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Myopia increases with higher education: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:55

Washington: A new study has revealed that that attaining a higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors associated with a greater prevalence and severity of nearsightedness, or myopia. According to German researchers, environmental factors may outweigh genetics in myopia development and suggested that students should spend time outdoors.

Handshake strength reveals education, age: study

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 11:42

A handshake can tell a lot about a person. Researchers said Wednesday the strength of someone`s grip may reveal how fast they`re aging, their education level -- and even their future health.

`Healthy population more receptive to improvements`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 19:35

A healthy population will be more receptive to programmes and initiatives aimed at improving its education, food security and employment opportunities, President Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday.

Education protecting poor women from obesity

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 18:20

Education and increasing awareness are protecting poor women in developing nations, including India, from the fattening effects of rising wealth, a new research shows.

Lower maternal education linked to poor neural processing of sound in teens

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 12:14

A new study has linked poor processing of auditory information in the adolescent brain to a lower maternal educational background.

Education helps women from poor places beat obesity

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 21:20

A new study has suggested that educational status could help protect women living in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas fight obesity.

Education key to protect women in urban areas against obesity

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 14:25

Education plays an important role in reducing the negative impact on women`s health, a new study suggests.

Flu vaccine not tied to pregnancy complications

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 11:14

Pregnant women who get flu shots are at no greater risk for complications like high blood pressure, urinary tract infection or gestational diabetes, according to a new U.S. study.

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