Human babies are born far more immature than the infants of other species.
Mothers who smoke during pregnancy can increase the risks of mental disorders in their babies and also have the high risk of bipolar disorder.
Men who have a lesser percentage of Y chromosome in blood cells, have an increased risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
FSSAI scientists had said a panel had recommended removal of potassium bromate from the list of permissible food additives.
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 […]
Been trying to quit or getting someone to quit smoking? Studies have shown that motivational messaging interventions could help them quit.
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.
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.
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.
Studies have shown that babies exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy weigh, on an average, 205g less than other babies.
Studies have shown that excessive sexual intercourse could lead to a change in the shape of genitals.
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.
For starters, avoid sudden temperature changes like shuttling between a cool environment to an extremely hot one.
Chronic fatigue is a common complaint, but there are no shortcuts to get rid of it and boost energy levels.
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.
Studies have shown that long-term consumption of antibiotics could be the cause of disruption of brain function since it affects neurogenesis directly.
More research will help develop of specialised therapies to prevent ovarian failure in cancer patients.
New, better eyeglasses have been designed for patients of hemianopia — a condition in which the visual fields of both eyes are cut by half.
We acquire them from our mothers during birth, pass on to us through the breast milk and live with us till we die.
Many of our social, language and emotional processes are learned by listening to our mom's voice.
Being physically active improves blood flow to the brain and confers some protection from dementia.
Women with eating disorders find flavours either too intense or hard to distinguish from each other.
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.
Doctors emphasise regular check-ups as, if ignored, hypertension can reach a stage where it cannot be reversed.
'If we take off our shoes and go for a run, we can finish smarter than when we started.'
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.
Hypertension, also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure.
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.
In a study, resveratrol — a compound found in berries and grape skin — mirrore the positive effects of aerobic exercise in mice.
Intake of Omega-3 foods could help bring down the levels of childhood aggression.
Consumption of calcium pills after the age of 60 years could end up causing health problems in elderly women, finds a study.
It's really exciting to see small origami robots doing something with potential important applications to health care.
Following a healthy diet can help reduce risks of breast cancer.
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).
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.
Susannah Mushatt Jones, 116, died in New York. She had been ill for the past 10 days.