Health

  • Free Health Camp Drive for Children by National NGO
    4:43 PM

    Focused on rebuilding the crummy lives of the under-privileged children of our country, National Organization for Social Empowerment comes with yet another laudable initiative, organizing a free health camp for the children at Gandhi Ashram, GTB Nagar on April 15. The camp was set up with due support from Save

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  • Dr J S Rajkumar delivered laparoscopic surgical workshop at Al Hayat Hospital
    4:50 PM

    Oman’s first day-long live audio-visual surgical workshop on laparoscopic surgery was conducted successfully at Al Hayat International Hospital recently. The main operating surgeon Dr J S Rajkumar, senior consultant surgeon at Al Hayat, demonstrated a series of surgeries to the audience of surgeons, physicians, and resident doctors from The Royal Hospital,

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  • Health beverages no good for consumers: Study
    10:26 AM

    Toronto, Jan 13 (IANS) Contrary to the claims made on their packages, some novel beverages such as vitamin waters and energy drinks marketed in Canada provide little nutritional benefits to the consumers, says a study. “While our findings suggest that consumers stand to reap little or no benefit from the

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  • Sex good for health of species
    8:13 AM

    Toronto, Jan 13 (IANS) Researchers from the University of Toronto have found that species which reproduce sexually rather than asexually are healthier over time because they do not accumulate harmful mutations. “The findings allow us to understand why an enormous diversity of species around the world go through the laborious

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  • Tiny worms to help improve astronauts’ health
    7:15 AM

    Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Tiny roundworms are going to help researchers at the International Space Station (ISS) learn ways to keep astronauts healthy on long-duration space missions. Two Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) investigations on the ISS will help the team seek clues to physiological problems found in astronauts like

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  • e-Learning can create more health professionals
    9:49 AM

    London, Jan 12 (IANS) Electronic learning – the use of electronic media and devices in education – is likely to be as effective as traditional methods for training health professionals, says a study. Students acquire knowledge and skills through online and offline e-learning as well as or better than they

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  • Odisha alerts health institutes on swine flu
    10:59 AM

    Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) The Odisha government has asked all the medical institutions in the state to be vigilant against swine flu, H1N1 virus, after a middle-aged man tested positive. “We have asked all the district medical officers and medical colleges to take precautionary measures to counter the seasonal disease.

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  • Be optimistic to have a healthy heart
    10:17 AM

    New York, Jan 10 (IANS) The more optimistic you are, the better it is for your health. Those who have an upbeat outlook on life have significantly better cardiovascular health than that of the pessimists, new research has found. Optimism boosts overall health but its positive impact on the heart

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  • On 41st b’day, friends wish Hrithik ‘health and hotness’
    8:56 AM

    Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan, who turned 41 Saturday, has been wished a year full of happiness, good health and more ‘hotness’, by his friends from the Hindi film fraternity. After making his acting debut in 2000 with “Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai”, Hrithik went on to treat his fans

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