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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.


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 Encephalities epidemic intensifies in Odisha, death toll escalates to 61

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.

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.


Indian researcher's smart textiles to sense illness

Kunal Mankodiya, Director of the university's Wearable Biosensing Laboratory is researching how to transform gloves, socks, clothing and even shoes into high-tech items that will make people healthier -- and improve their lives.

Brain dead man

26-year-old brain dead man's kin donate his kidneys; gift life to two

Manoj, who is from Patiala met with an accident this week on Zirakpur-Patiala highway and was admitted to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in a serious condition


Hypertension woes? Here are some tips on how to beat the condition

Adequate sleep of at least 6-8 hours is required if you want to keep the symptoms of this ailment at bay.

Iodine Deficiency

Iodine deficiency: Top five signs you need to know!

 Iodine deficiency is very common in our country


Know these amazing health benefits of mulberry!

Who doesn't like to eat this tiny and juicy fruit? 

Bird flu

Delhi bird flu scare: 'Virus less infective, no threat to humans'

The Delhi government on Friday ruled out any threat to human beings due to the bird flu or avian influenza as the strain of the virus is "less infective", even as six ducks were found dead in the national capital.

Chronic diseases

Uncertainty in top level may elevate risk of chronic diseases

According to the study, the findings apply to those uncertain at the top of the social hierarchy as also to those uncertain of their status in lower ranking, though the latter may have opportunities for upward mobility and this may be associated with better health. 


TB tricks body's immune system to make people infectious

Tuberculosis (TB) tricks the immune system into attacking the bodys lung tissue, which makes the person highly infectious through coughing and the bacteria then spreads by aerosol droplets to other individuals, a new study says.

West Bengal boy

Sixteen-year-old West Bengal boy found with female sexual organs

The boy, who is otherwise a male, had a uterus, ovaries, a rudimentary vagina and fallopian tubes.


BLK Hospital to organise awareness walk on cancer

The BLK Super Specialty Hospital here will organise Delhi's biggest cancer awareness walk on October 23, the hospital authorities said on Thursday.

Congenital Hypothyroidism

Congenital Hypothyroidism scan vital to avoid mental damage in new borns

With an aim to diagnose Congenital Hypothyroidism (CH) early among new borns and avert physical and mental retardation, health experts on Thursday urged the government to make compulsory the screening for CH among all new borns.


Ice water mix helps body to cope up exertion in hot weather

Temperature of water consumed may be as important as the amount when trying to manage thermoregulation, indicated new report.

Weight loss

Want to lose weight? Include bananas in your diet!

Have you ever thought that banana can actually help you lose weight? 

Lemon water

Top seven health benefits of drinking lemon water!

 Lemon water is considered good for our body as it helps in restoring our health and rejuvenating the entire physical system. 


Strengthen your bones with these yoga poses!

Do you know that simple yoga stretches can keep your bones healthy?

Heart disease

Whole grain diet may lower risk of heart disease: Study

 A new study found that whole grain diet helps to reduce the risk of developing heart disease in overweight and obese adults who are under the age of 50.


Thickening of neck artery is evident in young patients with early psychosis

Several studies have shown the strong relationship between these disorders and later risk of developing cardiovascular disease, with high rates of mortality. 


Bollywood's 'Mr Perfectionist' Aamir Khan takes the leap to advocate against malnutrition in Bhutan

Aamir took out time from his busy schedule and also witnessed how the organisation works across the country to address the prevailing issue.


Cheese can enhance taste of wine

The study used a new sensory evaluation method and found consuming cheese while drinking wine impacted the description and preference of different wines.

Weight loss

Pear – The quintessential weight loss food!

Pears are an excellent source of fiber and a good source of vitamin C. One medium pear provides about 24 percent of daily fiber needs for only 100 calories.


World Osteoporosis Day: Things that can weaken your bones!

As women reach menopause their vulnerabilities to osteoporosis go up due to the sudden decrease in levels of oestrogen - a female hormone that protects bones - during this time.