Need for treatment facilities with integrative approach: Naik

Observing that standalone modern medicine may not be sufficient to cater to the demands of an ailing society, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Shripad Naik Saturday stressed the need to create treatment facilities with "integrative approach".

Now, wear your health on your sleeve

Scientists have now developed smart clothes that can monitor and transmit your biomedical information via wireless or cellular networks.

50% of American adults have chronic diseases: Study

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that half of all adults in the USA have at least one chronic condition, such as diabetes, heart disease or obesity.

Reducing just 6 risk factors may prevent 37m deaths from chronic diseases: Lancet

Reducing six risk factors - tobacco use, alcohol use, salt intake, high BP, blood sugar, and obesity - to globally-agreed levels could prevent 37 million premature deaths over 15 years, from cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory disease, cancers, and diabetes, new research has revealed.

Paleo diet more about combating chronic diseases than weight-loss regime

Paleo diet, which is a weight-loss regime embraced by Hollywood royalty, was originally designed to help combat the chronic diseases faced by the modern world, according to its founder.

Self-rated physical fitness in midlife may reveal individuals` risk of dementia

A new collaborative study from Finland has found that a simple question about self-rated physical fitness in midlife may reveal individuals who are at an increased risk of developing dementia.

Resistance training highly effective in preventing and treating chronic diseases

Resistance training - the term for strength work using weights, elastic bands, or the body`s own weight - has been found to be highly effective in preventing and treating chronic diseases.

Walking, bicycling to work can motivate colleagues to follow suit

Regardless of a chronic disease or disability, any regular physical activity can improve health and quality of life.

Sitting time influences risk of chronic diseases

Sitting for long periods can raise your risk of chronic diseases, a new study has warned.

Can plant-based diets remedy chronic diseases?

Bioactive compounds in plant foods control genetic and other biological factors that lead to chronic diseases, an American study says, reinforcing the idea that people who consume vegetarian diets rarely fall victim to such ailments.

It`s never too late to walk for life

Experts have found a daily stroll could save one`s life by protecting against a host of chronic diseases.

New treatment could halt arthritis spread

Researchers have developed a potential new approach to treat chronic diseases such as arthritis, which involves the inflammation of one or more bone joints.

Poor diet ups health risks for the elderly

Millions of older people in Britain are at risk of chronic health conditions like osteoporosis, heart disease and stroke because of a bad diet.

$1.20 a person could curb chronic diseases: WHO

Chronic diseases - such as heart attacks, cancers and diabetes - account for more than 63% of all deaths worldwide.

Ancestry cures disease!

Scientists have shown that genetic variation in a small region of chromosome 11 determine rates of PUFA metabolism.

Ancestry cures disease!

Scientists have shown that genetic variation in a small region of chromosome 11 determine rates of PUFA metabolism.

Turn veggie, prevent chronic diseases

Vegetarian diets are associated with health advantages, including lower risk of heart disease etc.

Turn veggie, prevent chronic diseases

Vegetarian diets are associated with health advantages, including lower risk of heart disease etc.

Nutrition ‘may have a role in development of asthma’

Asthma affects as many as 300 million people and is one of the world`s most common chronic diseases.

Nutrition ‘may have a role in development of asthma’

Asthma affects as many as 300 million people and is one of the world`s most common chronic diseases.