Category: Lifestyle

Lead, mercury exposure raises cholesterol levels: Study

New York: Increased levels of lead and mercury in the blood could raise bad cholesterol levels, known to damage arteries,…

Ways to refresh your hair with DIY shikakai masks

New Delhi: Herbal care is one of the fool proof methods to protect hairs natural texture and sheen. While a…

New therapy for Parkinson’s shows promise

Sydney: Researchers have developed a new therapy using a molecule that has been found to stop the development of Parkinson's…

Cerebellum also refines thoughts: Study

New York: The cerebellum of our brain that was once believed only limited to movement control has now been associated…

Skin cancer deaths higher in men than in women: Study

London: The global death rates for melanoma -- most serious type of skin cancer -- has seen a steep rise…

Can genetics predict response to antipsychotic medications?

Washington: A recent study has found that genetics could be used to predict a patient's response to antipsychotic drug treatment…

There is new hope for spinal-cord injury patients

Bengaluru: Researchers in Hyderabad are developing a new strategy for the treatment of spinal cord injury (SCI) for which currently…

College education aids correct usage of dietary supplements

Washington: The adolescents who learn about dietary supplements in college are more likely to use them in an appropriate manner,…

Ways to refresh your hair with DIY shikakai masks

New Delhi: Herbal care is one of the fool proof methods to protect hairs natural texture and sheen. While a…

Melanoma death rate rising in men, finds study

Washington: A study has revealed that deaths due to Melanoma or skin cancer are on the rise amongst men while…

Eating fish reduces childhood asthma: Study

Canberra: Eating fish like salmon, trout and sardines can significantly reduce asthma symptoms in children, a study led by Australian…

Gender inequality linked to deaths of young girls

Washington: In countries where women face more unequal treatment in society, young girls have a lower chance of survival, a…

Know what your body shape says about your personality

New Delhi: Turns out, people tend to judge a book by its cover, as they analyse the first impressions of…

Parents’ sustaining injuries can give children sleepless nights!

Washington: Getting a good night's sleep plays an important role in children's growth and development, both physically and emotionally. However,…

Can breastfeeding ward off fatty lever?

Washington: Women, take note! Breastfeeding for six months or more could lower your risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease…

New llama-based antibody shows promise against flu

New York: Researchers have generated a new llama-based anti-flu antibody that demonstrates long-lasting and universal protection from a wide variety…

Blood vessel cell changes could help early detection of blocked arteries

Washington: According to a new study, it may be possible to detect early signs of atherosclerosis, which leads to blocked…

This drink makes deadly brain tumour cells glow, aids surgery

London: A drink containing a compound that makes tumour cells glow has helped surgeons in Britain to spot and safely…

Genes tied to obesity may shield you against diabetes

London: Certain genetic factors may impact our body in intriguingly paradoxical ways. A team of scientists has identified 14 new…

Does protein intake help older adults delay disability?

Washington: Consumption of more protein-based food could contribute to helping older people to delay disability, according to a study published…