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July 15, 2017
Chikungunya

Monsoon Brings Risk of Chikungunya

Those tiny little puddles left behind by the rains could be a harbinger of diseases. It is not for nothing that usually during the monsoons a Chikungunya outbreak is common in many parts of the country. Those little puddles serve the ideal breeding grounds for...
July 13, 2017
Hair

7 Tips to Maintain Healthy Hair This Rainy Season

Monsoon is here and with this our hopes of having good hair days are down the drain! That is because of the humidity that hair problems become more conspicuous during the rainy season. While we welcome the heavy downpour after being subjected to the wrath...
July 12, 2017
Get-flawless-skin-this-monsoon!-

Eight Tricks For The Monsoon Special Glow

When green is the color of the season, it is time to make everyone go green about your skin. Yes, the monsoon is that time of the year when your skin needs special care and attention. While the pitter patter rain drops provide relief to...
July 10, 2017
Dengue

Beware Of That Mosquito

With the advent of monsoon, there is a general rise in vector-borne diseases. Vectors are living organisms that act as carriers of infectious diseases between humans or from animals to humans. Vector-borne diseases are illnesses caused by pathogens and parasites. Dengue fever is endemic in...
July 6, 2017
Leptospirosis

When It Is Raining Diseases

Tired of the scorching sun and the rising mercury levels, people start craving for monsoons and the sweet smell of petrichor. And finally, monsoon hits the coastlines and gradually travels inwards, sweeping the country with the relief of rainfall; the much-needed respite from the burning...
June 30, 2017
Cholesterol

Keep The Cholesterol In Check

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is naturally present in the cell walls or membranes of the body. What’s important to know is that our body uses cholesterol to produce many hormones, as well as one of the most important vitamins in the body...
June 28, 2017
Suicide in men

Men More Prone To Committing Suicide

In some way, the cliché ‘Don’t cry like a girl’ has literally ruined lives of men. Suicides seem to kill more men than women, and psychiatrists believe that somewhere it is the societal attitude that is to be blamed for this. Ideally in a utopian...