Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 | Last Update : 08:52 PM IST

Health

Watching more than 2 hrs and 12 mins of TV daily can lead to early death, says study

It linked long spells in front of the TV to habits like smoking, drinking and bad diet as well a higher threat of heart disease.

20 Nov 2018 8:04 PM

Physical and emotional abuse can worsen symptoms of menopause for women

This comes after another study showed how sexual assault and violence doubled the risk of anxiety and hypertension for women.

20 Nov 2018 6:04 PM

Sexual orientation linked to opioid misuse, says US study

Findings suggest that men and women who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are more likely to misuse opioids.

20 Nov 2018 4:24 PM

Here's how saying thank you can help ease depression

Scientists have discovered that ‘gratitude therapy’ has a powerful impact on aspects of both mental and physical health.

20 Nov 2018 3:17 PM

Therapy through song: Choir helps Hungarian lung patients breathe more easily

Many lung disease patients become inhibited in their daily lives and get increasingly isolated.

20 Nov 2018 9:56 AM

Faltering malaria fight should refocus on high-risk countries, says WHO

The plan involves making better use of detailed data to target areas where widespread use of indoor spraying would have a greater impact

20 Nov 2018 9:50 AM

Here's how having a lazy eye can affect a child's self-esteem

Academic performance, interactions with peers, and athletic ability are factors connected to self-esteem in school children.

20 Nov 2018 9:36 AM

Bullying, violence at work ups heart disease risk: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

20 Nov 2018 9:22 AM

World Toilet Day highlights global sanitation crisis

The toilet crisis is most severe in parts of Africa and Asia facing extreme poverty and seeing a population boom.

19 Nov 2018 8:18 PM

People facing bullying and violence at work may be at higher risk of heart disease

Information on the number of cases of heart and brain blood vessel disease and deaths was obtained from nationwide registries.

19 Nov 2018 7:34 PM