February 7, 2016 6:50 pm

Researchers hope that this genetic association will uncover mechanisms to improve therapies for both type 2 diabetes and mood disorders.

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February 6, 2016 4:43 pm

Mindfulness meditation training improves your brain's ability to help you manage stress, and these changes improve a broad range of stress-related health outcomes.

February 6, 2016 12:25 am

TAPVC, a condition where the blood vessels that transport pure blood from the lung to the left side of the heart are attached elsewhere.

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February 6, 2016 5:15 pm

Eating, regardless of hunger, is a common habit and a big hindrance to weight management.

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February 5, 2016 6:18 pm

People often think that biological sex differences start to arise only after puberty, but they actually start in the womb and persist until the tomb.

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February 4, 2016 2:07 pm

The Zika virus disease is a cause of concern, but Indians need not panic just yet.

February 4, 2016 12:50 pm

Liver cancer is life-threatening because it is generally diagnosed in the later stages.

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February 3, 2016 2:47 pm

Deodorants may have helped us smell a lot better, but it also eliminates bacteria from our skin that could prove harmful.

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February 3, 2016 7:43 pm

It's been established that a morning person is less likely to have a higher body mass index (BMI) and suffer from depression.

February 3, 2016 6:30 am

Research suggests both too long and too short sleep duration during pregnancy can lead to adverse outcomes.

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February 2, 2016 8:19 pm

In the study, older participants who showed signs of depression were found to have up to 75 per cent greater risk for experiencing heart disease and stroke.

February 2, 2016 6:13 pm

Fibre-rich foods — especially fruits and vegetables — play a significant role in reducing breast cancer risk in premenopausal women.

February 2, 2016 6:10 pm

LinkSquare looks like a portable smartphone battery and scans the pill to determine its authenticity.

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February 1, 2016 2:54 pm

Indian scientists have identified five varieties of betel leaf that have anti-inflammatory properties.

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January 31, 2016 4:50 pm

Growing up poor promotes eating in the absence of hunger in adulthood, while the label 'healthy' actually turns people off from consuming healthy food.

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January 30, 2016 6:31 pm

If used in clinical settings, the online questions could help physicians assess the need for STI testing of those patients at most risk.

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January 30, 2016 1:24 pm

In the second part of the two-part series on Trigeminal neuralgia, a doctor tells us how treat and cure a disease that plagues thousands, driving many to suicide even.

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January 30, 2016 12:08 pm

Percentages of body fat in smoke-exposed children are substantially higher than in their heavy peers, further amplifying their risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and more,

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February 1, 2016 1:39 pm

Researchers at The Monash University in Melbourne find diet that study claims helps 86 per cent of patients suffering from IBS.

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January 29, 2016 4:31 pm

Try and avoid painkillers as much as you can.

January 28, 2016 1:03 pm

Women were considered to be sedentary if they reported fewer than 3 weekly sessions of physical activity, such as walking, jogging, or swimming.

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January 28, 2016 12:37 pm

Inhalation of e-cigarette vapour daily leads to changes in the inflammatory milieu inside the airways.

In this July 17, 2015 photo, store manager Stephanie Hunt smokes a Marlboro cigarette while posing for photos at a Smoker Friendly shop in Pittsburgh. Altria Group Inc., maker of Marlboro cigarettes, reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
January 27, 2016 2:48 pm

It doesn't matter if you have quit smoking. It's always advisable to get yourself screened.

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January 27, 2016 6:27 pm

Unhealthy eating behaviours and obesity could reflect an imbalance in the functional connectivity of brain areas associated with response inhibition, impulsivity and reward.

February 4, 2016 6:43 pm

If you are a mother who worries about her child’s health, you need to read this.

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January 25, 2016 12:00 am

More than six hours of texting on smartphones may lead to a bend in one's little finger — called 'Smartphone Pinky'.

January 24, 2016 6:16 pm

Cyclic eating of healthy and junk food causes a reduction in the gut's microbial cells — which regulate metabolism, nutrition and immune function.

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January 24, 2016 5:04 pm

Chronic stress — which is a pathological state — mimics response to fear and anxiety in brain scans, and can have harmful effects in the long-term.

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January 24, 2016 12:26 am

This kit, which had been developed in 2009, provides the most common diagnostic test for dengue now and is much more accurate and cheap than the imported alternatives that were available in the Indian market earlier.

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January 23, 2016 4:49 pm

The impact of thyroid disorders is not visible early enough; however, optimum levels of thyroid hormones during the first three months of pregnancy are critical for the brain development in foetuses.

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January 23, 2016 12:48 pm

It's all connected to your brain!

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January 24, 2016 4:22 pm

Studies show nutrients and high fibre content in sweet potatoes help people with obesity, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

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January 22, 2016 12:43 pm

Most patients end up on antibiotics to treat a bacterial infection despite the fact that the majority have viral infections. There are risks to excess antibiotic use.

January 22, 2016 12:14 pm

According to a study, brain's memory capacity is 10 times more than thought.

January 21, 2016 6:38 pm

Indoor air pollutants — caused by 'chulhas' for example — contribute to increased rate of respiratory diseases and low weight among newborns.

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January 21, 2016 11:48 am

Neelam, an 18-year-old girl was diagnosed with endocarditis (suffering from leaking heart valve). The infection in her heart valves was caused by mouth bacteria.