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Alarming! Modern day living contributes to hearing loss, warn doctors

Following the modern day lifestyle can contribute to hearing loss at an early stage, doctors have warned.

HC seeks govt's reply to US couple's plea to take back embryos

An embryo is an unborn offspring in the process of development.

Trying to conceive? Watch out for these signs of infertility!

Here are some things that can make you infertile or affect your chances of having a healthy baby.

Bihar youth loses sensation in hand post surgery, alleges medical negligence

A Bihar youth's dreams of joining the Indian Army lay shattered after he lost sensation in his left hand owing to "medical negligence" following a surgery performed by a city doctor, his family claimed on Saturday.

14th Zika virus infection in South Korea

South Korea has confirmed another case of the Zika virus infection, raising the number of people infected with the virus here to 14, health authorities said Saturday.

Five ways to lead a healthy life!

Leading a healthy lifestyle and staying fit both plays an important role in our lives.

Know these amazing health benefits of zucchini!

Zucchini is a nutritious fruit but it is treated as a vegetable as it can be consumed in both cooked and raw form. 

Fish oil helps to boost brain functioning, improves mood

A new study finds that fish oil helps to boosts brain functions and also improves mood as it contains Omega-3 fatty acids.

Marital break-up may lead to eczema, muscle pain

Marital break-up and divorce can cause physical ailments -- including eczema and muscle pain -- apart from emotional problems, suggests a new study.

Alcohol addiction may change neurocognitive skills in oldies

The negative consequences of heavy alcohol consumption on neurocognitive function gets worse with advanced age, the study said.

Genetic tool created to identify risk of heart disease

To identify individuals at risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) much earlier and improve its prevention, a new genetic risk tool has been developed by an Indian-origin researcher.

High vitamin B level in mother's may reduce eczema risk in infants

A new study conducted by researchers has found that babies whose mothers possess a higher level of particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy may be at a lesser risk of developing eczema, which involves inflammation of the skin.

Protein in mosquito saliva can hinder spread of dengue virus

Antibodies against the saliva protein ‘D7’, which are present in humans when exposed to mosquito bites, might facilitate virus transmission and enhance disease severity.

7 most common reasons why your hair is falling out!

Intense physical stress such as childbirth, surgery, etc, can result in hair loss for several months after delivery. 

Researchers find answer to hair loss in existing drug

In a ray of hope for people with alopecia areata -- an autoimmune disease that causes patchy, and sometimes total hair loss - researchers have found promise in a drug which is already approved for treating certain bone marrow disorders.

C-section may increase risk of blood clot in vein, claims study

Women are four times more likely to suffer from blood clots in veins after a cesarean-section delivery compared to a vaginal birth, according to a new study.

Artificial sweetener not linked to cancer: Study

Low- and no-calorie ingredients are logical choices for those wishing to manage their weight. However, some people have concerns that sucralose may be linked to cancer.

Overcome Psoriasis with these natural ingredients!

Red, scaly skin and severe itching are some of its common symptoms. 

Eye health: 8 ways to improve your vision naturally!

. There are many things you can do to keep your eyes healthy and enjoy good eyesight.

India ranks 143 among 188 countries on health index; Iceland tops list

Despite rapid economic growth, India was ranked 143rd, below Comoros and Ghana," the first annual assessment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) health performance published in the Lancet and launched at a special event at the UN General Assembly in New York said.

Try these home remedies to treat high blood pressure!

 High blood pressure is a chronic medical condition which boost the risk of developing many health related problems like heart disease, stroke and kidney failure.

Want to get rid of acne? Eat these foods!

Nobody likes to have acne marks and dark spots on their face. Acne, also called pimples, is a common skin problem that occurs when oil and dead skin cells clog up your pores.

Lesser-known health benefits of fenugreek seeds!

Fenugreek seeds are widely used as a herb, spice and vegetable in the Indian kitchen. 

Tobacco farmers seek participation in WHO summit

The International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) on Thursday urged the World Health Organization (WHO) to allow their participation in the upcoming 7th Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).

Our beliefs can worsen pain, insomnia conditions

Individual beliefs can play a potential role in worsening insomnia and pain experiences in patients with chronic pain conditions like back pain, fibromyalgia and arthritis, a team of researchers has found.

Parent-child bonds may affect your midlife health

Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child's physical health, but lack of good relationship with parents, or the presence of abuse, may affect health, as well as well-being during mid-life, a study has found.

Obese and lean children have different gut bacteria

Children and teenagers who are obese have different microorganisms living in their digestive tract than those who are lean, according to a new study.

Your genes may not be a barrier to weight loss

Do not blame your genes for not being able to reduce that ever-burgeoning waistline. While your genes can increase the risk of obesity, they do not hamper weight-loss, researchers have found.

Too much sit-down time could up your death risk, says study

As per the study, nearly four per cent of all deaths worldwide – or 433,000 per year – are due to the fact that people spend more than three hours a day sitting down.

15 minutes of television a day could hamper your child's creativity!

The study is potentially useful to those who produce children's television shows, early year educators, as well as parents.