E-cigarettes might be damaging your lung...

E-cigarettes might be damaging your lungs too, a n...

E-cigarettes used around the world are booming, especially among young people. In 2016, the US Surgeon General identified a 900 percent increase in e-cigarette use in high school students from 2011 to 2015. While e-cigarette vapor certainly doesn't contain the same kinds of carcinogenic compounds as...

23 Oct 2017

Late word processing may predict Alzheim...

Late word processing may predict Alzheimer's risk:...

People with mild memory problems who show a delayed brain response to processing written words may be at a bigger risk of Alzheimer's, research claims. Researchers, including those from the University of Birmingham in the UK, used electroencephalogram (EEG) - a test that detects electrical activity ...

22 Oct 2017

Men, your diet before conception may imp...

Men, your diet before conception may impact your b...

A man's diet before conceiving a baby plays a bigger role than previously thought, a study has claimed. According to the study, men need to pay strict attention to their diet before the conception of their baby, since it can impact the newborn's health. In this case, the study further suggests men t...

16 Oct 2017
SC refuses to amend Medical Termination ...

SC refuses to amend Medical Termination of Pregnan...

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to amend an Act which prohibits termination of pregnancy beyond 20 weeks saying that the issue fell within the legislative realm. The apex court, however, sought response from the government on framing of guidelines for for setting up a permanent mechanism for ex...

14 Oct 2017

World Mental Health Day is celebrated to...

World Mental Health Day is celebrated today

World Mental Health Day is celebrated every year on October 10 to raise awareness about mental health and to eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness. The World Federation for Mental Health launched World Mental Health Day in the year 1992. The day is celebrated by organizing events and p...

10 Oct 2017

Low calcium intake may lead to sudden Ca...

Low calcium intake may lead to sudden Cardiac arre...

Calcium is known to be one of the most important parts of our diet and if we do not take it a balanced manner, it can be responsible for many deficiencies in our bodies. Ninety-nine percent of the total body calcium is in the bones and the remaining 1% is in the extracellular space.Sudden cardiac ar...

08 Oct 2017
Your sense of smell could be clue to dem...

Your sense of smell could be clue to dementia risk

Older people with a poor sense of smell have a greater chance of developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, according to a US-based research. The discovery raises the prospect of using "sniffing sticks" to flag individuals needing closer monitoring in the next five years. Though humans lack...

01 Oct 2017

Fenugreek seeds - Key to a good health

Fenugreek seeds - Key to a good health

Fenugreek seeds have a special place in your kitchen as these seeds come with many health benefits. Here's how it's beneficial: - Prevents cancer These seeds help you prevent cancer. So, we highly recommend you to add these ingredients in your diet. - Helps in weight loss This is true that fenugreek...

01 Oct 2017

Facebook to roll out feature for easy bl...

Facebook to roll out feature for easy blood donati...

Social networking giant Facebook will roll out a new feature that will enable individuals and blood banks to connect easily with donors, on October 1. Designed especially for India, the feature will also show a message on user's News Feed to encourage them to sign up as a donor. They would be asked ...

01 Oct 2017
Men who will make you orgasm

Men who will make you orgasm

Are you on the hunt for a man who is guaranteed to give you an orgasm every time you have sex? Well, we have good news! A team of scientists have been doing the hard work for you — and reckon they’ve found the magic equation for bedtime bliss. Researchers at the University of Albany have...

29 Sep 2017

India registers significant decline in I...

India registers significant decline in Infant Mort...

Infant Mortality Rate, IMR in India has declined by three points, from 37 per 1000 live births in 2015 to 34 per 1000 live births in 2016, compared to two points decline last year. According to Sample Registration System, SRS bulletin, India has also recorded a major drop in birth cohort, which has ...

29 Sep 2017