Health research body to conduct trials o...

Health research body to conduct trials on Zika vac...

The ICMR will be taking up the second phase of trials to assess the efficacy of the vaccine and determine its side effects. Earlier this year, a Zika virus was reported in parts of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. Following this, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will be conducting...

24 Nov 2018

Six surprising drug interactions you sho...

Six surprising drug interactions you should know a...

As the UK population grows older, more and more people are using a combination of drugs to treat multiple conditions. This can lead to interactions and side effects that we all need to be aware of. Not only can drugs interact with each other, they can also interact with food and drink, as well as po...

23 Nov 2018

Sugar-sweetened beverages may be addicti...

Sugar-sweetened beverages may be addictive: Report

Apart from being harmful, sugar-sweetened beverages may also be addictive, according to a report published in the Journal Appetite. The findings of the report also suggest that young people between 13 and 18 years of age, who were deprived of sugar drinks for just three days, reported headaches, cra...

23 Nov 2018
College students want smartphones over f...

College students want smartphones over foods: Stud...

A shocking research has surfaced stating that students can go to college without foods but not without smartphones. The study was conducted by researchers and published in the journal Addictive Behaviours suggesting that students are more dependent on smartphones rather than on foods. As we know tha...

21 Nov 2018

Early Dinner, Late Breakfast Could Help ...

Early Dinner, Late Breakfast Could Help Reduce Bod...

Having dinner early and breakfast later could help reduce body fat, according to preliminary findings. This adds to a growing number of studies suggesting modest changes to meal timings make quite the difference.The results of the pilot study were recently published in the Journal of Nutritional Sci...

10 Sep 2018

Is normal delivery possible after caesar...

Is normal delivery possible after caesarean? Yes, ...

It is said that "once a cesarean, always a cesarean.” It is commonly believed that a woman who has undergone a c-section delivery will have to opt for the same method while giving birth to her next child. But medical experts are trying to dispel this myth. According to them, Vaginal Birth Afte...

31 Aug 2018
Miss World Manushi Chhillar is Too Hot t...

Miss World Manushi Chhillar is Too Hot to Handle i...

Miss World Manushi Chhillar has made us all proud by bringing the Miss World crown to Indian in 2017 after 17 years. She has been jet-setting across the globe for her duties as Miss World and was seen last in London. The last Indian to win the crown was Priyanka Chopra in 2000. 21-year-old beauty wi...

30 Jul 2018

40 ways to sport your stars and stripes ...

40 ways to sport your stars and stripes in style

It's almostFourth of July! That means we're getting ready for food, fireworksand festive fashion, of course.Need help deciding what to wear to your Independence Day celebration this year? Whether you're hitting up a BBQ, the pool or a more sophisticated soirée, we've got you covered on stylis...

03 Jul 2018

Why we can’t stop eating junk food

Why we can’t stop eating junk food

Foods that are rich in both fats and carbohydrates have a particularly strong influence on our brain's reward system, say scientists who explain why we cannot keep our hands off unhealthy junk foods like french fries and candy bars. Both fatty and carbohydrate-rich foods activate the reward system i...

29 Jun 2018
Blood test may predict premature birth

Blood test may predict premature birth

US and Danish researchers say they have developed an inexpensive blood test that may predict with up to 80 percent accuracy whether a pregnant woman will give birth prematurely. Until now, some tests for predicting premature birth were available but they tended to work only in women at high risk and...

29 Jun 2018

Drinking red wine may help you lose weig...

Drinking red wine may help you lose weight

How does it aid weight loss? As per researchers, drinking two glasses of red wine can help you in losing weight. The studies were conducted at Washington State University and Harvard Medical School that claimed a polyphenol called 'resveratrol' which is present in red wine helps in losing weight. Th...

28 Jun 2018