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Body shaming leads to more weight gain in kids

Body shaming leads to more weight gain in kids

The findings, published in the journal Pediatric Obesity, appear to contradict the belief that such teasing might motivate youth to change their behaviour and attempt to lose weight.

May 30, 2019, 17:06 PM IST
Punjab to ban online food without hygiene rating

Punjab to ban online food without hygiene rating

Mohindra has issued directions to all online food order and supply companies to display the hygiene rating of the food business operators registered with them.

May 30, 2019, 16:53 PM IST
Accelerate actions to slash tobacco use across South-East Asian Region: WHO

Accelerate actions to slash tobacco use across South-East Asian Region: WHO

It also asked its member countries to undertake targeted actions like developing youth-focused anti-tobacco campaigns, increasing the cost of the product and protecting people from its exposure.

May 30, 2019, 15:55 PM IST
Flavoured e-cigarettes trigger heart disease risk

Flavoured e-cigarettes trigger heart disease risk

The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found that endothelial cells exposed to the e-liquids or to blood collected from e-cigarette users shortly after vaping,

May 30, 2019, 11:29 AM IST
Herbal medicines aid newborns digestive system: Expert

Herbal medicines aid newborns digestive system: Expert

To relieve the baby's digestive discomfort, the parents must ensure that the baby is fed in small quantities at frequent intervals and include enough liquids. 

May 30, 2019, 11:23 AM IST
Drug compound to kill antibiotic-resistant superbugs found

Drug compound to kill antibiotic-resistant superbugs found

The research, published in the journal ACS Nano, describes the new compound which kills gram-negative E. coli, including a multidrug-resistant pathogen, said to be responsible for millions of

May 30, 2019, 11:17 AM IST
Women with stomach cancer live longer than men patients

Women with stomach cancer live longer than men patients

For the study, the researchers conducted an analysis of data taken from four previously published large randomised trials conducted primarily in the UK.  

May 30, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
US admits multiple molecular formulations effective in cardiovascular diseases: Industry

US admits multiple molecular formulations effective in cardiovascular diseases: Industry

"When the Indian companies came out with multiple molecule formulations, the US and other advanced countries had vehemently opposed it but now they have started realizing and accepting the benefits

May 30, 2019, 10:52 AM IST
AI detects new class of mutations behind autism

AI detects new class of mutations behind autism

Published in the journal Nature Genetics, the researchers analysed the genomes of 1,790 families in which one child has autism spectrum disorder but other members do not.

May 28, 2019, 13:27 PM IST
E-cigarette use may increase heart disease risk: Study

E-cigarette use may increase heart disease risk: Study

The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found that endothelial cells exposed to the e-liquids or to blood collected from e-cigarette users shortly after vaping are

May 28, 2019, 12:15 PM IST
Now test stress level at home

Now test stress level at home

The researchers, including one of Indian origin, from the University of Cincinnati, have conducted a new test with a device that uses ultra-violet light to measure common stress hormones using sweat

May 28, 2019, 11:10 AM IST
Short-term opioids usage increases subjective pleasure: Study

Short-term opioids usage increases subjective pleasure: Study

As part of a recent study, a team of researchers examined the effects of remifentanil, an opioid, and naloxone, an opioid agonist, on emotional responses evoked by pleasant and unpleasant film clips.

May 27, 2019, 10:55 AM IST
Drug-resistant fungal infections could be treated by starving fungus: Study

Drug-resistant fungal infections could be treated by starving fungus: Study

The research was published in the `Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy`.To treat Candida albicans, common yeast that can cause illness in those with weakened immune systems, researchers limited the

May 25, 2019, 16:26 PM IST
MoU to develop uniform standards of cancer patient care under PMJAY

MoU to develop uniform standards of cancer patient care under PMJAY

Owing to the multi-disciplinary nature of care required for cancer management, both NHA and NCG recognise the importance of collaborative efforts required to strengthen the delivery of cancer

May 25, 2019, 15:42 PM IST
App to boost physical activity in women shows promise

App to boost physical activity in women shows promise

The study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, shows that the mobile app created for women did help when combined with an activity tracker and personal counselling. 

May 25, 2019, 15:20 PM IST
Virtual Reality can better detect early Alzheimer's: Study

Virtual Reality can better detect early Alzheimer's: Study

Researchers developed and tried a VR navigation test in which patients wear a VR headset and undertake a test of navigation while walking within a simulated environment.

May 24, 2019, 14:25 PM IST
Leonardo da Vinci likely suffered from ADHD: Scientists

Leonardo da Vinci likely suffered from ADHD: Scientists

Da Vinci produced some of the world's most iconic art, but historical accounts show that he struggled to complete his works.

May 24, 2019, 11:43 AM IST
On World Kidney Day, a look at traditional herbs that cure renal ailments

On World Kidney Day, a look at traditional herbs that cure renal ailments

Dialysis is a way of life for many patients suffering with kidney ailments in the country. 

Mar 14, 2019, 13:24 PM IST
How Vitamin D supplements can help lung patients

How Vitamin D supplements can help lung patients

A study has shown that the oral use of vitamin D supplements led to a 45 per cent reduction in lung attacks among COPD patients

Jan 11, 2019, 15:27 PM IST
Robotic surgeries to begin from January in Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital

Robotic surgeries to begin from January in Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital

The cost in private hospitals for a robotic surgery lies between 4-5 lakh whereas Safdarjung will be doing it for free to all.

Dec 24, 2018, 12:14 PM IST