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
Interrupting for a short period a protein responsible for immune functions can help boost the body's immunity against viral infections like HIV and hepatitis C, says a new study. The study conducted by scientists at the
Mumbai has been witnessing fluctuating temperatures between very high to very low in the last few days, with very low humidity levels too. These changes have been attributed to the north-easterly winds. Though the cooler nights
According to a leading British charity, formula milk should carry larger 'cigarette-style' statutory warnings that ‘breast feeding is the best’ for the new-born child. The proposal would apply to the UK, European and the
According to Scotland’s NHS Dumfries and Galloway, the best way to keep healthy is having an orgasm – daily! The health board is even advising patients to spice up their sex lives by having quickies, bringing some sex toys
People who are lonely have been shown to have lesser immunity and hence bad health, says a new study. With it being rampant today, especially in cities, people need to be concerned about it.
So, how exactly does loneliness
A study, coordinated by the AIIMS paediatrics department, conducted on newborns and infants in three city hospitals in Delhi has found that one in two children suffers from zinc deficiency which can lead to stunted growth and
Winter’s here! And with it comes extra hunger. Add to it the additional burden from cold and cough on your immunity for which you need to eat really healthy. Here is a list of food items that could keep you in the pink of
A unique property in breast milk promotes gut bugs that give infants greater immunity from infections than any infant formula, according to a US study. "This study provides insight to the mechanisms underlying the benefits of
A common vitamin may potentially provide a powerful tool to fight 'superbugs', antibiotic-resistant staphylococcus infections that health experts view as a threat to public health. The research found that high doses of the
There could soon be a vaccine to protect you against the deadly Hepatitis C. Australian scientists are now running trials on the efficacy of this much awaited vaccine. According to statistics this disease affects nearly 200
Anti- Hepatitis A virus (HAV) vaccine can provide infants immunity for upto 10 years. A new study has found that any transfer of the mother's HAV antibodies does not lower the child's immune response to the vaccine. The
Infants are prone to sickness but a new study has found that there is way to boost their immunity. The study states that it may be possible to activate the crucial cells to help infants fight off diseases from an early age.
Cervical cancer kills over 70,000 Indian women every year. Experts say that Indian women should ideally opt for the preventive vaccine against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). HPV is responsible for causing cervical cancer and