Health

Here’s how you can prevent, manage multiple sclerosis.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects around 2.3 million people worldwide and can cause blurred vision, slurred speech, tremors, extreme fatigue, problems with memory, balance,............

Training for marathon? Here’s all you need to know to boost your nutrition levels.

With the marathon and half-marathon season just around the corner, Alexandra Dalu, a doctor of nutrition and anti-aging, has seven nutrition tips...........

That awesome tan is not good for you, it’s making your skin age faster.

Heading to the beach to get a beautiful tan? Think again, as radiation from the sun or tanning sessions hasten skin ageing in the long run, a new study has warned..........

Hand sanitisers could lead to abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting in children.

Parents take note! Hand sanitisers may do more harm than good, warn scientists who found that these alcohol-based, scented products may tempt young kids to swallow the substance - leading to serious.......

Predicting silent heart attack: Technique by this schoolboy shows you how.

A Class 10 student from Tamil Nadu has developed a new technique that can non-invasively detect.......

Going bald or facing hair fall? 14 myths about hair growth you shouldn’t believe.

Along with the facts come the myths. For years, people have believed in old wives’ tales about hair growth and hair loss.......

Your cell phone is wreaking havoc on your skin! Here’s how you can stop it.

If you wake up in a state of horror, wondering how did you get acne, blemishes all over your face suddenly, then you can blame it on your shiny smartphone......

Living in Delhi may affect your hearing. Study links city noise to hearing loss.

Urban noise pollution and hearing loss are closely linked, according to rankings of 50 large cities in both categories released on Friday..............

The health of Indian children is improving but there is still a long way to go.

India’s infant mortality rate (IMR) reduced by 16 points over the last ten years – 41 children below...........

Exercise may work better than medicine to reduce fatigue in cancer patients: Study.

For patients suffering with cancer-related fatigue, indulging in exercise such as gentle yoga, walking, running or cycling and/or psychological therapies.....

More reasons to quit smoking. Cigarette smoke blocks self-healing processes in lungs.

Smoke from cigarettes blocks self-healing processes in the lungs and consequently can lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD),.............

Virtual reality apps may help treat phobias, addictions, anxiety disorders.

Virtual reality headsets are often associated with video games and fun, but companies are also working to use them for mental health therapies, to treat.......

Stay active as you age. Physical activity lowers risk of heart disease even for the obese.

New European research has found that the health benefits of physical activity may be strong..........

Stress, low mood before pregnancy increases eczema risk in children: Study.

A first-of-its-kind study that links maternal stress before conception with the risk of atopic eczema in future children...........

Is snoring wrecking your sleep? Here are 7 easy ways to deal with it.

After a tiring day at work, the one thing we desire is a peaceful sleep. However, if you snore, or have.........

Probiotic combo may benefit those suffering from mild seasonal allergy symptoms.

Researchers have found that a probiotic combination might help reduce symptoms of seasonal allergies like hay fever,...........

Are you over 50? Eat dairy foods, Vitamin D supplements to prevent bone loss.

Older adults who take Vitamin D supplements along with specific dairy foods such as milk, yogurt and.........

Another reason to wake up early: Morning people make healthier food choices.

Early risers may have a healthier diet than those who are up till late, claims a new study.......

New research finds strong evidence for a link between obesity and major cancers.

A new study has found strong associations between excessive weight and major cancers..........

Diet low on veggies, high on soft drinks may put teens at breast cancer risk later.

Teenagers who consume a diet low in vegetables and high in sugar-sweetened and diet soft drinks...........

A weight-loss drug can help prevent risk of type 2 diabetes by 80%: Study.

Researchers in the UK have found that a weight-loss drug also reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by 80% compared to a placebo.........

Food fads and nutrition myths related to the health of your heart debunked.

Though recent food trends encouraging us to breakfast on protein-rich eggs, sip on green juices, and........

Colorectal cancer rare but rising among millennials and Gen X, finds study.

Colorectal cancer mostly strikes middle-aged and older people, but new research shows a disturbing rise in cases among young adults........

You are more vulnerable to getting sunburnt than you think.

A new study has identified seven factors associated with increased risk of sunburn, with a combination......

The year of personal genomics

This may have been the year personal genomics came of age in India. While tests to check for mutations that make ...............

Just 15 minutes of TV may kill creativity in kids: study

London: Children who spend just 15 minutes or more a day watching television may become less creative as compared to...

Loneliness may be in your genes: study

Feeling lonely? Blame it on your genes, say scientists who have found that loneliness - a trait linked to poor health and early death - is partially heritable...

Children as young as five may be at suicide risk: study

Children as young as five may have the tendency to commit suicide, say researchers who found characteristics and...

Having a visible tattoo may land you a job!

London: Having a visible tattoo can be an advantage for job seekers in some kinds of employment such as bartending as...

Blind people use brain’s vision centre to solve math

People born without sight appear to solve math problems using visual areas of the brain, researchers including one of...

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