HEALTH

Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease As Biggest Rich-World Killer

CANCER has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world's biggest killer within just a...

Indian Prime Minister Launches ‘Fit India Movement’

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi launched the 'Fit India' Movement' on Thursday (29), saying the initiative is the need of the hour and will...

Indians Have Higher Average Resting Heart Rate: Indian Heart Study

INDIANS have an average resting heart rate of 80 beats per minute which is higher than the desired rate of 72, Indian Heart Study...

Indian Prime Minister Warns Risks Of ‘Unchecked Population Explosion’

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi warned Thursday (15) of the risks of an "unchecked population explosion" in the nation of 1.3 billion people, the...

Global Measles Cases Triple Year-On-Year: WHO

MEASLES cases nearly tripled globally during the first seven months of the year compared to the same period in 2018, the World Health Organization...

Uganda Starts Its Largest-ever Ebola Vaccine Trial

UGANDA has started its largest-ever trial of a preventive Ebola vaccine, an official said on Monday (5), amid fears of a potential spillover of...

Indian Researchers Decode How Lead Toxicity May Cause Fatty Liver  

RESEARCHERS at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi have, for the first time, unravelled the mechanisms by which lead salts may cause fatty...

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...