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Children fall heir to obesity from parents, says research

Obesity

Children fall heir to obesity from parents, says research

This research is very much relevant to Indian population as around 30 million people in the country are obese, medical experts say.

Doctors strategise four-year plan to help world's heaviest woman trim down

Surgery

Doctors strategise four-year plan to help world's heaviest woman trim down

As per reports, she has underwent a battery of tests already and over the next month, doctors will work on reducing water-retension issues using medicines and protein-rich diet.

There may be an end to mystery behind Einstein's theory soon!

Albert Einstein

There may be an end to mystery behind Einstein's theory soon!

Researchers have long sought to determine how the universe's accelerated expansion is being driven.

Want to get big muscles? Start consuming legumes, nuts and kale!

Healthy eating

Want to get big muscles? Start consuming legumes, nuts and kale!

The results suggested that swapping meat and eggs for lentils, nuts, cereals, beans and soya could add years to someone`s life and substantially reduced death rates.

Whopping Rs 83 lakh spent on transporting world's heaviest woman from her home to Mumbai hospital

Surgery

Whopping Rs 83 lakh spent on transporting world's heaviest woman from her home to Mumbai hospital

The cost of moving her from her into a cargo plane, loading her onto a truck at Mumbai airport, and then taking a crane's help to bring her into a specialised room has come to Rs, 83 lakh, as per reports.

Hormone Replacement Therapy effective for early menopause symptoms

Menopause

Hormone Replacement Therapy effective for early menopause symptoms

According to doctors, POI patients can suffer from loss of libido, infertility, poor concentration and night sweating.

People with brain injuries likely to develop attention problems

Brain

People with brain injuries likely to develop attention problems

The research further says that people with severe injuries are five times more likely to develop attention problems while people with mild injuries are two times more likely to develop.

Period cramps? Try these simple ways to get relief from it!

period cramps

Period cramps? Try these simple ways to get relief from it!

Do you often suffer from the severe period cramps? Well, everyone deal with this agonizing pain every month. 

Want to get rid of acne? Stop these habits!

Wellness

Want to get rid of acne? Stop these habits!

Are you washing your face with proper cleansers?

This is how world's heaviest people fared post weight loss surgery

Surgery

This is how world's heaviest people fared post weight loss surgery

New Delhi: A 36-year old Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed, who is considered to be the heaviest woman in the world with 500 kg weight arrived with her sister Shaima Ahmed in Mumbai on Saturday.

A brain injury is two times more likely to develop attention problems

Brain

A brain injury is two times more likely to develop attention problems

People with mild to moderate brain injuries are two times more likely to have developed attention problems and those with severe injuries are five times more likely to develop secondary Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in an average of seven years after injury, reveals a study.

Prebiotics can help you cope with stress

Stress

Prebiotics can help you cope with stress

Eat prebiotics fibers that may help protect the beneficial bacteria in your gut and restore healthy sleep patterns after a stressful event, researchers suggest.

Aggression and autism have this thing in common – Know what!

Autism

Aggression and autism have this thing in common – Know what!

The smaller the brain stem, the greater the likelihood of aggression in children, with autism.

New four-in-one pill found to treat hypertension

Hypertension

New four-in-one pill found to treat hypertension

Every patient on the pilot trial conducted by The George Institute for Global Health in Australia saw their blood levels drop to normal levels in just four weeks.

Do you know the bacteria in your gut may accelerate Alzheimer's? - Read

Alzheimer's

Do you know the bacteria in your gut may accelerate Alzheimer's? - Read

The researchers found that mice suffering from Alzheimer`s have a different composition of intestinal bacteria compared to mice that are healthy.

Teens using e-cigs are more likely to smoke cigarettes

Smoking

Teens using e-cigs are more likely to smoke cigarettes

According to researchers, vaping is a "one-way bridge" to cigarette smoking for teenagers in the study published in journal Tobacco Control.

Young Brazilians more susceptible to cancer: Study

Cancer

Young Brazilians more susceptible to cancer: Study

Among Brazilians aged 1-14, cancer was the leading cause of death by disease as well.

World's heaviest woman weighing 500 kilograms lands in Mumbai for bariatric surgery

Surgery

World's heaviest woman weighing 500 kilograms lands in Mumbai for bariatric surgery

36-year-old Eman, who is scheduled to undergo a bariatric surgery and subsequent treatment in Mumbai arrived with sister Shaimaa Ahmed.

Health a socio-cultural issue in India, difficult to address it: Expert

Health

Health a socio-cultural issue in India, difficult to address it: Expert

People have different levels of acceptance for medication because of their socio-cultural assumptions and prejudices.

Swine flu death toll on the rise in Telangana

Swine flu

Swine flu death toll on the rise in Telangana

One person succumbed to swine flu and other complications yesterday, according to a government bulletin on swine flu.

This is why mosquitoes are attracted towards people with malaria – Read

Malaria

This is why mosquitoes are attracted towards people with malaria – Read

The researchers believe that the findings, published in the journal Science, can lead to new ways to fight malaria without using poisonous chemicals.

Here comes an easy way to battle asthma, allergies

Asthma

Here comes an easy way to battle asthma, allergies

Once ingested, the omega 3 fatty acids convert to special pro-resolving mediators that halt inflammation without suppressing the immune system

Here's a way out to prevent PTSD symptoms

Stress

Here's a way out to prevent PTSD symptoms

For the research, the mice were given a small dose of intravenous ketamine or a placebo either one month, one week, or one hour before they were subjected to a series of small shocks.

This recreational drug may accelerate ageing of heart – Read

Heart

This recreational drug may accelerate ageing of heart – Read

Long term use of amphetamine sends the sympathetic nervous system and production of the `fight or flight` hormone adrenaline into overdrive, the study said.  

World's heaviest woman weighing 500 kilograms to arrive in Mumbai for bariatric surgery

Surgery

World's heaviest woman weighing 500 kilograms to arrive in Mumbai for bariatric surgery

500-kg Egyptian Eman Ahmed, who bears the tag of the world's heaviest woman will land in Mumbai on Saturday for a bariatric surgery.

Led by wealthy urban women, caesarean sections rise in India

caesarean birth

Led by wealthy urban women, caesarean sections rise in India

A caesarean section may be necessary when vaginal delivery poses a risk to the mother or baby. 

Common side effects of deworming: Symptoms, what to do

Deworming

Common side effects of deworming: Symptoms, what to do

Deworming treatment can have some mild side effects such as - dizziness, nausea, headache, and vomiting. 

Deworming: How often should you deworm your child? Tips to prevent worm infections

Deworming

Deworming: How often should you deworm your child? Tips to prevent worm infections

Worm infections, unfortunately, can happen even after best hygiene measures and precautions, particularly, in children. 

National Deworming Day: 34 crore children to be administered deworming tablets today

Deworming

National Deworming Day: 34 crore children to be administered deworming tablets today

On National Deworming Day, February 10, the Health Ministry for the first time will also cover private schools and has asked state governments to rope them in, while it has set up 210 monitoring centres across the country to tackle adverse reactions of the tablet like stomach ache and vomiting.

Poor performance in Mathematics may cause anxiety, boredom in students

Anxiety

Poor performance in Mathematics may cause anxiety, boredom in students

The study was published in the journal Child Development. As part of the study, the team chose to study 3,425 students from grades five to nine belonging to different socio-economic backgrounds.

Eat these foods to keep your uterus healthy!

Uterus

Eat these foods to keep your uterus healthy!

Uterus is a major hormone-responsive reproductive sex organ in a woman's body.