09 Mar 2015
Washington: People who quit smoking have improved metabolic effects, shows a new study. The results were presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in San Diego.
19 Feb 2015
London: Scientists have discovered a new plant-derived agent that protects the skin from the harmful effects of ultra-violet (UV) irradiation.
11 Feb 2015
London: A short nap for half an hour can help relieve stress and bolster the immune systems weakened by poor sleep - as little as two hours - the previous night, says a study.
01 Jan 2015
Melbourne: Just an hour of exercise thrice a week can help people with Parkinson's disease improve their balance and even reduce risk of falling down in people with early stage of the disease, new research says.
02 Mar 2015
Chandigarh: The light to moderate rains, which lashed the northern region on Sunday, will be beneficial for wheat crop as it will help in raising overall crop yield, Agriculture experts said on Sunday.
06 Jan 2015
New York: Exposure to a common pesticide used to kill mosquitoes can increase the risk of early miscarriage in women, but those who have adequate levels of vitamin B in their bodies stay protected, new research says.
12 Feb 2015
Montreal: Difficult times often bring people closer but a new study has found that the onset of chronic illness often results in sufferers feeling lonely, even for those who have had a steady partner for 50 years or more.
04 Dec 2014
New Delhi: New CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha effected a minor reshuffle in the senior positions of the probe agency.
05 Feb 2015
New York: E-cigarettes compromise the immune system in the lungs and generate some of the same potentially dangerous chemicals found in traditional nicotine cigarettes, says a team of researchers including an Indian-origin scientist.
04 Feb 2015
New York: Facebook use can lead to symptoms of depression if the social networking site triggers feelings of envy among its users, researchers from the University of Missouri (MU) have found.