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On Word Brain Day, let's learn natural ways to treat migraine

Migraine is a common disabling brain disorder and headache accounts for 4.4 per cent of all consultations

22 Jul 2019 12:04 pm
Menstrual cups ‘as reliable as tampons’

Women can be assured that menstrual cups are as leakproof as tampons and pads, say researchers.

17 Jul 2019 3:38 pm
Monsoon Mantras: How to stay healthy during monsoons

While the monsoons, with its pouring rain, bring relief to hundreds of thousands of people, the season also heralds several common and sometimes deadly air and water-borne diseases

26 Jun 2019 11:55 am
The Sperm quality of youth in this country is in critical condition

The first-ever nationwide testing of young men has found that over 60pc have below average sperm count, mobility or morphology.

1 Jun 2019 1:47 pm
How to bid adieu tobacco addiction on World No Tobacco Day

On the occasion of the WHO's ‘Wrold No Tobacco Day,’ doctors at Asian Heart Institute share their knowledge on the threats of tobacco

31 May 2019 2:07 pm
Goonj Invites Menstruation Dialogue; Missing Voices, Missed Out Issues

Organisation Goonj is organising Menstruation Dialogue; Missing Voices, Missed Out Issues on 21st May 2019.

19 Apr 2019 4:34 pm
Karan Oberoi (KO) is a Fitness Model Who Has Taken Instagram by Storm. Find Out Why!

Karan Oberoi (KO) is going places and how. As one of the most followed fitness models on social media

3 Apr 2019 12:43 pm
Leading Fitness Model Karan Oberoi (KO) has Turned Vegetarian this year. Should you too?

Karan Oberoi (KO) is one of the most followed fitness model on Instagram

22 Mar 2019 4:27 pm
Why Deepika’s sneaker-dance is the sensible fashion moment of 2018

The season to let your hair down is here- most of us would want to wear dazzling outfits and pair them with stylish high heels

31 Dec 2018 12:31 pm
5 tips for a healthy diet this New Year

Whatever your New Year's Resolution, a healthy and balanced diet will provide many benefits into 2019 and beyond.

21 Dec 2018 12:33 pm
Protect yourself from heart attack during winter

Heart attacks can occur during any season, but there is an increased risk for certain types of heart attacks during winter.

16 Dec 2018 12:06 pm
Breast cancer- top cancer in women

Breast cancer is the top cancer in women both in the developed and the developing world.

9 Dec 2018 11:44 am
Heart attack rising among younger adults: Know how to keep your heart healthy

There is a noticeable upsurge in heart attack cases of people under 40 years of age as about 30 per cent of such patients admitted to hospitals are from this younger adults age group only.

2 Dec 2018 12:12 pm
26 Nov 2018 12:01 pm
Breathing in low-quality air can cause stroke

Breathing in the low-quality air can cause a stroke.

28 Oct 2018 2:32 pm
Oral diseases, most common non-communicable diseases

Oral diseases are the most common non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and affect people throughout their lifetime, causing pain, discomfort, disfigurement and even death.

21 Oct 2018 11:44 am
Psoriasis ranks as high as cancer or diabetes in terms of negative impact on quality of life: Study

Psoriasis ranks as high as cancer or diabetes in terms of the negative impact on the quality of life, says a study.

19 Oct 2018 4:40 pm
UN pushes for an international ban on virginity testing

A gynaecological examination conducted under the belief that it determines whether a woman or girl has had vaginal intercourse

18 Oct 2018 5:29 pm
DHA launches all-in-one health app

The DHA app is available for free download on Google Play

17 Oct 2018 4:39 pm
World Food day special: Fruit and vegetables important components of a healthy diet

Fruit and vegetables are important components of a healthy diet

16 Oct 2018 5:18 pm
Does open heart surgery affect cognitive abilities?

Researchers say that a majority of older patients who underwent heart valve surgery were found to be at risk of cognitive problems up to six months after surgery.

14 Oct 2018 3:41 pm
Influenza virus infections in humans

Seasonal influenza viruses circulate and cause disease in humans every year

13 Oct 2018 3:29 pm
'Sunday ya Monday, Roz khao ande' ; Clear message on World Egg Day

India can reduce its burden of undernutrition by adding eggs to the diet of its people

12 Oct 2018 12:04 pm
Stressed at your desk? Try these 4 cool chair yoga poses

A desk job. Long hours. Severe backache and neck pain. Sound familiar?

