India is slowly falling prey to another silent disease, akin to hypertension and heart disease, which is detected only when tests indicate a decreased bone density.
Published 23-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Chapatis, bread, pasta or even noodles are not bad for health if they are cooked the right way, say experts.
Published 23-Oct-2017 00:15 IST | Updated 11:35 IST
Brain-machine interfaces now treat neurological disease and change the way people with paralysis interact with the world. Improving those devices depends on getting better at translating the language of the brain.
Published 21-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Up to sixteen weeks of intermittent fasting without otherwise having to count calories helps fight obesity and other metabolic disorders. Such fasting already shows benefits after only six weeks.
Published 21-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
In findings that open the door to a completely different approach to curing HIV infections, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have for the first time shown that a novel compound effectively suppresses production of the virus in chronically infected cells,More
Published 21-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Elevated blood pressure is a risk factor for mitral regurgitation, a leakage of one of the heart valves, according to a paper published this week in PLOS Medicine by Kazem Rahimi of The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford, UK and colleagues. The research suggests that thisMore
Published 21-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Although it's been clear that seizures are linked to memory loss and other cognitive deficits in patients with Alzheimer's disease, how this happens has been puzzling.
Published 21-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Sensory neurons regulate how we recognize pain, touch, and the movement and position of our own bodies, but the field of neuroscience is just beginning to unravel this circuitry. Now, new research from the Salk Institute shows how a protein called p75 is critical for pain signaling, which could oneMore
Published 21-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
People who build their homes in the lap of mother nature may have a healthier brain and may be at lower risk of developing stress-related depression and anxiety disorders than those living near the urban green or wasteland, a research says.
Published 20-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
The festive season is here and Diwali is knocking on your door. The festival of lights also brings in its wake happiness, family get-togethers and lots of delicious food. Out of the varieties of foods available for Diwali celebrations, dry fruits and nuts are perhaps one of the most popular.
Published 19-Oct-2017 12:38 IST | Updated 12:51 IST
If you are reeling under work pressure, find ways to relax. Researchers have found that stress may be just as harmful to your body as a really bad diet.
Published 19-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Deepawali is one of the most celebrated festivals in the country, complete with firecrackers and bright lights this festival is commemorated on a monumental scale. Laxmi Pooja, Rangoli decoration, sweets and the gathering of families for 'taash' are some of the hallmarks of this festival.
Published 19-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
The last three to four months of the year are replete with festivals in India. Festivals such as Dussehra and Diwali are known for joyous celebrations, often with choice delicacies. People with pre-existing health conditions and those looking to lose weight might find it stressful to enjoy theMore
Published 19-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Men beware! Overweight males develop a type of irregular heartbeat, known as Atrial fibrillation, about a decade earlier than women, reveals a recent study. The results indicated that diagnosis rates jumped when men were 50 or older and women were 60 or older. The new atrial fibrillation casesMore
Published 18-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Are you - like most people- always finding reasons to not exercise? What if life came with little reminders to make healthy choices?
Published 18-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Saying no to sweets becomes near impossible around Diwali, making many conscious of their weight, calories and sugar level going up. Be active and restrict to two drinks to enjoy festivities with full fervour.
Published 18-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
In India, festivals are all about celebrations and no occasion is complete without food. Most people enjoy the traditional, high on calories food but by choosing healthy options, you can enjoy the festival without piling on calories.
Published 18-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
A link between the duration of sleep and a measure of chromosomal health in sperm have been found, a new study suggested.
Published 18-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Staying with family not only provides affection and emotional support, but also plays an important role in managing chronic illnesses, suggests a recent study. According to researchers, a family approach may produce more effective, long-term benefits for the patient.
Published 18-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Did you know! People who study for longer and are open to new experiences might expect to live longer?
Published 17-Oct-2017 11:05 IST

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Planning to gift dry fruits this festive season?
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Girl student who jumped off school building in Kerala dies
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Stalin's call to Venkaiah triggers political rumours
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Disruption in rail services on Sealdah-Krishnanagar line
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One killed as Chennai house collapses in cylinder blast

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Try some muted shades this autumn-winter
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Stand out from the crowd this festive season
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Opt for palm cuffs, multi-layer arm chains for a chic look
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Head to toe, go for festive fashion

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Skimping on sleep may contribute to gestational diabetes
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How do kids get attracted to eat healthy foods
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