Indo-Asian News Service , November 10, 2016 15:34 IST
If you want to improve your sleep, better cut down on smartphone use near bedtime, suggests a new study that found longer average screen-time is associated with poor sleep quality and less ...
Indo-Asian News Service , November 10, 2016 14:48 IST
Aiming to curb consumption of tobacco among the youth at an early stage, the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) has urged its 180 member nations to monitor ...
Indo-Asian News Service , November 10, 2016 14:29 IST
In a bid to tackle stress among people and improve productivity, Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda on Wednesday said that the government is working on "Catch them Young" programme to make ...
Indo-Asian News Service , November 10, 2016 14:22 IST
If you exercise before work, or forego fried food for fruits and salads, you can expect brain functions to improve over time, according to a new study.
Indo-Asian News Service , November 08, 2016 16:17 IST
Cities in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan stand to benefit most from tree planting, in terms of both heat and particulate matter reduction, according to a study that identifies the potential return on ...
Indo-Asian News Service , November 01, 2016 14:33 IST
Does your child indulge in playing games or watching videos on a smartphone or tablet even during bedtime? Beware, he/she may be over double the risk of having inadequate sleep, which may ...
Thomson Reuters , October 28, 2016 14:47 IST
Digital distractions, and a more classical one, talking on the phone, are linked to shorter sleeping time and greater daytime sleepiness for teens, Canadian researchers say.
Indo-Asian News Service , October 27, 2016 18:57 IST
The average salt intake in India is double that of the WHO-recommended maximum consumption level of 5 gm/day, a study said on Wednesday.
Press Trust Of India , October 26, 2016 13:35 IST
A five-day health festival, which includes check-up camps and lifestyle-related exhibitions, was inaugurated here today by Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain who said a host of diseases can be prevented by making ...
Indo-Asian News Service , October 24, 2016 12:56 IST
Even if you are up to 20 per cent less fit than your population average, it is sufficient to prevent risk factors like diabetes, hypertension, obesity that affect people with heart disease, ...
Agence France-Presse , October 21, 2016 16:33 IST
Kids aged 11-12 should get only two doses of a vaccine to prevent cancers caused by human papillomavirus, instead of the previously recommended three shots, US health authorities said Thursday.
Associate Press , October 21, 2016 13:08 IST
There's a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. Those who get it wrong, parents say, give the responsible ones a bad name.
Thomson Reuters , October 20, 2016 18:00 IST
For overweight and obese older men and women, adding calorie restriction to a resistance training schedule improves at least some metabolic markers, according to a new study.
For the ones with absolutely no history in fitness and a lack of that initial burst of motivation, hitting gym can come in handy.
NDTV Food , October 19, 2016 12:13 IST
You may have not known but there are some simple exercises that you can do at home to combat a double chin.
Agence France-Presse , October 18, 2016 17:59 IST
Exposure to tiny doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals is responsible for at least $340 billion (310 billion euros) in health-related costs each year in the United States, according to a report published Tuesday.
The Washington Post , October 18, 2016 16:04 IST
Osteoporosis develops when the body loses too much bone or makes too little of it, or both. When this happens, bones weaken and are susceptible to breaking from a fall, or even ...
The Washington Post , October 18, 2016 14:15 IST
"Vitamin B12 deficiency causes tiredness, weakness, constipation, loss of appetite, weight loss, and megaloblastic anemia," the National Institutes of Health says. "Nerve problems, such as numbness and tingling in the hands and ...
Press Trust Of India , October 17, 2016 18:57 IST
Tai Chi, a Chinese martial art practise, may be as effective as exercises in relieving persistent neck pain, a new Harvard study has claimed.
Indo-Asian News Service , October 17, 2016 16:40 IST
According to a CPCB study, though the air quality in places such as Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and Faridabad city in Haryana has improved after the monsoon, it did not reach the ...