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Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu: Before the break of dawn, Muthulakshmi Mariappan slips out of her home and starts running. In the stillness of the morning, she gasps for breath but eggs herself on to run faster, take longer strides and ignore the...
New York: Preventing the development of hypertension, obesity and diabetes in mid-life - between the age of 45 and 55 years - can result in an 86 per cent lower risk of heart failure throughout the remainder of life,...
Hyderabad, Telangana: Shrushti is a surrogate mother in Sai Kiran Infertility Clinic in Hyderabad. She is among 50 women whose fate is hanging in balance after the Telangana health authorities raided the facility over the weekend. “Why the raid? Are...
London: Parents, take note! Children who eat a healthy diet may have better reading skills in the first three years of school, a new study has claimed. The study by researchers at the University of Eastern Finland and University of...
Chandigarh: Hailed as the granary of India, Punjab faces a drastic decline in agricultural output as its groundwater sees rapid depletion, warn experts. Groundwater irrigates almost three-quarters of Punjab’s agricultural land, but groundwater levels are dropping by 40 to 50...
New Delhi: The Delhi government on Monday started providing free food to the poor and the homeless at 10 night shelters in the capital. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain launched the facility of providing three...
Rewari, Haryana: The girls of Rewari’s Gothra Tappa village in Haryana, who have been on a hunger strike demanding upgradation of their school to Class 12, break their fast after the government agrees to their demands and also appoints...
London: For the first time, scientists have found that the number of parasites each mosquito carries, rather than the number of bites, determines the chance of successful malaria infection, an advance that may help develop effective vaccines for the...
Bhopal: A Madhya Pradesh Minister has come up with an unusual way to teach alcoholic and abusive husbands an unforgettable lesson. Prompted by the complaints of rural and urban women about their misbehaving alcoholic husbands, Gopal Bhargava, the state minister...
New Delhi: Pre-implantation Genetic Screening (PGS) -- removing a cell from an IVF embryo to test it for a specific genetic condition before transferring the embryo to the uterus -- can ensure a healthy baby during IVF, a study...

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