27 Nov 2015
London: The widespread misuse of skin creams and lotions that contain steroids in India is harmful and out of control, warns a Gujarat-based dermatologist. Corticosteroids, also known as steroids, are anti-inflammatory medicines used for a range of conditions. However, these can lead to substantial and permanent damage, especially on thin skin, such as on the face and groin.
17 Nov 2015
New York: Practicing yoga can improve quality of life of men with prostate cancer who are undergoing radiation therapy, says a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
21 Nov 2015
Toronto: Children exposed to marijuana in the womb show a significant improvement in their ability to track moving objects at age four, says a new study, warning that the results do not mean marijuana has a benefical effect on foetal development.
18 Nov 2015
New York: Development of obesity and Type-2 diabetes negatively affect bone structure, formation and strength over time, thereby increasing bone fracture risk, says a new study.
14 Nov 2015
New York: Lead exposure in early in life is associated with increased risk of sleep problems and excessive daytime sleepiness in later childhood, says a new study.
06 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Online shopping prevents work-related stress and several types of health issues caused by it like hypertension and depression, a study revealed today.
27 Oct 2015
Toronto: Expectant mothers in their first trimester should avoid certain cosmetics, cleaning agents and medicines, to protect the developing fetal brain from chemicals that can trigger autism, suggest health researchers from York University in Canada.
30 Oct 2015
New York: Having low-fat diet does not lead to greater weight loss in the long term compared to higher-fat diets of similar intensity, says a Lancet study.
17 Sep 2015
Washington: Snapchat has released an update to add two new features to its app, paid replays and a selfie-altering mode called 'Lenses'. The paid replays allow the users to purchase replays at a cost of USD 0.99 for every three message.
29 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The government on Friday carried out a major administrative reshuffle, making 16 senior level appointments and placing Sunil Arora as Information and Broadcasting Secretary, Shaktikanta Das as Economic Affairs Secretary and Hansmukh Adhia as Revenue Secretary.