Obesity May Cause Depression Even in Absence of Health Issues

LONDON:Overweight and obese people may be at increased risk of depression, even in the absence of other health problems, warns new research.The research, published in… Read more..

Nationwide Census to Create India’s First Registry of Healthcare Facilities

The Union Health Ministry has launched a countrywide census project to create the National Health Resource Repository (NHRR), India’s first registry of authentic and updated… Read more..

About One in Three Adults with Prediabetes has Arthritis

About one in three adults with prediabetes has arthritis, and half of those with both conditions are physically inactive and/or obese, according to research published… Read more..

Antihormone Therapy Linked with Higher Heart Failure Risk in Prostate Cancer Patients

Androgen deprivation therapy was associated with a 72 percent higher risk of heart failure in a study of patients with prostate cancer.In the Journal of… Read more..

India Gearing up to Achieve 90-90-90 Targets to Minimize HIV Transmission

India is now gearing up to achieve the 90-90-90 targets to minimize HIV transmission. Under this 90 per cent of all people living with HIV… Read more..

Health Ministry bans Antibody Detecting Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Routine Diagnosis of Malaria

NEW DELHI:The Union Health Ministry has prohibited the use of the Antibody Detecting Rapid Diagnostic Tests for routine diagnosis of malaria in public interest and… Read more..

Lupin Recalls 6,752 Bottles of Testosterone Topical Solution from U.S.

The US arm of drug firm Lupin is recalling 6,752 bottles of Testosterone Topical solution from the American market on account of defective container, the… Read more..

Apollo to Hold International Meet on New Cancer Treatment Methods

CHENNAI:International oncologists are set to come together to share insights on fighting cancer through the use of Proton BeamTherapy at the 1st International Proton Therapy… Read more..

Bingeing on Netflix, Prime? You Might be an Addict

NEW DELHI:Long hours before the screen, bingeing on your favourite show as the night slips into dawn and another day beckons – that this all… Read more..

New WHO Guideline Aims to Reduce Unnecessary C-sections

As the rate of cesarean sections increases worldwide, multifaceted clinical and nonclinical interventions that address clinicians’ and women’s beliefs and attitudes should be implemented to… Read more..

Union Health Ministry Asks States to Penalise Violation of Tobacco Rules

NEW DELHI:State health departments should consider notifying additional enforcement officers like head constables and municipal officers to impose and collect fines for violation of tobacco… Read more..

High Heels Can Cause Major Joint Problems: AIIMS Expert

NEW DELHI:Wearing stilettos or pencil heels might be fashionable but it can have an adverse affect on health, especially bones, and may lead to major… Read more..