Category: Lifestyle

Diabetes, obesity behind eight lakh cancers worldwide: study

London: Nearly eight lakh new cancers diagnosed globally in 2012 were caused by diabetes and excess weight, a study has…

Zakir Hussain and Rakesh Chaurasia to perform at NCPA

Mumbai: Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and flautist Rakesh Chaurasia are among the list of performers at the upcoming seventh edition…

Microbes in baby’s digestive tract linked to asthma

New Delhi: Researchers have found that microbes in a baby's digestive tract may also be involved in exposing him to…

Wanna fight chronic infections? then eat garlic

WASHINGTON: Garlic can help you fight chronic infections, a study suggests. Ajoene, an active sulphurous compound found in the pungent vegetable, when combined…

Eating garlic may help combat cystic fibrosis

London: Consuming garlic, which contains an active sulphurous compound, can help fight the robust bacteria found in chronic infections like…

Keep your game on point with these trends in this wedding season

NEW DELHI: Wedding season has hit the city and everyone is busy making that extra effort to look the best.…

Air pollution behind 30% premature deaths in India: CSE Report

New Delhi: While many previous studies have shown an association between environment and health, a new study highlighting the same…

Vitamin D deficiency could increase risk of dementia, says study

London: Vitamin D is said to be one of the most important nutrients for our body. It not only helps…

Taapsee Pannu to front ads of Women’s Horlicks

MUMBAI: Actress Taapsee Pannu has been named brand ambassador of GSK Consumer Healthcares Womens Horlicks, which has been designed specifically…

Tanzania: Indian Doctors successfully perform first kidney surgery

New Delhi: In a major step forward in the field of medical science, the first ever kidney transplant was successfully…

Benefits of essential oils for hair, body

NEW DELHI: Ditch synthetic chemicals-induced skincare products and opt for safe, clean and natural products like essential oils which are…

Study reveals air pollution to affect mental health

New Delhi: The rising air pollution in India could be among one of the main reasons for premature killing according…

New finding may contribute to prevention of childhood asthma

Washington D.C. [USA]: Asthma in infant boys may eventually be preventable, according to a study. A new University of Alberta…

Immunotherapy drug shows promise in treating rare pregnancy cancer

London: An immunotherapy drug has the potential to treat a rare pregnancy cancer belonging to a group of diseases called…

Effective tuberculosis vaccine in the offing?

New Delhi: With tuberculosis (TB) – the world's deadliest infectious disease – putting millions at risk every year, its cure…

Obesity among youth is challenging: Vandana Luthra

New Delhi: Obesity is a global pandemic which needs to be addressed with about 2.7 billion overweight adults worldwide today…

Enzyme linked to poor survival rate in leukemia patients identified

New York: High levels of an enzyme known to suppress the immune system may put patients diagnosed with the most…

Yashoda tops among ‘Organ Donars’, bags Best hospital award

Hyderabad: The Corporate Health care provider, Hyderabad based Yashoda wins ‘Best hospital in Organ donation’ Award. The award was presented…

The Winter Bloom: Here’s how to embrace dark side of florals

NEW DELHI: The first nip in the air and we start putting our flirty florals away for summer. But hey,…

Arfin Rana Mir wins ‘Om Shanti Om’

Mumbai: Kolkata-based Arfin Rana Mir on Sunday won the popular devotional singing reality show "Om Shanti Om". He hopes it's…