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Meningitis: What are the symptoms, causes of it? Who is at risk? Prevention tips

Meningitis

Meningitis: What are the symptoms, causes of it? Who is at risk? Prevention tips

The most common causes of meningitis are viral and bacterial infections. 

Excess drinking during adolescence can harm brain development

brain health

Excess drinking during adolescence can harm brain development

A recent study states that excess intake of alcohol during youth can harm brain development severely

Emergence of smallpox is recent, claims study

smallpox

Emergence of smallpox is recent, claims study

Till now, it was thought to have appeared in human population thousands of years ago in ancient India, China and Egypt but this study has furnished a fact that is otherwise.

10 minutes of Sanatan Kriya every day can keep your lungs strong

Yoga

10 minutes of Sanatan Kriya every day can keep your lungs strong

Adopting some simple techniques from Sanatan Kriya for 10 minutes daily can help you keep your lungs strong and system toxin free, says spiritual head of Dhyan Ashram Yogi Ashwini.

Indian researchers find blood protein that paves way for potential Alzheimer's drug design

Alzheimer's disease

Indian researchers find blood protein that paves way for potential Alzheimer's drug design

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterised by extensive loss of neurons and deposition of amyloid beta peptide in the form of plaques.

Viral fever: Try these simple home remedies to treat the seasonal infection!

viral fever

Viral fever: Try these simple home remedies to treat the seasonal infection!

Viral fever is one of the most common seasonal infections that can affect anyone at any age including infants and children. 

Winter special: How to take care of your eyes

Eye health

Winter special: How to take care of your eyes

 One should take special care of their eyes in winters as well, as it can harm our eyes if proper care is not taken.

Want to live longer? Be optimistic in life!

Longevity

Want to live longer? Be optimistic in life!

As per a new research, women who maintain a positive outlook on life are less likely to die from several major causes of death - including cancer, heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease and infection, than those who are less optimistic.

Obesity: Five ways to prevent weight gain!

Obesity

Obesity: Five ways to prevent weight gain!

Eat breakfast every day, it is the most important meal of a day.

 Yoga reduces blood pressure in patients with prehypertension

High blood pressure

Yoga reduces blood pressure in patients with prehypertension

Both prehypertension and high blood pressure raises the risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure.

Kidney transplant: Who can have it? Procedure, risks and complications!

kidney transplant

Kidney transplant: Who can have it? Procedure, risks and complications!

Here are some facts you need to know about kidney transplantation or renal transplantation.

Want to lose weight? Eat these foods!

Healthy eating

Want to lose weight? Eat these foods!

 Who doesn't like to lose weight? Well, everyone does and might have also tried doing every possible things to get rid of those extra fats.

This new drug show hope for infants with rare, fatal muscle disease

fatal muscle disease

This new drug show hope for infants with rare, fatal muscle disease

A new study by US researchers have found a new novel drug that shows hope for infants suffering with rare, fatal muscle disease.

Know what inspired Adnan Sami to lose weight!

Weight loss

Know what inspired Adnan Sami to lose weight!

 Famous singer Adnan Sami, who was once 230 kg, made headlines by transforming himself when he lost nearly 160 kgs.

Beatrice of Bourbon – The first person in history to survive C-section in 1337!

Caesarean births

Beatrice of Bourbon – The first person in history to survive C-section in 1337!

As per a new research, the first birth by caesarean section where both the mother and child survived may have taken place in 1337 in Prague.

Caesarean section: Do C-section births affect human evolution? Things you need to know

Caesarean births

Caesarean section: Do C-section births affect human evolution? Things you need to know

A caesarean section, also known as c-section, is the delivery of a baby through a surgical incision in the mother's abdomen and uterus.

Doing moderate and continuous exercise may improve sperm quality, says study

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Doing moderate and continuous exercise may improve sperm quality, says study

 A new research has found that men who engage in moderate and continuous exercises may improve sperm quality.

Five ways turmeric can boost your health!

Healthy eating

Five ways turmeric can boost your health!

Turmeric is one of the most important ingredients of Indian cuisine

Forget antibiotics, try these simple natural remedies to treat sinus!

sinus

Forget antibiotics, try these simple natural remedies to treat sinus!

Sinus is a common condition in which the cavities around the nasal passages becomes inflamed. It is usually caused by infection, allergies and chemical or particulate irritation of the sinuses.

Cancer drug may help increase the number of new eggs in women: Study

Cancer

Cancer drug may help increase the number of new eggs in women: Study

 A new study has revealed that a treatment with cancer drug may help increase the number of young eggs in women's ovaries.

World's heaviest woman's appeal for Indian visa seeking medical help receives response from Sushma Swaraj!

Weight loss surgery

World's heaviest woman's appeal for Indian visa seeking medical help receives response from Sushma Swaraj!

Iman was diagnosed with elephantiasis soon after she was born. Her birth weight was a staggering 5 kilograms.

HIV and tuberculosis: Their connection, why they need to be tackled together

HIV

HIV and tuberculosis: Their connection, why they need to be tackled together

HIV targets the immune system and weakens an individual's defence systems against infections, including tuberculosis (TB), and some types of cancer. 

Here's the truth about occasional smoking

Smoking

Here's the truth about occasional smoking

But this new study suggests that smokers who go through much less than a pack of cigarettes a day still have an increased risk of an early death than non-smokers.

Cardiac arrest: What increases your risk? What to do, how can it be prevented?

cardiac arrest

Cardiac arrest: What increases your risk? What to do, how can it be prevented?

The immediate cause of cardiac arrest is usually an abnormal heart rhythms, called arrhythmias.

Is there a way to switch 'off' asthma attacks? Scientists think so!

Asthma

Is there a way to switch 'off' asthma attacks? Scientists think so!

Asthma has been correlated with an overabundance of one type of immune cell called M2 macrophages in the lungs.

animal fat

Animal fat found in Britain's plastic money; angry vegan community files petition

The Bank of England has decided to change its polymer notes after their animal-fat-infused £5 bank note upset vegans, vegetarians, and other animal advocates.

Reduced bone density one of the first indicators of Alzheimer's disease!

Alzheimer's disease

Reduced bone density one of the first indicators of Alzheimer's disease!

Further, early bone loss and serotonin deficiency in Alzheimer's may tell us something very important about how we approach diagnosis and treatment, the researchers noted.

Why 'yo-yo dieting' may lead to more weight gain

Weight loss

Why 'yo-yo dieting' may lead to more weight gain

A recent research suggests that repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as short famines and urges the person to store more fat for future shortages.

Cardiovascular disease prevention: Strategies for a healthy heart

Heart disease

Cardiovascular disease prevention: Strategies for a healthy heart

Globally, heart disease claims for more lives every year than any other condition.

Nuts and your health: Eating handful of nuts may prevent heart disease, cancer

Healthy eating

Nuts and your health: Eating handful of nuts may prevent heart disease, cancer

Nuts are considered to be super healthy because they are packed with with heart-healthy fats, protein, and disease-fighting vitamins and minerals.

Global cancer cases  up by 33% in last 10 years: Prostate cancer most common cancer in men; breast cancer in women

Cancer

Global cancer cases up by 33% in last 10 years: Prostate cancer most common cancer in men; breast cancer in women

Between 2005 and 2015, cancer cases increased by 33 per cent, mostly due to population ageing and growth plus changes in age-specific cancer rates.