Skipping breakfast can actually make you fat

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 16:32

New York, April 25 (IANS) Are you in the habit of skipping your breakfast? Beware, your are more likely to gain weight and have a larger waist size, a study has found.


Low iron, Vitamin B12 level may up anxiety in boys

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 15:24

New York, April 25 (IANS) Iron deficiency and low blood levels of Vitamin B12 in small boys may be associated with behaviour problems, such as anxiety and aggression, when they get in middle school, according to a new study.


Andhra's new tourism pitch: Selling the Araku coffee story

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:24

Visakhapatnam, April 25 (IANS) Araku coffee to Bongu chicken, the specialities of the picturesque Araku valley in the eastern ghats, are set to get a push as part of ambitious plans by Andhra Pradesh to promote tourism.


Prolonged paracetamol use in pregnancy may up autism, ADHD risk

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 16:28

New York, April 24 (IANS) Long-term use of paracetamol during pregnancy is associated with the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), a study has found.


Jailed Egyptian photoreporter to receive UN press freedom prize

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 23:48

New York, April 23 (IANS/AKI) A photojournalist who has been in prison for nearly five years since his arrest for covering a demonstration in Cairo has been selected to receive this years press freedom prize from the United Nations cultural body Unesco, the UN said on Monday.


HRW slams gender discrimination in Chinese job ads

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 20:46

Hong Kong, April 23 (IANS) International NGO Human Rights Watch on Monday criticised China's government and private sector companies for alleged gender discrimination against women in job advertising and employment.


Decision-making may predict future drug addiction

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 20:22

New York, April 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that activity in decision-making brain regions of people who use recreational stimulants can predict who will discontinue thier use and who will develop a drug use disorder.


Stronger people have sharper brains: Study

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 15:40

London, April 21 (IANS) If you thought hitting the gym only builds your physical strength, think again. A study of nearly half a million people has revealed that stronger people perform better in brain functioning tests.


Beer belly bad for your heart

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 14:40

New York, April 21 (IANS) If you have developed a spare tyre, it is time you saw a doctor to assess your cardiovascular health as researchers have found that belly fat, even in people who are not otherwise overweight, is bad for the heart.


Running marathon boosts immunity: Study

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 13:10

London, April 21 (IANS) Debunking the 'myth' that strenuous exercise increases infection risk by suppressing the immune system, a new study says that competing in endurance sports like marathon running may actually be beneficial for upping immunity.