Dancing may reverse the signs of ageing in the brains of older people who routinely partake in physical exercise, a study has claimed.
Your belly fat can put you at increased risk of cancer, warn scientists including one of Indian-origin who have found that a protein released from fat in the body can turn cells cancerous.
A drug commonly used to treat patients with obesity or type 2 diabetes may also lower brain pressure, a study has found.
Malnutrition and alcoholism are the key drivers of tuberculosis in the southern states of India, scientists say.
While high levels of “good” cholesterol have long known to be beneficial, its excess can also raise your risk of death, researchers claim. Cholesterol is a fatty substance known as a lipid and is vital for the normal functioning of the body.
The findings showed that male smokers who take more than 20 mg of Vitamin B6 were three times more likely to develop lung cancer.
Drugs such as statins or Ezetimibe may one day prove to be effective in providing protection against infectious diseases, including typhoid fever, chlamydia and malaria.
Scientists have identified a bacteria in the digestive tracts of elite runners and rowers which aids their performance, an advance that can help develop improved probiotic supplements for athletes.
Just one dollar increase in cigarette prices can help more smokers kick the butt, a study has found.
Attention people! Here’s another reason for you to lose weight even faster: Weighing yourself everyday may help you to shed those extra pounds, suggests a study.
A new diagnostic tool that uses near-infrared light to visualise the fatty build-up in the arteries, may help in the early detection of patients at risk of heart attacks and strokes, researchers have found.
High doses of vitamin C may halt the progression of a deadly blood cancer by encouraging faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to die, a study claims.
Kyle, a 29-year-old Sydneysider, never knew a time when HIV wasn’t a persistent and pernicious threat — until he began popping a pill to prevent it.
Partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of artificial trans fat and an invisible mainstay of the American food industry for decades, are finally being pushed out in favor of healthier alternatives.
Besides contributing to weight gain in adults, energy dense foods such as hamburgers and pizza may also increase risk of cancer, suggests new research.
Scientists have discovered a way to stop a deadly fungal infection from hijacking the body’s immune system and spreading to the brain.
In the survey, it was found that about 57% of the patients were ‘happy’ with their overall experience at the hospitals.
India recorded 2774.64 prevalent cases of COPD per 100, 000 people (2533-3027.38) and 4021.72 prevalent cases of asthma per 100,000 (3637.41-4,424.58) in 2015, the report said.
Women who live in areas with higher levels of outdoor light at night may be at higher risk for breast cancer than those living in areas with lower levels, according to a large long-term study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Good news! Vaping is safer, as a study recently reveals that adults who use e-cigarettes daily were three times more likely to quit cigarettes compared to those who have never tried e-cigarettes.
The country’s premier medical institute is planning to do away with charges on diagnostic procedures like blood tests, ultrasound and X-rays, among others which cost less than Rs 500.
Delayed prescriptions or shorter courses of treatment may help fight antibiotic resistance, researchers have found.
Children who get more sleep are at lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a study published in a US journal has said.
Stanford scientists have developed a low-cost and highly sensitive blood test that may quickly detect cancer growth and spread.
A team-based online game designed to improve diabetes self-management appears to be effective in helping patients lower their hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), a key measure of diabetes control, a new study has found.
Higher income individuals are more likely to be “weekend warriors”, getting most of their activity on only a few days a week and also spend more time in sedentary pursuits, says a study.
Supportive spouses may boost your well-being: study