Insecticide coating effective against mosquitoes

ISLAMABAD, Sep 1: Image caption The researchers say the new coating kills some of the most insecticide-resistant mosquitoes A new method of applying insecticide...

Flu vaccines offer about 6 months protection

ISLAMABAD, Aug 27: Flu vaccines offer moderate protection throughout most of the flu season, a new study shows. The research included more than 1,700...

After heart attack, quitting smoking boosts mental health

ISLAMABAD, Aug 26: A new study offers more evidence that quitting smoking after a heart attack is a no-brainer: Researchers found it reduces chest...

Exercise helps control irregular heartbeat

ISLAMABAD, Aug 25: Exercise appears to help control an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation in obese people, a new study finds. Australian researchers...

Sleeping with contact lenses leads to vision loss

ISLAMABAD, Aug 24: CDC finds that 99% of contact lens wearers do not wear or care for their lenses properly, increasing their risk of...

There is more to diets than salad

ISLAMABAD, Aug 20: Contrary to popular opinion, food is not the enemy when it comes to shedding pounds.  Experts say that instead of cutting down...

Margarine deadly for health

ISLAMABAD, Aug 17: Saturated fat found in butter, meat or cream is unlikely to kill you, but margarine just might, new research suggests. Although...

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...

Low-fat diets ‘better than cutting carbs’ for weight loss

ISLAMABAD, Aug 14: Scientists intensely analysed people on controlled diets by inspecting every morsel of food, minute of exercise and breath taken. Both diets...

Depression raises heart disease risk among teens

ISLAMABAD, Aug 12: Major depression and bipolar disorder put teenagers at greater risk for heart disease and should be considered as independent risk factors...