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Indian cattle-sheds act as major shelter for malaria in India

The researchers determined the importance of cows in the malaria-control problem by capturing adult mosquitoes in different habitats within six villages in Odisha - which has the highest number of...

PTI | Jan 16, 2017 06:09 PM

20 minutes of exercise may help fight inflammation in body

Just 20 minutes of exercise can help fight inflammation in the body that may have insinuations for diseases like arthritis and obesity. A new study has found the above observation.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 16, 2017 09:36 AM

Boy or girl? Mother's blood pressure may predict sex of baby, claim report

Researchers led by Dr Ravi Retnakaran, endocrinologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Canada found that while higher blood pressure was an indication that a boy was more likely to be conceived, women with...

PTI | Jan 13, 2017 01:23 PM

Eat oranges, lemon to boost vitamin C and fight cancer, says study

A recent study on cancer therapy claims that high hose of vitamin C has the ability to treat the deadly disease.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 12, 2017 02:34 PM

Air pollution leads to 12 lakh deaths in India, Delhi tops most polluted cities list

Delhi tops the list of 20 most polluted cities in the country where 1.2 million deaths take place every year due to air pollution, according to a Greenpeace India report published on Wednesday.

PTI | Jan 11, 2017 08:11 PM

Music lessons may help improve reaction time

Music professionals or people who are learning music react spontaneously or have a faster reaction time than the people who do not possess a musical background.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 11, 2017 07:20 PM

Transfusion of old blood may harm patients' bloodstreams, study

The oldest blood available for transfusions releases large and potentially harmful amounts of iron into patients’ bloodstreams, warns a new study. The study recommends reducing the maximum storage...

PTI | Jan 11, 2017 04:56 PM

Teen creates website on nutritional value of Indian food, after diabetes deaths in family

Having lost three of her family members to diabetes, a 16-year-old has created a website that has a comprehensive database on nutritional value of Indian food.

PTI | Jan 10, 2017 04:52 PM

Arthritis can be kept in check by 45 minutes of brisk walking per week, says study

Brisk walking for just 45 minutes per week can improve knee function in people suffering from arthritis, according to a new study.

PTI | Jan 10, 2017 04:12 PM

Good News ! Bilinguals more immune to dementia: Study

Do you know more than two languages? If yes, then people who know two or more languages are more immune to dementia than the ones who know only one language.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 10, 2017 02:17 PM

New year fitness resolution not gets fulfilled by around 82 percent of people

Approximately 82 percent of the people did not stick to their New Year fitness resolution in 2016 for more than a week, a study has revealed.

PTI | Jan 10, 2017 12:32 AM

Warm drinks are good for maintaining internal energy in winters

In winter, drinking warm drinks can boost up your internal energy levels which generally dip down during the cold months.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 09, 2017 08:54 PM

Now booze with friends to boost well-being, finds study

The researcher found sharing a drink with friends in a pub is socially engaged and contented, it tends to build trust among community members too.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 09, 2017 03:34 PM

Dementia patients may take help of tablet devices to curb agitation

Tablet devices used to employ music or art therapies, can be a safe step towards managing agitation among patients with dementia, a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist has found.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 08, 2017 10:00 PM

Witnessing fear in others can lead to change of flow of information in brain

A study has revealed that if a person gets to know something serious from his/her loved one or even strangers like a gunfire exchange, it can lead to change in information flow in the brain leading to...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 07, 2017 08:43 PM