5 Benefits of Eating Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

By Dr. Jyoti Monga, Ayurveda According to Ayurveda, eating seasonal fruits and vegetables has a more positive effect on our body than eating those that aren’t. With the advent of globalization and modern food processing techniques, it has become easier for us to purchase fruits and vegetables that are not…

5 Reasons Why Using Cotton Buds in Your Ears is a Terrible Idea. And What You Can Do About It.

By Dr Vijay Verma on Lybrate. Most of us reach for a cotton bud involuntarily whenever we feel there’s an excessive earwax build-up. Truth be told, earwax is good. It helps in preventing infection as it has antimicrobial effect. However clearing out earwax(or even water that’s entered your ear) with a…

You can live to a 100 even if you’re HIV positive! #WorldAIDSDay

By Dr. Vandana on Lybrate. Once upon a time, getting diagnosed with HIV was almost equivalent to getting sentenced to death. But it’s not so anymore. In fact, the life expectancy of an HIV positive person is now currently estimated at 80 years, which is more or less the same as…

Can you learn a new language while you’re fast asleep?

Sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? This method of learning has been criticised by many as pseudoscience and sometimes even fraud! So is it really possible to learn language then when you’re sound asleep? The answer is… Yes, you can! The Swiss National Science Foundation published a research…

Is your baby crying too much at night? 5 possible reasons you didn’t think of…

By Dr. Rakesh Kumar Pediatric Neurologist on Lybrate. Crying is a means of communication for babies, through which they project a certain need or discomfort. But if your little one is wailing more than normal, it may have an underlying physiological or neurological cause that you are unable to detect. Here…

4 Simple and Effective ways to banish Stress from your Life

  By Dr Priyanka Srivastava Psychologist on Lybrate Chronic stress increases the risk of developing health complications like obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer while weakening down the immune system. Apart from physical conditions stress also affects an individual’s mental health. A correlation between stress and mood disorders such as…

Hepatitis: Know it. Prevent it.

What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is swelling and inflammation of the liver. The word Hepatitis is made up of Hepar that means ‘Liver’ in Ancient Greek and Itis that means ‘Inflammation’. Hepatitis means injury to the liver with an inflammation of the liver cells. How is it Caused? Hepatitis is caused…

Thalassemia: Blood Test Can Save Gen Next

Knowing Thalassemia When it comes to haemoglobin in blood, anemia is something people are commonly aware of. What many people, however, do not know is that this anemia could either be due to iron-deficiency or thalassemia. While anemia due to iron-deficiency can be controlled with proper medication and diet rich in…