Ask the pharmacist: What’s the best way to put in eye or nasal drops?

Share By Mail Online Reporter In the second of a new weekly series, in association with LloydsPharmacy, a trained pharmacist answers your common medicine queries… First make sure your hands are clean and avoid touching the bottle tip to keep it free from germs and prevent unwanted infection, says Suresh Bagga from LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor.Read More

Living in cities ‘puts teens at greater risk of psychotic experiences’

Share    Teenagers who live in cities are more likely to suffer psychotic experiences than rural teens. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock Teenagers who live in large cities could be at greater risk of having psychotic experiences, according to research examining the impact of urban life on mental health. The finding ties in with previous studies and suggestsRead More

Pediatricians take aim at juice: It ‘has no essential role in healthy, balanced diets of children’

Share Juice may seem like a healthful option, but the American Academy of Pediatrics is advising parents to give their kids whole fruit instead. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) By Karen KaplanContact Reporter The American Academy of Pediatrics has some new advice about juice: Kids should resist the urge to drink it. If you’re cravingRead More

Can you be healthy and have obesity? Not really, says major study

Share With obesity affecting over a third of the population of the United States, the question of whether there is such a thing as healthy obesity is more important than ever. New research investigates whether people with obesity are still at increased risk of other diseases. Having obesity comes with a wide range of metabolicRead More

Beauty Sleep is For Real and Here’s Why You Really Need It

Share NDTV Food Desk   | Highlights Lack of sleep can actually make you look less attractive People were less keen on socializing with those who looked tired You need at least 8 hours of sleep every day You may not give sleep that much importance given your chaotic and fast-paced life but according to aRead More


Share Acne TYPICALLY ASSOCIATED  with oily or greasy skin, acne usually starts in adolescence, when hormones stimulate the skin’s oily sebaceous glands to become more active. Severe acne is usually treated topically with antibiotics or retinoid products prescribed by a doctor. The link with diet While there’s no concrete evidence that certain foods cause acne,Read More

International board lauds Pakistan’s anti-polio efforts

Share  HAMID KHAN WAZIR pt 20 Polio cases in 2016 were lowest ever recorded The International Monitoring Board (IMB) for Global Polio Eradication in its meeting at the College of Physicians, London, commended Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme for its positive progress. Appreciating the commitment of the political and administrative leadership, the board assessed all timeRead More

Eight natural juices to help beat the heat

Share By: Raza Haidery Summer is here and we will be feeling the heat especially in the humid months of June, July and August. Here are eight popular beverages which are highly refreshing and great for beating the heat. Mango Juice The “King of Fruits” can be either eaten as a delicious dessert or be usedRead More

Energy drinks’ potential effects on the heart

Share   the nation   A study, published this week in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAMA), concludes that consuming an energy drink produces more pronounced cardiovascular effects than a drink containing the same amount of caffeine. Energy drinks have drastically risen in popularity over recent years. Today, there are more than 500Read More