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...

Eating red meat can cause bowel cancer

ISLAMABAD, Jul 29: Scientists believe they may have discovered why eating red meat is linked to higher chances of bowel cancer. The pigment that gives...

Tiny magnetic beads a new treatment to unblock arteries

ISLAMABAD, Jul 28: Tiny magnetic beads that move through the blood and 'drill' through blocked arteries could be a new treatment for heart disease. Arteries...

Low nicotine cigarettes don’t help smokers to stop smoking

ISLAMABAD, Jul 27: Low nicotine cigarettes alone don't help smokers quit over the long term, a new study finds. "We don't know that very low-nicotine...

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...

Fatherhood makes you fat

ISLAMABAD, Jul 22: A regular 6-foot-tall man living with his child gained an average of 4.4 pounds, after being a father for the first...

Poverty hinders kids brain development

ISLAMABAD, Jul 21:  Poverty appears to affect the brain development of children, hampering the growth of gray matter and impairing their academic performance, researchers...

Restaurant food is as unhealthy as fast food

ISLAMABAD, Jul 20: A meal in a restaurant might seem to be healthier than one eaten in a fast-food outlet, but according to a...

Usage of 68 minutes smartphone daily a sign of depressed individuals

ISLAMABAD, Jul 16: Smartphones could provide a useful way of telling when people are depressed, according to new research. Tracking the number of minutes a...