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World Hepatitis Day: Study suggests hepatitis C infection most common in North India

The study revealed all four types of viral hepatitis are more common in young age groups of 16-30 and 31-45 years.

28 Jul 2017

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Government releases guidelines to improve newborn health

Sick and newborn are highly vulnerable and require careful nurturing in order to survive the neonatal period.

28 Jul 2017

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Want to keep diabetes at bay? Drink alcohol: Study

Alcohol consumption over three four days a week gives the lowest risk of diabetes.

28 Jul 2017

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Rural households at lower risk of inflammatory bowel disease

Particularly for young children and adolescents, who live in rural areas are at decreased risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease.

28 Jul 2017

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Family of brain dead man donates multiple organs to save four lives

The surgery went on for four hours and the patient is recovering well with a normal ejection fraction of achieved since the transplant.

28 Jul 2017

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Breast cancer treatment successfully stops tumour growth

More than 4,600 women will participate in the new global trial of Palbociclib.

28 Jul 2017

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Chennai ranks second largest protein deficient in the country with 84 per cent

Indian Dietetic Association had revealed that Indian diet has 50 per cent inadequate protein pattern.

28 Jul 2017

Those with HBV are 1.59 times more likely to experience infertility than individuals who are not infected.

World Hepatitis Day: Hepatitis can be a cause of infertility in males
 

Hepatitis B virus’ S protein is known to lower sperm motility and reduce the fertilization rate of sperms by more than half.

28 Jul 2017

Healing harbour after tiring trail

Nestled near the sacred Govardhan Parvat in Mathura, is a tree-shaped resort-cum-spa for tired devotees to relax after their 21-km-long Parikrama

27 Jul 2017

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Now, alternative pain relief for knee replacement patients

The potential risks of morphine-type pain relief are well known and should be avoided where possible.

27 Jul 2017

The experiments are a milestone in journey towards the birth of the first genetically modified humans.

First genetically modified human embryos created in US
 

The scientists have used gene-editing tools on human embryos to correct defective DNA that cause inherited diseases.

27 Jul 2017

Talking to oneself helps the stressed person be self-assured in times of crisis.

Talking to yourself may help combat stress: study
 

Talking in third person actually helps control emotions to a great extent.

27 Jul 2017

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New DNA sunscreen provides better skin protection

Capable of slowing water evaporation and keeping the tissue hydrated for extended periods of time.

27 Jul 2017

Damage to retina cells most often than not leads to vision loss in humans unlike other animals.
Retina cells successfully regenerated in mice paves way to tackle vision loss in humans

The experiment gives insight into the treatment of retina cells like interneurons which are otherwise irreparable in humans. 

27 Jul 2017

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Significant decline in sperm count questions lifestyle choices 

Sperm count may sensitively reflect the impact of the modern environment on male health.

27 Jul 2017

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Stay healthy with different types of diet food

Experts have listed some of the healthy diet snacks and food that could be consumed on different days of the week. 

27 Jul 2017

The keywords in the searches can help doctors and researchers identify the spread of type-2 diabetes in the region to stop it early.  (Reuters)
Google searches will effectively help track spread of diabetes 

The keywords will help public health officials keep a track of the disease and halt its spread. 

27 Jul 2017

The surgery gives hope of reduced disability to patients affected by a stroke.
Stroke patients have hope in neuroendovascular surgery 

The surgery allows the doctors six hours after the person has suffered a stroke to treat the patient. 

27 Jul 2017

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How eating spinach, avocados in 30's can help to counter cognitive aging

Lutein is a nutrient that the body cannot make on its own, so it must be acquired through diet.

27 Jul 2017

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Now, cross-train your way to better learning

The enhanced learning was skill-specific and did not translate to general intelligence.

27 Jul 2017

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Putting off weight-loss surgery till you're heavier is a bad idea

The findings could help surgical teams counsel prospective patients about realistic expectations and the best timing for surgery.

27 Jul 2017