Home » Archives by category » Health

A son’s ability to reproduce dependent on father’s nutritional history?

A son’s ability to reproduce dependent on father’s nutritional history?

Share this story...

New Delhi: A man’s reproducing abilities could depend upon his father’s ‘high-protein’ diet, a study has said. The study published in the journal Biology Letters, suggests that genetic material is not the only thing a father passes on to his son. His diet could increase or decrease his son’s reproductive…

Revealed – How air conditioner affects your health, sleep

Revealed – How air conditioner affects your health, sleep

Share this story...

New Delhi: Your air conditioner (AC) may provide much-needed relief from sweltering temperatures in summer or warmth during chilly winter days. However, this popular home product can be surprisingly unhealthy, particularly when sleeping, for you. As new study suggests that airflow from an air conditioner stimulates the human body while sleeping as it…

China bird flu virus may be more extensive: Report

China bird flu virus may be more extensive: Report

Share this story...

New Delhi: Scientists have claimed that the prevalent bird flu virus in China may be more widespread and extensive than thought. The deadly virus that has killed more than 100 people this winter is hard to detect in chickens and geese, animal health experts say. Poultry that have contracted the H7N9 strain of the…

Men vs women – Why gender matters in heart disease?

Men vs women – Why gender matters in heart disease?

Share this story...

New Delhi: Both male and female have a heart – an organ, perhaps the most important and powerful, that pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system. Although the heart looks similar in both sexes, there are significant differences in men and women – such as the size,…

E-cigarettes may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says study

E-cigarettes may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says study

Share this story...

London: E-cigarettes may not be as harmless as believed, but a new study has revealed that regular vapers may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. It is touted as an alternative for smokers who are trying to kick the butt. For the study, a test was conducted which includes 23…

Over 70 thousand children suffered from diabetes in 2015: Govt

Over 70 thousand children suffered from diabetes in 2015: Govt

Share this story...

New Delhi:Over 70,000 children between the age of 0-14 years were suffering from diabetes in 2015, the government today said. “As informed by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), International Diabetes Federation estimates the number of children (0-14 years) suffering from Type-1 diabetes as 70,200 in India in 2015.…

Desk job? Five easy ways to boost your metabolism without exercise

Desk job? Five easy ways to boost your metabolism without exercise

Share this story...

New Delhi: For most people, working out has become an ‘extremely’ impossible task owing to their hectic lifestyles. This has resulted in a wide range of health issues among office goers, especially, those who have a desk job. In India, experts warned that sedentary lifestyle among the youths has put…

Tata Memorial starts trials to reduce chemotherapy hair loss

Tata Memorial starts trials to reduce chemotherapy hair loss

Share this story...

Mumbai: In a move that could benefit cancer patients, especially women, the city-based Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) has launched clinical trials to check if the use of a skull cap with cooling technology can reduce hair loss caused due to chemotherapy. The technique is expected to restrict chemotherapy medication from…

Winter health risks: This is how cold weather affects your heart

Winter health risks: This is how cold weather affects your heart

Share this story...

New Delhi: Cold weather can take a toll on your health, although experts say that the season can also be beneficial to our body and minds alike. Besides, the chilly weather also provides us with the chance to witness the beauty of snow falls and snowy mountains. However, winter can…

Yo Sperm test – Men can now check their fertility using smartphone-powered home kit

Yo Sperm test – Men can now check their fertility using smartphone-powered home kit

Share this story...

Los Angeles: For men who feel embarrassed to test their fertility in the supervision of watchful doctors and nurses, a US-based technology company has developed a novel smartphone-powered device that can allow them to measure their sperm count from the comfort of their home. The Yo Sperm test works through an app and a microscope attachment…

Page 1 of 91123Next ›Last »