Category: Health

Startups who are promoting fitness their own way!

New Delhi: Innovation and disruption have spared none and it is evident in all segments of business, with the fitness…

Cannabidiol effective against depression: Study

Sao Paulo: A single dose of cannabidiol -- a non-intoxicating compound of marijuana was found highly effective in eliminating the…

Genetic mutations may drive tumor formation

Washington: A new study has found that genetic mutations in the form of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may drive…

This Amazonian fruit could be key to preventing obesity

Toronto: Consuming an extract of camu camu -- a fruit native to the Amazon -- can likely prevent obesity induced…

Children’s bone cancers begin early: Study

Toronto: Scientists have discovered that some childhood bone cancers start growing years before tumours appear and get diagnosed. Ewing sarcoma…

Stroke patients at 70% higher risk of dementia: Study

London: People who have suffered a stroke are 70 per cent more likely to develop dementia, a new study has…

Heal your heel!

New Delhi: Our heel is attached to the front of the foot by a number of strong ligaments which run…

Here’s why Mediterranean diet is good for elderly people

Washington: The Mediterranean diet has been named as one of the healthiest diets, reducing the mortality risk of people over…

How insulin boosts immune system

Washington: Insulin, a peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets, boosts immune health, according to a new…

Scientists discover non-addictive painkiller

Washington: Scientists have found a non-addictive painkiller to help fight the current opioid crisis, though in an animal model. Known…

This new switch may control aggressive breast cancer

Washington: Turns out, aggressive breast cancers return to a flexible, earlier state found in fetal breast tissue. This cellular reprogramming…

Diarrhea, dengue rising in Kerala: Health ministry

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday said cases of leptospirosis, acute diarrhea and dengue are…

Depression in children under-recognised by parents, teachers: Study

New York: Parents and teachers may find it difficult to detect depression in young children, that can affect their social…

Even low exposure to arsenic, lead may up heart disease risk

London: Even low levels of exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment like arsenic, lead, copper and cadmium pose a…

Home monitoring of BP helps treating hypertension faster, say experts

New Delhi: Hypertension or high blood pressure is a leading public health challenge globally due to its high prevalence and…

How gold-plated nanoparticles aid in early cancer detection

Sydney: Researchers have developed a novel, low-cost finger prick blood test that deploys gold-plated nanoparticles for early detection of cancer.…

Can eating late breakfast, early dinner help in losing weight?

London: Struggling to cut down your body fat? Eating breakfast late, but having an early dinner may help, suggests a…

Protein Deficiency: 7 Serious Signs That You Are Not Eating Enough Proteins

Only a few nutrients are as important as proteins. Proteins are the building blocks of life, from your hormones to…

Change your breakfast, dinner timings to reduce fat!

Washington: Turns out, modest changes in breakfast and dinner times can reduce body fat. During a 10-week study on 'time-restricted…

Exposure to toxic metals linked to cardiovascular diseases

Washington: Exposure to environmental toxic metals such as arsenic, lead, copper, and mercury has become a major global health concern.…