'Bigg Boss 8': Gautam wins immunity, Praneet becomes captain!
'Bigg Boss 8': Gautam wins immunity, Praneet becomes captain!

The 'baap' of all reality shows on television—Bigg Boss, has entered almost the final phase of this season. The show has so far seen a a lot of ups and downs, with inmates fighting it out to win either captaincy or immunity in the tasks.

Health benefits of Jackfruit

Jackfruit, one of the tropical fruits available is both delicious to eat and even has a sweet taste.

Antibiotics resistance could kill 10mn a year by 2050

A British government-commissioned review has found that resistance to antibiotics could account for 10 million deaths a year and hit global gross domestic product by 2.0 to 3.5 percent by 2050.

Flu vaccines boost immunity against many strains

Researchers have found that seasonal flu vaccines protect individuals not only against the strains of flu they contain but also against many additional types.

6 absolute reasons why you should soak up the sun

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“O, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.”

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Nanobodies to help out in boosting immunity

Targetting difficult-to-reach areas affected by disease could become a lot easier as researchers have developed a new system to make nanobodies, the efficient tiny cousins of antibodies, the defensive proteins deployed by the immune system, more accessible.

Legal immunity for Modi challenged, group announces reward for serving summons

Challenging US officials' contention that Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoyed immunity from lawsuits in US courts, a US-based group announced a $10,000 reward for successfully serving a US court's summons on him.

Humans lose immune response to grief with age

A new research has revealed that elderly people have reduced immune response to bereavement.

Experimental vaccine provides 'long-term' immunity against Ebola in monkeys

 A new study has revealed that experimental vaccines have shown to provide "long-term" immunity against Ebola virus in monkeys , the raising a prospect of successful human trials.

Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity: Study

New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world`s most remote and conflict-torn regions: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who`ve already swallowed drops of an oral polio vaccine greatly boosted their immunity.

Taking antibiotics at early age could strengthen immunity

A new study has claimed that consumption of antibiotics in early life can increase human body`s long-term defense against specific diseases.

Immune response to injury may damage brain: Study

Can our immune system trigger memory impairment and cognitive dysfunction leading to chronic neurological diseases? Researchers at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio believe so.

Extra dose of inactivated polio vaccine boosts immunity in kids

An extra dose of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) helps to boost immunity in children less than 5 years to the poliovirus and should be added to vaccination programmes in polio-endemic countries and those facing a high risk of imported cases, according to a new research.

Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity: DoJ tells US court

Former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity in an alleged human rights violation case filed against him in a US court even though he is no longer the head of the State, the US Department of Justice has said.

Immune dysfunction may result in chronic pain syndrome

There is good news for people suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a serious condition affecting a limb after an - often small - accident or operation.

Scientists discover immunity boosting molecule

A team of researchers has discovered how a protein molecule in cells of the immunity system promotes the production of nitric oxide, that helps defend the body from microbial attack.

US Sikh group opposes immunity to Manmohan Singh

US based rights group "Sikhs for Justice" has challenged US government`s suggestion to a Washington court to grant immunity to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case.

US Sikh group opposes immunity to Manmohan Singh

US based rights group "Sikhs for Justice" has challenged US government`s suggestion to a Washington court to grant immunity to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case.

3 reasons why sun is good for you

A little sunshine can boost your mood and help prevent serious illnesses.

Exercise stimulates diverse gut bacteria

A new study has revealed that increased variation in gut bacteria is related with a positive metabolic profile and immune system response.