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Probiotics can help treat bipolar disorder and psychiatric issues

Probiotic organisms are non-pathogenic bacteria that, when present in the gut flora, are known to improve the overall health of the host.

16 Dec 2018 5:55 PM

Doctors find acupuncture needles buried inside woman's body for 3 decades

Since the needles didn’t cause any ill effects, the woman was sent home after being treated for urinary tract infection.

16 Dec 2018 5:10 PM

Health tech startups: The future of healthcare solution for tech-savvy people

The tech-savvy tap onto Google for checking up symptoms of any and every problem.

15 Dec 2018 12:15 PM

Depression in old age can be prevented by visits to the museum and cinema

Those benefits were also independent of whether or not people had contact with friends and family or took part in social activities.

14 Dec 2018 4:38 PM

Research suggests risk of heart attack may peak on Christmas Eve

Major sporting events, hurricanes and stock market crashes, have also been associated with a higher risk of heart attack.

13 Dec 2018 5:00 PM


Woman gets heart attack after trying to cleanse her colon by drinking a litre soy sauce

Her husband said that she had lost 11 kg in three weeks by going on a diet of canned fish and white bread.

12 Dec 2018 5:44 PM

Research finds high arsenic levels in 25 per cent wells of Punjab

The high Arsenic levels are interestingly found to be confined to flood plains of River Ravi.

11 Dec 2018 8:47 PM

Baby continues breathing without life support despite being declared brain dead

Three in a thousand babies die or become brain damaged in Britain because of lack of oxygen.

11 Dec 2018 8:23 PM

Depression can be tackled using internet-based therapy platforms

Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy apps are an important new tool for addressing a major public health issue.

09 Dec 2018 8:42 PM

People respond more quickly to angry voices: study

This rapid detection of the source of a potential threat in a complex environment is essential, as it is critical in crisis situations.

09 Dec 2018 8:19 PM


Risk of miscarriage may go up by 16 per cent from exposure to polluted air for a week

Living in polluted areas may caused women to lose their pregnancies altogether.

09 Dec 2018 6:48 PM

Research suggests shy people may suffer more anxiety while nursing a hangover

People who drink in order to bring down anxiety face a rebound effect the next day which may be the reason behind increased hangxiety.

07 Dec 2018 4:29 PM

Scientists close to creating pill that will allow people to eat without becoming obese

The results come at a time when medical reviews have warned that a quarter of the world’s population may face obesity in the next 30 years.

06 Dec 2018 7:48 PM

Part of man's lung comes out during intense spell of coughing

Human lungs are too big to be coughed up through the trachea but extreme coughing can cause the lungs to pop through spaces.

06 Dec 2018 5:39 PM

Metabolism can increase for days with a single workout

The study found that a single bout of exercise can boost the activity of POMC neurons and inhibit the counterpart neuron for up to two days.

05 Dec 2018 8:08 PM


Scientists warn that risk of asthma may be higher among children born through IVF

Experts have meanwhile insisted that children born like this don’t have poor health later in life.

05 Dec 2018 5:41 PM

Girls may hit puberty earlier due to chemicals in cosmetics and soaps: study

Chemicals that have been implicated include phthalates, which are often found in scented products like perfumes, soaps and shampoos.

04 Dec 2018 8:51 PM

New nasal spray can tackle chronic snoring by regulating breathing

It has a hormone called leptin which is believed to help regulate breathing.

04 Dec 2018 8:29 PM

Risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes higher among people who stay up late

An individual's chronotype leads to people having a natural preference towards waking early or going to bed late.

02 Dec 2018 8:13 PM

Around 80 per cent people lie to doctors as they don't want to be lectured or judged

People don’t want to be judged and pigeonholed as someone making bad decisions.

02 Dec 2018 6:38 PM