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Washington: A diet rich in healthy carbohydrates -- found in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains -- can reduce body weight and improve insulin function in...

Washington: Scientists say they have developed a novel drug that may treat alcoholism by reducing alcohol intake, and also reduce depression without inducing...

Jaipur: A woman in Jaipur tested positive for the mosquito-borne Zika virus, officials of a medical college said, adding that it was the first such case in...

New Delhi: The government is working on a proposal to launch a 'health television channel' with a view to promoting health and nutrition on a mission mode,...

London: An outbreak of a rare but preventable eye infection, that can cause blindness, has been identified in contact lens wearers in the UK, scientists say....

Toronto: Showing compassion to others can help reduce depression and increase life satisfaction, say scientists who found that the most disagreeable...

Washington: Tweeting in Hindi is gaining popularity in India, according to a study conducted by researchers, including an Indian, in the US.

Washington: Scientists have developed an electronic skin that can turn everyday objects -- from a stuffed animal to balls of crumpled paper -- into robots.

Washington: Vitamin D -- well known for its benefits in building healthy bones -- may reduce the risk of breast cancer and also boost a patient's chance of...

Toronto: Feeling too lazy to hit the gym? Blame your brain, say scientists who found that it is naturally wired to prefer lying on the couch.

New Delhi: Three infants die every two minutes on an average in India due to lack of access to water, sanitation, proper nutrition or basic health services,...

Melbourne: Taking aspirin daily does not reduce the heart attack or stroke and has no benefit in prolonging life free of disability, a study has found.

Boston: Prehistoric humans had a thirst for craft beer and were brewing such beverages at least 5,000 years earlier than thought, say scientists who have found...

Washington: Certain highly pervasive environmental pollutants may have a harmful effect on your kidney health, a study warns.

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health Wednesday banned the manufacture for sale or distribution of 328 fixed-dose combination (FDC) drugs with immediate effect.

United Nations: More than 18 million new cases of cancer are expected this year and it is estimated that 9.6 million people will die from various forms of the...

Washington: A silent epidemic of dream loss may be at the root of many of the illnesses attributed to sleep deprivation, say scientists, suggesting that the...

New Delhi: A crucial legislation for ensuring equal rights to persons affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational institutions and...

London: Smiling does not necessarily indicate that a person is happy, according to a study.

It is widely believed that smiling means we are happy, and...

Dubai: Life has come almost full circle for Abdulla Ajmal, who believes that when it comes to making lifestyle choices, the new age India is ready for their...

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