Even a few minutes of light exercise daily, such as gentle gardening or taking the dog for a walk, can help the elderly live longer, suggests new research.
Renowned cardiologist B.K. Goyal and Honorary Dean of the Bombay Hospital passed away here at the Breach Candy Hospital on Tuesday, a family member said. He was 82.
A team of scientists have identified 15 new genes that control the shape of our face.
A quarter of global neonatal deaths happen in India where nearly 600,000 newborns die within 28 days of their birth every year, according to a new Unicef study.
Contrary to Goa Assembly Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo's statement that ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar could be shifted to the US for treatment if required, South Goa MP Narendra Savoikar said on Monday that news on his treatment abroad were "false and baseless".
UNICEF on Tuesday launched the "Every Child Alive" global campaign to demand and deliver affordable, quality health-care solutions for every mother and newborn.
Scientists have identified four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones that are active on human cells, thereby opening up possibilities of revealing biological mechanisms that may cause diabetes or cancer.
Knowing the risk of a heart attack or a stroke could soon become as simple as an eye test as researchers at Google and its health-tech arm Verily have found that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) could help identify signals of heart diseases through retinal images.
A study of middle-aged women by the University of Illinois (UI) found that sleep problems vary across the stages of menopause, yet are consistently correlated with hot flashes and depression.
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J.P. Nadda on Monday said India is committed to reforms in health services delivery using Information and Communication Technology (ICT).