Demonetisation may exacerbate public health crisis

Demonetisation may exacerbate public health crisis

A spate of deaths due to hospitals refusing to accept invalid currency notes has come to attention after Prime Minister Narendra Modis announcement invalidating 86 per cent of Indias currency on...

Mauritius to set up Ayurvedic hospital

Panaji, Nov 16. Mauritian Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth on Wednesday said that the island nation could soon be coming up with a Ayurvedic hospital.Jugnauth, who was speaking at a function organised by...

E-cigarette prohibition will be a huge mistake: Experts

New Delhi, Nov 11 .  With the seventh session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) bringing together delegates from almost every country across...
Men can also get osteoporosis , World Osteoporosis Da)

Men can also get osteoporosis (October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)

>New Delhi, Oct 20. Long thought to be a "women's disease", osteoporosis can affect men too because apart from the hormonal changes around menopause, factors such as low testosterone levels, sedentary lifestyle...
'Surgical strike' needed on dengue, chikungunya

‘Surgical strike’ needed on dengue, chikungunya

The "surgical strike" on the terror launch pads across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir has been considered a mature and unrivalled move by the Indian Army. For a...
How to prevent heart failure in patients with diabetes

How to prevent heart failure in patients with diabetes

London, Oct 3. For people with Type 2 diabetes, heart failure is a common condition. According to a new study, individuals with Type 2 diabetes who had undergone coronary artery surgery prior...

Indian researchers say e-cigarettes can help kick the habit

New Delhi, Oct 3 .  E-cigarettes can help people quit smoking by providing them a significantly safer option, says a paper by Indian researchers who undertook an evidence-based audit of published scientific...
Meditation can keep your emotional brain in check

Meditation can keep your emotional brain in check

New York, Oct 3 . Meditation can help tame your emotions even if you are not a mindful person, suggests a new study. Mindfulness, a moment-by-moment awareness of one's thoughts, feelings and sensations,...
Early menopausal symptoms may predict heart disease

Early menopausal symptoms may predict heart disease

New York, Sep 29. Women who experience menopausal symptoms -- hot flashes and night sweats -- much earlier are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) as compared to those with...
Heart disease fast catching up with young Indians: Experts

Heart disease fast catching up with young Indians: Experts ( World Heart Day)

New Delhi, Sep 29 .  Heart disease has affected the young Indian population 10 years ahead of their Western counterparts -- particularly over the last three decades -- owing to sedentary lifestyles...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...