Health

Good for heart, brain, hair and skin. Here’s why you should eat peanuts every day.

Don’t overlook or underrate the power of peanuts as a nutty super food, say experts..............

Struggling with obesity? You could be at risk of aggressive breast cancer growth.

If you are overweight, you may want to shed those extra kilos as a recent study has found that the aggressive breast cancer grows faster in an..........

There’s a new painkiller: Venom of tiny, aquarium fish called fanged blennies.

Tiny fanged fish called blennies, which swim in the coral reefs of the Pacific Ocean, are armed with an unusual venom that could inspire new pain medications, British and Australian............

Don’t sleep well? Get help. Study says insomnia raises risk of heart attack, stroke.

If you have difficulty sleeping, it is best to seek medical help immediately. New research has found that suffering from insomnia could increase the..........

Corticosteroids in pregnancy are beneficial for very premature babies, finds study.

Giving corticosteroid drugs to pregnant women at risk of preterm birth was found to reduce their babies’ risk of death and serious illness, with very ........

Try these simple home remedies to make your skin glow this summer.

The skin is the first to bear the brunt of summer heat, leading to problems like sun tan, sun burn, skin-sensitivity, rashes and eruptions. There are.....

Here’s everything you should know about having a tennis elbow.

Tennis elbow is tendon inflammation caused by overuse of hand muscles, including arm and forearm. It is common among sportspersons, especially tennis players.........

Pollution the biggest barrier against walking in India’s metros, finds survey.

Smog and pollution are the top barriers that keep women from walking, while the slow health benefits of walking are what keep men away, found a multi-city survey of more than 1,200 persons................

Jobs with high exposure to electromagnetic fields linked with rare nerve disease.

Pilots, welders and other workers who are persistently exposed to high levels of electromagnetic fields may be at higher risk of developing deadly motor neurone disease, according to a new study..............

Global depression numbers have surged by nearly 20% in the past decade: WHO.

Cases of depression have ballooned almost 20% in a decade, making the debilitating disorder linked to suicide the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the World Health Organization............

You’ll wait longer for ops, says NHS boss

Patients in England face having to wait longer for hospital operations such as knee and hip replacements as the NHS is forced to make a tough "trade-off"......

Coming soon, durable and potentially antibacterial nail colouring.

Forget mirror manicure, soon you will be able to paint your nails with real silver, platinum and gold for healthier fingertips...............

Chemicals from fast-food wrappers in body can now be traced, thanks to a new technique.

A team of researchers has come up with a technique that has made tracing hazardous chemicals from fast-food wrappers in the body possible............

New research identifies 12 new genes that can cause ovarian cancer.

A dozen new genetic variants that have the potential to increase the risk of women developing ovarian cancer have been identified by a team of international scientists, in a study of nearly 1,00,000 people.....

Children who lack vitamin B12 also perform poorly in cognitive tests: Study.

New research has found that children lacking in vitamin B12 have more difficulty in carrying out cognitive tasks such as completing puzzles, recognizing letters and interpreting other...........

Girls who’re sexually abused as kids likely to hit puberty earlier than others.

Young girls who are victims of childhood sexual abuse are likely to physically mature eight to 12 months earlier than other girls, claims a new study............

Parents, playing Pokemon GO with your kids has more benefits than you know.

Parents who play Pokemon GO with their kids enjoy several benefits such as increased exercise, more time spent outdoors and opportunities for family bonding than those who do not, claims..............

Entertainment TV exposure leads to rise of populist politicians: Study.

Is your child addicted to entertainment television? Beware, he or she is more likely to become socio-politically challenged as an adult, leading to voting for populist politicians like................

Detoxify your skin with essential oils this spring. Here’s all you need to know.

Essential oils can help boost a springtime detox, pampering and enhancing skin, and purifying the body by helping flush out toxins. Here are five essential oils to help stimulate blood circulation,...........

Behavioural shift, communication can raise awareness about safe abortions in India.

Adopting interactive communication can improve knowledge about safe abortions, a major public health problem in India, claims a new study.................

With increasing modern lifestyles, is leisure time on the decline?

Leisure time is getting squeezed by modern lifestyles, claims a new study. A study commissioned by Beko, a Turkish............

Not one or two, 100 genes are linked to memory in human beings.

Scientists have identified more than 100 genes linked to human memory, an advance that may lead to new cognitive therapies......................

Hug your baby more often. Here’s why this simple act of love is so important.

Celebrity mother Mira Rajput would rather stay at home than be away from her baby, and actor Kareena Kapoor Khan took no time in getting back to the groove after her son was born. Mothers..............

NHS funding review for gluten-free food

March 28th: Suncream, cold remedies and gluten-free food could no longer be available on the NHS in England under a possible crackdown on "low value" medicines.

Afternoon power nap: Just 20 minutes of sleep can boost employees’ creativity.

Does your boss nag and expect a lot from you? Here’s a solution to keep up to their expectations -- take a power nap in the...............

World Tuberculosis Day: Nutrition plays a huge role in combatting TB.

With malnutrition or undernutrition accounting for nearly one third of all childhood deaths in India, it is also a major risk factor in children, especially those below the age of five,..............

Ask grandparents to keep doing housework, it’s good for their heart.

After a heart attack, ask your grandparents to make their bed, do laundry or carry groceries as it may start the road to recovery soon, suggests a study.....

People who lose a partner to suicide need help too, support is key to recovery.

New research has found that those who lose a partner to suicide are at a higher risk of both physical and mental disorders, highlighting the need for support systems for bereaved partners and others..........

Tackling depression: Opt for talk therapy or antidepressant? Brain scan can tell.

Researchers have found that specific patterns of activity on brain scans may help doctors identify whether talk therapy or antidepressant medication is more likely to help a patient.............

With new nanocoating, we may now have more successful dental implants.

Scientists have developed a new nanocoating that may help reduce the risk of dental implant failure..........

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