Health

Tomatoes might cost you dearly in India nowadays but adding one or two in your daily diet could keep your virility up and running, according to researchers. A dietary compound called LactoLycopene found in tomatoes has been shown to improve sperm quality and those took this supplement had almost 40 per cent ...

Scientists in the US have designed an oral drug capsule that can carry insulin and protect it from the harsh environment in the digestive tracts. The study published in this week's Nature Medicine has shown that the capsule containing proteins that cannot be taken orally reaches the small intestine ...

The World Health Organization's first report on vision warns that the excessive time children spend indoors is linked to an increase in eye conditions such as myopia. The report published on Tuesday has not linked these increasing problems directly to the use of smartphones or any other kind of screen, the Efe news...

Researchers have developed a new non-invasive optical imaging system that promises to improve diagnosis and treatments for dry eye disease which often causes irritation and blurred vision. Dry eye occurs when there is instability in the inner layer of the tear film ...

Health authorities in the US state of Florida said that three new cases of locally transmitted dengue had been confirmed in the Miami-Dade County, taking the total number to eight this year. In a statement on Friday, Florida's Health Department said of the three cases, ...

Researchers have found that breathing polluted air does not only make you sick, but it could also make you more aggressive. The research team from the Colorado State University found that strong links between short-term exposure to air pollution and aggressive behaviour, in the ...

Young adults who experienced annual income drops of 25 per cent or more might be more at risk of having thinking problems and reduced brain health in middle age, a study said. "Our exploratory study followed participants in the US through the recession in ...

Indian researchers have found that patients with hypertension and Type 2 diabetes who consumed a high fibre diet witnessed an improvement in their blood pressure, cholesterol and fasting glucose. For the study, the research team from Care Well Heart and Super Specialty ...

Researchers have found that drinking alcohol three months before pregnancy or during the first trimester was associated with a 44 per cent raised risk of congenital heart disease for fathers and 16 per cent for mothers. Binge drinking, defined as five or more drinks per sitting, was related to a 52 ...

Jamaluddin, a resident of Padrauna in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar, looks normal at first glance but he is not. All the organs in his body are placed on the wrong side -- his heart is on the right side while his liver and gall bladder are on the left....