Chronic disease

Early menstruation linked to increased menopause symptoms: Study

School of Public Health researchers analysed data from more than 18,000 middle-aged women across the UK, USA, and Australia, as part of the Life-course Approach to reproductive health and Chronic disease Events (InterLACE) international collaboration.

Jul 23, 2020, 17:17 PM IST

Ulcerative colitis: Try these simple natural remedies to treat the disease

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic disease that causes inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract.

Mar 23, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Internet, smartphones help people adopt healthy lifestyle

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Sep 02, 2016, 00:24 AM IST

Inhalation therapy, a key to win big against asthma

When we think of Asthma, we picture a sneezing or a wheezing individual who seems to be perpetually ill. But is this the case every time? Often we try to run away from the harsh reality of the disease and ignore it, making the situation worst.

Apr 28, 2016, 09:27 AM IST

Many Hepatitis C patients unaware of liver damage: Study

The number of Hepatitis C patients suffering from advanced liver damage may be grossly underestimated and under-diagnosed.

Aug 21, 2015, 13:42 PM IST

'Calling for counseling' helps urban adult diabetics manage blood sugar

Calling for Diabetes! It is being said that periodic telephone counselling can be a highly effective, low-cost tool for lowering blood-sugar levels in minority, urban adults with uncontrolled diabetes.

Jul 30, 2015, 12:03 PM IST

'Human breast milk' craze ill advised by scientists

Human breast milk has emerged as a fad amongst certain fitness communities, fetishists and chronic disease sufferers, however, scientists have advised against it.

Jun 18, 2015, 18:21 PM IST

Artificial pancreas can treat diabetes efficiently

Compared to conventional diabetes treatment, an external artificial pancreas can improve glucose control and treatment of Type-1 diabetes, shows a study.

Nov 27, 2014, 15:39 PM IST

Cancer is curable: Demystifying many cancer myths

Some believe cancer is incurable, quite a few think it is contagious and many others feel it can be caused by hair-dyes and anti-perspirants - myths like these expose our little knowledge about the much-feared disease which, if addressed timely, can be cured, doctors say.

Feb 03, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

Increase physical activity to lower chronic disease risk

A team of researchers have claimed that people decreasing their sitting time and increasing their physical activity have a lower risk of chronic disease.

Jan 16, 2014, 11:49 AM IST

New breakthroughs could help make multiple sclerosis history

Researchers are gaining a new level of understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS), which could lead to new treatments and approaches to controlling the chronic disease.

Nov 11, 2013, 16:45 PM IST

`Super broccoli` can help fight chronic disease

Scientists have discovered that eating broccoli, packed with a health-boosting compound called `glucoraphanin`, helps maintain cellular processes that can cause deadly conditions like obesity and some cancers.

Jul 31, 2013, 12:02 PM IST

Five cups of coffee per day can be lethal

Drinking five cups of coffee a day - even when decaffeinated - has been linked to obesity and chronic disease, a new study has found.

May 26, 2013, 10:05 AM IST

‘World Asthma Day’ being observed with a message

World Asthma Day is being observed across the country today and the theme for this year is "You can control your asthma."

May 07, 2013, 17:27 PM IST

Level of alcohol consumption `optimal` for health revealed

Scientists have concluded that the intake of about one-half of a typical drink per day would result in the healthiest outcomes.

Jun 07, 2012, 19:15 PM IST

Pistachios may help you stay slim and fit

People who regularly consume nuts, like pistachios, may have lower body weight and reduced risk factors for certain chronic diseases, say researchers.

Mar 07, 2012, 16:28 PM IST

Most over 65-year of age in developing nations die from stroke

Stroke is one of the main causes of death among people over the age of 65 in developing countries like India and China, according to new research.

Feb 29, 2012, 19:53 PM IST

Certain foods can stave off chronic diseases

Certain foods could give you extra protection against chronic diseases.

Feb 21, 2012, 09:16 AM IST

Key to cure bloodstream malaria infections identified

Researchers have discovered how malaria manipulates the immune system to allow the parasite to persist in the bloodstream.

Dec 13, 2011, 15:32 PM IST

Ten facts about diabetes

The World Health Organization estimates that over 346 million people across the globe have diabetes.

Nov 13, 2011, 08:56 AM IST