Health

Vaping: cool or deadly? Unveiling effects of vape addiction

Vapes, a recent addition of tobacco products, have become immensely popular among youngsters.

Delhi welcomes India’s first Ayurvedic Café:

India’s first-ever Ayurvedic café, Soma – The Ayurvedic Kitchen, has opened its doors at the Maharishi Ayurveda Hospital in Shalimar Bagh.

World Schizophrenia Day 2024: Reasons and Treatment

Every year on 24 May, the day to spread awareness on a serious mental disability named Schizophrenia is held. Every year comes with a new theme, to apply a different approach of awareness this year the theme is “Celebrating the Power of Community Kindness.”  What is Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is one of the oldest and core […]

Serum Institute ships first malaria vaccine to Africa

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India has shipped its first R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine consignment to Africa. Developed in collaboration with the University of Oxford and Novavax, this vaccine is the second malaria vaccine authorized globally for children in malaria-endemic regions. The first vaccine is from GSK, including supply agreements with Bharat Biotech.

Explainer: World Hypertension day, measure and manage your Blood Pressure

World Hypertension Day is observed every year on May 17th to raise awareness about high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.

Actor Shreyas Talpade suffers heart attack

NEW DELHI: In a shocking and distressing incident, acclaimed actor Shreyas Talpade, aged 47, collapsed after suffering a heart attack immediately following the completion of his shoot in Mumbai on Thursday evening. The actor, known for his notable contributions to Hindi and Marathi cinema, was swiftly rushed to Bellevue Hospital in Andheri West, where he […]

6 states heighten alert over surge in China respiratory illnesses

NEW DELHI: Several states, such as Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Haryana, and Tamil Nadu, have put their healthcare infrastructure on alert following the central government’s directive to assess readiness due to a rise in respiratory illnesses, particularly among children, observed in China. The Karnataka Health Department has additionally released guidance advising citizens to stay informed […]

Centre mandates States to monitor respiratory illness clusters in children

NEW DELHI: In light of clusters of respiratory illnesses reported in children in specific regions of China, states are required to document all instances of severe respiratory conditions, namely Influenza Like Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI), at the district level. This reporting mandate aims to enhance surveillance and monitoring efforts concerning serious […]

Study reveals alarming link between air pollution and increased Parkinson’s risk

NEW DELHI: As Delhi’s AQI reaches its highest at 999 in Anand Vihar, with an average AQI reaching 500, medical researchers have found out that residents residing in regions with median pollution levels have 56 per cent more chances of being afflicted by Parkinson’s Disease than people residing in regions with lower pollution levels. The […]

Delhi’s AQI hits 504: Experts warn of respiratory problems, post-COVID lung issues

NEW DELHI: The Air Quality Index (AQI) in the national capital has surged to a hazardous level of 504, falling into the ‘severe’ category. Health experts are sounding the alarm over the escalating respiratory problems, particularly among those grappling with post-COVID lung injuries. Despite concerted efforts and interventions by both the Delhi government and the Commission […]