Apr 30, 2021, 12:41:00 PM
Scientific Benefits of fasting during Ramadan
Ramadan is a month of self-regulation and self-training. It also has a lot of medical benefits. Over the years, patients undergo fasting for weight management, lowering lipid levels and to give some rest to the digestive tract. At times, these non-monitored fasting and crash diets can have adverse effects on human body.
Apr 30, 2021, 12:22:00 PM
With the commencement of the holy month of Ramadan, a season of prayers and fasting has once again begun. The day long fasting may upset the stomach and can result in bloating and gastritis. The first food that is consumed after breaking the fast is important in clearing these issues.
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.