Family structure plays vital role in determining child’s obesity rates

Is childhood obesity caused only by lack of physical activity and improper diet? This myth was broken by the latest study conducted in Rice University and the University of Houston. According to the new study, family structure of the child plays an important role in determining the child's body weight. The overall development of...

Dog owner’s beware!! Your pooch may raise your household germs

Are you a dog owner? If yes, beware of the germs your best pal is bringing home. According to a latest study, home pets bring along several germs and bacteria which you may be totally unaware off. A new research conducted by the researchers of the North Carolina State University and the University of...

Chemicals in plastics cause high B.P in children

Beware of the chemical compounds in the daily used plastics!! According to a recent study, the chemicals present in the plastics we use everyday could cause high B.P conditions among children and infants. The chemical compound called DEHP(di-2-ethyhexylphthalate) is present in many plastic, processed and packed foods, exposure to which causes significant metabolic and...