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...........

20pc 2-yr-olds never tried vegetable

Does your baby turn his nose up at the sight of broccoli or cabbage? Don’t worry, you are not ........

How dad’s age, lifestyle can affect kids

We have all heard that a mother’s choices during pregnancy can affect the growing babies...............

Frequent dining out leads to hypertension risk among Delhiites

Hypertension is a condition where blood pressure exceeds the normal range. It is one of the major .....


Soon, a blood test that can predict miscarriages

A blood test that could end the agony of miscarriages has come closer to reality after a................


Late motherhood through IVF: Boon or curse

Days after a 72-year-old woman delivered a baby at a Hisar-based fertility centre............


This smartphone app can help you beat the blues

There are several apps that claim to be able to help with depression and anxiety, but the question.........


Iraqi patient with rare genetic disorder gets new lease of life in India

Doctors at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon gave a new lease of life to a 27.............


Enabling healthier future with ’pledge to pedal’ campaign

To be fit and healthy you need to be physically active. Regular physical activity can protect.........


Tata Trusts creates expertise access for cancer patients

At a time when technology startups are offering cursory second opinion services or simple apps........


Red wine cancels out effects of bad diet

Wine lovers have a new reason to toast to good health with resveratrol, which occurs naturally.......

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