Physical inactivity is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes as well as some cancers and is associated with more than 5 million deaths per year.
The study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in the US found that e-cigarettes can lead to emissions of toxic chemicals such as acrolein and formaldehyde.
Most prickly heat rashes disappear on its own in a few days unless the rash gets infected.
Using the Positive Online Weight Reduction (POWeR)+ online programme with very brief support from practice staff, participants lost over one kg more averaged over 12 months and were more likely to maintain clinically important weight loss by 12 months.
The dual research suggested that menopause and insomnia can increase risk for ageing-related diseases and earlier death in women.
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But, there's a new trend in birthing called 'gentle caesarean or natural caesarean' - a mixture of natural birth and caesarean - and the latest method seems to be becoming popular among mothers.
Considering the size of the epidemic, anyone and everyone can be at risk. But you can take steps to reduce your risk of infection.
Hepatitis is an inflammatory of the liver, commonly caused by a viral infection.
Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis claim to have identified antibodies that protect against Zika virus infection in mice.
US researchers said on Wednesday they have identified antibodies that specifically protect against Zika virus infection in mice, an important step toward developing a vaccine, better diagnostic tests and possibly new antibody-based therapies.
The theme for World Hepatitis Day, 2016 is Elimination, owing to the goal that the WHO has set for itself.
The research conducted by an Indian scientist further mentions that this development is meant to help eggs stored in village farms to stay for longer periods and be sold without compromising on quality.
Hepatitis B is 50-100 times more infectious than HIV and Hepatitis C is 10 times more infectious than the virus that can cause AIDS.
Obese women are at increased risk of complications during pregnancy, the most common of which are gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, a large increase in weight as well as pre-eclampsia.
Hepatitis can also be caused by alcohol and some other toxins, certain drugs, infections, heavy alcohol use.
The influx of cells regenerated the tiny, delicate patch of tissue known as the trabecular meshwork, which serves as a drain for the eyes to avoid fluid buildup.
Here are some reasons why cashew nuts make an excellent choice and you should not eliminate them from your diet.
The research was carried out by a team of scientists from Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) in Bangalore, India.
Family members of a 53-year-old male patient - Samar Chakraborty - who was declared brain dead on Monday assented to the procedure to transplant the liver that is expected to bequeath a new lease of life to a 46-year-old female recipient with liver damage.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Brazil free of measles, after no case of the disease was registered in the last year.
In practice, he added, telomere length is a laboratory measure of a cell's "age."
The fountain of youth may reside in an embryonic stem cell gene named Nanog, suggests new research that may lead to treatments for conditions due to reduced bone strength, Alzheimer's and other age-related disorders.
Mumbai witnessed cadaver donation for the third day in a row bringing the count to 35 donors this year.
Diarrhoea occurs when the digestive system is not functioning properly, resulting in frequent watery stools, three or more times a day.
A non-invasive and inexpensive hearing test may help physicians identify infants with autism risk as researches have discovered that an inner ear deficiency may impact speech recognition ability of children with the disorder.
The national capital has reported it's first dengue death with an 18-year old succumbing to the mosquito borne disease last week.
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Major NCDs including cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes, and cancers are primarily caused by exposure to tobacco, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diet, and very little exercise.
The surgery was performed using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA), a surgical technique that involves reduction of body temperature to 15 degrees Celcius
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