Twelve tips for a healthy motherhood

The birth of a baby challenges a mother in many ways You are likely to feel exhausted, excited and worried all the same time about the baby and that is why you tend to be stressed

25 Aug 2018, 11:00 AM IST

Are migraines and headaches common in children?

Childhood headaches are not uncommon Similar to adults, children also experience strong bouts of headaches like migraines or tension type headaches like migraines or tension type h
23 Aug 2018, 12:20 PM IST

Mental health may not ruin teenagers friendships: Study

Teenagers with similar levels of mental health issues such as anxiety and depression are more likely to remain friends, but dissimilarites can create incidence instability, a new s
22 Aug 2018, 11:59 PM IST

Second hand smoke linked to dry cough among teenagers

As little as one hour of exposure to tobacco smoke per week can increase the risk of having respiratory symptoms, such as shortness of breath and a dry cough at night among teenage
22 Aug 2018, 11:55 PM IST

Know all about ‘Dry Eye Syndrome’

Dry Eye Syndrome affects more than 100 million people around the world However, many people commonly dont know that they are suffering from dry eye syndrome
22 Aug 2018, 01:04 AM IST

Healthhunt Announces First Edition Of Future Of Wellness

Healthhunt, a leading and highlyengaging online platform in the health and wellness today announced the launch of Indias most premier wellness event and experience, the Future of W
21 Aug 2018, 04:47 PM IST

Higher BMI may increase your BP as well

If you have a higher body mass index BMI then there are chances that you may have increased blood pressure BP too, a new study has found
20 Aug 2018, 01:12 AM IST

Resistance training boosts exercise motivation

Lack of motivation is a big factor for many people not following an exercise regime that they initially planned But a few months of resistance training can change that by instillin
20 Aug 2018, 01:10 AM IST

Mothers' pesticide levels linked to autism risk in kids

Elevated pesticide levels in pregnant women are associated with an increased risk of autism among their children, says a study
20 Aug 2018, 01:06 AM IST

Learn when to seek help

While building self control is a wonderful and ambitious facet of changing your life and feeling more in charge of yourself and your choices, there are circumstances when a person
18 Aug 2018, 11:11 AM IST

Recognizing Depression

You may be suffering from major depression if you have five or more of the following nine symptoms nearly everyday for two weeks Having two or four symptoms over two weeks may indi
18 Aug 2018, 11:08 AM IST

What to do When U Have A Burning Situation

The burn of gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD isnt something to ignore A condition in which stomach acid is regurgitated into the esophagus, GERD can seriously interfere with
18 Aug 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Moderate carbohydrate intake may lower mortality risk

If you are looking forward to boost your longevity, start consuming carbohydrates in moderation A new study has found that it is associated with lower risk of mortality
17 Aug 2018, 11:39 PM IST

Your eyes can predict risk of Parkinson's disease

The thinning of retina the lining of nerve cells in the back of the eye could be linked to Parkinsons disease, a finding that can boost diagnoses to detect the disease in its ear
17 Aug 2018, 11:36 PM IST

Mushrooms may help develop new diabetes treatments

Eating white button mushrooms may improve the regulation of glucose in the liver, according to a study which could pave the way for new diabetes treatments and prevention strategie
17 Aug 2018, 04:05 PM IST

New HIV drug effectively reduces virus, boosts immunity: Study

A new intravenous HIV drug has shown to be effective in reducing virus, boost immunity among patients with advanced, multidrug resistant HIV infection, results of a phaseIII trial
16 Aug 2018, 11:22 PM IST

Smoking parents may up kids risk of lung disease related deaths

Are you a chain smoker Besides harming your own life, you may also be exposing your kids to secondhand smoke, which can increase their risk of death due to chronic obstructive pulm
16 Aug 2018, 11:18 PM IST

Prediabetic owls may gain unhealthy weight

People with prediabetes who are more active and alert later in the day those who have an evening preference may have higher body mass index BMI, a new study has found
16 Aug 2018, 11:16 PM IST

21-year-old suicide survivor undergoes historic face transplant

After a 31hourlong face transplant surgery, 21yearold Katie Stubblefield has turned over a new leaf in her life She underwent 17 surgeries before finally going under the knife for
16 Aug 2018, 04:19 PM IST

It’s been around a month since I gave birth to my baby. After a complicated labour, I opted for C - section, the healing process has planned out well. So when can I start doing exercises like swimming, running etc?

