HEALTH

  • All forms of chewable tobacco banned in Delhi from Monday 5 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Monday effected a ban on sale, purchase, storage and manufacturing of all forms of chewable tobacco including 'guktha' and pan masala containing tobacco. Simultaneously, it has also decided to run campaigns on a large scale to educate the masses about the ban and harmful effect...
  • A new app that reminds patients to take medicines on time 7 hours 51 minutes ago

    Mumbai: A mobile application which can remind patients to take medicines on time and also serve as their healthcare manager has been launched by a healthcare company. The app, 'MyHealthSaverz', developed by HealthSaverz, is available on mobile phones operating on Android and iOS platforms, company's executive said. MyHealthSaverz, which is free to...
  • Swine flu cases coming down in West Bengal Yesterday

    Kolkata: Swine flu cases have come down in West Bengal in the last few weeks with only stray cases being reported now, a senior official of the Health Department said on Sunday. West Bengal Principal Secretary (Health and Family Welfare) Moloy Dey told PTI that only stray cases of swine flu...
  • Let's Talk Health: All about heart attack and its treatment Yesterday

    In this episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about heart attack and its symptoms and treatment. 'Let's Talk Health' is a new show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet and exercise, and also demonstrates...
  • Swine flu claims 12 more lives, death toll rises to 2,035 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed the lives of 12 more persons taking the toll across the country to 2,035 while the number of people affected by the H1N1 virus inched towards the 34,000-mark. Union Health Ministry data said that till Saturday, as many as 2,035 persons had perished in various...
  • A new app that monitors health status of your heart 2 days ago

    Thane: A team of doctors here have developed a mobile application through which the health status of heart could be monitored at any time of the day by calculating the risks and giving recommendations on how to avert heart conditions in future. The mobile application, named 'Heart Health Meter' (HHM App),...
  • Swine flu toll inches towards 2,000; number of cases crosses 33,000 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The swine flu toll was six short of touching the 2,000-mark as 19 more persons succumbed to the disease while the number of affected persons crossed 33,000. According to the Union Health Ministry's data, the death toll till had reached 1,994 while the number of affected persons is...
  • Let's Talk Health: Sunny Leone 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Sunny Leone says, 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: Neha Dhupia 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia says, 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: Nargis Fakhri 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri says, 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: Karisma Kapoor 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor says, 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: Dia Mirza 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Dia Mirza says, 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: Shraddha Kapoor 5 days ago

    Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor says 'Let's Talk Health'. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: How to manage diabetes March 21, 2015

    In this episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about diabetes and its treatment. 'Let's Talk Health' is a new show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet and exercise, and also demonstrates how relevant technology...
  • Swine flu death toll climbs to 1,895; number of cases touches 32,000-mark across India March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed the lives of 21more people as the death toll across country rose to 1,895 on Saturday while the total number of affected persons inched towards the 32,000 mark. According to data collated by the Union Health Ministry, as on March 20, the contagious disease has...
  • Dental health indicator of overall health: AIIMS experts March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: On the occasion of World Oral Health Day, experts at AIIMS on Friday said that dental health is an indicator of one's overall health, including risk of heart diseases and stroke. They also drew attention of all the stake holders like health care providers, policy makers, NGOs, private sectors,...
  • Let's Talk Health: Hypertension - a cause of concern for Indians March 19, 2015

    Let's Talk Health' is a new show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet and exercise, and also demonstrates how relevant technology helps in fighting the disease. ...
  • Health experts discuss all about Diabetes March 19, 2015

    In this very first episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about Diabetes and its impact on your health. ...
  • Health experts discuss all about high blood pressure March 19, 2015

    In this very first episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about high blood pressure and its impact on your health....
  • Eat well, exercise well and live healthy: Shraddha Kapoor March 19, 2015

    Promoting the 'Let's Talk Health' initiative by CNN-IBN, actress Shraddha Kapoor said one should eat, drink and exercise to stay fit. ...
  • Ebola-hit Sierra Leone to lock down 2.5 million people March 19, 2015

    Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone said on Thursday it will confine around 2.5 million people to their homes across the capital and in the north in a three-day shutdown aimed at stemming the Ebola epidemic. The worst-ever outbreak of the virus has claimed almost 3,700 lives in the impoverished west African nation,...
  • Homeopathy is here to stay March 19, 2015

    Homeopathy was the brain child of an allopathic doctor Dr Samuel Hahnemann who was looking for better options for treatment of his patients. He wasn't satisfied with the method of treatments prevalent in those times like bloodletting and venesection which he observed were very painful and with adverse effects. He...
  • Air pollution level in Delhi exceeds WHO limits: Government March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The level of air pollution in Delhi exceeds the limits prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), government said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The air quality monitoring data for Delhi provided by Central Pollution Control Board indicates that the levels of particulate matter (PM2.5) exceed the WHO guidelines...
  • India bets on mobiles in battle on maternal, child deaths March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: India is betting on cheap mobile phones to cut some of the world's highest rates of maternal and child deaths, as it rolls out a campaign of voice messages delivering health advice to pregnant women and mothers. Amid a scarcity of doctors and public hospitals, India is relying on...
  • Swine-flu death toll 1,587; cases reported 27,886, says Health Minister March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: With number of swine flu cases crossing 27,880, government today said the virus would continue to circulate though no mutation was taking place. A total of 27,886 swine flu cases have been reported from different parts of the country since January 1 (up to March 11), Health and...
  • Maternal Mortality Ratio on decline since 2007: Government March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) has seen a gradual decline in the country since 2007 but at an average 44,000 women still die every year at the time of delivery, the government told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Health Minister JP Nadda said in a written reply that as per...
  • Here's why diesel vehicles are more harmful March 16, 2015

    London: Researchers have shown how exhaust pollution from diesel engines affects nerves within the lung. Identifying potential mechanisms linking exposure to diesel exhaust and the exacerbation of respiratory diseases may lead to treatments for those affected. "Our results indicate that our reliance on fossil fuels, and particularly diesel, could have a detrimental...
  • Swine flu death toll climbs to 1731; number of cases touches 30,000-mark across India March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The swine flu toll in the country climbed to 1,731 on Monday as 21 more deaths were reported even as the number of persons affected by the disease inched close to 30,000-mark, surpassing the earlier levels reached during 2009. Data collated by the Union Health Ministry said that...
  • Medtronic: Technologies that transform lives March 15, 2015

    In this special episode, Experts from Medtronic discuss the challenges and solutions to improves the India's healthcare system. ...
  • Let's Talk Health: Hypertension - a silent killer March 15, 2015

    In this very first episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about hypertension and its impact on your health. 'Let's Talk Health' is a new show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet and exercise, and...