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Health: Why mustard oil may be healthy for your heart

Mustard oil, with its ideal ratio of essential fatty acids and natural antioxidants, may be one of the healthiest edible oils, with huge benefits for the heart, experts suggest. Mustard oil, which has a pungent taste, contains about 60 per cent monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), 21 per cent polyunsaturated fats …

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Health: Even back pain may increase risk of suicide

Representational picture Several physical health conditions, including ailments such as back pain, diabetes, and heart disease, are associated with an increased risk of suicide, says a study. The findings, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, suggest that chronic illness, even in patients with no record of mental health …

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Vitamin A deficiency may increase risk of tuberculosis

PrevNext People with low levels of vitamin A are 10 times more likely to contract tuberculosis from those who are already infected with the disease, a new Harvard study has warned. Vitamin A supplementation might be an important part of controlling the spread of tuberculosis (TB) – one of the …

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Take care of these common skin issues during monsoon season

PrevNext Dermatologist Amit Bhasin and Homoeo-aesthetic Physician Jatin Mittal have listed few pointers on how to avoid fungal infection and skin diseases during monsoon Rains bring along with it a barrage of skin, fungal infection and health issues. Avoid getting drenched and use umbrellas, say experts. Dermatologist Amit Bhasin, managing director at …

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