We bet no 6 is the easiest of all.
We bet no 6 is the easiest of all.
Even an apparently ‘routine’ pregnancy can turn life-threatening for the mother and baby, though medical science has helped reduce the risks greatly.
Common cold is pretty much around in winter, but it can be countered easily.
Are you tired of restless tossing and turning during sleep time?
How about spending this Christmas time in clean and pure air in easy ways?
Spices not only emit tantalizing aromas and make your meals delicious, but also protect you from infections.
87 per cent of the teenagers feels that watching actors smoke in movies promotes smoking.
Always keep a thermometer, weighing scale and a blood pressure monitor, say experts.
Recent researches conducted in Australia states that adding a mango or two in the diet won’t harm diabetic patients.
Dementia or loss of memory is no longer considered a natural outcome of ageing, but rather a biological disease of the brain.
In Kerala, around 20 per cent of adults (one in five persons) have diabetes, which amounts to at least 50 lakh patients.
If your work requires you to spend long hours in front of the machine, you need to watch this video.
Accepting scientific treatment for Gestational diabetes (GDM) is absolutely essential for the future health of mother and child.
The article illustrates the big picture, and discuss the opportunities and challenges in the field of emergency services and trauma care.
Nearly 80 percent of premature heart attacks and strokes are preventable, but the preventive measures should begin early.
A close look at how hospitals reprocess medical instruments, and what could go wrong.
The pancreas is a carrot-shaped gland that sits behind the stomach.
This article covers the required etiquette and lists common blunders people commit while visiting the bereaved
Scientists are still trying to answer this basic question. Does diabetes cause cancer? And if so, what types of cancer?
Men commit suicides more than four times as often as women; however, women are four times more likely to attempt suicide than men.
Jyothi K. Pattensett, chief physiotherapist of Meitra Hospital, Kozhikode, talks to Onmanorama about the importance of physiotherapy.
Most women choose to complain and curse this necessary evil and fail to make the best out of it
Breast milk is considered as the sole source of nutrition for the first six months of life that helps an infant build growth for the lifetime.
Sensitivity and trouble in jaw/teeth is a common thing during monsoon season.
Does moderate alcohol consumption really prevent coronary heart diseases? Dr Roy John Korula shares his thoughts
After three rounds of chemotherapy, Thulasidharan, a used car showroom proprietor, took to nature cure. This marked a turnaround in his life which was by then cantering from bad to worse.
Remember the excitement we sometimes felt upon hearing about the failures of famous people? We could be suffering from schadenfreude.
Most eye diseases are transmitted by hand-to-eye contact.
One out of every three Indian adults in urban areas has high blood pressure.
Switching to generic prescribing in India may be impractical and counterproductive at multiple levels.
With the rain comes the chill. With the chill, food cravings too! And guess what's next on the line? Its Illness.
Brain tumor refers to formation of abnormal cells within the brain.
Tobacco consumption in India is the highest in the six northeastern states of Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura and Assam.
Every year, outbreaks of jaundice occur in Kerala.
Advertisements should be socially responsible, factual, truthful, appropriate and not misleading.
Many think e-cigarettes are a healthy alternative to conventional tobacco-filled ones. Onmanorama does a fact check.
India finished a dismal 154th among 195 countries on the healthcare index.
The plan is expected to benefit hundreds of thousands of cancer and diabetes patients across the state.
All set to usher in a revolution with this unthinkable medical possibility are scientists at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in New Delhi, whose initial research has borne fruit.
Campaigns are required to reduce habitual and unnecessary horn use. With rare exceptions, horns are to be used only to warn others of the possibility of an accident.
Always use a toothpaste which contains fluoride as it helps to harden tooth enamel and reduces the risk of cavities.
The doctors said that rise in C-section cases, both in urban and rural areas, are due to delayed marriage and the consequent late child birth, coupled with lifestyle and environmental factors.
Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, has seen almost a doubling of thyroid cancer in women between 2006 and 2012.
Immediately after surgery, there is no difference in complications between either type of surgery in relation to death or major complications – cardiac complications, kidney failure or neurological events.
The simple things each one of us can do to help people with disabilities, and make the world a better place for them.
People with Parkinson's should feel empowered to find the type of exercise they enjoy, suggested an expert.
The Internet and media are flooded with advertisements that promise to reduce cholesterol.
The test, developed entirely by MedGenome, is the only one to be validated in India and verified from samples of cancer patients from across the country.
Unless doctors decide that they will not resort to the practice of paying 'cuts' and unless they agree to stand by their convictions, the cancer of fee-splitting will never be cured.
The health industry may be doing very well, but the health of the poor in our country is abysmal as a result.
Longer time spent in sedentary posture is significantly associated with larger waist circumference, higher triglycerides (fat in the blood) and lower HDL cholesterol.
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
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.
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,