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  Life   Health  28 Feb 2018

Life, Health, 28 Feb 2018

US childhood obesity rates rising again

Parents can create a bastion of protection for children in the home, by keeping junk foods out.

28 Feb 2018 9:06 PM

Low-cal vegetarian and Mediterranean diets may both help heart health

These aren’t the only diets that can promote heart health, however.

28 Feb 2018 8:55 PM

Many mothers may lack knowledge about child burn risk, treatment

While 94 percent of mothers knew to cool a burn with water only, just 10 percent realized they should do it for a full 20 minutes.

28 Feb 2018 8:46 PM

50 new gene regions behind schizophrenia risk found

Genes linked to schizophrenia risk are mostly crucial to normal development and therefore typically do not contain harmful mutations.

28 Feb 2018 7:41 PM

Daffodil extract may help fight cancer: study

Haemanthamine also inhibits the production of these nanomachines in the nucleolus (the “ribosome factory”).

28 Feb 2018 6:38 PM


Holding partner's hand may lower pain in women: study

There appeared to be some sort of synchronising going on in the brains of the couples that offered an analgesic-like effect.

28 Feb 2018 6:05 PM

Cannabis compound may reduce epileptic seizures: study

Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the many active compounds in the cannabis (marijuana) plant, has gained attention as a treatment for epilepsy.

28 Feb 2018 5:58 PM

Here are 10 tips to help fight off period pain

While period pains are natural bodily process, here’s what you can do to ease them.

28 Feb 2018 3:43 PM

Humans can use sound to 'see' like bats: study

Humans - just like bats - can 'see' their surroundings using sound by producing clicks that bounce off objects to "sonify" them.

28 Feb 2018 3:33 PM

Ohio accuses drug distributors of helping fuel opioid epidemic

Opioids were involved in more than 42,000 overdose deaths in the US in 2016.

28 Feb 2018 1:26 PM


Mississippi moves closer to banning abortions after 15 weeks

Americans tend to split roughly down the middle on abortion access.

28 Feb 2018 12:17 PM

Aerobic exercise slows cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers found those who were more physically active showed statistically significant increase in cognitive function.

28 Feb 2018 11:51 AM

Find out the 5 signs of a career burnout

Workers around the world, at some point or the other, feel burnt out by their current job.

28 Feb 2018 11:39 AM

Persistent depression alters brain

A new study found people with longer periods of untreated depression had significantly more brain inflammation.

28 Feb 2018 10:50 AM

Study says elusive female G-spot may not actually exist at all

Researchers say illusive erogenous zone is a myth with no physical evidence.

28 Feb 2018 10:35 AM


Here’s how you to take care of skin, hair during festival of colours

Most ill-effects to the skin and hair post Holi are caused because of the colors that are used during the festival.

28 Feb 2018 10:18 AM

Research says many mothers may not have adequate knowledge of burn risk to children

It is a good idea to keep young children out of the kitchen altogether with a safety gate.

28 Feb 2018 9:57 AM

Compulsory exercise at work becomes latest trend in Sweden

In 2014, a University of Stockholm study showed that exercising during the workday was advantageous for both employees and the employer.

28 Feb 2018 9:32 AM