Illness

Cholera outbreak in Yemen: How deadly is the disease, prevention tips

Cholera outbreak in Yemen: How deadly is the disease, prevention tips

Cholera is an acute diarrheal illness caused by consuming contaminated food or water. 

Jul 28, 2017, 13:24 PM IST
Sick building syndrome: Fungal toxins in your house can make you ill

Sick building syndrome: Fungal toxins in your house can make you ill

Accoding to a group of researchers, there are three types of fungus that can grow on ordinary household wallpaper and spread into the air, leading to serious health consequences.

Jun 26, 2017, 13:49 PM IST
Researchers identify genes linked to bipolar disorder

Researchers identify genes linked to bipolar disorder

Researchers have identified several genes that can put children of bipolar disorder patients at increased risk of developing the disease.

May 10, 2017, 00:01 AM IST
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.  

Jan 13, 2017, 23:04 PM IST

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.

Nov 27, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

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.

Oct 22, 2016, 15:35 PM IST

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.

Oct 19, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

Know why avocado is good for health!

Zee Media Bureau

Sep 04, 2016, 00:07 AM IST
Taylor Swift visits sick children

Taylor Swift visits sick children

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

Jul 13, 2016, 10:14 AM IST

Former child actor Teddy Rooney dies at 66

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

Jul 06, 2016, 14:02 PM IST
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.

Jul 04, 2016, 16:12 PM IST

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.

Apr 22, 2016, 05:48 AM IST

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).

Mar 26, 2016, 16:19 PM IST
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.

Jan 08, 2016, 22:24 PM IST
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.

Jan 07, 2016, 21:15 PM IST

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.

Nov 17, 2015, 12:56 PM IST

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.

Aug 07, 2015, 14:11 PM IST
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.

Jul 30, 2015, 20:22 PM IST

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.

Jul 04, 2015, 00:29 AM IST
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.

Jun 05, 2015, 19:48 PM IST