Health

Fasting may not be just a religious or political practice. It may actually protect you against age-related diseases and improve your overall health, researchers say. The study, led by a team from the University of California-Irvine (UCI), found that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing...

Microsoft has signed a seven-year deal with Walgreens where it will provide its Azure Cloud services to help the second-biggest pharmacy chain in the US develop new health care delivery models, technology and retail innovations. Microsoft will also deploy Microsoft 365 to Walgreens' 380,000 employees and ...

Men who sleep less than six hours a night may be at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease compared to those who sleep between seven and eight hours, a new study suggests. The study showed that poor quality sleep of less than six hours increases the ...

Iconic Telugu actor Brahmanandam Kanneganti underwent a heart bypass surgery at the Asian Heart Institute (AHI), sources close to the family said here on Tuesday. He was rushed to the AHI Mumbai in a critical condition on Sunday and underwent several tests....

Scientists have created a robot that could help elderly people with dementia and other limitations live independently in their own homes. The Robot Activity Support System, or RAS, developed by the Washington State University (WSU), uses sensors embedded in a smart home to determine where its ...

The year has just begun, and its a good time to take a more diligent approach to your everyday hygiene. Consider your average day: All the places you travel to and the people you interact with. Now think for a moment of all the things your hands come in ...

A Nobel Prize-winning American scientist who co-discovered DNA has been stripped of his honourary titles after repeating racist comments in a documentary. James Watson, who discovered the double-helix structure of DNA alongside Francis Crick in the 1950s based on the work of British chemist Rosalind ...

People who have suffered bullying or sexual abuse have a lower quality of life similar to those living with chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, depression or severe anxiety, a new study has found. The findings, led by University of Adelaide researchers, found that the victims...

Specks of calcium in the heart's artery walls could signal early risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly in men from South Asian countries, including India, and may help develop treatment methods, researchers say. According to the team from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF), ...