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KL Rahul undergoes sports hernia surgery; know more about the condition

July 01, 2022 2:57 pm

Dr Brahm Datt Pathak explains that sports hernia is caused by "excessive/overuse of lower abdominal muscles" in sports such as soccer, football, wrestling, etc

World Tuberculosis Day 2022: Symptoms and preventive measures you must know about

March 24, 2022 3:09 pm

"TB control efforts have been disrupted in the country due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic," LM Singh, India MD, Vital Strategies said

IPL 2022 auctioneer Hugh Edmeades collapses due to postural hypotension; all you need to know about the condition

February 12, 2022 5:11 pm

"Postural hypotension or orthostatic hypotension is basically a form of medical condition where the blood pressure of the patient suddenly comes down," Dr Bhupesh Kumar said

World Cancer Day 2022: Recognising and understanding the inequities in cancer care in the country

February 04, 2022 1:03 pm

"This year’s theme focuses on the inequity in the distribution of cancer care. These barriers could be cultural, educational, financial, socio-economic, geographical and gender or age-related discrimination," said Dr Shilpi Sharma

Delhi govt to set up Rogi Kalyan Samiti in every Assembly constituency

April 28, 2018 12:25 pm

The 'Assembly Rogi Kalyan Samitis' will be advisory in nature which will assist health facilities, develop and customise strategies among others, while 'Jan Swasthaya Samitis' will be set up as its sub-committee.

Heart from 24-year-old saves man’s life in Mumbai

October 29, 2017 4:14 am

The surgery marked Mumbai's 75th heart transplant since August 2015, said Dr S Narayani, zonal director, Fortis Hospital.

Diabetes among top ailments affecting prisoners at Yerawada jail

October 28, 2017 4:46 am

Jail authorities have also introduced the ‘gala bhet’ programme, under which convicts can freely meet their family members inside a hall in the jail premises.

Consuming olive oils, nuts may up general intelligence: Study

September 09, 2017 10:44 pm

For the study, published in the journal NeuroImage, the team examined the relationship between groups of fatty acids and brain networks that underlie general intelligence.

Folic acid in pregnancy may cut kids' autism risk

September 09, 2017 3:47 pm

Women with low folic acid intake who were exposed to agricultural pesticides during a window from three months before conception to three months afterward also were at higher estimated risk.

Too much beer, hot dogs may up colon cancer risk

September 08, 2017 10:19 pm

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers, yet there is a lot people can do to dramatically lower their risk. Maintaining a lean body weight, proper exercise, limiting red and processed meat and eating more whole grains and fibre would lower the risk substantially.


Orgasm, caffeine, ice cream: 14 types of headaches you could suffer from

June 23, 2016 4:34 pm

If you've been recently wracked with unexplained headaches that don't go away easily, read on about the 14 types of headache disorders.

20 superfoods that can help prevent cancer

April 18, 2017 5:53 pm

Cancer can take a toll on an individual mentally, physically and emotionally. And it's not the patient alone who suffers. The family goes through a lot too. Include these 20 superfoods in your diet to keep cancer at bay.

Here's why you shouldn't put these 10 foods in the fridge

May 29, 2016 2:56 pm

Unknown to us, many foods lose a lot of their nutrient value when stored in the refrigerator. Here's a list of 10 such food items that would be better off unfrozen.

World Water Day: How to detoxify your body by drinking water

March 22, 2016 12:52 pm

A simple way to cleanse your body is by drinking lots and lots of water.

Step-by-step breakdown and health benefits of the Surya Namaskar

January 15, 2018 2:10 pm

Surya Namaskar is a holistic way to stay fit as its twists and bends encompass all major muscle groups and organ systems. Here are the benefits of a few daily rounds of Surya Namaskar.


How maternal mortality rate is falling across India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

#NewsInNumbers Maternal mortality rate across India is dropping.