Does C-section raise child obesity risk?

Given that childhood obesity and cesarean delivery rates have surged over the last few decades, an intriguing new research suggests the two might be related. According to experts, babies born via C-section were two times likely to be overweight and obese as children and teens than those delivered vaginally. Though surgical delivery has been linked to...

Contaminated school lunch kills 22 kids in Bihar

At least 22 children died and more than two dozen are undergoing medical intervention after eating a free school lunch that was tainted with insecticide, said officials Wednesday. The tragedy took place at an elementary school in Dahrmasati Gandawan village at Mashrakh block, about 25 km from Chhapra in the state of Bihar. The children, between...

Morning-after pills not effective in obese women

Morning-after pill may come across as a handy contraceptive. Although the emergency contraceptive pill promises to prevent unwanted pregnancies, but it may not be effective in doing so in heavier women, researchers have found. The latest packing of the Norlevo, the emergency contraceptive pill developed by an European manufacturer, will now carry a caution sign...

Go ahead snooze! Skimping on sleep can hurt health!

“Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together”—Thomas Dekker. A good night's sleep is one of life's real pleasures and unfortunately a luxury that tends to fall to the bottom of everyone’s priorities. Countless studies have established that at least seven hours of sleep is essential for optimal functioning of mind,...

Sc refuses to stay on the 36 hr rule regarding the objectionable content

The Supreme Court on Friday justified rules that were framed by the Centre mandating websites to remove objectionable posts that are there online within 36 hours from networking sites after receiving a complaint and refused to stay it. A bench of justices H L Gokhale and J Chelameswar said, "A holistic view needs to be...

Grab that orange, it’s a solution to many of your health issues.

Luscious beautiful oranges are not just good in taste but also good for your health. Including them in your diet can help us get rid of many health related issues. With an introduction of the superfruits, don’t you think you are missing out on our original orange? This exotic fruit is a key to...

Tired of battling wrinkles? Reduce signs of aging with natural remedies!

Wrinkles may look good on a cute little shar-pei puppy, but never on a woman’s face! Problem is, while the wrinkles loosen and spread out on these puppies as they mature they only deepen for women with age. Unfortunately, wrinkles are something that cannot be avoided because they are the inevitable effect of...

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