Category: Lifestyle

WHO lauded for fast Ebola action in Congo

Geneva: The World Health Organization has received widespread praise for its quick response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic…

Don’t eat bitter pumpkin, study warns after women lose hair

Paris: A doctor warned Friday that bitter-tasting pumpkins and squashes can contain potent toxins, after two women were poisoned by…

Right workout gear is as important as finding the right exercise for you

New Delhi: Want to become fit for that trek your friends are planning or to attain a summer body for…

Extra weight may boost patient survival: study

PARIS: Obese hospital patients are more likely to survive an infectious disease than people of normal weight, according to research…

Walk and chew gum, it may keep you thin: study

Paris: Still looking for the secret to effortless weight loss? It may be as simple as chewing gum while walking,…

Women more likely to have thyroid disorder: Experts

New Delhi: Owing to greater sensitivity to hormonal changes, women are eight times more likely to develop thyroid disorder than…

Nipah scare: No need to panic; adopt these good hygiene practices

New Delhi: Simple good hygiene practices such as frequent hand washing and cooking food properly before consuming can help you…

Menstrual hygiene status improves in Bihar, Jharkhand

NEW DELHI: Around 74 per cent girls in Bihar and 76 per cent in Jharkhand used sanitary pads and cloth…

Learning physics may activate new brain areas

New York: Brain areas that are traditionally not associated with learning science can become active when people are confronted with…

Milk intake may cut metabolic syndrome risk in obese kids

New York: Is your child obese? If so, drinking at least two servings of any type of cows' milk each…

John Abraham’s school crush story

Mumbai: Actor John Abraham confessed that he used to have a crush on his school teacher because she was "beautiful…

Ireland tipped to repeal abortion ban by a landslide

DUBLIN: Counting begins on Saturday in Ireland's historic referendum on abortion as exit polls showed an overwhelming vote in favour…

Women more likely to have thyroid disorder: Experts (March 25 is World Thyroid Day)

NEW DELHI: Owing to greater sensitivity to hormonal changes, women are eight times more likely to develop thyroid disorder than…

Long-term antidepressant use may up obesity risk

London: Prolonged use of antidepressant may lead to increased risk of weight gain associated with high risk of many diseases…

Exercise your legs for healthy brain

London: Exercising your legs is necessary for a healthy brain and nervous system, said a new study that showed that…

Exercise your legs for healthy brain

London: Exercising your legs is necessary for a healthy brain and nervous system, said a new study that showed that…

Your choice of clothes matters when comes to weight

Washington: Clothes do a lot of talking. The new research suggests that the choice of clothes says a lot about…

Hay fever ups depression, anxiety risk in adolescents

Washington: According to a recent study, adolescents with allergic rhinitis, often called hay fever, have higher rates of anxiety, depression…

Obese people more likely to survive an infectious disease: Study

Obese hospital patients are more likely to survive an infectious disease than people of normal weight, according to research that…

Here’s when you should consume protein supplements

Washington: Turns out, in order to manage weight, the time of consumption of protein supplements matters. According to a study…