- Sunny's US visit for Heart to Heart Foundation (Lead)(19:42)
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar utilized the time between the limited overs and the Test match series of the West Indies tour to visit the US to create awareness of the Heart to Heart Foundation (h2h). This is in collaboration with the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital, which is providing free surgeries for children with congenital heart defects.
- Lower back pain? Acupressure can help(17:14)
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) People with back pain, take note. Researchers have found that acupressure, a traditional Chinese medicine technique, can improve chronic pain symptoms in the lower back.
- Fish oil pills won't protect you from diabetes: Study(16:28)
London, Aug 23 (IANS) If you are popping fish oil supplements to protect yourself against diabetes, you may be mistaken. According to the researchers, Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes.
- Own a pet for better heart health(13:12)
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Pet ownership, especially that of a dog, is associated with a decreased risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), says a new study.
- Most Delhi hospitals without NOC: Delhi Fire Service(08:42)
By Sakshi Chand
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Most major hospitals in the national capital, including Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital and Safdarjung Hospital, lack valid no objection certificate (NOC), according to the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) sources.
- over 39 lakh beneficiaries covered under PMJAY(23:20)
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday reviewed the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) scheme and appreciated the progress shown by the scheme in just a year.
- Parks near home good for your mental health(18:18)
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Living within 300 metres of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with greater happiness, sense of worth and life satisfaction, says a new study.
- Quit smoking to cut heart disease risk(17:22)
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) Heavy cigarette smokers can reduce their risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) by 39 per cent within five years if they quit, researchers said.
- Vehicle pollutants up risk of common eye condition(16:10)
Taipei, Aug 21 (IANS) Long term exposure to pollutants from vehicle exhaust is linked to a heightened risk of the common eye condition -- age-related macular degeneration or AMD, says researchers.
- IIT-D students launch reusable sanitary pads(21:54)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Students of IIT Delhi on Tuesday launched reusable sanitary pads made with composite banana fibre. The startup claims that these pads can last up to two years.
- R'sthan tops free medicine supply scheme: NHM(20:22)
Jaipur, Aug 20 (IANS) Rajasthan has topped the 16-state chart detailing implementation of the free medicine scheme, being run under the National Health Mission, according to NHM Secretary Manoj Jhalani.
- ASI demands apology from Lancet for Kashmir article(18:52)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Condemning an editorial on Kashmir published in The Lancet, the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) on Tuesday demanded an unconditional apology from the journal's editorial board for presenting facts in a biased and malafide manner.
- Cellphone breaks not good for your brain: Study(12:40)
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) Using a cellphone to take a break during mentally challenging tasks does not allow the brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer performance, a new research has found.
- AIIMS plans round-the-clock fire tender after blaze(22:34)
By Sakshi Chand
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Having learnt lessons from the major fire at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday, the administration has revised its standard operating procedures and is also planning to have a fire tender round-the-clock at the premier hospital.