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Amitabh Bachchan reveals 75 percent of his liver is gone

The 76-year-old, who has been associated with various health campaigns like Polio, Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis and diabetes, urged people to get tested and diagnosed.

Aug 20, 2019, 20:33 PM IST

Britney Spears lost 5 pounds due to stress

The "Gimme more" hitmaker responded to the speculations with a video message and long post which she shared on Instagram on Tuesday.

Apr 25, 2019, 18:37 PM IST

Air pollution shortens life by more than one year in India

If air pollution were removed as a risk for death, people in the world could live at least a year longer and in India, says study.

Aug 23, 2018, 17:37 PM IST

Vishal Bhardwaj postpones Irrfan-Deepika starrer over health issues

He said that Deepika's role in the upcoming film is very 'physically demanding'.

Feb 22, 2018, 13:02 PM IST

Production halts on 'Queen' biopic as director Bryan Singer faces 'Health Issues'

It was announced that 'Mr. Robot' star Rami Malek will be playing the lead role of Freddie Mercury in the movie, while Ben Hardy is playing drummer Roger Taylor. 

Dec 03, 2017, 10:19 AM IST

Eating disorders may cause severe health issues: Study

The eating behaviour of a person gets upset if the person arbitrarily cuts down the meal while counting on calories and sugary foods. 

Nov 22, 2017, 20:52 PM IST

Childhood hardships may up health issues

Research shows that facing three or more adverse experiences at a time can lead to smaller brain volumes

Nov 01, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Social media sites like Twitter can help track public health

Public health trends on social media are more nuanced than looking for spikes of "I feel sick" or "flu."

Aug 15, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

Despite being aware of grave health issues, smokers find it difficult to quit: Study

Smokers are 178 per cent more likely to suffer from mental stress than non-smokers, according to the study titled 'Choose Life'.

Aug 14, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

World Health Organisation calls for national framework to address health issues in India

As the Centre and states are at varying levels of development, there is a need to be cognisant of this reality.

Feb 19, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Rising dengue cases: PIL accuses govt of not being vigilant

The PIL was filed by an advocate in the wake of dengue deaths and cases in the national capital.

Aug 28, 2016, 11:19 AM IST

Gregg Allman cancels tour due to health issues

Legendary singer Gregg Allman has cancelled his upcoming music tour due to health issues.

Aug 08, 2016, 11:00 AM IST

'Kids who join youth gangs prone to depression'

 Kids who join youth gangs are more prone to depression and suicidal thoughts and mental health problems only get worse if they do not leave the gangs, a study has found.

Apr 14, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

Walnuts can help us stay healthy as we age

Walnuts have innumerable health benefits and now, a recent study has revealed that their daily consumption can help ward off age-related health issues.

Apr 06, 2016, 16:55 PM IST

Eat walnuts to keep age-related health issues at bay

Initially found to increase body weight, the study's preliminary results demonstrated that daily consumption of walnuts for one year by a sizable cohort of older adults had no adverse effects on their body weight.

Apr 05, 2016, 22:50 PM IST

Social media used to exchange knowledge on rare diseases

 Using social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook can be beneficial for helping people to exchange knowledge with rare medical diseases and build communities, says a new study.

Mar 22, 2016, 14:58 PM IST

Pollution scare: Today's Real-time Air Quality Index Visual Map in Delhi

Health issues have become the biggest concern among the residents of national capital as toxins in air seems to increase day by day.

Dec 23, 2015, 11:03 AM IST

Nadda thanks PM for raising health issues during Mann ki Baat

Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for raising important health issues including ending preventable maternal and child deaths and dengue, and said his ministry will rise to the challenge.

Aug 31, 2015, 00:38 AM IST

'Up to 10 percent Australian children suffering from mental health problems'

A ground-breaking Australian study has revealed as many as 10 percent of children suffer a mental health disorder during childhood, with up to one in 13 children considering suicide.

Aug 07, 2015, 12:28 PM IST

Bidi smoking is equally hazardous as cigarette smoking

Government Friday said that 'Bidi' smoking is equally hazardous as cigarette smoking even as it contains one-fourth of the tobacco found in cigarette.

Jul 24, 2015, 22:05 PM IST