Because Asians thrive in the field of IT, engineering, technology, medicine, and science, there is a huge possibility that a considerable percentage of Asian community is affected by this condition.
Heavy smoking and alcohol use cause distinctive changes to human DNA, leading to an accelerated premature ageing, scientists reveal.
Antioxidants double the rate of metastasis, the spread of cancer from one part of the body to another, in malignant melanoma.
As much as we want to be happy, everyday stress gets the better of us, leaving us exhausted and disconnected with our inner self. Here are some tips that will help you keep mentally fit and strong.
This new technique could be used to avoid brain biopsies to detect Alzheimer's
The study also shows a link between heavy Internet use and other health risks like addiction, anxiety, depression, obesity and social isolation
In a pioneering feat, Brazilian scientists have decoded how dengue virus binds to a human enzyme to replicate and spread faster in the body.
People with a positive psychological state such as those who are enthusiastic or interested are likely to develop long-term healthy habits that are important for lowering the risk of heart disease, says a new study.
If a child appears to develop depressive symptoms, earlier intervention is better. Parents need to do their homework and insist on programs that have been demonstrated to work and where the leaders are certified to be competent providers of the program.
The app, ASCmeI.T, enables people with autism spectrum conditions to share their ideas on what kind of new technology would best help.
While exercise is good for everyone, those with an immediate relative - mother, father or sibling - with Type-2 diabetes need to exercise more than others to derive the same preventive benefit, says a study.
An intervention in a Pune school, conducted over a five-year period, had a remarkable impact on students struggling with their expanding waistlines.
Many healing herbs have been found to ease complications and recovery. Among these are papaya leaf, Giloe and Tulsi.
A good night's sleep not only strengthens your memory but also strengthens the response-memory of your immune system when it comes to killing bad bacteria and viruses as they enter your body, new research reveals.
Diabetic drugs can affect the brain's reward system and reduce the need to eat more, researchers report.
Over 60 percent of women in urban India are at risk of heart diseases, said a study released on Monday.
The World Health Organization on Monday called on all countries to try and reduce heart disease in women.
A study quoted by a British newspaper states that for each hour a day that an adult spends sitting down during their lifetime, the likelihood of developing heart disease goes up by 14 percent.
In this fortnightly column, doctors share their patient notes. Today, Dr Samir Joshi shares one of his most challenging diagnosis.
One of the lesser-known ones is Gymnema Sylvestre, commonly known as ‘Gurmar’ or Madhunashini. ‘Gurmar’ has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries and was first used to treat diabetes almost 2,000 years ago.
If you are a woman and love to enjoy your favourite bubbly at least twice per week, it's time to rejoice.
High exposure to a common plastic chemical found in wallpapers, sandals, nail polish, perfume, floors and carpets in our daily life can hamper sperms' speed, leading to reduced chances of having children.
If you often feel dizzy, faint or light-headed after getting up, these symptoms could indicate greater risk of developing brain disease such as Parkinson's or dementia, and even an increased risk of death, warns a new study.
Common sleep apnea symptoms include habitual snoring, witnessed breathing pauses, disrupted sleep, and excessive daytime sleepiness.
The findings of the study suggest that preventing chronic diseases may help ageing adults maintain their mental health.
There is a clear link between kidney stones in children and thickened or hardened arteries, claim researchers.
Activating a specific family of proteins may stop the spread of the most lethal and aggressive brain cancer Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), new research has found.
It was observed that for a given amount of self-reported food intake, people will be about 10 percent heavier in 2008 than in 1971, and that for a given amount of physical activity level, people were about five percent heavier in 2006 than in 1988.
Are we what we eat, and could our inexplicable psychoses be food-related?
While improved diagnosis certainly is a factor, but it cannot alone explain the current epidemic of celiac disease.
The nitrates in beet juice, spinach and other leafy green vegetables such as Arugula and Celery are processed by the body into nitric oxide, which is known to relax blood vessels and have other beneficial effects on metabolism.
Not just harming their heart and brain, alcohol dependency may also be behind several forms of cancers among heavy drinkers in low-income countries like India, researchers have warned.
Heavy smoking, poor diet and lack of physical exercise potentially contribute to development of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a blinding disorder, especially in those genetically predisposed.
There is strong scientific evidence supporting the growing interest in developing cocoa extract, and potentially certain dietary chocolate preparations, as a natural source to maintain and promote brain health.
One in three members of the global population is malnourished, and the problem exists in every country of the world.
After adjusting for parental influences and socioeconomic status (SES), the authors found that no garden access for children increased the odds of being overweight/developing obesity.