PTI | December 18, 2014 2:06 PM
First-ever journal publication of country-specific cause-of-death data for 188 countries have found people are living much longer worldwide…
PTI | December 17, 2014 7:11 PM
Scientists have shown for the first time that people may inherit some of the intestinal bacteria.
PTI | December 16, 2014 9:21 PM
Sparks fly when an egg meets sperm, according to a new study which found that the fertilised mammalian egg releases from its surface billions of zinc atoms that create tiny ‘zinc sparks’.
PTI | December 16, 2014 4:35 PM
Delaying the cutting of the umbilical cord in newborns by two minutes leads to better development of the baby during the first days of life…
PTI | December 16, 2014 2:32 PM
Yoga – an ancient mind-body practice which originated in India – may work just as good as aerobic exercise…
PTI | December 16, 2014 2:21 PM
Children who skip meals are more likely to have excess body fat and an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease…
PTI | December 16, 2014 1:30 PM
Women who had their first menstrual cycle at age 10 or younger, or age 17 or older, may be at a higher risk of developing heart disease…
PTI | December 15, 2014 2:45 PM
Scientists have found that the more time people spend preparing meals in the kitchen, the greater their risk of heart disease.
PTI | December 15, 2014 9:09 AM
Male breast cancers are not identical to female breast cancers and male patients are not as well managed as female ones.
PTI | December 15, 2014 9:00 AM
Researchers are developing a smartphone app that can track your breathing while you sleep.
PTI | December 14, 2014 4:07 PM
Men are more likely than women to engage in risky behaviour that is extremely “idiotic,” according to a new study…
An apple or a brownie? If you choose the former 100-calorie food over the latter 800-calorie one, how do you quantify the loss of pleasure?
PTI | December 14, 2014 1:31 PM
A new biosensor can measure what is going on within HIV-infected cells in real-time and also provide insight on the interactions…
PTI | December 13, 2014 5:15 PM
A new family of cancer drugs designed to block several key cancer-causing proteins at once could potentially treat incurable skin cancers…
PTI | December 13, 2014 5:10 PM
Occupational sitting is associated with an increased likelihood of obesity among black women, independent of occupational and leisure time…
New York Times | December 13, 2014 10:21 AM
Earlier studies have suggested that antibiotic use in pregnancy and childhood may increase the risk for asthma.
New York Times | December 13, 2014 10:13 AM
A recent study suggests that being told one’s pet is dangerously overweight might get the owner moving too.
Ishi Khosla | December 13, 2014 10:08 AM
Spices were some of the most valuable items of trade in the ancient and medieval world as they have been a part of healing remedies for centuries.
New York Times | December 13, 2014 9:58 AM
A chemical found in plastic bottles and beverage cans makes blood pressure shoot up within hours, having direct impact on heart health.
PTI | December 12, 2014 8:26 AM
Even the high and mighty living in the posh areas of Delhi, including Lutyens’ Zone…
PTI | December 11, 2014 8:47 PM
Toddlers who share a bed with their parents may have an increased risk of asthma in later childhood, scientists have found.
PTI | December 11, 2014 4:52 PM
Poor semen quality is linked to a higher chance of having hypertension, heart disease, skin disease, according to a new study.
PTI | December 11, 2014 4:26 PM
Sleep homeostasis balances the body’s need for sleep in relation to how long a person has been awake.
Humans are obsessed with the idea of perfection. Everything around them is bound to be perfect and it is made so if not.
Reuters | December 11, 2014 12:35 PM
Drug-resistant superbugs are already killling hundreds of thousands of people a year and the trend is growing.
PTI | December 10, 2014 11:13 AM
A survey carried out by Indian Council of Medical Research has found vitamin D deficiency in the range of 10-90 per cent across all age groups…
PTI | December 9, 2014 9:41 PM
A common coating used in soft drink cans could cause high blood pressure and put heart patients at risk…
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