Health

1.5-cm-long steel spring gets stuck in 7-year-old's lungs in Mumbai

1.5-cm-long steel spring gets stuck in 7-year-old's lungs in Mumbai

A seven-year-old kid in Bhivandi near Mumbai is in a serious condition after he swallowed a spring in a toy gun. The child while playing with his toy gun put the spring in his mouth which he mistakenly swallowed. The spring got stuck in his lungs through his windpipe. 

Apr 27, 2018, 07:50 AM IST
Bipasha Basu to provide 'informed platform' about health

Bipasha Basu to provide 'informed platform' about health

But the former model isn't a fan of people with "skinny" figure.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
Fitness post on social media may impact others too

Fitness post on social media may impact others too

When people post photos of their fitness pursuits on social media they may be influencing, for better or worse, the health of their pals too, a new study suggests.

Feb 26, 2018, 00:07 AM IST
I'm a huge proponent of health, fitness: Vivek Oberoi

I'm a huge proponent of health, fitness: Vivek Oberoi

Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi, who has been roped in as brand ambassador of food and beverages franchise management company IchakDana, says he is a huge promoter of health and fitness.

Nov 07, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
Over 100 crore spent for maintenance of medical devices: J P Nadda

Over 100 crore spent for maintenance of medical devices: J P Nadda

According to Nadda, there were 756,000 equipment in 29,115 government medical institutions in India. However, 4,560 medical devices are not working.

Sep 20, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Veteran actor Tom Alter diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma – Know what it is

Veteran actor Tom Alter diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma – Know what it is

Tom has been admitted to Mumbai's Saifee hospital and is currently under treatment.

Sep 11, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Being a house husband may be bad for your health

Being a house husband may be bad for your health

The findings showed that being a kept man may be dangerous for the health and can increase the risk of suffering heart problems, chronic lung disease and stomach ulcers.
 

Sep 05, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Too much of good cholesterol bad for your health: Study

Too much of good cholesterol bad for your health: Study

Cholesterol is a fatty substance known as a lipid and is vital for the normal functioning of the body.

Aug 24, 2017, 23:17 PM IST
Can nicotine reduction help in curbing addiction?

Can nicotine reduction help in curbing addiction?

The research focuses on the relationship between behavior and health, particularly in disadvantaged populations, a group that is "overrepresented" among smokers, according to the study`s authors.

Aug 24, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
Globally 8 in 1,000 kids born with foetal alcohol syndrome

Globally 8 in 1,000 kids born with foetal alcohol syndrome

Nearly eight out of every 1,000 children worldwide are born with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), which increases their risk of developing physical, mental, behavioural and learning disabilities, according to researchers.

Aug 22, 2017, 21:27 PM IST
Strong adolescence friendship bond may boost mental health

Strong adolescence friendship bond may boost mental health

Take heart, having strong and intimate friendships during adolescence may help improve several aspects of mental health such as anxiety, social acceptance, self-worth and symptoms of depression, researchers say.

Aug 22, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
Soha Ali Khan prepares for motherhood with yoga

Soha Ali Khan prepares for motherhood with yoga

Actress Soha Ali Khan is ensuring she is in the pink of health during and even after her pregnancy.

Aug 22, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Ethiopia to host global meet on maternal, child health

Ethiopia will host an international conference on maternal and child health on August 24 and 25 under the theme "Overcoming critical obstacles to maternal and child survival".

Aug 19, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
Quit smoking to delay frailty in old age

Quit smoking to delay frailty in old age

The study, published in the journal Age & Ageing, showed that current smoking was associated with an approximately 60 per cent increased risk of developing frailty.

Aug 18, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Kerala government urged to grant period leave to its employees

Kerala government urged to grant period leave to its employees

The Kerala government would formulate a common stand on granting menstrual leave to its women employees after considering various aspects of the issue, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the state assembly on Friday.

Aug 11, 2017, 14:24 PM IST
Five warning signs that you are consuming too much sugar!

Five warning signs that you are consuming too much sugar!

Many people didn't know that not just foods like candy, cookies contain sugar, even pasta, bread and diet soda also contains a lot of it.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:20 PM IST
Donald Trump: Maduro responsible for safety of Venezuela opposition leaders

Donald Trump: Maduro responsible for safety of Venezuela opposition leaders

In a statement issued by the White House late on Tuesday, Trump said Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma were political prisoners held illegally by the Venezuelan government.

 

Aug 02, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Air pollution may cause 60,000 deaths in 2030: Study

Air pollution may cause 60,000 deaths in 2030: Study

According to the study, hotter temperatures speed up the chemical reactions that create air pollutants like ozone and fine particulate matters, which impact public health. 

Aug 02, 2017, 00:28 AM IST
US Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal, bitter blow to Donald Trump

US Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal, bitter blow to Donald Trump

US Republicans failed in their latest effort to dismantle Obamacare .

Jul 28, 2017, 11:35 AM IST
India top health sector provider to United Nations

India top health sector provider to United Nations

India was the top supplier in the health sector to the UN system last year with total sales of nearly $804 million in pharmaceuticals and medical services, according to a report by the world body.

Jun 28, 2017, 23:54 PM IST