Tips and tricks for hair care during summer

By Anisha Bijukumar  Extreme climates are not really your best friends, esp...

Wrist-band device for alcohol monitoring wins U.S. prize

The BACtrack Skyn wearable alcohol biosensor in an artist's rendering courtesy of BACtr...


Green hopes as Australia legalises medical cannabis

REUTERS/ File photo   Nimbin: Jai Whitelaw was 10 when he first took me...

More money spent on Halloween pet costumes than mental health in developing nations

By Lin Taylor LONDON: More money is spent on Halloween pet costumes and takeaway...

Deep changes urged to avoid mass deaths from superbugs

  London: Ten million people could die every year from 2050 onwards un...

Eat sesame rich food to reduce oxidative stress

New York: Intake of sesame rich food has many health benefits and the antioxidant b...

Good for the body, good for the mind

  Amanda Loudin  At the age of 16, Heather Troupe received a diagnosis ...

Can magic mushrooms dampen depression?

  Paris: Hallucination-inducing "magic" mushrooms could help s...

History of vitamin D and what it actually has to do with sun

      By Leigh Cowart  As you soak in rays of almost-summ...

Father's age, lifestyle can cause birth defects in kids

New York: New fathers please take note! Your age, use of alcohol and other lifestyl...

Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

A South Korean protester holds a placard that reads 'Zika Virus' while wearing...

'Second skin' may eliminate wrinkles, eye bags

This handout photo courtesy of the The Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Camb...

Anxiety prone? Walk in nature can make things worse

New York: Far from being rejuvenating, a peaceful walk in nature after a difficult ...

Don't make important decisions on empty stomach

  London: Decisions are best taken when you are full. Researchers have found that t...

How we choose what to order for lunch

  Washington: Researchers have discovered how a small brain structure plays...

11 tips and tricks  to keep you  cool in summer

May, officially the first month of summer, is upon us and the temperatures are alre...

Being a foodie can actually keep you lean

London: Do you perceive yourself to be a foodie? If yes, chances are that you may e...

Five ways to find time to read aloud in a busy world

By Merete Kropp During a recent visit to our pediatrician’s office, I found myse...

Breast cancer DNA study could pave way for new treatments

  London: The latest breast cancer research could lead to more personalised car...

Here comes a tool to measure lung functions over phone call

Washington: Indian-origin researchers have developed a new health sensing tool that...

Diluted apple juice best to treat dehydration in kids

Toronto: As the summer picks up the heat, kids suffering from mild gastroenteritis ...