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  • Feel good with drifting temperatures

    29 April, 2017 2:46 PM 17

    Exposure to environments outside a comfortable temperature could help tackle major metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity, and should be reflected in modern building practices, finds a study “Healthy Excursions Outside the Thermal Comfort Zone,” and published in Building Research & Information, This new research reveals how exposure to mildly

  • Is dengue vaccine a way out? Debate on

    28 April, 2017 11:13 PM 18

    New Delhi: Is dengue vaccine a solution to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne disease in Delhi? Top researchers from India and France will be deliberating upon this at a symposium organised by AIIMS on Saturday. Countries like Philippines and Brazil have already approved dengue vaccine. Dr Randeep Guleria, director of AIIMS, said the symposium

  • Goa Health Minister shocked to see stray dogs in govt hospital

    27 April, 2017 5:30 PM 23

    Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane during his visit to the state-run Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) here today was shocked to see stray dogs moving freely in the emergency and neo-natal wards. The minister was shocked to see the "mess" the hospital was in, he said. "Six dogs were having a field day in casualty (emergency) ward.... Security personnels

  • After treatment row, world's heaviest woman Eman Ahmed to be now shifted to UAE from Mumbai

    27 April, 2017 2:27 PM 17

    MUMBAI: Egyptian national Eman Ahmed, who is being treated for obesity here, would be shifted to a hospital in Abu Dhabi. The city-based Saifee Hospital today announced that Eman Ahmed would be shifted to Burjeel Hospital in the UAE. The development comes amid allegations by Eman's sister Shaimaa Selim that she was not receiving proper treatment at Saifee

  • The cancer that killed actor Vinod Khanna

    27 April, 2017 8:57 AM 17

    Actor Vinod Khanna succumbed to cancer at the age of 70. The spokesperson of Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, where he was admitted briefly, released an official statement, which read, "Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Mr. Vinod Khanna, who was admitted to the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital breathed his last at 11.20 am due to advanced

  • Breast massage for better growth

    27 April, 2017 7:01 AM 15

    Every woman wants toned and firm breasts. A healthy, upright bosom not only feels good but makes one look fit and healthy. And when it comes to the mighty two, most women prefer looking for natural means. Here are a few benefits of breast massage as well as techniques to massage them so they become firm. Oil or cream: Take some natural oil or a breast

  • Mumbai: Eman Ahmed set to go to Abu Dhabi for further treatment

    27 April, 2017 3:02 AM 37

    Speaking to mid-day, Shaimaa said, "I fear I might have to leave Mumbai anytime now. So on standby, I called the experts, as I cannot give up on my sister. I never thought I would have to do it, but I took this decision after the hospital authorities said a day ago that they wouldn't tell me when they'd send us back. If required, I would take Eman to Abu Dhabi

  • Doctors deny allegations that super obese Egyptian woman was not treated well

    25 April, 2017 6:57 PM 38

    NEW DELHI: The doctors treating Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed for obesity at Mumbai's Saifee Hospital refuted her sister's allegations that the doctors have made "false claims" about her weight loss of 262 kg from 500 kg. In an online video, Eman's sister Shaimaa Selim had alleged that Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, the bariatric surgeon leading the team of doctors

  • 'Hogwash': Mumbai Doctors Refute Facebook Video On Egyptian Eman Ahmed's Weight Loss

    25 April, 2017 11:25 AM 18

    Doctors in Mumbai today angrily rejected claims that they had lied about the amount of weight an Egyptian once believed to be the world's heaviest woman had lost following surgery. The sister of Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty alleged that her sibling, who previously weighed 500 kilogrames had not shed half her weight, as specialists at a Mumbai hospital had claimed

  • Eman Ahmed's weight loss: Doctors say she is fit to go home, rubbish family's allegation

    25 April, 2017 10:22 AM 20

    Soon after the video surfaced online, doctors of Saifee Hospital said that Eman is fine, weighs 204 kilogram now and will be discharged this week. Shaimma Salem, world's heaviest woman Eman Ahmed's sister, complained in a video that her sister is very sick and she is not getting good treatment art Saifee Hospital in Mumbai, where she was admitted to undergo