IANS, April 30, 2016 12:23 IST
Childhood obesity affects both developed and developing countries and there are "serious" implications for future Indian generations without corrective action.
IANS, April 30, 2016 10:45 IST
Long-term exposure to environmental pollutants is associated with increased risk of mortality for many types of cancer, a new study warns.
IANS, April 29, 2016 17:35 IST
Those who ate 100 g of chocolate a day -- equivalent to a bar -- had reduced insulin resistance and improved liver enzymes.
IANS, April 28, 2016 15:06 IST
Researchers have found that a single minute of very intense exercise produces health benefits similar to 45 minutes of traditional endurance training.
IANS, April 28, 2016 14:37 IST
According to health experts, two-three cups of black, caffeinated coffee without sugar and a little bit or no milk can reduce the risk of liver disease.
IANS, April 28, 2016 13:12 IST
Human beings not only pick up aromas through the nose, but also through the mouth while chewing food. A new study says that the ability to smell food through the mouth decreases ...
IANS, April 27, 2016 15:36 IST
If you are suffering from asthma, practising yoga may offer some relief from the chronic disease and improve your quality of life, suggests a new research.
Agence France-Presse, April 27, 2016 13:39 IST
Researchers raised the alarm about an obesity explosion among children in rural China as a Western-style diet high in sugar and carbohydrates starts taking its toll.
IANS, April 27, 2016 11:43 IST
Rotating night shifts may slightly increase a woman's risk of heart disease, said a new study, published in the US journal JAMA.
IANS, April 26, 2016 18:15 IST
One of India's largest hospital chains Fortis Healthcare launched the first pasteurised human milk bank, -Amaara-, in Delhi and NCR.
IANS, April 26, 2016 18:02 IST
The alarming increase in childhood obesity rates in the US that began nearly 30 years ago continues unabated.
PTI, April 26, 2016 13:59 IST
Genetic and pharmacological approaches can be used to lower levels of toxic metabolites in the nervous system and thereby alleviate several symptoms of neurodegeneration, suggests a study.
IANS, April 26, 2016 12:08 IST
Children with vision problems not correctable with glasses or contact lenses are twice as likely to have a diagnosis of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), suggests a study.
Shilpa Arora , April 26, 2016 11:46 IST
Here are 7 cucumber benefits you need to know. Cucumbers are the best hydrating food for summers, so enjoy this treat.
IANS, April 25, 2016 16:14 IST
Jogging without any proper prior exercise or knee activity can damage the knee joints requiring them a long duration for recovery.
IANS, April 25, 2016 15:52 IST
One of the goals of WHO's 2016-2030 programme against malaria is to eliminate the disease in at least 10 countries by 2020.
IANS, April 25, 2016 13:47 IST
Diabetes can damage the auditory system, a new research has found, suggesting that clinicians should include the testing of hearing in managing Type-2 diabetes.
IANS, April 23, 2016 15:44 IST
The findings revealed that higher levels of greenness around homes is associated with a significantly lower risk of chronic diseases.
IANS, April 23, 2016 12:48 IST
The experimental study proved that just one week of insufficient sleep begins to change the body's immune response and metabolism.
IANS, April 21, 2016 16:24 IST
Higher consumption of food items rich in fat was also strongly associated with sleep apnea, a sleep disorder.