• Daily running can lower death risk

    Daily running can lower death risk

    A new US study has suggested that running everyday, even for a few minutes, can significantly reduce a person's risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases.

  • Owl or lark? Make the right call

    Owl or lark? Make the right call

    If you are a morning person, you just might take shortcuts at night. A new study on the relationship between ethical decision-making and chronotype (time when individuals are alert) indicates that early-rising people are more ethical in the morning and night owls at night

  • Pool party for your pets

    Pool party for your pets

    It’s a Doggiie Dog World, a pet-grooming salon at Lokhandwala, has introduced a Splash Pool for dogs last week

  • Unemployment could kill you...

    Unemployment could kill you...

    ...while recession might be good for health, says a US-based study

  • Caffeine may worsen menopausal hot flashes, night sweats

    Caffeine may worsen menopausal hot flashes, night sweats

    Scientists have found an association between caffeine intake and more bothersome hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women.

  • App for tips on baby care

    App for tips on baby care

    Are you pregnant and want to get tips about pre-natal baby care on phone? A new app called "Glow Nurture" may come in handy.

  • Acid used for toilet cleaning may cause respiratory diseases: Survey

    Acid used for toilet cleaning may cause respiratory diseases: Survey

    The survey, conducted across six cities, including Delhi, also found that 59 percent of Delhiites were completely oblivious to health and safety hazards posed by acid used for toilet cleaning

  • Extra exercise helps depressed smokers kick the butt faster: Study

    Extra exercise helps depressed smokers kick the butt faster: Study

    Extra exercise can reduce the compulsion to reach for a cigarette in depressed smokers, a new study has found

  • Asthmatic? Stop worrying about smells

    Asthmatic? Stop worrying about smells

    Are you an asthmatic and constantly worried about scents and fragrances in the surrounding air? This thought alone can actually harm you more than you can think of.

  • Lack of sleep can hurt your memory: Study

    Lack of sleep can hurt your memory: Study

    A study has found that memory distortion is greater after sleep deprivation and 'people are getting less sleep each night than they ever have'

  • Facing memory lapses? Catch some sleep

    Facing memory lapses? Catch some sleep

    Missing sleep lately owing to family stress or extra workload at office? Get back to normal routine fast as lack of sleep can hurt your memory

  • <strong>Health</strong>: How much alcohol makes for good or bad intake?

    Health: How much alcohol makes for good or bad intake?

    A new study conducted in the UK reveals that people who drink alcohol less have a 10% lower risk of coronary heart diseases. The guide advises on the ideal tipple factor

  • Parents often ignore childhood obesity

    Parents often ignore childhood obesity

    Parents often fail to recognise their children's weight gain as a health concern, says a study.

  •  Owning a dog can make you feel 10 years younger

    Owning a dog can make you feel 10 years younger

    Want to feel 10 years younger? Own a dog! Pets not only keep you active they can also make you feel and act younger, a new study has found

  • Cinnamon can prevent food poisoning

    Cinnamon can prevent food poisoning

    Cinnamon can not only tickle your taste buds, the ancient cooking spice is also an effective anti-bacterial agent and can help prevent some of the most serious food-borne illnesses caused by pathogenic bacteria, says a study

  • Healthy breakfast on the go

    Healthy breakfast on the go

    Snack on fresh fruits loaded with dollops of yogurt, oats and muesli with creative professional Natasha Fernandes’s Cereal Killers that deliver parfaits in a jar

  • Exercise, relaxation can reduce social anxiety

    Exercise, relaxation can reduce social anxiety

    Exercise and relaxation activities like yoga can positively impact people with social anxiety disorders, scientists say.

  • Anti-tank missile detector to fight malaria

    Anti-tank missile detector to fight malaria

    An anti-tank Javelin missile detector, commonly used in warfare to detect the enemy, has been found to rapidly identify malaria parasites in blood.

  • Revealed! New method to trap, kill malaria

    Revealed! New method to trap, kill malaria

    Scientists have discovered new way to trap and kill malaria by entombing the parasite in a prison of its own making. As it invades a red blood cell, the malaria parasite takes part of the host cell's membrane to build a protective compartment

  • Smokers at higher suicide risk: Study

    Smokers at higher suicide risk: Study

     Irrespective of whether they are suffering from psychiatric disorders or not, cigarette smokers are more likely to commit suicide than people who do not smoke, a study shows