Psychosocial stress ups the risk of coronary heart disease

TeamCitymapia | Apr 15, 2021

A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association says that psychosocial stress, typically from difficulty coping with challenging environments, may work synergistically to put women at higher risk of coronary heart disease. The effects of job strain, social strain, and the negative aspect of social relationships are common reasons.

Your nails can indicate state of your health

TeamCitymapia | Apr 11, 2021

Your nails might be trying to say a thing or two about your health through its splitting, spots, cracks, ridges, peeling, colour changes, and other marks. Pale nails indicate malnutrition, liver disease, and anemia. Yellow nails might be a sign of a fungal infection, lung disease, thyroid, and diabetes. Absence of the half-moon could indicate depression.

20-30% COVID +ve people lose natural immunity in 6 months

TeamCitymapia | Apr 11, 2021

20% and 30% of those who were infected with COVID-19 lose their natural immunity against the disease after 6 months, revealed research by the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB). Losing virus-neutralizing activity at 6-month follow-up helps understand why the large second wave happened in Mumbai with high seropositivity, said research.

India breaks all past records with 1.45 lakh new cases

TeamCitymapia | Apr 10, 2021

India reported 1,45,384 fresh cases of COVID-19, breaking all the past records of the single-day rises. The total tally of the nation is 13,205,926 cases and out of that, 10,46,631 are active cases, 1,19,90,859 people have recovered and 1,68,436 people have died. The daily fatalities rate also saw a rise as 794 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Things you must do before visiting a gynaecologist

TeamCitymapia | Apr 09, 2021

It is normal to be nervous about visiting your gynaecologist. But make sure that you don't schedule the appointment during your period, especially if you are planning to get a pelvic exam. You should also hold off waxing because it could cause inflammation. Avoid douching and sex (the night before) too. And don’t forget to prepare a list of questions.

Covid-19 update: India sees record rise of 126,789 cases

TeamCitymapia | Apr 08, 2021

In the second wave, India reported a record of 126,789 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The tally has risen to 12,928,574. On the other hand, 59,258 people recovered from the infection yesterday. The country's active caseload is at 910,319. Meanwhile, 685 more patients succumbed to the virus yesterday, taking the death toll to 166,862.