Pulse Polio day

Pulse polio drive from today in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The pulse polio drive in the state will be held on Sunday for ..

Know your Thyroid Gland and How to take care of it
midday meal
Biryani, pulao, fried rice; Anganwadi diet menu to include more delicious, nutritious food
kids treatment
Free treatment for rare diseases: State demands central fund
Renovated children's ward at Puthukkad hospital

Mickey Mouse, Dora, Ben 10 adorn walls of children’s ward in Puthukkad hospital

Puthukkad (Thrissur): People who visit the children’s ward of Taluk Hospital will be surprised to see colourful walls instead ..


235 Chickenpox cases within 3 days in state

Palakkad: The health department has confirmed outbreak of Chickenpox in the state. According to reports, 235 Chickenpox cases were ..


Why some cosmetics may cause a skin rash

New York: Do you know why many different chemical compounds found in creams, cosmetics, and other topical consumer products trigger ..

drug use

Drug use among youth rising in Kerala: Police

Kochi: Kerala police informed the high court that the use of drugs among youth and children is increasing in an alarming rate in the ..


Painkiller poisoning among kids on the rise: Study

New York: The proportion of high-strength painkiller poisonings among children which result in emergency hospital admissions has increased, ..


Eat according to your blood type

The Blood Type Diet which focuses on eating right according to each individual’s blood type has been found popular for quite ..


Over 9 hours sleep may raise stroke risk by 23%

New York: People who sleep nine or more hours per night are 23 per cent more likely to later have a stroke than people who sleep seven ..


Karnataka Congress leader Siddaramaiah undergoes angioplasty

Bengaluru: Senior Karnataka Congress leader Siddaramaiah underwent angioplasty at a city hospital on Wednesday night. Late on Wednesday ..

Seetha Thampi with Jayakrishnan

Woman celebrates wedding anniversary by donating kidney to orphan boy

Kochi: When a woman decided to donate her kidney, it gave a new life to a poor orphan boy. Kottayam Neerikkad native Seetha Thampi ..


Women using Instagram to cope with miscarriage distress: Study

New York: Despite its common occurrence, there is still a lot of stigma surrounding miscarriage and many women find that their emotional ..


Health risks of eating seafood

Health and fitness advisors often emphasise on seafood for muscles, high protein, weight loss etc. Few of them have studied the immense ..


Brain region smaller in birth control pill users: Study

New York: Researchers have found that women taking oral contraceptives, commonly known as birth control pills, had significantly smaller ..


UK lesbian couple become first parents with shared motherhood technique

London: A lesbian couple in the UK has become the first parents in the world to deliver a baby that was carried in the wombs of both, ..


Breast cancer linked to permanent hair dye, straighteners

New York: Researchers have found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing ..


Ambalapuzha palpayasam offering to deity in new brass vessels

Ambalapuzha: The main offering of Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna Temple under the Travancore Devaswom Board will be offered to the deity in ..


Life-threatening bacteria found in cosmetics: Study

London: The vast majority of in-use make-up products such as beauty blenders, mascara and lip gloss are contaminated with potentially ..


Social media use linked to anxiety in adolescents: Study

Toronto: Researchers have found that social media use, television viewing and computer use, but not video gaming, are linked to an ..


Environmental stress hits women the hardest: Study

London: Women in climate change hotspots in Africa and Asia are finding it difficult to make free choices under environmental stress, ..

baby with two heads

Woman gives birth to baby with two heads, three hands

Vidisha: A 23-year-old woman has given birth to a boy with two heads and three hands at a hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Vidisha ..


Tasting `dead ants’ in jaggery

Kodungallur: In a bizarre incident, dead insects was found embedded in the jaggery purchased from coastal areas of Kodungallur. Dead ..


Doctor saves man's life by sucking urine out from his bladder

New York: A doctor has been hailed for saving an elderly man's's life by sucking urine from his bladder during mid-flight. ..


Shaking head to remove water from ears causes brain damage

New York: Shaking head is one of the most common methods people use to get rid of water in their ears, but it can can also cause complications ..


