For many, streaming their suicide online is a ‘cry for help’. However, when people assume that someone else will take the initiative to stop the act and don't do anything, it breaks down the victim's trust furthermore and adds to their helplessness.
The last official document by Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) in 2010 pegged Indian patients of dementia at 3.4 million, putting healthcare costs at Rs 14,700 crore annually.
Collagen hydrolysate is a hydrolyzed form of the protein and is also called gelatine. It has received increasing attention in the past decade.
Just 10 months after Serena Williams gave birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian, she reached the final at Wimbledon in July and dedicated her win to the struggle of mothers.
Polypharmacy: It means when a person takes five or more prescription medicines in a day. It may help control various health issues, but taking them together can cause more harm than good.
Traces of glyphosate, an active chemical ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer, was found in two among the 45 products that were made with oats. For the uninitiated, glyphosate is carcinogenic.
Eating broccoli, kale and cabbage can help in reducing the risk of bowel cancer. According to research, an anti-cancer chemical known as Indole-3-carbinol is produced when the vegetable is digested.
Maharashtra had earlier cited financial constraints — following the Rs 22,000-crore farm loan waiver — in joining the NDA government’s flagship health programme, which was announced in the Union budget this year and will cover 10.74 crore families across the country.
Scientists including those from Durham University and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in the UK found that sleeping under the new bed nets were 52 per cent less likely to be moderately anaemic than those with a conventional net.
Contrary to popular claim, e-cigarettes are not safe. According to a study, they may be safer in terms of the cancer risk, but they can damage immunity, disable lung cells and cause inflammation.
While we are mostly aligned with the concept that motherhood is a beautiful and life-altering experience, there's an alternative reality as well. A reality where a mother may question if having a baby was the right choice.
What are the iron and folic acid tablets that the children were given, why were they given and what are their side effects?
The new drug, GlaxoSmithKline's Krintafel (KRIN'-tah-fell), only targets the kind of malaria that mainly occurs in South America and Southeast Asia. Most malaria cases and deaths are in Africa, and they involve another species.
Experiencing feelings of depression, anxiety or irritability following what is otherwise a satisfactory intercourse, is termed as ‘Postcoital Dysphoria’. Read on to know more.
The vaccine employs an uncommon two-pronged approach to fighting the virus, which is spread by mosquitoes and is most serious for pregnant women and their foetuses.
The fish with a heart of gold: Some of the compounds found in the ghol fish are iodine, omega-3, iron, taurine, magnesium, fluoride, DHA, selenium, and EPA. Read on to know more.
Although there are never-ending debates on whether a dog makes for a better companion or a cat, a study by Indiana University Media School claims that cats are better for human health.
The venomous marine creature has long tentacles, and if it comes in contact with humans can deliver a sting that can be excruciatingly painful.
This Breastfeeding Week, we celebrate women politicians who came out to set examples for millions of women all over the world by breastfeeding in public.
The commercial market is flooded with infant formulas customised as per the needs of the baby. Newbie moms facing difficulty in feeding their infants can find other options to keep their child healthy.
Mental stress can attack your sex life on many levels. When a person experiences changes in their body, or doesn’t feel good about their body, they might be less likely to want to engage in sexual activity.
White rice is what gives rice its bad reputation for causing diabetes or weight gain. Brown rice, on the other hand, does exactly the opposite! Here's an easy and delicious recipe for Brown Spinach Rice that you can try out.