Sunday, 23 June 2024

Health

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar leads Yoga Day celebrations at UN in Geneva

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar leads Yoga Day celebrations at UN in Geneva

Bengaluru: Spiritual leader and founder of The Art of Living based in Bengaluru, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, led the International Yoga Day (IYD) Celebrations at the United Nations Office in Geneva on Friday.

NCC cadets perform Yoga at iconic sites across country

NCC cadets perform Yoga at iconic sites across country

NEW DELHI: Nearly eight lakh National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets on Friday performed Yoga at several schools, colleges and iconic sites such as Sun Temple in Odisha's Konark, Red Fort in Delhi, Dal Lake in Srinagar, and Sabarmati Riverfront in Gujarat's Ahmedabad among others, to observe the International Yoga Day.

Bengaluru hospital successfully performs rare heart re-transplant

Bengaluru hospital successfully performs rare heart re-transplant

Bengaluru:Doctors at a city hospital here on Wednesday said they have successfully performed a rare heart re-transplant procedure in the country.

Life Sciences industry expects 22 pc of revenue to come from connected health in 5 yrs

Life Sciences industry expects 22 pc of revenue to come from connected health in 5 yrs

NEW DELHI:As the majority (63 per cent) of Life Sciences organisations, across biopharma and medtech, have connected health products already on the market or under development, the industry anticipates that connected health will contribute more than one-fifth of their total revenue (22 per cent) in the next five years, a new report showed on Tuesday.

Decoded: Why most parents can't make their kids to sleep at ease

Decoded: Why most parents can't make their kids to sleep at ease

NEW DELHI: One in four parents find it difficult to put their children to sleep at ease as they are worried or anxious themselves and rely on strategies that may increase sleep challenges long term, a new study showed on Monday.

Delhi-NCR doctors treat life-threatening brain aneurysm condition with novel technique

Delhi-NCR doctors treat life-threatening brain aneurysm condition with novel technique

NEW DELHI: A novel non-invasive technique has saved the life of a 55-year-old patient in Delhi-NCR who was suffering from a life-threatening ruptured brain aneurysm condition, a team of doctors said on Saturday.

2 die of suspected meningococcal meningitis disease in Vietnam

2 die of suspected meningococcal meningitis disease in Vietnam

Hanoi:Two people in a family in Vietnam's northern region died of suspected meningococcal meningitis disease while two other family members were in critical condition, according to the National Tropical Disease Hospital on Wednesday.

Weight loss surgery can stop prediabetes in its tracks: Study

Weight loss surgery can stop prediabetes in its tracks: Study

NEW DELHI: People with prediabetes and severe obesity who underwent metabolic and bariatric surgery were 20 times less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, claimed a new study on Tuesday.

Exercise during evening most beneficial for lowering blood sugar levels: Study

Exercise during evening most beneficial for lowering blood sugar levels: Study

NEW DELHI: Finding it hard to lower your blood sugar levels? Doing exercises in the evening hours may help, according to a study on Monday.

 

1.6 mn people worldwide fall ill daily due to eating contaminated food: WHO

1.6 mn people worldwide fall ill daily due to eating contaminated food: WHO

NEW DELHI: A 1.6 million people, including 40 per cent of children under 5, worldwide fall ill due to the consumption of unsafe food, said Saima Wazed, WHO Regional Director on Thursday, ahead of World Food Safety Day.

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