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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...