• tummy
    Jan 27, 2015 13:06 IST

    Three moves that will give you a tight tummy

    In search of a foolproof method to tighten your abs? Here's help with all the right moves for you to reach your goals.

  • Oatmeal
    Jan 27, 2015 12:37 IST

    Dieting? Here's why oatmeal breakfast is your best bet

    New research by scientists at Mount Sinai St Luke's Hospital suggests that having oatmeal for breakfast can make you feel fuller, with lower hunger ratings and fewer calories at lunch.

  • Burnout
    Jan 26, 2015 15:57 IST

    Appraisals coming? Ask for flexible hours to boost productivity

    Giving employees more control over their work schedules may help curb sleep deficiency and improve health. Here's your chance to make the most of your mid-year appraisal in the office.

  • light drinking
    Jan 26, 2015 15:20 IST

    Ditch that peg: Daily drinking ups alcoholic cirrhosis risk

    Investigators have now established that alcohol drinking pattern has a significant influence on the risk of cirrhosis of the liver and that daily drinking increases that risk compared with drinking less frequently.

  • Jan 26, 2015 14:42 IST

    Bite off more than you can chew: Gums kill oral bacteria

    Here's something you can tell your parents the next time they ask you not to chew gum. A new study suggests that just 10 minutes of chewing gum can remove 100 million bacteria from your mouth. It adds that it is as good as flossing!

  • pregnancy
    Jan 25, 2015 17:42 IST

    Now, track health in pregnancy with smart clothes!

    Moms-to-be, take note! A designer in the US has developed smart maternity clothes that track the health of pregnant women and also adjust to a growing bump. The clothes, designed by Blake Uretsky, a fashion student at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, have conductive silver fibres woven into the fabric.

  • woman
    Jan 25, 2015 17:12 IST

    Get on your feet to live longer

    Staying active gives you an edge over people who don't exercise, irrespective of what you weigh. Overweight people who are burn around 100 calories through exercise -- walking fast enough to be slightly out of breath for 20 minutes at a time -- each day lower their chances of getting a lifestyle disease.

  • Exercise
    Jan 24, 2015 09:16 IST

    How to stay hooked onto the fitness regime

    It’s the usual story, every year just before the countdown to a new year begins, many of us promise ourselves to undo the damage caused by a little too many pies and late-night binges while bidding good bye to the year that was. But interestingly a majority of those promises last only as long as the nip in the air.

  • Harmful cosmetics
    Jan 23, 2015 18:24 IST

    Be careful, your shampoo could kill you!

    Does your mother scoff every time you pull out your make-up kit? Her long lectures on the ill-effects of these products on your skin might irritate you to the core. But what she probably does not mention is how some of these chemical compounds found in cosmetics can also pose as a health hazard.

  • sleep
    Jan 23, 2015 18:11 IST

    Sleep well now to keep memory sharp in old age

    If you sleep well in your younger years, it may help keep your memory sharp once you cross 70 years of age, says a new study.

  • exercise
    Jan 23, 2015 16:39 IST

    Health experts: Avoid excess alcohol, heavy workout in winter

    Following the drop in temperature during winter, health experts have urged people to avoid excess alcohol intake and heavy physical activity to keep the body warm, as it can lead to heart attack.

  • gut bacteria
    Jan 23, 2015 15:44 IST

    How what you eat impacts your behavior and brain health

    A new study describes that what we eat are responsible for our gut bacteria which has a significant impact on behavior and brain health.

  • friends
    Jan 22, 2015 17:28 IST

    Good friends can actually make you physically healthy

    Good friends can actually make you healthier in the physical sense in addition to improving your mental well-being, according to a new study from Concordia University in Canada.

  • antibodies
    Jan 22, 2015 17:34 IST

    Researchers develop 10 new antibodies for cancer treatment

    Researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark are reported to have developed 10 new antibodies that can be used in the battle against cancer.

  • walnut
    Jan 22, 2015 16:43 IST

    Study: Eating walnuts daily boosts memory

    Eating less than a handful of walnuts daily as a snack or as a part of a meal can sharpen your memory, says a study.