Seoul, April 20 (IANS) Are you deficient in Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin? Beware, you may be at a greater risk of developing diabetes, warn researchers.
Warsaw, April 20 (IANS) Adults in India consume on an average about half the amount of calcium than required for healthy bones, according to a global map of dietary calcium intake launched on Friday.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Owing to a sedentary lifestyle coupled with non-adherence to a balanced diet, an increasing number of young adults below 40 are facing liver function abnormalities, which if not attended to early can lead to liver diseases, finds a survey.
New York, April 19 (IANS) Low levels of testosterone in men could be associated with chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, even among those 40 years of age and younger, new research has found.
Tokyo, April 19 (IANS) A top bureaucrat in Japan's Finance Ministry has resigned following allegations that he sexually harassed female journalists.
London, April 19 (IANS) Consuming fatty fish four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and prevent the risk of heart disease, finds a study.
New York, April 19 (IANS) Obesity may increase risk of developing a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and other complications, says a study of nearly 70,00 patients.
New York, April 18 (IANS) There is no evidence to prove that children below three years of age who were given anaesthesia had lower intelligence level than those who did not have it, say researchers.
Kathmandu, April 18 (IANS) Five Nepalese female journalists on Wednesday left on an expedition to climb Mount Everest, the world's highest peak.
New York, April 18 (IANS) Common painkiller ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) alone or in combination with acetaminophen are better at easing dental pain, than opioids, say researchers.
New York, April 17 (IANS) If you go by the the rock n' roll lore which says that once a bandmate gets married, the party is over for the group, you could not be further from the truth, suggests new research that shows marriage diversity is actually good for both bands and businesses alike.
London, April 17 (IANS) Besides smoking and drinking alcohol, parents' health including obesity and poor diet can have "profound implications" for the growth, development and long-term health of their children before their conception, says a series of studies published in the journal Lancet.
New York, April 17 (IANS) If you are suffering from high blood pressure, listening to classical music in addition to taking your medicines may give you some added advantage as researchers have found that music significantly enhances the effect of anti-hypertensive drugs.
London, April 17 (IANS) Eating raw fruit and vegetables such as kiwis, bananas, apples, dark leafy greens, cucumber, and carrots may lower symptoms of depression and improve mental health, more than cooked, canned and processed food, say researchers.
New York, April 17 (IANS) Sharply criticising Prime Minister Narendra's silence over rape cases in India, the New York Times in an editorial on Tuesday said such and other violent incidents were part of "an organized and systematic campaign by nationalist forces" to terrorise women, Muslims and Dalits in the country.