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40 children fall ill after eating ice-cream in Bihar village

40 children fall ill after eating ice-cream in Bihar village

As many as 40 children fell ill Saturday after eating ice-cream in a village in Bihar's Supaul district, officials said. Around half a dozen were admitted to hospital as their condition worsened while the others were discharged after initial treatment.

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Philippines on MERS alert: Official

Philippines on MERS alert: Official

Philippines President Benigno Aquino III has asked health authorities in the country to raise awareness among the public about the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV), Health Secretary Enrique Ona said on Saturday.

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Facebook leading women to eating disorders!

Facebook leading women to eating disorders!

Are you hooked all the time to Facebook in anticipation of another 'like'? Stop this habit as increased time on Facebook could lead women to negative body images - and possibly eating disorders later.

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Chromium supplements may not lower blood sugar

Chromium supplements may not lower blood sugar

Are you taking chromium supplement to lower your blood sugar? Prod your doctor again as an alarming research indicates that chromium is not effective at lowering fasting blood sugar in healthy individuals or diabetics.

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Have green tea to boost working memory

Have green tea to boost working memory

Have another cup of green tea after reading this, especially if you are in office. Researchers at University of Basel in Switzerland have found that green tea extract enhances the cognitive functions - in particular the working memory.

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Not all antioxidants are good to prevent cancer: Study

Not all antioxidants are good to prevent cancer: Study

New York : We all know that antioxidants are supposed to prevent DNA damage. But employing antioxidants could backfire – at least in the case of omega 6 fatty acid that have been found to promotes cancer in animal studies. In their study, researchers found that vitamin E actually increased specific damage linked to omega 6 fatty acids.  The vitamin promoted ...

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