Kids born of diabetic mothers at heart risk: Study(12:30) London, Dec 5 (IANS) Children of mothers with diabetes have increased rates of early onset cardiovascular disease or CVD (conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels) from childhood up to the age of 40, the researchers have warned.
Sri Lanka to launch green projects to protect ecosystem(12:20) Colombo, Dec 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka's new interim government will launch green projects in the island country as part of a mega beautification programme to maintain the ecosystem, parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa said on Thursday.
Delhi's air 'very poor', AQI crosses 300 mark(11:54) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The air quality of the national capital remained 'very poor' for the second consecutive day on Thursday and is likely to further deteriorate to 'severe' category in some parts of the city on Friday.
Just tied the knot and don't fancy a pregnancy(11:06) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANSlife) Contraceptive or birth control pill are fraught with numerous myths and deep concerns about their side effects, especially regarding the possibilities of conceiving in the future or the development of cancer.
Arunachal CM concerned at decrease of state's wetland areas(23:50) Itanagar, Dec 4 (IANS) Voicing concern over the reported decrease in the area of wetlands in Arunachal Pradesh in the last ten years, Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday stressed on the need for conservation and management through a proper policy.
Social media use linked to eating disorder in children(17:02) Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) Parents, take a note. Researchers have found that excessive use of social media, particularly platforms with a strong focus on image posting and viewing such as Snapchat and Instagram, is associated with eating disorder in young adolescents.
India saw 28% reduction in malaria cases last year: WHO(17:02) New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Of the 11 countries with the worlds highest malaria burdens, India was one of only two countries to reduce malaria cases between 2017 and 2018, achieving a 28 per cent reduction in such cases, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report.
India ranked fifth vulnerable to climate change(16:36) Madrid, Dec 4 (IANS) The escalating consequences of climate change are now hitting both rich and poor countries, a report published on Wednesday said. India was ranked fifth vulnerable globally.
AIIMS Resident Doctors Association warns against fee hike(15:54) New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday warned the institute's administration against hiking the tuition fee and raising user charges for patients.
New tests show no asbestos in baby powder: Johnson & Johnson(15:06) Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday reaffirmed that its baby powder is safe and free of asbestos after a comprehensive investigation into the United States Food and Drug Administration's (USFDA) earlier finding of sub-trace levels of asbestos in samples from a single bottle of Johnson's baby powder.
Punjab partners with WEF for e-mobility(14:22) Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) To combat the growing problem of environmental pollution, the Punjab government has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to design a public-private pilot project on shared, clean and electric mobility, it was announced on Wednesday.
11 killed as typhoon Kammuri hits Philippines(12:42) Manila, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed, while hundreds of thousands were evacuated as typhoon Kammuri pounded large parts of Philippines, bringing heavy rains and high velocity winds and damaging a number of properties, officials said on Wednesday.
Half of world joins coalition for climate action(12:30) Madrid, Dec 4 (IANS) As parties from the globe are meeting in this Spanish capital for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25), the Co-Chairs of the NDC Partnership on Wednesday announced that its membership has reached a major milestone.