Vitamin D may reduce cancer risk, breast cancer mortality

Apart from building healthy bones, vitamin D also may reduce cancer risk as well as breast cancer mortality, especially in women with a lower body mass index

19 Sep 2018, 03:03 PM IST

Chemical in cigarette smoke may damage vision

Exposure to a chemical in tobacco smoke could make it more difficult for people to see in lowcontrast conditions, such as low light, fog or glare, a new study suggests
19 Sep 2018, 10:16 AM IST

Low birth weight babies, a major concern in India

The health of a newborn baby is directly proportional to the health and nutritional status of the mother
19 Sep 2018, 01:21 AM IST

Coping with cancer the Ayur way

Ayurveda, one of the oldest systems of healing is gaining traction Viewed with skepticism by the western society, it is now finding acceptance Rajagopal, chief medical officer, Rad
19 Sep 2018, 01:15 AM IST

New gene therapy via skin can combat cocaine addiction

Scientists have developed a novel approach using skin cellbased gene therapy to stifle the desire for cocaine and to protect against an overdose
19 Sep 2018, 12:04 AM IST

What is leaving men embarrassed & putting their health at stake

As men get older, their body changes in ways one cant always control For most men, one of those changes come with the growing prostate
18 Sep 2018, 10:41 PM IST

Aspirin does not reduce heart attack, stroke risk, says study

Taking aspirin daily does not reduce the heart attack or stroke and has no benefit in prolonging life free of disability, a study has found
18 Sep 2018, 10:36 AM IST

KENT Prime Plus: A Smart Water Purifier with Digital Display of Purity

In the world of the latest innovations and technologies, companies like KENT have always stood out and are known for their exclusive range of home appliances
17 Sep 2018, 02:42 PM IST

Pollen exposure during pregnancy linked to baby asthma risk

Turns out, children born in the peak grass pollen season, October and December, may have a greater risk of developing respiratory diseases such as asthma
17 Sep 2018, 10:55 AM IST

Psychotherapy benefits women caring for kids with health issues

Turns out, brief cognitive behavioural therapy significantly improved the mental health of women overwhelmed by caring for children with severe chronic health conditions
17 Sep 2018, 10:52 AM IST

Does Paracetamol use in infancy increases risk of asthma?

Turns out, children who take paracetamol during their first two years of life may be at a higher risk of developing asthma by the age of 18, especially if they have a particular ge
17 Sep 2018, 10:29 AM IST

7 Health Benefits of Ginger

In the kitchen, weve long used gingerin anything from ginger molasses cookies and ginger tea to Indian and Asianinspired dishesas a flavoragent
15 Sep 2018, 12:14 PM IST

This diet may help you live longer

Adhering to a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grain bread, nuts, olive oil and canola oil may help you live longer, a new study has found
14 Sep 2018, 09:52 PM IST

Which Exercise Burns the Most Calories? Here's What Science Says

Your time is precious and limited So when it comes to working out, its not uncommon to wonder what exercise burns the most calories
14 Sep 2018, 06:33 PM IST

Mrida partners Lady Irwin College in a program on Nutrition Awareness Creation and Promotion of Health Through Under-utilised Millets and Amaranth

In tandem with the National Nutrition Week, Mrida, a Social Business Venture focused on health and nutrition though its brand, Earthspired and Lady Irwin College, University of Del
13 Sep 2018, 12:39 PM IST

Back pain linked to risky behaviour in teenagers: Study

Does your adolescent son or daughter suffer from back pain often Beware, he or she may be more likely to smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, and report problems like anxiety and depre
13 Sep 2018, 01:17 AM IST

INTERESTING FACTS! How to boost brain power

The more you exercise in your youth, the better your brain will function in the future Young adults with a higher cardiovascular fitness level performed better on cognitive tests g
12 Sep 2018, 04:41 PM IST

Health updates Signs of DEMENTIA

Dementia is a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental process caused by the brain disease or an injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes and impaired reasoni
12 Sep 2018, 03:22 PM IST

