Cancer is curable: Demystifying many cancer myths

Some believe cancer is incurable, quite a few think it is contagious and many others feel it can be caused by hair-dyes and anti-perspirants - myths like these expose our little knowledge about the much-feared disease which, if addressed timely, can be cured, doctors say.

Increase physical activity to lower chronic disease risk

A team of researchers have claimed that people decreasing their sitting time and increasing their physical activity have a lower risk of chronic disease.

New breakthroughs could help make multiple sclerosis history

Researchers are gaining a new level of understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS), which could lead to new treatments and approaches to controlling the chronic disease.

`Super broccoli` can help fight chronic disease

Scientists have discovered that eating broccoli, packed with a health-boosting compound called `glucoraphanin`, helps maintain cellular processes that can cause deadly conditions like obesity and some cancers.

Five cups of coffee per day can be lethal

Drinking five cups of coffee a day - even when decaffeinated - has been linked to obesity and chronic disease, a new study has found.

‘World Asthma Day’ being observed with a message

World Asthma Day is being observed across the country today and the theme for this year is "You can control your asthma."

Level of alcohol consumption `optimal` for health revealed

Scientists have concluded that the intake of about one-half of a typical drink per day would result in the healthiest outcomes.

Pistachios may help you stay slim and fit

People who regularly consume nuts, like pistachios, may have lower body weight and reduced risk factors for certain chronic diseases, say researchers.

Most over 65-year of age in developing nations die from stroke

Stroke is one of the main causes of death among people over the age of 65 in developing countries like India and China, according to new research.

Certain foods can stave off chronic diseases

Certain foods could give you extra protection against chronic diseases.

Key to cure bloodstream malaria infections identified

Researchers have discovered how malaria manipulates the immune system to allow the parasite to persist in the bloodstream.

Ten facts about diabetes

The World Health Organization estimates that over 346 million people across the globe have diabetes.

Diabetes: A lifestyle disease

Certain genetic and lifestyle factors contribute to an increase in blood sugar levels.

Exercise best medicine for chronic disease

Fitness is the best medicine to prevent and manage chronic disease, a leading cause of deaths worldwide.

Extra nurturing mums may help keep doc away

Mothers who provide extra nurturing give their kids lifelong protection against chronic disease.

Green tea improves quality of life

Drinking green tea may promote bone health as well as reduce the risk of inflammation.

Green tea improves quality of life

Drinking green tea may promote bone health as well as reduce the risk of inflammation.

WHO warns of enormous burden of chronic disease

Cancer, heart disease and diabetes cause more deaths than other diseases combined, WHO said.

WHO warns of enormous burden of chronic disease

Cancer, heart disease and diabetes cause more deaths than other diseases combined, WHO said.

Americans sicker but English die quicker

Americans suffer more chronic disease than their English counterparts, but English die earlier.