Efforts are also being made to master the same technique on living tissue to replace full organs.
Efforts are also being made to master the same technique on living tissue to replace full organs.
There is a large amount of information out there claiming ‘scientifically proven’ superiority of one cooking oil over another – unfortunately a lot of such evidence is of poor quality.
Changes in weather lower our immunity and increases the susceptibility to catch a cold, but with a few home remedies, it is easy to fight the cold.
A new ultra-low dose four-in-one pill has been found to be 100 percent effective at tackling high blood pressure, says the results of a clinical trial published in The Lancet journal.
Here’s how to protect ourselves from catastrophic thinking.
Should you stop buying litchis for your children now that a Lancet study points to them as a cause to a mysterious disease that kills kids in Bihar? Separating the facts from the headlines.
Sleep deprivation may result in impairment of judgment, depression, heart problems, obesity and reduction in general well-being of an individual.
When the amount of information is far in excess of what the brain can handle, our decision-making capacity and memory power declines.
This article discusses the phenomenon of pain, its intricate mechanisms, and the practical precautions to be taken when attempting to treat pain.
Few topics evoke greater sense of apprehension than the word - cancer. Everyone knows what it is, and no one wants to get it. The question is: are we doing enough to prevent it?
Your anger can be your friend -- just handle it with care!
People who consume alcohol heavily for more than 10 years are at greater risk for developing liver cirrhosis, though it does not occur in everyone.
Help and hope for the parents, children, siblings and partners of the mentally ill.
Why side effects occur, and what can be done to minimize risk.
Listen to what ace medical professionals have to say on some key health issues
The health industry may be doing very well, but the health of the poor in our country is abysmal as a result.
Our tradition was to first quench our appetite with raw jackfruit meal with a protein curry and then finish with a small portion of rice porridge.
A tiny virus that loves to live inside the liver occasionally causes disease and is almost impossible to get rid of.
Know the facts about alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Here are some easy tips to stay fit and full of vigor this festive season.
Experts says that maintaining a right posture is a serious health business; so much so that a bad posture can ultimately result in serious morbidity.
Practical tips for anyone who's planning to see a doctor.
Road accidents are man-made. Here are some surprisingly easy ways to prevent them.
The Coronary Artery Bypass (CABG) operation is one of the commonest operations performed worldwide.
World Alzheimer's Day falls on September 21. Here is a quick look at a few facts about the disease.
Most often, the caregiver wears many hats – the chauffeur, chef, the parent and many more.
Unlike developed countries, the definition of death in India is vague, and too many brain-dead patients are continued on artificial support without purpose.
Prolonged use of display screens may lead to computer vision syndrome.
Here are a few habit changes that may help reduce bad breath.
A hospital in Pathanamthitta is working wonders to weed out diabetic foot ulcers.
If certain precautions are taken, even asthmatic patients can do exercises without being affected by breathing difficulties, such as Exercise Induced Bronchoconstriction or EIB.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is commonly found among people aged between 15 and 40, irrespective of gender.
Ear pain manifests itself in varied forms. Read more about the symptoms, causes and treatment.
Vitamin D deficiency can wreak havoc on your physical and mental health. The remedy is pretty simple.
The high-energy light waves could cause long-term damage to your eyes.
Urinary tract infections are seen more commonly in children who struggle with constipation, and in those with reflux of urine from the bladder back up to the kidneys.
The stigma surrounding mental illness has to be erased for patients to get quality treatment on time.
Even though appendicitis can affect people of any age, it is often found among teenagers and youngsters between the ages of 20 and 30.
Do we treat all people with high cholesterol, even if they have no symptoms? Dr Roy John Korula on the controversy on statin therapy.
Here is what you need to know about Chikungunya and the ways to prevent the disease from spreading any further.
An explanation why out-of-range lab results may not be alarming, the truth and science behind ordering tests, and the dangers of self-investigation.
If your child sneezes a lot or if the nose is often stuffy or running , or if their eyes, mouth or the skin often feels itchy, then they might be having allergic rhinitis or Hay fever.
Google and a doctor work in different ways and, smart as it is, a search engine still cannot replace your doctor.
Here are eight simple ways by which you could detox your body.
Being big is not necessarily being beautiful. Being fat is not fashionable.
