Boys

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
Parents, beware! Social media may harm your teenage daughter's health

Parents, beware! Social media may harm your teenage daughter's health

A new study has found that social media use may have different effects on well-being in adolescent boys and girls.

Mar 20, 2018, 13:42 PM IST
Boys exposed to high-fat diet in childhood may experience junk food obsession

Boys exposed to high-fat diet in childhood may experience junk food obsession

The study was conducted on male rats and found that exposure to high-fat diet from childhood may increase the sensitivity of the dopamine system later in adulthood.

May 30, 2017, 22:13 PM IST

Bengaluru shame: CCTV footage of two boys molesting a girl on New Year's eve

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Jan 04, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Traumatic stress impacts brains of boys, girls differently

Traumatic stress impacts brains of boys, girls differently

Traumatic stress may have different impact in the brains of adolescent boys and girls, according to a new brain-scanning study.

Nov 12, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

Boys born through IVF have low sperm counts: Study

ICSI is a procedure by which sperm from the father is injected directly into the mother's egg in the laboratory, and then the fertilised egg is placed in her womb. 

Oct 07, 2016, 16:57 PM IST
Zayn Malik should have brought show to me: Simon Cowell

Zayn Malik should have brought show to me: Simon Cowell

Music mogul Simon Cowell has said he is not surprised by Zayn Malik's decision to produce a TV show, but he wishes he had come to him first.

Sep 08, 2016, 11:43 AM IST
Oh boy! Some cool tips for men's styling

Oh boy! Some cool tips for men's styling

Men should focus on the fit, keep it simple and avoid wearing shirts or T-shirts with big logos to look chic, says an expert.

Jun 24, 2016, 09:39 AM IST

Shocking! Delhi boys start drinking at 13, reveals survey

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Jun 16, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

'Haryana's child sex ratio improves to 889 girls per 1,000 boys'

The Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) Act is being strictly implemented and those found involved in female foeticide have been put behind bars after registering cases against them, an official said.

Jan 07, 2016, 18:41 PM IST

Gene-editing technique could treat muscular dystrophy

A gene-editing technique has shown promise in treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), the most common and severe form of muscular dystrophy among boys which is characterised by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness.

Jan 01, 2016, 17:46 PM IST
Kerala Education Minister doesn't want boys and girls to share seats

Kerala Education Minister doesn't want boys and girls to share seats

A controversy has been triggered with Kerala Education Minister PK Abu Rabb making a statement, that he does not approve of boys and girls sitting together in an educational institution.

Nov 18, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

More girls dying before age 5 than boys in India: UN report

The report said that in India, while sex-selective abortions have been technically illegal since 1996, the law has had "little effect so far on the sex ratio at birth".

Oct 21, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

Bizarre! Girls turn into boys at the age of 12 in this village

 Apparently, because of a rare genetic disorder, children who live in a village in the southwestern Dominican Republic are born female and become male at puberty i.e these boys grow a penis only when they hit puberty.

Sep 21, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

All India Badtameez: Why all restrictions for daughters only?

 Most parents put a lot of restrictions on daughters often thinking the city is no longer safe for them.

Aug 09, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

Boys are born with stronger spines: Study

Compared to boys, girls may are born with weaker vertebrae, the series of small bones that make up the spinal column, new research has found.

Jul 25, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

Several boys and girls raped in Pak's Punjab; CM orders probe

 A large number of young boys and girls have been allegedly raped by a "gang" in a Pakistani village bordering India, prompting Punjab province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to order a probe into the scandal.

Jul 08, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

Schoolgirls suffer more overuse injuries: Study

When it comes to overuse injuries in high school sports, girls are at a much higher risk than boys, a new study says.

Jun 25, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

'Boys' gets Best Feature Film Award at Kashish 2015

 Director Mischa Kamp's Dutch film “Boys” won the Best Narrative Feature Film award, while transgender actor Kristina Hernandez won the award for the Best Performance in a Lead Role for the film “Stealth” at the sixth edition of the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, India’s only mainstream LGBT film festival.

Jun 01, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Six boys rescued from custody of UK national in Goa

Six boys from Kolhapur in Maharashtra were rescued from the custody of a British national here last month by Panaji police with the help of a local NGO.

Apr 25, 2015, 19:24 PM IST