Love story ‘Kairos’ by German writer Jenny Erpenbeck wins International Booker Prize | Lifestyle News

German writer Jenny Erpenbeck along with translator Michael Hofmann were on Tuesday named winners of the International Booker Prize for the novel ‘Kairos’.The book, originally written in German, tells the story of... Read more »

THIS common hormone can stop Alzheimer’s disease as it progresses | Health News

Leptin is also known to have some dramatic effects on the brain, one of them being stopping the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in the early stages. Researchers say that synapses are the... Read more »

Latest complications of diabetes and obesity: 4 proactive steps, lifestyle strategies to avoid them | Health

ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi Diabetes and obesity are two closely linked health conditions that have been on the rise globally and while the risks and complications associated with these conditions are well-known,... Read more »

‘My whole body went blue… then my hands and feet turned black’

Conservative MP Craig Mackinlay has candidly opened up on his health battle with sepsis after admitting he is “extremely lucky to be alive”.In September, the MP for South Thanet said he was... Read more »

18 percent teenagers drink caffeine to stay awake: Study

New Delhi A new study on Monday revealed that 18 percent of teens drink caffeine to stay awake. A study conducted by the US-based Michigan University found that 25 percent of parents... Read more »

TOI Health News Morning Briefing | FLiRT variants identified in Kolkata, Harvard study finds when to take aspirin during heart attack, simple tests to check purity of milk, FAQs on heat stroke answered, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to undergo wrist surgery, and more

After Maharashtra, FLiRT variants identified in Kolkata: COVID symptoms to pay attention toFollowing Maharashtra, FLiRT variants have now been detected in West Bengal. Thirty-six samples have tested positive for the new COVID-19... Read more »

India to celebrate Menstruation festival ‘Maasika Mahotsav’ on May 21 – Lifestyle News

Eleven countries will observe Maasika Mahotsav, a week-long event that strives to destigmatise periods through sports, arts, and cultural programmes, starting on May 21. Up to 33 organisations will participate in events... Read more »

Alzheimer’s breakthrough as common hormone could become new dementia drug

Sign up for our free Health Check email to receive exclusive analysis on the week in healthGet our free Health Check emailA hormone already present in the human body could be used... Read more »

Bromley Road Hospital given ‘Good’ rating from CQC

Bromley Road Hospital, located between Bromley Road and Canadian Avenue, was given the second highest rating in all areas from Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspectors. The hospital is a complex care, high... Read more »

‘Extreme April heat in Asia worsened by climate change’ | Lifestyle News

Singapore: Extreme temperatures throughout Asia last month were made worse – and more likely – as a result of human-driven climate change, a team of international scientists said on Wednesday. Billions of... Read more »