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  • Air pollution linked to changes in brain structure in kids
    Air pollution linked to changes in brain structure in kids
    New York, January 25 (IANS) Exposure to high levels of traffic-related air pollution at age 1 may lead to structural changes in the brain at the age of 12 which can influence the development of various physical and mental processes, warns a study.…
  • China shuts transport, temples, part of Great Wall as virus toll hits 26
    China shuts transport, temples, part of Great Wall as virus toll hits 26
    Passengers arriving from the Chinese city of Wuhan arrive at Narita Airport in Chiba, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on January 23. (REUTERS Photo)   BEIJING, China, January 24 (Reuters): China ramped up measures to contain a virus that has…
  • Find a personalised exercise routine
    Find a personalised exercise routine
    New Delhi, January 24 (IANSlife) With so many options available in the fitness space, finding the one right for you can be a task. Amaresh Ojha, CEO and Founder, Gympik shares his top tips. 1. Assess your fitness level- To assess your fitness…
  • Galactorrhea affects 24% women, not linked to breast cancer
    Galactorrhea affects 24% women, not linked to breast cancer
    Ghaziabad, January 23 (IANS) Galactorrhea, in which a whitish or greenish discharge occurs from the nipples, affects nearly 24 per cent of women but has no association with breast cancer, health experts said on Thursday. Galactorrhea is a milky…
  • Snakes may be the source of coronavirus outbreak in China
    Snakes may be the source of coronavirus outbreak in China
    The Chinese cobra has been identified as one of two snakes that could be the reservoir for the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFCD   Beijing, January 23 (IANS) Snakes may be the original source of the newly discovered novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)…
  • Cancer's Big Five
    Cancer's Big Five
    IANS Photo   New Delhi, January 23 (IANSlife) Cancer is one of the most dreaded ailments, and from amongst the very many types of cancer, there are a few that Indian women are predisposed to. 47.2 percent of cancer in women is accounted for…
  • Eye care tips if you look at screens all day
    Eye care tips if you look at screens all day
    New Delhi, January 23 (IANSlife) Digital rules, and most people these days are glued to a screen for several hours a day, slowly eroding away their precious eyesight. Whether at home, at the office, or even while travelling, it is almost hard to…
  • Online bullying more horrifying, leads to depression in youths
    Online bullying more horrifying, leads to depression in youths
    New Delhi, January 22 (IANS) As researchers have found that cyberbullying amplifyies symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in young people, health experts here also stressed that in some cases it can be far more horrifying than…
  • Marijuana linked to increased risk of heart problems
    Marijuana linked to increased risk of heart problems
    New York, January 22 (IANS) More than two million adults with heart conditions report that they have used or are currently using marijuana, according to a new study. Observational studies have linked marijuana use to a range of cardiovascular risks…
  • Balance your sleep
    Balance your sleep
    New Delhi, January 21 (IANSlife) A good refreshing sleep is very important for all of us as it helps solidify and consolidate memories, restores and rejuvenates the various body functions, helps to grow muscle, repair tissue, and synthesize hormones…
  • Uptick in diabetes, thyroid in India in 2019: Report
    Uptick in diabetes, thyroid in India in 2019: Report
    New Delhi, January 21 (IANSlife) As India registered an increase in lifestyle diseases including diabetes and thyroid, a new report suggests that women are unhealthier than men, and Chandigarh is the healthiest city while Kolkata unhealthiest city…
  • Prenatal smoking, drinking increases SIDS risk: Study
    Prenatal smoking, drinking increases SIDS risk: Study
    New York, January 21 (IANS) Children born to mothers who drank and smoked beyond the first three months of pregnancy have 12-fold increased risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), says a new study. SIDS is the sudden, unexplained, death of an…
  • This blood test may predict onset of tuberculosis
    This blood test may predict onset of tuberculosis
    London, January 20 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed a blood test could predict the onset of tuberculosis three to six months before people become unwell, a finding which could help better target antibiotics and save…
  • 8 ways to stick to your fitness resolution
    8 ways to stick to your fitness resolution
    New Delhi, January 19 (IANSlife) With a brand new year most of us contemplate on our flawed decisions and make resolutions to do better in the coming year. One of the most important resolutions that is made by many is to live a healthy lifestyle and…
  • Researchers explain why cancer risk is higher in males
    Researchers explain why cancer risk is higher in males
    London, January 19 (IANS) DNA differences between men and women may explain why cancer risk is higher in males, according to a new study. In findings published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers have reported that loss of…
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