Memories flood Shaina as she accompanies me to Shantiniketan Public School in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, where she was once a teacher. The 30-year-old has undergone 19 surgeries since she last visited the school nine years ago.  It was August, 2009....
New Delhi: Rubik's Cube, a puzzle toy designed to exercise the mind, available in the markets of Delhi might actually impair the nervous system of your child and stunt his intellectual growth, a study has claimed. A new global survey,...
Often ‘obliged’ with leftover food, the underprivileged in India end up falling sick – and their condition worsens further when they are unable to get timely treatment. A food start-up in Delhi-NCR,  Rasoi On Wheels, is changing the way they eat....
London: In a first, scientists have found that strawberry extracts may help prevent the spread of aggressively growing breast cancer cells and reduce the size of tumours. Researchers showed that strawberry extract can inhibit the spread of laboratory-grown breast cancer...
New York: Researchers have found that poor sleep may affect a specific region of the brain known to be involved in regulating negative emotional responses, especially in those suffering from depression and anxiety, thereby further restricting their ability to...
San Francisco: A new study done with laboratory animals suggests that one type of omega 3 fatty acid offers people, who are obese or have a poor diet, a chance to avoid serious liver damage. The findings, published on Wednesday by...
New York: Hospitalisation for heart attacks and strokes is less common among people living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods compared to residents in areas without restrictions, new research has found. "Our study highlights the power of public...
New Delhi: India eliminated visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala azar, in over 80 per cent of its sub-districts in 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday. Kala azar is the second largest parasitic killer in the world and is caused by...
New York: People living in places like New Delhi or Beijing may be at greater risk of developing chronic sinus problems due to high levels of air polution in these cities, say researchers. In the study, published in the American...
Lucknow: Packaged food will be provided to malnourished children in Uttar Pradesh soon, it was decided at a meeting between Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday. Yogi Adityanath directed the officials...

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