The importance of sleep for one's mental and physical well-being has been highlighted by various studies time and again. However, a new study has established a link between sleep and the body's immune system.
Maharashtra state Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant said, “The WHO is cooperating with India for polio survey as per international quality parameters. Sewage water samples from 45 places in different states including Maharashtra were collected.
Babies who were born to mothers who were exposed to pollen during the last trimester were found to be at increased risk of developing respiratory diseases says a study. However, the study did not suggest that all babies born during high pollen seasons would develop the disease.
Children and adolescents who attended religious services at least weekly were nearly 20 per cent more likely to report higher happiness as young adults (ages 23-30) than those who never attended services.
A sugar pill becomes as good an option for treatment of chronic pain as any drug we have on the market says the study. Its prescription for chronic pain patients would result in vast cost savings both for the pateints as well as the health care system.
The estimate, however, was a conservative one, said researchers involved in the study — ‘Neurodevelopmental disorders in children aged 2-9 years: Population-based burden estimates across five regions in India’ — published in PloS Medicine.
The AIDS pandemic began more than 30 years ago and has killed up to 40 million people worldwide. On World AIDS Day, here's showcasing some inspiring pictures from across the globe that fill us with hope.
The Indian Express-ICIJ investigation finds that at least 57 medical devices, many used in critical care, were being sold in India when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clamped down on them for a range of faults over the last two years.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan visited India's largest health and fitness show, BodyPower Expo 2016, in Mumbai. The actor said he was surprised to see a show organised for body builders at such a big scale and that it encouraged him to do a show of his own.Salman, who will be seen playing the role of a wrestler in his upcoming film Sultan, looked quite impressed with the participants and the craze people have for body building.The three days expo started on January 8 and concluded on January 10.