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A recent  Supreme Court judgment has revived the debate about foregoing treatment in favour of a dignified death for the terminally ill  ...

Fat chemistry: the science behind obesity

Why you gain, lose -- and gain weight again....

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Researches have proved that domestic violence results in many psychological, biological, neurological, behavioural, and physiological changes in women ...

Malnutrition and the loss of human potential in India 

It has been estimated that because of undernutrition India will suffer an economic loss of about 40 billion US dollars by 2030, which might perhaps be the highest loss of human potential ever...

My fight with cancer strengthened my belief in humanity, in relations beyond blood

In the 21st century when people live such materialistic lives and machines have taken over most of the manual work, there are things which are still in the hands of humans....

Lassa fever is similar to Ebola and can spread human-to-human: Atanu Basu

Prof Atanu Basu, a noted virologist, talks about Lassa fever, which is emerging as next health challenge in Africa after Ebola, its symptoms and if India is at risk.....

This robot-assisted digital 360 degree breast thermography device may help detect breast cancer at an early stage

The new device might address all three inhibitions a woman generally have while going for a regular breast cancer screening....

Diabetes, heart disease and stroke may co-occur

Researchers say that diabetes, heart disease, and stroke may progress from one to another sequentially through the life course. That means there is ....

The event will bring together individuals, public, private and civil society members who have been involved in the design and implementation of health care i...