10-yr-old Bangladesh girl sprouts bark-like warts on face

Dhaka, Feb 1 (IANS) A 10-year-old Bangladesh girl has sprouted bark-like warts on her face, which doctor's fear might be another case of tree-man disease in the...

Australian state to enforce penalties for smoking

Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) Changes to Australia's Queensland state smoking laws went into effect on Wednesday, putting restrictions on anyone lighting up in National Parks and public...

Heavy drinking may lead to breathing problems

New York, Aug 2 (IANS) Drinking too much alcohol may disrupt the healthy balance in the lungs and impact your breathing, a new study warns. In the study,...

Breastfeeding ups brain development in preemies

New York, July 30 (IANS) Pre-term babies who were fed more breast milk within the first 28 days of life showed better levels of intelligence, academic achievement,...

Journalist loses battle to cancer at young ageBy Ruwa Shah

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) It takes courage to ask for blood for someone else when you yourself are on the verge of death. That is precisely what...

Exposure to alcohol in adolescents may lead to addiction

New York, July 30 (IANS) Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to get addicted in their early and...

Exposure to alcohol in adolescents may lead to addiction

New York, July 30 (IANS) Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to get addicted in their early and...

Activation of brain receptors may motivate for physical activity

Washington, July 30 (IANS) Activation of brain receptors in its pleasure centre may serve as a future treatment to improve motivation for physical activity in postmenopausal women,...

Secondhand weed smoke may damage blood vessels

New York, July 29 (IANS) Inhaling even a minute of secondhand marijuana smoke is likely to cause damage to the blood vessels, a study warns. The findings showed...

Low exercise capacity almost as deadly as smoking

London, July 29 (IANS) The impact of low physical capacity on risk of death is second only to smoking, a 45 year study in middle-aged men has...

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