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Bengaluru-based company introduces 'Stress Day Off' for employees

DocApp feels its ‘Stress Day Off’ policy will help employees take better care of their cognitive health.

10 Oct 2017 12:33 PM

More trees help water sanitation, reduce child deaths: study

Diarrheal disease kills more than half a million children under five each year.

09 Oct 2017 8:50 PM

Improve heart health, this World Heart Day

World Heart Day highlights the actions that individuals can take to prevent and control cardiovascular disease.

29 Sep 2017 3:21 PM

WHO warns Alzheimer's disease is most common cause of dementia

World Alzheimer's Day is observed on September 21.

21 Sep 2017 6:23 PM


Indians could live longer if air quality improves: study

Here's what researchers have found.

12 Sep 2017 12:31 PM

WHO gives guidelines on suicide to govts

Says public must be taught about facts, prevention.

12 Sep 2017 1:59 AM

Australian researchers say they can stop melanoma spreading

The results will change the way melanoma patients are treated.

11 Sep 2017 11:15 AM

World Suicide Prevention Day: Alarming facts about suicide

800,000 people commit suicide annually.

10 Sep 2017 2:52 PM


Study challenges conventional wisdom on fats, fruits and vegetables

New research suggests the biology of people around the world is similar when it comes to diets.

30 Aug 2017 9:52 AM

All you need to know about hepatitis

Be aware about the infection that affects million of Indians.

22 Aug 2017 4:13 PM

Drug-resistant gonorrhoea can spread during oral sex

WHO revealed three people globally have already developed 'super gonorrhoea'.

07 Aug 2017 2:02 PM

Ebola can persist in survivor's semen 2 years after infection

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill made the discovery.

03 Aug 2017 3:14 PM

World Breastfeeding Week: Sustaining breastfeeding together!

Breast milk contains antibodies that help the baby fight off viruses and bacteria.

02 Aug 2017 1:09 PM


Infected, not recovering? Blame it on the tandoori chicken!

Poultry farms are deploying antibiotics not to treat sick animals but to fatten them quickly.

23 Jul 2017 1:32 PM

Five key numbers on AIDS

Roughly 1.8 million people worldwide contracted the AIDS virus in 2016.

21 Jul 2017 2:12 PM

2.1 billion people lack safe drinking water at home: report

New research also reveals more than twice as many lack safe sanitation.

13 Jul 2017 6:13 PM

19-year-olds as inactive as 60-year-olds

The study also identified different times throughout the day when activity was highest and lowest.

18 Jun 2017 9:54 AM

Latest research ups HIV life expectancy

WHO now recommends antiretroviral therapy to be given as soon as possible after diagnosis to all people with HIV.

16 May 2017 2:16 AM