Friday, Aug 22, 2014
August 22, 20141:27 pm

The relationship between breastfeeding and depression was most pronounced when babies were eight weeks old.

August 21, 20144:35 pm

Scientists have suggested that Botox, the popular wrinkle eraser, could also be effective in treating stomach cancers.

August 21, 20141:32 pm

A health study in US has found that excessive consumption of instant noodles by South Koreans was associated with risks for diabetes, heart disease or stroke.

August 21, 201412:25 pm

In a breakthrough, US researchers have found that an improved tuberculosis vaccine can offer strong protection against leprosy.

August 21, 201412:20 pm

An experimental drug saved monkeys from a virus closely related to Ebola even after symptoms began.

August 21, 201412:08 pm

Want to shed extra weight? Ditch the car and take public transport to work instead!

August 20, 201411:46 am

In a breakthrough, US researchers have found that an improved tuberculosis vaccine can offer strong protection against leprosy.

August 19, 201411:12 am

Data indicates that anaemia prevalence among affluent Indian families ranges from a significant 19 percent to whopping 88 percent across five cities.

August 18, 201411:05 am

Though rare, incidents of breast cancer in men are not unheard of - and health experts call for awareness and timely treatment.

August 14, 201412:58 pm

Researchers have revealed how Ebola virus blocks and disables the body's natural immune response.

August 13, 201412:33 pm

Hand sanitisers in the classrooms does not help reduce the rate of school absences in children owing to illnesses.

August 13, 201412:27 pm

Researchers have come up with a method for treating male infertility using a synthetic version of the sperm-originated protein known as PAWP.

August 13, 201412:16 pm

The next weapon to effectively fight cancer could be salt as researchers have found that an influx of salt into a cell triggers its death.

August 13, 20143:03 pm

A study undertaken by an environmental NGO has allegedly found the presence of harmful pesticide residues in tea.

August 12, 201411:15 am

Exposure to some common germ killers used in cosmetics can lead to reproductive problem and may even affect the size of your newborn.

August 12, 201410:53 am

The fruits and vegetable intake is pretty dismal in Asian countries, including India, researchers emphasised.

August 8, 20143:33 pm

Ebola has claimed at least 932 lives and infected more than 1,700 people since breaking out in Guinea earlier this year.

August 7, 20147:25 pm
Since breaking out earlier this year, the epidemic has claimed 932 lives and infected more than 1,700 people across west Africa. (Source: AP)

Nigeria held out hope it could receive an experimental US-developed drug to halt the spread of the virus.

August 7, 20143:43 pm

Human milk is infant food but for critically ill babies, it can also work as a medicine, says a promising research.

August 6, 20144:58 pm

Researchers have found that consumption of whey protein before meals may help them keep insulin treatment at bay.

August 5, 20145:06 pm

Novel findings suggest a possible neural mechanism for the persistent attention problems seen in individuals with FASD.

August 5, 201411:15 am

One in two new mothers is excessively sleepy four months after giving birth, says a new study.

August 5, 201410:58 am

There has been a rise in the number of young Indians diagnosed with knee arthritis and other problems of joints and ligaments.

August 4, 201410:28 am

Acute pain is useful because it limits or stops our behaviour to prevent further injury and promote healing.

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."


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