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London: Want to live a long life? Reducing excess weight and staying in shape may prolong life expectancy by two months, researchers suggested. The study showed that people who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilo of weight they carry. Cigarette smoking andMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 08:00 IST
Season of short days has descended which means getting enough vitamin D can be a challenge for us but it's essential that we do. Rhiannon Lambert, nutritionist and author of 'Re-nourish' told The Independent, "Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is key for the maintenance of minerals such asMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 14:48 IST
Researchers have, for the first time, identified neural signatures of explicit and implicit learning.
Published 16-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
A pregnant mother sleeping on her back during late pregnancy may cause problems for the fetus, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology. This is the first study to monitor unborn babies overnight and at the same time record the mother's position during sleep.
Published 16-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Researchers have known for decades that fevers in the first trimester of pregnancy increase risk for some heart defects and facial deformities such as cleft lip or palate. Exactly how this happens is unclear. Scientists have debated whether a virus or other infection source causes the defects, or ifMore
Published 13-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Is sexual orientation subject to change as women age?
Published 13-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Love to eat salads? Adding a spoonful or two of soybean oil as dressing may help you derive the optimal nutritional benefit from your veggies, suggests a research.
Published 12-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Scientists developed a method to genetically engineer gut bacteria to produce molecules that have the potential to treat certain disorders by altering human metabolism.
Published 11-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Are you one of those who constantly wants something to munch on, while working? Well, we have some important news for you.
Published 10-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Children whose mothers took multivitamins during pregnancy are roughly 30 percent less likely to develop autism with a co-occurring intellectual disability, according to a new Drexel University-led study.
Published 09-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
With the new numbers suggesting that close to 50% women in India are at the risk of heart ailments, today, on World Heart Day, take a moment to think about your ticker.
Published 09-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be more likely to develop dementia years later, according to a study published in the October 4, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Published 07-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
More than 20 years after scientists revealed that mutations in the BRCA1 gene predispose women to breast cancer, Yale scientists have pinpointed the molecular mechanism that allows those mutations to wreak their havoc.
Published 07-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Want to increase your physical activity? Grab a buddy and an activity tracker - such as a wearable device or smartphone app - that incorporates gaming elements like points and levels (known as gamification) to achieve your goals. New research shows families who used activity trackers with speciallyMore
Published 04-Oct-2017 12:27 IST
Turns out, warding off the urge to light up a smoke in pregnancy can be as easy as receiving some text messages.
Published 03-Oct-2017 12:59 IST
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) continue to adversely affect our nation as sedentary lifestyles are fast becoming the norm for an average working citizen.
Published 02-Oct-2017 00:15 IST
Moms may be notorious worriers, but babies of anxious mothers may also spend more time focusing on threats in their environment, according to a team of researchers.
Published 30-Sep-2017 00:15 IST
Engineered insulin that can be activated by high blood sugar could improve diabetics’ quality of life.
Published 29-Sep-2017 00:15 IST
With disease-modifying treatment trials for Alzheimer's disease (AD) currently unsuccessful and only medications to treat symptoms available, what now?
Published 28-Sep-2017 00:15 IST
New Australian-led research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people around the world diagnosed with this condition.
Published 27-Sep-2017 00:15 IST

Does sexual orientation change as women age
video playSleep on your side not your back in late pregnancy
Sleep on your side, not your back in late pregnancy
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Add oil in salad to boost its nutritional benefits
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How fever in early pregnancy causes heart, facial...
video playStaying in shape may increase your lifespan
Staying in shape may increase your lifespan

CM Fadnavis takes dig at Sena over Nanded polls
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Odisha government hikes salary of agitating Anganwadi workers
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Ex-MLA, wanted in BJP leader's murder, surrenders
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Transgender elected sarpanch in Maha gram panchayat poll

How do kids get attracted to eat healthy foods
video playLack of sleep in pregnancy may contribute to gestational diabetes
Lack of sleep in pregnancy may contribute to gestational diabetes
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How economic factors influence parenting style

Apps to keep you relaxed and stress free this Diwali
video playGoogle Photos to now recognise your pet
Google Photos to now recognise your pet
video playWhatsApp for Android beta version brings major updates
WhatsApp for Android beta version brings major updates
video playLaser cavities take on new shapes and functionalities
Laser cavities take on new shapes and functionalities
video playSmartwatches could sense hand movement too
Smartwatches could sense hand movement too

Head to toe go for festive fashion
video playVaani Kapoor turns muse for Payal Jain at AIFW SS 18
Vaani Kapoor turns muse for Payal Jain at AIFW SS'18
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Style guide to be fashionable this Diwali
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Want a chic look, go for style sunglasses with other accessories
video playOpt for a fusion look this festival of lights
Opt for a fusion look this festival of lights

Richardson police hopeful in finding 3 yr old Indian child
video playWoman sentenced to death in Pakistan for killing husband
Woman sentenced to death in Pakistan for killing husband
video playXi set to get 2nd term as CPC boss
Xi set to get 2nd term as CPC boss
video playPak PM intervenes to end spat between military and minister
Pak PM intervenes to end spat between military and minister
video playBangladesh naval ship visits Visakhapatnam
Bangladesh naval ship visits Visakhapatnam