, December 24, 2016 18:41 IST Press Trust Of India
A centuries-old herbal Chinese medicine, used to effectively treat malaria, may help fight tuberculosis and slow the evolution of drug resistance, scientists have found.
, December 24, 2016 17:53 IST Indo-Asian News Service
In a study that could lead to a new therapeutic approach to preventing premature birth, researchers have discovered the critical function of a type of mother's immune cells -- B lymphocytes -- ...
, December 24, 2016 17:44 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Due to the constant jaw clenching and fluctuations in the atmospheric pressure underwater, divers may experience symptoms that range from tooth, jaw and gum pain to loosened crowns and broken dental fillings, ...
, December 23, 2016 17:33 IST Agence France-Presse
China's smoggiest city closed schools Wednesday as much of the country suffered its sixth day under an oppressive haze, sparking public anger about the slow response to the threat to children's health.
, December 23, 2016 17:24 IST Agence France-Presse
A World Health Organisation (WHO) survey released Tuesday showed that most Africans had at least one risk factor for developing one of these diseases, such as smoking, a lack of exercise, poor ...
, December 23, 2016 14:09 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Stopping physical exercise during the winter season increases the storage of cholesterol in the body, medical experts here said on Thursday.
, December 21, 2016 18:13 IST Thomson Reuters
Northern China was shrouded in almost record pollution for a fifth day on Wednesday, disrupting flights, traffic and shipping, and closing factories and schools, with some residents complaining emergency anti-smog measures were ...
, December 17, 2016 16:11 IST The Washington Post
If you suddenly find your thinking is cloudy and your memory unreliable, if you're overcome by dizziness and your balance is out of whack, don't chalk it up to normal aging.
, December 16, 2016 16:40 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Is your child spending more than five hours on digital devices such as tablets and smartphones? A new study warns that he or she may be 43 per cent more likely to ...
, December 16, 2016 14:15 IST Press Trust Of India
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), nearly 20 to 40% of the adult population and 10 to 20% of children in India are affected by obesity.
, December 16, 2016 13:31 IST Agence France-Presse
Nearly three-quarters of Mexican adults are overweight or obese and their numbers have slightly increased in the past four years despite government programs to fight the epidemic, a government survey showed Thursday.
, December 15, 2016 14:55 IST The Washington Post
Winter running takes much more thought and preparation than summer running, but should be tried for amazing experience.
, December 15, 2016 13:26 IST Press Trust Of India
Eating food low in carbohydrates is safe for up to six months and can also help reduce more weight than following a low-fat diet, claims a new study.
, December 14, 2016 16:52 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Regular practise of Kundalini Yoga can potentially help improve the health and psychological well being of children as well as the workforce in residential care homes, a study has found.
, December 14, 2016 16:43 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Claimed to boost physical activity levels and promote public health, augmented reality game Pokemon Go's health benefits are just moderate as well as short-lived, researchers say.
We've put together five exciting exercises that will help you stay in shape and also let you and your bestie have loads of fun.
, December 08, 2016 14:45 IST NDTV Food
Here are five easy stretching exercises which you must incorporate in your fitness routine to improve your flexibility and get that fit body of your dreams.
, December 06, 2016 13:48 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Instead of helping you slim down, repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as short famines and urges the person to store more fat for future ...
Cardio and weight training, both work in tandem to drop kilos and get toned.
, December 02, 2016 13:52 IST Thomson Reuters
Malnutrition - which includes hunger and obesity - is on the rise and may affect half the world's population by 2035 unless governments take urgent action to reverse its spread, U.N. agencies ...