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.
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.
22 Apr 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: Police are probing a case of misuse of social media after a complaint was registered with them against a Facebook page which had photographs of children with "vulgar and sexually explicit" comments on it, a Cyber Cell official said on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.