Health

The Scourge of the Betel Nut

betel nuts are believed to be one of the most popular mind-altering substances in the world.

India and US Clash Over Swine Flu Strain Mutation

India has disputed US scientists' findings that the deadly swine flu virus has acquired more virulent mutations in the South Asian country.

WHO Lauds India for Anti-smoking Mechanisms

WHO calls India a ‘champion’ for curbing tobacco marketing in films.

Junket Jolt to Doctors

Doctors campaigning for ethics in medical practice have cautioned that incentives from drug companies may influence doctors to prescribe expensive drugs.

Monitoring Drug Safety

New outsourcing frontier in India.

The Best Ayurvedic Formulas for Your Health

Ayurveda is the ancient science of natural medicine with roots going to back Vedic India.

Indian-origin Doctor Faces Lawsuit in Joan Rivers Death

An Indian-origin anesthesiologist is among five medical personnel who have been slapped with a multi-million dollar lawsuit.

Promote Indian Drugs, US Health Groups Urge Obama

This comes in the wake of the two nations agreeing to enhance engagement on IPR at the latest bilateral talks.

Exercise Myths Busted

Don't fall prey to these fitness misconceptions.

Stand, Walk, Push, Pull

Forget gadgets, apps, machines and fad diets this year—experts tell you the foolproof, no-nonsense fundamentals of staying fit

Most Cancer Cases are Caused by Bad Luck

Cancer is often caused by the "bad luck" of random mutations that arise when cells divide, not family history or environmental causes.

Surgeries and Rig Veda

References of advanced surgeries are also found in Rigveda considered as first text of universe, created not later than 6000 B.C.

Worst Breakfast Options to Start Your Day

Do you know that some of the a.m. choices that we make is completely wrong.

Love of Yoga Fuels a $27 bn Industry in America

The growth in the yoga market is reflected in the growth of the Journal itself. Founded in 1975, it now has 10 international editions.

Modi, Rekha Hottest Vegetarians This Year

PM Modi was voted as the hottest vegetarian for his strict vegetarian schedule and for practising Yoga on a regular basis.

In New Delhi, a Candy Shop Becomes a Burn Ward

Desperate for Relief, City’s Injured Poor Line Up for a Candy Maker’s Secret Ointment

Sweat the Small Stuff

The key to good health lies in making small, basic changes to your lifestyle

India’s Birth Rate Shrinks

India’s birth rate declined dramatically in the last two decades.

Indian-American Doctor Charged with Healthcare Fraud

A federal grand jury returned a 13-count superseding indictment charging Sreekrishna Cheruvu, 58, of East Amherst New York.

Indians are Now Expected to Live Longer

India has also been successful in reducing both child and adult mortality.

Vivek Murthy: Meet USA’s New Surgeon General

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.

Chemicals on Your Plate

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

Vishwa Hindu Parishad's Guide to a Healthy Life

Cow dung for indigestion, urine for pimples

US Senate to Vote for PIO as Surgeon General

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.

Can Yoga Solve Climate Change

The UN has adopted a resolution declaring June 21st as the International Yoga Day.

Controversial Indian-American Abortion Doctor Arrested

A controversial Indian-American abortion docto has been arrested on fraud charges for prescribing abortion-inducing drugs to patients who were not pregnant.

Fertile Couples Seek IVF for Designer Kids

New IVF techniques help design genetically healthy babies in labs

Drug Dependancy

Is India too reliant on Chinese imports?

India’s New PM Aims to Rebrand and Promote Yoga

ndia now has a minister of yoga — and he and his government want their cultural bliss back.

Healthcare Industry Next Big Internet Business

Over the past decade-and-a-half, different startups have leveraged the internet to ease the day-to-day lives of consumers.

MNCs Deprive India of Vital Drugs

Some multinational companies (MNCs) have been delaying the launch of life-saving drugs in India years after getting monopoly rights.

Doctors Push Sales of Exotic Fruit Kiwi

Doctors, patients and WhatsApp push the exotic fruit, owing to its medicinal properties that are believed to help fight the dreaded dengue fever.

Jerusalem's 800-year-old Indian Hospice

There is a little corner of Jerusalem that is forever India.

US Lawmaker Seeks Faster Visas for Dcotors

A Democratic lawmaker has introduced legislation to expedite visas for Indian and Pakistani physicians.

How Technology is Checking Health Corruption in India

The most important thing is to get back the patient-doctor trust in India.

Phone Use May Lead to Brain Cancer

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 Cashing in on Ancient Remedies

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.

Are Gujarat's Toilet Politics Democratic

Is banning a person from contesting for public office if he or she does not have a toilet at home a good idea?

Why Sterlize

Deaths focus attention on India's birth control policies.

Why Sadness Lasts Longer

Why sadness lasts 240 times longer than other emotions.

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