London, May 15 (IANS) Are you pregnant and very obese? If so, shedding those extra kilos may ensure good health for your baby, claims a new study challenging notions on weight during pregnancy.
Sydney, May 15 (IANS) If your workplace is supporting its employees by reducing their job strain, it may boost in preventing new cases of common mental illness from occurring up to 14 per cent, a new study suggests.
New York, May 15 (IANS) Besides helping lose weight, consuming a ketogenic diet -- which is high fat, low protein and low carbohydrates -- can also help maintain vision in patients with glaucoma, finds a study conducted over mice.
New York, May 14 (IANS) Exposure of babies to high levels of air pollution in the womb may increase the risk of elevated blood pressure in childhood, according to a new study.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) People experiencing blurred vision or decreased colour sensitivity need to get their eyes checked as these seemingly minor problems may actually indicate retinal diseases that account for a significant share of the vision loss burden in the world, experts have warned.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Of all the states in India, West Bengal stands apart as a rich and vibrant land of people with shared customs and tastes. If history stands testimony to the everlasting sea of stories, music and art that have evolved in Bengal and made a mark not only in India but globally, the very streets of the state resonate with a shared love for its cultural heritage.
Hong Kong, May 14 (IANS) While digital technology often receives brickbats from the health-conscious, a 76-year-old man in Hong Kong now wants anyone with a heart problem to wear an Apple Watch after it helped him get a new lease of life by sending an alert about his elevated heart rate.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Finnish company HMD Global that makes Nokia smartphones has refreshed its line-up to gain some momentum in the competitive mid-price segment in India.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) An old family radio, a typewriter, a cane chair, old mugs and several other humble items of day-to-day use are the inspiration behind an ongoing exhibition at the Lalit Kala Akademi here.
New York, May 13 (IANS) Negative features of parenting, such as depression and psychological control, increase the risk of breaking up childhood friendships, finds a study.
New York, May 12 (IANS) Here is good news for women who are suffering from hearing loss. A new study has found that consuming healthy food may decrease the risk of hearing loss in women.
London, May 12 (IANS) Are you expecting? If so, refrain from drinking coffee, as babies born to women who drank coffee during pregnancy were found to be at a higher risk of being overweight, claims a study.
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Non-profit organisation, Veterans of Foreign Wars, has mistakenly emailed a drafted press release announcing the death of US Senator John McCain, who has been recovering from a surgery and continues to battle an aggressive form of brain cancer, media reported.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India must rely on public-private partnership to address the challenges posed by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) which now affect a large section of the country's population -- both young and old, Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Jitendra Singh said here on Friday.
London, May 11 (IANS) Motivating schoolchildren to take a 15-minute break from class to do physical activity may boost their health and fitness levels, a new study suggests.