New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora, who feels there is no substitute for a healthy body, says being fit is her oxygen.
New York, March 2 (IANS) Feeling uneasy or in pain? Hold your partners hand as a new study suggests that when a partner hold hands of their partner in pain, their brain waves sync and pain subsides.
The term "Bacha Posh" literally translated from the local Dari language means a "girl dressed like a boy". There are families who bring up their daughters as sons and, once they reach puberty, the girls usually must return to being girls. Parents who have no sons prefer to convert one of their daughters into a Bacha Posh to raise their social standing. In a society where having a male child is of utmost importance and a matter of pride, Bacha Posh provides social relief.
Paris, March 1 (IANS) Veteran Indian designer Manish Arora used popular Chinese emoticon Tuzki in his Fall-Winter collection 'Orange is the new Zen', showcased at the Paris Fashion Week.
London, March 1 (IANS) Babies born to women who took fish oil and probiotic supplements during their second and third trimester of pregnancy may be at reduced risk of suffering from egg allergy and eczema, a study has found.
New York, March 1 (IANS) Is football your kids' favourite sport? Beware, playing football regularly may cause structural changes in the heart and elevate the risk of heart rhythm disorders later in life, researchers have warned.
New York, March 1 (IANS) Cows fed with 100 per cent organic grass and legume-based diet produce "grassmilk" rich in omega-3, which reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease as compared to conventional milk, finds a study.
New York, March 1 (IANS) Besides restoring the pre-pregnancy shape of the abdomen, abdominoplasty or "tummy tuck" -- a surgical operation involving the removal of excess flesh from the abdomen -- can improve back pain and urinary incontinence after childbearing, a study says.
New York, March 1 (IANS) People with colon cancer who regularly eat nuts such as almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews and peanuts may be at significantly lower risk of cancer recurrence and mortality, researchers say.
London, March 1 (IANS) Adults with varicose veins -- gnarled, enlarged veins, most commonly appearing in the legs and feet -- may be at increased risk of suffering from blood clot that could lead to vascular diseases, a study has found.
London, Feb 28 (IANS) The next time you visit the sun-soaked beaches, think twice before taking a plunge into the sea. Researchers have found that people who swim, bathe or take part in water sports in the sea are substantially more likely to experience stomach flu, ear aches and other types of illness than those who do not.
Toronto, Feb 28 (IANS) It's not only junk food, but a combination of unhealthy behaviours like sedentary lifestyle in teenagers that increases the risk of being overweight in adulthood, say researchers emphasising the need to focus on more than eating habits to combat the obesity epidemic.
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Kids born to pregnant women who consume metformin -- a medication used for the treatment of gestational diabetes or a condition called polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)-- are at higher risk of developing obesity, researchers have claimed.
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Elderly people with a certain type of hearing loss may be more likely to also have memory loss and thinking problems called mild cognitive impairment, says a study.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday condoled the demise of Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th pontiff of the Sankara Mutt Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu.