Six must-haves for kids’ winter wardrobe

New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Go for hoodies, sweaters and beanies while dressing your child during winter, says an expert. Mohita Indrayan, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of 612 League, has shared six must-haves in your pre-teen’s wardrobe. * Comfort runs in jeans: They not only protect your children from the harsh winter, but also provide More...

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Feeling discriminated may lead to sleep problems

New York, Dec 23 (IANS) You can literally lose sleep over discrimination as a new study has found that people who perceive more unfairness in daily life have higher rates of sleep problems. “Discrimination More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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New blood test may improve treatment for ovarian cancer patients

London, Dec 21 (IANS) Scientists have developed a simple blood test that can predict how ovarian cancer patients are likely to respond to chemotherapy treatment. In a study of 40 patients with high grade serous More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Feeling down? Take a break from Facebook to lift your spirits

New York, Dec 21 (IANS) If you are feeling blue and cannot figure out why, taking an occasional break from Facebook might do wonders, suggests a research. The study showed that regular use of social networking More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Bask in the sunlight to energise your immune cells

New York, Dec 21 (IANS) Apart from helping for a healthier living by producing vitamin D, getting some sunlight may also energise T cells — immune cells — that play a central role in fighting infections More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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The year India became free of yaws and neonatal tetanus (2016 in Retrospect)

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India, where just 1.5 per cent of the GDP goes to healthcare, took some promising steps to uplift patient care in 2016 — a year that also saw it becoming the world’s first More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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‘Sniff test’ can identify people at risk of Alzheimer’s

New York, Dec 21 (IANS) A simple odour identification test can help identify people at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease because the sense of smell declines sharply in its early stages, new research suggests. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Obesity-gene may prompt kids to respond more to fast food ads

New York, Dec 20 (IANS) The overt response of your kids to advertisements of burgers, pizzas and french-fries may be the result of a key obesity gene influencing their brain to respond more to food advertisements More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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Researchers develop promising oral vaccine against Salmonella

New York, Dec 20 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed an oral vaccine against Salmonella — the bacteria responsible for one of the most common food-borne illnesses in the world. Most More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Sleep disorder drug could help food addicts lose weight

London, Dec 14 (IANS) A drug used for sleep disorder could also reduce the impulse for food, thereby helping food addicts to lose weight, a study says. The researchers discovered that a drug called Modafinil, usually More...