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Fact Check: How is your facial hair connected to COVID-19?

Quick Take A Facebook post claims that The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the public health institute in the United States recommends people...

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Is mouthwash proving to be effective against Coronavirus?

While mouthwash may not cure a COVID-19 patient but researchers have found out that they may decrease the viral load in oral cavity and thereby the risk of transmission.

Fact Check: Consuming alcoholic beverage reduces risk of COVID-19

A facebook post has come up again about drinking alcohol can prevent COVID-19. This time many of such posts are claiming that it is as per a research report of Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

FabiFlu vs Livfavir: The price difference message is fake

A viral message on facebook claims that while FabiFlu, the recently launched medicine by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals for treatment of COVID-19, is priced at Rs. 103 per tablet; Livfavir, manufactured by Livealth Biopharma, is a drug of similar composition and is much cheaper. We investigated and found that message is mostly false.

Fact Check: Hot Tea and Steam for Coronavirus

Another claim about Coronavirus cure has cropped up on social media. This one is about drinking hot tea, inhaling steam and gurgling with hot water. We fact check.

Using UV rays to kill Coronavirus: Can sunlight be effective?

A social media post claims that UV rays can kill Coronavirus. We Fact Check

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Green Tea Is green Tea effective in reducing stress? Many recent researches have shown that Green tea has a calming effect on your body. Given that it is the...

Is Vitamin C good for diabetic patient?

Vitamin C has positive effects on blood sugar level, as shown in multiple researches. Vitamin C may make up for low blood levels of insulin, which normally works...

Iron overdose can hurt you. Here is how

  Why is Iron important in our body? Iron is an essential mineral in our body. It is an important part of the hemoglobin in blood. Hemoglobin is the...

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How much can I walk during gestational diabetes?

If you have gestational diabetes, walking 2 or 3 times a day, everytime for 30 minutes will be beneficial to your health. Walking can...

How can I reduce the chance of gestational diabetes?

You develop gestational diabetes when your body becomes more resistant to insulin. If you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, it means your body isn’t...

When and why should I get tested for gestational diabetes?

You should be screened for gestational diabetes during your pregnancy. Your doctor will recommend an oral glucose tolerance test to screen gestational diabetes. This...

Can I exercise with gestational diabetes?

Yes you can exercise if you are pregnant and is diagonised with gestational diabetes. In fact, exercising under adequate supervision is both safe as...

Can I breastfeed my baby if I had gestational diabetes?

Yes, you can breastfeed your baby even if you had gestational diabetes during pregnancy. Breastmilk is good for the baby. If you breastfeed the...

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Can a Diabetic be Asymptomatic Covid-19 patient?

People with Diabetes are tagged as high risk for Covid-19. Can you be a silent carrier of Coronavirus? How to know?

How long does gestational diabetes last?

If you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during your pregnancy, there are chances that your diabetes will go away soon after your baby is...

Does alcohol have an effect on stress?

The consumption of alcohol can provide short-term relief but when people drink more alcohol in situations of chronic stress they develop psychological and medical...

When Can I have Vitamin D deficiency?

You can have Vitamin D deficiency if your diet does not include enough nutrient rich in fat-soluble vitamins or if you have impaired intestinal...

How should I keep a check for gestational diabetes during my pregnancy?

If you develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, you need to stick to your treatment plan. This would help you have a good pregnancy and...

How can obesity be prevented?

Majority of the times, obesity can be prevented easily by altering lifestyle and food habits. A healthy diet, a regular exercise regime helps keeping...
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How NOT to be a digital addict?

Create a schedule. Reduce your screen time a bit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCGMKu6R6P8

How to wake up early in the morning?

Waking up early helps you to maintain a healthy body and mind. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=am5AWjQ2yU8

How to avoid a medical emergency?

Stay Alert. Prepare for any medical emergency. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL_ngtVIgB8

What to do soon after you wake up?

What you do after you wake up defines how your day will go https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gP5Ytc56K4
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