Have you ever wondered why any talk of giving money to the unemployed often triggers a political storm whereas increase in healthcare costs often earn laurels? The answer, say researchers, can be found deep in our psychology, where powerful intuitions lead us to view illness as the result of bad luck and worthy of help.
Seek good company, eat right to balance hormones and exercise for age management.
While much thought is put into how to house and feed and clothe people who are displaced from their homes due to conflict, persecution or human rights violations, the world's estimated 60 million refugees may also need at least 2.78 million surgeries a year, researchers say.
Increased accumulation of gut bacterial metabolite in patients suffering from chronic kidney disease (CKD) may raise the risk of heart disease and premature death, says a study.
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the NEET ordinance, saying that its validity on the ground it violated Article 14 of the constitution could be challenged when the court opened after the summer break.
Adopting healthy lifestyle can significantly help women with a high risk of developing breast cancer in mitigating the perils involved with genes and family history, new research led by an Indian-origin scientist suggests.
Even with a healthy diet, defects in the functioning of the immune system from birth could contribute to a malnourished state throughout life, a study says.
Good sleep and regular exercise, choosing healthy food items and better cooking methods are the secrets of leading a healthy lifestyle, says an expert.
In a finding that could lead to new drugs to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered a new way of triggering cell death.
Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered that lower levels of a hormone may make teenagers vulnerable to gaining unhealthy weight.