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Why do some people experience side effects after taking COVID-19 vaccines?

Why do some people get side effects after COVID-19 vaccines? Temporary side effects including headache, fatigue and fever are signs the immune system is revving up — a normal response to vaccines. And they’re common. “The day after getting these vaccines, I wouldn’t plan anything that was strenuous physical activity,” said Dr. Peter Marks, the US Food and Drug Administration’s ...

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Covid-19 pandemic and breastfeeding: What you need to know

Mothers infected with Covid-19 are unlikely to pass the infection to their newborns when appropriate health precautions are taken, according to a study published Thursday in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. Researchers reported no cases of viral transmission among 120 babies born to 116 Covid-positive mothers, even when both shared a room and the mothers breastfed. Still, precautions were ...

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Yoga Asanas Helps Post COVID-19 Healing

Post-Covid healing yoga asanas brush with the debilitating virus, and many members are going through a slow recovery. To help with the recovery via yoga, Delhi-based The Pink Lotus Academia, an online and offline tutorial platform focused on Indian classical artforms and yoga, suggests asanas that go a long way in building immunity, relaxing the body and mind, leading to ...

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These innovative designs tackle taboo women’s health issues

A non-hormonal birth control capsule that women can insert just before sex. A rape kit that gives victims more agency and streamlines the evidence collection process. An overhauled design for a 150-year-old tool used in postpartum vaginal tearing. These design are just some of the finalists announced this week in the 2021 Index Award, and their creators hope to make ...

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High caffeine intake linked to increased risk of blinding eye disease: Study

You might want to keep a check on your daily intake of caffeine as a new study has found that consuming large amounts of daily caffeine may increase the risk of glaucoma more than three-fold for those with a genetic predisposition to higher eye pressure. The findings of the study were published in the journal ‘Ophthalmology’. The research led by ...

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Top brain-boosting food for Children

Right food can help you improve your memory, concentration, and brain function. The brain, like the rest of the body, absorbs nutrients from the food we eat. Therefore, it is very important for kids to consume highly-nutritious food which are brain-boosters. Diet specialist Vidhi Chawla suggests some food: Eggs Filling your child’s breakfast plate with a combination of carbs, protein, ...

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Do I need to get tested for COVID-19 if I’m vaccinated?

Do I need to get tested for COVID-19 if I’m vaccinated? No, you can skip routine testing, with some exceptions. The latest guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says you don’t need to be tested or to quarantine if you’re fully vaccinated, even if you’ve been exposed to someone who was sick. An exception is if ...

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Taapsee Pannu is loading her dose of ‘happy hormones’ amid Covid-19 lockdown

Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu has shared a post workout selfie saying that she is loading her dose of happy hormones. Taapsee posted the picture on her Instagram Stories. In the image, the actress is drenched in sweat as it seems she clicked the photograph after a gruelling workout routine. Taapsee sports a post workout glow, lying down on the floor ...

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How often do you eat biscuits?

Biscuits are a VERY popular snack enjoyed by lots of people all around the UK. They’re deliciously sweet, they go perfectly with a cup of tea, milk or hot chocolate and there are lots of different types of biscuit to suit all types of taste buds – what’s not to love about a biscuit snack! A recent YouGov survey asked ...

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What Alex Rodriguez’s new beauty line says about the rise of men’s makeup

Former baseball pro Alex Rodriguez is not your typical makeup customer. Straight, Gen X and traditionally masculine, he’s perhaps one of the last celebrities you would expect to launch a beauty product. And yet, last week, he did just that. In a new campaign for men’s wellness brand Hims, ARod unveiled his new “Blur Stick” concealer, described in a press ...

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