Eating a bunch of the leafy watercress daily could help protect you from cancer, says a new study, which adds that the benefits may be less for those eating cooked watercress.
Watercress are aquatic or semi-aquatic perennials that grow from... More
Video games could help surgeons perform better keyhole surgery, says a New York based study.
The procedure, also known as laparoscopic surgery, involves handling of small surgical instruments and going into the patient's body through a small... More
At least 350 Indonesians who lost their limbs due to disease, accident or disasters like the tsunami will be fitted with Jaipur-made artificial limbs in Jakarta.
"On the invitation of a non-resident Indian association, we are organising a 15-day... More
The natural family planning method could be as effective as the contraceptive pill, provided it was taught properly and carried out correctly, say German researchers.
Petra Frank-Herrmann and other researchers at the University of Heidelberg... More
Breastfed babies are likely to become better adults than their bottle-fed peers, according to a new British study.
Breast milk is the primary source of nutrition for newborns before they are able to eat solid food and digest a wider variety of... More
Eating food high in carbohydrates, especially four hours before bedtime, could make you sleep quicker, says a new study.
Chin Moi Chow and colleagues at the University of Sydney studied 12 healthy men who were 18-35 years old.
The men tried... More
The Delhi High Court Tuesday set March 31 as the deadline to reconstitute the Medical Council of India (MCI) and asked four defaulting states and five member universities to conduct their elections to facilitate reconstitution of the apex body of... More
Sexualised images in the media and advertising have a negative effect on healthy sexual development in girls, warn US experts.
A task force from the American Psychological Association analysed the content and effects of television, music videos,... More
Teenage girls encounter more stress than boys, especially in their interpersonal relationships, says a study.
Experts have known that by mid puberty (age 13 or so) more girls than boys experience depression. But the new study, reported by the... More
Toothache or pain in the jaw may be a sign of a heart attack, according to a study conducted by researchers in Sweden and Uruguay.
The symptoms are however often overlooked, and especially women who suffer from heart attack or angina can suffer... More