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#HealthBytes: Exercises to get rid of arm fat at home

24 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Exercises to get rid of arm fat at home

Just like belly fat, arm fat is stubborn and requires a lot of effort to get rid of.

Flavorful mocktail delights to try at home during winters

18 Jan 2021

Flavorful mocktail delights to try at home during winters

Fancy a change from your regular cocktails? Have a teetotaler friend who doesn't go beyond Diet Coke? Not sure what to serve a pregnant friend?

#HealthBytes: These health benefits of laughter are scientifically proved

17 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: These health benefits of laughter are scientifically proved

May it be giggling while watching our favorite sitcom or sharing a joke with our friend, even the smallest act of laughter has health benefits.

All about Lagom: The Swedish way to a happy life

17 Jan 2021

All about Lagom: The Swedish way to a happy life

Life constantly seems to be a rat race where everyone is either running toward a goal or is tucked away somewhere in their own past.

Want to get an even skin tone? Follow these tips

17 Jan 2021

Want to get an even skin tone? Follow these tips

When a few parts of the skin appear darker than the others, it leads to uneven skin tone.

Some benefits of activated charcoal for skin and hair

17 Jan 2021

Some benefits of activated charcoal for skin and hair

Activated charcoal is a staple in the beauty industry and is used in a variety of products.

#HealthBytes: Before using apple cider vinegar, know all about it

17 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Before using apple cider vinegar, know all about it

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is fermented apple juice and is mainly composed of acetic acid, which gives it a sour smell and taste.

#HealthBytes: Follow this night-time skincare routine for healthy, clear skin

17 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Follow this night-time skincare routine for healthy, clear skin

Skincare regimes aren't always scheduled for the daytime.

#HealthBytes: Do you snore? Follow these tips to reduce it

16 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Do you snore? Follow these tips to reduce it

Snoring happens when the air that we breathe doesn't have a free pathway to move between the nose and throat.

Makar Sankranti: Recipes to try at home this festive season

14 Jan 2021

Makar Sankranti: Recipes to try at home this festive season

Makar Sankranti marks the end of the long winter months and celebrates the onset of spring.

Novel coronavirus may resemble common cold in future, scientists predict

13 Jan 2021

Novel coronavirus may resemble common cold in future, scientists predict

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may resemble the mild cold-causing coronaviruses that currently circulate in humans if it becomes endemic and most people are exposed to it in childhood, according to a study.

#HealthBytes: What are the benefits of using bath salts?

11 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: What are the benefits of using bath salts?

Just like how the right amount of salt amps up any dish, bathing salts have their own benefits, too.

#HealthBytes: Know about different types of intermittent fasting, its benefits

10 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Know about different types of intermittent fasting, its benefits

In a world where some new popular fitness and diet trend gets introduced almost daily, intermittent fasting (IF) has maintained its popularity for quite some time now.

#HealthBytes: Why is a full body detox crucial for us?

10 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Why is a full body detox crucial for us?

A full body cleanse or detox is the process of removing toxins from the body.

Low maintenance indoor plants to amp up your home

10 Jan 2021

Low maintenance indoor plants to amp up your home

Indoor plants are a great way to add color and vibrance to your living space.

#HealthBytes: Five effective home remedies to remove sun tan

10 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Five effective home remedies to remove sun tan

Let's face it, summer or winter, a suntan is really hard to hide from.

Pandemic special: Some scenic Work From Home destinations in India

10 Jan 2021

Pandemic special: Some scenic Work From Home destinations in India

It's almost a year since the pandemic began and a year since the majority of the workforce made workstations out of their homes.

#HealthBytes: Five foods to help you tackle vitamin D deficiency

10 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Five foods to help you tackle vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D is produced when our body is exposed to the sun, but in today's world, where exposure to the sun is limited, this becomes a tricky exercise.

#HealthBytes: Benefits of daily meditation for a healthier lifestyle

10 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Benefits of daily meditation for a healthier lifestyle

It may not be wrong to say that meditation is the ultimate treasure trove to happiness and peaceful life.

#HealthBytes: How to get healthy eyebrows, that too at home?

10 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: How to get healthy eyebrows, that too at home?

There are umpteen beauty-related facts online, but the most overlooked topic has to be that of eyebrows.

#HealthBytes: Try these remedies at home to eliminate dark circles

10 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Try these remedies at home to eliminate dark circles

Dark circles are usually a by-product of years of sleepless nights and unhealthy eating habits.

