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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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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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What causes type 2 diabetes and who is at risk?

Type 2 diabetes is developed when the body becomes resistant to insulin or the pancreas are unable to produce the required amount of insulin....

How frequently should I have blood glucose tests if I have gestational diabetes?

If you have gestational diabetes, your doctor will recommend frequent check-ups, especially in your last three months of pregnancy. During these check-ups, your doctor...

What are the signs and symptoms of gestational diabetes?

The signs of gestational diabetes may not be seen or noticed, that is why doctors usually screen it between 24th to 28th weeks of...

Can I get into depression due to stress?

Not always. Only when stress is chronic, it can lead to depression. Sustained or chronic stress, in particular, leads to elevated hormones such as...

Why should I be concerned if my child is obese?

Obesity is a very common disorder and is one of the most serious public health challenges for children and adults. Obese children are likely...

How will I know that I have gestational diabetes during my pregnancy?

Gestational diabetes affects only pregnant women and occurs in women who have never had diabetes before. It generally disappears after the baby is born....
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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

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

How to avoid a medical emergency?

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

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