19 May 2015
New Delhi: Regular use of the common painkiller aspirin may help slow the progression of early emphysema, a lung disease that primarily causes shortness of breath, says a new study.
22 Apr 2015
London: The reason why women in general are more sensitive than men to adverse effects of drugs could be due to the different ways the drugs affect males and females at cellular levels, says a new research.
14 May 2015
New York: Using smartphones as you run or walk on the treadmill lowers the intensity of the exercise, resulting in overall less health benefits, says a study.
06 Apr 2015
London: The harmful effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy may be reflected in the facial movements of babies in the womb, according to researchers who studied 4-D ultrasound scans of foetuses.
02 May 2015
Washington: Adding just two minutes of walking each hour to your routine may offset the health hazards of sitting for long periods of time, researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have found.
01 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Measures announced in general and rail budget will be effective from Wednesday. While few things such as platform ticket, eating out will become costlier where as decisions like induction of women director in boards of NSE listed firms will empower fairer gender.
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.
16 Apr 2015
London: Facebook can either help people recover from mental health problems or make their symptoms worse, a new research shows, adding that the key is to use the social networking tool cautiously and strategically.
04 Apr 2015
London: Alcohol dependent patients die about 7.6 years earlier on average than hospital patients without a history of alcohol addiction, warns a new study.
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.