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Modi Government invokes special powers to ensure steady stent supply

Modi Government invokes special powers to ensure steady stent supply

NEW DELHI: To ensure availability of coronary stents post slashing of prices, the Centre on Tuesday invoked the special provision under the Drug Price Control Orders (DPCO), 2013, directing manufacturers to increase production of the medical device. According to the Section 3 (i) of DPCO, “The government may, with a view to achieve adequate availability […]

Indian women in cities exposed to pollution 10 times more than those in rural areas of Europeans: Report

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Indian women in cities exposed to pollution 10 times more than those in rural areas of Europeans: Report

Women residing in Indian cities are likely to inhale 10 times more pollution than those living in rural areas of developed countries. The TOI report cites a study from the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) published in the Environment International says the pollution is also could also seriously affect the unborn child carried if the woman […]

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Top bad Habits That Damage Your Teeth

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Top bad  Habits That Damage Your Teeth

Some habits can wreck your teeth unknowingly. Twenty-five percent of U.S. adults over age 65 have lost all their teeth. Read this before you are forced to run to your Dentist as an Emergency. Chewing on Ice It’s natural and sugar free, so you might think ice is harmless. But munching on hard, frozen cubes […]

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Being kind to body and self is the key: Richa Chadha

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Being kind to body and self is the key: Richa Chadha

Richa Chadha — the actress who grabbed eyeballs with her badass role in Gangs of Wasseypur in 2012 — proved she is just as dauntless in real life too. Last year, she revealed to the media that she had suffered from bouts of bulimia and recovered only after seeking professional help. But that’s bygone. She […]

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Being kind to body and self is the key: Richa Chadha

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Being kind to body and self is the key: Richa Chadha

Richa Chadha — the actress who grabbed eyeballs with her badass role in Gangs of Wasseypur in 2012 — proved she is just as dauntless in real life too. Last year, she revealed to the media that she had suffered from bouts of bulimia and recovered only after seeking professional help. But that’s bygone. She […]

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Mediterranean diet may help treat HIV, diabetes patients

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Mediterranean diet may help treat HIV, diabetes patients

Consuming a Mediterranean diet — rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, high on healthy fats like olive oil and low in refined sugars and saturated fats — may provide a good nutritious balance that can improve medication adherence and mental health in patients with HIV-positive and Type 2 diabetes, researchers suggest. People who […]

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Head, neck cancer patients: Twice-a-day radiation therapy may help reduce deaths

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Head, neck cancer patients: Twice-a-day radiation therapy may help reduce deaths

A study suggests that treating head and neck cancer patients with twice-a-day radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy can prove beneficial and save more lives. The findings indicated that the twice-a-day treatment of hyper fractionated radiotherapy combined with chemotherapy, cuts deaths by 20 percent compared to the best standard treatment of once-daily radiotherapy with chemotherapy. The […]

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Fat-shaming encourages unhealthy behaviours that lead to heart disease, diabetes

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Fat-shaming encourages unhealthy behaviours that lead to heart disease, diabetes

A study reveals that people who feel unattractive and devalue themselves because of their weight are at heightened risk of heart disease and type 2 Diabetes. The study was published in Obesity, the journal. Researchers from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in the US found that above and beyond the effects of body mass […]

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Barbie vaginas: More and more women are going under the knife to get designer genitals

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Barbie vaginas: More and more women are going under the knife to get designer genitals

A rush of women going under the knife for designer genitals has taken even plastic surgeons by surprise and divided medical professionals on the ethics and benefits of labiaplasty. In 2015, more than 95,000 women worldwide underwent the procedure, according to data from the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). Most often, labiaplasty involves […]

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Ryan Lochte Shares His Fitness and Diet Routine: ‘Go to Each Workout With a Purpose’

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Ryan Lochte Shares His Fitness and Diet Routine: ‘Go to Each Workout With a Purpose’

Ryan Lochte shows off his fit physique in September 2016. (Photo: Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil) More The majority of us get to hibernate under baggy sweaters for a couple of more months, but for Ryan Lochte, it’s always Speedo season. If you’re looking to get lean and mean like the 12-time Olympic medalist, […]

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