Can an adult sleep on a mattress on the floor? A little clarity on the gender of the adult in question might help in getting to that answer.
Published 27-Feb-2018 00:15 IST | Updated 21:39 IST
When people post photos of their fitness pursuits on social media they may be influencing, for better or worse, the health of their pals too, a new study suggests.
Published 27-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
Suffering from gum disease? Sipping a glass of red wine may help combat the harmful bacteria and other pathogens that cause cavities in the mouth, claimed a new study.
Published 26-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
Raising strong objection against the latest study claiming that common e-cigarette "vapours" contain lead and other toxic metals and may raise major health issues, an expert argued that the sample size used in the research was not appropriate.
Published 26-Feb-2018 00:15 IST | Updated 17:31 IST
You may want to cut down on the intake of highly processed ("ultra-processed") food as a recent study has suggested a possible link between it and cancer.
Published 24-Feb-2018 10:51 IST
A new approach tested by researchers at the University of Iowa shows that de-identified data from a "smart thermometer" connected to a mobile phone app can track flu activity in real time at both population and individual levels and the data can be used to significantly improve flu forecasting.
Published 24-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
When it comes to workplace stress, even doctors aren't immune to its effects. For doctors training to become neurosurgeons, burnout is common, and certain workplace stressors - like unrewarding mentor relationships, difficult coworkers and not getting enough exposure to the operating room - can leadMore
Published 24-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
Fatigue in cancer survivors is significantly reduced by placebo pill, even when it is known it is a fake pill.
Published 24-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
As a basic unit of life, the cell is one of the most carefully studied components of all living organisms. Yet details on basic processes such as how cells are shaped have remained a mystery.
Published 24-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
The human microbiome - the trillions of tiny bacteria that live in and on our bodies - is emerging as an increasingly important player in health and wellness.
Published 23-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
Ever wonder why obese bodies burn less calories or why dieting often leads to a plateau in weight loss?
Published 23-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
Confused whether to follow a low-fat diet or a low-carb diet to shed weight? Reducing either carbohydrates or fats from the diet shaves off excess weight in about the same proportion, claims a new study.
Published 23-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
People born with heart disease may be at a higher risk of early onset of dementia, finds a study involving over 10,000 participants.
Published 23-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
Even if you haven't ridden your bike in years, you probably remember how to do so without giving it much thought. If you're a skilled piano player, odds are you can easily sit down and play a song you've rehearsed before. And, when you drive to work, you're likely not actively thinking about yourMore
Published 23-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
Patients with an inherited form of colon cancer harbor two bacterial species that collaborate to encourage development of the disease, and the same species have been found in people who develop a sporadic form of colon cancer, a study led by a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for CancerMore
Published 22-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
After being stung by a parasitic wasp, the American cockroach loses control of its behavior, becoming host to the wasp's egg. Days later, the hatchling consumes the cockroach alive.
Published 22-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
Marine shipping fuels will get a whole lot cleaner in 2020 when a regulation by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) requires fuels to contain 80-86 percent less sulphur.
Published 22-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said the hospital, along with Motilal Nehru Medical College of Allahabad, has discovered a "simple and cost-effective screening tool" to identify people at high risk of Type 2 diabetes.
Published 22-Feb-2018 00:15 IST | Updated 20:04 IST
Improving how mental health patients perceive themselves can be critical in treating them, a first of its kind study has claimed.
Published 22-Feb-2018 00:15 IST
A fear of dying plays a role in people buying bottled water, even though they know it may not be good for them or the planet, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.
Published 22-Feb-2018 00:15 IST

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