• India prevented 1mn child deaths since 2005: Lancet

    Toronto: India has averted nearly one million deaths of children under five years of age since 2005, owing to a significant decrease in deaths from preventable diseases such as pneumonia, diarrhoea, tetanus and measles, according to a study, led by a researcher of Indian-origin. The declin...

  • Glucagon-like Peptide 1 (GLP) is the new hope for type 2 diabetes

    Diabetes is one of the most serious health problems of modern times. It is characterised by persistently high levels of blood glucose (sugar) in the body. At present, there is a whole range of effective medication for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Despite this, about 60 percent of populace diagn...

  • World's top beer brewer to unveil 'Water ATMs' in B'luru

    Bengaluru: World's top beer company Anheuser-Busch will be installing 'Water ATMs' in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in places that don't have access to clean drinking water, reported the PTI on Monday. The beer brewer's Indian subsidiary headquartered in Bengaluru has already installed one such ...

  • 6 reasons why you should include green tea in your daily diet

    By Hariprasad VRCoffee and black tea have long featured as preferred beverage options for a lot of people. However, rising awareness about the need to improve lifestyles has led to increased consumption of healthier alternatives such as green tea. The antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant proper...

  • How walnuts can help control appetite

    New York: Consuming walnuts activates an area in the brain associated with regulating hunger and craving for food, says a new study. The findings, published online in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, shed light on how walnuts discourage overeating by promoting feelings of fullness....

  • Indian government helping develop homeopathy in Ghana

    Accra : The Indian government is partnering with a Ghanaian company to build capacity of the country's professionals in providing homeopathic education and treatment and recently sent two experts from the Ministry of Ayush to train doctors and staff at the company's chain of C4C Hospitals. "We ...

  • Rethink if you wait for cheat day

    Los Angeles: Cheat days are very tempting but there are many reasons that they might not be such a good idea. Eating clean comes with its difficulties, particularly when you're trying to fight against those unwanted sugar cravings. It's even more of a challenge not to eat everything and anythin...

  • Getting pregnant: Overcoming the PCOS challenge

    By Sowmya A RamanEvery street in India may not have a hospital, but there is at least one centre that promises the joy of pregnancy, however remotely located. From uncontrolled reproduction, we have recently graduated to planned parenthood. Blame food, lifestyle, urbanization, westernization, stress...

  • Steps to rein in dengue this rainy season in Bengaluru

    Sowmya A RamanBengaluru: Incidences of the dengue epidemic have been on the rise in Bengaluru. In 2016, the city of Bengaluru alone had 389 suspected cases out of which 113 were confirmed.According to the World Health Organization, dengue is a viral infection carried by mosquitoes of the aedis aegyp...

  • Eating walnuts may help control appetite

    New York: Individuals who regularly consume walnuts, salmon and canola oil -- rich in polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) -- are likely to experience hormonal changes that can control appetite and make them feel less hungry, a study has shown.The study found that consuming a diet high in PUFAs caused a sig...

  • A new address in town for 'authentic' momos

    By Aditya BaruahGuwahati: There is a new address in town for momo lovers -- the Arunachal Kitchen -- and its claim to fame is that it serves the most "authentic" of dumplings.Momos, the ubiquitous stuffed dumpling believed to have originated in Tibet, are available in almost every nook and corner of...

  • Use cucumber pack, cumin seeds for sun-kissed summer glow

    By NiveditaNew Delhi: With the temperature soaring high, it's important to keep your skin nourished and moisturised to retain a natural glow. What can be better than trying out some homemade treatments like a cucumber pack, tomato puree, cumin seeds and age-old methods using turmeric, curd and lemon...