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Are feminine hygiene products really true to their purpose?

Understanding how good are women's hygiene products.

31 Oct 2019 11:37 AM

Spend more on education, hygiene, woman safety: social sector experts to FM

They asked FM to levy higher taxation on sweetened and salted products, rationalise taxes on medical devices.

14 Jun 2019 5:52 PM

8 everyday habits affecting eye health

Researchers warned there had been a threefold increase in the number of cases of a rare eye infection that can cause blindness since 2011.

27 Sep 2018 10:15 AM

Delhi Gurdwaras to set stringent food standards

Project BHOG was among the Safe and Nutritious Food (SNF) bouquet of initiatives launched by the country's apex food regulator last year.

18 Jun 2018 8:41 AM

World of women

The medico-turned-filmmaker says. “Many of us wanted to be part of a film and act.

09 Jun 2018 1:15 AM


Here are hygiene habits accepted as 'healthy' which may actually be damaging

Long term exposure to active ingredients can also lead to bacterial resistance and hormonal effects.

16 Apr 2018 12:21 PM

These foods are instrumental for a healthy vagina

Live and active probiotics in yogurt are crucial for vaginal health as the good bacteria lead to healthy pH levels.

09 Apr 2018 4:58 PM

Antibiotics consumption soars, fueling fears over superbugs

In Asia, consumption of antibiotics more than doubled in India, skyrocketed 79 percent in China and rose 65 percent in Pakistan.

28 Mar 2018 5:37 PM

Rajdhani Express gets sanitary pad dispenser

Western Railways Chief Spokesperson Ravinder Bhakar said it has been installed on a trial basis and move would be extended to other trains.

09 Mar 2018 9:25 AM

This 'padwoman' is on mission to spread awareness on menstrual health

Vishwakarma's campaign has come into spotlight at a time when there is a buzz around the Bollywood movie 'Padman'.

04 Feb 2018 3:32 PM


Here's why man divorced his wife

Taiwanese man files for divorce arguing that his wife's reluctance to take a shower is preventing them from starting a family.

12 Jan 2018 8:25 AM

Parents, experts welcome move to sensitise children

Experts feel 10 is the best age for a girl child to learn about menstruation and hygiene.

01 Nov 2017 1:25 AM

Find out if you have a healthy smile

From brushing after every meal to flossing daily and using mouthwash, dentists list ways to keep dental hygiene intact.

05 Aug 2017 10:33 AM

Using dirty stethoscope ups risk of infections through superbugs

Researchers from Yale University in the US found that health care providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters.

21 Jul 2017 8:21 AM

This monsoon, let's be HepAware!

WHO reports Hepatitis A is one of the most frequent causes of food-borne infections

19 Jul 2017 11:26 AM


2.1 billion people lack safe drinking water at home: report

New research also reveals more than twice as many lack safe sanitation.

13 Jul 2017 6:13 PM

Boys need to be taught about menstruation: Manish Sisodia

The minister said that there was an urgent need for an overhaul of school system and mindset till the mention of menstruation is not frowned upon.

23 May 2017 1:20 AM

Smells like male spirit

Indian men are making an effort to smell good. However, experts say, they are yet shy of speaking about personal hygiene.

16 May 2017 12:10 AM

Pollution kills 1.7 million kids a year, claims WHO

In India, out of 1 crore people, approximately 24,815 children died due to environmental reasons in 2012, the report revealed.

07 Mar 2017 2:20 AM

Video: Man kneads dough with feet at Delhi hotel

The official said food samples have been sent to a lab for examination and results will be out in the next one or two days.

23 Feb 2017 11:20 AM