Treat Sleep Apnea To Protect Your Heart

Snoring loudly enough to wake members of your household is one sign that you have sleep apnea a disorder that repeatedly interrupts your breathing throughout the night
12 Sep 2018, 03:15 PM IST

Sleep has a bigger impact on college grades than drugs and alcohol: Study

College students who want good grades may want to skip the allnighters and avoid picking earlymorning classes because a new study suggests lack of sleep is at least as bad for acad
12 Sep 2018, 11:57 AM IST

A new approach to beat cancer

A decision related to cancer treatment will probably be the most important one in a patients life
12 Sep 2018, 01:46 AM IST

Foot and ankle injuries keep players out of the game

Health is one of the major concerns for sportspersons who are most of the times prone to injuries Due to the repetitive pounding of the game, players must endure to its brunt
12 Sep 2018, 01:41 AM IST

Back pain linked to substance abuse in teenagers

Adolescents who experience back pain are more likely to frequently smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, and report problems like anxiety and depression
11 Sep 2018, 12:34 PM IST

Dengue - A continuing global threat

Dengue fever is a painful, debilitating mosquitoborne disease caused by dengue viruses Each year, an estimated 400 million people globally are infected with the virus about 100 mil
11 Sep 2018, 11:29 AM IST

Using birth control pills makes one gain weight?

Weight gain is one of the myths associated with oral contraceptive pills Scientific evidence has shown that it does not cause weight gain It may cause little water retention and yo
10 Sep 2018, 06:11 PM IST

Can I switch to Menstrual Cups or Cloth Pads over Sanitary Napkins? - Doctor's Desk

I generally prefer using sanitary napkins when I get my periods, as Tampons pose a threat to health I have read about menstrual cups and even cloth pads I would like to switch to o
10 Sep 2018, 06:05 PM IST

Is increasing temperature raising childhood viral infection rates?

Turns out, hand, foot and mouth disease HFMD is a common childhood viral infection that mostly affects in warmer summer months because of the increasing temperature and humidity
10 Sep 2018, 05:28 PM IST

HIV prevention pill reaching more people who need it

More than one in nine people worldwide who might benefit from a daily pill to minimize their risk of getting HIV are now taking this medicine, a research review suggests
10 Sep 2018, 11:10 AM IST

Mindfulness can aid in treating chronic pain: Study

Ever wondered why some people seem to feel less pain than others The answer could lie in mindfulness, which could be targeted in the development of effective pain therapies, resear
10 Sep 2018, 01:28 AM IST

5 signs that you are not getting enough PROTEIN

With the food market constantly advertising adding protein to everything, you may want an abundance of these key micronutrients in your diet But unknowingly an inadequate amount of
08 Sep 2018, 02:34 PM IST

Nerve stimulation may improve sexual response in women

Female sexual dysfunction FSD, a condition that may range from a lack of libido to an inability to achieve orgasm, affects 40 to 45 per cent of women, especially as they age
08 Sep 2018, 12:11 PM IST

Here's why smiling doesn't indicate happiness

Turns out, if you are smiling, it does not necessarily indicate that you are happyAlso, it is usually believed that a person is happy when they are engaging with another person or
08 Sep 2018, 10:52 AM IST

How sex can boost your health and relationship

Sex not only feels good but it is also good for your health A healthy sex life can boost your health as well as your relationship Heres how
08 Sep 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Your brain cells may be making you brave

Ever wondered why some people comfortably walk between skyscrapers on a highwire while others freeze on the mere thought of climbing off escalators in a shopping mall It could be t
08 Sep 2018, 01:01 AM IST

Losing weight through diet, exercise in pregnancy safe: Study

Pregnant women can safely limit their weight gain with diet and exercise interventions, the results of a group of trials by the US National Institutes of Health NIH show
08 Sep 2018, 12:58 AM IST

New blood test to screen for secondary heart attack?

Researchers are developing a new blood test which could screen if a person is at risk of a secondary heart attack
07 Sep 2018, 03:01 PM IST

Daytime sleepiness causes Alzheimer's disease?

Turns out, excessive daytime sleepiness is linked with brain protein involved in a memoryrobbing disease, a new study reveals
07 Sep 2018, 02:58 PM IST