Friday, Aug 01, 2014
August 1, 201410:57 am

There is nothing like sinking your teeth in a crisp cob of sweet corn. But few myths keep people away from the vegetable and it is time to know the truth.

July 31, 20144:01 pm

With a demanding boss, a long list of to-dos, you may get stressed in office. Beat the stress by downloading an app or gorging on oranges.

July 31, 20143:16 pm

Experts bust health and body myths that have been the part of our lifestyle since ages.

July 31, 201412:49 pm

We might be inviting stomach infections and other food-borne diseases if we don't exercise due care in washing our vegetables before cooking.

July 30, 20145:31 pm

Acupuncture can bring significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for early stage breast cancer patients.

July 30, 201412:37 pm

The report blames a generation of sun worshipping for the $8 billion spent to treat all forms of skin cancer each year.

July 30, 201412:11 pm

A simple blood test can soon reliably predict a person's risk of attempting suicide, significant research reveals.

July 29, 20145:01 pm

Infants can detect threats just by smelling the odour their mother gives off when she feels fear, says a study.

July 29, 20144:56 pm

Running everyday, even for a few minutes, can significantly reduce a person's risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases.

July 29, 20143:49 pm

In less than six months, prescriptions for Sovaldi have eclipsed all other hepatitis C pills combined.

July 28, 201410:14 am

The pace of walking and memory loss of an individual can now predict dementia accurately, according to a recent study.

July 26, 20143:01 am

"To be healthy should be the ultimate goal for all."

July 26, 20142:55 am

About three-quarters of the patients were satisfied with their treatment whether they received medicine, placebos or both.

July 26, 20142:52 am

Pumping arms reduces the overall metabolic cost of running by helping to balance the moving body, increase forward propulsion.

July 26, 20142:46 am

The findings of this largest study will be published in the journal Menopause.

July 25, 20146:44 pm

Sleeping at night with the lights on can not only add to your energy consumption, but also wake up breast cancer cells, a study suggests.

July 24, 201410:08 am

Imagine a condom that not only stops pregnancy but also kills germs that can lead to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

July 23, 20142:49 pm

Individuals with Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as compared to others.

July 22, 20144:20 pm

Too much dietary fat is bad but the right kind of fat keeps the heart healthy, a promising study shows.

July 22, 20144:06 pm

Researchers have found that hydrogen is a key factor that enables mycobacteria to survive oxygen-limitation over long periods.

July 22, 20142:50 pm

Women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack.

July 22, 201410:27 am

Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling, but they need to be cautious.

July 21, 201411:57 am

Cinnamon can not only tickle your taste buds, the ancient cooking spice is also an effective anti-bacterial agent.

July 19, 201412:33 am

Pelvic floor exercises can help treat incontinence and perhaps sexual dysfunction in men, too, studies have found.

July 19, 201412:32 am

Experiments with mice have shown that it takes sugar out of the bloodstream to burn calories and maintain core temperature.

July 19, 201412:27 am

Experts say immunological changes, abnormal cell growth or hormonal imbalances following a vasectomy may affect prostate cancer risk

July 19, 201412:24 am

Crispr is a system of molecules that allows scientists to alter DNA with exquisite precision.

July 18, 201411:32 pm

Now a large new analysis has concluded that so-called androgen deprivation therapy does not extend the lives of these patients.

July 18, 201410:48 am

Third-hand smoke, tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited as dust in homes, pose a potential cancer risk to non-smokers.

July 17, 20146:00 pm

Government is setting up mini-Regional Cancer Centres in five government medical colleges.

July 17, 20145:38 pm

Nicotine in cigarettes may trigger psychiatric disorders, raising a smoker's risk of committing suicide, a new study has warned.

July 16, 20143:14 pm

Overactivity of signalling pathway in mature cells is a major driver in the development of cancer.

July 16, 201410:56 am

Calling people with moderately high blood sugar as "pre-diabetic" is a drastically premature measure with no medical value.

July 16, 201410:46 am

Parkinson's patients offered more original answers and more thoughtful interpretations than their healthier counterparts.

July 15, 20146:09 pm

Researchers have now revealed the existence of previously unknown signalling platforms which are behind the drug's success.

July 15, 201411:40 am

A toddler in Britain has a rare medical condition because of which she was born without a nose.