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Combiflam, D Cold among drugs found to be substandard by national drug

In a shocking development, specific batches of 60 drugs, some of which have been widely used, have failed quality tests in a sample-based screening conducted by the national drug regulatory agency Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO).


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Maternity Bill passed in LS: 26 weeks paid leave, creche a must, and more

Right after the International Women's Day, the Parliament on Thursday passed a bill that will benefit about 1.8 million women in India. The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was passed by the Lok Sabha, months after the Rajya Sabha approved the measure.


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International Women's Day: Get inspired with some powerful quotes by strong

Today, March 8, is the day to celebrate womanhood as it is the International Women’s Day. The day celebrates the social, political, cultural, political, economic achievements of women and their significant contributions to the society.


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Fat-shamed MP cop undergoes bariatric surgery in Mumbai, to lose upto 100kgs in

Mumbai: Daulatram Jogawat, the obese Madhya Pradesh policeman who weighs around 180 kg and was 'fat-shamed' by writer-columnist Shobha De on Twitter, underwent a bariatric surgery at Mumbai's Saifee Hospital on Thursday morning.


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'New Delhi' superbug kills American woman 2 years after infection

An American woman in her 70s who had contracted an infection while being treated for a thigh bone fracture in India two years ago, died recently.


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Marijuana legalization 2016: New cannabis laws make CBD, other extracts

US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on Wednesday set new cannabis extract laws by amending the Schedule I Controlled Substances Act to include tighter regulations for marijuana extracts, including cannabidiol (CBD).


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Just one cigarette a day can lead to early death: Study

A new study has found that those who smoke one cigarette a day or less still have greater odds of dying earlier than non-smokers.


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Rare superbug gene found on pig farm in US

A rare and frightening superbug gene has been found by researchers on a pig farm in the US. The researchers have claimed that the discovery of this gene sends a clear sign that raw meat has the potential to carry the dangerous germs into the human population.


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SC to pronounce judgement on unsafe, unethical sterilization today

New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: The Supreme Court will yoday pronounce its judgement on a PIL challenging inhuman sterilizations, particularly in rural areas, which are prevailing with reckless disregard for the lives of poor women.


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Study paves way for gay couples to have babies

London [England], Sept. 14: A recent experimental study, in a surprising new revelation suggests that it might be possible to conceive children using skin cells, thus making it possible for gay couples to have babies without the involvement of the other sex.


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E-cigarettes help almost 20,000 people stop smoking: Study

London [England], Sept. 14: According to a recent study thousands of people have successfully been able to quit smoking by using e-cigarettes.


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Persistent headache is most ignored common ailment despite being symptom of

London [England], Sept. 14: As per a recent analysis, constant headaches are being ignored by sufferers despite being aware of the fact that they are a common indicator of brain tumors.


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Oversleeping during weekends may leave you tired, not relaxed: Study

London [England], Sept. 14: Researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institute claim that sleeping till late on weekends, disturb the natural rhythms of the body leading to one feel worse rather than relaxed.


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Graduate adults more likely use e-cigs to quit smoking: Study

Washington D.C [USA], Sept. 12: A recent study showed that the intent on quitting tobacco, be it electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) or cigarettes, seems to drop off among less educated smokers.


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Psychiatric patients' visit to emergency rooms result only in transfer, not

Washington D.C [USA], Sept. 12: A new study found that people who visit emergency rooms for mental health care were transferred to another facility at six times the rate of people, who visit ERs other conditions, and could face a wait of almost two hours.


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Gamblers are more into violent behavior : Study

Washington D.C [USA], Sept. 12: A recent research showed that men, who gamble are more likely to act violently towards others, with the most addicted gamblers, most prone to serious violence.


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Preggers with bipolar disorders suffer huge risk of postpartum psychosis

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 11: As per new study, pregnant women, with bipolar disorder should be aware of a significantly higher risk for developing postpartum psychosis.


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Women undergoing gastric bypass may face hassles at the time of child birth:

Washington D.C.[USA], Sept. 10: A recent research revealed that women, who undergo gastric bypass surgery for weight loss,have the


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Eating three rashers of bacon a day raises heart risk: Study

London [England], Sept. 10: Now on, think before consuming more than three rashers of bacon a day.


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Ray of hope for patients with rheumatic heart disease

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 10: What comes as a ray of hope for the rheumatic heart disease patients is a novel heart valve replacement method, which is needed for thousands of patients each year.


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Gauhar Khan launches limited edition hair reduction technology in Delhi

New Delhi [India], Sep 9: ISAAC- International Skin & Anti Aging Centre was introduced to Soprano Ice Platinum Technology.


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Decision on costly drug to curb excess drinking is on hold

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 9: A new article says that the decision to show green-light to the drug nalmefene for curbing excess drinking among the alcohol-dependents, should be overturned.


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WHO to focus on migrant's health

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Sept. 9: With countries across South-East Asia Region host to large migrant populations, World Health Organisation (WHO) recently called for focused attention to address their health needs.


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Spice up your life with ginger-chilli, it reduce cancer risk

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 9: If you are one who loves hot-n-spicy food, then this is of course a news for you to cherish.


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Death due to alcohol may be diminished with recommended weekly physical activity

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 8: A new study says that recommended weekly physical activities may offset the heightened death risks from all causes that are associated with drinking alcohol.


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Popular breads contain possible carcinogens, industry denies their use

A new study by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Monday claimed that majority of the breads, buns and pizzas are laced with cancer-causing substances. The CSE said that potassium bromate and...


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Obesity take its toll on distant organs, here's how

A team of researchers are trying to understand the link between obesity and the diseases caused due to it. The researchers claim that we are yet to know the mechanism by which obesity causes disease in the organs that are...


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95% freshers are virgins: IIT-Bombay survey

A survey conducted on the campus of IIT-Bombay showed that found 95% freshers never had sex and about 30% of them were in a relationship. The survey was inspired by the Harvard Crimson freshmen survey and it was...


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7 children among 11 dead at govt.-run home

Eleven people with special needs, including seven children, who were staying at a government-run home in Rajasthan's Jamdoli have died, reportedly after consuming contaminated water or food.


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Now, low-fat chocolate that melts in your mouth

Scientists have discovered a way to make low-fat chocolate that easily melts in your mouth. Chocolate is crammed with fat. But decreasing the fat content of the confection makes it difficult and less likely to melt...


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