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Claw Toes sign of underlying diabetes, says doctors

December 27, 2016 11:16 am

According to the doctors, though claw foot is not painful the patients experience discomfort while walking.

Research shows protein-carbohydrate combo good for gut health

November 27, 2016 12:11 pm

In this study, the researchers found that the availability of intestinal nitrogen to microbes in the gut plays a key role in regulating interactions between gut microbes and their host animal.

Obesity may cause eight more types of cancer: Study

August 25, 2016 2:34 pm

The role of obesity in the development of cancers is more extensive than it has been assumed, says research.

This new insulin pill could make diabetes treatment 'painless'

August 24, 2016 7:46 pm

Insulin has been successfully encapsulated using Cholestosomes that can be administered orally with tiny vesicles that can deliver insulin where it needs to go without injecting.

Lack of access to fresh food may lead to early heart disease

August 17, 2016 12:04 pm

Greater access to healthier foods may have promoted healthier diets, says study.

Recording yourself while brushing may improve oral health: Study

August 11, 2016 5:50 pm

According to researchers, the very act of recording a selfie may disrupt ingrained habits, making participants conscious of their brushing.

High BP now more common in lower-income countries

August 11, 2016 1:48 pm

Ageing populations and urbanisation play an important role in the epidemic of hypertension in lower and middle-income countries.

Zika may lead to severe joint deformities in newborns: Study

August 10, 2016 7:29 pm

Zika virus forms scar-like lesions on which calcium is deposited, causing joint deformities at birth, say researchers.

Yoga for constipation: 4 asanas to help with your bowel movements

August 07, 2016 8:53 pm

Many would scrunch up our faces at the word 'constipation', but with more people in their 30s and 40s suffering from it, practising these yoga poses can help relieve and regulate life.

Yes, there is a condition that lets you write on your skin (video)

August 04, 2016 7:55 pm

Dermographism or 'skin writing' is a type of urticaria, or hives - where a raised, itchy rash appears on the skin.


Orgasm, caffeine, ice cream: 14 types of headaches you could suffer from

June 23, 2016 4:24 pm

If you've been recently wracked with unexplained headaches that don't go away easily, read on about the 14 types of headache disorders.

20 superfoods that can help prevent cancer

June 21, 2016 6:57 pm

Cancer can take a toll on an individual mentally, physically and emotionally. And it's not the patient alone who suffers. The family goes through a lot too. Include these 20 superfoods in your diet to keep cancer at bay.

Here's why you shouldn't put these 10 foods in the fridge

May 29, 2016 2:56 pm

Unknown to us, many foods lose a lot of their nutrient value when stored in the refrigerator. Here's a list of 10 such food items that would be better off unfrozen.

World Water Day: How to detoxify your body by drinking water

March 22, 2016 12:51 pm

A simple way to cleanse your body is by drinking lots and lots of water.

Step-by-step breakdown and health benefits of the Surya Namaskar

March 14, 2016 4:00 pm

Surya Namaskar is a holistic way to stay fit as its twists and bends encompass all major muscle groups and organ systems. Here are the benefits of a few daily rounds of Surya Namaskar.