The latest medical procedures favor organ preservation methods, in which treatment is focused on the cancer-affected areas with the help of sophisticated technology, rather than surgically removing the affected organ.
Homosexuality and TG are not diseases but perfectly natural outcomes in a healthy body. Understanding them better will help remove the prejudices against them.
Studies have shown that Pokemon Go lessens the technology tension that divides the generations.
'Selfie Elbow' refers to An addiction to selfie-taking which can cause a pain in your primary picture-snapping elbow.
The lies that we forward without thinking, and how they can affect our health.
Here, Onmanorma lists out 10 major health benefits of this fruit.
Sleeping more or less than the average seven hours may increase the risk of developing diabetes in men.
Did you know that improper sneezing and coughing can injure your health and that of those of around you? We provide you with a few tips to sneeze the proper way.
Did you know that most of factors that cause heart disease can actually be modified, reducing your risk of a heart attack? Read more.
Dr. P.K Sasidharan tells us that there are several other factors that affect our health, apart from the food we eat.
Here is what you can do to make death less unpleasant than what many consider it to be.
An asthma diagnosis often leaves parents puzzled and many even find it difficult to accept it. Read more to find out.
Homeopathy does not view diabetes as an isolated disease. It is instead treated as a critical symptom belonging to the basic health issues.
Menstrual cycle ailments are linked to the general health of the body.
There are over 296 medicines that can cure for asthma.
A few homeopathic ways to tackle acne, hair-fall and other issues.
Here are a few homeopathic methods to bring one's cholesterol levels under control.
Here are a few ways to resolve the tooth loss problem.
An expert believes that the changes in daily habits should be in synch with matters of health care even as believers enter the month of observation of fast for holy Ramzan.
The stethescope has become the 'sine qua non' of doctors, thanks to the discovery of it by a French physician, Rene T. H. Laennec in 1816.
The sick need not fast during Ramadan but some who are diabetic still do it. Here are a few ways for diabetes patients to keep healthy during the Ramadan fast.
Google has honoured Rene Laennec, the inventor of the stethescope on his 253rd birth anniversary. Here are a few interesting facts.
Do you know what Parkison's Disease is? Read more.
Is paracetamol a fatal drug to consume? Read more to know the truth.
Despite the images of the diseased lungs and heart, the number of girls taking to the habit of smoking is on the rise.
How noise affects our health, and what we can do about it.
What is also well known is that a diet high in carbohydrates and saturated fats leads to obesity, with adverse health outcomes like high blood pressure, diabetes, increased triglycerides, and subsequent cardiovascular accidents and strokes.
Even though the summer rains brought a lot of respite to the heat, the sudden change in temperature has also brought diseases along with it.
Sweat stains can be unpleasant and embarrassing, so try using sweat pads or an antiperspirant to prevent it, suggests an expert.
Watch out for skin problems during the summer. These are some homemade remedies to beat heat abscesses.
With 30 per cent of deaths in India attributed to hypertension and diseases triggered by it.
According to Ayurveda, it is not good to drink ice cold water - not in the summer, not ever.
As deteriorating air quality can lead to increase in asthma cases, health experts have suggested salt room therapy as highly beneficial in the treatment of the respiratory illness.
Mother's Day is the best time to spend the day talking to your mothers, their unexpressed needs and their long-overlooked health issues that are often swept under the carpet.
Read more and find out how could you stay healthy this summer.
Dr Rajeev Jayadevan guides you to master some life-saving techniques.
With the rise in temperature resulting in various eye ailments, health experts urged people to take extra care of their eyes this summer.
The brain tissue of people with alcohol dependence shows a variety of hormonal and neurotransmitter changes compared to non-alcoholics.
Worried that you may have gum disease? Here are a few warning signs to watch out for.
Find out more about heatstrokes and the ways to prevent them.
A complete series on surrogacy in India.
Here are 12 simple ways by which you can live a healthy and long life.
Many women with a bowel disorder that can affect fertility choose not to attempt pregnancy even though treatment may make it possible for them to conceive.
Manu from Kattappana had relied on herbal remedies to cut down weight.
An expert says that India needs to re-define its vision for healthcare.
