Health

Individuals who visit natural spaces weekly, and feel psychologically connected to them, report better physical and mental wellbeing, according to a new study. Alongside the benefits to public health, those who make weekly nature visits, or feel connected to nature, are also more likely to behave in ways which ...

With two Indians confirmed to have been infected with the deadly coronavirus aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Yokohama in Japan, the Centre on Thursday has assured all assistance. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday that the Indian embassy ...

With maternal factors, such as breast milk, having been shown to affect a baby's development, now researchers have found that the carbohydrate, the oligosaccharide 2'FL, found in breast milk enhances cognitive development. In this cohort study of 50 mothers and their babies, the researchers analysed ...

Gay and bisexual men are more likely to suffer skin cancer than straight men, according to a study. According to the researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in the US, rates of skin cancer were higher among gay and bisexual men compared to heterosexual ...

The coronavirus outbreak in China is disrupting the global technology sector (hardware, electronic manufacturing services providers and semiconductor companies), as operations in the world's largest technology manufacturing hub are threatened, said Standard and Poor's (S&P) report on Thursday. ...

Want a healthier future? Your partner may help as researchers have found that those who are optimistic contribute to the health of their partners, staving off the risk factors leading to Alzheimer's disease, dementia and cognitive decline as they grow old together....

Every person who has been entering Goa after visiting China is being tracked and the state has created two separate isolation facilities with 25 beds to quarantine coronavirus patients, Health minister Vishwajit Rane said on Monday. ...