Health

Govt may soon ban sale of loose cigarettes, Rs 1000 fine on smoking in public places

Seeking to make violation of the proposed anti-smoking law much more stringent, the draft bill increases maximum fine to Rs 1 lakh.

Smoking News

Fish peptide could help fight heart disease: Study

A peptide originally found in fish could help fight cardiovascular disease, new research has claimed.

Fish peptide could help fight heart disease: Study

Inherited viruses making us smarter?

Inherited viruses that are millions of years old play an important role in building up the complex...

Inherited viruses making us smarter?

Smartphones may be causing ‘netbrain’ disorder

About 11 per cent of British adults suffer from 'netbrain' - a disorder caused by overuse of the internet...

Smartphones may be causing ‘netbrain’ disorder

New calorie counting app insults you into losing weight

A new 'talking' smartphone app shames you into counting calories and losing weight...

Weight gain, calories, losing weight, health news

New polymer powder to ensure high quality beer

A new polymer powder can ensure a high quality beer by quickly detecting pathogens in the brew before they can ruin the drink, scientists say.

New polymer powder to ensure high quality beer

Two genes that boost PTSD risk identified

Scientists have identified two gene variants that put people at higher risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder...

Two genes that boost PTSD risk identified

Wide-faced men seen as more aggressive: Study

Men with the widest faces are perceived to be twice as aggressive than those with the narrowest features...

Wide-faced men seen as more aggressive: Study

Statins can reduce heart disease risk in women

Statin treatment can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in women just as it does in men...

Statins can reduce heart disease risk in women

More sun may mean fewer kids, grand kids warns new study

Increased UV radiation can have an effect on human fertility over generations, a new study has warned.

More sun may mean fewer kids, grand kids warns new study

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics, says govt report

Most people who drink to get drunk are not alcoholics, suggesting that more can be done to help heavy drinkers cut back, a new report concludes.

Health News

Almonds could reduce belly fat: Study

Snacking on almonds instead of carbs could reduce belly fat and lower the risk of heart disease...

Almonds could reduce belly fat: Study

Bacteria that give beer bubbles may fight disease

Bacteria that help us digest the yeast that give beer and bread their bubbles could support the development...

kingfisher beer News

Testosterone therapy may suppress advanced prostate cancers

The male hormone testosterone, believed to be a feeder of prostate cancer, can actually help suppress some advanced prostate cancers...

Testosterone therapy may suppress advanced prostate cancers

Good night’s sleep tied to better math performance

School children who get a good night's sleep perform better in math and languages...

Good night’s sleep tied to better math performance

Diesel fumes can cause harm to DNA: Study

Just two hours of exposure to diesel exhaust fumes can result in fundamental changes to a person's DNA, a new research claims.

Diesel fumes can cause harm to DNA: Study

Separation from iPhone can lead to anxiety: Study

Separation from cell phone can have serious psychological and physiological effects on iPhone users...

Separation from iPhone can lead to anxiety: Study

Daily cup of blueberries may reduce blood pressure

Just one cup of blueberries daily could be the key to reducing blood pressure and arterial stiffness...

Daily cup of blueberries may reduce blood pressure

From a pile of dirt, hope for a powerful new antibiotic

An unusual method for producing antibiotics may help solve an urgent global problem: the rise in infections...

Antibiotic, infections, health news

Too much gas in body can cause memory shut down: Study

An Indian-American researcher has found that hydrogen sulfide, a short-lived gas produced in the body...

Too much gas in body can cause memory shut down: Study

Daily avocado can cut heart disease risk: Study

Eating an avocado a day can lower bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease...

Daily avocado can cut heart disease risk: Study

Health ‘paralysis’ hits the working young

A major part of the population in India today belongs to the working class, with over 45 percent people belonging to the age group of 22 – 35.

Health News

Free condoms with ‘paan’ to spread AIDS awareness

If you visit the betel shop of Nand Lal, do not be surprised if you are given a packet of condoms for free with you favourite 'paan'.

Condom, Condoms, free condoms, contraceptives, free contraceptives, AIDS, aids awareness, Nand Lal, Nand Lal Paan, Paan News

Cocoa-rich diets could boost memory: Study

Dietary cocoa flavanols - naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa - can reverse age-related memory decline...

Cocoa-rich diets could boost memory: Study

Men who post more selfies have narcissistic tendencies

Men who post more selfies on social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram may exhibit anti-social traits like narcissism and psychopathy...

selfie, selfie man, social media, Facebook, Instagram, narcissism, psychopathy, The Ohio State University News

Gene that turns kids into troubled adults found

Researchers have identified a gene variant that may serve as a marker for kids who are among society's most vulnerable, paving the way for...

Gene that turns kids into troubled adults found

Eating whole grains may help you live longer: Study

Eating more whole grains is linked with reduced mortality, especially deaths due to cardiovascular disease...

Grains News
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