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  • Enjoy guilt-free calcium
    Enjoy guilt-free calcium
    New Delhi, February 9 (IANSlife) If you think milk and milk products are the only good sources to obtain dietary calcium, think again! You can very well meet your daily recommended allowance of calcium even if you turn vegan or completely plant-…
  • Family conflict may influence suicidal thoughts in kids
    Family conflict may influence suicidal thoughts in kids
    New York, February 9 (IANS) Family conflict and parental monitoring are significant predictors of suicidal thoughts in children as young as 9- and 10-year olds, says a study. The majority of children surveyed in the study had caregivers who either…
  • Fear can be more harmful than coronavirus, Singapore PM says after run on shops
    Fear can be more harmful than coronavirus, Singapore PM says after run on shops
    Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attends the 22nd ASEAN Plus Three Summit in Bangkok, Thailand on November 4, 2019. (REUTERS File Photo)   SINGAPORE, February 8 (Reuters): Fear can do more harm than the spreading coronavirus, Singapore's…
  • Lung cancer and air pollution
    Lung cancer and air pollution
    New Delhi, February 8 (IANSlife) IANSlife spoke to Dr Vikas Maurya, Director & Head, Department of Pulmonology & Sleep Disorders, Fortis Hospital, New Delhi to find out more about the association of pollution with lung cancer Lung cancer…
  • Coronavirus can stay infectious on surfaces for up to 9 days
    Coronavirus can stay infectious on surfaces for up to 9 days
    London, February 8 (IANS) The novel coronavirus which has led to the death of over 700 people in China may stay infectious for up to nine days, researchers have warned. On average, they survive between four and five days, according to the study…
  • Scientists question work suggesting pangolin coronavirus link
    Scientists question work suggesting pangolin coronavirus link
    A man holds a pangolin at a wild animal rescue center in Cuc Phuong, outside Hanoi, Vietnam on September 12, 2016. (REUTERS File Photo)   LONDON/BEIJING, February 7 (Reuters): Independent scientists questioned research on Friday that suggested…
  • Diet to fight depression
    Diet to fight depression
    New Delhi, February 7 (IANSlife) Depression is now a major lifestyle-related diseases of modern times. Though there are several ways to counter depression such as counselling, medication but among all the procedures to protect your mental health,…
  • Compound in cabbage helps fight fatty liver disease
    Compound in cabbage helps fight fatty liver disease
    New York, February 7 (IANS) A natural compound found in cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, kale, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts can help control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), new research has found. The research, published in…
  • Pregnant women with high BP at greater heart disease risk
    Want a good job? Don't express strong views on Facebook
    New York, February 6 (IANS) Applying for a job? Don't express your strong views on potentially controversial topics on social media platforms like Facebook, as researchers have found that job recruiters are less likely to select candidates who…
  • Pregnant women with high BP at greater heart disease risk
    Pregnant women with high BP at greater heart disease risk
    New York, February 6 (IANS) Women with high blood pressure in their first pregnancy have a greater risk of heart attack or cardiovascular death, researchers have warned. "Women who were diagnosed with preeclampsia tended also to have a history of…
  • Diabetes drug linked to increased risk of heart problems (Ld)
    Diabetes drug linked to increased risk of heart problems (Ld)
    New York, February 6 (IANS) Researchers have found that rosiglitazone -- a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes -- is associated with an increased risk of heart problems, especially heart failure. Rosiglitazone belongs to a class of drugs called…
  • Why second opinion is important in cancer treatment
    Why second opinion is important in cancer treatment
    New Delhi, February 6 (IANSlife) Cancer is the second most common cause of death after heart failure across the world. Despite rapid medical advancements and the treatment options available today, cancer remains a major threat to our society. The…
  • WHO chief says 80% of China virus cases are in Hubei province
    WHO chief says 80% of China virus cases are in Hubei province
    Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference after a meeting of the Emergency Committee on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland on January 30, 2020. (REUTERS…
  • Lost and found - the adventure sports guide to mental fitness
    Lost and found - the adventure sports guide to mental fitness
    New Delhi, February 5 (IANSlife) Some of the extreme sports such as bungee jumping, Giant Swing and water rafting, which demand extreme courage and mental strength have gained unprecedented momentum here in India. The adventure sports participants…
  • British scientist makes breakthrough in race for coronavirus vaccine: Sky
    British scientist makes breakthrough in race for coronavirus vaccine: Sky
    The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for…
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