Health

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....

Foods containing high levels of fructose, such as processed foods and sugar-sweetened beverages, may damage the liver's ability to properly burn fat, warns a new study. "The most important takeaway of this study is that high fructose in the diet is bad," said lead study author C. Ronald Kahn, Professor of Medicine at Harvard ...

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has decided to invite a reputed medical institution to run its state-of-the-art 500-bed medical institute set up in Odisha's Talcher. After the Odisha government expressed its inability to run the Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSAR), the company has taken the...

Google Doodle on Tuesday honoured noted American psychiatrist Herbert Kleber on the 23rd anniversary of his election to the National Academy of Medicine, earlier known as the Institute of Medicine. Born on June 19, 1934 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the USA, Kleber was a ...

Living close to the sea could support better mental health in England's poorest urban communities, a new study suggests. The study, published in the journal Health & Place revealed that living in large towns and cities near to England's coastline is linked with better mental ...

Taking previous research that claimed red meat is dangerous to your health straight on its head, a new study consisting in-depth systematic reviews now suggest that you can continue to eat red and processed meat as usual at home. Researchers at McMaster and Dalhousie universities found that cutting back on ...