Health
Individual’s sexual orientation associated with eating disorders, says study

Individual’s sexual orientation associated with eating disorders, says study

While the idea in itself might sound bizarre but an individual’s sexuality is associated with eating disorders. Students who identify themselves as...

Malaria linked to 30% higher risk of heart failure

Malaria linked to 30% higher risk of heart failure

Paris: Malaria infection is linked to 30 per cent higher risk of heart failure, new research has warned. The mosquito-borne infection...

Ebola deaths in east DR Congo outbreak top 2,000

Ebola deaths in east DR Congo outbreak top 2,000

The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday,...

Fitness
Eating too many fruits and vegetables may not be healthy

Eating too many fruits and vegetables may not be healthy

Though eating fruits and vegetables is considered healthy, but a study suggested that it is possible to overeat healthy foods....

Trial suggests alternate-day fasting may be more effective than general caloric restriction

Trial suggests alternate-day fasting may be more effective than general caloric restriction

A new trial investigating the health and weight loss effects of alternate-day fasting (ADF) in healthy adults has found the...

Researchers Say Exposure to Sun Ups Skin Cancer Risk in Athletes

Researchers Say Exposure to Sun Ups Skin Cancer Risk in Athletes

Exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays, which most often comes from the sun, can cause skin cancer in athletes, according...

Air pollution leads to irregular menstrual cycle: Study

Air pollution leads to irregular menstrual cycle: Study

The air your teenage daughter breathes may be causing irregular menstrual cycles, say researchers as negative health effects from air pollution exposure include...

Medicine
Breast cancer drugs may put some cells into ‘sleeper mode’

Breast cancer drugs may put some cells into ‘sleeper mode’

Breast cancer drugs may force some cancer cells into ‘sleeper mode’, allowing them to potentially come back to life years...

Foreigners Visiting India Can Now Get Treatment Without Medical Visa: Centre

Foreigners Visiting India Can Now Get Treatment Without Medical Visa: Centre

The Union Home Ministry on Friday announced that foreigners visiting India can avail treatment, except organ transplant, anywhere in the...

Filter-based kits developed for TB diagnosis, drug-resistance testing

Filter-based kits developed for TB diagnosis, drug-resistance testing

To address the TB diagnostic challenges, a multi-institutional team has developed three cost-effective kits that improve the sensitivity of smear...

Nutrition
Consumption Of Nuts Twice A Week May Reduce Risk Of Heart Attack: Study

Consumption Of Nuts Twice A Week May Reduce Risk Of Heart Attack: Study

A diet packed with micro and macro nutrients could help you go a long way in achieving a healthy mind...

Artificial sweeteners can make you eat more: Study

Artificial sweeteners can make you eat more: Study

Researchers have revealed, for the first time, how artificial sweeteners can stimulate appetite. Billions of people worldwide consume artificial sweeteners...

PM Modi Urges People To Support Nutrition Campaign

PM Modi Urges People To Support Nutrition Campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to support the government’s holistic nutrition campaign which started on Sunday. Describing the ”poshan...

Plant-Based Diet May Not Be That Great For Your Brain, Says This Study

Plant-Based Diet May Not Be That Great For Your Brain, Says This Study

Plant-based diet may be associated with the risk of worsening an already low intake of an essential nutrient involved in...