Hispanic mother smiling at baby
May 25, 2016 4:01 pm

Human babies are born far more immature than the infants of other species.

Close Up Of Pregnant Woman Smoking Cigarette
May 25, 2016 2:49 pm

Mothers who smoke during pregnancy can increase the risks of mental disorders in their babies and also have the high risk of bipolar disorder.

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May 25, 2016 1:02 pm

Men who have a lesser percentage of Y chromosome in blood cells, have an increased risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

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May 25, 2016 3:08 am

FSSAI scientists had said a panel had recommended removal of potassium bromate from the list of permissible food additives.

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May 24, 2016 8:54 pm

Industry body Assocham on Tuesday came out strongly in support of bread makers, saying the use of potassium bromate is with “full knowledge” of FSSAI and termed the research findings about presence of ‘hazardous’ elements in bread as “scare-mongering” by NGOs. “The NGOs are free to be watchdogs, but they must realise that their reports […]

SMS, smokers, messaging interventions
May 24, 2016 5:13 pm

Been trying to quit or getting someone to quit smoking? Studies have shown that motivational messaging interventions could help them quit.

BP fluctuations, the brain, BP fluctuation side effect
May 24, 2016 4:46 pm

Does your BP fluctuate often? BP fluctuations could have a bad effect on the human brain since it leads to an unstable blood flow changing the brain structure as well as its function.

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May 24, 2016 4:54 pm

Unknown to us, many foods lose a lot of their nutrient value when stored in the refrigerator. Here's a list of 10 such food items that would be better off unfrozen.

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May 24, 2016 3:09 am

According to the report, 84 per cent of bread and bakery samples collected from across Delhi contain residues of potassium bromate, potassium iodate or both.

Pregnancy worries
May 23, 2016 2:56 pm

Studies have shown that babies exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy weigh, on an average, 205g less than other babies.

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May 22, 2016 2:58 pm

Studies have shown that excessive sexual intercourse could lead to a change in the shape of genitals.

May 22, 2016 3:34 am

Among the total cancer cases, in the men, 43 per cent of cases were tobacco related, while in women, the number was 14.3 per cent.

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May 21, 2016 4:23 pm

For starters, avoid sudden temperature changes like shuttling between a cool environment to an extremely hot one.

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May 21, 2016 12:38 pm

Chronic fatigue is a common complaint, but there are no shortcuts to get rid of it and boost energy levels.

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, Caio Julio Vasconcelos who was born with microcephaly undergoes physical therapy at the Institute for the Blind in Joao Pessoa, Brazil. Researchers say the Zika virus may be linked to a wider variety of “grave outcomes” for developing babies than previously reported and that threats can come at any stage of pregnancy.  (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)
May 20, 2016 9:35 pm

The UN health agency announced that the Zika virus strain circulating in Cape Verde had been shown to be the same as the one behind an explosion of cases in the Americas.

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May 20, 2016 4:37 pm

Studies have shown that long-term consumption of antibiotics could be the cause of disruption of brain function since it affects neurogenesis directly.

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May 19, 2016 1:49 pm

More research will help develop of specialised therapies to prevent ovarian failure in cancer patients.

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May 19, 2016 1:22 pm

New, better eyeglasses have been designed for patients of hemianopia — a condition in which the visual fields of both eyes are cut by half.

Dr Yogesh Shouche, senior scientist at NCCS
May 19, 2016 12:08 am

We acquire them from our mothers during birth, pass on to us through the breast milk and live with us till we die.

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May 18, 2016 2:13 pm

Many of our social, language and emotional processes are learned by listening to our mom's voice.

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May 18, 2016 1:07 pm

Being physically active improves blood flow to the brain and confers some protection from dementia.

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May 18, 2016 12:20 pm

Women with eating disorders find flavours either too intense or hard to distinguish from each other.

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May 17, 2016 6:05 pm

In a world-first, scientists have genetically engineered a clone of the Zika virus strain, an advance that may aid the development of vaccine and therapies against the infection which has been linked to serious birth defects.

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May 17, 2016 11:57 am

Doctors emphasise regular check-ups as, if ignored, hypertension can reach a stage where it cannot be reversed.

Walking on the beach
May 17, 2016 7:44 am

'If we take off our shoes and go for a run, we can finish smarter than when we started.'

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May 17, 2016 6:58 am

The summer heat tends to drain out every ounce of energy from our body. Have a look at these tips by an expert on how to fight the scorching heat.

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May 17, 2016 6:39 am

Hypertension, also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure.

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May 16, 2016 7:39 pm

Is your baby gaining fat faster than other babies his or her age? It might be a symptom of your gestational diabetes seen in your child.

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May 16, 2016 11:46 am

In a study, resveratrol — a compound found in berries and grape skin — mirrore the positive effects of aerobic exercise in mice.

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May 16, 2016 6:54 am

Intake of Omega-3 foods could help bring down the levels of childhood aggression.

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May 15, 2016 3:37 pm

Consumption of calcium pills after the age of 60 years could end up causing health problems in elderly women, finds a study.

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May 14, 2016 4:54 pm

It's really exciting to see small origami robots doing something with potential important applications to health care.

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May 14, 2016 3:01 pm

Following a healthy diet can help reduce risks of breast cancer.

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May 14, 2016 12:11 pm

The digestive system is home to trillions of bacteria, the gut flora, some beneficial and some harmful. Imbalance in the gut flora in the small intestines is known as SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth).

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May 13, 2016 7:08 pm

The findings showed that when perceptions of fairness changed, the self-rated health of employees also changed. Those who experienced more fairness on an average reported better health.

FILE - In this Monday, June 22, 2015 file photo, Lois Judge, left, holds a 1939 photo of her aunt Susannah Mushatt Jones, right, during an interview in Jones' room at the Vandalia Avenue Houses, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Jones, the world’s oldest person, has died in New York at age 116. Robert Young, a senior consultant for the Gerontology Research Group, says Jones died at a senior home in Brooklyn Thursday night, May 12, 2016. He said she had been ill for the past 10 days. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 13, 2016 2:08 pm

Susannah Mushatt Jones, 116, died in New York. She had been ill for the past 10 days.