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1 in 6 cases of adult asthma caused by workplace environments
There are many occupations that are thought to cause asthma in adults, according to researchers.
Posted on : 2013-01-28 14:00:00
Beware: Hot air blowers can cause allergies
Doctors warn excessive use of heaters or hot air blowers may cause various allergies; suggests precautionary measures to stay healthy and warm this winter.
Posted on : 2013-01-11 07:45:00
Tomato pill could ward off heart attacks, stroke
New study suggests Tomato pill, a capsule derived from lycopene, cuts the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Posted on : 2013-01-09 09:45:00
'Carrying babies upright makes them secure, poised'
New research suggests parents should ditch the pram and carry babies upright as it aids their development and confidence level.
Posted on : 2013-01-08 08:00:00
Switzerland best place to be born, India 66th
New survey suggests Switzerland is the best place for a child to be born in 2013; India is at the 66th spot, according to the nation's "quality of life" index.
Posted on : 2013-01-03 14:00:00
Caffeine delivers kick in energy drinks
It is just caffeine that delivers the kick in energy drinks, rather than addition of much vaunted ingredients such as guarana or taurine, says a new research.
Posted on : 2012-12-17 09:00:00
Tea lowers odds of ovarian cancer?
Drinking tea seems to lower odds of ovarian cancer, Australian research involving 1,000 women says.
Posted on : 2012-12-12 09:20:15
Mother's values tied to baby's health
The value an expectant mother places on her family can tell how healthy a baby is going to be three years later.
Posted on : 2012-12-04 16:10:16
Steroids shots tied to bone loss in ageing women
Post-menopausal women, treated with epidural steriod shots for relief from backache, suffered significant bone density loss in their hip, says a study.
Posted on : 2012-12-03 09:15:00
Walking 6000 steps protects woman from heart risk
Walking 6,000 or more steps daily, ensures a healthier life for ageing women, besides lowering their risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, says a study.
Posted on : 2012-11-22 08:45:00
Screen children too for diabetes
If you are under the impression that diabetes is an old man's disease, you are wrong. More and more children are falling prey to this lifestyle disease and doctors say it is best to screen children too.
Posted on : 2012-11-14 07:00:00
Mehndi may cause serious side effects, say doctors
Applying chemical-laced 'mehndi' (henna) on the hands can cause serious side effects including skin infection, doctors said, cautioning girls and women against using it.
Posted on : 2012-11-12 13:15:00
Half of dieters give up after a month
A study has found that 28 percent of young people embark on a new diet each month, but 45 percent of them give up their new eating habits after a week
Posted on : 2012-11-05 13:00:00
Have a healthy Karva Chauth!
All you married ladies praying for their husbands' long lives, get ready for a tireless and active karva chauth with our health tips!
Posted on : 2012-10-31 15:00:00
Smoking cuts life expectancy by 10 years
Smoking cuts life expectancy by 10 years, not four as previously thought, which can be avoided if one gives up the habit, preferably before 35 years, warn experts.
Posted on : 2012-10-29 07:15:00
Crusty foods worsens diabetes-linked heart problems
Avoid being tempted by crusty bits you'd find on a grilled hamburger, especially if you are a diabetic and at a higher risk for cardiovascular disease, says a new study.
Posted on : 2012-10-25 08:15:00
Body's position in bed reveals personality traits
The position you choose while sleeping reveals a startling amount about your personality
Posted on : 2012-10-22 10:30:00
Multivitamins can lower cancer risk in men
Taking multivitamin pill a day can lower the risk of cancer, according to a study.
Posted on : 2012-10-18 09:45:00
Missed sleeping hours can erase memories forever
While skipping a few hours of slumber could be the norm for many people, even two hours of missed sleep could affect our memory power, scientists have warned.
Posted on : 2012-10-18 07:15:00
Men working night shifts likelier to develop cancer
According to a latest study, night work can increase risk of a number of cancers in men.
Posted on : 2012-10-16 11:30:00
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