Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 | Last Update : 08:46 PM IST

Health

Adults spend 8 times longer watching on-demand TV than exercising, says study

The average person now spends 12 hours a week streaming programmes on platforms such as Netflix.

25 Sep 2018 8:32 AM

Man miraculously survives after being stabbed in the face during a drunken fight

The man first said that he only had a headache and found it hard to move his left eye.

24 Sep 2018 8:59 PM

Obesity may become leading cause of cancer among women by 2043

The development will be driven by a combination of rising obesity rates and a reduction in smoking rates.

24 Sep 2018 6:43 PM

A new procedure involving stitches in the stomach can help people lose weight

But people are also warned that overindulging can cause the delicate stitches to break.

24 Sep 2018 3:32 PM

Obesity to cause more cancer in women than smoking, warn health experts

Being overweight is responsible for 7.5 per cent, or 13,200 cases of cancer in the UK alone.

24 Sep 2018 1:29 PM

Brain development different in premature boys and girls

Brain measurements taken from MRI scans showed there are major sex differences in the structure of the brain.

24 Sep 2018 11:59 AM

New research reveals mitochondrial gene that protects against dementia

The find could lead to better treatment options for the condition.

24 Sep 2018 11:35 AM

Prosthetic valve ups risk of death

Researchers found it also increased risk of heart failure.

24 Sep 2018 11:04 AM

Breast milk helps brain development in premature babies

Premature birth has been linked problems with learning and thinking skills in later life.

24 Sep 2018 10:37 AM

Injecting insulin can help treat chronic colitis

The insulin works because it activates a gene inside the bowel cells has an antioxidant effect.

24 Sep 2018 10:19 AM