Health

  • Men should also be vaccinated against HPV, say health experts

    New Delhi: Not just women, men should also get HPV vaccinations to safeguard themselves against cervical cancer, stress health experts. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a viral infection that is passed between people…

  • Swine Flu cases on the rise in Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh

    Jodhpur: 88 deaths have occurred between January 1 and February 5 due to swine flu in Rajasthan while 16 people have lost their lives in Himachal Pradesh. Jodhpur district registered 26 deaths-…

  • Eat flaxseed to improve health, reduce obesity

    New York: Besides improving your heart health, consuming flaxseeds can also cause changes in the gut microbiota, boost metabolic health as well as protect against diet-induced obesity, finds a study. Flaxseed is…

  • Healthy diet can beat symptoms of depression: Study

    Washington: While many might agree that ice-cream binge can sooth your soul during a rough phase in your life, a recent study suggests that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets…

  • Climate change can affect immune system: Study

    Washington: Global warming is capable of inflicting more harm than we think it does. According to a recent study, heat waves can reduce the body’s immune response to flu. Climate change may…

  • No time for adequate sleep? Meditation might help in replenishing energy

    Washington: When entrepreneurs feel exhausted but don’t have enough time to catch up on adequate hours of sleep, they can replenish their energy with mindfulness exercises such as meditation, a recent study…

  • Time parents spend with children key to their academic success

    Washington: It turns out that the time parents spend with their children play a huge role in their educational achievements. A new study saw researchers’ analysing data on children in Israel who…

  • Swine flu cases in Delhi cross 1,000-mark

    New Delhi: As many as 1,011 cases of swine flu (H1N1) were reported from various hospitals in the national capital till Sunday, according to a data released by the government on Monday.…

  • Common protein form linked to cardiac, metabolic diseases: Study

    New York: A form of protein, clusterin, has been associated with many different facets of cardiometabolic syndrome risk through its actions in the liver, suggests a new research study. In addition, it…

  • Novel technique could provide early lung cancer diagnosis

    London: Researchers have developed a new technique that has the potential to identify specific lung cancer markers at the earliest possible stage in a convenient and reusable way. The new technique could…

  • GSK Pharma profit jumps to Rs 113 crore in Q3 FY 2018-19

    Mumbai: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced its revenue from operations moved up to Rs 825.35 crore during October to December 2018 as compared to Rs 703.91 crore in the last corresponding…

  • Infertility treatment linked with slightly higher risk of pregnancy complications

    Washington: A new research now finds that women who have undergone infertility treatment, such as in vitro-fertilization, are more likely to experience severe pregnancy complications. The research was published in the magazine…

  • US kids use excess toothpaste: Report

    Washington: Many American children use more toothpaste than officially recommended, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, published on Friday. “Analysis of 2013-16 data found that over 38…

  • HPV vaccine is safe, says cancer agency, slams ‘unfounded rumours’

    Paris: “Unfounded rumours” causing people to spurn the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was preventing the elimination of cervical cancer, which kills more than 300,000 women every year, health authorities said Monday. To…

  • Obesity-linked cancers on the rise in young adults

    Paris: A sharp increase in the rate of obesity-linked cancers among young adults in the United States could foreshadow a reversal in the overall decline in cancer mortality, researchers warned Monday. In…

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