Category: Lifestyle

Older biologic age associated with increased breast cancer risk: Study

Washington: According to a new study, biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person’s age, is linked with the development…

Here’s why diabetics experience more back pain, neck pain

Washington: According to a recent study, people with diabetes are more likely to suffer from low backache and neck pain…

New Ebola case in eastern DR Congo, first in 23 days

Kinshasa: A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an area where…

Prenatal plastic chemical exposure can affect kids’ motor skills

New York: Using personal care products like moisturisers and lipstick - rich in toxic plastic chemical - during pregnancy can…

Common toothpaste ingredient making antibiotics less effective: Study

New York: A common ingredient found in toothpastes and handwashes could make antibiotics less effective in treating conditions like urinary…

Being judged is part of being a public figure: Diana Penty

Mumbai: Actress Diana Penty says being constantly judged is a part and parcel of being a public figure, and she…

New MIT-developed MRI sensor to peek deep inside brain

New York: Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have devised a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique to…

Quit smoking to offset arthritis risk: Study

New York: Long-term smoking cessation in women was associated with a lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared to those…

Eating junk food can raise risk of bipolar disorder, depression

New York: Feeling depressed? It's time to cut out the unhealthy junk food from your diet as it increases the…

Breast cancer study confirms importance of multigenerational family data to assess risk

Washington: In the largest study of its kind, a team of researchers evaluated four commonly used breast cancer prediction models…

Evening exercise will not ruin sleep and might even reduce appetite, finds study

Washington: With an ever-increasing demand for time, many ,idle-aged adults are finding it difficult to engage in exercise. For many,…

Hypertension most common NCD screened at health and wellness centres in India

New Delhi: Hypertension has been found to be the most common non communicable disease (NCD) which is screened across India…

Saffron a promising herbal medicine for treating ADHD: Study

Tehran: Saffron could be a promising herbal alternative for treating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), finds a pilot…

Diabetes linked to increased backache, neck pain

Sydney: People with diabetes are more likely to suffer from low backache or neck pain as compared to a healthy…

Kareena to front immunisation campaign, says women literacy vital

Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who has been appointed ambassador for the Swasth Immunised India campaign, says educating the women…

Fashion designers, actors celebrate 100 years of Khadi

New Delhi: Fashion designers such as Rohit Bal, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Rina Dhaka along with Bollywood actors Arjun Rampal…

Garlic, onion lower colorectal cancer risk: Study

Beijing: Consumption of allium vegetables including garlic, onion and leek, is associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer, researchers…

Obesity can lower testosterone in men, says study

New Delhi: Obesity is no doubt a major health challenge worldwide. Being overweight brings plethora of health issues such as…

Here’s a better way to diagnose the cause of back pain

New Delhi: It is common for most doctors to advise imaging tests like MRI or X-ray to determine the cause…

Here’s how genes affect tobacco and alcohol use

Washington: A recent study now has discovered several genes associated with an increased use of alcohol and tobacco. Notably, the…