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Bird flu

Avian influenza: Five best natural cures for bird flu!

Here are some herbs and home remedies that can help protect against bird flu infection and speed recovery process in those who become ill.

Mild cognitive impairment

Muscle strength may help to improve brain function

The findings show a positive causal link between muscle adaptations to progressive resistance training and the functioning of the brain among those over the age of 55 with MCI.


Early intervention by parents can improve child’s autism: Study

The study published in Lancet, a medical journal, reveals that a year-long training program can help parents communicate with their very young autistic children and reduce symptoms of the disorder up to six years later.

Baby born twice

Medical miracle: Baby girl 'born' twice in America!

Margaret's baby weighed only 583 grams when it was pulled out of the womb for 20 minutes for the surgical process.


Old blood as good as new for patient survival: Study

Using the freshest blood for transfusion may not necessarily improve patients survival rates, Canadian researchers have found.


Highly caffeinated beverages mixed with alcohol affects brain

Drinking highly caffeinated beverages mixed with alcohol will trigger changes in the adolescent brain which are similar to taking cocaine, study suggests.

physical activity

Armaan Malik stresses on importance of physical activity, feels technology promotes laziness

Popular Bollywod singer Armaan Malik, who has sung hits songs like 'Naina' and 'Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon' talks about the importance of physical activity.


Pregnancy in young women may increase risk of stroke, says study

A new study has revealed that young pregnant women are more at risk of strokes as compared to their older counterparts of childbearing age.


Know what causes migraine headaches

 A migraine is a severe headache and also the most common and painful things that a person can experience.

RespiratoryCare Week 2016

Five lesser-known herbs that heal respiratory infections and boost lung health

Luckily Mother Nature has some magical ways that can undo the damage done to our lungs and restore them to a healthier state.


Aerobic exercise may ward off memory decline in elderly

In vascular cognitive impairment, problems with memory and thinking skills result from damage to large and small blood vessels in the brain.

Obsessive compulsive disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Five signs that may be indicative of the illness!

It can have a profound impact on someone’s life, and in some cases, it is even considered debilitating.


Sleeping beside your baby can cause cot death

New-born babies should be put to bed in the same bedroom as their parents but not on the same bed for the first year of their life.


Ray of hope to improve HIV drug therapies

 A new research, through the use of nanotechnology, now aims to improve the administration and availability of drug therapies to HIV patients.

Hip replacement surgery

Hip surgery does not improve physical activity: Study

A new study has found that patients who underwent hip replacement surgery have showen little improvement in their physical activity levels like walking, cycling or climbing stairs.

Fungal disease

Coffee plant disease not caused by climate change: Study

Fears that climate change is promoting a fungal disease which can devastate coffee crops may not be true as there is no evidence found to prove this, researchers say.

Diwali health tips

Diwali Special: Seven simple tips for safe and healthy celebrations!

With the festival of lights round the corner, we are all set for celebrations with shopping, making sweets and decorating the house being the top priority. 

Mental health

Five simple ways to improve your mental health!

We often tend to neglect our mental health in front of our physical health. 

Iman Ahmad Abdulati

At 500 kilograms, is this 36-year-old the world's heaviest woman?

Iman was diagnosed with elephantiasis soon after she was born.


Onion compound may help fight ovarian cancer, say researchers

A natural compound isolated from onions may help treat the most common type of ovarian cancer, a new study has claimed.


Repeatedly heading a football may impair memory, says study

Heading the football repeatedly during a match could cause significant memory problems in players for up to a day, scientists have found


Hyderabad woman dies of dengue soon after delivering twins

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.


Choosing smaller portions of food does not hamper pleasure of eating, reveals study

 A recent study conducted by researchers has found that consuming smaller portions of food does not hamper the enjoyment of eating.

Japanese Encephalities

Japanese encephalitis epidemic intensifies in Odisha, death toll escalates to 63

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.


Training informal health providers can boost healthcare, reveals study

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.

Alzheimer`s disease

Here's how Alzheimer's disease can be possibly prevented

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.


Menopause: Unusual signs you didn’t know about!

The most common signs of menopause include hot flashes, vaginal dryness, mood swings and low sex drive. 

Bitter gourd

Know why bitter gourd is good for health!

Butter gourd is really good for our health as it promotes many health benefits and helps prevents many diseases.

Heart disease

Discrimination against obese people may increase health risks

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.

Sexually transmitted infections

Youths attending mental health services have unmet sexual health needs: Study

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).

Viral infection

Unsustainable immune response to chronic viral infection is triggered by inflammation

 A study finds fundamental new mechanism explaining the inadequate immune defense against chronic viral infection.