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Here's how you can combat heat with cucumber

Here's how you can combat heat with cucumber

From detoxifying your body to preventing dehydration to helping say bye-bye to summer woes, cucumber makes you healthy and enhances your beauty, say experts.

Apr 03, 2018, 10:55 AM IST
Red meat linked to higher colon cancer risk

Red meat linked to higher colon cancer risk

Having a diet free from red meat can help women reduce the risk of a type of colon cancer, suggests new research.

Apr 02, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
High BP before pregnancy may raise miscarriage risk

High BP before pregnancy may raise miscarriage risk

High blood pressure before conception and early in pregnancy may increase the risk of pregnancy loss, even if the woman does not have a hypertension diagnosis, new research has found.

Apr 02, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
World Autism Awareness Day: Signs and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder

World Autism Awareness Day: Signs and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact.

Apr 02, 2018, 13:43 PM IST
Gut bacteria could reveal more about cirrhosis patients

Gut bacteria could reveal more about cirrhosis patients

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found that analysis of the gut microbiome -- a collection of bacteria and other microbes in the gut -- could help better predict risk of

Apr 02, 2018, 13:20 PM IST
Brain-zapping headphone set may help improve athletic performance

Brain-zapping headphone set may help improve athletic performance

A new headset has been developed that can help people improve their performance involving physical movement.

Apr 02, 2018, 13:00 PM IST
World Autism Awareness Day: Social acceptance helps reduce impact of autism

World Autism Awareness Day: Social acceptance helps reduce impact of autism

Early signs of autism can often be detected in children as young as 2-3 years and it is advisable that parents start treatment as soon as possible for improved outcomes, according to doctors. 

Apr 02, 2018, 10:54 AM IST
Making neighbourhoods more walkable can prevent childhood obesity

Making neighbourhoods more walkable can prevent childhood obesity

Making neighbourhoods more walkable can have a positive impact on kids’ waist line and BMI (body mass index).

Mar 30, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
Weight loss surgery may change your relationship status

Weight loss surgery may change your relationship status

Apart from inducing substantial weight loss, bariatric surgery may change your relationship status too, a new study suggests.

Mar 30, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
Summer tips: Here's how you can prevent heatstroke

Summer tips: Here's how you can prevent heatstroke

Heatstroke is one of the most common conditions people face during the summer season.

Mar 30, 2018, 15:29 PM IST
Beware! Eating out frequently may harm your health

Beware! Eating out frequently may harm your health

Do you dine out frequently? If yes, then stop doing so as it may harm your health. One should always try to eat a home-cooked meal first.

Mar 30, 2018, 15:28 PM IST
Want to stay attentive in your old age? Start doing this

Want to stay attentive in your old age? Start doing this

Do you want to stay attentive in your old age? If yes, then start doing meditation. A new study has found that regular and intensive sessions of meditation may help you stay focused and attentive

Mar 30, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
UK man caught with world's 'worst-ever' case of super-gonorrhoea. What is super-gonorrhoea?

UK man caught with world's 'worst-ever' case of super-gonorrhoea. What is super-gonorrhoea?

A man in the United Kingdom has been infected with the worst-ever case of gonorrhoea in the world. 

Mar 29, 2018, 14:49 PM IST
Interstitium: The latest organ discovered in human body. All you need to know

Interstitium: The latest organ discovered in human body. All you need to know

Scientists have discovered a new organ in the human body which they have dubbed the 'interstitium'. 

Mar 29, 2018, 12:44 PM IST
Bad food raising under-nutrition and obesity: Experts

Bad food raising under-nutrition and obesity: Experts

Giant corporates selling processed foods are not only raising under-nutrition but also over-nutrition, or obesity, in a country that is seen as the hub of stunted and under-nourished children, say

Mar 29, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
Gene therapy may boost stroke recovery

Gene therapy may boost stroke recovery

The study, carried out on mice, shows that turning on a gene inside cells called astrocytes results in a smaller scar and -- potentially -- a more effective recovery from injury.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
Childhood friendships may boost boys' health in adulthood

Childhood friendships may boost boys' health in adulthood

Spending a fun-filled childhood with friends can help boys to have good physical health in adulthood, according to a new study.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:04 PM IST
This prosthetic system could restore memory loss

This prosthetic system could restore memory loss

Scientists have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person's own memory patterns to facilitate the brain's ability to encode and recall memory, an important

Mar 28, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
Smoking marijuana may lead non-smokers to cigarettes

Smoking marijuana may lead non-smokers to cigarettes

According to the researchers, cannabis use is associated with an increased initiation of cigarette smoking among non-cigarette smokers.

Mar 28, 2018, 15:38 PM IST
Moms-to-be beware! Taking stress during pregnancy may affect baby's brain

Moms-to-be beware! Taking stress during pregnancy may affect baby's brain

A new study has found that stress during pregnancy is not good for the unborn child.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

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