Category: Health

More about follow-up care after concussion

Washington: Being discharged from a hospital trauma center after receiving treatment for a traumatic brain injury (TBI) does not necessarily…

New technique to combat cancer

Washington: A group of scientists has worked to develop a new technique in order to fine-tune cancer treatment. According to…

New tech can help patients with deadly lung disease

Washington: Developing new medicines to treat pulmonary fibrosis, one of the most common and serious forms of lung disease, is…

US begins testing Ebola treatment in early-stage trial

Washington: US researchers have started the first-in-human trial evaluating an experimental treatment for Ebola virus disease, the National Institutes of…

Nipah virus scare: No need to panic; adopt good hygiene practices

NEW DELHI: Simple good hygiene practices such as frequent hand washing and cooking food properly before consuming can help you…

Ice-cream sandwich, spicy food: Food to avoid during summer

New Delhi: During the season of heat waves, it's best to avoid certain edibles that can not only upset your…

Reviewing first year of National Policy for Treatment of Rare Diseases

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoH&FW), in 2017, took a landmark step by approving the National…

Goal conflict linked to depressive symptoms

Washington: Torn about which goal to chase? It could be associated with psychological distress, a study suggested. A survey of…

Alcohol may worsen condition of heart failure patients

London: Even moderate level of alcohol consumption may worsen the condition of heart failure patients with a faulty versions of…

Goal conflict linked to depressive symptoms

Washington: Torn about which goal to chase? It could be associated with psychological distress, a study suggested. A survey of…

Alcohol may worsen condition of heart failure patients

London: Even moderate level of alcohol consumption may worsen the condition of heart failure patients with a faulty versions of…

‘Starry’ food is what kids like!

Washington: According to a study, star-shaped bread is popular with children and could encourage healthier eating. The study, by European…

WHO lauded for fast Ebola action in Congo

Geneva: The World Health Organization has received widespread praise for its quick response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic…

Don’t eat bitter pumpkin, study warns after women lose hair

Paris: A doctor warned Friday that bitter-tasting pumpkins and squashes can contain potent toxins, after two women were poisoned by…

Right workout gear is as important as finding the right exercise for you

New Delhi: Want to become fit for that trek your friends are planning or to attain a summer body for…

Extra weight may boost patient survival: study

PARIS: Obese hospital patients are more likely to survive an infectious disease than people of normal weight, according to research…

Walk and chew gum, it may keep you thin: study

Paris: Still looking for the secret to effortless weight loss? It may be as simple as chewing gum while walking,…

Nipah scare: No need to panic; adopt these good hygiene practices

New Delhi: Simple good hygiene practices such as frequent hand washing and cooking food properly before consuming can help you…

Learning physics may activate new brain areas

New York: Brain areas that are traditionally not associated with learning science can become active when people are confronted with…

Milk intake may cut metabolic syndrome risk in obese kids

New York: Is your child obese? If so, drinking at least two servings of any type of cows' milk each…