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Isotonic drinks do not improve sports performance: Study

Isotonic drinks do not improve sports performance: Study

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:44

Isotonic beverages that soccer players and other sportsmen usually drink during breaks in matches do not improve their performance in the second half, media said Friday, quoting a scientific study.

Bigger cigarette warning labels could stop millions from smoking

Bigger cigarette warning labels could stop millions from smoking

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:17

A new study suggests that smokers pay attention to the health warning about smoking when they see bigger text warning on cigarette packs.

Delhi-based hospital conducts fellowship programme for Afghan doctors

Delhi-based hospital conducts fellowship programme for Afghan doctors

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:17

Delhi`s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is providing fellowship programmes in ophthalmology and sub-specialty to Afghan doctors.

Indian-American doctors to help young physicians from India

Indian-American doctors to help young physicians from India

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:13

One of the largest ethnic professional organisations representing some 100,000 Indian American physicians settled in the US is focused on becoming an all-inclusive organization that would also help young physicians coming from India.

Even minutes without smartphone can fuel anxiety

Even minutes without smartphone can fuel anxiety

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:11

Can`t live without your smartphone even for 10 minutes? Join the club of addicts who cannot go without their phone before suffering from anxiety.

Weather doesn`t cause low back pain, say scientists

Weather doesn`t cause low back pain, say scientists

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 13:08

Aussie scientists have shunned the belief that low back pain are linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and precipitation.

First Dengue vaccine shows moderate improvement in phase 3 trial

First Dengue vaccine shows moderate improvement in phase 3 trial

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 13:03

The first dengue vaccine candidate (CYD-TDV) has shown moderate protection (56 percent) against the disease in Asian children in phase 3 clinical testing, according to a new research.

Extra dose of inactivated polio vaccine boosts immunity in kids

Extra dose of inactivated polio vaccine boosts immunity in kids

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:59

An extra dose of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) helps to boost immunity in children less than 5 years to the poliovirus and should be added to vaccination programmes in polio-endemic countries and those facing a high risk of imported cases, according to a new research.

Scorching summer may trigger kidney stone attacks

Scorching summer may trigger kidney stone attacks

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:57

Hot and humid days may bring more kidney stones as higher temperatures contribute to dehydration that leads to a higher concentration of calcium in the body that promote the growth of kidney stones.

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