Health

India Preferred Destination For Surrogacy

the country has turned into an international surrogacy destination because of its cost effectiveness.

67% of Indians Choose Snacks Over meals

67% of Indians are consuming snacks instead of breakfast and 56% are replacing dinner and lunch each with snacks.

Can India Block Ebola Invasion

A second Ebola case on US soil has raised the alarm in India's health establishment.

Is Yoga Really About Exercise

Yoga practitioners are fighting a new sales tax by insisting the activity isn't primarily about fitness.

Brain Repair May be Boosted By Curry Spice

A spice commonly found in curries may boost the brain's ability to heal itself.

Smoked Meat Deadlier Than Liquor

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,

Indian Junk Food Scandal

It's a storm in a cup which we all must look into.

Artificial Sweeteners Can Trigger Diabetes

Artificial sweeteners may disrupt the body's ability to regulate blood sugar, causing metabolic changes that can be a precursor to diabetes.

Averting Future Disasters

After yet another devastating flood, experts say that what Pakistan and India need to do is build more dams and reservoirs.

India’s Dirty Secret: Modi Goes Where Gandhi Failed

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.

Watery Horror

Tens of thousands of people are still stranded in Indian-administered Kashmir after the worst floods in half a century.

Facebook Addicts To End Up Feeling Lonely And Depressed

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 Behind 70% Deaths in India's Atomic Energy Hubs

Cancer caused almost 70% of the 3,887 health-related deaths in the atomic energy hubs across the country over the last 20 years

7 Superfoods You Should Avoid

Not all superfoods are worth your money. And everybody reminding you to adopt it just to shed those extra kilos is a buzzkill.

How Much Has The Ice Bucket Challenge Achieved

The media is reaching saturation point in its coverage of the ice bucket challenge. But what has actually been achieved?

The Bar Is Closed

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 Wonder Herb

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

Going gourmet with Maggi is worse than Madhuri Dixit calling it healthy.

Easier Test For UK-bound Nurses

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.

The Latest Gadget From Gujarat: Toto Toilets

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 Reveal World's Best Diet

Researchers have revealed the 'world's best diet' that would help people us shed kilos and would help them to not on more weight.

A Rejuvenating Career

Improved health awareness and exposure to global beauty and ­fashion trends are driving growth in the wellness space.

Hyderabad's Desi Rival to Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge has a desi rival, Rice Bucket Challenge.

An Open Door For Those in Search of Moksha

As per Hindu mythology, those who die here go to heaven.

No-poo Movement Reaches India

The latest fad is really radical — it says `no' to shampoo.

Man Who Took Yoga to the World Dies at 95

BKS Iyengar, the world’s best known and most widely followed yoga guru, died at the age of 95 in Pune

Egg Whites or Whole eggs for a Healthy You

Whole eggs don't raise your risk of heart disease

Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Call

India Inc queues up to invest big money in building toilets.

India Heading to an Anti-antibotic Era

India Heading to an Anti-antibotic Era

Nobody Beats Indian Cows

The Indian cow has an intestine that’s unique in the animal world, more like the human intestine.

Every Second Urban Indian Wants to Lose Weight

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.

Nearly 45,000 Indians in Ebola-hit Countries

A total of 44,700 Indians are living in different countries affected by Ebola, a deadly virus that has claimed 932 lives so far.

44 Kerala Nurses Return Home From Strife-torn Libya

The nurses were brought by bus from Tunisia to Dubai where they boarded a scheduled Emirates flight to Kochi.

World Bank Warns Against Excessive Healthcare in India

Excessive healthcare is emerging as a serious issue in India, the World Bank warned.

US Hospitals Are Fined Millions, Indian Ones Go Free

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

Delhi Gets its First Internet De-addiction Centre

In the post-digital world, here's a first for the capital. An NGO has launched Delhi's first internet de-addiction centre.

Doctors Back Right to Die

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.

Between Life and Mere Living

It was heartening to read that the Supreme Court (SC) has finally opened the debate on the controversial subject of euthanasia.

Liquid Gold

Milk banking can help tackle child mortality as long as it is part of a larger strategy to promote breastfeeding

What Prompts Kerala Nurses to Leave India?

Kerala is known for giving the finest theoretical and practical training to its nurses but there is no value for their specialisation,

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