In the study, pigs that were served a high calorie diet supplemented with purple-fleshed potatoes had less colonic mucosal interleukin-6 (IL-6) compared to a control group.
A resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, Savannah believes she saved her own grandmother from a kidney failure and also helped heal a 23-year-old cop in the US from acute Stage-4 leukemia, by arranging a 'pact with Lucifer'.
According to the letter, the Ministry's order was also approved by the Director General of Health Services.
The fact that AIDS does not spread from touch has been stressed upon from time to time, since it is also one of the top-most myths people have about the disease.
Researchers from National Research Center for Work Environment (NRCWE) in Denmark found that compared to employees not exposed to sexual harassment, those harassed by clients or customers scored 2.05 points higher on the Major Depression Inventory (MDI).
The man was bitten by a yellow jacket wasp and began to complain of heaviness and pain in his left arm soon after.
In a shocking and sad incident, a boy from Mexico lived with a worm wriggling inside his eyeball for three long weeks and finally turned blind.
In a new test, a research team has found that combining the effects of over two dozen genetic variants help in predicting which cognitively normal older adults will go on to develop Alzheimer's dementia.
The findings indicated that spinal cord injury causes the immune system to become "paralysed" and thus, less able to fight off infections such as pneumonia.
A 46-year-old woman from Chennai lost her life in the process of losing weight which reportedly was about 160 kilos.
The dangerous form of the malaria parasite which cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs emerged in Cambodia but has since spread through parts of Thailand, Laos and has arrived in southern Vietnam.
This new genetic syndrome is caused by alterations in the gene that predisposes the body to form tumours early on.
Researchers have found that that people of normal weight tend to associate natural foods such as apples with their sensory characteristics.
The new non-invasive technique developed by researchers, including those from University of Surrey in the UK, can pick up traces of cocaine, even after the subjects have washed their hands.
Nirvaan, India's smallest and youngest pre-term baby who was born after 22 weeks only, has a normal brain, vision, hearing and potential for long-term neurological development.
Even levels below the limit set by the EPA were harmful to the kidneys. This suggests that there is no safe level of air pollution, says an expert.
Researchers found that partial sleep deprivation - sleeping for three to four hours followed by wakefulness for 20-21 hours - was as effective as total sleep deprivation for 36 hours.
Outdoor air pollution has long been linked to major health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Prostate cancer is the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths among men around the world.
Exposure to certain bacteria around the house – mainly those found in house dust – during infancy, was also associated with a reduced risk.
The World Health Organization recommends at least 150 minutes of "moderate-intensity", or 75 minutes of "vigorous-intensity" aerobic physical activity per week.
Within half an hour, the child started frothing at the mouth and was rushed to Krishna Hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
Dr Jagdish Prasad, Director General of Health Services of the Health Ministry, said every state has specific health issues depending on weather.
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