Strip to identify snakebites developed

Thiruvananthapuram: Giving relief to the people who are prone to snakebite, scientists in Thiruvananthapuram Rajiv Gandhi Centre for ..


Doctors hesitate to administer antivenom available in hospitals

Kalpetta: Snake antivenom is a lifesaving drug which should be made available in selected hospitals in the state. The doctors are obliged ..


What keeps Indian adolescents less physically active?

New Delhi: Too much focus on cricket might be the reason why Indian boys are not getting sufficient physical activity, while domestic ..


Yoga improves sleep, reduces lower back pain

New York: Yoga and physical therapy(PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing ..

Chitharesh Nateshan

Kochi man is 2019 `Mr Universe'; he takes 40 eggs, 1 kg chicken per day and his debt is...

Chitharesh Nateshan from Kochi is the strongman of strongmen in the world. He has brought the 2019 ‘Mister Universe’ to ..


Raising awareness on World Pancreatic Cancer Day

When celebrities lend their faces to make us aware of illnesses, etc., we tend to listen. Alex Trebek, a well-known and high-profile ..


Now pregnant women can have companion during childbirth at Kozhikode Med College

Kozhikode: Kozhikode Medical College has initiated the ‘Companion in Labour’ programme which would enable the presence ..


Why perimenopause affects sexual life in some women

New York: Sexual dysfunction increases by nearly 30 per cent during perimenopause and vaginal dryness most often has the greatest effect ..


Taller people have increased risk for irregular heartbeat

New York: Researchers have found that taller people have an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AFib), an irregular and ..


Women who dine after 6 p.m. risk heart disease: Study

New York: Women who consume a higher proportion of their daily calories late in the evening are more likely to be at risk of cardiovascular ..

neyyar simhasafari

A cheetah at Neyyar Lion Safari Park infected with rare tick-borne disease

Kattakkada: A cheetah at the Neyyar Lion Safari Park is reported suffering from a rare tick-borne disease.The cheetah was afflicted ..


Tibetan therapy for Malayalees at Alappuzha

Alappuzha: Two Malayalees visited the Silviyander house on Chettikkad beach road. Tibetan medicine practitioner Dr. Dorjee Rapten Neshar ..

obese kid

Kerala children prone to obesity, diabetes; Doctors to conduct awareness in schools

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) is planning to start an awareness campaign in schools as a study report ..


From idli, dosa to calorie-laden porotta, pizza, fries

My recent travel across Kerala re-educated me on the dietary habits of once predominantly vegetarian folks. The menu boards in front ..


Air pollution: Public health emergency declared in Delhi, schools to be shut till Tuesday

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Friday decided to shut all schools till November 5 after a Supreme Court mandated panel declared ..

Dr. Mohanan Kunnummal

Governor appoints Dr Mohanan Kunnummal as VC of Health University

Thiruvananthapuram: Governor Arif Mohammed Khan rejected the recommendation of the government while appointing the new vice chancellor ..


Obesity causes diabetes in women, kidney disease in men

London: Obesity poses a higher risk of type 2 diabetes in women, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and chronic kidney ..


8000-yr-old world's oldest pearl displayed in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: An 8,000-year-old pearl that archaeologists say is the world's oldest will be displayed in Abu Dhabi, according to authorities ..


Malayali researchers pave way for early detection of Alzheimer's disease

Kozhikode: Malayali researchers have developed a system to identify Alzheimer's in its initial stage. Researchers opine that although ..

medical equipment

Medical devices to be treated as medicines; Approval mandatory

Kochi: All devices used as part of medical treatment are soon to be treated as medicines. The central government has issued a draft ..

Delhi pollution

No drastic fall in Delhi air quality in next two days

New Delhi: Though the air quality in Delhi remains in the poor category and stubble-burning incidents have increased in Punjab, Haryana ..

Ducks dies in Arattupuzha

Hundreds of ducks found dead in Arattupuzha, reason still unkown

Muthukulam: In Arattupuzha, hundreds of ducks were found dead. Domesticated ducks from various houses died in the area. Although the ..