Category: Health

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Poor oral health may up liver cancer risk: Study

Poor oral health may up liver cancer risk: Study

Oral health is linked to liver cancer, a study finds. (Source: File Photo) Poor oral health is associated with a 75 per cent increase ...
Friend circle more predictive of your health than Fitbit alone: Study

Friend circle more predictive of your health than Fitbit alone: Study

Social network structure provided significant improvement in predicting one’s health and well-being. (Source: File Photo) Your circle ...
Asthma patients skipping doses owing to high cost: Study

Asthma patients skipping doses owing to high cost: Study

Researchers surveyed 1,400 people with asthma in Australia. (Source: Getty Images/Thinkstock) Calling for urgent interventions to pro ...
Iron-rich foods do not increase chance of pregnancy: Study

Iron-rich foods do not increase chance of pregnancy: Study

The research finds that heme iron, which mostly comes from meat, has no effect on how long it takes a woman to conceive. (Photo: Gett ...
Health tips: Why you should drink more water during summers

Health tips: Why you should drink more water during summers

It is extremely important to drink water and keep yourself hydrated during summers. (Photo: Getty Images) During summers, our bodies ...
Sauna sessions as exhausting as moderate exercise: Study

Sauna sessions as exhausting as moderate exercise: Study

People with low blood pressure or cardiovascular disorders have traditionally been advised not to use saunas, as a further fall in bl ...
AI tool detects rare diseases from portraits, health data

AI tool detects rare diseases from portraits, health data

Every year, around half a million children worldwide are born with a rare hereditary disease. Obtaining a definitive diagnosis can be ...
World Blood Donor Day 2019: Things to consider to ensure safe blood transfusion

World Blood Donor Day 2019: Things to consider to ensure safe blood transfusion

Blood is donated by non-paid volunteers who have undergone level of checks before donation. (Photo: Pixabay) Blood transfusion means ...
Faecal donations linked to death of patient, severe infection in another

Faecal donations linked to death of patient, severe infection in another

The stool had not been tested for the germs before being given to the patients. Two patients contracted severe infections, and one of ...
Being overweight doubles high BP risk in kids, says study

Being overweight doubles high BP risk in kids, says study

In 2016, more than 41 million children under the age of five were overweight. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) Overweight four-year-o ...
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