Alma-Q laser treatment is safer for tatoo removal: Doctors

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 18:42

Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Health experts on Wednesday urged the people, especially the youngsters, to use Alma-Q laser treatment for various types of tattoo removal surgeries as they were far safer and helped in prevention of several types of skin diseases.


Most US adults know more than 42,000 words by age 20

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 17:00

London, Aug 17 (IANS) Armed with a new list of words and using the power of social media, a new study has found that by the age of 20, a native English-speaking American knows 42,000 dictionary words.


If overweight, be friendly with thinner people

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 16:30

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) People who are trying to shed pounds are more likely to lose weight if they include thinner people in their social lives, according to a study.


Dogs prefer pat on the back from owners over food

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 15:58

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) If you thought your pet dog keeps waiting at the door for your arrival every evening only in the hope of filling its stomach, think again! A new research has shown that all it really needs first is a little pat on the back.


Wood windows cooler than those of glass

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 11:52

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Windows made of transparent wood could provide more even and consistent natural lighting and a cooler ambiance, a study says.


Offspring with longer-living parents likely live longer

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 11:28

London, Aug 17 (IANS) People who have got longer-living parents are likely to have much better heart condition, less chances of cancer and more likely to live longer, said a study by researchers including from Indian Institute of Public Health.


Hyderabad's Paradise plans restaurants in 20 top cities

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 20:08

Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Paradise, the 60-year-old restaurant chain synonymous with Hyderabadi biryani, plans to expand its footprints and have a presence in the 20 top cities across India over the next four years.


Altered DNA linked with psychiatric disorders identified

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:58

London, Aug 16 (IANS) Brain scans have revealed a genetic mutation that affects the structure, function and chemistry of the brain, and thus increases the risk of major psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression, says a research.


High BP, obesity causing epidemic of heart diseases in China

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:44

New York, Aug 16 (IANS) Increase in cases of high blood pressure and obesity in China has contributed to a rising epidemic of heart diseases which has turned out to be the leading cause of death in the country, particularly among the youth and rural residents, finds a study.