Weight loss surgery can boost the level of "good" cholesterol as well as decrease the risk of heart diseases in severely obese teenage boys, says a new research.
US' Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted a travel warning for people travelling to Peru, a destination with the Zika virus.
The condition of JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, who was admitted to AIIMS on Thursday afternoon following "mild dehydration" during his ongoing hunger strike, was stable, doctors said.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the city government to appoint, within eight weeks, food safety officers here, to keep a tab on use of pesticides in vegetables and fruits sold across the national capital.
All government hospitals in Haryana will have senior citizen counters to facilitate things for elderly people coming for treatment there, a minister said here on Thursday.
If you always find it difficult to make your kids stop watching television or playing games on the smartphone, giving them a two-minute warning that "screen time" is about to end, as most parents tend to do, may not be the best solution, new research suggests.
A study believes "starving" cancer cells could be the key to prevent the growth of tumours, paving the way for the development of new cancer-beating drugs.
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the central governments if the states which have conducted their own entrance exams for admission to under graduate medical courses could be exempted from NEET for this year and whether the students who had appeared for NEET-I could sit for NEET-II.
A child's death, allegedly due to negligence, at a local doctor's clinic in Doda town of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday led to protests in the town, police said.
JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Thursday refused to end a protest fast he began a week ago despite doctors' appeals after his health deteriorated and he was moved to a hospital.