Health

  • Air Pollution Can Up Heart Attack, Stroke Risk
    Tiny particles in polluted air can travel from the lungs into our bloodstream and increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke, a new study warns.
  • Drug Use Tops Booze For First Time In Fatal US Crashes: Study
    US data has shown for the first time that drivers killed in crashes were more likely to be on drugs than drunk, with marijuana involved in more than a third of fatal accidents in 2015, a study released on Wednesday showed.
  • MCD Elections: In A First Poll Booths To Be 'Tobacco-Free' Zones
    In a first in the country, the Delhi State Election Commission has declared all the 13,234 polling booths 'tobacco free' ahead of the MCD polls, to be held this Sunday.
  • A Mouth So Sore She Couldn't Eat
    Elizabeth Starrels sat in the examining chair of a Washington ear, nose and throat specialist in October 2012, weeping in frustration and pain.
  • Comprehensive Strategy In Place To Ensure Safe Pregnancy: Government
    An exhaustive and comprehensive health strategy is in place to ensure safe pregnancies and check incidents of miscarriage, Health Minister JP Nadda said today. Under this strategy, pregnant mothers are given suitable medical care, supplements and other necessary help under a central government scheme, he said in the Lok Sabha.
  • New Gene-Based Blood Tests Can Detect Skin Cancers
    Researchers have found that two new gene-based blood tests can reliably detect previously unidentifiable forms of one of the most aggressive forms of skin cancer.
  • Chaitra Navratri 2017: Why You Should Fast And How
    Navratri is an important festivals of Hindus, celebrated with lots of enthusiasm all across the country. During this time some people fast for all nine days whereas some may just fast on the first and the last day. Most people avoid non-vegetarian food items, alcohol, onion and garlic in their food.
  • Gudi Padwa 2017: Health Benefits Of Neem And Jaggery
    Gudi Padwa or Ugadi marks the beginning of spring and is considered a very auspicious time. It also marks the Hindu New year. A mixture of neem and jaggery are eaten this day, which are very healthy by their inherent nature. Let's read some of its health benefits.
  • Drug Resistant TB - What Should You Know
    Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide and India has the maximum number of cases of this deadly but curable and treatable disease. The World Health Organizations Global Tuberculosis Report in 2016 estimates that there are 79,000 cases of MDR-TB or Multi-Drug Resistance Tuberculosis. This is becoming a serious problem and a big public health issue.
  • Is Tuberculosis A Dangerous Disease?
    World TB Day is designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries. It commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that he had discovered the cause of tuberculosis, the TB bacillus.
  • Non Dairy Butters For Your Health and Skin
    Usually when we are talking about butters, the dairy butter comes to our mind, however there are buttery fats which are extracted out of seeds or fruits, which are high in fat and they are very useful for the skin and can also be used for the nutritional purpose.
  • Increasing Breathlessness Leaves Woman Searching For Answers
    He agreed that something was seriously wrong with her breathing and sent her down the hall for another round of lung function tests, which were normal. He then placed his stethoscope on Hull's throat, not over her lungs. When she breathed, she recalled, he "recoiled, with a scared look on his face."
  • All About Blood Donation
    There is tremendous demand for blood in hospitals. Many patients die because they are not able to cope with the loss of blood. Blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person - the gift of life. Let's read all about blood donation.
  • Should You Exercise With Arthritis?
    Exercise reduces joint pain and stiffness and increases flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance. It also helps with weight reduction and contributes to an improved sense of well-being. Exercise is one part of a comprehensive arthritis treatment plan. Treatment plans may also include rest/relaxation, proper diet and medication.
  • They Opened Him Up And Found 1.5 Litres Of Infected Pus
    When Kevin Breen first complained about feeling achy and tired, his wife couldn't help but wonder whether he was trying to wiggle out of a busy day of family responsibilities.

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