As the year starts to wind down, researchers compiled the best overall diets of 2019.
There are several ways to be smarter about your well-being, including daily exercise, eating well and using safe products.
Researchers have found a link between obesity and brain health and are looking into how weight control impacts the mind.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife recently announced they want to cure the world of all disease.
Taxation is often used to curb certain habits, like smoking or drinking soda, but now it will be used to try and stop teens from vaping.
What does it mean to have a good death? Leah Green meets with Aly Dickinson, an end-of-life doula.
Rwanda's first lady Jeannette Kagame said there has been success in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa but the battle was being impeded by gender inequality.
Dr Tim Eckmanns of the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin talks about proper and sustainable ways to use antibiotics to prevent undesirable unintended outcomes.
Senior doctors at Zimbabwe's public hospitals went on strike to protest against the dismissal of junior colleagues who have boycotted work over pay for nearly three months.
High blood sugar levels over time can affect the feet and nerves in diabetics. It is important to understand how this happens and what one can do to prevent such complications. These tips by Dr Sujeet Jha, Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and M...
What does it feel like to know you're dying? In episode two of Death Land, Leah Green meets people who are facing up to the end of their lives.
It's no secret that exercising, sleeping, and healthy eating can help you be more positive, energetic, productive and creative.
In Good Shape talks to dentist Stephan Ziegler about oral hygiene, the causes of dental phobia and how it can be managed.
Over a million faulty condoms which contained holes have been recalled from being distributed in Uganda.
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Take a look at the difference between cold and flu symptoms and how to spot them both.
U.S. health officials recently reported 2,172 confirmed cases and three more deaths from a respiratory illness linked to vaping.
Researchers have linked a quick drop in temperature to a higher chance of getting sick. Clip1-Stringr Clip2-Stringr Clip3-Shutterstock Clip4-Shutterstock Clip5-Stringr Clip6-Shutterstock Clip7-Google fair use Clip8-Stringr
Zumba as a fitness regimen has gained immense popularity in India over the last few years. Ahead of a masterclass in Pune, the creator of Zumba, Beto Perez, spoke to NDTV on the future of Zumba in India and how he makes it happen. While collaborat...
Diabetics know they shouldn't consume sugar but a lot of people are confused about whether or not they should have jaggery. Dr Sujeet Jha, Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Max Healthcare, sheds light on this.
The proven best ways to shed belly fat is a calorie deficit and healthy eating.
While the current flu season appears to be mild, the CDC is still urging people to get their flu vaccination.
Hoofed animals from SA are now banned from entering Mozambique after an outbreak of the foot-and-mouth disease in the animals in Limpopo.
Cholesterol and heart attacks across the country are both down since 2013 due to improved medical advice.
Asthma impacts millions of people in the U.S. but it can be deadly in some cases.
What if you could cheat death and live for ever? To people in the radical life extension movement, immortality is a real possibility.
Seven brands of Kenyan peanut butter have been banned in Rwanda, and suspended in Uganda, after the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) suspended the brands last week .
Traveling to see the world or going on vacation is what almost everyone looks forward to, but getting there is often the hardest part.
When the clocks go backward and the days get shorter, many suffer from seasonal depression due to the lack of sunlight their brains get.
Self-sabotage like procrastination, drugs and alcohol often get in the way of success, yet many continue with their ways.
According to recent studies, blood flow and cholesterol could be impacted more from the devices.
According to the first world report on vision issues by the World Health Organization more than one billion people worldwide are living with with vision impairment because they do not get the care they need for conditions like short and far sighte...
Nigeria's mental health system routinely chains patients up, says Human Rights Watch.
The United Nations and Kenyan government on Monday came under fire on the eve a global conference on sexual and reproductive health with Christian groups.
It was previously thought that consuming Omega-3 fats would help relieve anxiety and other mental illnesses, but researchers have found no serious connection.
Smoking reduces the chemical releases of serotonin and dopamine, increasing people's risk for schizophrenia.
Learning and keeping the mind active have been found to be the most important factor when it comes to keeping the mind sharp and helping patients with Alzheimers.
Newer generations have been found to be the worst type of perfectionist because of social media standards.
Lesotho is facing a measles outbreak while the outbreak of Hepatitis E in Namibia was being closely monitored, according to the World Health Organisation.
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Doctor and CEO David Feinberg, who is leading the newly created Google Health division, is beginning to open up about his plans.
The increase from year to year in genital rejuvenation has gone up over 30%.
Keto and low-carb diets are often confused as the same thing. However, while the differences aren't many, they are significant.
There are plenty of ways to increase productivity from day to day, here are the top 5.
Spotting anxiety in young children is often difficult, but it is extremely important to keep an eye out for any symptoms.