Mumbai, ‘Every 20 seconds, 1 Indian suffers a brain-stroke’

Every 20 seconds, one Indian suffers a brain stroke, or three every minute, and the numbers…

New York, Heavy red meat eaters at increased risk of death

Increasing red meat consumption, particularly processed red meat, is associated with a higher risk of death,…

London, Key to good health, wellbeing: 2 hours a week with nature

If you are looking for that elusive secret to good health and wellbeing, your search may…

Researchers have found: Junk food consumption ups allergy risk in kids

Researchers have found that high consumption of junk food such as microwaved foods and barbequed meats…

Poor sleep linked to mental health issues in students

Insufficient sleep is associated with a wide range of mental health issues such as anxiety, self-harm…

Kolkata beef food festival cancelled over security concerns

The upcoming beef food festival in Kolkata has been cancelled over security concerns, a spokesperson said…

Heart disease risks in overweight, obese kids similar

?Overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks of developing heart disorders, say researchers. “Until recently,…

Biocon drug gets commercial rights to global markets

Biotech major Biocon drug Hulio’s commercialisation rights have been extended to global markets from Europe, said…

Cheaper Pixel smartphones unveiled at Google I/O conference

In the times of $1000 phones, Internet giant Google has unveiled its cheaper Pixel phones —…

Egg laying mammals become source of novel anti-microbial

A novel Anti-Microbial Protein (AMP) found in the milk of egg laying mammals Echidna can be…

Diabetes in pregnancy ups the risk of disorder in kids later

Children and youths whose mothers had diabetes during their pregnancy are themselves at an increased risk…

Taking short breaks may help learn new skills better

If you are in a process of learning new skills, then taking short breaks in between…

Researchers have found this gene could reduce inflammation after stroke

Researchers have found that a gene could help the brain heal itself after a stroke or…

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