Washington, Sep 20: Sindoor, a powder widely used in Hindu religious ceremonies, may contain unsafe levels of lead which is associated with lower IQ and growth delays in children, a study of samples from India and the US has found.&nbs
New York, Sep 20: Sindoor, a red powder used during Hindu religious and cultural ceremonies, has unsafe levels of lead, a highly toxic poison associated with lower IQ, behavioural problems and growth delays in children, says a study that examine
New Delhi, Sept 20: This year Navratri is slated to begin from September 21. Everyone looks forward to the nine days festival and love to observe fast to purify their spirit and body. During these nine days many households all over India shun various
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Sindoor, a red powder used during Hindu religious and cultural ceremonies, has unsafe levels of lead, a highly toxic poison associated with lower IQ, behavioural problems and growth delays in children, says a study that e
Geneva, Sep 20: Antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said.
Most of the drugs currently in the clinical phase
Sydney, Sep 20: Struggling hard to lose weight even with a controlled diet? Avoid continuous dieting and take a two-week break as this may help keep the kilos off, suggests a new study.
According to researchers, dieting altered a series of bi
Antidepressants are one option for treating depression. They help people with moderate and severe depression. Opinions vary on how effective antidepressants are in relieving the symptoms of depression. Some people doubt they help, while others c
Cholesterol—a waxy compound that are a kind of sterol. Sterols are a type of fat in the tissues of both plants and animals, although only animals have varying amounts of cholesterol. Your body manufactures much of the cholesterol
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) While lack of sleep is a major risk factor for depression, not everyone who tosses and turns at night becomes depressed.
According to a study, individuals whose brains are more attuned to rewards may be prote
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Contrary to popular perception, today's teenagers are actually growing up more slowly than their predecessors, with 18-year-olds now behaving like 15-year-olds of yesteryears, suggests new research.
The findings pu
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) If a child has an asthma attack in school, would the staff there know how to respond? For most parents in the US, the answer would be a "no", says a study.
While most parents (77 per cent) are sure schools wo
New York, Sep 19: A video game is helping teenagers to promote their knowledge of sexual health as well as improving risky behaviour, a study shows.
Designed by researchers at Yale School of Medicine in Connecticut, US, PlayForward: Elm City Stori