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Sauna may lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease

Study finds regular sauna use is associated with a lower risk of death from CVD in middle-aged to elderly women as well as in men.

29 Nov 2018 7:54 PM

UN says number of children dying from AIDS-related causes may drop by half till 2030

The report says 270,000 people up to age 19, the bulk of them in Africa, could be infected in 2030 alone.

29 Nov 2018 4:54 PM

Google's plan to end mosquito nuisance by releasing infected males working in Fresno

With 15 million mosquitoes released and the female population cut by two thirds in six months, the project seems to be a success so far.

29 Nov 2018 4:44 PM

Can sauna lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease

There are several possible reasons why sauna use may decrease the risk of death due to CVD.

29 Nov 2018 2:55 PM

Going through menopause? Take care of your heart health

Research notes only 1.7 per cent of study population adhered to three components of "Healthy Lifestyle Score" throughout study.

29 Nov 2018 1:48 PM


Lack of sleep can make you angrier

Here is what a new study has found.

29 Nov 2018 12:41 PM

Here’s why too much screen time disrupts sleep

When certain cells are exposed to artificial light late at night, internal clocks can get confused, resulting in a host of health issues.

28 Nov 2018 6:04 PM

This weight loss procedure may shrink fat, muscle

Here is what a new study has found.

28 Nov 2018 5:25 PM

Endurance training is better than resistance training for anti-ageing

As we grow older, the telomeres shorten and this is an important molecular mechanism for cell ageing, which eventually leads to cell death.

28 Nov 2018 4:58 PM

Mum dies from rare dementia years after catching it from own baby while pregnant

Doctors believe son inherited mutated gene responsible for disease from father, before passing it back to his mother while in the womb.

28 Nov 2018 4:49 PM


Here's why you shouldn't force your child to apologise

Here's what experts have to say

28 Nov 2018 2:18 PM

Qigong: An ancient practice to live long

The exercise is the practice of energy.

28 Nov 2018 12:14 PM

This is how office space defines your personality

Psychologists from University of Michigan explored degree of messiness in one's workspace and how it affects owner's personality.

27 Nov 2018 8:31 PM

Lesbian, gay, bisexual students at higher risk of self-harm

Self-harm typically includes behaviour such as cutting, hair pulling, scratching, burning or non-lethal overdoses.

27 Nov 2018 7:08 PM

Dietary, nutritional supplements may improve sperm quality

Infertility affects 15 percent of the world population and is recognised by the World Health Organisation as a global health problem.

27 Nov 2018 6:58 PM


Lung disease associated with dementia in later life

Here is what a new study has found.

27 Nov 2018 4:12 PM

Here are 3 winter soups to gorge on

Soup in itself existed since around 20,000 BC and the word soup itself comes from French soupe.

27 Nov 2018 4:02 PM

PETA India plea sees Delhi HC issue notices to pharma companies for horse abuse

The companies are in apparent violations of animal-protection laws and guidelines by engaging in the production of biologicals

27 Nov 2018 2:13 PM

Overweight, obese kids have higher asthma risk

Experts say even with asthma, kids can exercise to help them achieve and maintain a healthy weight

27 Nov 2018 9:44 AM

Smallest patients have highest risk from radiation accidents, doctors warn

Potassium iodide may be given to infants and children to protect the thyroid gland in the aftermath of radiation accidents

27 Nov 2018 9:31 AM