Feb 5, 2021, 7:51:00 AM
The way we think of cancer: what needs to change?
Cancer to a large extent is avoidable. Many cancers can be prevented and others can be detected early in their development, treated and cured. Even with late stage cancer, the pain can be reduced, the progression of the cancer slowed, and the patients and their families helped to cope. With clinical advancements and technological breakthroughs, cancer has become easier to detect, diagnose and treat.
Jan 13, 2021, 9:16:00 AM
Pregnancy in COVID times: When you’re expecting during a pandemic
Motherhood opens up new chapters in a woman’s life. As the entire family prepares to welcome a new member into its fold, no effort is spared to keep the expecting mother and her growing child in the best health.
Dec 4, 2020, 10:34:00 AM
WFH And Healthy Snacking – What Healthy Snacking Looks Like
While work from home offers the luxury of working from the comfort of one’s house, it also allows a more flexible schedule. Taking a break often means snacking or a trip to the fridge. This also affects eating patterns - from fixed eating schedules when at work to lazy snacking while working from home.
Nov 30, 2020, 4:13:00 AM
Skin Care in Middle Aged Women
The period between adulthood and old age when the skin shows signs of ageing. Collagen, the protein that helps skin retain its elasticity, is crucial for maintaining youthful features but skin loses its tone with age as collagen wears down, resulting in unwanted fine lines, wrinkles and periorbital pigmentation.
Nov 27, 2020, 4:13:00 AM
Skin care in adolescent girls and young ladies
Adolescence is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to adulthood. During this phase, girls can develop common skin problems such as pimples (acne), dandruff and hair loss.
There are a number of things that can be done at home to help with the above issues. Some of them are as below:
Nov 23, 2020, 4:30:00 AM
Skin Care for Elderly Women
Women today transition out of middle age around 65. Their skin is more susceptible to dryness due to limited capacity to retain moisture, decreased oil secretion by sebaceous glands, multiple comorbidities like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and thyroid problems.
Dry skin appears scaly, rough or cracked and causes itching as well. Skin may become thickened and pigmented in these areas from repeated scratching.
Nov 20, 2020, 4:15:00 AM
Psychological problems faced by men of different ages and ways to deal with them
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected people over the entire globe and taken a psychological toll on people of all ages.
Young adults are finding it particularly difficult as they are stuck with their planned career paths and job prospects. The paramount uncertainty has made our young adults feel frustrated, helpless and vulnerable. Additionally, the social restrictions and social distancing measures have affected their socializing pattern, which is leading to boredom and aimlessness.
Nov 16, 2020, 4:15:00 AM
Managing Thyroid Health with Key Nutrients
While the cause of thyroid disorders is largely unknown, there is evidence that certain foods can aid in improved thyroid function.
Seaweed, such as Kelp, Nori, and Wakame, are naturally rich in Iodine—a trace element needed for normal thyroid function. Seaweed offers nutritional benefits of fiber, calcium, and vitamins A, B, C, E, and K.
Nov 13, 2020, 4:36:00 AM
Healthy Summer Treats for Kids: They will actually demand for more of these
Ms Susan Itty, Clinical Nutritionist- HOD, Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala
Children look forward to summer because it is usually a time filled with holidays, fun and excitement. This would also mean that they look forward to treats all day at home. As parents, we constantly find ways to provide food to our children which are delicious but at the same time nutritious as well. Specially in the current New Normal, when kids are mostly at home, the tendency to snack increases significantly.