Low carb diet can cause digestive problems: Experts

Low carb diets may be used as a weight loss tool by some people, but dieticians and nutritionists warn that the tactic may be contributing to a reduction in fibre intake and thus, helping in setting up health problems instead.


Smartphone soon to track sleep disorders
Smartphone soon to track sleep disorders

Researchers are working on a smartphone-based technology which can help track sleep disorders, like sleep apnea, much easier than visiting a doctor.

'India has more specialists than general practitioners'

Indians need general physicians to address a majority of their health problems but the country has more specialists than basic MBBS doctors, experts feel.

Jonathan Trott denies Mitchell Johnson caused Ashes exit
Jonathan Trott denies Mitchell Johnson caused Ashes exit

England batsman Jonathan Trott insisted Saturday that Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson was not responsible for his early exit from England`s Ashes tour as he criticised Michael Vaughan`s reaction to his health problems.

India has highest number of suicides in the world: WHO

India accounted for the highest estimated number of suicides in the world in 2012, according to a WHO report published Thursday which found that one person commits suicide every 40 seconds globally.

Olive oil supplements can protect you against health problems due to air pollution

Researchers have suggested that taking olive oil supplements may counteract some of the adverse cardiovascular effects of exposure to air pollution.

Overweight kids do face social marginalisation

Besides health problems, overweight kids also face social marginalisation as they are more likely to be rejected as friends by peers who are of normal weight, a study indicates.

Three reasons why stress is bad for you!

Every human being experiences stress, which is a normal part of life. But, long-term exposure to stress can lead to serious health problems.

Self-esteem boost prevents health problems in elderly

Researchers have shown that boosting self-esteem can help buffer potential health threats typically associated with the transition into older adulthood.

Three out of four working women in India have health problems: Study

A recent survey by Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) has found that three out of four working women in the country suffer from health disorders.

Soederling not yet ready for retirement

Swedish tennis star Robin Soederling became director of the Stockholm Open on Wednesday but ruled out retirement despite a two-and-a-half-year absence from the game.

Eating too much fish detrimental to health

Omega-3 fatty acids, which are normally found in fish, if taken in excess could have unintended health consequences in certain situations, a new study has suggested.

Republicans making `Obamacare` their next target

`Obamacare` escaped unharmed from the government shutdown Republicans hoped would stop it, but just as quickly they have opened a new line of attack on President Barack Obama`s signature legislative achievement, one handed to them by the administration itself.

Vodka with Red Bull `deadly cocktail` for health disaster

A new study suggests that mixing alcohol with energy drinks such as Red Bull could be even worse for your heart and nervous system than it was previously thought.

Newlyweds satisfied with marriage likelier to gain weight

Young newlyweds who are satisfied with their marriage gain weight in the early years after they exchange vows, putting them at increased risk for various health problems, a new study has found.

Electronics in kids’ bedroom linked to poor sleep and obesity

Children with one or more electronic devices in the bedroom—TVs, computers, video games and cellphones— are far more likely to be overweight or obese, a new research has warned.

How to cope with stress

Stress when left unmanaged can lead to health problems.

Babies born early likely to suffer health problems

Babies born even a few weeks early have a slightly higher risk of health problems as infants.

Red meat lovers have more kidney cancer

People who eat lots of red meat may have a higher risk of some types of kidney cancer.

Intake of sleeping pills can be fatal

Lack of sleep is linked to a host of health problems.