Training of informal health providers, a major component of primary care, can help fill the gap in the rural healthcare system due to huge shortage of medical professionals, a study has suggested.
Iman was diagnosed with elephantiasis soon after she was born.
A natural compound isolated from onions may help treat the most common type of ovarian cancer, a new study has claimed.
Heading the football repeatedly during a match could cause significant memory problems in players for up to a day, scientists have found
K Rajni, a 29-year-old-woman from Sainagar colony in Saroornagar died of Dengue shock syndrome at a hospital in Banjara Hills soon after delivering twins at a nursing home.
A recent study conducted by researchers has found that consuming smaller portions of food does not hamper the enjoyment of eating.
This death toll has crossed 60 in six weeks in Odisha's Malkangiri district, where a central team is already present to assess the situation.
A new study has found out that consuming pills that prevents the accumulation of toxic molecules in the brain might someday help prevent or delay Alzheimer`s disease.
Obese people risk getting diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes, inflammation and other disorders, if they are discriminated in society, finds a study conducted by an Indian-origin researcher.
A new research shows that youths attending mental health services have unmet sexual health needs, as shown by low rates of contraception and high rates of unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
A study finds fundamental new mechanism explaining the inadequate immune defense against chronic viral infection.
Kunal Mankodiya, Director of the university's Wearable Biosensing Laboratory is researching how to transform gloves, socks, clothing and even shoes into high-tech items that will make people healthier -- and improve their lives.
Manoj, who is from Patiala met with an accident this week on Zirakpur-Patiala highway and was admitted to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in a serious condition
Adequate sleep of at least 6-8 hours is required if you want to keep the symptoms of this ailment at bay.
Iodine deficiency is very common in our country
The Delhi government on Friday ruled out any threat to human beings due to the bird flu or avian influenza as the strain of the virus is "less infective", even as six ducks were found dead in the national capital.
According to the study, the findings apply to those uncertain at the top of the social hierarchy as also to those uncertain of their status in lower ranking, though the latter may have opportunities for upward mobility and this may be associated with better health.
Tuberculosis (TB) tricks the immune system into attacking the bodys lung tissue, which makes the person highly infectious through coughing and the bacteria then spreads by aerosol droplets to other individuals, a new study says.
The boy, who is otherwise a male, had a uterus, ovaries, a rudimentary vagina and fallopian tubes.
With an aim to diagnose Congenital Hypothyroidism (CH) early among new borns and avert physical and mental retardation, health experts on Thursday urged the government to make compulsory the screening for CH among all new borns.
Temperature of water consumed may be as important as the amount when trying to manage thermoregulation, indicated new report.
Have you ever thought that banana can actually help you lose weight?
Lemon water is considered good for our body as it helps in restoring our health and rejuvenating the entire physical system.
A new study found that whole grain diet helps to reduce the risk of developing heart disease in overweight and obese adults who are under the age of 50.
Several studies have shown the strong relationship between these disorders and later risk of developing cardiovascular disease, with high rates of mortality.
Aamir took out time from his busy schedule and also witnessed how the organisation works across the country to address the prevailing issue.
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