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Google secretly gathering health data of Americans: Report

San Francisco, Nov 12 | Google is reportedly gathering health information of millions of US citizens -- without informing them or their doctors --...

Interactive AI-powered app for diabetes launched in India

New Delhi, Nov 11 | The eddii virtual health buddy app, launched on Monday in India in the run up to the World Diabetes...

Nutritional deficiency: Big downside of weight loss surgery

New Delhi, Nov 10 | Bariatric surgery can be a life-changer for severely obese teenagers, but the recipients may develop nutritional deficiencies years after...

Why spinal cord injury linked to higher rates of stroke?

Toronto, Nov 8 | Researchers have found that fatigue and sleep may need more attention in order to prevent issues like stroke after spinal...

Plants better than tech for reducing air pollution: Study

New York, Nov 8 | Plants and trees may be better and cheaper options than technology to mitigate air pollution, says a new study...

30% working folks suffer mental risks: Survey

New Delhi, Nov 8 | Thirty per cent working professionals suffer some form of mental, emotional risks and as much as 28 per cent...

Poor relationship with family bad for your health: Study

New York, Nov 8 | Having a strained relationship with parents, siblings or child may be more harmful to people's health than enduring rocky...

Air pollution affects children’s brain development: Unicef

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Nov 8 | Unicef Executive Director Henrietta Fore has warned that air pollution toxicity can affect children's brain development...

Over 2mn pounds of chicken products recalled in US

Washington, Nov 8 | More than 2 million pounds of chicken products were recalled in eight US states over contamination fears.Approximately 2,071,397 pounds of...

New HIV strain discovered after nearly 2 decades

New York, Nov 8 | A team of scientists at pharmaceutical major Abbott has identified a new subtype of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV),...

Odisha CM announces Rs 1000 cr for SCB Medical College

Bhubaneswar, Nov 6 | Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced a Rs 1000 crore plan for the development of SCB Medical College...

Lucknow railway station gets ‘Health ATM’

Lucknow, Nov 6 | The Indian Railways has installed two 'Health ATMs' at the Charbagh railway station in Lucknow.The kiosks, promoted by YOLO Health...

Education key to reducing underage vaping: Experts

Tel Aviv, Israel, Nov 6 | Given the increase in adolescents' use of tobacco products, especially electronic cigarettes, experts have called for education "based...

Delhi Cong leaders court arrest over rising pollution

New Delhi, Nov 3 | Amid rising pollution and deteriorating air quality, the fight between the Congress and the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)...

Low blood oxygen ups kids’ risk of early death manifold

Sydney, Nov 3 | Low blood oxygen is more common in sick children than previously thought, and increases their risk of premature death by...

Pollution woes: TERI suggests work from home

New Delhi, Nov 3 | The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has advised caution and avoidance of non-essential travel to lower exposure to pollution,...

Air quality remains grim in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, Nov 3 | As stubble burning in the fields continued, a blanket of smog engulfed Punjab and Haryana with the PM 2.5 level...

Pray to Lord Indra to check pollution: UP Minister

Lucknow, Nov 3 | A Uttar Prasdesh minister has suggested a unique solution to the health emergency caused by pollution. The minister believes that...

China okays sale of first home-grown Alzheimer’s drug

Beijing, Nov 3 | China has approved the first home-grown drug for the treatment of "mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) and improving cognitive...

10-20% dip in stubble burning cases this year: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, Nov 3 | Action has been initiated against 2,923 farmers in 20,729 cases of stubble burning till November 1, which marks a 10-20...

As pollution chokes NCR, govt looks to high-level meetings

New Delhi, Nov 3 | A series of high-level meetings is slated in the next few days in the Environment Ministry and the Central...

#DelhiAirEmergency gets people to talk about solutions

New Delhi, Nov 3 | From wearing masks and staying indoors to working from home, suggestions to deal with the deadly air pollution in...

Javadekar slams Kejriwal for politicising pollution

New Delhi, Nov 2 | Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for "politicising" the air pollution of the national...

Delhi smog reaches eastern Rajasthan

Jaipur, Nov 2 | Jaipur on Saturday was trapped under rising smog which came from Delhi with the change of wind direction.The dense cover...

12 cities in north India reeling under severe AQI

New Delhi, Oct 31 | North India is reeling under a wave of severe air pollution accompanied with smog as at...

61 dengue cases reported from Lucknow in 4 days

Lucknow, Oct 31 | As many as 61 patients of dengue have been reported from Lucknow in the past four days.According to a report...

