panic grips markets as Regeneron says its COVID-19

5 hours ago · The newly-discovered, highly transmissible Covid-19 variant Omicron is already a shock to the world. South Africa had first detected the B.1.1.529 Covid-19 variant, designated as Omicron by the World Health Organisation (WHO), last week.

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Yoga for the mind: 5 poses that can calm the chaos

1 day ago · New Delhi: The recurring themes of health complications, financial fallouts, environmental crisis, and other issues have plagued the world since time immemorial.While it is true that time is a powerful tool that can help build immunity against certain shortcomings, it is also true that the brutality of time tends to trip people off of their resistance.

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Health Minister K Sudhakar on new Covid variant Omicron; 2

1 day ago · Karnataka Health Minister, K Sudhakar has spoken on the two people who have tested positive on COVID-19 after returning from South Africa. The Minister said that one patient is relatively better than the other. The second person who tested positive has been infected by a variant that is a little different than the Delta variant of Covid. K Sudhakar says, the new variant has overtaken the Delta

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Fugitive Mehul Choksi: Health is deteriorating, can't

1 day ago · Fugitive Mehul Choksi has released a fresh video in which he says that his health is deteriorating and he is not being allowed to travel. He said, "It's unfortunate what I'm going through but will be available to join investigation via video conferencing." He also said that he fears that he might be kidnapped again and may be taken to Guyana. The 62-year-old fugitive is wanted in India in

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Oral health and your overall health: What's the connection

The health of your dents decides your overall health and especially your cardiovascular health. A doctor can look at your teeth and say a lot about your overall health. Maybe you never realised that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body. If only you learnt about the connection between your oral health and overall health, you

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Obesity and oral health: Is there a link

According to a recent study, chronic inflammation caused by obesity may trigger the development of cells that break down bone tissue, including the bone that holds teeth in place. Recent study finds link between obesity and oral health | Photo Credit: iStock Images. Washington: Chronic inflammation caused by obesity may trigger the development

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Blame THESE four habits & health problems for waking up

Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder wherein breathing stops every now and then. One may end up snoring too loud, waking up every now feeling breathless, or gasping. A serious condition, sleep apnea can hint at long-term risk of chronic diseases of the heart or more. Therefore, it is important to check with a doctor timely for

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Effective ways to detox your body amidst the pollution

Smoking can lead to health conditions such as cancer, erectile dysfunction, osteoporosis, and more. Furthermore, avoid excessive consumption of caffeine. Be mindful of your food choices: Mindless consumption of salt, sugar, ultra-processed foods and …

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Horoscope Today, November 24, 2021: Libras to take care of

Your health will not require much attention, so you may relax today. Lucky Number: 14. Lucky Colour: Grey. RELATED NEWS . Monthly Horoscope November 2021: Leo, Virgo and more; check out astrology predictions for all signs. Astro Friend Chirag is the Son of Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla. He has inherited the astrology expertise under the able

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Your walk can affect your health

Improves muscle and bone health: The body requires healthy bones and muscles to ensure balance, coordination, and strength. Brisk walking can help enhance and strengthen muscle and bone health by improving circulation and weight. May aid longevity: A strong and able body has the potential to stay healthy for a longer period of time. By

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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya chairs meeting with

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday chaired a COVID-19 review meeting with officials of Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Puducherry. According to reports, the first dose vaccine coverage in these states is less than 70 per cent. The states have now been asked to launch aggresive campaigns to increase the pace of vaccination.

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Are carbs all unhealthy

Are there any health benefits of carbohydrates? People following a ketogenic diet (including proteins and fats and eliminating carbs altogether) and diabetes patients are often asked to refrain from carbs for better blood sugar control. However, as it turns out, carbs have some health benefits to offer besides just acting as a source of energy.

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Seven health benefits of turmeric as advocated by

The west seems awed by this deep golden herb that is easy to add to smoothies and curries and shows promise when it comes to the following health benefits. Lessens inflammation: For chronic conditions where inflammation starts to affect tissues in your body, taking turmeric may be beneficial. According to the Cleveland Clinic Registered

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Delhi chokes as air quality worsens, health experts share

Delhi chokes as air quality worsens, health experts share what AQI score is ideal. Health. Simran Arora | Correspondent . Updated Nov 25, 2021 | 12:05 IST The AQI is a multidimensional measure of air quality in the short-run (24-hour average). India's AQI tends to be high primarily due to PM 2.5 (particulate matter which is equal to or less

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Har Ghar Dastak: Health Ministry aims to achieve 90% Covid

New Delhi: With an aim to shield all citizens against the emerging strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday announced that it aims to vaccinate the entire population of India by at least the first shot of the Covid-19 jab by November 30. “So far, 80% single dose and 39% double doses have been covered.

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Times Now Summit 2021: Not rushing through children's

Times Now Summit 2021: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that the government is still in conversation with medical experts over the COVID-19 vaccine before it begins the drive to vaccinate children across India. The govt wants to be sure that vaccines are safe for children.

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New compound for innovative pain relief found: Study

Washington: In a new study, researchers have targeted a common sodium ion channel to reverse pain, with positive results that could lead to a non-addictive solution to treat pain.The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Science Translational Medicine'. Most people experience pain at some point in their lives, and the National Institutes of Health estimates 100 million people in

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Soybeans: The nutrient profile and health benefits

An excellent source of high-quality protein, soybeans are next to animal sources like chicken, beef and other red meats which are often high in saturated fats and cholesterol. Soybeans, as per the American Heart Association, are linked to better heart health owing to their small yet significant impact on lowering LDL (bad cholesterol levels).

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Health experts dispute Kerala government decision to

Meanwhile, health activists alleged that the ward members and teachers are putting pressure on parents to use the product, despite a government guideline. Several parents are yet to make up their minds about giving the medicine to their children. The distribution of the first batch of the medicine began on Monday.

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From exfoliation to hydration, THIS powder can do wonders

Multani mitti has skin lightening and anti-pigmentation properties that can help heal skin damage, even its tone, and enhance its health. Improves skin texture: Multani mitti can have cleansing, exfoliating, and tightening effects on the skin. This can help improve circulation and retention of skin-healthy nutrients, thereby giving the skin a

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Diabetes: Are you testing your blood glucose the right way

New Delhi: The condition characterized by unhealthy levels of blood glucose in the body is termed ad diabetes.Depending on the cause, this condition can be of three types - type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes. When suffering from diabetes, it is essential to keep regular track of blood sugar levels to ensure health and prevent the risk of unhealthy spikes in the same.

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From being diabetes friendly to aiding digestion

May promote eye health: Being a rich source of the antioxidant lutein, custard apples can promote eye health and reduce the risk of developing eye problems caused due to macular degeneration and damage. May be heart healthy: The presence of magnesium, potassium, and other nutrients can help regulate healthy blood pressure levels. Furthermore

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Vision and eye health myths that one must watch out for

With appropriate care, eye health could be managed and maintained for a long time. Myth 2: Reading in dim light or reading too closely will damage the eyes. Fact: Even before the invention of artificial light sources, people used to read and write without worrying about damaging their eyes. As much as it is true that a well-lit room will surely

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Antibiotic intake up by 116% in South Asia. Is

It is a pill-popping world, and now studies have established the extent to which we have increasingly been taking antibiotics. The latest study published in The Lancet Planetary Health by the Global Research on Antimicrobial Resistance (GRAM) Project says that consumption of antibiotics has increased worldwide by 46 per cent between 2000 and 2018.

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