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London: A mother's intake of folic acid supplements throughout pregnancy may boost psychological benefits in children, a study has shown. Folic acids can also be obtained from food sources such as lentils, dried beans, peas, nuts, avocado, dark green vegetables...
London: Want to improve your bone health? Running -- a high-intensity and weight-bearing physical activity -- for just one to two minutes each day may help you, new research shows. The findings showed that women who on an average did 60-120...
Khumtai, Assam: With a broken spine, 58-year-old Mridul Hazarika lies helpless in a small raft as his hut remains inundated in flood waters in Assam's Balidua village of Khumtai, 390 km from Guwahati. By his side is Reena Hazarkia,...
By Anuradha Nagaraj Chennai: Measuring flour, whisking eggs and folding batter, K Asma forgets the deep scars that run down her face and neck as she bakes cupcakes in an upscale cafe in Chennai. Four years ago, Asma poured kerosene on...
Toronto: Smallpox, a deadly viral disease long thought to have appeared in human populations thousands of years ago in ancient India, Egypt and China, may actually have emerged in more recent times, a new study suggests. The pathogen that caused...
Bhubaneswar: The Voice for Child Rights in Odisha (VCRO), in collaboration with Child Rights and You (CRY), a leading child rights organisation, launched a campaign to address the issue of child health and malnutrition in five tribal districts of...
Over 11 crore adolescents across the country will be given iron and folic acid supplements to reduce nutritional anaemia - a condition in which there is a deficiency of the Oxygen carrier haemoglobin in the blood - under a programme...
Bangkok: Even as Asia makes clear strides in taming hunger and famine, the rapidly modernising continent needs to focus more on diversifying its diet or risk failing to quell malnutrition, with milk having the potential to help, the UN...
New York: Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are likely to carry the symptoms as young adults and even into their mid-20s, suggests a finding. The study found that the way attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is diagnosed can lead to different...
The findings showed that brain regions that respond more strongly to the mother's voice extend beyond regions of hearing.

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