Shalini And Nikita Mishra

  • Is India well equipped to battle cancer? 08-02-2012 07:22 PM

    Mumbai: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh's battle against cancer has put the spotlight once again on the disease that claims 20,000 lives a day worldwide. The question is whether India is well equipped to battle the world's biggest killer. Diagnosed with germ cell cancer, cricketer Yuvraj Singh is currently undergoing chemotherapy in...
  • Diabetes, hypertension cases on the rise in India 09-11-2011 08:37 AM

    Mumbai: Life in the fast lane, fuelled by fast food and typical every day urban habits are your worst enemy. A new study by pharma company Sanofi, done on 16,000 people across eight states finds that one in five Indian adults in the metros suffers from both diabetes and hypertension....
  • ICMR to study if probiotics are good for health 08-08-2011 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research is now taking up a large scale research to study if probiotics can be an used as an alternative medicine for women and children's health. The Rs 20.6 million industry in India, has been quite a rage since probiotic products hit store...
  • Health Ministry flays WHO depression survey 30-07-2011 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: The recent flurry of reports suggesting that Indians are the most depressed in the world has the Health Ministry up in arms, clarifying that only some data has been released from a World Health Organisation-sponsored study. The WHO's Mental Health Survey of nearly 90,000 people across 18 countries...
  • High caffeine found in energy drinks 23-07-2011 09:32 AM

    New Delhi: Advertised as 'powerhouses of energy' to 'giving you wings', Energy Drinks are now under the scanner for having abnormally high levels of caffeine, much more than prescribed by the government. With people complaining of stress, anxiety and exhaustion, energy drinks claim to offer the perfect drug and are...