Philippines Confirms First Swine Flu Case

MANILA:The Philippines government on Monday confirmed the first case of swine flu recorded in the country, the latest to be affected by a virus that… Read more..

Surgically Separated Craniopagus Twins Leave for Home

NEW DELHI:After two years and two months, Jagga and Baliya, the craniopagus twins, who were joined at the heads and later surgically separated at the… Read more..

Teens Who do not Date have Low Depression

NEW YORK:Researchers have found that teenagers who were not in a romantic relationship have good social skills, low depression and fared better than those who… Read more..

63 per cent of Indian Executives are Overweight

NEW DELHI:A report on ''fitness levels of Corporate India by HealthifyMe health and fitness app on Tuesday revealed that 63 per cent of executives are… Read more..

National Health Forum Requests Centre to Ban e-cigarettes

NEW DELHI:National Health Forum, an NGO working in the field of tobacco control, has requested the Centre to support Union Health Ministry''s decision to end… Read more..

Chikungunya Virus Causes Chronic Joint Pain

A recent study revealed how the chikungunya virus continues to cause joint pain for months to years after the initial infection.According to a study published… Read more..

Rare Liver Swap Transplants Save Farmer, Doctor

MUMBAI:In a rare liver swap transplant surgery involving four persons -- two donors and two recipients -- the lives of a Mumbai doctor and a… Read more..

India''s Move to Ban e-cigarettes Flawed: Cancer Experts

NEW DELHI:Tobacco use, particularly smoking, exacts a heavy toll in India every week but the government move to ban e-cigarettes while allowing sale of normal… Read more..

Universal Medical Announced its 2019 Interim Results

HONG KONG:The board (the "Board") of directors (the "Directors") of Genertec Universal Medical Group Company Limited (the "Company" or "Universal Medical") is pleased to announce… Read more..

What Puts People with Diabetes at Increased Cancer Risk

NEW YORK:Researchers have found that DNA sustains more damage and gets fixed less often when blood sugar levels are high compared to when blood sugar… Read more..

Hookah More Toxic than Other Forms of Smoking Tobacco

NEW YORK:While the popularity of hookah (tobacco pipe) has increased in recent years, researchers say it may be more dangerous than other forms of smoking… Read more..

Quit Smoking to Cut Heart Disease Risk

NEW YORK:Heavy cigarette smokers can reduce their risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) by 39 per cent within five years if they quit, researchers said.It takes… Read more..