New Delhi: It is no secret that adolescents who identify as LGBTQ often face victimisation and bullying because of their sexual and/or gender identity. A recent study suggests that high percentages of LGBTQ youth are also teased and bullied because of their body weight.
New Delhi: A new study now has identified a measurable indicator that could prove instrumental in the fight against HIV. George Mason University's Yuntao Wu focused on Cofilin, a key protein that regulates cells to mobilise and fight against infection.
New Delhi: A new study, published in Experimental Physiology by researchers from the University of Glasgow, has highlighted several of the positive health effects of short duration, high-intensity resistance exercise training programme in overweight men.
London: Trained dogs have the potential to vastly improve the quality of life of people living with Type 1 diabetes by helping them regulate their blood sugar in a non-invasive way, according to a study.
New Delhi: Women belonging to low-income households face difficulty in accessing basic sanitary supplies, a recent study suggests. While access to menstrual hygiene products has been generating attention in the developing world, low-income women and girls struggle to afford period supplies and often resort to making do with cloth, rags, paper towels, or even children's diapers during their monthly cycles.
Turns out, the drugs taken during the treatment of breast cancer have some side effects that impact the brain. Published in the Journal of Neuroscience, the research established the common marmoset as an important non-human primate model for studying the effects of estrogen-reducing treatments on the nervous system.
Do you have an obsession for sugary beverages like sodas, mocktails and concoctions? If so, there might be some alarming news for you! High consumption of sweet beverages is linked to development of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) over time.
New Delhi: According to a research from Linkoping University, Sweden, spinach is the best way to obtain the antioxidant lutein. High levels of lutein are found in dark green vegetables, and researchers at the university have compared different ways of preparing fresh spinach in order to maximise the levels of lutein in finished food.
Washington: A study has observed that maternal diabetes can lead to fetal heart development of the child. Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common birth defect, and even with remarkable advances in care, it remains the leading cause of non-infectious death in infants.
New Delhi: Though motherhood is the most divine feeling for every woman, women who have given birth have greater chance of developing heart disease and stroke than those who had never given birth, as per the findings of a new study, which appeared in the journal European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
New Delhi: Mothers-to-be, take note! According to a study, pregnant women are at greater risk of complications from flu. The findings, published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, also stated that even extremely obese people are at high risk of the complications.
New Delhi: A new research suggests that adding hazelnuts to your daily diet could bode well for long-term health. The new study, administered by the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University and published in ‘The Journal of Nutrition’, found that older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for 16 weeks significantly improved their levels of two key micronutrients.
New Delhi: With the freezing temperature outside and our bodys reluctance to shed off those extra layers of fat, we tend to not give a thought to stay fit and healthy. But experts have a few tips on how to stay fit in this cozy yet lazy season.
New Delhi: Around 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick each year and need speacialised care to survive, reveals a new report by a global coalition that includes United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO).
Washington: According to a recent study, patients who underwent physical therapy soon after being diagnosed with pain in the shoulder, neck, low back or knee were approximately 7 to 16 percent less likely to use opioids in the subsequent months.
It's widely assumed that people have rose-tinted glasses on when they consider their own personality, according to a recent study, that's not entirely true. The research suggests that when it comes to self-assessment, people have a pretty good grip on their own personalities.
New York: Are you suffering from neck, back and shoulder pain? If so, visiting a physical therapist early can reduce the consumption of opioids that can lead to their abuse as well as other health complications, suggests a study.
Washington: Turns out, world's oldest monkeys - the Rhesus macaque - could be prompted to produce neutralizing antibodies against one strain of HIV that resembles the resilient viral form that most commonly infects people.
New Delhi: Exercising four hours before going to bed does not have a negative effect on sleep. Even among sleep researchers, it is a widely held belief that sleep quality can be improved by avoiding exercise in the evening.
London: Owing to discrimination and stigma associated with sexual minorities, depressive symptoms are more common among those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, not exclusively heterosexual, or not sure of their sexual orientation from age 10, and continue throughout their early adulthood, say researchers.
It's not just the right sleepwear that plays an important role to experience uninterrupted sleep, bedtime is also the perfect instance to take immense care of your luscious locks and skin and to rejuvenate from the harm caused by the pollution around you.
As you start ageing, skin may begin to sag as a consequence of a natural loss and weakening of collagen and elastin. However keeping in mind a few basic steps can help you in getting rid of the sagging skin.