August 6, 2012
The four important factors that contribute to back and neck pain are poor posture, lack of exercise, physical trauma (shock) and mental stress.
July 16, 2012
They may look hideous and induce a wave of nausea. But the fact remains that they enhance the natural process of wound healing in humans. Their saliva has an enzyme - Hirudin, which is cons...
July 5, 2012
A few children were curious, a few others apprehensive. Some sat secure, and some were cautious. One or two waved and upped their thumbs at friends sitting in the gallery, while many others just e...
May 30, 2012
According to the World Health Organisation, addiction to tobacco claims 5.4 million lives annually and continues to be the leading preventable cause of death. "Let us scale up the fight against tobacco," activists tell Prince Frederick on the eve of World No-Tobacco Day.
April 21, 2012
A new law banning display of cigarettes in supermarkets gets widespread endorsement from the public in the U.K.
January 10, 2012
A new study has found that nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs), specifically nicotine patches and nicotine gum, is no more effective in helping smokers quit long-term, even when combined with sm...
October 6, 2011
Pancreatic cancer, complications from which claimed the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, is one of the fastest spreading cancers, experts say.
This form of cancer is an aggressive, fa...
July 20, 2011
Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal - A blood test to screen people for Alzheimer’s disease. An experimental test did a good job of indicating how much of the tellta...
June 17, 2011
With stress-related disorders on rise in Kashmir Valley, a helpline was today launched by police to provide counselling to patients to overcome their problems.
The ‘Stress Man...
November 6, 2010
The healing profession being built on the foundations of implicit faith and trust between you and your doctor, any controversies on medical, ethical or legal issues ha...
July 19, 2012
Researchers have created a collection of “bryologs” — derived from a tiny marine organism, that been shown to activate latent HIV reservoirs with equal or greater potency than the original substan...
July 7, 2012
How Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy can change our perception of health.
June 9, 2012
Pelvic floor dysfunction can impact a woman's physical and mental health. But there's no need to suffer in silence. »
May 2, 2012
“There is no health without mental health. Mental health is essential for maintenance of the overall health and well being of individuals and the society at large. It affects the individual's abil...
March 7, 2012
Bone-setters have been included in NRHM to overcome acute lack of doctors in Nagaland
November 24, 2011
MOHAN Foundation, the Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network, and other organisations will hold a rally in Chennai on Sunday on the Marina Beach to raise awareness on organ donation. ...
September 4, 2011
Scientists have designed a biocomputer which can identify and kill cancer cells without harming the healthy ones.
Biocomputers use biologically derived materials such as DNA or proteins t...
June 24, 2011
District Medical and Health Officer T. Venkataramana Reddy said that instructions were given to PHCs to maintain ARV stocks.
December 11, 2010
Despite cinematic frills, the film “Mr. Jones” underlines the travails of bipolar disorder and the importance of mental equilibrium. »
October 29, 2010
Tamil Nadu's positive experience with its two-year old cadaver transplant programme has an important message for all States: strong official policy and commitment to transparency can improve...