Chronic illnesses

Garlic consumption may help fight cystic fibrosis, says study

A new study has found that an active sulphurous compound in garlic can help fight the robust bacteria found in chronic infections like cystic fibrosis.

Nov 28, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

Inflammation in the body: Is it good or bad?

Without inflammation, wounds and infections wound become septic and eventually the body would perish.

Jan 16, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

Chronic diseases linked to higher dementia risk

Higher the number of chronic conditions you are having, greater could be your risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia, suggests a new study.

Sep 22, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Women live longer, men healthier: Study

 A new study has suggested that though women live longer, men live healthier.

Jun 23, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Developing countries facing `medical scourge of developed nations`

Researchers have said that chronic illness, already a problem in developed world, is now also being problematic for developing countries.

Feb 21, 2014, 14:16 PM IST

Acupuncture effective for patients with chronic illnesses

Young patients with chronic illnesses find relief in acupuncture, doctors at Rush University Medical Center believe.

Feb 10, 2010, 10:44 AM IST

Acupuncture effective for patients with chronic illnesses

Young patients with chronic illnesses find relief in acupuncture, doctors at Rush University Medical Center believe.

Feb 10, 2010, 00:00 AM IST