Monday, Sep 01, 2014
September 1, 20141:05 pm

The facial features of an individual can reflect whether or not a person is experiencing atrial fibrillation.

September 1, 20141:46 pm

From playing the role of powerful antioxidant to a product of anti-ageing, the fruit can help in many ways.

August 29, 201410:08 am

A fast food diet can not only make you obese but also reduces your appetite for normal, balanced diets.

August 29, 20149:56 am

Eliminate that extra padding on the sides of your waist by doing the right moves, eating well and moving around.

August 29, 20149:21 am

Do you sometimes feel the irresistible urge to munch anything and everything that comes your way. Here's why.

August 27, 201411:30 am

Children exposed to gestational diabetes in the wombs are nearly six times more likely to develop diabetes or prediabetes.

August 27, 201411:10 am

Sleep drunkenness is a sleep disorder that may be as prevalent as affecting one in every seven people.

August 26, 20143:03 pm

Low-dose aspirin can help prevent new blood clots among people who are at risk and have already suffered a blood clot.

August 26, 201411:46 am

Exercising to improve your cardiovascular strength may protect from cognitive impairment as you age.

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.


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