02 Feb 2016
New York: Users of cherry-flavoured electronic cigarettes may be exposed to a potentially harmful respiratory chemical, a new study has warned.
28 Jan 2016
New York: Messaging in the dark affects sleep, health and performance in school, says a study. Students who text for longer duration in the dark sleep only for a few hours and thus remain sleepier during the day than those who stopped messaging when they went to bed, the researchers from Rutgers University in New Jersey, US, said.
30 Jan 2016
Washington: Exposure to second-hand smoking may make children obese and amplify their risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, a new study has warned. Researchers looked at passive smoke exposure in 220 overweight or obese boys and girls aged between 7 and 11 years.
29 Jan 2016
New York: Want to shed those extra kilos through weight loss surgery? Do it before you get hitched! According to a study, being married might actually work against those who want to put off weight, reveals a study.
27 Jan 2016
New York: You have another reason to drink that cup of coffee. Researchers including an Indian-origin medical student now report that regular caffeine consumption does not lead to extra heartbeats, which may lead - in rare cases - to heart- or stroke-elated morbidity and mortality.
28 Jan 2016
London: Giving common anti-depressants to children and young adults may put them at a greater risk of developing aggression and even suicidal tendencies, warns a study.
05 Jan 2016
New Delhi: If the Supreme Court decides to make sweeping reforms suggested by Justice RM Lodha committee binding, it could well mean the end of the road in sports administration for Maratha strongman Sharad Pawar while current president Shashank Manohar may lose his voting rights.
25 Jan 2016
New York: Parents, take note! Night-time texting habits of teenagers may be to blame for their falling grades and increased yawning in school, a new study has found.
21 Jan 2016
New York: A new review of previous studies indicates that cessation of driving by older adults may contribute to a variety of health problems, especially depression.
20 Jan 2016
Toronto: People living on the upper floors of high-rise buildings may have a lower chance of surviving a cardiac arrest, a new study has claimed.