Beware! Breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women a year by 2020

Beware! Breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women a year by 2020

Lack of early diagnosis of breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women in a year by 2020, says a study, one of whose researchers is of Indian origin. One of the most commonly diagnosed type of cancer among women in India, breast...
read more
Common Anti-Allergy Drugs May Treat Deadly Blood Clots

Common Anti-Allergy Drugs May Treat Deadly Blood Clots

The research by the University of Birmingham in the UK could lead to new treatments that prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that develops within a deep vein in the body, usually in the leg, and causes swelling,...
read more
Swachh Bharat survey 2018: Negative marks for false claims under new rules

Swachh Bharat survey 2018: Negative marks for false claims under new rules

A revised methodology, including a penalty clause for false claims, will be used to rank the 4,041 cities and towns in the country under the Modi government’s third cleanliness survey — ‘Swachh Survekshan-2018’. The government on Monday rev...
read more
Marathwada Diary: Not just rains, lack of options to raise credit for sowing season causes spike in farmer suicides

Marathwada Diary: Not just rains, lack of options to raise credit for sowing season causes spike in farmer suicides

Parth MN is travelling across Maharashtra’s Marathwada province on a People’s Archive of Rural India fellowship to chronicle agrarian issues in the region, over a period of 6-8 months. Firstpost will reproduce his reports as and when he files them....
read more
9-year-old brings hope for HIV/AIDS cure after spending 8 years in remission without drugs!

9-year-old brings hope for HIV/AIDS cure after spending 8 years in remission without drugs!

New Delhi: One of the most deadliest diseases to have gripped the world for ages is HIV/AIDS and finding a cure for it has posed the biggest challenge for scientists across the world. When infected with the HIV virus, humans...
read more
Dark chocolate may protect your brain from ageing

Dark chocolate may protect your brain from ageing

Los Angeles: Chocoholics, take note! Eating dark chocolate may protect your brain from age-related stress and inflammation that are thought to play an important role in the neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. The findings may help explai...
read more
Parents struggle with finding relief for kids with allergies

Parents struggle with finding relief for kids with allergies

With allergy season kicking in, many parents may be searching for over-the-counter medications to help relieve their kids of symptoms like sneezing, coughing and congestion. According to a report from the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Ch...
read more
7 Ways To Stress Less When It Comes To Your Finances

7 Ways To Stress Less When It Comes To Your Finances

There’s no need to feel taxed during tax season! If you’re feeling the pressure, you’re not alone: almost 72 percent of Americans feel stressed about money. The good news is that there are lots of ways to proactively transform your...
read more