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Results from two large clinical trials may change how some men with metastatic prostate cancer are treated. Both trials showed that adding the hormone-blocking...

Washington D.C.: When you are talking to someone, do you give them your full attention, or do you check your phone every once in...

In a preliminary finding, the intestines of people with chronic alcohol abuse had a large increase in Candida fungi, seen here in a tissue...

Jerry looked at his five pill bottles. It was getting hard to keep track of his growing list of medicines. He needed a way...

Know Your Numbers Check your blood sugar levels at least once a day with a blood glucose meter, and keep a record of the readings....

Washington DC: Moms-to-be, you may want to put eating high-fat diet on your to-don’t list as a recent study has linked it with health...

What Researchers have identified mutations in a gene called CARD11 that lead to atopic dermatitis, or eczema, an allergic skin disease. Scientists from the National...

New Delhi, 01.08.17: As per the UN Inter–Agency estimates in the publication “Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015", It is estimated that India...

Washington DC: If your teeth are highly sensitive to that hot or cold drink, then here’s a good news as researchers have developed a...

A city-based scientist has developed a device that will detect anaemia, jaundice and oxygen level in a fraction of a second without using a...

Sizeism can also have an effect on how doctors medically treat patients, as overweight people are often excluded from medical research based on assumptions...

Is the monsoon causing trouble with your workout regime? Not anymore. Step out into corridors, and make the nearest staircase your personalised fitness zone Come...

Washington DC: Dear parents, make your children eat fish, soybean, sunflower and walnuts in their adolescence years. A study has found that a diet...

Your perception of god affects your physical and health mental.  Washington DC: Whether or not you believe in god could play a role in how...

Pregnant women in Uttar Pradesh could earn Rs 1 lakh as reward from the Yogi Adityanath government from July 1 if they act as...

After the scorching summer heat, monsoons are a welcome change. It is also a season, however, for respiratory tract infections, cholera, typhoid, diarrhoea, malaria,...

Public health and hospitals being a State subject, the primary responsibility to ensure deployment of doctors and nurses at public health facilities lies with...

Researchers from the US based Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP) collected samples from 530 birds in 18 poultry farms in Punjab...

Washington D.C.: Got the blues? According to a recent study, depression can change the structure of your brain. Alterations were found in parts of the...

Berlin: A healthy lifestyle has many benefits - it helps you improve self-control and decrease risk of dementia, among other diseases. Now, reseachers say that people who...

Our mental abilities have undergone a significant decline since the Victorian era, as genes driving intelligence have become less common since the 19th century,...

Based on the recommendations of the Cadre Review Committee, the Ministry has sought views of all States Governments once again on the proposal for...

n about infertility, which is still considered a taboo in Indian society, TOI has launched a national campaign, 'Fertile Conversations', in partnership with Nova...

Atlanta : If you have ever searched the Internet for weight loss information, you would have definitely come across the following tip: Apple cider...

National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has been subsumed under National Health Mission (NHM). The Budgetary Estimate (BE) under National Health Mission (NHM) is   Rs. 21,940.70...

Pull down the blinds and close the curtains to darken the room, use dimmer switches to soften the lightning, and adjust the air conditioning...

A large part of your fitness journey is eating right. All those hours in the gym won’t mean much if you’re not eating the...

Apple is considered as one the healthiest fruits but this same nutritious fruit can turn fatal. Yes, you heard it right. Apple seeds are...

New PET-CT scan offers more accurate detection of rare heart condition Washington D.C: A team of researchers has come up with a new imaging technique...

TRAC, MedGenome announce Cancer Immunotherapy solution New Delhi : Toronto Recombinant Antibody Centre (TRAC) from the University of Toronto, Canada agreed to license MedGenome's patented...

Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha literature attribute important health benefits to almonds Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , July 21 (ANI): Ayurveda is a form of alternative medicine which seeks...

Here's how social interaction can add years to cancer patients' lives Washington D.C.: When it comes to faring well after chemotherapy, a cancer patient's social...

NIH-funded tool may improve clinical trial design and aid in treatment development Parkinson’s disease is commonly thought of as a movement disorder, but after years...

Riya Pal, 14, looks forward to the lunch break at school because of the fruity yoghurts her mum packs for her every day. “It’s fuss...

Paris: How often have we been advised by well-meaning family and friends to complete the antibiotics course even after we feel better? Turns out,...

A Mediterranean diet is rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, high on lean protein and low on refined sugars and saturated fats Washington DC: If...

New Delhi, 25.07.17: According to National Family Health Survey (NFHS)–IV (2015-16), the prevalence of anemia among women aged 15 to 49 years is 53%....

Not facing reality raises other troublesome issues, researchers say Nearly 10 percent of patients with terminal cancer don't want to know they're dying, which can...

Highlights Swine flu, the viral illness that became a pandemic in 2009, has claimed nearly 600 lives across the country. Maharashtra is the worst affected with...

New drugs routinely priced at $100,000 a year, ASCO says New cancer drugs routinely cost $100,000 a year or more, and older cancer drugs are...

As per the Publication titled “Health in India – NSS 71st Round” (January-June 2014) brought out by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO), the average...

Sleep loss can trigger astrocytes, type of glial cells that prune unnecessary synapses in the brain to remodel its wiring, to start breaking down...

Source: Valerie O’Brien, Matthew Joens, Scott J. Hultgren, James A.J. Fitzpatrick, Washington University, St. Louis For patients who’ve succeeded in knocking out a bad urinary...

Among the study participants, frequent recreational cannabis users had more sites with pocket depths indicative of moderate to severe periodontal disease Frequent recreational use of...

Child treated in infancy as part of the NIH-funded study. A nine-year-old South African child who was diagnosed with HIV infection at one month of...

New Delhi, 25.07.17: The Universal Immunization Programme which started in 1985 has not been renamed as Mission Indradhanush; the latter is a strategy under...

Every day, we are exposed to a host of celebrities and brand marketing initiatives — endorsing health-food brands, conducting workout and yoga workshops, organising...

As far as Central Government Hospitals in Delhi, including Safdarjung Hospital, are concerned there has been constant endeavor by these hospitlas to improve the...

Widely used in the Indian kitchen, turmeric, also called king of spices, is beneficial in many ways. The curcumin in it, a bioactive element,...

Roses have a lot of uses apart from its de-stressing fragrance. From being an ace hydrator to being a healer, experts have rated the...