the country has turned into an international surrogacy destination because of its cost effectiveness.
67% of Indians are consuming snacks instead of breakfast and 56% are replacing dinner and lunch each with snacks.
A second Ebola case on US soil has raised the alarm in India's health establishment.
Yoga practitioners are fighting a new sales tax by insisting the activity isn't primarily about fitness.
A spice commonly found in curries may boost the brain's ability to heal itself.
When meat or fish is cooked directly over fire, it gets covered with cancer-causing carcinogens, making it more dangerous than even smoking or consumption of alcohol,
It's a storm in a cup which we all must look into.
Artificial sweeteners may disrupt the body's ability to regulate blood sugar, causing metabolic changes that can be a precursor to diabetes.
After yet another devastating flood, experts say that what Pakistan and India need to do is build more dams and reservoirs.
If Mr. Modi, with all his energy, drive, determination and reputation for getting things done, fails to clean up India, then there is little hope that it will ever happen.
Tens of thousands of people are still stranded in Indian-administered Kashmir after the worst floods in half a century.
Facebook addicts are likely to develop depression and end up feeling lonely, according to a new study in the journal Computers in Human Behavior.
Cancer caused almost 70% of the 3,887 health-related deaths in the atomic energy hubs across the country over the last 20 years
Not all superfoods are worth your money. And everybody reminding you to adopt it just to shed those extra kilos is a buzzkill.
The media is reaching saturation point in its coverage of the ice bucket challenge. But what has actually been achieved?
With Kerala again springing the prohibition bogey, a look at how the great liquor ban story has played out in India
Indian scientists may have found a multi-functional "wonder herb" that can regulate the immunity system, adapt to challenging environmental situations and help people stay protected from radiation.
Going gourmet with Maggi is worse than Madhuri Dixit calling it healthy.
Britain has relaxed employment rules for foreign nurses, including from India which accounts for the second-highest number of applicants, to plug a severe shortage.
Japan’s Toto Ltd. has started churning out toilets in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat in hopes of cashing in on the new Indian leader’s push to put toilets in every Indian home.
Researchers have revealed the 'world's best diet' that would help people us shed kilos and would help them to not on more weight.
Improved health awareness and exposure to global beauty and fashion trends are driving growth in the wellness space.
The Ice Bucket Challenge has a desi rival, Rice Bucket Challenge.
As per Hindu mythology, those who die here go to heaven.
The latest fad is really radical — it says `no' to shampoo.
BKS Iyengar, the world’s best known and most widely followed yoga guru, died at the age of 95 in Pune
Whole eggs don't raise your risk of heart disease
India Inc queues up to invest big money in building toilets.
India Heading to an Anti-antibotic Era
The Indian cow has an intestine that’s unique in the animal world, more like the human intestine.
While 40 percent of the overweight people have intent to lose weight but are not taking action to control their weight, the remaining 60 per cent are making an effort to lose weight.
A total of 44,700 Indians are living in different countries affected by Ebola, a deadly virus that has claimed 932 lives so far.
The nurses were brought by bus from Tunisia to Dubai where they boarded a scheduled Emirates flight to Kochi.
Excessive healthcare is emerging as a serious issue in India, the World Bank warned.
In the face of hard evidence of doctors getting commissions and cuts, health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan recently promised he would refer the matter to the ethics committee of the Medical Council of India
In the post-digital world, here's a first for the capital. An NGO has launched Delhi's first internet de-addiction centre.
The Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine has filed a petition in the Supreme Court to be impleaded as a party in the case on withdrawal of life support to terminally ill patients.
It was heartening to read that the Supreme Court (SC) has finally opened the debate on the controversial subject of euthanasia.
Milk banking can help tackle child mortality as long as it is part of a larger strategy to promote breastfeeding
Kerala is known for giving the finest theoretical and practical training to its nurses but there is no value for their specialisation,