Health and Lifestyle

Get the smear out before it conquers you

January 20 : According to WHO, cervical cancer is the fourth leading cause of deaths from cancer in women worldwide and India accounts for a third of the deaths globally, with two women dying every 1...

123 families provided PMAY (G) assistance in Shopian

Jammu, Jan 19: ‘Govt transfers funds directly into bank accounts of beneficiaries through PFMS’ Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati, Raj Abdul Haq, while replying to a question of Showkat ...

Use of Monosodium Glutamate in Momos declared unsafe: Bali

JAMMU, JANUARY 19: Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today informed the House that use of Monosodium Glutamate in Momos has been declared as unsafe. He said a special drive t...

A Beginner’s DIY Guide to Making Makeup at Home

Do you love makeup, but the makeup does not love you back? Be it a dash of ultra smooth face powder, rosy tinted lip gloss and blush or the deepest black kohl for those flattering eyes. If all these ...

SF withdrawn after protests to avoid any damage in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 19 : A police spokesman said on Friday that security forces have been withdrawn from an area in south Kashmir district of Kulgam on Thursday after protests to avoid any damage to life a...

136 children admitted to hospital following food poisioning

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 : As many as 136 children were admitted to the Medical College Hospital here on Friday following suspected food poisioning. Hospital sources said the condition of none...

'Dengue, Scrub Typus behind ICU admissions for tropical fever patients'

New Delhi, Jan 18 : Dengue, Scrub typhus, Encephalitis and Malaria are the major reasons for ICU admissions of tropical fever patients in India, a study revealed on Thursday. As part of the study 34 ICUs across India and 456 critically ill adults and children were examined, during which it was found that Dengue was the most common reason for the ICU admission. "Remaining patients admitted t...

Eating high-salt diet may lead to dementia

January 17 : Love to eat crispy roasted nuts and potato wafers that are high in salt? Beware, besides harming your heart, it may also harm your brain and lead to dementia, researchers have warned. ...

Gene causing diabetes, low blood sugar levels identified

London, Jan 16 : Researchers have identified a new gene that is thought to be critical in the regulation of insulin -- the key hormone in diabetes -- from a family with both high and low blood sugar ...