Researchers hope that this genetic association will uncover mechanisms to improve therapies for both type 2 diabetes and mood disorders.
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.
TAPVC, a condition where the blood vessels that transport pure blood from the lung to the left side of the heart are attached elsewhere.
Eating, regardless of hunger, is a common habit and a big hindrance to weight management.
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.
The Zika virus disease is a cause of concern, but Indians need not panic just yet.
Liver cancer is life-threatening because it is generally diagnosed in the later stages.
Deodorants may have helped us smell a lot better, but it also eliminates bacteria from our skin that could prove harmful.
It's been established that a morning person is less likely to have a higher body mass index (BMI) and suffer from depression.
Research suggests both too long and too short sleep duration during pregnancy can lead to adverse outcomes.
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.
Fibre-rich foods — especially fruits and vegetables — play a significant role in reducing breast cancer risk in premenopausal women.
LinkSquare looks like a portable smartphone battery and scans the pill to determine its authenticity.
Indian scientists have identified five varieties of betel leaf that have anti-inflammatory properties.
Growing up poor promotes eating in the absence of hunger in adulthood, while the label 'healthy' actually turns people off from consuming healthy food.
If used in clinical settings, the online questions could help physicians assess the need for STI testing of those patients at most risk.
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.
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,
Researchers at The Monash University in Melbourne find diet that study claims helps 86 per cent of patients suffering from IBS.
Try and avoid painkillers as much as you can.
Women were considered to be sedentary if they reported fewer than 3 weekly sessions of physical activity, such as walking, jogging, or swimming.
Inhalation of e-cigarette vapour daily leads to changes in the inflammatory milieu inside the airways.
It doesn't matter if you have quit smoking. It's always advisable to get yourself screened.
Unhealthy eating behaviours and obesity could reflect an imbalance in the functional connectivity of brain areas associated with response inhibition, impulsivity and reward.
If you are a mother who worries about her child’s health, you need to read this.
More than six hours of texting on smartphones may lead to a bend in one's little finger — called 'Smartphone Pinky'.
Cyclic eating of healthy and junk food causes a reduction in the gut's microbial cells — which regulate metabolism, nutrition and immune function.
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.
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.
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.
It's all connected to your brain!
Studies show nutrients and high fibre content in sweet potatoes help people with obesity, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
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.
According to a study, brain's memory capacity is 10 times more than thought.
Indoor air pollutants — caused by 'chulhas' for example — contribute to increased rate of respiratory diseases and low weight among newborns.
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.