After delivery, it takes approximately around six weeks for complete internal healing of the tissues Pelvic exercises and kegel exercises can be started as soon as you are comforta
16 Aug 2018, 03:20 PM IST

Iam in my early 40’s and my periods are usually regular. But this month, my period came almost a week and a half early. Is it a sign of some trouble? How can this issue be solved?

Menstrual irregularities may be observed at this age as you may be entering the perimenopausal phase of your life whereby you may experience irregular cycles and sometimes early or
16 Aug 2018, 02:50 PM IST

How effective is clomid patch to get pregnant?

As your are planning for pregnancy its highly advisable to meet your obstetrician for pre pregnancy counselling and pre pregnancy screening and start pre natal vitamins If everythi
16 Aug 2018, 01:58 PM IST

Having period like cramps even when I don’t have my periods. Could this be because of some kind of gynaecological issue?

Pelvic pain other than period time may be an indication of evaluation It may be because of pelvic infection, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, urinary tract infection and many other rea
16 Aug 2018, 01:49 PM IST

Treating depression in child may boost parent's mental health

The bond between parent and child extends far beyond sharing similar looks or behaviours as a new study suggests that treating depression in teenagers may benefit their parents men
15 Aug 2018, 01:31 AM IST

South Indian women are the most obese of all: Survey

Affecting every region of the globe, obesity has become one of the most neglected public health problems as described by the WHO World Health Organization
14 Aug 2018, 11:31 PM IST

KIMS doctors perform rare surgery

Dr RK Jain and his team from Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences KIMS gave a new lease of life to a 49yearold Nagesh in a landmark procedure
14 Aug 2018, 11:26 PM IST

Prolonged diabetes can weaken spinal cord

A very important structure between the body and the brain is the spinal cord It provides a vital link from the brain to the body and body to the brain It is around 40 to 50 cm long
14 Aug 2018, 11:13 PM IST

Ayurveda Provides A Healthy Life And Longevity

The Sanskrit word Ayurveda, means the science or wisdom of life Although Ayurveda is often translated as the knowledge of life a more accurate translation would be the knowledge of
13 Aug 2018, 03:52 PM IST

Early onset of diabetes may cut girls' lifespan by 18 years

Girls who develop Type1 diabetes before the age of ten die an average of nearly 18 years earlier than those who do not have diabetes, a new study has found
12 Aug 2018, 11:42 PM IST

Avoid unwanted pregnancy with this app

Avoid unwanted pregnancy This new app can help you prevent pregnancy US Food and Administration FDA has approved an app Natural Cycles, designed to track fertility and prevent preg
12 Aug 2018, 07:10 PM IST

Loose underwear may be good for sperm production

Turns out, certain styles of mens underwear may inhibit production of sperm
11 Aug 2018, 05:33 PM IST

Moderate salt intake not as bad as earlier thought: Study

People with moderate or average salt intake need not reduce their sodium intake for prevention of heart disease and stroke, suggests a new study involving 94,000 people from differ
10 Aug 2018, 11:28 PM IST

40% women with asthma may get chronic lung diseases: Study

More than 4 in 10 individuals with asthma run the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD, a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make it harder to b
10 Aug 2018, 11:24 PM IST

Glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease: Study

Glaucoma, an eye disease which affects nearly 70 million people worldwide, may be an autoimmune disease, suggests a new research
10 Aug 2018, 11:20 PM IST

Genetic mutations may impact cancer treatment

Turns out, genetic mutations in appendix cancer are distinct from those found in colon cancer and that mutations in the genes are good predictors of survival among people with app
09 Aug 2018, 02:58 PM IST

Risk factors for substance use and substance use disorder differ

A recent study has suggested that not everyone who initiates the use of substance like, nicotine, alcohol, cannabis, and cocaine ends up with a substance use disorder
09 Aug 2018, 02:54 PM IST

Parent's smoking, depression may up ADHD risk in children

Parents, please take note A new study has found that smoking and depression in parents may increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD in their children
09 Aug 2018, 01:07 AM IST