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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.

Diet tips: Here's how you can keep a check on protein intake

September 01, 2017 6:40 pm

The key to manage the ideal protein intake lies in the fundamental rule of consuming a well-balanced nutritional diet along with a regular fitness regime.

Eat protein thrice a day to stay stronger

September 01, 2017 6:30 pm

People who consume protein in a balanced way during the day have more muscle strength than those who consume more during the evening meal and less at breakfast.

Here's how belly fat could raise your cancer risk

August 26, 2017 4:40 pm

Abdominal obesity and, even more specifically, levels of a protein called fibroblast growth factor-2 may be a better indicator of the risk of cells becoming cancerous.

Dancing to your favourite beats may reverse signs of ageing

August 26, 2017 3:32 pm

Dancing helps increase balance as well as improve sensorimotor, visual and vestibular information -- the three involved sensory systems.


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.