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Migraine Awareness Day: Are patients with chronic headaches often misdiagnosed?

Migraine Awareness Day: Are patients with chronic headaches often misdiagnosed?

There is a difference between a migraine headache and a regular one. Migraines can have a negative impact on not just the patient, but also their families, co-workers and the society. Which is why it is important to diagnose and treat patients in a timely manner. Buy Now † Our best subscription plan now has …

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How long COVID impacts your menstrual health

How long COVID impacts your menstrual health

For the past two years since the pandemic emerged, scientists have been continuously researching COVID-19. While the virus itself has proven to be highly problematic, there have been several cases worldwide where recovered patients faced multiple health issues which they developed over time. It is now proven that this notorious virus not only affects our …

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Terence Lewis’ mantras: Stay away from gossip, OTT and laziness

Terence Lewis’ mantras: Stay away from gossip, OTT and laziness

Dancer and choreographer Terence Lewis is a household name, thanks to the popularity of reality shows Dance India Dance and Nach Baliye, on which he was one of the judges. Lewis has also choreographed for Bollywood films such as Lagaan and Jhankaar Beats, musicals like Children of the Sea and Finding Marina and Disney India’s …

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Finance ministry extends GST compensation cess levy till March 2026

Finance ministry extends GST compensation cess levy till March 2026

Days ahead of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting, the Ministry of Finance has notified an extension of the levy and collection of compensation cess under the indirect tax regime till March 2026. This extension of cess levy is in line with an earlier approval accorded by the GST Council last year for …

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Harbour, Pullman explore mental illness with humor in new London play

Harbour, Pullman explore mental illness with humor in new London play

“Stranger Things” star David Harbor says his own experiences with mental illness inspired parts of his new London play “Mad House”, a dark comedy written by acclaimed author Theresa Rebeck. The 47-year-old actor, who recently told Britain’s Big Issue magazine he was institutionalized and diagnosed with bipolar disorder at 26, said his conversations with the …

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Doctor in the House: Is child obesity the looming epidemic in India?

Doctor in the House: Is child obesity the looming epidemic in India?

obesity is a growing concern globally, with India joining the dubious ranks of countries witnessing alarming rates of obesity in its population. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. A body mass index (BMI) over 25 is considered overweight, and …

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International Day of Yoga: Why yoga should be a part of your fitness regime

International Day of Yoga: Why yoga should be a part of your fitness regime

There are many things that people can do for their fitness, especially if they are looking to stay in shape. Yoga is one of them. Not only does it help a person stay healthy, it can also enable weight loss, overall mood-boost and flexibility. According to Amol Naikawadi, preventive healthcare specialist and joint managing director, …

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‘Sickle cell disease needs to be notified’

‘Sickle cell disease needs to be notified’

Sickle cell disease, a blood disorder, remains a public health challenge in India, which is estimated to have the second highest burden after Nigeria. “There is an urgent need to notify sickle cell disease,” says Gautam Dongre, Secretary, National Alliance of Sickle Cell Organizations (NASCO). “SCD as a condition is often misdiagnosed as any other …

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