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Risk of viral infections higher in the mornings, says study!

The study conducted by a team of scientists including one of Indian-origin, has revealed that the human body is at a higher risk of catching infections in the morning.

Govt to bear healthcare expenses of BPL families

Govt to bear healthcare expenses of BPL families

Noting that costly healthcare facilities were wiping away the finances of the poor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that government will bear healthcare expenses of up to Rs 1 lakh annually of BPL families. 

Healthcare co Himalaya conducts screening tests for poor kids

In an attempt to create awareness on neonatal hearing, Himalaya Drug Company on Friday conducted screening tests for 100 underprivileged children.

WHO, World Bank report urges healthcare reforms in China

 Though China has achieved a number of milestones in healthcare advancement over the past three decades, further reforms are urgently needed, said a new report by WHO, the World Bank and the Chinese government, released in Beijing on Friday.

India is the worst place for retirement; worst in healthcare system too

India is the worst place for retirement; worst in healthcare system too

The Natixis Global Asset Management's fourth annual Global Retirement Index (GRI) released on Tuesday has ranked India last (43) out of 43 countries.

EU proposes more common asylum rules to limit refugees' movement

The European Commission proposed to harmonise further EU asylum rules.

'Telemedicine market may touch Rs 200 crore-mark by 2020'

'Telemedicine market may touch Rs 200 crore-mark by 2020'

The country's telemedicine sector is expected to double to USD 32 million (about Rs 210 crore) by 2020, industry body Assocham has said.

World Environment Day, 2016: How animal extinction influences our health!

We all are aware how animal extinction alters the environment, but, what many are seemingly clueless about is, how this affects human health.

President concerned over country's poor healthcare

Expressing concern over poor healthcare, mainly in the country's rural areas of the country, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday favoured its expansion to ensure equitable and quality services.

Preemies may be at osteoporosis risk in adulthood: Study

During the last few weeks of pregnancy, the mother's body transfers calcium to the growing foetus to boost its bone development. 

Your depressed better-half can make you sad too!

These signs of frailty and depression are mostly found in older couples around the age of 65 years and older.  

Good health is the name of the game for Virat Kohli – Check out his fitness mantra!

The pride of Indian cricket has definitely given the game a 'Kohli makeover' and continues to slay his fans with his moves on the field.  

Check it out: This is how Anant Ambani lost 108 kg weight in 18 months!

Bollywood celebrities and fitness experts can't help but shower the 21-year old with praise and appreciation on achieving this feat.

World Parkinson's Disease Day: Familiarise yourself with the condition

With World Parkinson's Disease Day today, it becomes essential to learn about this disease that is on the rise around the globe and has turned into a progressive and incurable illness.

Watch: All you need to know about hand reflexology!

Simple and more ancient practices somehow seem more reliable than harsh, complex and expensive drugs.

Watch: Switch your regular salt with Pink Himalayan Salt for better health!

There is one type of salt that has suddenly become a rage across the world for its purifying qualities and health benefits. 

Jaggery tea: Drink up the hot cup of healthy wonder!

Instead of sugar, simply add jaggery to your hot cuppa and let it do its work.  

HealthCare Global Rs 650 crore IPO oversubscribed

The IPO of cancer-care network operator HealthCare Global Enterprises was oversubscribed 1.24 times till afternoon on the last day of the offer today.

Watch: This is why you should drink warm water every morning!

Water is an essential part of our daily lives and however hard we may try, we always seem to fall short of the adequate amount to keep us hydrated.

How much sleep do you need?

Studies show that the lacuna between getting just enough sleep and getting too little sleep may impact your mood, your health, your weight and even your sex life.