Mumbai: Two die in separate incidents due to waterborne diseases

Two citizens have died so far this month in separate incidents of monsoon-related waterborne diseases.  According to the BMC’s public health department, a citizen died of malaria and another... Read more »

Proper diet is key to preventing chronic kidney disease

A new research published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reveals that a right diet can slow chronic kidney disease (CKD), but 90 per cent... Read more »

Researchers Find Evidence Keto Diet May Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Photo: Getty Images Though many people claim the keto diet to be a game changer or a lifesaver, a newly released study raises questions about its ability to cause... Read more »

Identified the main factors of lung cancer

This disease can manifest itself, even if you have never smoked. Every fifth case of lung cancer diagnosed in those who have never even touched a cigarette. According to... Read more »

New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIV

HIV Myths and Facts By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is typically a manageable infection, but medications... Read more »

Genomes sequencing at birth, low cost makes it a tempting proposition

As the cost of genome sequencing decreases, researchers and clinicians are debating whether all newborns should be sequenced at birth, facilitating a lifetime of personalised medical care. Researchers at... Read more »

Opt-out system unlikely to increase organ donations – study

The new organ donation system in England is “unlikely” to increase the number of donations, researchers have claimed. The comments come after a new study found that under opt-out... Read more »

Number of faulty children’s vaccines in China surges to over 900000

By Ben Westcott and Serenitie Wang CNN (CNN) — Hundreds of thousands of additional vaccines intended for children have been found to be faulty, the Chinese government announced Wednesday,... Read more »

Expert Tips on How to Limit Screen Time for Kids

Evidence is growing that too much time in front of a screen can be bad for our eyes and our health in general, especially for children and teens. Too... Read more »

Babies in Prams Exposed to Over Twice as Much Pollution as Adults

The new study reviewed more than 160 references in literature to assess whether babies in prams have a higher exposure to traffic-generated air pollutants such as particulate matter, including... Read more »