Teenagers on social media and self esteem!


Teenagers use social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram to appear attractive and popular among friends, and for that they make a careful selection of photos, activities and links that they share, a new study says. They work very hard t

Sleep problems in menopause linked to hot flashes, depression


A study of middle-aged women by the University of Illinois (UI) found that sleep problems vary across the stages of menopause, yet are consistently correlated with hot flashes and depression. The UI researchers used data from the Midlife Women'

'Each year, 6 lakh newborns die within 28 days of birth in India'


New Delhi, Feb 20: A quarter of global neonatal deaths happen in India where nearly 600,000 newborns die within 28 days of their birth every year, according to a new Unicef study. The study, which found the number of newborn deaths in Ind
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Health


New Delhi, Feb 19: The budget session of the Goa assembly will be curtailed to three days owing to ill health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who is undergoing treatment at a Mumbai hospital.      Parrikar, who is being treate

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We eat salads because it helps us maintain our weight. A salad without dressing is almost unthinkable. But often your healthy bowl of greens can become unhealthy because of the oils, preservatives and flavor enhancers. Thus it defeats your purpose of

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Yes, it’s true: You can slim down by eating carbs — if you eat the nutritious ones. Even though carbs are highly controversial these days, the dietary guidelines suggest that we get about half of our calories from carbohydrates. 

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Children with below-average height may be at higher risk of suffering a stroke in adulthood, warns a new study. Researchers noted that boys and girls who are two to three inches shorter than average for their age are at increased risk of clot-rela

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Many individuals have a never-ending tiff with dry skin. Experts suggest moisturisers with natural ingredients like oatmeal that can be a saviour as it restores the skin's pH balance, preventing dry skin. Reshma Vishnani, Consultant Dermatolog

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Fathers, take note! Taking too much stress may affect the brain development of your kids, a new study has claimed. According to the researchers, the stress changes the father's sperm which can then alter the brain development of the child.

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Mumbai, Feb 18: At a time when attempts are being made to remove the taboo associated with the topic of menstrual hygiene with increased awareness, the Maharashtra government is all set to roll out its "Asmita Yojana" on the Internation

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The general condition of your living environment affects your personal productivity. Working in a clustered and messy environment has the ability to keep you distracted and in most cases and creates negative energy. While some might give excuses abou

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You know that exercise helps you stay fit and toned and can help you slim down. But that's soo not the only reason to hit the gym—it's also hugely helpful for your psyche. We rounded up the top ways that it helps your brain, not ju

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Certain asthma medication, especially the "quick-acting" relievers, may affect women's ability to conceive, warns a new study. The study of more than 5,600 women showed that asthma patients who only use these short-acting asthma reli

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Children who have undergone heart surgery as infants may risk hearing loss by the age of four, in addition to poor language skills and cognitive problems, researchers have found. Researchers discovered that around 21 per cent of 348 pre-schoolers,

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Researchers have found that fluctuations in female sex hormones can play a major role in the development of asthma and allergies. The analysis of studies involving more than 5,00,000 women highlights a link between asthma symptoms and key life cha

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