What to eat to stay full during Ramzan (03:42)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) For those observing fasts during the holy month of Ramzan, it will help to start a day with a heavy and nutritious meal so that the body feels satiated for the remaining day, suggest experts.
Nipah kills one more in Kerala; public meetings banned, exams put off (Lead) (19:36)
Kozhikode/Malappuram (Kerala) With the death of one more patient on Thursday morning, the Nipah virus has claimed 12 lives in Kerala till now, while a fresh case of a nursing student in Kozhikode testing positive has surfaced, officials said.
After carcass meat, now rotten fish seized in Kolkata (19:36)
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) After the exposure of a racket in the sale of carcass meat collected from dumpyards, the civic authorities on Thursday seized around 70 kg of rotten fish during a surprise check on the city's southern outskirts.
Finance Commission forms panel on health sector (19:12)
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The 15th Finance Commission on Thursday constituted a high level group headed by AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria to explore and give recommendations for a balanced expansion of the health sector.
Watch TV only if you are physically fit, says research (17:56)
London, May 24 (IANS) Want to spend more time watching television? If so, increase your fitness level and grip strength, else the screen time can double the risk of mortality, cardiovascular disease and cancer, warned a study.
Weight loss surgery can reduce risk of skin cancer: Study (16:04)
London, May 24 (IANS) Bariatric surgery, a weight loss operation, is associated with a 61 per cent decrease in the risk of developing malignant skin cancer, according to a study.
New tool to rapidly, noninvasively detect Zika virus in mosquitoes (15:58)
Sydney, May 24 (IANS) Researchers have developed a cheap and effective tool that could rapidly as well as noninvasively save lives by helping health authorities target mosquitoes infected with Zika virus.
Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances (14:42)
New York, May 24 (IANS) If you are planning to have a baby then try including seafood to your diet as couples who eat seafood tend to be more sexually active and get pregnant faster than other couples trying to conceive, a new study suggests.
Awareness on sanitary napkins still low in rural areas: India's real Pad Man (IANS Interview) (May 28 is Menstrual Hygiene Day) (14:10)
By Sugandha Rawal
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Some thought he was possessed, some thought he was just being a pervert when he started questioning young women about sanitary pads.
Nipah virus kills one more in Kerala, public meetings banned (13:56)
Kozhikode (Kerala), May 24 (IANS) With the death of one more patient who tested positive for Nipah virus (NiP) on Thursday morning, the disease has claimed 12 lives in Kerala, officials said.
Smoking could be injurious to your leg muscles (13:52)
New York, May 24 (IANS) If you believe that smoking affects only the lungs, then you may be wrong as a new study showed that components in cigarette smoke may directly damage the muscles in your leg as well.
Priyanka Chopra marvels at dichotomy of life at refugee camps (13:44)
Dhaka, May 24 (IANS) Actress and global Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights Priyanka Chopra, who is on a field visit here, has been meeting women and children at the Rohingya refugee camps. Their stories remind her of the dichotomy of life, and she pondered upon how women find their 'house of peace' in the harsh conditions.
Strenuous exercise in teenage may prevent height loss post menopause (13:42)
New York, May 24 (IANS) Girls please take note, strenuous exercise regularly at least thrice a week may ward off marked height loss of more than one inch post menopause, according to researchers.
Decoding dementia: It's not a demon (Health Tips) (May 21-27 is Dementia Action [Awareness] Week) (12:26)
By Garima Tripathi
Dementia affects the memory, thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. While it is true that most cases of dementia cannot be treated, early diagnosis can greatly help in managing the symptoms in most cases.
Change can be implemented only once we initiate discussions: Akshay Kumar (11:16)
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Superstar Akshay Kumar, who will participate in a Menstrual Awareness Conclave here to mark Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, says the society can only implement change if there are discussions.
Free heart surgeries for children at AMU medical college (09:28)
Aligarh, May 24 (IANS) Free heart surgeries will be available for children with congenital defects at the Aligarh Muslim University's (AMU) Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) after the varsity signed a deal with a British charity.
Fire breaks out in Delhi hospital (Lead) (06:56)
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Major fire broke out in a hospital in east Delhi early on Thursday morning, an official of Fire Services said.
Fire breaks out in Delhi hospital (04:56)
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Major fire broke out in a hospital in east Delhi early on Thursday morning, a Fire Services official said.
Nipah deaths: Centre keeps close watch on Kerala (21:18)
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday said the central expert team is closely monitoring the situation in Kerala and is working towards containment of Nipah virus that has claimed 11 lives so far.
Nipah outbreak contained, says Kerala, cyber police file fake news case (Lead) (21:04)
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Wednesday said that the outbreak of Nipah virus (NiP), which has claimed 10 lives, has been contained and there was no need to panic.
Rajasthan orders steps to check Nipah virus (20:44)
Jaipur, May 23 (IANS) Following deaths due to the Nipah virus reported from Kerala, the Rajasthan government on Wednesday directed health officials and other to take steps to check the spread of the virus in the desert state.
A quarter of people worldwide will be obese by 2045: Study (20:44)
London, May 23 (IANS) Owing to current lifestyle trends, almost a quarter (22 per cent) of the people in the world will be obese by 2045, up from 14 per cent in 2017, researchers say.
33 passengers of Puri-Howrah Shatabdi Express fall ill after breakfast (20:16)
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) At least 33 passengers in the Kolkata-bound 12278 Puri-Howrah Shatabdi Express were taken ill allegedly after consuming the breakfast served on board on Wednesday morning, a senior railway official said.
Modi to lay foundation stones for AIIMS, power plant in Jharkhand (18:46)
Ranchi, May 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday lay the foundation stones for several projects, including an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and a 4,000mw super thermal power plant, among others, an official said on Wednesday.
Link between TB, Parkinson's identified (18:06)
London, May 23 (IANS) Researchers have uncovered a potential cause of Parkinson's disease which may also help combat drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis (TB).