Health

Papaya could help lower heart attack risk

Karachi: A group of students from University of Karachi has explored health benefits of papaya and discovered some facts about the delicious tropical fruit,...

Vitamin D important during pregnancy

Low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy are associated with an increased risk of complications in mothers-to-be and low birth weight in their newborns,...

How Happiness Affects Your Health

By Dr. Anjuli Srivastava In recent years, physicians, psychologists and economists have embarked on a journey to illuminate the connection between joy and wellness. Fascinating...

Where do all the condoms go?

The condom distribution target was missed by 60% in the 2011/12 financial year according to the South African Institute of Race Relations. Some 399...

5 tips to keep weight in check

March is National Nutrition Month, when The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics rolls out its annual education and awareness campaign encouraging everyone to “Eat...

Eating kiwis can make your skin glow

London: Eating at least three portions of fruit and vegetables daily - including carrots, cabbages and kiwi fruit - gives your skin a "healthy"...

Indian bitter melon `Karela` may hold cure for cancer

Washington: An Indian origin scientist has received a 39,42-dollar grant from the Lottie Caroline Hardy Charitable Trust to continue her research on treating cancer...

World Anti-tuberculosis Day today

The World Tuberculosis Day, which is celebrated on March 24 every year, is being marked in Nepal today with the slogan 'Commitment for Quality...

Salt causes 2.3 million deaths a year

Over-abundant salt intake was a factor in nearly 2.3 million deaths from heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related causes that occurred worldwide in 2010,...

Papaya could help lower heart attack risk

Karachi: A group of students from University of Karachi has explored health benefits of papaya and discovered some facts about the delicious tropical fruit,...