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Women who have more sex have lower risk of early menopause: Study

January 15, 2020 6:04 pm

The research published in the journal Royal Society Open Science says that sexually active women are at a lower risk of entering menopause phase than women with less active sex life.

Here's how you can extend the life of clothes

January 15, 2020 2:51 pm

According to a recent study by the University of Leeds, shorter and cooler cycles of washing clothes may extend the life of garments and reduce the number of microfibres released in the environment.

Local pollutants major contributor to Delhi's foul air: Study

January 11, 2020 11:51 am

A recent study that gathered four years of pollution data from Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh suggested that local sources of pollution such as traffic, construction and domestic heating has contributed to the pollution in Delhi NCR.

Tongue fat reduction may help overcome sleep apnea: Study

January 11, 2020 11:23 am

According to the researchers, the condition usually marked by loud snoring can increase a person's risk for high blood pressure and stroke.

Worldwide, the number of men using tobacco products has finally started to decline: WHO

December 20, 2019 9:21 am

Four out of five tobacco users globally are men, so declines of tobacco consumption in males marks a turning point for the fight against tobacco.

TISS study: Sikkim has maximum hypertension cases, Kerala lowest

December 18, 2019 8:53 am

Across India, Kerala had the lowest prevalence at 8.2 per cent and Sikkim highest at 20.3 per cent, Ghosh said. Food habits, obesity, socio-economic status and alcohol consumption all contribute toward higher prevalence in the Northeast regions, he added.

Ultra-processed foods linked to diabetes risk: Study

December 17, 2019 5:13 pm

People looking to lower their risk of diabetes should limit their intake of processed foods due to their high sugar content and excessive fat and calories.

Researchers find key to help treat different cancers

September 12, 2019 12:30 pm

The researchers studied the role of a process called O-GlcNAc protein modification in cancer metabolism.

Breast cancer cells could be turned into fat to stop them from spreading, says study

August 15, 2019 2:50 pm

Meanwhile, the team is investigating whether this therapy would work combined with chemotherapy, and whether it would apply to other types of cancers.

High uptake of HPV vaccine can lead to elimination of cervical cancer: Study

June 30, 2019 12:44 pm

The study, published in the Lancet medical journal, observed that two strands of HPV virus that are mainly responsible for cervical cancer fell 83 per cent in girls aged 13 to 19 after five to eight years of vaccination.