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Contaminated polio vaccine given to children in Maharashtra, Telangana, UP

Contaminated polio vaccine given to children in Maharashtra, Telangana, UP

The vials were manufactured by a Ghaziabad-based pharmaceutical company. 

Oct 02, 2018, 00:32 AM IST
World's first pregnant man willing to bear fourth child

World's first pregnant man willing to bear fourth child

In an unusual incident, a man has carried three children and is willing to bear a fourth child, according to a report by UK's Daily Mail on Monday.

Aug 21, 2018, 22:47 PM IST
Imbalance in pH levels may cause Alzheimer's disease

Imbalance in pH levels may cause Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease that affects 50 million people worldwide has no cure or no drugs.

Aug 04, 2018, 10:40 AM IST
Daily exercise may cut heart attack risk even in polluted areas: Study

Daily exercise may cut heart attack risk even in polluted areas: Study

Moderate cycling for four or more hours per week cut risk for recurrent heart attack by 31 per cent.

Jul 21, 2018, 17:47 PM IST
Sleep problems may indicate multiple sclerosis risk

Sleep problems may indicate multiple sclerosis risk

For the study, team examined health records of 14,000 people with multiple sclerosis and compared them to the health records of 67,000 people without the disease.

Jul 18, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
Simple blood test can tell if you're sticking to diet: Scientists

Simple blood test can tell if you're sticking to diet: Scientists

Clinical trials of diets and their health impacts are often plagued by participants' poor adherence to assigned diets.

Jun 20, 2018, 12:02 PM IST
Dust pollution triggers breathing issues in healthy people, worsens plight of asthma patients in Delhi

Dust pollution triggers breathing issues in healthy people, worsens plight of asthma patients in Delhi

Dust storms, pollution and soaring temperatures have caused difficulties for people, with many complaining of sore eyes and skin irritation as well.

Jun 17, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
Vitamin D may cut breast cancer risk

Vitamin D may cut breast cancer risk

Risk of cancer appeared to decline with greater levels of serum vitamin D.

Jun 17, 2018, 12:40 PM IST
Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

A study suggests that smoking and diabetes can increase the risk of calcium deposits in a part of brain ultimately increasing the risk of memory loss.

Jun 13, 2018, 20:28 PM IST
Turns out, adapting lifestyle habits can quickly lower blood pressure: Study

Turns out, adapting lifestyle habits can quickly lower blood pressure: Study

The reduction in blood pressure accomplished by the programme was equivalent to what can be achieved using three half-dose of standard medications for blood pressure. 

Jun 12, 2018, 10:29 AM IST
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

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