Clad in traditional tribal attire, Modi also announced that the New Delhi-Naharlagun Express would now be called “Arunachal Express”.
Spending too much time in dimly lit rooms and offices may change the brain’s structure and reduce people’s ability to remember and learn, a study has found.
Crash diets – that involve drastically cutting calorie consumption for a few weeks – may harm heart function and reduce the organ’s ability to pump blood, an Oxford study has found.
Oncologists are unanimous that 90 per cent of oral cancers could be prevented if the government implement the Supreme Court’s order which banned chewing tobacco being sold rampantly in twin packs.
The Centre shall ensure timely and affordable treatment to people affected with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), says a private member bill moved by NCP MP Supriya Sule.
The rate of diabetes in India is over six percent, while around one quarter of people have high blood pressure, said the first nationally representative figures on the topic, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine.
Aiming to eradicate malnutrition among children, Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has proposed setting up a nodal agency, which would work in mission mode, for child nutrition and development.
Union Budget 2018: In the wake of upcoming Budget India 2018, the healthcare sector is expecting some major steps to be taken by the Modi government in order to boost healthcare delivery in the country. But what exactly the health industry wants from the upcoming Budget 2018?
World Health Organisation (WHO) prequalification is necessary for the UN agencies and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to purchase vaccines in partnership with developing countries.
Scientists have created a robot which can be implanted into a baby’s body to treat a rare birth defect that affects the food pipe.
The bacteria that causes periodontitis – a disease affecting the tissues surrounding the teeth – may increase the risk of oral or pancreatic cancers, a study has found.
Scientists have created a new technique to map the network of connections within the brain, an advance that help scientists understand how the organ works.
Do you travel for business assignments for two weeks or more in a month? According to a study, such people are more likely to suffer from symptoms of anxiety and depression and are also likely to smoke, be sedentary and have trouble sleeping.
NCP MP Supriya Sule has proposed a private member’s bill for providing free treatment to all women suffering from breast cancer in government hospitals.
The researchers found that acetaldehyde can break and damage DNA within blood stem cells leading to rearranged chromosomes and permanently altering the DNA sequences within these cells.
Is shedding weight on your list of New Year resolutions? Scientists suggest that losing the critical thoughts and negative perceptions about your body may be a better idea.
Skin ageing is a natural process. However, it gets accelerated due to fast-paced lifestyles, imbalanced diet and exposure to harsh weather conditions.
Nearly 40 per cent of cancer- related deaths are preventable, mostly through lifestyle changes, an Australian study has found.
Parts of the world have made huge progress towards stamping out debilitating tropical diseases such as river blindness and elephantiasis, and success is “within our grasp”, British physicist Stephen Hawking said.
Using Google frequently to search for information, rather than using our brains, may increase the risk of dementia, a UK researcher has warned.
Eighteen children every hour were infected with HIV last year, a sign of scant progress in protecting the world’s young from the deadly AIDS-causing virus, the United Nations’ children’s agency said on Friday.
The World Health Organization says about 11 per cent of medicines in developing countries are counterfeit and likely responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of children from diseases like malaria and pneumonia.
Every third child in Delhi has impaired lungs, a research and advocacy body here said today in a new study, which also probes some of the yet-unexplored links between air pollution and a person’s mental health.
Playing a video game that rewards participants for holding various ‘ninja’ poses could help children with autism improve their balance and posture, a study suggests.
Three global public health experts have asked governments to make major commitments to fund the research in combating tuberculosis, noting that efforts to curb the “world’s deadliest infectious disease” remain underfunded.
Had an argument with a friend? Sitting under blue lighting can help you calm down and alleviate such psychosocial stress, scientists claim.
Doctors in India see patients for barely two minutes on average, according to a global study which found that primary care consultations last less than five minutes for half the world’s population.