Health


Fasting-like diet cuts multiple sclerosis symptoms

A diet that mimics fasting can have a positive influence on the symptoms of multiple sclerosis ......


Overcoming opioid addiction is possible, but challenging

A team of researchers has recently surveyed patients to understand barriers to reducing the use of.........

Air pollution may pose threat to your heart

A new study has found that air pollution can worsen the blood sugar levels, cholesterol and other.........

Turns out, ’nagging’ actually gives diabetic life a lift

When it comes to diabetes, "nagging is caring," suggests a new study......................

First in India, Fortis Escorts performs complex heart valve replacement on a 165 kg patient

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute was yet again presented a challenge with 62 year-old Mutwakil.......

Acupuncture reduces menopause symptoms

Here comes good news for women fighting the symptoms of menopause! While menopause is inevitable..........

Obesity can make your kid depressed

New York: Do obese kids have fewer friends? According to researchers, obese kids as young as age six are likely to be introvert and show more signs of depression.

Acupuncture may cut menopause symptoms

New York: A team of researchers has found that treatment for six months by a licensed acupuncturist can reduce the number of hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause.

Living near a landfill ups lung cancer risk

London: People living within five kilometres of a landfill site are at an increased risk of lung cancer and respiratory diseases, warns a new study.

Beware! Barbecue can be dangerous to health

New York: Love to gorge on barbecued chicken? Be careful as eating food cooked on grills cleaned with wire-bristle brushes can prove to be dangerous to health


Loss of Y chromosome puts men at Alzheimer’s risk

Soon, doctors will be able to tell you if you are at the risk for Alzheimer’s disease by looking at .......


Ivy sticks out its powerful grasp to science

The powerful grasp of English ivy can lead to better medical adhesives, stronger armor for the ............

CORE Diagnostics introduces exclusive PCDx Tumor Profiling in India

Indian medical startup CORE Diagnostics has entered into a new partnership with leading US-based .........


Residing within 5 km of landfill site risks your health

If you are within five kilometers of a landfill site, then your health is surely at risk................

Breast cancer drug also highly potent against leukaemia 

A drug developed for breast cancer treatment that blocks the activity of CDK6 enzyme in the body has been found to be highly effective ......

Health: 8 reasons why turmeric is all the rage in the West 

After ghee, homemade yogurt, coconut oil, haldi doodh — now termed Turmeric Latte .........

 Toxic chemicals in bread: Why you should read this article 

In a recent study conducted by NGO Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in Delhi, 38 commonly available branded varieties...........................

Your daily bread may lead to cancer: CSE study

New Delhi: The pre-packaged bread may be a silent killer as it is laced with chemicals suspected to cause cancer, a new study has warned.

 Prenatal exposure to anti-depressants may lower birth weight 

Mothers-to-be please take note! Babies who are exposed to anti-depressants in the womb are likely to have lower birth weight and gestational length, finds a new study.............

Nearly half of all heart attacks may be ’silent’

Nearly half of all heart attacks may not have classic symptoms, such as chest pain, shortness of breath and cold sweats but are likely to be silent, reveals new research..........

Now, a device for early detection of cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

A team of researchers has come up with a biosensor that is capable of detecting molecules associated ....


Lancet slammed over `low-salt diet risking heart` study

The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has garnered strong reaction for publishing an ..........

Brain cells that reduce effect of cocaine identified 

The discovery establishes that microglia cells can diminish the adverse changes to neural circuitry brought on by the chronic use of cocaine and has significant............

’Sunscreen’ gene may keep skin cancer at bay

"The UV-resistant gene is a tumour suppressor involved in the UV-repair process of a cell’s DNA and is essential for preventing UV-induced genomic instability............


Here`s why we need HIV vaccine

May 18 marks the HIV Vaccine Awareness Day that commemorates U.S. President Bill Clinton’s 1997 .....


WHO says life expectancy has increased by five years since 2000, but health inequalities persist

Dramatic gains in life expectancy have been made globally since 2000, but major inequalities ..........

Eating past 8 p.m. won’t make your kids fat

It’s a long held belief among dieters that eating after 8 p.m. can lead to a greater weight gain........

US performs its first penile transplant surgery

A team of surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have performed the nation’s first ............


’Magic bullet’ to fight obesity is physical activity

A recent study have evaluated the totality of evidence and conclude that regular physical...........

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