The US Senate confirmed President Obama's nominee for surgeon general, ending a long fight over gun control and politics that had left the country without a permanent top doctor for a year and a half.
Doughnuts, fried chicken, butter popcorn—if any of these are your favourite, read this to know what toxins you are actually taking in with your food
Cow dung for indigestion, urine for pimples
Democrats in the US are using their lame-duck majority to vote for an Indian-American physician as the next surgeon general before ceding control of the Senate.
The UN has adopted a resolution declaring June 21st as the International Yoga Day.
A controversial Indian-American abortion docto has been arrested on fraud charges for prescribing abortion-inducing drugs to patients who were not pregnant.
New IVF techniques help design genetically healthy babies in labs
Is India too reliant on Chinese imports?
ndia now has a minister of yoga — and he and his government want their cultural bliss back.
Over the past decade-and-a-half, different startups have leveraged the internet to ease the day-to-day lives of consumers.
Some multinational companies (MNCs) have been delaying the launch of life-saving drugs in India years after getting monopoly rights.
Doctors, patients and WhatsApp push the exotic fruit, owing to its medicinal properties that are believed to help fight the dreaded dengue fever.
There is a little corner of Jerusalem that is forever India.
A Democratic lawmaker has introduced legislation to expedite visas for Indian and Pakistani physicians.
The most important thing is to get back the patient-doctor trust in India.
The longer someone talks over the phone - in terms of hours and years - the more likely is he/she to develop glioma, a deadly form of brain cancer
India’s new government has launched a drive to promote the country’s ancient therapies as it seeks to cash in on the multi-billion dollar global market for holistic medicine.
Is banning a person from contesting for public office if he or she does not have a toilet at home a good idea?
Deaths focus attention on India's birth control policies.
Why sadness lasts 240 times longer than other emotions.
Why Indian women are risking motherhood in old age.
Google is exploring a way to search inside people's bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease.
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.