Lupita Nyong'o named best celebrity body
Lupita Nyong'o named best celebrity body

Oscar-winnig actress Lupita Nyong'o has been named Best Celebrity Body of 2014 by readers of Fitness magazine.

Gout attacks more common at nights

A new study has found that the risk of acute gout attacks is more than two times higher during the night or early morning hours than it is in the daytime.

Ab exercises for flat belly

Most of us have a little extra around the middle of our body. Include ab exercises in your fitness regime to shape up the midriff.

I don't support eight pack abs: Ajay Devgn
I don't support eight pack abs: Ajay Devgn

 Actor Ajay Devgn believes in being muscular and fit rather than running after six-pack and eight-pack abs that other actors have flaunted in their films.

Tiny micro tubes that could help neurons regrow

US researchers have created tiny micro tubes that could be implanted like stents to promote neuron regrowth at injury sites or to treat disease.

Missing Fox executive's body found

The body of 20th Century Fox executive Gavin Smith, who went missing in 2012, has been found.

Resveratrol could reverse benefits of exercise: Study

Contrary to popular belief, supplementing your exercise with resveratrol, a compound found in red wine and grapes, may not enhance the effects of physical activity, according to a new study.

Resveratrol could impede benefits of exercise

Contrary to popular belief, adding resveratrol (RSV) to your exercise routine may not enhance the effects of physical activity, said a study.

How body clock governs female fertility

Treating infertility in women may soon have a new approach as researchers have now identified the biological clock that governs female fertility.

Molecule that causes rheumatoid arthritis discovered

Japanese researchers have identified one of the substances that cause rheumatoid arthritis, an unprecedented finding that could eventually lead to a cure for the disease, media reported Friday.

How to prevent brain damage after trauma

A treatment to prevent the body's immune system from killing brain cells can reduce the brain damage caused by head injuries, a study co-authored by an Indian origin researcher has found.

How a rare pathogen could infect the healthiest of people

A unique evolutionary trait in a rare pathogen called Cryptococcus gattii allows it to infect even the healthiest of hosts through a mechanism that neutralises the body's immune response against it, a study showed.

An App to keep doctor at bay

An App could soon ensure that people affected by motor neuron disease (MND) get access to specialist care and support when they need it and prevent unnecessary trips to doctor.

Junior Bachchan takes family selfie on Amitabh's birthday
Junior Bachchan takes family selfie on Amitabh's birthday

In between all the hectic schedules of promoting "Happy New Year", actor Abhishek Bachchan made time to take a rare family selfie of the Bachchan family on his father Amitabh's 72nd birthday Saturday.

How binge drinking harms the liver

An Indian-origin researcher has identified epigenetic protein changes caused by binge drinking, a discovery that could lead to treatment for alcohol-related liver diseases.

Novel cardiac patches may replace damaged heart tissues

Israeli researchers have developed novel cardiac patches made from gold particles that could be transplanted into the body to replace damaged heart tissue.

New study provides deeper insight into how feet maintain body's balanceNew study provides deeper insight into how feet maintain body's balance

In a new study, scientists have shed light on the role of our feet in maintaining our body's balance.

Gene key to slow ageing process identified

In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated in key organ systems.

Not salt but high BMI triggers hyper-tension

If you are suffering from high blood pressure, check your Body Mass Index (BMI) first as a new study indicates sodium intake has less impact on overall health than previously thought.

Amitabh Bachchan sick, KBC shoot delayed
Amitabh Bachchan sick, KBC shoot delayed

The weather seems to have taken a toll on the health of megastar Amitabh Bachchan.