Health & Environment

Migraine can put women at higher risk of heart diseases

London: Women who suffer from migraine headaches have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease in later life, says a study.   The findings showed that women with migraine have....

Eat cranberries to keep urinary infections at bay

Washington D.C.: If you are one of those who often suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs), then you must start having cranberries, as a new study has found that it....

Aussie scientists discover key feature of life outside solar system

Canberra: Australia's Parkes Observatory telescope has discovered a molecule which displays key attributes associated with life, in a breakthrough set to help scientists solve the mystery of biology in space.....

Kids likely to trust smarter people

Washington, D.C.: Children's trustworthiness is linked to how attractive the people look, says a new study.   Researchers have found that as children, how we perceive someone's trustworthiness is linked....

An injectable drug that can reduce risk of heart and kidney disease

New York: An injectable drug widely used to lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes, can also reduce the risk of dying from heart disease and advanced kidney disease,....

Use simple cardio workouts for weight loss

New Delhi: Be it something as simple as jogging or as fun as zumba, there are various simple cardio exercises that can help in weight loss, says an expert.  ....

Eating more whole grains may reduce risk of premature death

New York: Consuming nearly four servings of whole grains such as bran, oatmeal and quinoa a day can reduce the risk of premature death, says a new study. The findings....

Middle-aged at greater risk of late stage lung cancer

London: Middle-aged patients between ages 50 to 64 are more likely to be diagnosed with late stage lung cancer than older patients, says a study.   "Our results show that....

Covering soil with wood mulch can help farmers fight climate change

Toronto: In addition to combatting pests, covering soil with wood mulch can actually help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, says a study.   Using mulch in agriculture can cut nitrous oxide....

1 woman dies every 5 minutes in India during pregnancy: WHO

Mumbai: Every five minutes, at least one Indian woman dies during pregnancy and child birth, the World Health Organisation said on Sunday.   According to WHO, of the 529,000 maternal....

Stalking your ex on Facebook can be detrimental to your health

New Delhi: If you are stalking your ex on Facebook after that bitter breakup, then it's time to stop doing that, as a new study suggests that it could be....

Over 2,500 cases of brain tumour in Indian children every year

New Delhi: With a surge in the brain related ailments in the world, every year over 2,500 of the Indian children suffer from medulloblastoma, a pediatric malignant primary brain tumour....