NDTV Food, April 25, 2015 11:08 IST
The truth is that we know a lot about probiotics but at the same time, there's a lot that we don't.
PTI, April 24, 2015 17:56 IST
The humble turmeric - a familiar yellow spice common in Indian cooking - may help treat oral cancers caused by a virus, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, claim.
Reuters, April 24, 2015 16:41 IST
Late last year, Jeb Bush, who is expected to seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, was something of a pudgy doughboy with a full face and soft jawline. Today, he sports ...
NDTV Food, April 24, 2015 16:26 IST
In a major breakthrough that could lead to a cure for asthma within five years, researchers have found that a protein could be at the root of the condition.
IANS, April 24, 2015 15:32 IST
Even if you quit smoking at the age of 60, you can lower the risk of heart attack and stroke within the first five years, say German researchers. After a person quits ...
IANS, April 24, 2015 12:01 IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said his government would distribute free medicines for all diseases, including cancer, at state-run health facilities soon.
NDTV Food, April 23, 2015 18:35 IST
Drinking just two cups of coffee a day can help inhibit the growth of tumours and reduce the risk of recurrence in women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, a new ...
IANS, April 23, 2015 18:23 IST
Recent research says workers on treadmill desks perform cognitive tasks nearly as well as those at sitting desks despite the fact that they are walking in between.
PTI, April 23, 2015 14:35 IST
India is one of the countries where immunization coverage is less than 80 per cent. The WHO today asked countries like India to close the immunization gap to avert 1.5 million deaths ...
AFP, April 23, 2015 11:53 IST
An Australian blogger and author who became a hit after claiming she was winning a battle with brain cancer through wholefoods and alternative therapies admitted she was lying and never had the ...
Roisin Kiberd, guardian.co.uk, April 22, 2015 18:45 IST
Health has become fetishised on social media by fitspiration devotees posting pictures of clean food and gym-tight abs. But does the trend inspire better living - or is it promoting a new ...
Lexie Williamson, guardian.co.uk, April 22, 2015 18:34 IST
Yoga can help runners with both strength and flexibility in crucial areas. But which of the many types of yoga are best to keep your body in perfect shape for the road?
Dean Burnett, guardian.co.uk, April 22, 2015 16:01 IST
It's a useful tool, but an army of therapists and counsellors would be needed for mindfulness to have the reach and effectiveness of drug-based interventions. Don't throw away the antidepressants just yet.
Aaron E. Carroll, The New York Times, April 22, 2015 15:46 IST
Some general rules I live by. They're the ones I share with patients, with friends and with family. But I acknowledge up front that they may apply only to healthy people without ...
Reuters, April 22, 2015 13:24 IST
A boom in "nutraceuticals" - food and drinks with potential health benefits - is paving the way for a rush of deals, as food and drug companies compete to dominate a market ...
IANS, April 22, 2015 11:34 IST
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call at the UN for an International Day of Yoga reverberated in the European Parliament, the world's largest legislative body, with internationally known guru Sri Sri Ravi ...
PTI, April 21, 2015 15:55 IST
Stating that all medicines are essential, a Parliamentary panel has recommended expanding the scope of price control to cover all medicines available in the country.
NDTV Food, April 21, 2015 12:12 IST
A new therapy containing broccoli sprout extract has been found to protect not only mice against oral cancer but proved tolerable in a small group of healthy human volunteers.
Plavaneeta Borah, April 21, 2015 11:26 IST
Since calcium isn't produced by the body, what we eat solely contributes to the body's requirement and sometimes, that is not enough.
IANS, April 21, 2015 11:02 IST
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all universities to observe June 21 as International Yoga Day, an official statement said.