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Amitabh Bachchan honoured by US Embassy for TB awareness

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been honoured by the US Embassy to acknowledge his immense contribution to the India-US ties on tuberculosis. The award was...

Anushka Arora turns naturally candid

  Defying stereotypes surrounding South Asian women, vivacious presenter, Anushka Arora is the epitome of today’s modern South Asian woman. Ever since she was 18, Anushka...

Study links diabetes to dementia

  Research from the University of Glasgow shows that people who have a cardiometabolic disease, such as high blood pressure, diabetes or coronary heart disease...

Gilead wins India patent for blockbuster Hepatitis drug

India has granted a patent to US pharmaceutical giant Gilead for a blockbuster Hepatitis C drug, in a U-turn activists said could potentially stop...

‘One You’ health campaign asks ‘How are You’?

New ‘One You’ health campaign asks ‘How are You’? Modern day life makes it hard for people to live healthily, with bigger portions for everything...

E-cigarettes are 95 per cent less harmful than tobacco, finds UK study

ELECTRONIC cigarettes are around 95 per cent less harmful than tobacco and should be promoted as a tool to help smokers quit, a study...

India tightens rules on cigarettes, tobacco branding

TOBACCO companies in India will have to stamp health warnings across 85 per cent of the surface of cigarette packs and other products, the...

Quick, short runs pack health benefits: US study

GOING out for a quick, daily run may be just as effective as a long-distance jaunt when it comes to prolonging your life, said...

TVs, cars, computers linked to obesity in poor nations

  IN LOW-INCOME countries, people with cars, televisions and computers at home are far more likely to be obese than people with no such conveniences,...

Feeling short makes people prone to paranoia

  PEOPLE who experience social situations from a lower height - in other words short people - are more prone to feelings of paranoia, inferiority...