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Ashley Judd talks about mental health after mother’s death

Ashley Judd talks about mental health after mother’s death

- by Associated Press

Ashley Judd encouraged people to seek help for their mental health and talked about her grieving process after the loss of her mother, country star Naomi Judd. In an interview aired on “Good Morning America” on Thursday, the movie star said she wanted to address her mother’s struggle with depression. Judd said she was with her mother at her home in Tennessee on the day Naomi died on April 30.

Chinese President Xi Jinping suffering from Cerebral Aneurysm; here’s what the condition is

Chinese President Xi Jinping suffering from Cerebral Aneurysm; here’s what the condition is

- by Agencies

Chinese President Xi Jinping is suffering from "cerebral aneurysm" and had to be hospitalized at the end of 2021, news agency ANI reported on Wednesday citing other media reports. "It is learnt that he preferred to be treated with traditional Chinese medicines rather than going for surgery, which softens the blood vessels and shrinks aneurysm,” the agency added. Speculations about his health were made when he avoided meeting the foreign leaders from the outbreak of COVID-19 till the Beijing Winter Olympics. Also during his visit to Italy a noticeable limp was observed in his walking manner. Similarly, during an address to the public in Shenzhen in October 2020, his delay in appearance, slow speech and coughing spree again led to speculation about his ill health.

Cancer symptoms: Signs your body pain is due could indicate cancer

Cancer symptoms: Signs your body pain is due could indicate cancer

- by Agencies

Cancer is a chronic illness that is treatable if detected early. However, there are no specific signs or symptoms that could indicate cancer. In many cases, cancers are detected when they're already in an advanced stage, making it difficult for the doctors and medical professionals to treat. Body pain can indicate cancer. However, they're not an early symptom, but signal that the cancer has spread to other parts of the body including the nerves and the organs. In such circumstances, your doctor may prescribe certain medications to alleviate the pain and would investigate the location of the pain.

How to boost your metabolism to speed up weight loss

How to boost your metabolism to speed up weight loss

- by Agencies

A person’s metabolism is the rate at which their body burns calories for energy. This depends on several factors such as your age, gender, genetics, body fat, muscle mass and activity level. If your metabolism is high, you will burn more calories both at rest and during activity. To achieve your weight loss goals faster, here are some lifestyle changes that will rev your fat-burning furnace.

Shehnaaz Gill opens up about 'attachment' at Brahmakumaris event, says it hurts

Shehnaaz Gill opens up about 'attachment' at Brahmakumaris event, says it hurts

- by Agencies

Big Boss 13 fame Shehnaaz Gill recently attended the Empowerment of Girl Child campaign hosted by Brahmakumaris in Delhi, where she discussed the importance of gender equality and girl empowerment. "I want to say that stop making girls feel small. I am also a girl. It shouldn't be that brothers should walk ahead of their sisters. If the brother will go, then the sister will go. Girls should not feel scared. Boys and girls shouldn't be differentiated. We all should think we are souls then no one can harm us. Competition, comparison, and dishonesty will fade away if we think like this," she said.

The warning signs in your body pointing to high cholesterol

The warning signs in your body pointing to high cholesterol

- by Agencies

Your body needs cholesterol, a waxy substance found in the blood, to build healthy cells. However, with high cholesterol, you can develop fatty deposits in your blood vessels. Sometimes, these deposits can break suddenly and form a clot that causes a heart attack or stroke. It's crucial to get your cholesterol levels out of the red zone to avoid problems. While not all cholesterol is bad for your body, the type known as low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is bad cholesterol and can put you at a greater risk of health problems. Therefore, it’s important to keep your levels in check through regular blood tests.

Virus found in pig heart used in human transplant

Virus found in pig heart used in human transplant

- by Associated Press

Researchers trying to learn what killed the first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig have discovered the organ harbored an animal virus but cannot yet say if it played any role in the man’s death. A Maryland man, 57-year-old David Bennett Sr., died in March, two months after the groundbreaking experimental transplant. University of Maryland doctors said Thursday they found an unwelcome surprise — viral DNA inside the pig heart. They did not find signs that this bug, called porcine cytomegalovirus, was causing an active infection.

Actor Mumtaz hospitalized with IBS: Know what the condition is and what are its signs

Actor Mumtaz hospitalized with IBS: Know what the condition is and what are its signs

- by Agencies

Actor Mumtaz has been hospitalized due to irritable bowel syndrome. 1947-born Mumtaz Askari Madhvani was Bollywood's highest-paid actress during the 1906s and 1970s. Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is a disorder of the large intestine. It is also known as spastic colon, irritable colon, mucous colitis, and spastic colitis. On the severity of the disease, many experts say that only a small number of people with IBS have severe signs and symptoms. Even then this disorder impacts the daily life of an individual to a large extent.

'Gene Expert' machine to detect tuberculosis germs within two hours in Taplejung

'Gene Expert' machine to detect tuberculosis germs within two hours in Taplejung

- by Republica

A modern  'Gene Expert' machine has been installed in Taplejung to detect tuberculosis (TB) germs within two hours. Till now, microscopy has been used to test for tuberculosis at primary health centers and health posts. In the past, however, after carrying out microscopic examinations, the Gene Expert machine would be used to confirm that the patients had tuberculosis.

Coronavirus: Are you suffering from 'Medium COVID'? Here are some of the signs to watch out for
COVID discussions are majorly centered on COVID symptoms and long COVID signs

Coronavirus: Are you suffering from 'Medium COVID'? Here are some of the signs to watch out for COVID discussions are majorly centered on COVID symptoms and long COVID signs

- by Agencies

COVID discussions are majorly centered on COVID symptoms like fever, cough, itchy throat, and long COVID symptoms which are seen weeks and months after the infection. In between the possibility of COVID and long COVID is there a medium COVID that we are unknowingly missing out on? If it's not long COVID then can we say it's medium COVID? Experts agree with this!

Beijing closes 10% of subway stations to stem COVID spread

Beijing closes 10% of subway stations to stem COVID spread

- by Associated Press

Beijing on Wednesday closed around 10% of the stations in its vast subway system as an additional measure against the spread of coronavirus. The subway authority in a brief message said only that the measure to shut 40 mostly downtown stations was being taken as part of epidemic control measures.

World Asthma Day 2022: Common signs and symptoms to look out for the theme for this year's Asthma Day are 'Closing Gaps in Asthma Care’.

World Asthma Day 2022: Common signs and symptoms to look out for the theme for this year's Asthma Day are 'Closing Gaps in Asthma Care’.

- by Agencies

World Asthma Day is observed on the first Tuesday of May every year. It is organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA), a World Health Organization collaborative organization founded in 1993. The day is observed to increase awareness about asthma and its management across the world. World Asthma Day 2022 is observed on May 3. The theme for this year's Asthma Day is 'Closing Gaps in Asthma Care’.