Cataract surgery has come a long way. From the use of hand-held blades a decade ago to the use of bladeless technology in the form of laser. Medanta hospital has introduced a new cataract suite which is virtually seven machines in one.
Do you have cataracts? Take this quiz to find out. If answer to five or more of the above mentioned questions is a yes than you must see an eye specialist.
We love music. Wish we loved manners as much, writes Sonal Kalra.
As 2014 progresses, it's time to make good on that new year's fitness resolution. Check out some of these top fitness apps of 2014 as recommended by assorted health experts, and find one or a few that work for you.
Even small increases in blood sugar caused by a diet high in carbohydrates can be detrimental to brain health, shows new research.
As part of its plans to propagatethe benefits of traditional Indian form of medicine, leading Ayurvedic healthcare company Dabur India Ltd on Saturday launched 'Ayurveda Samvad', India's first Ayurvedic Medical Journal.
The study set out to test the association of the amount of talking that a baby was exposed to at what would have been 32 and 36 weeks gestation if a baby had been born full term, using the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, 3rd Edition cognitive and language scores.
The saying "You are what you eat" is hardly new, but what about what your relatives ate? A new study suggests maternal grandmothers play a much bigger part in the health of grandchildren than previously believed.
New research published in the journal Respirology finds that those suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can reduce their risk of hospitalization following severe attacks by walking a mere three to six kilometers each day and maintaining that regimen.
A small study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology indicated that risk of hemorrhagic stroke is lower among people with normal vitamin C blood levels compared to those with low or deficient levels.
Food interacts with us on the physical (body) level, the emotional (mind) level, and also the energetic and spiritual levels. Ayurveda realises how food and other lifestyle factors influence your physical appearance, thinking process, behaviour and actions.
When it comes to cooking oils, there’s a wide range to choose from, and picking the right oil can get tricky. To make matters easier, we speak to experts to help you figure out which cooking oil is best for you.
A new nighttime accessory,NeuroOn, claims reducing the number of hours' sleep you need per day. According to its designers, polyphasic sleepers need as little as two-to-six hours of sleep per day, which could create an extra 28 hours of free time each week.
A new research by Erin Buckels and colleagues at the University of Manitoba has found that trolls' personalities are strongly linked to personality traits that form what some psychologists term as the Dark Tetrad: sadism, narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism.
You can try your best to keep the flu away, but you end up with a runny nose anyway. With the onset of flu season, it's time to stock up on food and drinks that can keep you healthy. Here are some of the best immunity-boosting food items.