Kale, beetroot: Nutritious ingredients for healthy food

New Delhi, April 20 :  With people becoming more health conscious, several restaurants have started introducing dishes with healthy ingredients like kale, beetroot and quinoa. These dishes offer wholesome goodness as it is not just good on nutrient value but also on taste, say experts.

Rajesh Sawhney, Co-founder of Healthie…

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Women's health in India still facing a recognition challenge

New Delhi April 18, According to the “OECD Health Statistics 2014: How Does India Compare” report, the overall health spending accounted for only four per cent of the GDP in India in 2012, out of which only 33 per cent of health spending was funded by public sources. Further, health…

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Painkiller use in pregnancy may affect baby's future fertility

London, April 17 Think twice before taking painkillers during pregnancy as researchers have found that they could affect the fertility of the unborn child in later life.

The study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, showed that these drugs could affect the fertility of both unborn boys and girls…

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As bio-toilets clog, Railways turns to vacuum toilets in 13 trains

New Delhi, April 16 With its much-touted bio-toilets proving less than reliable, Indian Railways is turning to vacuum toilets for 13 premier trains, including the Howrah Rajdhani, Goa Rajdhani, Amritsar Swarn Shatabdi and Bandra-Patna Humsafar.

The bio-toilets, which replaced open toilets in trains, have been prone…

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Fortis Healthcare receives 'expression of interest' from IHH Healthcare Berhad

Mumbai, April 14 :  Fortis Healthcare on Friday said that it has received “an unsolicited non-binding expression of interest (EoI)” from IHH Healthcare Berhad.

According to a BSE filing, Fortis Healthcare’s Board of Directors received this EoI from IHH Healthcare Berhad for possible due diligence and participation with the…

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