• First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start
  • Health Benefits of Corn
  • ‘Dead’ man rescued 2 hours later when family notices body bag moving
  • Doctors remove skeleton of baby left inside mother for 36 years
  • BKS Iyengar: A pioneer who brought yoga to masses
  • First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

    First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

    The U.S. government and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human trials of a vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus. The National Institutes of Health will sponsor the first trial of the vaccine, one of several being developed against Ebola. It’s fast-tracked the testing because […]

  • Health Benefits of Corn

    Health Benefits of Corn

    Health benefits of corn include controlling diabetes, prevention of heart ailments, lowering hypertension and prevention of neural-tube defects at birth. Corn or maize is one of the most popular cereals in the world and forms the staple food in many countries, including the United States and many African countries. The […]

  • ‘Dead’ man rescued 2 hours later when family notices body bag moving

    ‘Dead’ man rescued 2 hours later when family notices body bag moving

    A 54-year-old Brazilian man may be suffering from terminal cancer, but the docs got it wrong when they told his family he’d died of respiratory failure and multiple organ failure Saturday night. Two hours later, when family members went to the morgue to dress Valdelucio de Oliveira Goncalves’ body, they […]

  • Doctors remove skeleton of baby left inside mother for 36 years

    Doctors remove skeleton of baby left inside mother for 36 years

    Jyoti Kumar went to the doctor after she started experiencing constant abdominal pain—and experts in the Indian city of Nagpur discovered the cause was a baby skeleton that had been inside her for 38 years. Jyoti Kumar, 62, had an ectopic pregnancy when she was 24, and was told the […]

  • BKS Iyengar: A pioneer who brought yoga to masses

    BKS Iyengar: A pioneer who brought yoga to masses

    World-renowned yoga guru BKS Iyengar, the founder of Iyengar Yoga, passed away at a hospital in Pune on Wednesday morning. Iyengar was 95 years old. The internationally-acclaimed yoga guru introduced Iyengar Yoga to the world. It is a form of Hatha Yoga which lays emphasis on physical alignment of the […]

 

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Mass awareness should be generated on organ donation

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said that he would request the Ministry of Human Resource Development to include in school text books passages and essays that generate in young children a positive attitude towards organ donation in general and eye (cornea) donation in particular.   The minister, who […]

 
 

Short walks may reverse damage from prolonged sitting

Short walks may reverse damage from prolonged sitting

It’s no secret sitting behind a desk all day can be bad for your health. In fact, prolonged periods of sitting have been associated with higher cholesterol levels and greater waist circumference which can lead to cardiovascular and metabolic disease. But a new study has found that taking a 5-minute […]

 
 

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

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UN chief calls for more support to fight Ebola

UN chief calls for more support to fight Ebola

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has called leaders of some countries and organisations to urge more support in the fight against the deadly Ebola, a spokesman said here Monday. “He spoke to UK Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Francois Hollande, Cuban President Raul Castro and President of the European […]

 
 

Good sleep means less sick leave at work

Good sleep means less sick leave at work

If you sleep for seven to eight hours, you are less likely to apply for sick leave at work, finds a fascinating study. The risk of extended absence from work due to sickness rose sharply among those who reported sleeping less than six hours or more than nine hours per […]

 
 

Ebola crisis: Liberia ‘faces huge surge’ says WHO

Ebola crisis: Liberia ‘faces huge surge’ says WHO

Ebola is spreading exponentially in Liberia, with thousands of new cases expected in the next three weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. Conventional methods to control the outbreak were “not having an adequate impact”, the UN’s health agency added. At least 2,100 people infected with Ebola have died so […]

 
 

Animal fur bed helps reduce asthma risk in infants

Animal fur bed helps reduce asthma risk in infants

A new study has observed that infants who sleep on animal fur in the first three months of life are less likely to suffer from asthma in later childhood. The study at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich suggested that microbial environment in animal skin and fur […]

 
 

An hour of moderate exercise a day may decrease heart failure risk

An hour of moderate exercise a day may decrease heart failure risk

Exercising each day can help keep the doctor away. In a new study reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure, researchers say more than an hour of moderate or half an hour of vigorous exercise per day may lower your risk of heart failure by 46 percent. […]

 
 

5 reasons why eating olives are a must

5 reasons why eating olives are a must

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See what Foods to Avoid in a Baby First Year

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