Swine flu cases cross 100 mark in Delhi

Ten new cases of swine flu were reported in the national capital today, taking the total figure to 108 this year.

Life satisfaction affects bone health

Elderly women who are satisfied with their lives have a higher bone density and suffer from osteoporosis less frequently...

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Positive psychosocial factors tied to better heart health

Children with favourable psychosocial experiences may have better cardiovascular health...

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Diet Diary: Malnutrition in younger years marker of disorders later

There is accumulating evidence to suggest a link between malnutrition early in the life cycle and risk of diabetes, obesity and other chronic degenerative diseases later in life.

Does tight clothing enhance workouts?

In recent years, many people who exercise have begun wearing compression clothes. These snug-fitting socks, shorts, tights or shirts, which...

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Brain may instruct our body to burn more fat

Losing weight may become easier after scientists discovered how two hormones in the brain help the body...

Brain may instruct our body to burn more fat

Losing weight may become easier after scientists discovered how two hormones in the brain help the body burn fat.

Stem cells that regenerate bones and cartilage identified

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified stem cells capable of regenerating both bone and cartilage in mice...

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20-minute daily walk may cut risk of early death

A brisk 20-minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual's risk of early death, according to a new research.

Your smartphone can help you lose weight

Using smartphone apps with daily text messages or videos may encourage you to think about dieting and eating well, helping you lose more weight...

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Indian patients lose out to clinical trial rulebook

Aspirin is one of world’s most popped pills, the answer to maladies ranging from simple aches and pains or even a mild fever.

Trying to quit smoking? Avoid pretty women

Men are less likely to quit smoking when looking at attractive women, according to a new study which asked men to rate how appealing pictures of different women were.

Living in the hills may lower lung cancer risk

People who live at higher altitudes are less likely to suffer from lung cancer than those who live in the plains, a new US study has claimed.

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.


Fish peptide could help fight heart disease: Study

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

Inherited viruses making us smarter?

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

Smartphones may be causing ‘netbrain’ disorder

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

New calorie counting app insults you into losing weight

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

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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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

Almonds could reduce belly fat: Study

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

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...

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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...

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