A compound found in green tea may trigger a process that kills oral cancer cells.
Girls who frequently consume sugary drinks tend to start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who do not, new research shows.
What we must worry about and try preventing is a clot in our blood vessels, it is more than just a nuisance.
Limit screen time and caffeine for your kids at bedtime if you want them to get quality sleep and perform better in life, says a study.
A recent study found that moderate drinkers have a lower risk of heart failure than either heavy drinkers or abstainers.
Preserving the entire animal after it was killed has occupied an important place in the food market today.
There is evidence that working out on a completely empty stomach prompts the body to burn more fat and potentially stave off weight gain.
Researchers have found that by writing and editing personal stories, one can identify obstacles that stand in the way of better health.
Eating a handful of walnuts daily as a snack, or as part of a meal, can help improve your memory, a new study says.
Hormonal contraceptives contain female sex hormones and are widely used by women all over the world.
11 people succumbed to swine flu in Hyderabad, another died in Amritsar. Experts say - no reason to panic. Yet one needs to be aware.
Women who deliver through Caesarean section experience more pain during first sexual intercourse after childbirth.
The home button on your smartphone may be harbouring millions of bacteria - some even harmful.
We scoured the net for stories of people who fought and won their battle against depression and this is what we learnt.
A study has found that drinking before sleep results in an increase in frontal alpha power in the brain.
Can a cup of blueberries keep the doctor away? Maybe.
Both low and high birth weight and rapid childhood growth are associated with adult diseases.
A study shows that mice prevented from eating at all hours avoided obesity and metabolic problems.
Aspirin has well established benefits, but also carries the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.
Are snug-fitting workout clothes really help people to exercise better?
A research has found that sweet potato is abundant in essential vitamins necessary for the maintenance of red blood cell metabolism.
Researchers have developed a temporary tattoo that both extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells.
People who live at higher altitudes are less likely to suffer from lung cancer than those who live in the plains.
A brisk 20-minute walk each day is enough to reduce an individual's risk of early death, say British researchers.
Millions of years old inherited viruses actually play an important role in making the human brain dynamic, says a study.
Glycemic index classifies carbohydrate-containing foods according to potential to raise blood sugar levels.
Survey of 138,100 adults, counters conventional wisdom that every “falling-down drunk” must be alcohol addict.
Clinical factors may help patients get the best treatment.
Just a cup of blueberries every day could help reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness.
Including almonds in your daily diet could help reduce belly fat, a well-established heart disease risk factor, says a study.
Filmmaker and art historian Benoy K. Behl feels the Indian government's emphasis on yoga and the UN celebrating World Yoga Day June 21 have set the pace for a long innings.
The tummy bug rotavirus attacks cells through carbohydrate receptors present on a child's intestinal cells, a new study has found.
Triglycerides, a type of fat in the blood and liver, are produced in the liver independent of insulin action in the liver.
All "added sugar" found typically in processed foods are bad but among them the fructose found in corn syrup may harm you more.
Women who can overcome the urge to smoke during their periods may find it easier to quit during rest of the month
By Ishi Khosla If you thought your favourite cup of coffee was unhealthy, think again!! Coffee’s origin can be traced back to the 12th century in Ethiopia, where it is believed to have been first harvested. “Traders brought coffee to the Middle East, from where it began to spread outward in the 15th century, penetrating […]