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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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Does Folic Acid help in lowering blood pressure?

What is Folic Acid? Folic Acid (also known as Folate or Vitamin B9) is a type of Vitamin. Folic acid helps the body produce and maintain new cells....

Vitamin D deficiency? Here is a easy to manage daily diet

Vitamin D is hard to get through diet. If you are not careful, you will end up missing the requisite amount your body needs. Our body makes...

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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...

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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 obesity cause cancer?

Obesity can be linked to the overall increased risk of cancer. Being overweight or excess body fat can affect the function of the immune...

Can Vitamin D deficiency cause heart disease?

The major effect of Vitamin D deficiency is weakening of bones and muscles, but it in recent years, studies have shown that Vitamin D...

Can having Vitamin D deficiency hurt my sexual health?

Vitamin D plays a key role in improving the sexual health of both men and women. As per a study published in the Journal...

Can Vitamin D deficiency cause menstrual problems in young women?

The deficiency of Vitamin D may affect the length of menstrual cycle in young women. Irregular menstrual cycle delays pregnancy and may affect ovulation....

What is metabolic syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that occur together increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Metabolic syndrome occurs...

Can stress kill you?

Too much of stress can kill you. While your body knows how to respond to occasional stressful events in life, if persistent and regular,...
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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

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 NOT to be a digital addict?

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