- Playing sports linked with lower mental health issues(17:12)
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, says a new study.
- IIT Kharagpur superspecialty hospital to start OPD by year-end(16:12)
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The superspecialty hospital of IIT Kharagpur - Dr B C Roy Institute of Medical Science & Research - is expected to start its outdoor patients department (OPD) by the end of the year, an institute spokesperson said on Monday.
- Infant dies in fire at Hyderabad hospital(16:12)
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) A four-month-old child died and five others were injured in a fire that broke out at a private hospital at L.B. Nagar in Hyderabad on Monday, police said.
- Delhi Mohalla Clinics cross 300-mark, target 1,000(18:00)
By Nivedita Singh
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Bogged down by red tape in land acquisition, the Delhi government has only managed to give its people 302 mohalla clinics against the promised 1,000 after being in power for close to five years.
- Long-term asbestos exposure can trigger lung cancer: Experts(11:56)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After the US health regulators found traces of asbestos in samples from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) baby powder and forced the company to recall 33,000 bottles of talcum powder, physicians in India have warned that long-term exposure of asbestos can trigger lung cancer in children.
- Delhi govt, Centre spar over healthcare schemes(22:56)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In the run-up to the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, incumbent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are heating up the scene as they aggressively root for their respective flagship health programmes like mohalla clinics, the accident care scheme, Farishte, and the Centre's flagship programme, Ayushman Bharat.
- Delhi CM inaugurates 100 more mohalla clinics(18:44)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With the target of a thousand Mohalla Clinics (Neighbourhood clinic), Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday inaugurated 100 more new mohalla clinics in the national capital.
- J&J recalls 33K baby powder bottles in US on asbestos worry(16:48)
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 33,000 bottles of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) baby powder have been recalled by the company in the US after health regulators found asbestos traces in a bottle that was purchased online, reports said.
- Eating potato as effective as carbohydrate gels: Study(13:38)
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, a new study suggests.
- Online pharmacies to grow to $3.7 billion by 2022: CLSA(16:54)
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) E-pharmacies are likely to grow seven times to $3.7 billion by CY22 as they aim to grab a large pie of the highly fragmented Indian market, according to a research note by foreign brokerage, CLSA.
- Bad breakups may not trigger weight gain: Study(15:50)
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) That pint of ice cream after a nasty breakup may not do as much damage as you think. Despite the emotional turmoil, people on average do not report gaining weight after a relationship dissolution, says a new study.
- 3 mn TB cases not getting proper care: WHO report(14:34)
Geneva, Oct 18 (IANS) More people received life-saving treatment for tuberculosis (TB) in 2018 than ever before, largely due to improved detection and diagnosis, however, severe under-funding and lack of access to care is still jeopardising around three million of those suffering with TB, a World Health Organization (WHO) report said.
- Want to be fit? Workout before breakfast(13:02)
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Fitness enthusiasts, take a note! Researchers have found that working out before breakfast could increase health benefits of exercise.
- Even short-term 'vaping' can cause inflammation: Study(16:42)
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) E-cigarette use has risen at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers and now researchers from the Ohio State University have found that even short-term vaping could cause cellular inflammation in never-smoker adults.
- Frequent drinking more harmful than binges: Study(14:14)
Seoul, Oct 17 (IANS) Alcohol lovers, take a note. Drinking small amounts of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than binge drinking, says a new study.