HEALTH

Healthy Living May Support To Offset Genetic Risk Of Dementia: Study

LIVING healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of...

DNA Technology Regulation Bill Introduced In India’s Lower House

THE DNA Technology Regulation Bill, which seeks to control the use of DNA technology for establishing the identity of a person, was introduced in...

Genes, Yes, But Obesity Pandemic Mostly Down To Diet: Study

A THREE-fold jump since 1975 in the percentage of adults worldwide who are obese has been driven mainly by a shift in diet and...

Electronic Cigarettes Damage Brain Stem Cells: Study

US researchers have found that electronic cigarettes, often targeted at youth and pregnant women, produce a stress response in brain stem cells. Present throughout life,...

Indian Experts In UK University’s Campus Help To Finalise Surgical Guidelines

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM research experts gathered medical professionals from India and around the world in Dubai to finalise international surgical guidelines that will help...

Indian Doctors Stage Nationwide Strike

HUNDREDS of thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Monday (17) demanding better working conditions, the country's top medical body said, as...

‘Nobel For Food’ Winner Tells Ailing World To Eat More Veg

WITH poor diet now topping smoking as a health hazard, the world must put good nutrition over empty calories, especially in emerging Asian economies,...

Nipah Virus Resurfaces In India

THE deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus has resurfaced in the southern Indian state of Kerala a year after it killed 17 people, state officials said...

WHO Decries Big Tobacco Bid To Rebrand World No Tobacco Day

THE World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday (29) condemned efforts by the world's biggest cigarette vendor to rebrand a day dedicated to raising awareness...

High Visa Cost Worsening National Health Service Staffing Crisis

A DOCTOR from India is among hundreds of overseas medics considering quitting the NHS in protest at the high cost of visas and other...