New York, April 14 (IANS) Omega-3 fatty acid found in fish-derived supplements and commonly used to treat dry eye disease is no more effective than placebo at alleviating the condition, a new clinical trial shows.
New York, April 14 (IANS) Even a brief exposure to tiny air pollution particles is associated with the development of acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) in young children, according to a study, involving more than 100,000 patients.
New York, April 14 (IANS) Children and young adults living in polluted megacities are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's, a debilitating brain disease characterised by memory loss, a new study has warned.
Quito, April 14 (IANS) Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno has said that the three journalists abducted last month near the Colombian border are dead.
New York, April 13 (IANS) Confirming what many people have been suspecting all along, a new study says that smug know-it-all people are especially prone to overestimating what they actually know.
The Hague, April 13 (IANS) Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt has won the World Press Photo 2018 contest with his picture showing a protester catching fire in Venezuela, the World Press Photo foundation has announced.
Geneva, April 12 (IANS) Two independent UN human rights experts on Thursday called on Myanmar to release two Reuters reporters who were arrested while investigating the killing of Rohingya Muslims and to drop the charges against them.
New York, April 12 (IANS) Do you find it hard to ignore new emails, texts and images even while spending time with family and friends? If so, it is time to mend your manners as a new study says that overuse of smartphones is just like any other type of substance abuse.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A classical Greek tragedy exploring the aftermath of war, retold in a theatre production; a play that is set against the backdrop of social stratification and pseudo-nationalism; the story of transgenders, retraced from history and mythology; and the tragedy of over 200,000 "comfort women" who were forced into prostitution by the Japanese military -- all of these and several other plays will be competing for awards in 14 categories at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META).
London, April 12 (IANS) If you are a "night owl", or one of those who like to stay up late and have trouble dragging yourself out of bed in the morning, there is some bad news.
London, April 12 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has admitted that scenes from its "Human Planet" documentary series were staged by the camera crew.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Sotheby's, a leading player in the global art market, is set to launch its first India auction in Mumbai later this year. And the sale will be led by "Untitled 'Durga'" -- a seminal, never-seen-before painting by Modernist master Tyeb Mehta.
New York, April 11 (IANS) Menopause, associated with frequent and severe symptoms such as sleep disturbance, hot flashes and depression, may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), a study says.
London, April 11 (IANS) While bad cholesterol has been blamed for increasing risk of heart disease, variations in the good cholesterol levels may also lead to infectious diseases such as gastroenteritis or pneumonia, according to a study.