Tag: Health

Low-carb diet helps maintain weight loss: study

Paris: A diet low in carbohydrates could help obese people maintain their weight loss by increasing the number of calories…

Here’s what “Delhiwala’s” have to say about leaving Delhi, 35% want to leave!

NEW DELHI: Around 35% of the people in Delhi-NCR want to permanently leave the city due to the alarming pollution…

Do e-cigarettes undermine desire to quit smoking?

Washington: Trying to quit smoking? Spend time with people who use e-cigarettes. The University College London research has found that…

Suffering from diabetes? Keep your heart health in check

New Delhi: With an estimated 72 million people suffering from diabetes in the country, India is the diabetic capital of…

China mulls $720,000 fine for faking vaccine tests after scandal

Beijing: Chinese vaccine manufacturers who falsify test results or break other rules could be fined up to $720,000 under a…

Pneumonia to kill nearly 11 mn children by 2030, study warns

Paris: Pneumonia will kill nearly 11 million children under five by 2030, experts warned Monday on a global day aimed…

Not just humans, pollution damages plants, insects too

Washington: Turns out, pollution in cities not only has a detrimental impact on humans but also affects plants and insects,…

Major traumatic injury can increase suicide risk

Washington: Findings of a recent study suggest that a major traumatic injury - such as car crashes and falls -…

Major traumatic injury can increase suicide risk

Washington: Findings of a recent study suggest that a major traumatic injury - such as car crashes and falls -…

Gabon presidency admits leader Ali Bongo is seriously ill

Libreville: Gabon's presidency admitted for the first time on Sunday that President Omar Bongo, hospitalised for nearly three weeks in…

Here’s how parks can promote health, wellness in city dwellers

Washington: Improving city parks could help make residents more active, a study conducted by Penn State researchers, published in the…

Exercise, diet apps boost health well-being in youth: Study

London: With concerns of digital technology harming young people's health, a new study says that mobile applications focussed on exercise,…

Chemical spill leaves 52 ill in east China

Beijing: A chemical spill that dumped nearly seven tonnes of toxic waste in the seas off Fujian province in east…

Adding nuts to your diet can do wonders for your health!

Washington: Turns out, eating Brazil nuts and other varieties of nuts daily may prevent weight gain and provide other cardiovascular…

Physical activity a vital sign of children’s overall health

Washington: According to a recent study more than half of the children are not getting the recommended amount of weekly…

Health, fitness top priority for me, my family: Kareena

Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who has taken to exercising indoors to battle the rising levels of air pollution, says…

Death toll in Iran alcohol poisoning jumps to 84

Tehran: Iran's health ministry said Monday a total of 84 people have died and nearly 1,000 been poisoned from consuming…

Air pollution kills 600,000 children each year: WHO

Geneva: Exposure to toxic air both indoors and out kills some 600,000 children under the age of 15 each year,…

Gun violence sends 75,000 US youths to emergency rooms in 9 yrs: study

Washington: Some 75,000 youths under the age of 18 were sent to US emergency rooms due to gun violence from…

Doctors find 122 nails in Ethiopian’s stomach

Addis Ababa: Ethiopian doctors extracted over a hundred iron nails and other sharp objects from the stomach of a patient…