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'Bed business' at public hospitals 'Bed business' at public hospitals

A section of employees is involved in providing beds to patients at different public hospitals in exchange for money


Sleep-deprived brain can’t form memories Sleep-deprived brain can’t form memories

More specifically, experiments in animals have shown that the synapses on the receiving neuron can be toggled by adding or removing receptor proteins


Exercise, proper diet may reduce effects of malaria Exercise, proper diet may reduce effects of malaria

Apart from exercise, eating more fresh fruits, vegetables and fiber as well as high protein diet can help combat infection


Your handbag is damaging your health Your handbag is damaging your health

Too much weight on your shoulders can also cause your back to spasm and curvature of the spine or hunchback can occur in women with weaker bones


New miracle pill can cure high blood pressure New miracle pill can cure high blood pressure

Researchers in the UK find that combining four blood pressure drugs into a single pill could be twice as effective as existing treatments


Fake medicines sold at city outskirts' pharmacies Counterfeit drugs sold at city outskirts' pharmacies

Sale of such drugs continues as there has been little control over the medicine market from production to marketing levels across the country


Cardiac disorders increase in winter Cardiac disorders increase in winter

The dip in the temperature restricts the arteries, which in turn leads to decreasing blood flow and oxygen supply to the heart


Why migraines are more common among women Why migraines are more common among women

Mast cells are an important category of immune cells because they play a key role in stress-related health issues that are more common in women


SAARC vacant seats in medical colleges will be filled up by other countries SAARC vacant seats in medical colleges will be filled up by other countries

The minister urges the private medical college authorities to comply with the code of conduct in running operations of colleges


Play your part and help defeat dementia (Video) Play your part and help defeat dementia (Video)

Christopher Eccleston wants you to share a new thought-provoking video from Alzheimer’s Research UK which confronts misunderstanding around dementia


Severely obese people more likely to die at home Severely obese people more likely to die at home

People who are carrying more body weight at the end of life may look slightly healthier and doctors may be less likely to recognise that they’re dying


Edible oil being reused at Restaurants What we are eating!

Health experts say food items cooked with stale oil can cause serious diseases like kidney, liver complications, acidity, heart diseases and cancer


Almonds, pistachios to protect against colon cancer: Study Almonds, pistachios to protect against colon cancer: Study

They studied the effect of five different types of nuts: macadamia nuts, hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds and pistachios


Study finds less cancer-causing toxins in users of e-cigarettes Study finds less cancer-causing toxins in users of e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes, which heat nicotine-laced liquid into vapour, have grown into an $8 billion-a-year market


China promotes traditional medicine to combat AIDS China promotes traditional medicine to combat AIDS

In December the Chinese legislature passed its first TCM law, which will allow practitioners to be licensed and make it easier for them to open clinic

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