Free Press Journal
  • Mental illness doubles cardiac, stroke risks

    Toronto : People with mental health disorders are significantly more likely to have heart disease or stroke, a new Canadian study has warned, reports PTI.

  • Fatty foods harm men more than women

    Washington : Men who munch on fatty foods are at increased health risks in comparison to women who consume high-fat meals, a new study has found, reports PTI.

  • Yummy-Mummy Shilpa Shetty Kundra to pen book on health

    Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra is known for her envious body in Bollywood and now buzz is that the sexy lady is penning a book on health and nutrition since the past seven months! Shilpa’s book is said to highlight everything that she has learnt so far about fitness and living a healthy life.

  • NPPA slaps Rs 300 cr penalty on Novartis for overcharging

    New Delhi : Drug major Novartis has been slapped with a Rs 300-crore penalty by drug regulator NPPA for overcharging consumers on sale of Voveran, its best-selling painkiller medicine. The Swiss drugmaker, which did not confirm the quantum of the total penalty by the the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), said the notice is “erroneous and entirely misconceived”.

  • Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola

    Washington : A Texas health care worker who treated a man who later died of Ebola has tested positive for the disease in a preliminary test, doctors said, the second person to be diagnosed with the illness on US soil, reports AFP.

  • Resolving Conflict

    SEVERE anger damages the heart and is bad for health. From the extremes of rage to a mild irritation, it is an emotion we could best do without. In fact, the only reason we consider something to be a problem at all is because there is some kind of aversion to the situation, which manifests as fear or anger.

  • Babies learn words differently as they age

    Washington : Toddlers learn words differently as they age, and a limit exists as to how many words they can learn each day, according to a new study, reports PTI.

  • Immune cell therapy may revolutionize leukemia treatment

    Washington: A team of researchers, who conducted largest ever study of patients with advanced leukemia, have found that 88 percent achieved complete remissions after being treated with genetically modified versions of their own immune cells, thus demonstrating that cell therapy is a powerful treatment for patients who have exhausted all conventional therapies.

  • UK research could help combat sleeping sickness

    London: New findings on how parasites that cause sleeping sickness are able to communicate with one another could help limit the spread of the disease, British scientists said today.

  • High BP pill could ease arthritis pain

    London: An inexpensive pill that treats high blood pressure and heart failure could also help ease pain in people with arthritis without causing any side-effects, scientists say.

  • Ditch cell phone to stay fit

    Washington: Glued to your cell phone? It may reduce your fitness and physical activity.

  • Uddhav calls meeting of Shiv Sena MPs, MLAs

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray has called a meeting of party MPs and legislators this afternoon amid reports of deteriorating health of saffron outfit’s patriarch Bal Thackeray.

  • Raj meets ailing Bal Thackeray

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray met his uncle and Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray here today and enquired about his health.