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Colorectal cancer: Include fibre-rich diet to reduce risk, says study    

Health Desk: In a paper published in the journal JAMA oncology, Doctor Raaj Mehta and colleagues from Harvard Details

Want to whiten your teeth, eat these  

Health Desk: Some people resort to pricey laser treatment or whitening strips - both of which can potentially Details

Women lose their mental sharpness in their 50s

Health Desk:Scientists have warned that women's brains start going downhill in their 50s – a decade earlier than Details

The symptoms may be caused by a parasite carried by cat

Health Desk:For some women, that time of the month can be so bad it triggers a complete emotional Details

Snoring may cause a stroke!

Health Desk: Snoring can be infuriating if you are on the receiving end. But next time you feel Details

11 stomach-flattening ingredients  

Staff Correspondent: Do you find your abdomen blows up after you've eaten? Ever looked in the mirror after Details

A story of breast cancer sufferer

Health Desk:A breast cancer sufferer who had a life-saving mastectomy will be left with differently shaped boobs - Details

You need to eat more chocolate for best mood

Health Desk: Christmas is all but a distant memory and pay day feels like an eternity away. So Details

Red chilli may help you live longer

Health Desk: Researchers said, wish to live longer? Eating hot red chilli peppers with cholesterol lowering properties may Details

Depression may be as risky as obesity and cholesterol

Health Desk:A study has found that the risk of death by cardiovascular diseases due to depression may be Details

The vitamin that baby needs does not belong to breast

Health Desk: Mothers must take vitamin D supplements to protect their newborns from crippling illnesses, a new study Details

Don’t ignore the snore

Online Desk:Snoring is seen more of a bedtime annoyance for people sleeping together, but little do they know Details

Noise and pollution raises risk to pregnant women  

Health Desk: Experts recently have found that expectant mothers living close to busy roads are at greater risk Details

A breakthrough for cancer victims

Online Desk: Most women blasted with toxic drugs to treat their cancer become infertile, but scientists have found Details

Cotton buds may damage your hearing

Health Desk: It's often thought to be a sign of good cleanliness. But manually removing earwax could actually damage Details

Some medical benefits of ginger

Online Desk:Ginger is one of the most widely used ingredients in home remedies. It has carminative properties, making Details

Tips to prevent diabetes

Piggybacking the obesity epidemic, diabetes rates continue to surge. One-fourth of people don't know that they have diabetes, Details

Polio Response in Africa to Be Fast, Difficult and Possibly Dangerous

The counterattack against resurgent polio in Africa will be rapid, logistically difficult and potentially dangerous, involving millions of Details

Sleep disorders may increase risk of stroke  

People with sleep disorders like insomnia and sleep apnea are more likely to have a stroke or recovery Details

Mizoram takes preventive steps for Japanese encephalitis

The Mizoram government has taken preventive measures to thwart the outbreak of Japanese encephalitis following reports of the Details