March 24, 2017 2:26 pm

World TB Day 2017: Usually, TB attacks the lungs but other organs such as the brain or the kidneys can fall prey to the disease too.

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March 24, 2017 12:30 pm

WHO data shows India has the most number of TB cases among the six countries that account for 60 per cent of total cases worldwide.

March 23, 2017 5:00 pm

The analyser consists of an optical attachment that can connect to a smartphone and a disposable device onto which a semen sample can be loaded.

March 23, 2017 3:31 pm

The study showed that pre-menopausal South Asian women have the same level of bone resorption as a woman who has been through the menopause.

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March 23, 2017 1:35 pm

Bone resorption is a natural process which enables the transfer of calcium from bone tissue into the bloodstream and is required to allow bone to adapt itself to challenges and repair damage.

March 22, 2017 12:33 pm

Without sufficient insulin, excess glucose builds up in the bloodstream, leading to prediabetes, diabetes, and other serious health disorders.

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March 22, 2017 12:23 pm

Alcohol mixed with energy drinks is used either as premixed drinks sold in liquor stores or by combining the two beverages by hand.

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March 21, 2017 8:51 pm

The number of HIV cases in India is behind only those in South Africa and Nigeria. Yet 56 per cent of infected Indians do not get the drugs they need.

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March 21, 2017 8:10 pm

A high body mass index (BMI) is also associated with increasing the risk for Type 2 diabetes.

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March 20, 2017 6:19 pm

'Heart attack survivors who have had permanent damage to their heart tissue are essentially trying to live on half an engine.'

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March 20, 2017 6:19 pm

Two of the groups received an intensive metabolic intervention, where they were provided with a personalised exercise plan and a suggested meal plan that reduced their daily calorie intake by 500 to 750 calories a day.

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March 20, 2017 4:28 pm

A survey among Canadian family doctors in 2016 revealed that 52 per cent of the 769 respondents used a manual tensiometer to measure blood pressure.

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March 20, 2017 4:25 pm

Some breakfast cereals contained just three per cent of the salt, compared to others, the researchers said.

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March 20, 2017 2:14 pm

'Instead of asking your daughters to keep quiet, educate your sons about this natural process.'

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March 21, 2017 2:02 pm

How does one deal with depression? What does it mean to talk it out? An IT professional writes about being stuck in the loop of anxiety and breaking out of it.

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March 18, 2017 2:42 pm

Sun exposure is the major source of Vitamin D!

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March 17, 2017 8:00 pm

Occurring in all cells of the body, the protein SPRED2 is found in particularly high concentrations in regions of the brain, namely in the basal ganglia and the amygdala.

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March 17, 2017 5:48 pm

Oral health has significant consequences on quality of life and general health.

March 17, 2017 5:05 pm

The findings showed that sulforaphane -- a dietary compound from broccoli that's known to help prevent prostate cancer -- may offer a new way to specifically prevent or slow the progression of malignant cells.

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March 17, 2017 6:10 am

The trial, conducted at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital’s Institute of Child Health, is significant as India sees 3 million premature births each year.

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March 16, 2017 10:20 pm

The new National Health Policy will replace the last one, framed 15 years ago in 2002.

March 15, 2017 9:44 pm

If you're eating poorly, then probiotics might be helpful. But if you're already eating healthy, they may not be that beneficial.

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March 14, 2017 2:57 pm

Marijuana use is associated with a significantly increased risk for stroke, heart failure, coronary artery disease and sudden cardiac death.

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March 13, 2017 1:24 pm

In addition, chronic stress may also impair the child's ability to develop psychological skills that foster resilience, reducing their capacity to cope with future stress.

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March 11, 2017 1:10 am

An integral part of traditional Indian culinary practices, fenugreek seeds may contain some special therapeutic benefits and can aid in the fight against diabetes.

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March 10, 2017 8:00 pm

"We can say that trachoma is no more a public health problem. The survey report will be submitted to the Ministry of Health by the end of this month," said Dr Atul Kumar, chief of the centre.

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March 9, 2017 5:02 pm

The researchers have discovered a specific mechanism for how the lactobacillus bacteria affect mood, providing a direct link between the health of the gut microbiome and mental health.

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March 9, 2017 4:15 pm

The two training methods were short-term memory training and strategic memory training.

March 9, 2017 4:35 pm

You can increase water intake and salads to curb your appetite.

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March 9, 2017 12:26 pm

Researchers found that treatment with the diabetes drug amylin safely improves learning and memory function in AD patients.

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March 9, 2017 2:58 am

The ministry has been asked to reduce the estimates and bring them on a par with the allocations in the 2017-18 Budget, which earmarked around Rs 27,000 crore to the NHM.

March 8, 2017 9:42 pm

There is high prevalence of obesity in patients with chronic kidney disease. Of particular concern is the high prevalence of abdominal obesity among women.

March 8, 2017 4:49 pm

Blueberries are rich in flavonoids -- found abundantly in plants -- which possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

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March 8, 2017 4:27 pm

The new findings, based on seven Asian countries including India, showed that having Type 2 diabetes led to a 26 per cent increase in the risk of dying from any form of cancer.

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March 7, 2017 6:53 pm

The study, conducted on mice, found that the drug everolimus protects ovaries from cyclophosphamide -- a chemotherapy used often against breast cancer.

March 7, 2017 3:03 pm

The findings represent the first concrete piece of evidence that the 'Deltaretrovirus' group has a truly ancient origin in mammals.