Health


Low-calorie diet can add years to your life

Count your calories even if you don’t need to as a recent study has suggested that cutting...........


Too much or too little sleep puts men at diabetes risk

Sleeping either fewer or more hours than average may increase a man’s risk of developing.............

This $2 portable test rapidly detects Zika in saliva

With Zika buzz-bombing Brazil’s grandiose Summer Olympics plans, a team of researchers has ..........

 

Now, a magnet that may make surgical stitches history

A magnetic doughnut-shaped device has been developed that could be the end of stitches and staples.........


Soon, cheap paper-based home test for malaria, cancer

In a few years, testing yourself for cancer or malaria could be as easy as testing your blood........


Govt puts cap on prices of 42 essential drugs

The government has decided to put a cap on prices of 42 essential medicines used in treatment of ..........


Video Games: What goes on outside the screen?

Video games play an integral part in the lives of many, but this popular entertainment medium has .......

Count bites not calories to shed those kilos

The key to a slimmer waistline might lie in counting bites, not calories, according to a recent .........


Run your way to a better `memory`

If you have trouble remembering where you left your car keys or struggle to recall people’s names........


Broccoli packs powerful punch against oral cancer

Love it or hate it, broccoli is touted as a superfood, offering an array of health benefifs.......


’Yuck factor’ may prompt better hand hygiene

From politics to commerce to sex, the feeling of disgust can affect you in subtle ways and now, a .....


Viagra can cut heart attack risk

The little blue pill that helps men have sex can also be used to ward off heart attacks and heart ......


Help daddy stay fit with these easy tips!

You call him ’Daddy strongest’ and look up to him to stay fit. But, at times, your daddy overlooks his.....


Finish your broccoli to stay healthy

Your mom was right, broccoli is great for you! A new study has given out more reasons to eat this ........


Diabetes can make heart attack 50 pc deadlier

A new study has found that diabetes can raise the risk of heart attack death by 50 percent.


There’s a ’fishy’ way to add years to your life!

You may want to add cold-water fish to your diet as a recent study has found that omega-3s can help .......

Do you know what you’re smoking?

Do you know what’s in your cigarette? A recent study suggests that most of you don’t!...........

Walnuts can knock years off your age

Ladies, you may want to add walnuts to your diet as a recent study has found......


Health needs of transgender people remain unmet

Despite the recent attention directed toward transgender people, they and their........

Silencing single gene can affect your social behaviour

New York: Silencing a specific gene may affect human social behaviour, including a person’s ability to form healthy relationships or to recognise the.....

High blood sugar can lower risk of one type of brain tumour

New York: High blood sugar for long periods can cause serious health problems but surprisingly it can have a protective effect.....

Yoga gives health on zero budget: Modi

Chandigarh: Saying yoga has become a major economic activity worldwide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it gives health benefits.....

Sri Lanka records rise in dengue patients

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Health on Thursday launched a dengue eradication programme as the number of cases rose to over 18,000 with 24 people reported dead.....

Eat nuts to cut mortality risk from prostate cancer

New York: Men suffering from prostate cancer may significantly reduce their risk of mortality by consuming nuts like almonds, cashews, hazelnuts.....

Health: How beer enhances sexual performance in men

Heading to drink some frosty suds? Well, we have good news for you! Researchers........

Meet Hong Hong, Chinese boy born with 31 fingers and toes

A boy has been born in China with a rare congenital condition due to which he has 31 fingers and toes along with two palms on each hand.


Copper, an obesity-tackling gold?

If you want to flush that stubborn fat away forever, then add copper-rich food to your diet as a .........


Your sleep relates to what you eat

A new study has revealed that your weight and diet may help predict your sleep quality.......

Larger wine glasses may lead people to drink more: study

Serving wine in larger glasses may encourage people to drink more, even when the amount of the drink remains the same, a new study suggests.......

Health: The many benefits of a Mediterranean diet

 

Want to live 15 years longer? New research suggests that eating a Mediterranean diet along with regular exercise, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight could...........

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