Having children may increase your lifespan

London: Although parenthood may have its share of woes, it could also hold the key to long life, particularly in older age, when health and capacity may start to decline, finds a new study. The findings suggested that the risks of death were lower amo...

Watching TV for over 3 hours may up kids’ diabetes risk

Representational picture London: If your kid is spending three or more hours daily in front of TV, using computers, games consoles, tablets and smartphones, he or she may be at risk of developing diabetes, a study has showed. The findings showed that c...

Follow Mediterranean diet to improve sperm quality

London: Following a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fish and low-fat dairy products, and low in processed meat may help improve sperm quality in men, suggests new research. The researchers from Rovira i Virgili University and the Pere i...

New hormone test may distinguish schizophrenia, depression

Representational picture New York: US researchers have developed a new hormone-based test that can better distinguish between the symptoms of depression and schizophrenia. Depression is thought to affect over 300 million people worldwide and schizophre...

Health: 10 foods that can help soothe an upset stomach

Cramps, bloating, gas, nausea and irregular bowel movement - all sums up to stomach upset. When you happen to be a victim of stomach upset, you simply run after medicines, especially antibiotics, to restrain yourself from running to the loo frequently....

Childhood bullying may up heart disease, diabetes risk

Representational Picture New York: Being bullied during childhood might have lifelong health effects related to chronic stress exposure, including an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes in adulthood, a study has showed. Bullying -- a classic ...

Health: Effective skin and hair care tips for Holi

Holi – the festival of colours is here! The excitement for the festival is massive but people are also worried about the after effects. It is party time and no matter what people say about applying oil, tying a bandana etc, not all of us can go ...

Treadmill exercises that will boost your health

New Delhi: There are a lot of treadmill exercises one can do. These moves will not only strengthen your entire body but will also get your heart rate shooting up to burn calories, says an expert. Pankaj Arora, Managing Director at Technogym, has sugge...

Why short, fair men go bald prematurely

Representational image London: Men who are short in height and have light skin colour are more at risk of premature hair loss, researchers have found in a new genetic data of 20,000 men. The findings suggested that premature hair loss is linked to a ra...

Eating yogurt may help ease symptoms of depression

New York: Eating yogurt rich in lactobacillus -- a probiotic bacteria -- may help alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety, a finding that could lead to new strategies for treating psychiatric conditions, researchers have found. Depression is a hu...