Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday shared his thoughts on certain issues in his 22nd edition of his popular radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat'.
Smoking-related deficits in brain dopamine, a chemical released by neurons to send signals to other nerve cells, return to normal levels three months after quitting, according to a new study.
Researchers have determined how a protein can boost immune system's ability to battle pneumonia.
If your ankles and feet are swollen, have puffy eyes and a general feeling of heaviness, then you might be suffering from endema.
Though we all have heard of apple cider vinegar, but might not be aware that it is good for our health.
Activation of brain receptors in its pleasure centre may serve as a future treatment to improve motivation for physical activity in postmenopausal women, a new study has revealed.
The rainy season may affect the immune system, so it is important to keep yourself hydrated and eat lots of green vegetables, says an expert.
Florida authorities stepped up "aggressive" investigations after health officials reported the first local transmission of the Zika virus in the country, a media report said on Saturday.
An increase in physical activity can prevent new cases of dementia globally each year, a new study has revealed.
A team of researchers have developed new "metamaterials" that can solve problems like ill-fitting joint sockets, contact dermatitis and sebaceous cysts plaguing prosthetic patients for a long time.
Researchers have found that greater nuts consumption is associated with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation.
Researchers at University Hospitals Case Medical Centre in the US, including Amitabh Chak, set out to identify novel disease susceptibility variants in familial Barrett oesophagus (FBO) in affected individuals from a large multigenerational family.
A new study at the Brigham and Women`s Hospital, which followed 180 pre-term infants from birth to age seven, found that babies who were fed more breast milk within the first 28 days of life had had larger volumes of certain regions of the brain at term equivalent and had better IQs, academic achievement, working memory and motor function.
This sustainable, wearable bio-sensor takes advantage of trove of medical information present in human sweat and thereby detects these human conditions.
Pneumonia is a common respiratory condition that affects children.
A six-year-old girl from Oman who developed a rare genetic disorder, characterised by distinctive malformation of the skull and facial region, has been given a new lease of life after a breakthrough surgery at a Delhi hospital.
Health officials in Florida said on Friday there is a "high likelihood" that the state has the first cases of local Zika virus transmission by mosquitoes in the continental United States.
Acute kidney injury (AKI), or a rapid decline in kidney function, is common in premature infants which leads to higher likelihood of dying or of needing an extended stay in the hospital.
The lotion prevents infection without directly killing bacteria and promoting antibiotic resistance, and could be ready for clinical trials in three years.
The findings showed that infants who received predominantly breast milk on more days during their neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) hospitalisation also had larger deep nuclear gray matter volume equivalent to babies born full-term.
The new findings could not only help detect cancers early, but in some cases would enable doctors to detect a tumour before it becomes cancerous.
This one is specifically for those of you trying hard to shed off the extra kilos you have gained, but unble to do it due to your crazy, hectic work schedule.
The researchers discovered genetic changes in the MSH3 gene in patients and identified a new form of colon cancer.
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a progressive medical condition occurring in critically ill patients characterised by widespread inflammation in the lungs.
WHO representative to India, Henk Bekedam, described "the administration of Hepatitis B dose within 24 hours of birth as a key challenge."
A 26-year-old woman has given birth to rare conjoined twins at BMC's Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Hospital, or Sion Hospital in Mumbai.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is surviving only on 25 per cent of his liver as the rest has been damaged by the deadly Hepatitis B virus, today called for higher budget spend to prevent the fatal disease.
We take special care of our skin, hair, face and hands but more often than not, tend to forget or, let's say ignore the important part, i.e., our feet.
Who doesn't want to lose those extra bulges from their waistline and have a healthy body?
Such applications could represent a useful addition to the psychotherapeutic options currently available.
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