Category: Lifestyle

Study finds cancer causes premature ageing

Washington: A new study, from the University of East Anglia, now finds that leukaemia promotes premature ageing in healthy bone…

New ingestible, expanding pill to track ulcers, stomach cancer

New York: MIT engineers have designed an ingestible pill that upon reaching the stomach quickly swells to the size of…

Eating breakfast may not induce weight loss

Washington: Do you eat a hearty breakfast in the morning and then skip a few meals thinking it will help…

Women find social interactions more rewarding than men

Washington: A study led by Georgia State University on the brain mechanisms that determine the rewarding properties of social interactions…

Here’s an analysis on cost effectiveness of smoked cannabis to treat chronic neuropathic pain

Washington: A new study now finds that smoking cannabis as an adjunctive second-line therapy to treat chronic peripheral neuropathy can…

After 18 years of couture, Varun Bahl woos pret market

Mumbai: Just two years short of two decades, couturier Varun Bahl -- known for fusing Indian handcrafted embroideries with a…

E-cigs no safer alternative than traditional smoking: Study

New York: If you are an e-cigarette smoker and claim it to be 'safer' than combustible cigarettes, then take note.…

Vitamin D intake could lower risk of diabetes: Study

Vitamin D may help in promoting greater insulin sensitivity, thus lowering glucose levels and lowering the risk of developing type…

Jio World Centre to be permanent venue for LFW

Mumbai: Jio World Centre, the avant garde building complex under development in the commercial district of Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC)…

Swine flu spreads in Delhi, toll now 18

New Delhi: There is an alarming rise in the number of swine flu cases in the national capital, which has…

Hearing loss can contribute to mental decline, dementia: Experts

New Delhi: Hearing loss can lead to impaired memory and higher risk of dementia and ensuing Alzheimer's disease in older…

Children looking at screens in darkness before bedtime are at risk of poor sleep, anxiety and obesity

Washington: Night-time use of phones, tablets, and laptops is consistently associated with poor sleep quality, insufficient sleep, and poor perceived…

Oversized meals a factor in obesity: Study

Washington: Restaurants across the world serve oversized meals, reported a study conducted by an international team of researchers and supported…

Here’s how sleep, mood affect older adults

Washington: A new research now finds another reason why sleep, mood and stress are important. According to researchers, they affect…

Lower obesity rates linked with public transportation use, study shows

Washington D.C.: A new study now shows that public transportation systems not only provide numerous economic benefits for a community,…

Want to stay healthy? Try vegan diet

Washington: Here's some news for all foodies out there. It turns out that going vegan might have multiple health benefits…

Here’s why men should train harder, for less time

Washington: A new study, published in Experimental Physiology by researchers from the University of Glasgow, has highlighted several of the…

Hyderabad: Swine flu claims two lives

Hyderabad: Two persons died of swine flu out of the 16 people who have been tested positive for the infection…

Controlling blood pressure reduces cognitive impairment risk

New York: Intensive control of blood pressure in older people significantly reduced the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI),…

Cycling, treadmill workstations promote health and cut stress

Toronto: Want to improve health, reduce stress and boost productivity of your employees? Try active workstations like cycling and treadmill…