When beneficial bacteria digest prebiotic fiber, they not only multiply, improving overall gut health, but they also release metabolic byproducts.
Experts in the new research paper titled 'Ethical issues in dialysis therapy' published in the Lancet today said that a mere 30 per cent of patients manage to receive this life-saving therapy in India.
A study has showed that a fasting diet may help in treating diabetes.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common problem which affects the large intestine causing abdominal cramping, bloating, and a change in bowel habits.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday unveiled a 112-foot tall statue of Lord Shiva on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri in Coimbatore.
Following opposition from faculty members, the proposal to revise user charges has been put on hold, an AIIMS official said.
Signalling that people suffering from the condition need to recognise and treat the symptoms seriously, a new research warns that older people with back pain have a 13 per cent higher chance of dying prematurely.
The first survey to understand wellness trends in India revealed that less than a third urban Indians take steps to proactively adopt preventive wellness.
Experiencing severe deprivation and neglect in childhood can have a lasting psychological impact into early adulthood, according to a unique study.
Among employed Americans who check their work email constantly on their off days, their reported overall stress level is even higher, at 6.0, the report said.
World's heaviest woman Eman Ahmed's crowdfunding campaign, which was started by his family has managed to raise Rs 19 lakh so far.
Being an essential part of the Mediterranean diet, most health benefits of olive oil are attributed to the natural properties it possesses.
HO document shows that while over five crore Indians, suffered from depression in 2015, over three crore others suffered from anxiety disorders in the corresponding year.
One should include 10 portions or 800 grammes of fruit and vegetables daily as it help reduce the risk of early deaths.
Researchers have found that women who had signs of active genital herpes infection during early pregnancy may increase the risk of developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in babies later.
Currently, she is on a strict diet and also undergoing 90-minute physiotherapy sessions. Her first surgery is less than two weeks away.
Researchers have found that two drugs used to treat asthma and allergies may help prevent a form of pneumoniacan which can kill up to 40 per cent of people who contract it.
An estimated 322 million people suffered depressive disorders in 2015, a rise of 18.4 percent in a decade, as people live longer, the United Nations agency said in a report.
Of the patients who did go on to develop diabetes, those who were given liraglutide took nearly three times longer to develop the disease than those in the placebo group.
There is an urgent requisite for dementia awareness in India, since diagnosis is getting affected.
This research involved 2,527 men and women aged 54 and older taking part in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, taking data over a four-year period.
In a campaign called “Break the Bloody taboo”, NGO Sacchi Saheli, which started with imparting these lessons in slums, will now conduct 'period talks' for teenage girls in 70 government-run schools where questions around menstruation will be answered.
Of the patients who did go on to develop diabetes, those who were given liraglutide, took nearly three times longer to develop the disease.
Supporting the universal idea of upholding fruits and veggies due to their health-promoting properties, a new research suggests that a diet rich in fruit and green leafy vegetables can be beneficial for your lung health.
A C-section, although relatively safe, should be considered only when the health of either the mother or baby is at risk from vaginal delivery.
Australians have notoriously poor diets, but said a "pretty good quality of life" counteracts the poor eating habits.
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