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Climate change raises risk of kidney stones, says new study

Jul 11, 2014

Climate change raises risk of kidney stones, says new study

A warming planet is likely to bring more hot days, more sweaty people and more dehydration -- a key risk factor for a surge in kidney stones, researchers said today. #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #Health #kidney stones #lifestyle
Replace sex education with format to spread awareness on child pregnancy: Harsh Vardhan

Jul 10, 2014

Replace sex education with format to spread awareness on child pregnancy: Harsh Vardhan

Days after courting controversy over his remarks on imparting sex education in schools, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today said it should be replaced by a format which makes people aware about child pregnancy and associated evils. #TheySaidIt #Sex education #Health Minister #Harsh Vardhan #child pregnancy
Budget 2014: Tax hike on cigarettes, soft drinks for better health, says Jaitley

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Tax hike on cigarettes, soft drinks for better health, says Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday proposed hiking steeply the excise duty on cigarettes, pan masala, tobacco products and aerated drinks while reducing the rates on sports equipment like gloves and specified food processing and packaging machinery. #Finance minister #Health #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Tobacco #gutka #aerated drinks #Cigarattes #healthy measures
First time ever: Scientists 'switch off' consciousness in a patient's brain

Jul 10, 2014

First time ever: Scientists 'switch off' consciousness in a patient's brain

For the first time, researchers have been able to switch off consciousness in a woman by electrically stimulating a single brain area. #Human brain #HealthBuzz #Brain #scientists #ScienceBuzz #Science Buzz #Consciousness #Switch-off Consciousness
Beautiful full moon night? It might reduce your sleep by 20 mins

Jul 09, 2014

Beautiful full moon night? It might reduce your sleep by 20 mins

People may actually sleep 20 minutes less and take longer to fall asleep on a full moon night, a new study has found #Health #Moon #Sleep #HealthBuzz #ScienceBuzz #Full moon #Science Buzz #Beauty Sleep #Sleeping #Lunar cycle
Researchers develop toolkit to help women manage menopause

Jul 07, 2014

Researchers develop toolkit to help women manage menopause

The Practitioner Toolkit for Managing the Menopause includes a diagnostic tool, as well as a compendium of approved hormone therapies. #menopause #HealthBuzz #Women's Health #ScienceBuzz #Menstruation #Menopause in women
Budget 2014 may levy high taxes on tobacco: Why it's a good idea to pay more for cigarettes

Jul 07, 2014

Budget 2014 may levy high taxes on tobacco: Why it's a good idea to pay more for cigarettes

Taking a cue from Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, oral health experts have urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to levy high taxes on tobacco products to curb the youth from getting addicted to smoking or chewing tobacco. #Arun Jaitley #Tax #Health Minister #Tobacco #SectorWatch #Budget 2014 #health experts
Budget 2014 Wishlist: What Manipal Health's Sudarshan Ballal wants from FM

Jul 05, 2014

Budget 2014 Wishlist: What Manipal Health's Sudarshan Ballal wants from FM

The first budget of the Modi government will be out on July 10. Firstbiz spoke to head honchos across industries to know their expectations from Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's first budget.
#Arun Jaitley #Budget #SectorWatch #Manipal #Budget2014 #manipal health #sudarshan ballal
Sunanda Pushkar report: AIIMS denies Dr Gupta's allegations

Jul 02, 2014

Sunanda Pushkar report: AIIMS denies Dr Gupta's allegations

AIIMS has denied the allegations made by its forensic department head Dr Sudhir Gupta in the Sunanda Pushkar death case and has called them false. #India #NewsTracker #Ghulam Nabi Azad #AIIMS #Shashi Tharoor #Sunanda Pushkar #Harsh Vardhan #Union Health Minister #Sudhir Gupta
Former Speaker Somnath Chatterjee hospitalised, condition stable

Jul 02, 2014

Former Speaker Somnath Chatterjee hospitalised, condition stable

The health of former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee admitted to a private hospital after suffering a cerebral stroke was stable, a doctor said on Wednesday. #India #NewsTracker #Health #Lok Sabha #Somnath Chatterjee