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68 per cent of under 5 child deaths attributed to Malnutrition: Report

First comprehensive report on nutrition highlights malnutrition to be the leading risk factor for disease burden in India, the worrying trends and the urgent need to address the gaps in all malnutrition indicators. Watch to know more.

Oct 07, 2019, 13:00 PM IST

DNA: Sitting for hours can have adverse impact on health; Watch analysis

DNA: Sitting for hours can have adverse impact on health; Watch analysis

Oct 04, 2019, 23:24 PM IST

Take a pledge to look after your heart

According to the World Heart Federation, heart disease is known to be a silent killer which takes the lives of 17.5 million people each year accounting for 31% of global deaths. 

Oct 03, 2019, 11:28 AM IST

AI-assisted health risk assessment, preventive care now a reality in India

The Apollo hospitals have launched Apollo ProHealth, a special personalized health risk assessment program that is touted to be conceptualized from the experience of over 20 million health checks that were done by the hospital.

Sep 17, 2019, 21:07 PM IST

19 Ki 19 Kahaniya: Watch PM Modi's fitness pitch through Fit India movement

19 Ki 19 Kahaniya: Watch PM Modi's fitness pitch through Fit India movement

Aug 29, 2019, 19:46 PM IST

Device for stroke victims launched

The product is aimed towards neuro-rehabilitation of stroke victims and motor rehabilitation of victims with upper limb motor deficit due to conditions such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, fracture or frozen.

Aug 09, 2019, 15:49 PM IST

Eat more plant-based foods for better heart health

Study shows eating a larger proportion of plant-based foods and a smaller proportion of animal-based foods may help reduce your risk of having a heart attack, stroke or other type of cardiovascular disease.

Aug 07, 2019, 17:31 PM IST

WHO calls for increased global action against tobacco

Although tobacco use has declined in most countries and regions, population growth means the total number of people using tobacco has remained stubbornly high.

Jul 29, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared 'health emergency'

Latest UN figures showed that some 650 people have died in the current outbreak, while about 12 new cases are reported every day.

Jul 18, 2019, 17:47 PM IST

Deshhit: 5 things to know about 2019 Budget

Here are the 5 things to know about 2019 Budget. To know more watch the video

Jun 26, 2019, 22:14 PM IST

Indian Pharma industry aspiring to grow to $120-130 billion by 2030: IPA

The report, titled 'Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: The Way Forward - Vision 2030', is based on a research collaboration with McKinsey & Co and inputs from the IPA members and industry leaders, IPA said in a statement.

Jun 20, 2019, 13:13 PM IST

Special arrangements for 5th International Yoga Day in Ranchi, Jharkhand

- Preparations are in full swing in Ranchi to host the International Yoga Day 2019. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform yoga with thousands of yoga enthusiast at Prabhat Tara Ground as part of the celebration on 21st June. Watch to know more about the special arrangements made for IYD 2019.

Jun 19, 2019, 19:26 PM IST

Friend circle more predictive of your health than Fitbit

For the study, participants wore Fitbit to capture health behaviour data such as steps, sleep, heart rate and activity level and completed surveys and self-assessments about their feelings of stress, happiness and positivity.

Jun 19, 2019, 12:07 PM IST

More than 2 eggs per day deadly for your heart: Study

Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the study tracked the diets, health and lifestyle habits of nearly 30,000 adults in the US for as long as 31 years.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:43 AM IST

Even 25 cups of coffee a day not bad for heart: Study

For the study, involving 8,000 people in Britain, coffee consumption was categorised into three groups. Those who drink less than one cup a day, those who drink between one and three cups and those who drink more than three.

Jun 04, 2019, 11:47 AM IST

AI detects new class of mutations behind autism

Published in the journal Nature Genetics, the researchers analysed the genomes of 1,790 families in which one child has autism spectrum disorder but other members do not.

May 28, 2019, 13:27 PM IST

Short-term opioids usage increases subjective pleasure: Study

As part of a recent study, a team of researchers examined the effects of remifentanil, an opioid, and naloxone, an opioid agonist, on emotional responses evoked by pleasant and unpleasant film clips.

May 27, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

App to boost physical activity in women shows promise

The study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, shows that the mobile app created for women did help when combined with an activity tracker and personal counselling. 

May 25, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

How toys are doing more harm than good to our children

Toys are among a child's first possessions. But do you know that the chemicals used in the manufacturing of these toys can adversely affect your child’s health? According to a new study, these contaminated toys can prove dangerous to children with serious health implications.

Dec 22, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

Health, fitness top priority for me, my family: Kareena Kapoor Khan

Kareena said: "To tackle indoor air pollution, I have my house aired out regularly".

Oct 30, 2018, 12:06 PM IST