Current Madhya Pradesh Governor and former Gujarat CM, Anandiben Patel said that women in cities don’t believe in breastfeeding their babies in fear of losing their figure. Addressing women at an Anganwadi centre in Indore, she said: “Even today, women in cities believe that breastfeeding will spoil their figure, which is why they do not
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Air quality in Delhi continues to remain extremely grim for the fourth day in a row. News agency ANI reported that the Air Quality Index (AQI) at several parts of the capital remains hazardous. However Environment Ministry is hoping that the situation will improve in the next few days. PM10 (particles with the diameter less
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Born in New Jersey in 1909 to a musical family, Apgar always had a keen interest in science and left school knowing she wanted to be a doctor. She initially studied zoology, chemistry and physiology before attending Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. However, she was discouraged from pursuing surgery by Dr Allen Whipple
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The Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare has notified the new Mental Healthcare Act 2017, a year after it was passed. The Act decriminalises a suicide attempt by someone, looking at it as a manifestation of the person’s mental illness, and recommends treatment of the patient. “Every person with mental illness shall have a
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Every trend-setting drink has its moment. Right now, ‘turmeric latte’ is soaking in the glory of being a global health fad. For the uninitiated, this ‘cuppa glow’ is a rage in the US, UK, Australia, even South Africa – ‘golden milk’ to those in the know is made from cold pressed turmeric, almond and milk.
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A court ruling that gave coffee drinkers a jolt earlier this year was finalized Monday when a Los Angeles judge said coffee sold in California must carry cancer warnings. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Starbucks Corp. and other roasters and retailers failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any risks from a
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