Link between exercise and better memory not a myth: Study

If we think we will be “smarter” after exercise, do our brains respond accordingly?

Why we don’t need milk

Six studies containing almost 200,000 women could find no association between drinking milk and lower rates of fractures.

Olive oil improves heart health: Researchers

Regular consumption of olive oil can drastically improve heart health and reduce the risk of cardiac diseases...

New Alzheimer’s test detects disease 10 years before diagnosis

A new blood test for Alzheimer's can detect the onset of the disease up to 10 years before symptoms...

Complex jobs may protect your brain: Study

Complex jobs that require a lot of difficult analysis or social interaction such as management and teaching...

Terrorist attacks decrease fertility levels: Study

Terrorist attacks may decrease fertility, reducing both the expected number of children a woman has...

Keeping Ebola Out

For India, checking Ebola at the border itself is paramount

Indian diabetics consume high amount of carbohydrates: study

Indian diabetes population consumes higher than recommended carbohydrates in their diet, the study says.

Man tests positive for Ebola, kept under isolation

Indian national returning from Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus and has been quarantined at a special facility at Delhi airport.

Man from Rajasthan shows Ebola-like symptoms

A 35-year-old man, who showed Ebola-like symptoms, was kept at an isolation ward at Sawai Man Singh Hospital before he left for Delhi.

Scat samples can now reveal more about tigers

By examining the scat samples of carnivores like tigers and leopards, field biologists can now identify their species...

Soap additive may cause cancer, liver disease

Long-term exposure to triclosan, an ingredient found in soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and many other household...

Heart stents may require longer blood thinner use

Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs...

India leads in pre-term birth complication deaths: Study

Over 3.6 lakh children under age five die from pre-term birth complications each year in India...

Ten second kiss can transfer 80 million bacteria

Couples, take note! As many as 80 million bacteria are transferred during 10 seconds of kissing...

How Twitter grabs your attention decoded

A strong emotional arousal may be driving some Twitter users to get obsessed...

India developing new laser devices to combat cancer: Scientist

India is making major strides in developing laser technology that will revolutionise treatment of cancer, says a senior BARC scientist.

Rethinking decisions on breast cancer

Before deciding to have a mammogram, you should consider the possible risks and whether they are outweighed by the expected benefits.

Coffee can keep diabetes at bay: study

Drinking up to four cups of coffee a day can slash the risk of diabetes by 25 per cent, says study.

morning cup of coffee

Transfer addiction: Off drugs, onto cupcakes

While fruits, vegetables and a variety of proteins are served in rehab, so are refined sugars, sodas, energy drinks, sugary juices and snacks.

Acting too soon on knee replacement?

There is growing evidence that the surgery may be too seductive — and many people considering the procedure must try other ways first.

Drinking coffee can keep diabetes at bay: Study

Drinking up to four cups of coffee a day can slash the risk of diabetes by 25 per cent, a new study has claimed...

E-cigarette use rising in high school kids: US Govt report

E-cigarettes began to appear in the United States in late 2006, but marketing has exploded in recent years.

Learning new language changes your brain: study

Learning a new language changes both the structure and function of your brain network...

Secret to long life not in genes: Study

The secret to a long life does not lie in genes, according to a new study that sequenced the genomes...

Bone marrow stem cell treatment has no added benefit : Study

Bone marrow stem cell treatment has no added benefit over the conventional treatment in paralysis...

Mosquitoes evolved attraction to human odour

Some of the female mosquitoes that spread dengue and yellow fever transitioned...

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