Diseases

New drug candidate brings hope for better diabetes treatment

Diabetes is a disease affecting two hormones — insulin and glucagon. In healthy individuals, insulin helps cells take up glucose from the blood when glucose levels are high, and glucagon helps the...

FDA warns against 77 toxic hand sanitizers: How to pick up the right one

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a surge in demand of hand sanitisers in the market. But this has led to many small businesses jumping into the fray to cash...

World Lung Cancer Day 2020: A few tips to reduce your risk of this...

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. In fact, it claims more lives every year than breast, colon and prostate cancers put together. People who smoke have the greatest...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, recovering in NYC hospital following ‘non-surgical’ procedure

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone a nonsurgical medical procedure in New York City to 'revise a bile duct stent'. The Supreme Court announced the news in a statement Wednesday night, saying the procedure...

Yoga for diabetes: 3 asanas that will help keep your blood sugar levels under...

Diabetes is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. This happens because your body is either unable to use the hormone insulin properly or your pancreas does not produce enough of...

Get a flu shot if you want to bring down your risk of Alzheimer’s...

Alzheimer’s disease is a kind of dementia that causes brain cells to degenerate and die. It is a progressive disorder characterised by a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills. Early...

Nutritional Psychiatry: The right foods can help you deal with depression and more

Your diet shares a very close relationship with your brain. Poor nutrition can adversely affect mental health. Many experts say that a lack of essential nutrients in your diet can trigger mental...

Over 40 % Indians suffering from depression triggered by COVID-19 pandemic: Survey

The COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent lockdowns and restrictions have taken a major toll on the mental health of people worldwide. Various studies and reports have highlighted increased cases of mental health...

6 COVID-19 vaccine candidates enter late stage clinical trials

Scientists are working round the clock to develop a vaccine for the COVID-19 pandemic. This are looking up now after months of disillusionment. Amid the race to develop an effective vaccine against...

Terry Waters, AFL Hall of Fame great, dies from cancer at 76

AFL and Collingwood great Terry Waters has passed away at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer, the club announced on TuesdayAFL legend...