Good bacteria may help prevent pneumonia

The presence of a harmless bacterium found in the nose and on the skin may negatively impact the growth of a pathogen that commonly causes middle ear infections in children and pneumonia in children and older adults, says a new study.

Researchers claim liquid salts deliver drugs through skin with reduced toxicity

Did you know that formulating drugs as liquid salts might provide a safe and efficient strategy for topical delivery of drugs that causes skin toxicity.

Drugs delivered as liquid salt through skin reduces toxicity

Formulating drugs as liquid salts may provide a safe and efficient strategy for topical delivery of drugs that cause skin toxicity, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

Winter special: Here is how you can take care of your skin

Winter season means dry skin, cracked heels and chapped lips. 

'Harmful use of steroid lotions widespread in India'

Misuse of steroid lotions can lead to resistance of infections that can make these difficult to diagnose and treat.

Promising new melanoma drug in the offing

The new compound, named SBI-756, targets a specific molecular machine known as the translation initiation complex.

Skin cancer risk? Beer to the rescue

A new study has revealed that vitamin B3 derivative can cut risk of new skin cancers.

Scientists create artificial 'skin' that could feel sensation

Scientists create artificial 'skin' that could feel sensation

This is the first time a flexible, skin-like material has been able to detect pressure and also transmit a signal to a component of the nervous system.

Sensitive skin? Organic is the way to go!

If you're in search of something that can help you get rid of that pesky pimple that emerged out of nowhere, you've come to the right place!

'Healthier' sunscreen that does not penetrate skin developed

Researchers have used nanoparticles to develop a sunscreen that does not penetrate the skin, eliminating serious health concerns associated with commercial sunblocks.

Drink bitter gourd juice for good health!

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Lesser known benefits of lettuce!

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New Delhi: Who doesn't want to eat the leafy green vegetable, lettuce? Be it in your crunchy green salads, sandwiches or burger, these leafy vegetables are the most sought after greens.

Now you see it, now you don't: Invisibility cloak nears reality

A cloak of invisibility may be common in science fiction but it is not so easy in the real world. New research suggests such a device may be moving closer to reality.

Know the wonders of yogurt!

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Skin microbiome may fight common STDs

 Some bacteria residing in our skin may help fight infections caused by chancroid, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) common in the developing world that has been linked to enhanced HIV transmission, suggests new research.

Good health, external beauty are two sides of same coin: Shahnaz Husain

Good health, external beauty are two sides of same coin: Shahnaz Husain

Renowned beautician Shahnaz Husain has said that diet and nutrition play a crucial role in both health and beauty, adding that good health and external beauty are two sides of the same coin.

Health benefits of drinking red wine!

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New Delhi: Often we tend to think that red wine being an alcoholic drink, it is harmful for health but in contrast, it has many benefits which is good for health. Red wine is a type of wine made from dark-coloured grape.

Know why onion is good for health!

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New Delhi: Onions bring tears to ours eyes when we cut it. But this vegetable is very nutritious and good for health and can relieve a number of diseases. So, one should always include onion in their diet for healthy lifestyle.

Why moles sometimes develop into melanoma

Scientists have identified the role of a protein in the development of typically harmless moles on our skin into the dangerous melanoma skin cancer.

All India Badtameez - Stand up against wrong

Watch All India Badtameez's social experiments and short films.