06 Apr 2015
Washington: Scientists have designed a new, shape-shifting probe - one-hundredth the width of a human hair - for sensitive, high-resolution remote biological sensing not possible with current technology. The design could have a major impact on research in medicine, chemistry, biology and engineering. Ultimately, it might be used in clinical diagnostics, researchers said.
11 Jul 2015
London: A diet and exercise regime for high-risk obese pregnant women, while effective in promoting a healthy lifestyle, does not prevent gestational diabetes, says a study.
23 Aug 2013
Taipei: Scientists suggest that retirees should plan their free time effectively to lead a happy and fulfilling life post-retirement.
01 Aug 2013
New York: When we think of cakes, we start picturizing chocolate, butter, dry fruits and something sweet. But now while baking a cake; many are adding ingredients that one would never have dreamt of.
22 Feb 2015
London: In a breakthrough, researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist, have shown that stem cells from the skin of two adults of the same sex can be used to make human egg and sperm cells.
22 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Being overweight does not mean that a person is unhealthy but if any one carrying fat in the abdominal cavity or belly fat, then it is a matter of great concern. A study on belly fat presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress confirmed that visceral fat – the type that gathers around your internal organs – is far more dangerous to your health than you might think. According to experts, cardiovascular deaths were 2.75 times higher for those who carry big bellies. Fat around the midsection is a strong risk factor for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and even some types of cancers. However, one can easily get rid of that paunch quickly and get rid of excess fat around the wasteline by using ingredients found in everybody's kitchen.
17 Feb 2015
Doha: A report on the prevalence of type-2 diabetes worldwide released on Tuesday warned that an estimated 600 million people will suffer from the disease by 2035 and has termed it as a "serious and urgent" challenge.
30 May 2014
Washington: People are in the best mood while they are bicycling compared to any other mode of transportation, a new study has found.
27 Mar 2014
Washington: Type apple vs orange in your google web browser and you instantly get the nutritional information of these fruits, displayed side by side in a chart. All thanks to a new tool installed by Google.
11 Sep 2014
New York: For kids suffering from attention deficit hyper-activity disorder (ADHD), daily aerobic exercises before school can help reduce symptoms of inattentiveness, moodiness and difficulty in getting along with others in the classroom as well as at home.