PTI | September 12, 2017 2:03 PM
People who sit for one to two hours at a time may have a higher risk of early death than those who sit cumulatively as long, but in shorter bouts, a study has warned.
IANS | September 12, 2017 3:53 AM
India being one of the most polluted countries globally, just meeting the international air-quality standards can add “four years” to the average life of people here, while meeting the national standards can add one year, says a study.
PTI | September 11, 2017 4:42 PM
Children with asthma are more likely to be unnecessarily prescribed antibiotics for treatment compared to those who do not suffer from the condition, a study suggests.
FE Bureau | September 11, 2017 3:11 AM
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee have claimed they have developed a new, low-cost method for treating osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that leads to loss of bone cartilage and eventual inflammation of bone and joints.
IANS | September 10, 2017 10:56 AM
Suicide is increasing in the younger generation due to the influence of the social media, peer pressure, alcohol and drug usage.
IANS | September 9, 2017 5:58 PM
Losing up to 50-100 strands of hair a day is normal but anything more is a cause for concern.
PTI | September 9, 2017 5:22 PM
The capacities of health systems should be strengthened to prevent, detect and eliminate existing and emerging vector-borne diseases such as dengue and chikungunya in India and South-East Asia, WHO said here today.
PTI | September 9, 2017 4:59 PM
The Maharashtra government and the Tata Trusts today launched a campaign to create awareness about bone marrow donation and establish a registry for the same in the state.
Amazing transformation! Hrithik Roshan’s sister Sunaina Roshan weight loss pics are unbelievable and extremely inspiringFE Online | September 9, 2017 3:55 PM
Sunaina Roshan weight loss: Hrithik Roshan is a known fitness enthusiast but after this, even his sister Sunaina Roshan has given us major fitness goals.
PTI | September 9, 2017 2:43 PM
Researchers, including those from Johns Hopkins University in the US, noted that children had one extra day when they suffered with asthma symptoms for every 305 metres between their home and the park.
PTI | September 9, 2017 9:25 AM
The Tata Memorial Hospital here, one of the biggest cancer hospitals in the country, today sought the government’s intervention to counter the “behind-the-scenes campaign by the tobacco lobby to stall anti-tobacco initiatives”.
PTI | September 8, 2017 5:49 PM
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle may be key to preventing cognitive decline – the loss of ability to think – with age, according to a new advisory from the American Heart Association.
PTI | September 8, 2017 5:00 PM
Making a passionate plea to eliminate hepatitis from India and South East Asia, megastar Amitabh Bachchan – WHO’s Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in the region – today emphasised on increasing awareness about the viral disease and ending discrimination against the affected.
PTI | September 8, 2017 4:44 PM
Eating hotdogs, bacon and other processed meat regularly or drinking more than two alcoholic drinks daily may increase the risk of colorectal cancer, a study has warned.
PTI | September 7, 2017 6:46 PM
The government, which wants to ban e-cigarettes, is in a dilemma over the legal provisions it will have to use to stub out the electronic smoking alternative, known to have health risks.
PTI | September 7, 2017 4:25 PM
Coffee lovers, rejoice! Scientists have identified compound in the beverage that may cut risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Toxic water in Delhi taps! US study finds shocking amounts of plastic fibre linked to cancer in Laxmi Nagar, Mehrauli, Munirka, JangpuraFE Online | September 7, 2017 12:41 PM
A recent study conducted jointly by OrbMedia partner NGO Toxic Link has revealed a shocking fact about Delhi’s tap water quality.
AFP | September 7, 2017 11:13 AM
A cholesterol drug reduced by 28 percent the mortality rate among men who had high cholesterol but no heart disease, according to new research out today.
PTI | September 6, 2017 3:42 PM
Eating high amounts of red meat and poultry products may significantly raise the risk of diabetes, according to one of the largest Asian studies.
PTI | September 5, 2017 1:37 PM
Preseance of a bacterium in children’s throat may indicate a bone and joint infection that can have devastating effects on mobility and even cause death, scientists say.
PTI | September 4, 2017 6:19 PM
Human antidepressants are building up in the brains of common fish in the Great Lakes region in the US, scientists say.
IANS | September 4, 2017 4:50 PM
Scientists in Britain have developed a camera that can help doctors see through the human body.
PTI | September 2, 2017 4:52 PM
Eating enough proteins spread among three daily may boost muscle strength among the elderly, a study has found.
PTI | September 2, 2017 3:58 PM
Scientists have developed a system that can predict the spread of dengue in different parts of India, based on climatic factors, an advance that may help take preventive measures against the deadly infection.
IANS | September 2, 2017 1:39 PM
Banning e-cigarettes may deprive Indian smokers of a substantially less harmful alternative, which can be against public health and can result in adverse consequences, experts have warned.
IANS | September 1, 2017 12:51 PM
Researchers have found that a type of asthma drug may halve a patient’s risk of developing Parkinson’s disease — a chronic disease with unknown causes.
ANI | September 1, 2017 5:31 AM
The study shows that children of mothers with insomnia symptoms fall asleep later, get less sleep, and spend less time in deep sleep as measured by EEG.
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