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Decoded: Here's why women gain weight even after pregnancy

In a study of nearly 30,000 women who had given birth between one and four times, researchers found that most women never returned to their pre-pregnancy body weight after birth.

PTI | Feb 27, 2017 07:04 PM

Children get fats from parents through genes, says study

About 35 to 40 per cent children from all over the world inherit obesity from parents, says a recent research undertaken by University of Sussex.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 26, 2017 02:20 PM

People living with more birds less likely to suffer depression, says study

People living in neighbourhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress, a new study claims.

PTI | Feb 25, 2017 04:52 PM

Skipping breakfast can be really harmful for your health

You might have heard a lot of times that you must eat before leaving home in morning. Well breakfast is the most important meal of the day and skipping this meal can be really harmful for your health.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 25, 2017 10:27 AM

Checking WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter updates may increase stress: study

The excessive technology and social media use has paved the way for the “constant checker” - those who check their email, texts and social media accounts on a constant basis.

PTI | Feb 24, 2017 02:42 PM

Obesity drug may reduce diabetes risk by 80 per cent: Study

Of the patients who did go on to develop diabetes, those who were given liraglutide took nearly three times longer to develop the disease than those in the placebo group.

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 08:53 PM

Sleepy, tired teens have more chances of committing crimes, says study

Sleepy, tired teenagers are more likely to commit violent crimes as adults, a new study has found. The study shows that daytime sleepiness may be linked to offences up to 14 years later.

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 08:35 PM

Worry less! Stress ruins your health, can cause obesity

Chronic stress takes place when a person goes through a lot of mental pressure over long periods, usually in circumstances where the person has little or no control over the situation.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 23, 2017 07:00 PM

Mediterranean diet may be helpful in decreasing pain due to obesity, says study

Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and healthy fats could help an overweight person in a way that he will not experience regular pain as suggested by new research.

PTI | Feb 22, 2017 02:48 PM

22 more cases of swine flu reported in Telangana

New 22 cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana and now the total number swine flu positive cases has reached 648 since August 2016, the state government told on February 22.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 22, 2017 08:14 AM

Video: Man gets new identity after successful 50-hour face transplant in US

In order to optimise the aesthetic and functional outcomes of the surgery, a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, physicians and health professionals used virtual surgical planning technology and 3D...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 21, 2017 08:05 PM

Heavy alcohol drinking habits over years may prematurely age arteries in men: Study

Drinking too much can affect the elasticity of the arterial walls (arterial stiffness) and prematurely age thearteries, interfering with blood flow, said researchers at University College London in...

PTI | Feb 21, 2017 02:19 PM

Troubled with negative thoughts? New study says it could be stress

Has your mind been preoccupied with negative thoughts lately? Do you feel irritated time and again? A new study suggests that you might be suffering from stress.

PTI | Feb 21, 2017 01:29 PM

Singing to babies beneficial for both mom and child, says study

The act of a mother singing to her baby is one of the universal forms of care giving. And now a new study has revealed that it is as beneficial to the mom as it is to the child.

PTI | Feb 20, 2017 06:31 PM

2-year-old undergoes dual live-donor transplant surgery

A two-year old girl received kidney from her grandmother and liver from her father becoming the smallest child in the world to have successfully undergone dual live-donor transplant. The girl weighs...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 19, 2017 05:58 PM