Contrary to reports that heart disease is striking Indians earlier, a new study that examined the records of 15,000 patients from across North India has found that the mean age of developing acute

Irregular heartbeat -- also known as atrial fibrillation -- may lead to serious health issues like heart attacks, heart failure, chronic kidney disease and sudden cardiac death, finds a study.

According to a recent survey, 80 per cent of Delhi NCR residents are obese. In the year 2014, there were around 20 million obese women and 9.8 million obese men recorded in India alone.

Awaz Foundation members at the launch of ‘Gods Against Noise’, the first campaign under ‘Your Voice against Noise’

KOLKATA: Even as dengue and malaria cases continue to spiral in Kolkata, an 'unclassified fever' is on the prowl as well.

On the eve of the demand for grants for the health and family welfare department, senior doctors have urged the state government to rein in healthcare cost by improving access to preventive care, r

Doctors and healthcare experts are pinning down hard evidence from a massive screening programme done by the Tamil Nadu government under the `Amma Arogya Thittam' to show how more than half the num

Chandigarh: Taking note of the fact that consumption of food that is high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) is rampant amongst school children, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (N

Foods like papads, meal-based sauces, Asian sauces, pickles, bread and bakery products were found to have high levels of salt.

A leading private insurance company's report has revealed that the number of people applying for mediclaims during monsoon was higher in 2015-16 than in 2014-15, indicating that the incidence rate