11 Oct 2018 6:27 pm
World Mental Health Day: Creative therapy for emotional health

Co-curricular activities are being introduced by several institutions across the country

10 Oct 2018 6:29 pm
These are the best 4 food oils for you

Supermarkets today have an entire section dedicated to food oils but which one to choose among them?

9 Oct 2018 7:00 pm
Even one glass of liquor has potential to cause death

Before gulping down that glass of wine, think twice

8 Oct 2018 5:52 pm
50 percent of depression cases emerge by the age of 14; adolescents at risk

Today, the adolescent depression rates in India have increased rapidly over the last decade, as more than 50 per cent cases of depression have come to light in the age group of 14.

7 Oct 2018 3:03 pm
New DNA test can predict height and risk for cancer

A new DNA tool created by Michigan State University can accurately predict people's height

6 Oct 2018 4:12 pm
Vitamin E supplementation for prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm infants

Vitamin E, comprising eight biologically active tocopherols, is an important antioxidant for the health

5 Oct 2018 6:30 pm
World's first human case of rat disease hepatitis E discovered

For the first time, a case of rat hepatitis E has been discovered in a human in Hong Kong

2 Oct 2018 3:49 pm
Beat cardiac arrest by prior planning, says doctors

To avoid a heart attack, it is better to plan beforehand by maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

1 Oct 2018 6:14 pm
Mobile usage: Brain cancer on rise, people going deaf, says Mumbai IIT Prof

According to the latest research, using cellphones for more than half an hour daily can double the risk of brain tumour in the next 10 years.

30 Sep 2018 1:54 pm
Cancer a leading cause of death for children and adolescents around world

Cancer is a leading cause of death for children and adolescents around the world and approximately 300,000 children aged 0 to 19 years old are diagnosed with cancer each year.

30 Sep 2018 11:55 am
World Heart Day: My Heart, Your Heart

World Heart Day is being observed across the world on Saturday

29 Sep 2018 12:36 pm
Heart disease caused due to sedentary lifestyle, stress and poor food habit

Heart diseases are mainly caused due to a sedentary lifestyle, stress and poor food habit

28 Sep 2018 7:03 pm
Contact lens users beware! Rare eye infection linked to blindness

British eye researchers have found that a rare eye infection called Acanthamoeba

27 Sep 2018 6:16 pm
This food company has launched dairy-free plant based milks

A pioneer in the health beverage segment, has launched their new brand So Good,

25 Sep 2018 5:00 pm
Millions either malnourished or obese in global nutrition crisis

Almost every country in the world now has serious nutrition problems

24 Sep 2018 4:25 pm
A spoonful of honey makes the heartbeat soundly

A spoonful of honey makes the heart beat soundly, suggests a dietitian.

23 Sep 2018 1:33 pm
Alcohol abuse kills 3 million a year: WHO

More than three million people, mostly men, died in 2016 due to drinking too much alcohol

22 Sep 2018 6:04 pm
Cirrhosis of liver end stage of chronic liver disease

Cirrhosis of the liver is the end stage of chronic liver disease caused by long-term exposure to toxins

21 Sep 2018 5:29 pm
Adolescence a critical time of life

Around 1.2 billion of these young people are adolescents aged between 10 and 19 years.

20 Sep 2018 5:41 pm
A child under 15 dies every 5 seconds around the world

An estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017, or 1 every 5 seconds, mostly of preventable causes, according to new mortality estimates released by WHO.

19 Sep 2018 2:35 pm
This flour can control cholesterol, prevent colon cancer

Copra meal flour’s fibre may play a key role in controlling cholesterol, sugar levels in blood and prevention of colon cancer, claims food experts.

18 Sep 2018 2:43 pm
Organ transplantation often only treatment to end state organ failure

Organ transplantation is often the only treatment to end state organ failure, such as liver and heart failure.

17 Sep 2018 2:32 pm
Stem cell therapy can cure Diabetes

Stem cell therapy has a potential to cure Diabetes, claims Dr Geeta Shroff, Director, Nutech Mediworld.

16 Sep 2018 1:52 pm
New diagnostic method for liver cancer found

Gut microbiota, a new biomarker of liver cancer, has been discovered by Chinese researchers.

15 Sep 2018 3:43 pm
69 thousand AIDS-related deaths reported in India in 2017

Around 87.58 thousand new HIV infections and 69.11 thousand AIDS-related deaths were reported in 2017

14 Sep 2018 5:54 pm
Around 328 medicines banned by health ministry

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has prohibited the manufacture for sale, sale or distribution for human use of 328 Fixed Dose Combinations (FDCs)

13 Sep 2018 2:28 pm