Category: Lifestyle

Nicotine addiction while pregnant alters genes: Study

Washington: The Akay Lab biomedical research team at the University of Houston has reported in the journal Nature Scientific Reports…

Chemical exposure during pregnancy can affect childs’ lungs

London: Would be mothers who are exposed to toxic chemicals during pregnancy could increase the risk of decreased lung functioning…

Clashing with your mother can reduce purpose in life later: Study

New York: Children who have more conflict with their mothers during early years of elementary school may be at difficulty…

Being absentminded can predict your risk of silent stroke

Toronto:Do you frequently lose train of thought or often become sidetracked? It may in fact be a sign of a…

Here are table manners children should be taught

New Delhi: We have all been there. Imaging a family dinner involving young children who are excited, loud and more…

Here’s how colourful food boost immunity

Washington: It turns out that what you eat can help your immune system fight off any potential illnesses. While there…

HIV drug could treat Alzheimer’s finds new study

Washington: A new study now finds that an HIV drug significantly reduces age-related inflammation and other signs of ageing in…

Sleep apnoea may cause memory loss, depression

Washington: Sleep apnoea may cause memory loss and make individuals prone to depression, a new study has observed. Getting a…

Vitamin D helps treat lethal drug-resistant TB: Study

Washington: A new study now finds that Vitamin D speeds up the clearance of tuberculosis (TB) bacteria from the lungs…

Fruits and vegetables important for mental, physical well-being: Study

Washington: While it's well-established that eating fruits and vegetables can benefit physical health. A recent study suggests that it may…

Anti-inflammatory drugs can prevent heart disease in psoriasis patients: Study

New York:Anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat severe psoriasis have the potential to prevent heart disease, according to researchers including one…

68mn girls at risk of genital mutilation by 2030: WHO

GENEVA: If female genital mutilation (FGM) continues at its current pace in countries where it is prevalent, some 68 million…

Made-to-order human kidneys may soon become reality

Washington: Researchers have now successfully grown functional mouse kidneys inside rats from just a few donor stem cells. The results…

Exercise may improve thinking skills in young individuals: Study

Washington: Regular aerobic exercise can help in improving thinking skills not only in older people but in young people as…

Good quality diet can lower type 2 diabetes risk: Study

Washington: High-quality diet, defined by low intake of animal foods such as red meat, and high intake of plant foods…

Researchers find a new treatment for Chlamydia

Washington: There might be a treatment for Chlamydia -- the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world --…

Men should also be vaccinated against HPV, say health experts

New Delhi: Not just women, men should also get HPV vaccinations to safeguard themselves against cervical cancer, stress health experts.…

Swine Flu cases on the rise in Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh

Jodhpur: 88 deaths have occurred between January 1 and February 5 due to swine flu in Rajasthan while 16 people…

Students march for spreading awareness on menstrual hygiene

New Delhi: Over 8,000 students from 65 schools in the national capital on Tuesday marched at Connaught Place to spread…

Eat flaxseed to improve health, reduce obesity

New York: Besides improving your heart health, consuming flaxseeds can also cause changes in the gut microbiota, boost metabolic health…