When is the best time to go for a walk – before or after meals?

Keeping your walks to around 10 minutes at a time would make it easier to fit in throughout the day without affecting your work schedule. To start with three 10-minute after meals is a good starting point, without disturbing your daily schedule.

Why does COVID-19 impact only some organs, not others?

COVID-19 mostly affects the lungs and organs, like heart, liver, kidney and parts of the neurological system in severe cases. The biggest question that needs to be answered is - why does the virus target only specific organs?

Men are more likely to die due to COVID-19 than women

Researchers are of the opinion that men have a significantly higher risk of dying and are three times more likely to need intensive care treatment because of COVID 19

AYUSH & AIIMS agree to set up a new Department of Integrative Medicine at AIIMS

The Ministry of AYUSH will continue to support the Centre for Integrative Medicine and Research (CIMR) till the dedicated Department of Integrative Medicine is developed.

Heartbreak and stress during COVID-19 Pandemic

Fights between couples are common during the period of lockdown as people are spending more time doing work from home and less time having a conversation with each other. There is no dedicated time for work and social life. The stress level has drastically hyped because of financial worries.

In a first in India, doctors airlift COVID sequela patient on ECMO from Nepal

The patient was admitted in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTVS ICU) in an intubated state, on ECMO and also started on I/V antibiotics. Radiology images showed that the left lung pneumothorax which meant that it was close to collapsing. A left-sided chest tube was inserted to help drainage and antibiotics modified accordingly.

Healthy heart, healthy mind

We, humans, are blessed with only one heart which lasts us as long as we live. We live till the heart lasts. In that sense, the heart is the lifeline of the human body.

Cancer and Corona: Why do people die even before death knocks at the Door?

Corona and Cancer are twins with almost similar effects. Cancer comes slowly, and stays longer while corona comes fast like a storm, and disturbs everything. The morbidity in case of cancer is higher. Corona has lesser fatality but still, it creates panic. Glimpses from the life of a survivor who celebrated his birthday, wedding anniversary, Christmas and New Year in the Hospital.

Are microwave radiations harmful?

An advantage of microwave cooking is that the energy heats only the food, not the whole oven compartment. In fact, foods cooked in a microwave oven retain most of their vitamins and minerals, because microwave ovens can cook more quickly and without adding water.

When boredom becomes a blessing in disguise

Boredom is a common feeling. There is nothing wrong with feeling bored. Some of the greatest inventions did not just take place out of necessity, but out of boredom, simply because someone was bored and wanted something new.

How does the mother’s psychological state affect the fetus?

Pregnancy can itself incite various emotions- such as feeling overwhelmed, happiness and nervousness, it can also result in major mood swings, shifting the positive emotions to feeling extremely anxious which can elevate women’s stress level. It is thus important to remain as stress-free as possible during pregnancy.

The body temple

We are endowed with a great immune system that has been designed evolutionarily to keep us healthy. The immune system is our body’s natural defence system. It’s an intricate network of cells, tissues, and organs that band together to defend our body against invaders.

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