The Sycamore Fig: A Powerful Ally in Preventing Mental Disorders Caused by Stress

Researchers have found that the sycamore fig (Ficus sycomorus) could be used to reverse that adverse effects caused by stress. The study, which appeared in… Read more..

Urban Affairs Ministry Released Results of Ease of Living Index

NEW DELHIThe Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry released the results of its survey on the Ease of Living in cities across the country. There were… Read more..

Indians Would Live Four Years Longer if Country Meets WHO’s Air Quality Standards

Indians would live for about four years longer on an average if the country meets World Health Organisation’s (WHO) air quality standards, according to a… Read more..

40% Women Suffering from Asthma May Get Chronic Lung Diseases

More than 4 in 10 individuals with asthma run the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a group of lung diseases that block… Read more..

China Tight-Lipped About Recall of Fake Rabies Vaccines Exported to India

BEIJING:China has begun recalling faulty rabies vaccines exported to several countries, including India, following revelations that a company which made the vaccines violated immunity standards… Read more..

Dengue Fear in Air, Delhi Government Asks Hospitals to Add ‘Fever Beds’

NEW DELHI:Anticipating a surge in the number of cases of dengue, chikungunya and malaria over the next three months, the Delhi government has issued a… Read more..

Unravelling the Paradox of Kerala’s Health Sector

KOCHI:The outstanding achievements in the health sector of Kerala amidst its low economic growth remain to be a paradox.The corroborative role of private sector in… Read more..

European Medicines Agency Restricts Use of Prostate Cancer Medicine Xofigo

LONDON:The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has concluded its review of the cancer medicine Xofigo (radium-223 dichloride), and has recommended restricting its use to patients who… Read more..

Olympic Snowboarder Ended Life Due to Mental Illness

British Olympic snowboarder Ellie Soutter, 18, was found dead, end of July, in the woods a week after she disappeared from a ski resort in… Read more..

CT Scan May Increase Brain Tumor Risk

WASHINGTON:A new study shows that CT Scans, commonly used in medical imaging, may increase the risk of brain tumors.The use of computed tomography (CT) scans… Read more..

Tamil Nadu Man Delivers Baby with Help of YouTube Videos, Wife Dies

TIRUPPUR:A 28-year-old pregnant woman died after her husband and his two friends attempted to deliver the child at home with the help of videos on… Read more..

Bill in Parliament to Boost Transparency & Accountability in Homoeopathy Education

The going is expected to get tougher for many homoeopathy colleges in the country that are dogged by infrastructure woes, faculty shortage and corruption allegations… Read more..