Health is wealth

Health is wealth

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | Dr Avni Kaul

In order to be healthy it is important to eat a balanced diet. Nutritionists share foods that one should go for to keep several lifestyle diseases at bay Poshtik aahar provides your body with important nutrients in proper quantity. When you take Poshtik Aahar it helps you to remain fit and...

3.7 million lives could be saved by 2025 if health services ramp up nutrition actions: WHO

3.7 million lives could be saved by 2025 if health services ramp up nutrition actions: WHO

Thursday, 05 September 2019 | PTI | United Nations

About 3.7 million deaths could be prevented by 2025 if governments boost their focus on healthier eating, according to the World Health Organisation's (WHO) latest guidelines on improving nutrition. The new report, ‘Essential Nutrition Actions: mainstreaming nutrition throughout the life course', released on Wednesday, stresses the role of primary health care...

Soft drink consumption linked to risk of early death: Study

Soft drink consumption linked to risk of early death: Study

Wednesday, 04 September 2019 | PTI | London

Consumption of soft drinks -- whether sweetened with sugar or artificial sweeteners -- may be associated with an increased risk of premature death, according to a study. The study, involving over 450,000 participants from 10 European countries, found that those who drank two or more glasses of soft drinks, including sugar-sweetened...

Not just cancer, DNA changes may trigger other diseases too

Not just cancer, DNA changes may trigger other diseases too

Wednesday, 04 September 2019 | IANS | London

DNA changes throughout a person's life can significantly increase their susceptibility to heart conditions and other age-related diseases, says a research led by an Indian-origin scientist. Such alterations -- known as somatic mutations -- can impact the way blood stem cells work and are associated with blood cancers and other conditions,...

Breast cancer drugs may put some cells into 'sleeper mode'

Breast cancer drugs may put some cells into 'sleeper mode'

Tuesday, 03 September 2019 | IANS | London

Breast cancer drugs may force some cancer cells into 'sleeper mode', allowing them to potentially come back to life years after initial treatment. The research could open avenues for finding ways of keeping the cancer cells dormant for longer, or even potentially finding a way of awakening the cells so they...

Studycentre

Tuesday, 03 September 2019 | PNS

Generation gap — a     commonly thrown around phrase overused by everyone from 12 to 90. But does it really exist for the millennials? There is an overwhelming sense of alienation that a number of young people in India feel while presenting their opinions to their parents, and OkCupid has released...

SlimLine

Tuesday, 03 September 2019 | IANS

Sedentary lifestyle for 20 years is associated with a two times risk of premature death as compared to those who lead a healthy life, according to a new study.  “Our findings imply that to get the maximum health benefits of physical activity in terms of protection against premature all-cause and cardiovascular...

Tiptop

Tuesday, 03 September 2019 | PNS

The National Health Forum, an NGO working in the field of tobacco control, has requested the Centre to support the Health Ministry’s decision to end manufacture, distribution, import and sale of e-cigarettes and ensure that such products are banned. The NGO said that the Health Ministry’s decision against e-cigarettes and similar...

State Editions

Punjab launches three-day polio vaccination drive

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab appeals farmers to shun stubble burning

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

IN Brief

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Road safety is a concern, so is steep traffic fine

16 September 2019 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

Memories of Simla goes back to British India

16 September 2019 | PNS/Dr Gaurav Sanjay/Dr BKS Sanjay | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

The bare necessities Simple ideas that matter

15 September 2019 | Tim de Ridder | Agenda

Heal self For a better world

15 September 2019 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

Correct your self-image

15 September 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Watch over your karma

15 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I felt like an actor after doing LSD’

15 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pickle me pink

15 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer