In the age of technology and gadgets, a new milestone within infancy and toddlerhood known as 'Baby's First Tablet Tap' is looming large.
Long-term exposure to fine particle air pollution may cause subtle structural changes in the brain that increase risks of poor cognitive function and dementia, says a study.
Each person wastes 36 pounds of food per month, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), which is aiming to reduce that number because it represents 21% of the total available food in the country.
If not controlled and if committed over a prolonged time, these six skin sins can cause significant damage which is irreparable.
In a tell-all book, chef and food consultant Diya Sethi talks about her battle with bulimia, a disease well-known in the Western world, but brushed aside in India as just another weight-loss problem.
A rising number of people under the age of 40 are suffering from cervical spondylosis because they don't exercise enough and spend too much time in front of their computer screens.
There's been such sad news of people giving up on life last week because of frustrated hopes and overwhelming losses that the Buddha's words come to mind: "No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path."
Kleptomaniacs rarely set out to steal. They nick because they are unable to overcome a sudden irresistible urge to pilfer things they don't want or need. It's the act of stealing, not the object swiped, that gives kleptomaniacs a high.
India and Myanmar, which together with Indonesia contribute over 90% of malaria cases and deaths in the region, are making significant progress in malaria control. The marked improvement is an encouraging sign, but to eradicate malaria completely, we need to first do away with the myths.
To mark World Malaria Day on Saturday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has released updated guidelines for the treatment of the disease, especially for malaria-endemic regions such as South East Asia.
Cloth masks are not good for health! Why? Well, the penetration of cloth masks by particles is almost 97% compared to medical masks with 44%.
Within the first five years after smoking one's last cigarette, the risk of dying from heart attack or stroke decreases measurably.
A shorter duration, lowered temperature and increased attention to hydration are the recommendations from a team of exercise scientists who conducted a study on Bikram yoga.
To battle the disease more effectively, the researchers suggest, the medical community could recognize these different sub-categories and treat them separately.
In a study whose highlights indicate a need to review pain relief procedures for babies, Oxford University researchers concluded that they are just as sensitive -- possibly more so -- than adults.