Lower-than-normal levels of zinc in the body may contribute to high blood pressure by altering the way the kidneys handle sodium, a study warned Thursday.
Regularly eating fried chicken or fish is associated with a higher risk of death from any cause, specifically heart-related mortality, according to a study on postmenopausal women in the US.
The Delhi high court made it clear to the AAP government on Tuesday that the risks of administering measles and rubella vaccine had to be indicated in their advertisements on the vaccination drive to be held in schools, and said express consent of the parent was necessary to vaccinate a child.
Fasting may not be just a religious or political practice. It may actually protect you against age-related diseases and improve your overall health, researchers say.
A team of researchers has thrown light on the community beliefs about what causes cancer in children, an area which remains understudied, finds a latest research.
Emergency services at Safdarjung Hospital here were affected on Sunday as the resident doctors stayed away from work alleging one of their colleagues was manhandled by a Delhi Police head constable's son who had come for treatment. According to police, son of head constable Vinod -who is posted at Safdarjung Enclave police station, Akshay Kumar (24), was taken to the hospital on Sunday morning after he complained of abdominal pain.
The Cabinet on Thursday approved setting up of three new AIIMS -- two in Jammu and Kashmir and one in Gujarat -- under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) scheme, an official release said.
Even moderate alcohol consumption, described as intake of two drinks daily or 14 per week, could increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm condition, warn researchers.
For those planning to hit the gym to lose weight, take note. A new study suggests that diet is far more important than physical activity including walking, fidgeting and formal exercise.
Suffering from hypertension? Take heart, Italian researchers have identified Spirulina, a "superfood" made from algae, that could help to reduce blood pressure.