The theme for World AIDS Day from 2011-15 is ‘Getting to Zero’ – zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. Many people are gravely misinformed about the disease and how it spreads
Everyone wants to lose weight quickly. This has led to a number of fad and/or crash diets hitting the market all of which claim to help you lose a lot of weight very fast. Some of the more common ones are The Atkins diet, Zone
November 14 is World Diabetes Day.
One in every five urban adult Indians now suffer from diabetes and/or hypertension according to a recent study (Screening India's Twin Epidemic*). Diabetes is a silent killer. If
A stroke occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain stops. This is sometimes also called a brain attack. Although there are a number of ways to prevent this unsightly condition, good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle is
Children's nutrition these days is becoming quite complex. They want junk food and you want them to get all the nutrition possible. Wondering how to make your kid eat healthy? Watch this video to find out how to help your kid
According to scientists, your gut bugs can reveal whether you are suffering from the Type-2 diabetes. They fear that many could be suffering from Type-2 diabetes, whose numbers have globally gone up, without ever realising. The
A recent study has proved that long-term consumption of GM crops could lead to tumours and other severe health impacts. This has led the environment group Greenpeace on Monday to demand suspension of on-going genetically modified
According to a finding, higher intake of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) seems to amplify the risk of obesity.
"The findings may motivate further research on interactions between genomic variation and environmental factors
Want to work wonders for your health and wellness? According to an Australian study, a "can do" attitude could really help!
Researchers from the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research analysed data on
Men and women have different nutritional needs. Women require certain essential nutrients life iron, follic acid and most importantly calcium during various stages in their life. Although most are conscious about what they
Most people associate visiting a dietitian with ill health. You might just be wrong. A well planned diet is important for weight loss as well as for a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few tips on when you should
Been on a number of diets but not lost a single kilo? Maybe you are doing something wrong. Learn more about what a diet exactly is and what are the rules that govern a healthy meal. Losing weight could be as easy as six small
The Indian Navy became the first of the four armed forces to launch a comprehensive healthcare information management system (HIMS) to ensure naval hospital assists in its personnel's wellbeing. Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal
Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one's self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own - Madame de Stael, Swiss author
A prayer (Sanskrit: prārthanā) can be