Health

Researchers have found that a drug, called nilvadipine that is consumed as a pill to control hypertension, could also help patients combat Alzheimer's disease without affecting other parts of the brain. Nilvadipine is a calcium channel blocker used to treat high blood pressure (HBP)....

As the International Yoga Day approaches on June 21, there are several apps and online platforms to help yoga enthusiasts boost their health in the absence of a trained guide. Some apps also offer integrated services with Apple health app and other ...

Poor oral health is associated with a 75 per cent increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, a study suggests. Published in the United European Gastroenterology Journal, the study investigated the association between oral health conditions and the risk of a...

Parents, take a note. Researchers have found that personal care products such as shampoo, lotion and nail polish in the hands of young children can quickly lead to poisoning or chemical burns-like life-threatening situations. Published in Clinical Pediatrics journal, the study found that more than 64,600 ...

Researchers have found that tucking the chin and lowering the head by just 10 degrees makes people seem more dominating. The study, published in the journal Psychological Science, shows that facial features are not the only source of this information, we also draw social inferences from the head itself....

Braces can help you get straight teeth but it may not always bring happiness and self-confidence, a study suggests. Published in the journal Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research, the study followed 448 13-year-old kids from South Australia in 1988 and 1989. By the ...

Health services in West Bengal's state-run hospitals remained partially disrupted on Saturday as the "cease work" by junior doctors, protesting against attacks on their colleagues and demanding adequate security measures, continued for the fifth day....

Thirty-one of 2,500 persons were found to be HIV positive during a screening programme for the virus conducted in Pakistan's Sindh province on Saturday, health authorities said The new cases in Shikarpur district see a surge in cases of HIV in Sindh after ...

The Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Saturday called off its day-long strike announced in support of the protesting medicos in West Bengal Announcing the decision, the RDA gave West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ...

Contrary to popular perception, researchers have found that evening exercise is as good as a morning workout. The study published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows that the effect of exercise may differ depending on the time of day it is performed....