The link between diet and cancer

The food we eat has a major impact on how our bodies gain and utilize nutrients, as well as how well our immune systems function

Why the young generation in India is succumbing to heart diseases

According to the Indian Heart Association, half of the heart attacks occur among Indian under the age of 50

All about high-intensity interval training

High-intensity interval training works on a simple concept--go at your body's maximum possible effort for a short period of time and repeat

Meditation can help subside inflammation

Stress which causes emotional pain also induces inflammation and sets off the same chain of events as infection or injury

Palliative care a silent, slow-evolving revolution in India

In India and in most of the developing world, palliative care reaches too few, too late in the continuum of their disease-related suffering

Ban tobacco, promote sports

I quit smoking recently. And that's no small feat. Tobacco is the most common form of addiction and one of the most harmful as well

Congenital glaucoma needs an early intervention

Congenital glaucoma requires surgery at an early age. Sometimes multiple surgical interventions are needed.

NHPS will help only if treatment cost is controlled 

The National Health Protection Scheme is most unlikely to benefit the common man in the country. In fact, it  could even be  misused

Budget 2018 is a big letdown for the domestic medical device industry

The sector was looking forward to promotional measures since it was one of the first five sectors included in the 'Make in India' initiative. Regrettably, nothing has been done

Are you at risk of brain stroke? 

Identify stroke with an easy acronym F A S T, which stands for F (facial asymmetry), A (arm weakness), S (speech difficulty) and T (time to call for an ambulance )

I lost and found myself in pursuit of happiness

I sat down in a corner, and my every activity from morning till evening flashed before my eyes. I felt vulnerable, weak. What had I been doing all these years? I asked mys....

Fetal surgeries can help save children from lifelong deformities and illness: Dr Mohan Abraham

Dr Mohan Abraham is a noted pediatric surgeon at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi. He talks about his recent cases ....

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...