Health

How to save your skin from the summer temperatures: An easy list of things to do

Thanks to the heat and dust, our skin is more prone to infections and fungal growth.

Mother's depression can adversely affect child's IQ

Children who had severely depressed mothers were found to have an average verbal IQ score of 7.30 compared to a score of 7.78 in children without depressed mothers.

Kerala doctors strike reaches deadlock as govt decides not to engage with agitators

The government also decided not to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to deal with the protesting medical professionals.

Govt doctors in Kerala on indefinite strike, accuse govt of going back on its promises

The decision was made by the KGMOA ( Kerala Government Medical Officers Association).

How to keep your gut healthy this summer: A quick list of things to do

There are a few common diseases that you need to watch out for, here’s how you can stay safe.

Alternative sanitary pads are here, but accessibility still an issue

Organic cotton, banana or jute fibre -- and even old clothes -- are now among the alternatives on offer to the sanitary pads sold by the MNCs in India.

4 cases of anthrax in Andhra: Why this mandal has been hit by the disease

For the past year, multiple cases of anthrax have been reported from Vishakhapatnam district

Why there is a need to change the way medicines are packed for Parkinson’s patients

Parkinson's disease affects a person's motor skills, which makes it hard for them to open tablets.

Saving your eyes from the summer heat: How to avoid common problems this season

With the rising temperatures, eye infections are on the rise. Here’s how you can avoid them, or detect them early and seek treatment.

Sure, cancer mutates, but it has other ways to resist treatment

Researchers have been able to target certain molecules within a cell at the root of a particular disease and to develop specific therapies to undo their damages.