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NHA for blacklisting hospitals caught in PMJAY fraud

So far, 97 hospitals across the country have already been de-empanelled by the authority which administers PMJAY.

Netflix’s ‘To The Bone’ offers a dialogue around eating disorders

Anorexia nervosa is a life threatening medical condition that cannot be treated in isolation, or by force-feeding. It requires a team of professionals — nutritionists, therapists, support groups — and food and medicines to treat a patient.

Does being obese increase risk of developing type 2 diabetes?

An unfavorable lifestyle was defined as no or only one healthy lifestyle factor; the remaining participants were considered to have an intermediate lifestyle.

Anaemic people more likely to transmit dengue: Study

According to the study, published in the journal Nature Microbiology, dengue patients with higher levels of iron in the blood, had lesser chances of infecting mosquitoes that draw their blood with the virus.

World Patient Safety Day: Making patient safety a global health priority

The purpose of World Patient Safety Day is to promote patient safety by increasing public awareness and engagement, enhancing global understanding and working towards global solidarity and action.

Immunity-boosting foods to fight viral and flu during monsoon

There are a few food items that can help you counter viral and influenza by enhancing the body's immunity system. Click here to know about them.

Diabetes: Here’s how to use this wonder spice to reduce blood sugar level

Diabetes, a non-communicable disease, affects about 8.7 per cent Indians today, and this number is predicted to hit 70 million by 2025 and 80 million by 2030.

Commonly used antibiotics linked with heart problems: Study

Researchers hope their study helps inform the public and physicians that if patients present with cardiac issues, where no other cause has been discovered, fluoroquinolone antibiotics could potentially be a cause.

Pitfalls of crash diets and how you can avoid them

People are blinded in their unilateral aim of losing weight and don’t realize that there are neither miracles nor shortcuts to losing weight in real life.

Smelling lemons can help you feel lighter, says study

The study has established that olfactory and auditory stimuli might change how we perceive our body.

Ayurvedic dietary and non-dietary tips for breastfeeding mothers

Recommended by Ayurveda — as it is proven to have excellent effects on the baby and as as the mother's health — breastfeeding helps lowers risks asthma, allergies, respiratory diseases, ear infections, and even diarrhoea.

Study shows how brain region is involved in paying attention

The study, published in the journal PNAS, noted that attention is associated with the outermost layer of the brain called the cerebral cortex, which was also linked to awareness, thoughts, memory, language, and consciousness.