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  • PM warns against carelessness during festive season: Stepping without mask will you put your families at risk

    Addressing the nation at time of Sharad Navratri and Durga Puja, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday cautioned people that they should not stop following all the steps needed to prevent Coronavirus spread during the festive season. With Diwali and other festivals round the corner, experts have warned that several regions in the country may witness a spike in COVID-19 cases if all precautions are not taken.

  • Overuse of smartphones causing sleep disruption? Ways to better your sleep patterns

    Cell phones have become integral to function for nearly everyone. While it has brought a lot of tasks to our fingertips, cell phones also have a host of disadvantages. Cellphones emit intermittent electromagnetic radiation (also referred to as Radio Frequency energy) and bright screen light, both these aspects have tremendous impact triggered from prolonged use. Increased screen time also affects the sleep and psychosocial behavior across age groups. Usage of cellphones has exponentially increased over time, so much so that we usually take it to bed, to the play areas, and even to the toilet.

  • Brain, not willpower, decides if you will lose weight or not: Study

    Are you trying to lose those extra kilos around your waist by dieting? Listen to your brain first as weight loss is not merely a matter of willpower but is actually connected to much more basic visual and olfactory cues, researchers have found.

  • Biggest Durga Puja in Mumbai goes virtual amid the COVID -19 pandemic

    As the festival of Maa Durga is approaching, the members of North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga Puja Samiti are all set to go the virtual way amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The members have decided to take their puja to the people through live streaming and social media through cell phones and laptops. They are concerned that with crowded pandals many may get infected by the deadly virus.

  • WFH, online classes led to increase in Computer Vision Syndrome amid pandemic

    Online gadgets have become an integral part of most people's activities throughout the day, whether for work, entertainment, or staying connected with friends and peers. This dependence on gadgets has worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic and led to increased incidents of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) or digital eye strain, experts warned during a webinar conducted on 'Eye health care and online practices during COVID-19'.