Both body mass index (BMI) and waist size influence a person's risk of being hospitalized with heart failure or dying of the condition.
Having problems in bed? Fret not,for researchers have developed a spray which can help men with premature ejaculation problems.
Although the natural calamities and other emergency situations on the rise,India is yet to have satisfactory emergency medical system,a senior government official said.
Acupuncture may not help relieve hot flushes in women undergoing menopause,a review of past studies involving the practice has shown.
It is quite difficult to block a woman's awareness of body odour. In contrast,it seems rather easy to do so in men,said a researcher.
To ensure healthy future babies produced through IVF,it is important to maintain quality and number of the embryo impregnated at a time.
Travel is the not-so-guilty passion of Asia's top money earners with people from Hong Kong and India most likely to go on a weekend get-away.
Scientists claim to have made a major breakthrough which could stop patients rejecting organ transplants,without using immunosuppressants.
Young adults with a genetic variant that raises their risk of developing Alzheimers disease show changes in their brain activity decades before any symptoms might arise.
The research suggests that simple lines,such as 'Fancy dinner?' or 'What are you up to tonight? or 'Can I give you my number?' avoid confusion and thus have more success.
WHO guidelines for the treatment of CNS tuberculosis have turned out to be a complete failure in the Indian context.
Shortening of the Achilles tendon,heel pain,pain in the balls of the feet,bunions,calluses,soft corns between the toes,fractures,and sprains have become quite common.
Three-day-old broccoli sprouts,could prevent stomach cancer by suppressing Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infections,according to a new study.
Obstructive sleep apnoea sufferers experience recurrent choking when the throat closes during sleep. Therefore,it is a potentially life-threatening disorder.
Itching brings the urge to scratch,which always works wonders,but not much is known about the physiological mechanisms behind this phenomenon.
A study says gay men are more likely to have a gender preference for their adopted child whereas heterosexual men are the least likely.
A new study says that maternal smoking impairs the arousal ability of babies and increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Desperate to shed flab? A new study says that beverage consumption is actually a bigger factor when it comes to weight loss.
Researchers have identified a protein that can help in shutting down blood vessel growth,which could inhibit tumour growth in cancer patients.
Scientists have developed a 'world-first' treatment to lower high blood pressure and risk of sudden death,a finding they claim could revolutionise treatment for hypertension.
Screening for prostate cancer using prostate specific antigen (PSA) would lead to a reduction in advanced stage prostate cancer by up to 54 per cent.
Female doctors are more caring while treating patients suffering from depression,a new Australian study has found.
Infamous for being a narcotic agent,marijuana also has anti-cancer properties which could be used to treat malignant cells in the brain,a new study has claimed.
Doctors in the US have launched an experimental study to therapeutically treat acute brain-stroke patients with their own stem cells.
People who suffer chronic sleep problems are more likely to think about suicide or actually try to kill themselves,researchers said.
Certified sex and couples coach Pallavi Barnwal -- also a columnist, author, and TEDx speaker -- has been working hard to give it a vocabulary, to educate couples on how it plays a pivotal role in intimacy and overall health