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Bihar: 53 children die in suspected Encephalitis outbreak
India

Bihar: 53 children die in suspected Encephalitis outbreak

Bihar has been reeling under an Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak, which has reportedly claimed the lives of 53 children in the past 10 days.
Researchers get one step closer in creating made-to-order human kidneys
Science

Researchers get one step closer in creating made-to-order human kidneys

For patients undergoing the last stage of renal disease, kidney transplant is the only hope for going back to a normal life.
Maharashtra: Swine flu kills 11 people in 23 days
India

Maharashtra: Swine flu kills 11 people in 23 days

After Rajasthan, Maharashtra, too, has fallen victim to a swine flu outbreak.
'Chai Waali Chachi': Woman's been drinking only 'chai' for 33yrs
India

'Chai Waali Chachi': Woman's been drinking only 'chai' for 33yrs

For many, the day is incomplete if they haven't sipped their daily cup of chai and it's even more tempting in the chilly winters.
Chinese man sniffs smelly socks every day, develops lung infection
World

Chinese man sniffs smelly socks every day, develops lung infection

The world is full of people with weird habits, who often learn to get rid of them the hard way.
#FinancialBytes: 6 common myths around health insurance policies, busted!
Business

#FinancialBytes: 6 common myths around health insurance policies, busted!

Health insurance is an important financial product and investing in it is essential to protect one's finances in the event of any illness.
Punjab: Hookah bars permanently banned as President Kovind okays Bill
India

Punjab: Hookah bars permanently banned as President Kovind okays Bill

Hookah bars have been permanently banned in Punjab as President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a Bill from the state to check use of tobacco.
175 dead, over 10,000 affected by cholera outbreak in Nigeria
World

175 dead, over 10,000 affected by cholera outbreak in Nigeria

Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria, where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said yesterday.
#KnowTheDisease: Everything you need to know about lifestyle diseases
India

#KnowTheDisease: Everything you need to know about lifestyle diseases

Lifestyle diseases, also known as non-communicable diseases (NCDs), are those diseases whose occurrence is primarily based on the daily habits of people.

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