Health

IMA cautions against canards on Covid-19

Kochi, Dec 22: The Indian Medical Association Kerala chapter has warned against spreading unnecessary apprehensions about the new wave of Covid-19. “Since Covid is certain… Read more..

NHA invites comments on health interface paper

New Delhi, Dec 20: The National Health Authority (NHA) has released a consultation paper on ‘Operationalising Unified Health Interface (UHI) in India’ that outlines the… Read more..

Childhood setbacks linked to midlife learning

Helsinki, Dec 1: A Finnish study coordinated by the Centre for Population Health Research at the University of Turku shows that cumulative adverse psychosocial factors… Read more..

Lancet says five bacteria caused 6.8 lakh deaths in India

New Delhi, Nov 22: Infection continues to be the greatest cause of mortality worldwide while a new Lancet study has reported that at least 6.8… Read more..

Dr R Padmakumar is President-Elect of SELSI

Dr R Padmakumar,  HoD-Minimally Invasive Surgery, VPS Lakeshore Hospital and  Keyhole Clinic Kochi, has been chosen as the National President-Elect of SELSI (Society of Endoscopic… Read more..

Pregnant women can’t stick to food supplement regime

Helsinki, Nov 5: Although a majority of pregnant women believed that they were aware of the recommendations on food supplement use, the recommendations were not… Read more..

BHU researchers bring hope for cervical cancer patients

New Delhi, Oct 25: The cervical cancer patients who are struggling with the adverse effects of chemotherapy have promising news. The Benares Hindu University researchers… Read more..

Omega-3 boosts the brain in midlife

New Delhi, Oct 18: According to a new study published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, people who have higher Omega-3… Read more..

'Women more prone to heart attack sans chest pain'

New Delhi, Oct 5: Heart disease may be considered by some to be more of a problem for men. However, it's a common cause of… Read more..

Can people with diabetes eat bananas?

New Delhi, Sept 27: A person with diabetes needs to consider the contents of each meal carefully. While fruits and vegetables contain a wide range… Read more..

Freshcraft launches gadget for safer indoors in Dubai

Kochi, Sep 18: Amid a report by the WHO that cites atmospheric pollution as among the greatest health hazards, a Kochi-based startup launched an intelligent safety… Read more..

India to launch on Sept 1 own cervical cancer vaccine

New Delhi, August 31: The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in partnership with the Serum Institute of India will launch India’s first indigenously developed Quadrivalent Human… Read more..

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