Health

  • This winter, take care of your arthritic knee

    New Delhi: A certain nip in the air, frequent urge for a steaming cup of tea and an endearing love for sleeping a little longer inside the snuggly quilt is back. The…

  • This AI approach accurate than doctors at detecting cervical cancer

    New York: Researchers have developed a novel Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based computer algorithm that can identify cervical cancer with greater accuracy than a human expert, an advance that could revolutionise screening, particularly in…

  • Missing GP appointments linked to early death

    Washington: According to a recent study, people who regularly miss their general practitioner’s appointments could be at risk of early death. The researchers added that those with long-term mental health conditions are…

  • Here’s another reason to treat vitamin D deficiency

    Washington: Taking vitamin D supplements could reduce the risk of deadly lung attacks in some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients, finds a recent study. Conducted by researchers at Queen Mary University…

  • Cancer patients face higher risk of painful skin condition

    New York: Patients suffering from cancer and those treated with chemotherapy may be at 40 per cent increased risk of developing shingles, compared with those not having cancer, finds a new study.…

  • ‘Plant-based diet boosts athletes’ performance’

    Washington: A recent study suggests plant-based diets benefit athletes’ heart health, performance and recovery. The findings have been published in the journal Nutrients. “It’s no wonder that more and more athletes are…

  • Cancer patients face higher risk of painful skin condition

    New York: Patients suffering from cancer and those treated with chemotherapy may be at 40 per cent increased risk of developing shingles, compared with those not having cancer, finds a new study.…

  • Measles-Rubella vaccination to begin from next week in Delhi

    New Delhi: The measles-rubella vaccination campaign will begin in the national capital from January 15 which will immunize nearly 55 lakh children, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Thursday.…

  • New single dose experimental Ebola drug effective: Study

    New York: Scientists have developed an experimental new drug that can in a single dose successfully protect non-human primates against a lethal infection of all strains of the deadly Ebola virus. “Our…

  • Study links belly fat to smaller brain

    Washington: Excess belly fat can probably shrink the grey matter volume in your brain, a new study finds. Grey matter contains most of the brain’s 100 billion nerve cells, while the white…

  • New York witnesses largest measles outbreak in recent history

    Washington: Amid spike in measles cases globally, New York too is seeing the largest outbreak of measles outbreak in the state’s recent history. According to a report published in CNN, since its…

  • Poor sleep may predict Alzheimer’s risk in elderly

    New York: Poor sleep quality may signal the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults, a study suggests. People with Alzheimer’s tend to wake up tired and their nights become even less…

  • Ramadan fasting

    Irregular fasting can help in weight loss, boost health

    Sydney: Are you obese and worried about your excess weight? Take heart. New research suggests that with irregular fasting and a strictly controlled diet, you can lose more weight and improve your…

  • Ketogenic diet can help reduce epileptic seizures

    New York: Besides helping lose weight and improve their overall health, consuming a ketogenic diet — which is high fat, low protein and low carbohydrates — can help reduce seizures caused by…

  • Child abuse, neglect linked to greater risk of suicide in later life

    Washington: Children who are subjected to abuse and neglect are at least two to three times more likely to attempt suicide in later life, a recent study suggests. As part of the…

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