Health

A glass of beetroot juice is the biggest boost you need after exercise. Here’s why.

According to a new American study, beetroot juice followed by exercise can do much to improve blood flow to ageing brains. Just like physical exercise, beetroot has already been identified as a............

Rose water, turmeric paste to cucumber, here’s how to keep skin healthy in summers.

The sun, dust and pollution can take a toll on your skin. Look for some simple home remedies to take care of skin woes, to soothe and calm the skin every evening after a long day of environmental...........

Natural is the new rage in fashion. Here’s how to detox your make-up bags.

This month, natural cosmetics brand Weleda became the latest to branch out into make-up, with a range of three tinted lip balms. Containing organic shea butter and jojoba oil and mineral pigments,...........

Parents, take note! Here’s why the playground swings are your child’s best friends.

Encourage your kids to hit the playground swings more often, as the favourite childhood activity can teach children how to get along with each other, scientists say. The measured synchronous.............

Scientists have detected the defect in brain cells that causes multiple sclerosis.

In a breakthrough, scientists have discovered the possible cause of multiple sclerosis (MS), paving the way for new treatments that may bring hope to over 2.5 million people around the world who suffer..........

Want quick energy boost? Prefer walking up the stairs over coffee. Always

A quick walk up and down a flight of stairs packs a more powerful and restorative buzz than a midday jolt of caffeine, according to new research...............

Symptoms of multiple sclerosis start to show five years before its onset.

People with multiple sclerosis start showing its symptoms five years before the onset of the disease, claim Canadian researchers...............

Hearing tests may be ineffective in detecting ear damage, hearing loss.

Traditional clinical hearing tests often fail to detect patients with a common form of inner ear damage that might otherwise be detected by more challenging behavioural tests.............

Here’s why you must plan a trip to Belgium: For its ‘fairytale’ bluebell forest.

A carpet of bluebells bursts into flower in Belgium in a wonder of the natural world -- but one that is at risk of being trampled by tourists drawn to its beauty...................

You can find out about a man’s education by looking at his fingers. Here’s how.

Knowing a man’s education is as simple as looking at his fingers, according to a recent study...........

Don’t take your child’s crooked bite lightly. It could be sign of a big problem.

It can be reversed with multiple trips to the dentist, but according to a new research, your child’s crooked bite may indicate early life stress. The University of Washington investigators.........

In countries where cholera is endemic, drinking iced tea could up risk.

Consuming iced tea and not always boiling drinking water may increase the risk of cholera in endemic countries....................

Atherosclerosis: Researchers find a new method to diagnose the problem.

People with heart diseases can take a sigh of relief. Researchers have found a method to assess heart diseases.......

Easy exercises to stay in shape during menopause.

Exercise is a great ally to help women through menopause and its various unpleasant effects (fatigue, weight gain, irritability, hot flashes), although it often falls by the wayside during this...........

Hot flashes may predict the risk of heart disease in pre-menopausal women.

Hot flashes in women at the pre-menopausal stages may signal emerging vascular dysfunction that can lead to heart disease, claims a new study............

Among European women, Britons drink the most during pregnancy.

Despite recommendations to abstain from alcohol during pregnancy, nearly one in three pregnant women in Britain drinks alcohol, a survey of 11 European countries has shown......................

Rise in childhood cancer cases because of better diagnosis: UN.

Global childhood cancer rates have jumped 13% in the decade to 2010 compared to the 1980s, according to a UN-backed study released on Wednesday, which says the increase may be because..............

You can dream even outside REM sleep cycles.

Contradicting popular belief, a new study published in Nature Neuroscience suggests that it’s possible to dream outside of REM sleep cycles, the deepest and most restorative phases of sleep............

Marathons can be fatal for non-participants in need of emergency medical help.

Marathons can be risky for those in vicinity of the event and needing medical attention. It takes longer for nearby residents to get to a hospital for emergency heart care on the day..........

Role-playing disability not effective, promotes distress and discomfort.

While it may be done for a good cause, a recent study reveals that disability simulations often result in feelings of fear, apprehension and pity toward.........

Wogging, a blend of running and jogging, is great for endurance.

Forget the saying ‘slow and steady wins the race’ -- according to a recent study, alternating between walking and running, or wogging, is the best way ........

Swimming improves stamina among runners: Survey.

When polled on their performances, almost nine in 10 runners said that swimming helped improve their overall stamina, according to a recent OnePoll survey........

Dry needling: A safe, effective alternative therapy for hip pain.

Dry needling may be a viable treatment alternative to cortisone injection for patients with chronic, intermittent pain and tenderness on the outside of the hip, thus avoiding the potentially harmful......

Why Arjun Bhardwaj did it: Live-streaming of suicide means making a last statement.

Is suicide-streaming the new selfie? Shocking as it may sound, the trend of people live-streaming their last moments on the earth points to a desire to be remembered — and maybe even ..............

Want old age to treat you kindly? Acquire life skills for good health.

People with higher scores on life skills -- such as emotional stability, determination, control, optimism and conscientiousness -- are more likely to experience a broad range of health .............

A new male contraceptive that turns off sperm flow at the flick of a switch.

In a major revelation, a German company has developed a new type of male contraceptive, all set to revolutionise the system by shifting.............

Scientists find a way out to preserve fertility in boys with cancer.

Researchers at Washington State University, USA, have developed a technique that could increase the viability of prepubescent boys’ sperm-producing cells by up to 40%. The study is published..........

Want to increase cognitive control? Imagine yourself in a winter setting.

Just by looking at images of winter scenery and imagining yourself in such a setting can help you have increased .............

Swiss develop wireless cameras to monitor vital signs of premature babies.

Swiss researchers said Monday they have developed a wireless camera system to monitor vital signs in premature babies, a move that could replace uncomfortable and highly inaccurate skin ...........

A new protein called PorB comes to the rescue of cancer and HIV patients.

A team of US researchers has discovered a protein that can help the vaccinations be more effective and provide protection from cancer, HIV and influenza.....

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