Whether watching television hurts or helps babies' development has divided researchers and parents. A study released concluded it does neither.
Long-term use of beta carotene and some other carotenoid-containing dietary supplements could raise the risk of lung cancer.
Lack of motivation and absence of a literate environment at home are mainly responsible for difficulties in reading among kids,a new book says.
Doodling signals boredom and lack of attention but scribbling on a piece of paper while someone is talking actually helps one to remember the details.
The effects of fluoride toothpaste,good oral hygiene and health education,might override the effects of food alone on tooth decay.
Caring for houseplants can have very positive effects on the lives of retirement community residents,according to a new study.
Scientists are unraveling some of the mechanisms behind the plaques in the brain that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease,offering new leads to treat the brain-wasting disease.
The AIDS virus is quickly adapting across large groups of people to avoid triggering the human immune system,posing another challenge in the search for a potential vaccine.
Students who meditate are better off when it comes to dealing with stress in college,according to a new research at American University.
Keeping too tight a grip on the console and furiously pushing the buttons can cause a newly identified skin disorder marked by painful lumps on the palms.
Yoga not only provides emotional benefits to women with breast cancer,but also reduces their chances of depression.
Drug companies have increased their capacity by 300 per cent but will still need four years to meet global demand in the event of a pandemic.
For people who overindulge in food or shopping when excited or sad a new report recommends some simple techniques that can help them act wisely.
Why people turn grey is no longer a grey area,for scientists have finally solved the mystery by discovering that hair bleaches itself as people age.
Popular social networking sites shorten attention spans,encourage instant gratification and make young people more self-centred,a scientist says.
When performing a mentally fatiguing task prior to a difficult exercise test,people reach exhaustion faster than when they did the same when mentally rested.
Trust your heart is the mantra,when it comes to picking out clothing or choosing a flavour of ice cream,a house and even a life partner,says a new study.
The Government today denied that special medical facilities are provided to foreigners at the cost of domestic patients for promoting medical tourism in the country.
People suffering from Alzheimer's can slow the relentless course of the disease by tuning into their favourite songs,an international team said.
The differences are likely linked to known differences in the way male and female brains process spatial information,and probably are unique to humans.
The Health Minister's anti-smoking crusade has won overwhelming support in a survey carried out in four metros of the country.
Anger and other strong emotions can trigger potentially deadly heart rhythms in certain vulnerable people,US researchers said.
Scientists have identified a gene that controls production of tooth enamel,promising replacement of teeth which can be grown on demand.
Kids who watch R-rated movies are much more likely to believe its easy to get a cigarette than those who dont watch such films,according to a new study.
The widely resorted to surgery in the developed nations is now promising to help Indians reduce 'accumulated fat' and may even help diabetics go off insulin.