India’s life expectancy rises; diabetes, hypertension rate high: Nat’l Health Profile...

New Delhi, Oct 30 | Life expectancy in India has increased from 49.7 years in 1970-75 to 68.7 years in 2012-16, as per the...

People with autism risk more likely to report self harm

London, Oct 30 | People with a higher genetic likelihood of autism are more likely to report higher childhood maltreatment, self-harm and suicidal thoughts,...

Alleged use of HIV-contaminated surgery equipment in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 30 | A doctor in Odisha has been accused of performing dental surgery on 12 patients without necessary sterilisation immediately after operating...

Gas Chamber Delhi: Air turns ‘hazardous’

New Delhi, Oct 30 | The air in the national capital turned hazardous as Delhi's air quality index (AQI) sharply deteriorated on Wednesday...

Drinking coffee improves sports performance: Study

London, Oct 30 | Researchers have found that drinking coffee is associated with improving sports performance in both men and women.For the study, published...

Delhi AQI at 206, much better than Tuesday, data shows

New Delhi, Oct 30 | There has been a sharp improvement in Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday morning even as smog covered...

Can paracetamol safely curb major depressive symptoms?

By Bharat UpadhyayNew Delhi, Oct 29 | Although researchers abroad claim that anti-inflammatory agents such as aspirin or paracetamol can safely and effectively curb...

Facebook launches healthcare tool for checkup reminders

San Francisco, Oct 29 | Making a foray into the personal digital healthcare domain, Facebook has unveiled a "Preventive Health" tool that connects people...

Thousands of patients suffer as doctors strike work in TN

Chennai, Oct 26 | For the second day in succession, thousands of patients in government hospitals in Tamil Nadu continue to suffer as around...

People with serious mental disorders die prematurely: Study

London, Oct 26 | As compared to the general population, average life expectancy is respectively 10 and seven years shorter for men and women...

Flavours attract youth to use e-cigarettes: Study

New York, Oct 25 | Researchers have found that non-menthol flavours attract youth and adults to use e-cigarettes and contributes to multiple pathways linked...

Young moms more likely to have kids with ADHD: Study

Canberra, Oct 25 | Young mothers have a greater chance of having a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), warn researchers from the...

Drones can deliver medicines faster during rush hours

New York, Oct 25 | Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, have the potential to save lives by delivering medicines faster than ambulances in crowded...

Open-heart surgery facility at Rajiv Gandhi Hospital

New Delhi, Oct 24 | Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday inaugurated facility for open-heart surgery at the Rajiv Gandhi Super-Specialty Hospital in...

Mother’s exposure to some chemicals linked to lower IQ in kids

New York, Oct 24 | Exposure during the first trimester of pregnancy to certain chemicals found in plastic food and drink containers and other...

Biocon net plunges 39% in Q2 to Rs 216 crore

Bengaluru, Oct 23 | Biotech major Biocon on Wednesday reported a Rs 216 crore consolidated net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal...

Death of new-borns: Assam rushes doctors’ team to JMCH

Guwahati, Oct 23 | After the death of 20 new-borns was reported in the past one week at the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital...

Facebook use may not make kids depressed: Study

New York, Oct 23 | The amount of time spent on social media is not directly adding to the anxiety or depression issues in...

Resistance to common antibiotic rising among Indian patients

By Bharat UpadhyayNew Delhi, Oct 21 | Resistance to commonly-used antibiotic clarithromycin is rising among Indian patients and that too at quite a fast...

Delhi govt, Centre spar over healthcare schemes

New Delhi, Oct 19 | In the run-up to the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, incumbent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party...

President meets Filipino liver transplant patients’ kin

Manila, Oct 19 | President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday interacted with the Filipino families of infants, who underwent liver transplant in India."Indian medical...

Delhi CM inaugurates 100 more mohalla clinics

New Delhi, Oct 19 | With the target of a thousand Mohalla Clinics (Neighbourhood clinic), Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday inaugurated 100...

Eating potato as effective as carbohydrate gels: Study

New York, Oct 19 | Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose...

Want to be fit? Workout before breakfast

London, Oct 18 | Fitness enthusiasts, take a note! Researchers have found that working out before breakfast could increase health benefits of exercise.The study,...

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FinMin asks ministries to furnish R&D funding data

New Delhi, Nov 12 | The Finance Ministry has asked ministries and departments to furnish data on funds spent by them and their autonomous...