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Don't underestimate your smartwatch – It can warn you before you fall ill!

Don't underestimate your smartwatch – It can warn you before you fall ill!

The study collected a myriad of measurements from participants for up to two years to detect deviations from their normal baseline for measurements such as heart rate and skin temperature.  

Illness, heart attacks killing more BSF men than border ops

More BSF personnel have died of heart attack and other illnesses than in action on the borders and anti-Naxal operations in the past two years, according to official data.

Indian researcher's smart textiles to sense illness

Kunal Mankodiya, Director of the university's Wearable Biosensing Laboratory is researching how to transform gloves, socks, clothing and even shoes into high-tech items that will make people healthier -- and improve their lives.

Look out for physical root of depression!

 A new research by the University of Warwick, UK, and Fudan University, China has taken the understanding of the physical root of depression a step forward.

Know why avocado is good for health!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Avocado or alligator pear is a large berry containing a single seed. It also contain fiber, protein and several beneficial phytochemicals such as beta-sitosterol, glutathione and lutein, which may protect against various disease and illness.

Taylor Swift visits sick children

Taylor Swift visits sick children

Singer Taylor Swift visited young patients at a children's hospital in Australia.

Former child actor Teddy Rooney dies at 66

Actor Teddy Rooney, son of Hollywood star Mickey Rooney, has died. He was 66.

About 1,000 people fall ill after meal at Bohra community function

About 1,000 people fall ill after meal at Bohra community function

About 1,000 people were taken ill after a communal meal at a gathering of the Bohra community here, a Bohra leader said on Monday.

Countries on verge of beating malaria face new threat, study says

Nations on the verge of eliminating malaria risk falling short of their goal, just as it lies within reach, due to funding being shifted elsewhere, researchers said on Thursday.

Blood test to predict your risk of developing TB

 An international team of researchers has identified biological markers in the blood that can help doctors predict who is at high risk of developing active tuberculosis (TB).

Roger Federer fights illness,  Grigor Dimitrov to make  Brisbane International semis

Roger Federer fights illness, Grigor Dimitrov to make Brisbane International semis

In the semi-final, the Swiss maestro will play Dominic Thiem.

Leander Paes out of Chennai Open, thanks to ill partner

Leander Paes out of Chennai Open, thanks to ill partner

The second-seeded Indo-Spanish pair was set to play Austin Krajicek and Benoit Paire in the quarterfinals.

Three-five cups of coffee daily lowers early death risk

Three to five cups of coffee a day may lower the risk of dying prematurely from some illnesses than those who do not drink or drink less coffee, new research suggests.

Shun the health myths this monsoon

The monsoon brings respite from the sweltering heat but also triggers a lot of health-related issues, most of which are plain myths that have persisted over time.

2016 Rio Olympic athletes risk serious illness from polluted water: Report

2016 Rio Olympic athletes risk serious illness from polluted water: Report

Athletes risk serious illness from dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria in sewage-contaminated waters at the swimming and boating venues being prepared for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Associated Press reported on Thursday.

Poor sleep may make you more impulsive

Sleep deprivation may put you at increased risk for succumbing to impulsive desires, inattentiveness and questionable decision-making, says a study.

Serena Williams skips practice ahead of French open final

Serena Williams skips practice ahead of French open final

Serena Williams is skipping practice on the eve of the French Open final as the world number one battles with illness, organisers said on Friday.

Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty hospitalised

Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty hospitalised

The 'Disco Dancer' star, Mithun Chakraborty was taken to a hospital in Kandivali on May 17, 2015, reports suggest.

Diagnosing illness online can have adverse effects on your health

A new study has revealed that search engines provide irrelevant information that usually lead to incorrect self-diagnosis and treatment, and apparently people delay visiting doctor that worsens the condition.

Your household pets can make you sick

If you a animal companion in your home, be careful, as a new study shows that household pets can transmit infection to people, and make them sick.