Category: Health

Mothers have higher risk of heart disease, stroke

Washington: Though motherhood is the most divine feeling for every woman, women who have given birth have greater chance of…

Intellectual curiosity, confidence can help kids excel in math

New York: For children low in math and reading skills, characteristics such as openness, intellectual curiosity and confidence can help…

Nutrients in blood linked to better brain connectivity, cognition in older adults

Washington: Higher levels of several key nutrients in the blood are linked to more efficient brain connectivity and performance on…

Light pollution at night disrupts ecosystem: Study

New York: Increased exposure to artificial or outdoor light, referred to as light pollution, at night not only raises health…

Higher Omega-3 levels may help boost cognitive skills in elderly

New York: Older adults with higher levels of key nutrients like Omega-3 in the blood are more likely to have…

Dancing may help older women perform daily tasks better

Tokyo: While dancing is touted as a whole-body workout for the youth, it can also reduce the risk of disability…

Ebola claims 319 lives in Congo

Kinshasa [Congo]: The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo has claimed 319 lives across the nation until now. This is the…

Pregnant women, extremely obese at high risk from flu: Study

New York: Pregnant women and the extremely obese are among those at high risk for complications from the influenza or…

Mindfulness strategies may help shed excess weight

London: Mindfulness training could be the key to support weight loss in individuals with obesity, thereby facilitating healthier eating behaviours,…

Aggressive behaviour emotionally affects sadists, finds study

Washington: Contrary to popular belief, aggressive behaviour brings emotional pain to sadists, a recent study has observed. People with sadistic…

Dieting may lead to binge-eating disorder, obesity

Washington: Inculcating severe food restrictions can lead to binge-eating disorder and obesity, a new study has found. It is important…

EC nod for Biocon co-developed cancer cure drug

Bengaluru: The European Commission (EC) has approved the cancer cure drug Ogivri that Biocon co-developed with its US-based partner Mylan,…

Know why women tend to outlive men

New York: Scientists have long wondered why women outlive men globally. Now, they have found that the secret may lie…

Are today’s children reaching bone maturity earlier?

Washington: Bones of children born in the most recent century reach full maturity earlier than it used to before, a…

Green leafy vegetables may prevent fatty liver disease

London: Eating green leafy vegetables in larger portion daily may reduce the risk of developing fatty liver disease, suggests researchers…

Obese kids as smart as their leaner peers: Study

London: Obese kids, or those with lesser aerobic fitness, are as smart as their leaner peers, finds a study, that…

Depression, anxiety affect health as much as smoking: Study

New York: Being anxious or depressed can increase risks for heart disease and stroke, the same as smoking and obesity,…

Nicotine vaping on rise among US teenagers: Survey

New York: While tobacco use has been effectively controlled among US teenagers, nicotine vaping has almost doubled among high school…

Study uncovers link between body weight, cancer

Washington: Excess body weight or obesity is responsible for 3.9 per cent of cancer globally, a new study has found.…

Visiting emergency wing increases risk of self-directed violence

Washington: Though suicide is the second most reason for death among youth, the patients between the 15-29 age group visiting…