Health

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 ...........

How traffic noise risks your heart

Whether you’re stuck in it or breathing in the fumes, traffic is bad for your health and now, a new study.......


Statins may help cut cancer death risk

Cancer patients who pop statin pills are less likely to die of the four most common forms of cancer, ......

Donor heart transported from Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj to Gurgaon’s Medanta in record 12 minutes

The Fortis Organ Retrieval and Transplant (FORT) unit of Fortis Healthcare Limited successfully transported..........

 

New anti-malarial drugs on their way

The WHO’s global target for malaria elimination is 2030 and now, a new study has revealed that a new...........

Online entrepreneurship courses to enhance skil

In the present day, amount of people moving towards entrepreneurship is increasing minute by minute with ...

When bunch of grapes fetched more than Rs 7 lakh at Japan auction

A bunch of about 30 ping pong ball-sized grapes of the Ruby Roman variety set a new world record when it sold for........


Is high blood pressure an emergency?

If your blood pressure goes up, but you are feeling fine, chances are you will still rush to the nearest ..........


This is how diet quality of parents, kids are connected

Researchers from the University of Delawar have predicated a close relationship between diet quality of parents and kids...........

Boosting the potency of broccoli may help treating age-related vision loss

Buck researchers have found that boosting the potency of broccoli-related compound by ten times ......


Global obesity figures miss out more than half a billion: study

Though official estimates say there are 600 million obese adults in the world, a new study claims that ..........

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