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Festival cheer rings diabetes alarm for Indians

IT’S FESTIVAL season in India, with the celebrations providing a perfect opportunity for family outings, late-night parties and customary feasting on sweets. But health...

Americans need not visit India for cheap healthcare’

PRESIDENT Barack Obama has pushed for affordable healthcare arguing that he would not like US citizens to travel to India and Mexico for cheaper...

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...

TV, radio shows to promote Indian traditional medicines

ALLOPATHIC medicines and their role in curing ailments is well-known, but very few in India are aware of the healing nature of home-grown and...

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...

Study shows memory loss can start as early as 45

COGNITIVE skills can start to fall from the age of 45, not from around the age of 60 as is commonly thought, according to...

India launches indigenous vaccine for Japanese encephalitis

  INDIA on Friday (October 4) launched an indigenous vaccine against Japanese encephalitis as part of a national programme to fight the virus. Nineteen states, including...

Can yoga and meditation help bring peace to Afghans?

AS the Afghan government`s Western backers pour in cash, and tens of thousands of foreign soldiers patrol the country, a French human rights activist...

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...

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...