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HEALTH AND FITNESS

In a first, scientists track human thought by imaging brain activity

The new discovery that fast fMRI can detect rapid brain oscillations is a significant step towards realising a central goal of neuroscience research: mapping the brain networks responsible for human...

PTI | Dec 04, 2016 05:12 PM

Homelessness may lead to mental, health problems: Study

Homelessness leads to mental and health problems in human beings, says a study by British researchers. The study focuses on the miserable state of society’s most marginalized people.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 04, 2016 08:38 AM

‘Window Period’ main reason for catching HIV/AIDS virus in 10 per cent patients: Study

HIV infection through blood transfusions spreads because many youth donate blood in the ‘window period’ when virus’ presence cannot be tested.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 04, 2016 08:21 AM

Amazing benefits of mustard oil you should know

Mustard oil has medicinal properties. It is used to treat cold, boost immunity, help in hair growth, give nourishment to skin ( babies are massaged with mustard oil during winters and made to sit in...

News Nation Bureau | Nov 30, 2016 09:15 PM

Arthritis medicine beneficial for treating chikungunya: Doctors

Medicine for arthritis is very effective for treatment of chikungunya disease which is found to be rearing its head in various parts of India, a senior doctor said on Monday.

PTI | Nov 28, 2016 10:34 PM

Delhi Pollution: Govt plans to setup 20 monitoring stations to measure levels of PM 2.5 and PM 10

PM 2.5 and PM 10 are microscopic particles, multiple times smaller than the average width of a human hair. They can damage the respiratory system and also enter the bloodstream causing further...

PTI | Nov 27, 2016 02:24 PM

Rates of mouth cancer in UK increase by 68 per cent: Report

"An ulcer or sore in your mouth or tongue that won't go away, a lump on your lip or in your mouth, a red or red and white patch in your mouth or an unexplained lump in your neck are all things to look...

PTI | Nov 26, 2016 04:24 PM

Sanofi Pasteur launches pediatric vaccine Hexaxim in India

Hexaxim provides protection against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, haemophilus influenza B and hepatitis B, said Sanofi Pasteur

PTI | Nov 24, 2016 09:17 PM

Green tea helps to reduce kidney damage by anti-cancer drugs, says AIIMS study

The research study has evaluated the usefulness of epicatechin gallate (ECG), a polyphenolic compound obtained from green tea, in preventing the damage of kidneys induced by cisplatin.

PTI | Nov 24, 2016 08:09 AM

Heavy smokers with diabetes are at increased risk of death

According to a study, presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) suggested that heavy smokers with diabetes are at increased risk of death.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 24, 2016 08:07 AM

Obesity, excessive weight loss in adolescents may trigger permanent bone loss, says study

Previous studies showed that obesity is linked with risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. This study now highlights how it (obesity) can affect bone structure in childhood and adolescence.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 22, 2016 10:11 PM

Want to uplift your mood? Why don't you go for a cup of coffee

Caffeine is a proven fat burning natural substance. Studies show that caffeine can improve the metabolic rate by 3-11%.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 22, 2016 11:43 AM

Older participants three times more susceptible to Yoga injuries than youngsters

Yoga injuries are relatively rare and incidences tends to rise with the age of the participant, claimed researchers of University of Alabama.

PTI | Nov 21, 2016 06:53 PM

Doctors at Fortis Hospital reconstruct patient's tongue by using flesh from thigh

As per the doctors, the patient was suffering with pain in the mouth, inability to eat and difficulty in speech for the last two and half months.

PTI | Nov 21, 2016 04:54 PM

Vaccine against HIV infection may soon be a reality

Researchers showed that a combined approach using a common cold virus to introduce a vaccine into the body, as well as an injection of a DNA-based vaccine may help protect against HIV in the gut and...

PTI | Nov 21, 2016 03:01 PM