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New York: Gastrointestinal issues found in children with autism may be related to an increased reaction to stress, a finding that can lead to better treatment for the disorder, researchers say. Autism is a serious developmental disorder that impairs the...
New Delhi: Poor people living in the urban areas of India's affluent states are more prone to diabetes than those in the states who are socially and economically better off, a study said. Diabetes in India is becoming common among...
Children who live with smokers end up in the doctor's office or hospital more often than those not exposed to tobacco smoke.
By Rina Chandran Mumbai: Buses and portable cabins are doubling up as shelters for the homeless amidst a cold snap that has killed at least a dozen people, highlighting a critical lack of affordable housing, campaigners said on Tuesday. There are...
New Delh: Indian researchers have developed a novel wheelchair navigation system that can make the movable chairs avoid obstacles on their own and also sense when the user is tired or stressed. The smart wheelchair could also monitor user's heart rate,...
Bengaluru: Detection of malaria parasites resistant to the frontline artemisinin (ART) combination therapy in some south Asian countries should worry India, Govindarajan Padmanabhan a top biochemist and malaria researcher at the Indian Institute of Science here has warned. "Africa and...
New York: Life story work, which involves helping people to record past incidents and present lives, has the potential to help people with dementia, a study has found. Life story work involves helping people to record aspects often in a...
Mumbai: The number of children trafficked for sex in the red light districts of Mumbai has dropped sharply, activists said, as they raised concerns over the trade shifting underground to private lodges and residences. A study by the non-governmental International...
For 16 years, T Venkataiah has worked virtually every single day to keep the streets of Hyderabad clean.
Washington: Brisk walking for just 45 minutes per week can improve knee function in people suffering from arthritis, a new study has found. Federal guidelines suggest achieving 150 minutes of moderate activity per week to prevent premature death and serious illness,...

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