NDTV Food Desk , June 13, 2017 11:04 IST
According to the latestGlobal Adult Tobacco Survey 2016, tobacco consumption in India has dropped by 6 per cent over the last few years - from 34.6 in 2010 to 28.6 per cent.
NDTV Food Desk , June 13, 2017 09:45 IST
According to a new International study, published in the journal New England Journal of Medicine, more than 10 percent of the world's population is now obese.
NDTV Food Desk , June 12, 2017 18:43 IST
Brain scans of babies who have autistic siblings may help in predicting if the child is susceptible to the condition.
NDTV Food Desk , June 12, 2017 17:37 IST
Not only is stress bad for you but for your little one as well. If you are facing a stressful event, it invariably trickles down to your child.
NDTV Food Desk , June 12, 2017 15:19 IST
Yoga has answers to some of our most common, everyday woes. Can the age-old practice help beat double chin?
NDTV Food Desk , June 12, 2017 15:09 IST
According to a new study, published in the journal of Hepatology, children born to obese mothers are twice as likely to develop non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) as adolescents.
NDTV Food Desk , June 12, 2017 14:24 IST
Food allergies tend to flare up within several minutes to many hours. When the symptoms are severe, it is critical to identify the allergy and treat it immediately.
NDTV Food Desk , June 12, 2017 13:42 IST
A team of researchers from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have developed a new robotic device that can provide movement therapy to stroke patients and help recover mobility.
NDTV Food Desk , June 12, 2017 10:55 IST
The finger-stick blood test which has been promoted as as easy and convenient way to measure your blood sugar levels may not be as reliable as you think it is.
NDTV Food Desk , June 10, 2017 14:26 IST
Seventy per cent of digital blood pressure monitors used at homes are "unacceptably inaccurate", and could cause serious implications for people who rely on them.
NDTV Food Desk , June 10, 2017 11:29 IST
The fight against cancer continues. With no definite cure, it still remains a deadly disease that affects millions of people yearly, causing death.
NDTV Food Desk , June 10, 2017 10:45 IST
Having a meal in front of a mirror may be as good as taking food with a company and can make food more appealing as well as tastier, especially for the elderly, ...
NDTV Food Desk , June 10, 2017 09:36 IST
Owning a dog may help older adults meet physical activity levels recommended by the WHO of at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity.
NDTV Food Desk , June 09, 2017 18:40 IST
According to a new study, the consumption of low fat milk or dairy may raise the risk of Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder
Sushmita Sengupta , June 09, 2017 18:23 IST
As we age, our energy metabolism changes. The basal metabolic rate (rate of energy expenditure at rest) is known to decrease with age.
NDTV Food Desk , June 09, 2017 17:35 IST
Dark red onion is known as the richest source of dietary flavonoids. A latest study suggests that this culinary plant may also help fight off cancer of the colon and breast.
NDTV Food Desk , June 09, 2017 12:00 IST
Women are said to genetically score higher on "mind reading" and have an ability to better intuit. It's probably a 'mind reading' gene mutation that gives them that ability.
NDTV Food Desk , June 09, 2017 11:06 IST
According to an US study, people who get drunk for the first time before their 15th birthday are more likely to die prematurely.
NDTV Food Desk , June 09, 2017 10:33 IST
High consumption of refined grains by pregnant women with gestational diabetes may expose their newborns to the risk of obesity.
NDTV Food Desk , June 09, 2017 09:53 IST
Touted to be a cure for asthma, nearly 47000 asthma patients take the 'fish prasadam' in Hyderabad, and 10,000 more are expected.