Health


Superbugs hinder treatment of kidney infections

Scientists have found that superbugs - antibiotic-resistant bacteria - can make it more difficult to treat

New single-dose treatment shows promise in anti-malaria battle

Scientists have discovered a series of a novel compound (bicyclic azetidine series) that shows great promise in the battle against malaria....

Heart diseases catching up more with youngsters in Himachal

A well-known heart specialist Dr. T.S. Mahant has expressed concern and warned ..........

IIT Madras researchers develop instrumentation for cancer treatment

One of the treatment modalities for cancer is hyperthermia. This is a method by which ........

Antimicrobial resistance: clear and present danger

After years of doing little to tackle the silent but potentially deadly proliferation...........

The days with my guru

Violin exponent V.V. Subramaniam, whose association with Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer spanned ...........

Genetic secrets of 88 bony fishes revealed

Now, more is known to science about the life of fishes that thrive in the ocean depths as a .....


Hot bath as good as a vigorous exercise: study

In some good news for people who do not exercise but still want to stay fit, researchers.........

‘A type of Culex mosquito can also transmit Zika’

Brazilian scientists have identified another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito..........

’War on Drugs’ pushing world towards HIV, TB, hepatitis epidemics 

The War on Drugs, mass incarceration of drug users and the failure to provide proven harm reduction and treatment strategies have driven .............

Benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh risks 

After years of conflicting advice, now a recent study has found that public health benefits of e-cigarette use tend to outweigh the downsides................

Dietary restriction can add years to your life

Boosting lifespan is as simple as limiting your food intake, suggests a new study..........

Zika epidemic likely to ’burn itself out’ in ’three years’ 

According to a new study, Zika epidemic in Latin America is likely to "burn itself out" within three years..............

Too much red meat puts your kidneys at risk 

You may want to swap that steak for a pea salad as a recent study has .........

Paras Healthcare launches Delhi centre dedicated to mothers, baby 

Expanding its chain of mother-and-child hospitals, Paras Healthcare Group today .........

BD joins hands with Columbia Asia for `best` Diabetes Management Program 

Beginning this week, BD, the medical technology brand will work with diabetes ............

Food nudging can improve our eating habits 

A new review has suggested that marketers’ tactics to place things where we are .............

Turns out, obesity is three times deadlier for men than women

Men, those excess kilos can drive you to an early grave, suggests a new study............


Thumb-sucking, nail biting kids will develop fewer allergies: Study

Good news for parents who often have to struggle in getting their young toddlers to quit thumb sucking, as .........

Flying insects don’t obey aerodynamic laws of airplanes: Study

New York University researchers have found that the movement of flying insects are unmatched even by the .........


New study shows mice get back vision

Vision in mammals can be restored, shows experiments conducted, for the first time, under the leadership of.......


Can Hops extract cut down breast cancer risk?

Hops, the flower cones used in beer-making, can also reduce breast cancer risk...........

More than 8 lakh additional hospital beds required in Northeast Region

A healthcare summit organized recently in Guwahati, Assam, has informed that the northeast region requires over eight lakh additional hospital beds............


E-cigarette warning as vaping outstrips puffing

Turns out, e-cigarettes are really a gateway drug, luring non-smokers into trying vaping.............


A plate full of veggies can shoo your blues

Turns out, finding happiness is as simple as eating your greens!.........


Illegal kidney racket, the ugly side of healthcare in India

Organ transplant trafficking is one of the fastest, but least reported crimes in India as well as in other .......


Women need proper Zzzs while men can get away with napping

Does too little sleep leave you feeling groggy and not your male partner? Turns out, you’re not alone in this .......

Discovery of ovarian cancer target paves way for new treatment

A team of researchers has brought fresh hope in the form of a new treatment target for ovarian cancer aka .......


Concussions in teens more common than you think

: Just because your child doesn’t bend it like Beckham, doesn’t mean he is safe from head injuries. According to a recent study, concussions are on the rise for adolescents............


Old wives’ tale of lying still after sex won’t help you conceive

Washington D.C, Jul 11 : When it comes to making a baby, turns out lying with your legs in the air after sex is unlikely to make a ...........

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