Health

A compound found in green tea and apples can help reduce the risk of heart attacks and cancer, says a new research. Polyphenols in green tea and apples block a key molecule which in the body can trigger atherosclerosis and is a target for some anti-cancer drugs, the findings showed....

When we see an attractive person, it activates an internal craving or urge for sex known as "spontaneous desire" which should not be called sex desire at all, new research by a Massachusetts-based leading psychologist and author has revealed....

In a first such study that focuses on how women experience sex after having babies, US researchers have revealed that more time in the bedroom after delivery may be a survival strategy to keep the relationships with their partners alive and well....

A new research suggests that fenofibrate - a common drug used to control cholesterol levels in patients - activates the same receptors as cannabis and may become a viable treatment option for relieving pain, stimulating appetite, reducing nausea and preventing depression....

In a world's first, researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and North Carolina State University have developed an unpowered ankle exoskeleton that reduces the metabolic cost of walking by approximately seven percent - thus helping individuals walk using less energy....

Love to watch late-night TV or chat with your girlfriend till the wee hours? You may run a greater risk of developing diabetes than early risers despite getting equal amount of sleep, a new study warns....

An Indian-origin woman here will receive an international award for her work in the healthcare sector for women and refugees, becoming the first Singaporean to get the prestigious biennial prize. ...

Daily coffee may help reduce beta amyloid levels -- plaque accumulation in the brain -- as a means to prevent, treat and slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease, finds promising research by a team led by an Indian-origin scientist....