12 Sep 2013
Washington: Scientists including Indian-origin researchers have for the first time discovered that Down syndrome may be linked to faulty stem cell regulation in the body.
10 Sep 2013
London: It seems all we need is an affectionate touch of our partner to become more cheerful in life. In a survey of 2,000 people who were in relationships, two-thirds said that they felt ‘starved’ of physical affection even though they were in a happy relationship.
12 Oct 2013
Washington: A protein, which increases during an endurance exercise, may promote brain health, US researchers say. Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School found that the FNDC5 protein, when given to non-exercising mice, turned on genes that promote brain health and encourage growth of new nerves involved in learning and memory.
29 Aug 2013
London: A compound found in broccoli could be the key to preventing and slowing down the progress of the most common form of arthritis, according to a new study.
27 Nov 2013
New Delhi: Audiences cheered and applauded when models dressed in saris, suits and gowns made of khadi cotton, silk and woolen, woven by over 700 master craftsmen from across the country hit the ramp at the ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF).
14 Aug 2013
Washington: Scientists have found that boys who have a history of allergy or asthma are at an increased risk of developing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
20 Jul 2013
London: Mobile phones help children stay in touch with their parents and vice versa. But a study reveals that not all parents monitor their children's phones despite being aware of potential dangers.
19 Jul 2013
If weddings are important for brides and grooms, the occasion also allows singles to find a suitable partner for themselves, says a report.
27 Nov 2012
A new Thai restaurant in the UK is offering advice on family planning to its diners. Diners in the new eatery in Bicester, Oxfordshire are given leaflets on protective sex at the end of the meal and even encouraged to buy condom-themed merchandise - with proceeds going to charity in Thailand.
27 Aug 2013
Washington: Men are more likely to choose attractive partners while women prefer males with a higher social status, a new study has found.