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Eating slowly may help you lose weight

Trying to shed those extra kilos? Chewing slowly and refraining from eating for two hours before bedtime may help, scientists say. Changes in eating habits...

Delhi government to introduce daily ‘happiness’ classes in schools

New Delhi: In view of recent incidents of murder, rape and physical violence in school campuses, the Delhi government is introducing daily ‘happiness’ classes...

There’s hope for cancer patients. A new way to kill liver cancer cells and...

Delaware: Scientists have found a new way to kill liver cancer cells and inhibit tumor growth. They have developed a two-way process to achieve...

The steady but precarious move towards universal health coverage

By Dhruv Pahwa and Vyoma Dhar Sharma New Delhi: The National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) is commendable, both in terms of quantum of funds...

Hot tea increases esophageal cancer risk in smokers and drinkers

Drinking tea when it is too hot may increase the risk of esophageal cancer in those who smoke cigarettes and consume alcohol daily, a...

64 percent of antibiotic cocktails sold in India ‘illegal’: Study

New Delhi: Nearly two-thirds of multi-drug antibiotic cocktails sold in India between 2007 and 2012 were unapproved, said researchers on February 5, warning such...

Energy drinks are more dangerous for the heart than coffee

Beware! Teenagers and adults who consume energy drinks may suffer from rapid heartbeat, nausea and seizures, warns a recent study. According to the University of...

About 11 per cent of drugs in poor countries are fake: WHO

New Delhi: The World Health Organization says about 11 per cent of medicines in developing countries are counterfeit and likely responsible for the deaths...

World carbon emissions on the rise again, says study

Bonn: World carbon emissions are set to rise 2 percent this year to a new record, scientists said on November 13, dashing hopes that...

Ditch the quinoa and kale. To boost health, eat like your ancestors did

Washington: When it comes to choosing a diet, don’t go for fads or foods that have travelled continents to reach you. Eat local to...