Health

Should you finish a course of antibiotics?

July 29:It is time to reconsider the widespread advice that people should always complete an entire course of antibiotics, experts in the BMJ say.

Slimy slugs inspire ’potentially lifesaving’ medical glue

July 29:A defensive mucus secreted by slugs has inspired a new kind of adhesive that could transform medicine, say scientists.

The 2 senators with late-stage cancer who voted to save Obamacare

July 29:Sen. John McCain was the focus of much media attention this week when he dramatically returned to Washington following recent brain surgery and cast the decisive vote scuttling GOP efforts to pass a health care plan early Friday morning.

Can frequent, moderate drinking ward off diabetes?

July 29:It’s not every day that medical studies say alcohol could be good for you.

Catholic official says govt negligent in mosquito epidemic

July 24:A Catholic Church health spokesperson has accused the Bangladesh government of failing to take adequate precautionary measures to curtail a national outbreak of Chikungunya, a disease spread by mosquitoes.

Steep rise in dengue cases in Mumbai, finds study

July 13:Survey also casts doubts over accuracy of official number of cases

Do you live in the world’s laziest country?

July 13:Do you live in the world’s laziest country?

Moderate drinking can protect you only from some heart conditions, not all

March 24: A new large British study has found that moderate drinking is associated with a lower risk of some — but not all — cardiovascular diseases......

The year of personal genomics

This may have been the year personal genomics came of age in India. While tests to check ............

IIT Madras researchers develop instrumentation for cancer treatment

One of the treatment modalities for cancer is hyperthermia. This is a method by which ........

Antimicrobial resistance: clear and present danger

After years of doing little to tackle the silent but potentially deadly proliferation .........

Antimicrobial resistance: clear and present danger

After years of doing little to tackle the silent but potentially deadly proliferation .........

Antimicrobial resistance: clear and present danger

After years of doing little to tackle the silent but potentially deadly proliferation .........

’War on Drugs’ pushing world towards HIV, TB, hepatitis epidemics 

The War on Drugs, mass incarceration of drug users and the failure to provide proven harm reduction and treatment strategies have driven ..............

Benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh risks 

After years of conflicting advice, now a recent study has found that public ................

Dietary restriction can add years to your life 

Boosting lifespan is as simple as limiting your food intake, suggests a new study............

Zika epidemic likely to ’burn itself out’ in ’three years’ 

According to a new study, Zika epidemic in Latin America is likely to "burn itself out" within three years...........

Paras Healthcare launches Delhi centre dedicated to mothers, baby 

Expanding its chain of mother-and-child hospitals, Paras Healthcare Group today ............

BD joins hands with Columbia Asia for `best` Diabetes Management Program 

Beginning this week, BD, the medical technology brand will work with diabetes ...........

Food nudging can improve our eating habits 

A new review has suggested that marketers’ tactics to place things where we are more likely to pick them up could help motivate people .............

Action video games can make you better driver 

ou may want to start playing action-based video games as a new study has suggested that they can boost your behind-the-wheel skills..............

Turns out, obesity is three times deadlier for men than women 

Men, those excess kilos can drive you to an early grave, suggests a new study...............


Thumb-sucking, nail biting kids will develop fewer allergies: Study

Good news for parents who often have to struggle in getting their young toddlers to quit thumb sucking, as ...........


Thumb-sucking, nail biting kids will develop fewer allergies: Study

Good news for parents who often have to struggle in getting their young toddlers to quit thumb sucking, as ...........


Flying insects don’t obey aerodynamic laws of airplanes: Study

New York University researchers have found that the movement of flying insects are unmatched even by the ..........


New study shows mice get back vision

Vision in mammals can be restored, shows experiments conducted, for the first time, under the leadership of ..........


Can Hops extract cut down breast cancer risk?

Hops, the flower cones used in beer-making, can also reduce breast cancer risk..........

More than 8 lakh additional hospital beds required in Northeast Region

A healthcare summit organized recently in Guwahati, Assam, has informed that the northeast region requires over eight lakh additional hospital beds............


E-cigarette warning as vaping outstrips puffing

Turns out, e-cigarettes are really a gateway drug, luring non-smokers into trying vaping.............

 

A plate full of veggies can shoo your blues

Turns out, finding happiness is as simple as eating your greens!........