New York: Even after they tie the knot and pledge not to cheat and observe sexual abstinence outside marriage, men, it turns out, often struggle with sexual temptations.According to a study, newly-wedded men expressed surprise that sexual temptations continued to haunt them. They found it satanic,
Hello Doc offers visitors a collaborative medical care package.
Here is how you can play it safe during the summer holidays.
Here are a few useful steps that you could take to control bleeding until professional help arrives at the spot of the incident.
Sinus is defined as a cavity within a bone or tissues.
Parents who are proud that they are bringing up their children by giving all necessary things such as the food they like, good education and excellent facilities must know this shocking prediction.
Findings reveal that effective life saving drugs against cancer, AIDS, etc can be developed from marine resources.
India's high air pollution, ranked by the World Health Organisation among the worst in the world, is adversely impacting the lifespans of its citizens.
A fire fighter from Mississippi whose face was burned off during a home fire rescue received the world's most extensive face transplant.
Even as the issue of abortion remains a sensitive one, a recent study showed that 70 per cent respondents in India support abortion and said that it should be permitted under any circumstance.
Hemp seeds are good for your eyes as they are extremely rich in protein and loaded with essential amino acids. Containing fibre, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals,they are light on the palate and easy to digest. Seeds in general have magnesium, potassium and vitamin E, making them rich
India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has asked Indians to join him for the '1 hour of fitness' movement under the 'MSD4India' campaign.
The monsoons are also the season that brings with it, a number of diseases and sickness from the common cold, runny noses to even bigger afflictions.
Researchers Zisheng Tang and his colleagues focused on the antimicrobial property of GO against dental pathogens as an alternative to traditional antibiotics to get rid of bacteria that cause gum disease.
Night owls—people who sleep late and wake up late—are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes and reduced muscle mass compared to early risers.
Here are some myths and facts on pain, in layman's language.
As a finale to the series on surrogacy, Onmanorama speaks to a woman who volunteered to be the 'birth mom.'
Could cinema be an effective means to create awareness about the emotional drama around the concept of surrogacy? Read more.
Surrogacy is a industry worth over four million dollars. Here are a few facts about the procedure.
Surrogacy has often raised questions pertaining to the mothering instincts of the surrogate.
There are many loopholes surrounding the surrogacy contract.
Surrogacy has more legal complications as opposed to medical complications.
Is renting womb still considered taboo by many? Here is what a doctor has to say.
Dubbed the silent killer, diabetes is a condition that many celebrities across the world are living with.
Florescent lotion and black light revealed that health care workers often contaminate their skin and clothing while removing their protective gear.
Here are few important steps that could help heal burn injuries faster and effectively.
Here are a few steps that could help save the life of a snake-bite victim before he or she is injected with the prescribed dose of anti-venom.
CPR or Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation is one of the most essential first aid techniques that one ought to master.
Have you seen someone choking and felt helpless as well as unsure about what to do? Try the Heimlich Maneuver.
Do you have kids in the age group of 6-12, the age when they are losing their milk teeth and growing their adult teeth? Here are five points that your ought to remember.
Puzzled about what to do when you see a person suffering from a heart attack? Read more.
Dancing today is more than a form of entertainment; it is a rather popular form of exercise.
Mammograms have been proven to be successful in preventing any further advancements of breast cancer.
It's time for women to break-free and shun those stereotypical notions about their appearance.
London: Totally shunning sweet delights can sometimes increase your temptation towards sweets. So, instead of running away from satiating your sugar craving, try to curb it once in a while, suggest experts.Experts from the fields of nutrition and fitness say there are ways of reducing sugar
New York: Researchers have found that a compound known as resveratrol in red wine and grape skin may prevent head and neck cancer.Alcohol bombards our genes. The body has ways to repair this cell damage but with enough alcohol, some cells become dangerous."Resveratrol challenges these cells - the
Washington: Plain old bad luck plays a major role in determining who gets cancer and who does not, according to researchers who found that two-thirds of cancer incidence of various types can be blamed on random mutations and not heredity or risky habits like smoking.The researchers said on Thursday
Washington: There is good news for those who find it hard to resist fatty foods. An ingredient found in chili peppers could help you prevent weight gain after eating a high-fat diet, a study involving an Indian-origin researcher has found.As capsaicin- the chief ingredient in chili peppers -