31 Jan 2015
Chennai: Ten labourers drowned to death in sludge on Saturday when an effluent treatment tank burst in Tamil Nadu's Ranipet town, officials said.
30 Jan 2015
New York: Have diabetes? Get ready to pop a probiotic pill each morning to help control your sugar levels. According to a promising study, a team from Cornell University engineered a strain of lactobacillus - a human probiotic common in the gut to secrete a Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1).
30 Jan 2015
London: More than two drinks a day in middle-age may raise your stroke risk more than traditional factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, warns a study.
24 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Many common kitchen spices provide impressive health benefits and 'Turmeric' is one of them. Commonly referred to as “Queen of Spices”, Turmeric has the characteristics of sharp taste and pepper-like aroma. Turmeric contains variegated qualities like it can be used as an antifungal, anticarcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant and antiviral herb. Researchers have found that it contains many healthy nutrients and proteins like Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, niacin and zinc.
19 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Home Minister and senior NCP leader R R Patil is undergoing treatment for cancer at Lilavati Hospital and is responding well to chemotherapy, hospital authorities said on Monday.
12 Jan 2015
New York: African-American women who work for night shifts are significantly more likely to develop diabetes than those who have never worked at night, shows data from a large ongoing study led by an Indian-origin scientist.
28 Nov 2014
Toronto: Compared to conventional diabetes treatment, an external artificial pancreas can improve glucose control and treatment of Type-1 diabetes, shows a study.
15 Jan 2015
Washington: Using smartphone apps with daily text messages or videos may encourage you to think about dieting and eating well, helping you lose more weight, a new study has found.
08 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday stayed till February 25 the closure of a south Delhi bio-medical waste treatment plant, which is allegedly adversely effecting the health of residents of a nearby colony.
08 Jan 2015
Guruvayur (Kerala): Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who has been undergoing treatment at an ayurvedic resort near the temple town of Guruvayur in Kerala, continues to keep the media away over the Delhi police registering a murder case in connection with the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.