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Pregnant women often deny smoking

January 3, 2011 2:10:56 pm

Overall,about one in four women who smoke while pregnant deny it,a new study hints.

Eating lots of red meat ups women’s stroke risk

January 3, 2011 2:04:34 pm

Women who eat a lot of red meat and processed meat may be putting themselves at increased risk of stroke.

Pill Logic? Red,pink pills are preferred over others

January 3, 2011 1:53:30 pm

University of Mumbai researchers have found medicines in red and pink colour are preferred over tablets in other colours.

‘Emotional intelligence’ sharpens as we enter our 60s

January 3, 2011 1:02:50 pm

Psychologists have found that older people have a hard time keeping a lid on their feelings,especially when watching disgusting scenes in movies and reality shows.

Vegetable diet ‘gives you daughters’

January 3, 2011 12:38:33 pm

In a country that is haunted by female infanticide,the news that there may be a vegetable-baby's sex link is not welcome at all,but then what can you do?

Researchers eye videos for clear asthma view

January 3, 2011 12:09:17 pm

Australian scientists are developing videos showing how air travels through the lungs in an attempt to improve the diagnosis and treatment of asthma.

PCA conducts workshop on Dyslexia for teachers

December 31, 2010 4:10:35 pm

Pearson Clinical Assessment (PCA),engaged in training teachers and special educators on Dyslexia through their workshops,held one such session.

Hundreds of herbal medicines to be banned in UK

December 31, 2010 3:47:47 pm

Hundreds of herbal medicines will be banned from being sold in Britain next year.

High-stress lifestyle ‘making Britons obese’

December 31, 2010 11:14:43 am

Chocolate and alcohol top the list of products people turn to help deal with stress.

”Midas touch” gene makes people brilliant businessmen

December 30, 2010 5:08:10 pm

Some people exhibit an exceptionally brilliant business sense,which may be a result of a particular gene they possess – says a new study.

Texting before going to bed ‘affects sleep,mood’

December 27, 2010 4:52:46 pm

Text messaging and other electronic communication media were linked to excessive movement during sleep,insomnia and leg pain.

Got a bad hangover? Try honey on toast!

December 27, 2010 4:02:51 pm

Scientists claim that the natural sweetener is one of the best way to treat toxins in the body post-binge.

‘Good bacteria’ in yogurt may not be as healthy…

December 27, 2010 3:44:46 pm

Probiotic yoghurts and yoghurt drinks may not be as healthy as they are claimed to be - the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has found that there is not enough evidence that these products have a positive effect on the immune system and digestive health.

‘Miracle’ diet pill that burns calories

December 27, 2010 3:35:36 pm

A new ‘miracle’ weight loss pill that is being used by the likes of Eva Longoria and Courteney Cox is all the rage.

A Facebook feature in your brain!

December 27, 2010 12:28:51 pm

Strange it may appear,but a Facebook-like feature in your brain rules your social network,say researchers.

We are what our fathers ate,says study

December 24, 2010 5:43:27 pm

Like father,like children. Yes,you're what your father eats,says a new study.

Honey ‘cure’ for hangover

December 24, 2010 12:51:57 pm

The fructose in honey is essential to help the body break down alcohol into harmless by-products.

We’re what our father ate — before our birth,says study

December 24, 2010 11:57:15 am

Like father,like children. Yes,you're what your father eats,says a new study.

Disaster Drill organised at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals

December 24, 2010 12:44:47 am

The First Primary Trauma Course for the Haryana Traffic Police was organized by the Indian Head Injury Foundation in collaboration with Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals.

Complementary medicines ‘fatal’ for kids

December 23, 2010 6:12:37 pm

A study carried out in Australia has found that complementary and alternative medicines (CAM),when substituted for effective conventional medicines,could be dangerous for children and can even prove fatal.

The reason behind failure of dialysis

December 23, 2010 2:51:21 pm

Scientists have revealed that a protein implicated in the development of vascular diseases may also contribute to the failure of arteriovenous (AV) fistulas created for vascular access in dialysis patients.

Placebos work – even if patients know they are fake

December 23, 2010 2:47:02 pm

A new study has found that patients could benefit from dummy pills even if they are told they contain no active ingredient.

Eating habits that ensure a longer life

December 23, 2010 2:33:27 pm

A new study has found that the leading causes of death are no more infectious diseases but chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer – which may be affected by food habits.

Couples who delay sex have better marriages: Study

December 23, 2010 2:28:53 pm

It is the most important question that haunts all virgins... and even those who are not!

New weight-loss mantra for teens: ditch the diet shakes and bars

December 22, 2010 10:44:47 am

If you are an obese teen looking to shed those pounds – here’s a tip.