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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

Contaminated polio vaccine given to children in Maharashtra, Telangana, UP

The vials were manufactured by a Ghaziabad-based pharmaceutical company. 

Oct 02, 2018, 00:32 AM IST

World's first pregnant man willing to bear fourth child

In an unusual incident, a man has carried three children and is willing to bear a fourth child, according to a report by UK's Daily Mail on Monday.

Aug 21, 2018, 22:47 PM IST

Imbalance in pH levels may cause Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease that affects 50 million people worldwide has no cure or no drugs.

Aug 04, 2018, 10:40 AM IST

Daily exercise may cut heart attack risk even in polluted areas: Study

Moderate cycling for four or more hours per week cut risk for recurrent heart attack by 31 per cent.

Jul 21, 2018, 17:47 PM IST

Sleep problems may indicate multiple sclerosis risk

For the study, team examined health records of 14,000 people with multiple sclerosis and compared them to the health records of 67,000 people without the disease.

Jul 18, 2018, 17:50 PM IST

Simple blood test can tell if you're sticking to diet: Scientists

Clinical trials of diets and their health impacts are often plagued by participants' poor adherence to assigned diets.

Jun 20, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Dust pollution triggers breathing issues in healthy people, worsens plight of asthma patients in Delhi

Dust storms, pollution and soaring temperatures have caused difficulties for people, with many complaining of sore eyes and skin irritation as well.

Jun 17, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

Vitamin D may cut breast cancer risk

Risk of cancer appeared to decline with greater levels of serum vitamin D.

Jun 17, 2018, 12:40 PM IST