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High rates of overweight and obesity in Asia and the Pacific seriously threaten people’s health and undermine the region’s prosperity warns this new book published by the Asian Development Bank. According to this book, obesity causes 12% of total health care expenditures or 0.78% of gross domestic product in the region.

Observational study conducted at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

India’s food safety regulator the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is launching a campaign to persuade firms to reduce the use of salt, sugar and eliminate trans-fat in their pr

Vadodara: As water-borne diseases are raising their ugly head in the city, health officials on Monday teamed up to tackle the situation and carry out a review of the current situation.

At least eight fresh cases of malaria have been reported in the first week of July in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the national capital this seas

The death rate due to cardiac diseases has declined significantly in the US in the last 15 years even as it continues to rise in India with cardiovascular diseases being the leading cause of death,

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Union of India Vs Mool Chand Khairati Ram Trust dated 09/07/2018 regarding free treatment to the weaker sections of the society in hospitals. The issue revolves around the Order passed by the Land & Development Officer dated 2.2.2012  wherein it was stated that the Government of India had taken a policy decision that all the hospitals which have been provided land by L&DO have to strictly follow the policy of providing free treatment as provided in it.  

The human gut microbiome has been associated with many health factors but variability between studies limits exploration of effects between them. Gut microbiota profiles are available for >2700 members of the deeply phenotyped TwinsUK cohort, providing a uniform platform for such comparisons. Here, we present gut microbiota association analyses for 38 common diseases and 51 medications within the cohort.

Sonali Bendre recently revealed that she has been diagnosed with a high-grade cancer that has metastasised.

With over 110 confirmed dengue cases reported in less than a week from the town of Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh, a central team is reaching there to deal with the situation, officials said on Sunda

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