Our lives have become more stressful, we get very little physical activity on a daily basis and our eating habits have deteriorated. Is it a surprise then that more and more of us frequently complain of health problems right from
Recently the news has been abuzz that three people died and 70 were admitted to a local hospital in Karnataka, because of food poisoning. The people had consumed panaka and buttermilk given as prasaad during RamNavami
The seeds and leaves of methi (fenugreek) are readily available and widely used in Indian kitchen. They have a strong aroma and a bitter taste. But when used in small quantities they impart flavour to your food. It is commonly
As you wait patiently for the doctor to tell you and your loved ones about your illness, hoping against hope that everything is alright, the doctor speaks, but you don’t understand a single word! Packed with medical mumbo-
A viral or bacterial infection is one of the most common causes of fever; the rise in body temperature above the normal 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit is a sign that your body’s immune system is trying to fight the infection. Besides
The sweltering heat might not be the only problem you are likely to have this summer. The heat brings with it a host of easily avoidable conditions that you must know about. Here are the 5 reasons the summer could be tough on
It is not just the millions trickling into the sprawling 58 sq km campus of the Kumbh Mela that officials worry about. There is also an 'army' of mosquitoes to tackle. A day ahead of Mauni Amavasya, the biggest bathing day at the
The change in weather has left veteran actor Dilip Kumar with mild fever -- and under house arrest as per doctor's orders. "I have been having mild fever since a couple of days thanks to the change in the weather. My doctors are
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said on that the government is taking necessary action to prevent a dengue outbreak and there is no need to panic. In a statement issued in Chennai, she said that as of now only 59
Scientists on Tuesday announced a major breakthrough in their search for a dengue vaccine and claim it could be available by 2015.
The candidate vaccine showed a 60-90% protection rate against three different viral strains (DenV
The Assam government are on their toes to avoid outbreaks of epidemic diseases in the relief camps. The camps have been set up to shelter victims of the ethnic violence that broke out in the state last month and are housing over
An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has killed at least 13 people in Uganda, BBC reported. The outbreak began in late June but has only just been confirmed as Ebola. The cases were reported in Kibaale district, about 170 km
An unknown disease has been the cause for the death of at least 56 Cambodian children in the past three months, as reported by the ministry of health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
Preliminary findings identified
Bihar has decided to involve village youths to help fight kala azar, a disease transmitted by the sand fly that killed over 70 people last year. "The government plans to involve the youth to help it to stamp out kala azar. The