WHO: Rich nations, vaccine makers should stop bilateral deals

09 Jan 2021

WHO: Rich nations, vaccine makers should stop bilateral deals

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, appealed on Friday to makers of COVID-19 vaccines and the wealthier countries buying them to stop making bilateral deals, saying they are hurting a UN-backed effort to widen access to the jabs.

Pfizer study suggests vaccine works against coronavirus variant

08 Jan 2021

Pfizer study suggests vaccine works against coronavirus variant

New research suggests that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine can protect against a mutation found in two contagious variants of the coronavirus that erupted in Britain and South Africa.

#HealthBytes: Effective tips to tackle cracked heels at home

03 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Effective tips to tackle cracked heels at home

Taking care of the feet is something that most people don't prioritize, even though they are the ones gathering the maximum dirt.

#HealthBytes: Here's what can happen if you are sleep deprived

03 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Here's what can happen if you are sleep deprived

In order to function properly, every human being needs 7-9 hours of uninterrupted sleep.

#HealthBytes: Exercises that can help in improving your stamina

03 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Exercises that can help in improving your stamina

Lack of stamina is not uncommon, but with the current pandemic situation, it has worsened due to the lack of movement.

#HealthBytes: Essential tips for an effective nail care routine

03 Jan 2021

#HealthBytes: Essential tips for an effective nail care routine

Nail care is usually not high on a person's self-care routine checklist, but that doesn't make it unimportant.

Bill legalizing abortion passed in Pope's native Argentina

31 Dec 2020

Bill legalizing abortion passed in Pope's native Argentina

Argentina on Wednesday became the largest nation in Latin America to legalize elective abortion, a triumph for a feminist movement that overcame a last-minute appeal by Pope Francis to his compatriots.

Scientists develop a new method for visualizing breath

31 Dec 2020

Scientists develop a new method for visualizing breath

A new method for visualizing the air exhaled while someone is speaking or singing could shed light on how diseases such as COVID-19 spread and can help evaluate the effectiveness of face masks, according to a study.

Harris receives the first dose of Moderna vaccine on camera

30 Dec 2020

Harris receives the first dose of Moderna vaccine on camera

The US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine live on television as part of efforts to build public trust in the inoculation process

Singapore starts COVID -19 vaccination for healthcare workers

30 Dec 2020

Singapore starts COVID -19 vaccination for healthcare workers

Singapore became the first Asian country to start vaccinating healthcare workers against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Wednesday.

#HealthBytes: These foods can help you keep warm in winter

27 Dec 2020

#HealthBytes: These foods can help you keep warm in winter

The season of cozy blankets and fuzzy sweaters is finally here!

#HealthBytes: Some yoga asanas useful for building muscles

27 Dec 2020

#HealthBytes: Some yoga asanas useful for building muscles

The most common way of muscle building is lifting weights and doing hours of intense workouts.

Heart transported through the green corridor for transplant

26 Dec 2020

Heart transported through the green corridor for transplant

A heart harvested from a 41-year-old woman, who died after suffering bleeding in the brain, was transported from Ghaziabad to Delhi in just 18 minutes through an over 23-km green corridor and immediately transplanted to a chronic cardiac patient, hospital authorities said on Friday.

Delhi Health Minister issues directives for facilities in night shelters

24 Dec 2020

Delhi Health Minister issues directives for facilities in night shelters

Delhi Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday issued directives to the officials of Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) to enhance the existing facilities available in night shelters -- like availability of hot water, evening tea, and increase in the number of toilets.

COVID-19 immunity lasts at least eight months: Study

23 Dec 2020

COVID-19 immunity lasts at least eight months: Study

People who have recovered from coronavirus have immune memory to protect against re-infection for at least eight months, according to a new study.

Gujarat government issues advisory on mucormycosis fungal infection

22 Dec 2020

Gujarat government issues advisory on mucormycosis fungal infection

The Gujarat health department has issued an advisory to doctors and health officials after some COVID-19 patients were recently found infected with mucormycosis, saying it is a serious but rare fungal infection and has an overall "mortality rate of 50 percent".

Simple tips to improve your skin health

22 Dec 2020

Simple tips to improve your skin health

Since skin is the largest organ in our body, it is also prone to more damage.

#HealthBytes: Tips for treating your post-workout muscle pain and soreness

20 Dec 2020

#HealthBytes: Tips for treating your post-workout muscle pain and soreness

When you start working out or increase the intensity, frequency, or length of your daily workout, you may feel immense pain in your muscles.

Healthy snacks for your late night cravings

20 Dec 2020

Healthy snacks for your late night cravings

Late-night snacking is not uncommon, especially if you are a night owl.