Health

Is normal delivery possible after caesarean? Yes, say doctors

85 percent of healthy women have been able to successfully have a normal delivery following a previous caesarean section, according to experts.

Gallbladder cancer cases on the rise in Delhi

Delhi now accounts for the second highest number of gallbladder cancer in the country, after Kamrup district in Assam.

Modicare begins on September 25th. Here’s what we know so far

Modicare has faced obstacles from the beginning – few of which, if any, seem to have abated since the announcement.

Lung cancer in non-smokers on the rise: what does this mean?

Lung cancer is one among other respiratory ailments which have long been associated with smokers.

India moves to Tetanus-Diphtheria vaccine, instead of only Tetanus, on WHO guidance

The Health Ministry stated that the Td vaccines would replace the current Tetanus Toxoid vaccines by the end of the year as they offer more protection.

Organ Donation Day: Awareness on the rise but laws remain complicated

The current laws in place for organ donation state that only a hospital which is recognised as an organ receiving centre can remove and transplant organs.

660 million Indians affected by excessive air pollution, say researchers

People in the national capital would live six years longer if its air quality met the national standards.

Scientists develop nano 'Trojan horse' to strangle tumours

The nanorobot can be cleared out of the body after it has finished its task.

India aims to eradicate TB by 2025, but access to low-cost drugs a challenge

Months after PM Modi’s announcement to eliminate TB by 2025, the UN is looking at trade policies which may impact prices of necessary anti-tuberculosis meds.

Drink, drank, drunk: What happens when we drink alcohol, in four short videos

What is it that makes us feel drunk when we drink? And why do we keep drinking if it can make us feel so terrible?