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Asthma-causing toxins found in e-cigarettes

Asthma-causing toxins found in e-cigarettes

New York, April 24 (IANS) Electronic cigarettes, popularly known as e-cigarettes, may contain microbial toxins associated with myriad health problems, including asthma, reduced lung function and inflammation, warns a new study.



Just 16-minute sleep loss daily can hamper your job

Just 16-minute sleep loss daily can hamper your job

New York, April 24 (IANS) Losing just 16 minutes of sleep during working days can greatly hamper your performance at the workplace, say researchers.

Video games affect girls more than boys: Study

Video games affect girls more than boys: Study

New York, April 23 (IANS) Dear parents, please take note. When it comes to video gaming, girls in the 6-12 age group are at a heightened risk of developing less social competence than boys, warn researchers.

Office workers who sit a lot need to exercise

Office workers who sit a lot need to exercise

Sydney, April 23 (IANS) Office workers who sit for long periods of time can reverse the health risks of their modern sedentary lifestyle by exercising just 20 minutes per day, a new study revealed on Tuesday.

Indian women at high death risk from diabetes: Study

Indian women at high death risk from diabetes: Study

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia - led by India and China -- and has dramatically increased the risk of premature death especially among women and middle-aged people, a significant study has found.

Cancer patients more likely to use marijuana: Study

Cancer patients more likely to use marijuana: Study

New York, April 22 (IANS) Many cancer patients use marijuana and its usage has increased, a new study suggests. The findings, published in the journal CANCER, indicate 40.3 per cent cancer patients used marijuana within the past year, compared with 38 per cent of respondents without cancer.

Google Doodle marks 6 unique inhabitants on Earth Day

Google Doodle marks 6 unique inhabitants on Earth Day

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) From Wandering Albatross to Coastal Redwood, Google on Monday celebrated Earth Day with a series of animations on six unique inhabitants on the Earth.

Pregnant women feel pushed out of their jobs: Study

Pregnant women feel pushed out of their jobs: Study

New York, April 21 (IANS) Many working women feel they are being pushed out of their jobs when they become pregnant while new fathers often get a boost in their careers, say researchers.

People who smoke marijuana weigh less: Researchers

People who smoke marijuana weigh less: Researchers

New York, April 20 (IANS) People who smoke marijuana or cannabis weigh less as compared to adults who don't, a new study suggests.

Sunny Saturday morning in Delhi

Sunny Saturday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) It was a cool but sunny Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded two notches below the season's average at 19.8 degrees Celsius, the Met office said.

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