Sitting too long hazardous to your health

ISLAMABAD, Jul 31:  Sitting too long may be hazardous to your health, even if you exercise regularly, Australian researchers report. A new study found that...

House dust making children fat

ISLAMABAD, Jul 30: Chemicals typically found in house dust could trigger a key receptor which is linked to obesity, scientists have discovered. The substance, found...

Weight loss surgery ‘cures half of type-2 diabetes cases’

Islamabad, September 06: Weight loss surgery cures half of patients with type-2 diabetes, for at least five years, a study suggests.   According to Foreign TV...

Bionic eye implant world first

ISLAMABAD, Jul 23: surgeons in Manchester have performed the first bionic eye implant in a patient with the most common cause of sight loss...

Brazil Zika outbreak: More babies born with birth defects

Brasilia, Jan.21: New figures from Brazil show a further rise in the number of babies born with abnormally small heads to mothers infected with...

Newborns die after being sent home with drug-dependent mothers

London, Dec.13: Brayden Cummings turned 6 weeks old the morning his mother suffocated him. High on methamphetamine, Xanax and the methadone prescribed to help her...

Milk as healthy choice depends on individual, type of milk being consumed

ISLAMABAD, Jul 14:  Whether milk is actually a healthy choice depends on the individual and type of milk being consumed. Some milk is high...

Young fathers at highest risk of death in middle age

ISLAMABAD, Aug 5:  Men who become fathers before the age of 25 may be at higher risk of death in middle age, according to...

7 ways you lie to yourself about your weight

ISLAMABAD, Aug 16: Your bathroom scale doesn't lie about your weight—but you might be fibbing to yourself. People tend to subtract a few pounds...

Obesity accelerates aging of the liver, researchers find using novel biological aging clock

Los Angeles, Oct 11: Using a recently developed biomarker of aging known as an epigenetic clock, UCLA researchers working closely with a German team...