Health

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.

Childless Stigma

Why Indian women are risking motherhood in old age.

Google Developing Cancer and Heart Attack Detector

Google is exploring a way to search inside people's bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease.

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.

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