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What causes bone loss in elderly


New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Researchers have identified a mechanism that leads to bone loss in older adults, an advance that may help develop therapeutics to treat the age-associated bone loss condition. Osteoporosis -- the thinning of bone and t

Smartphone apps may help reduce depression


Sydney, Sep 23: Smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, a finding which may pave the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people with the mental disorder, researchers have confirmed. The

Restaurants add quirks to make 'fast' food 'feasty'


New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Bored of having the usual "authentic" food during the nine-day Navratri festival? Get ready for feasty "fast" treats from restaurants across Delhi-NCR, which are ready with revamped and "quirky"


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Cognitive skill development in children involves the constant building of learning skills, such as attention, memory and thought process. These crucial skills enable children to process sensory information and eventually learn to evaluate, analyze, r

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An allergy is an immune reaction to a substance in the environment called an allergen. When a child with allergies comes into contact with an allergen – either by touching it, breathing it, eating it, or having it injected – her body reac

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New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Do you know drinking habits formed in college may impact future careers? Researchers have found that heavy drinking six times a month could lower chances that a new college graduate will land a job by 10 per cent. "The

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London, Sep 21 (IANS) People with both high and low levels of magnesium -- an important electrolyte needed for proper muscle and nerve function -- in their blood may have a greater risk of developing dementia, according to a study. Magnesium is ne

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London, Sep 22 (IANS) Preterm babies have more medical sleep problems such as nocturnal movement, restlessness during the night as compared to full-term babies but they are more likely to fall asleep independently, a new study suggests. "Pret

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New York, Sep 22 Higher intake of dietary manganese -- an essential mineral found in leafy green vegetables, fruits and nuts -- could lead to infection of the heart by a bacterium, researchers warned. Staphylococcus aureus ("staph") is t

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Bengaluru, Sep 22: Cigarette butts (CBs) thrown into garbage as trash can be turned into a valuable resource for killing mosquitoes that cause malaria, a new study by an international team, including from India, has revealed. This novel metho

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Bengaluru, Sep 22: Cigarette butts (CBs) thrown into garbage as trash can be turned into a valuable resource for killing mosquitoes that cause malaria, a new study by an international team, including from India, has revealed. This novel metho

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Nailing what to wear to work is tough any time of year, but come winter it's especially difficult. When temperatures get to minus degrees, it's hard to focus on much more than just being warm. So, if you feel like it's all too often y

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New Delhi, Sept 20: This year Navratri is slated to begin from September 21. Everyone looks forward to the nine days festival and love to observe fast to purify their spirit and body. During these nine days many households all over India shun various

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Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder which leads to progressive deterioration of motor function due to loss of dopamine-producing brain cells. Most individuals with Parkinsons disease are diagnosed when they are 60 years old, with

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Chennai, Sep 22: Superstar Rajinikanth on Friday said he extends his full support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' movement, adding that "cleanliness is godliness". "I extend my full support to

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