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  • Whole Foods Declines on Hepatitis Investigation in Detroit

    Craig Giammona, Bloomberg, October 21, 2016 17:34 IST

    Whole Foods Market Inc. shares declined as much as 2.5 percent after the Detroit Health Department said its investigating two cases of hepatitis A that may be connected to one of the ...
  • Teenage Weight Tied to Odds of Diabetes-Related Death

    Thomson Reuters, October 21, 2016 17:04 IST

    The increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and eventually dying from the disease, begins early in life and at weights in the -normal- range, a new study suggests.
  • Kids Need Just Two Doses of Cancer Vaccine

    Agence France-Presse, October 21, 2016 16:33 IST

    Kids aged 11-12 should get only two doses of a vaccine to prevent cancers caused by human papillomavirus, instead of the previously recommended three shots, US health authorities said Thursday.
  • Malta Tops EU Obesity Rankings, Romania Thinnest

    Agence France-Presse, October 21, 2016 16:17 IST

    Malta has the highest proportion of obese adults in Europe, according to EU figures released Thursday, while Romania is the least obese.
  • Raising a Vegan Baby: There's a Right Way And a Wrong Way

    Associate Press, October 21, 2016 13:08 IST

    There's a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. Those who get it wrong, parents say, give the responsible ones a bad name.
  • World Iodine Deficiency Day: Understanding the Importance of Iodine

    Dr. Rupali Datta, Chief Clinical Nutritionist, SmartCooky, October 21, 2016 12:24 IST

    Iodine supplementation should only be done under medical supervision. Eating a healthy and varied diet is adequate to meet your iodine needs.
  • Men Can Also Get Osteoporosis

    Indo-Asian News Service, October 20, 2016 18:11 IST

    Long thought to be a "women's disease", osteoporosis can affect men too because apart from the hormonal changes around menopause, factors such as low testosterone levels, sedentary lifestyle choices, excessive consumption of ...
  • Cutting Calories May Dial Back Metabolic Syndrome In Older Adults

    Thomson Reuters, October 20, 2016 18:00 IST

    For overweight and obese older men and women, adding calorie restriction to a resistance training schedule improves at least some metabolic markers, according to a new study.
  • Smoking, Alcohol Associated With Most Cancers in U.S

    Indo-Asian News Service, October 20, 2016 17:42 IST

    Preventable risk factors like smoking and alcohol are closely associated with 11 of the 15 cancers in the US, finds a study.
  • Aamir Khan Travels to Bhutan to Advocate Against Malnutrition

    Indo-Asian News Service, October 20, 2016 16:32 IST

    Actor Aamir Khan, who is a Unicef Regional Goodwill Ambassador, took time out from his schedule to meet children affected by malnutrition here and to witness how the organisation is working to ...
  • Girls Can Cut Poverty in Developing Economies: UN

    Agence France-Presse, October 20, 2016 16:08 IST

    Developing economies stand to win an extra $21 billion (19 billion euros) if they improve girls' health and sex education, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said Thursday.
  • Report: More Than Half of Mentally Ill U.S. Adults Get No Treatment

    The Washington Post, October 20, 2016 14:59 IST

    Mental Health America ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia on 15 different measures, including adults with any mental illness, youth with at least one major depressive episode in the ...
  • World Osteoporosis Day 2016: Foods That Can Lead to Bone Loss

    NDTV Food, October 20, 2016 14:53 IST

    For World Osteoporosis Day 2016, we've listed foods that can lead to bone loss as well as what you should eat. After all, nutrition and osteoporosis are closely linked.
  • There's a Breast Microbiome, and It's Different in Women with Breast Cancer

    The Washington Post, October 20, 2016 14:50 IST

    Now it looks like the microbiomes in other parts of our bodies may also play an important role in disease. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic have identified significant differences in the breast ...
  • The Ultimate Guide to Gym Memberships: 7 Ways You Can Save Money

    NDTV Food | Inputs From Bodypower, October 20, 2016 11:37 IST

    For the ones with absolutely no history in fitness and a lack of that initial burst of motivation, hitting gym can come in handy.
  • How to Get Rid of a Double Chin: 5 Easy Exercises

    NDTV Food, October 19, 2016 12:13 IST

    You may have not known but there are some simple exercises that you can do at home to combat a double chin.
  • Massive US Health Tab For Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals

    Agence France-Presse, October 18, 2016 17:59 IST

    Exposure to tiny doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals is responsible for at least $340 billion (310 billion euros) in health-related costs each year in the United States, according to a report published Tuesday.
  • I Have Experienced Depression, Says Hrithik Roshan

    Press Trust Of India, October 18, 2016 17:37 IST

    Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan says he has gone through a lot of ups and downs in his personal life and been through depression, but it is something which should not be stigmatised.
  • Sensor To Detect Vitamin B12 Deficiency In a Jiffy

    Indo-Asian News Service, October 18, 2016 16:31 IST

    Researchers from University of Adelaide have developed a world's first optical sensor that can detect vitamin B12 in diluted human blood - a novel step towards developing a low-cost and portable deficiency ...
  • For Osteoporosis, Early Treatment Is Crucial

    The Washington Post, October 18, 2016 16:04 IST

    Osteoporosis develops when the body loses too much bone or makes too little of it, or both. When this happens, bones weaken and are susceptible to breaking from a fall, or even ...