Health & Environment

NASA exploring our solar system like never before

Washington: As we wait for Juno's first close-up images of Jupiter on August 27, NASA continues to explore our solar system to help answer fundamental questions about how we came....

Happy cows give you more nutritious milk

New York: When cows are happy, they produce more nutritious milk with higher levels of calcium, new research suggests.   The researchers found that daily infusions with a naturally-occurring chemical....

Cleansing, exfoliation important for skin during monsoon

New Delhi: During the rains, sweat and oil deposits make the skin really dull so adjust your skin routine according to the season. Cleansing is really important during the rainy....

Protein that may ‘shock and kill’ HIV virus identified

New York: Researchers have identified a protein that can potently force the latent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) viruses out of hiding and poison them on their way out, leading to....

Coffee impedes hearing recovery from noise: Study

Ottawa: Coffee lovers who like to attend rock music concerts or work at airports should be cautious as a recent study indicates that caffeine has a serious impact on hearing.....

Heart attack risk goes up with amount of traffic noise exposed

London: Living near the highway could cost your heart dear as researchers have found that risk of heart attack goes up with the amount of traffic noise to which you....

Scientists develop a health hotline that can forecast dengue outbreak

New York: A team of scientists, including one of Indian-origin, has developed a system that can forecast the outbreak of dengue fever as much as three weeks in advance by....

Boredom can lead to a person having extreme political views

London: If you are bored and are unable to find a meaning in what you do, chances are you may develop extreme political views sooner, a study reveals.   Boredom....

Marijuana can help in removing toxic proteins in brain, cure Alzheimer’s disease

Los Angeles: An active compound in marijuana can contribute to the removal of toxic proteins in the brain, which are thought to kickstart the progression of Alzheimer's disease, a new....

One in every nine men and one in every 30 women faces risk of sudden cardiac death

New York: Nearly one in every nine men and about one in 30 women are at risk of experiencing sudden cardiac death, most before the age 70, finds a study.....

Problem resisting fast food? Play this game to curb your desire!

New York: Researchers at Drexel University have developed a computer game and smartphone app to help people control unhealthy eating habits and ultimately lose weight.   The game is designed....

Overuse of electronic gadgets triggers early ageing: Doctors

New Delhi: Excessive use of electronic gadgets, including mobile phones and tablets, can cause "tech neck" that leads to early signs of ageing, health experts have warned.   According to....