This is one study we will never get tired of hearing about. Now an American study has found that tea drinkers enjoying a daily cuppa could be 35% less likely to suffer a heart attack or another major cardiovascular event over the course of their lives.

The process of ageing begins even before we are born, researchers say, adding that providing mothers with antioxidants during pregnancy may help their offspring to age more slowly in adulthood. Researchers from University of Cambridge in the UK used rats to model pregnancy and foetal development.

Not sleeping enough makes you gluttonous, encouraging you to overeat and make poor food choices, a new study has found.

As Indians grapple with the issue of intolerance and violence, genetic experts are opening up the hoary discussion on whether genetic makeup can predispose people towards anti-social behaviour. We are back to the debate on nature versus nurture.

Home remedies have been an integral part of Indian culture for a long time. However, these days, herbalists and naturopaths from around the world are streamlining a specific category of herbs that are often used for home remedies.

A new survey has shown that world over women use as many as 5,000 euphemisms while talking about menstruation, as the topic is still a taboo in many countries. Hence, phrases such ‘having the painters in’, ‘shark week’, ‘on the rag’ and Bloody Mary are regular usages.

A pooled analysis by researchers at Masonic Cancer Centre, University of Minnesota in US, which covered 13 studies, using data from the Childhood Leukaemia International Consortium (CLIC), has concluded that children born by pre-labour caesarean delivery may have a higher risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) -- a cancer of the white blood cells.

You’ve heard several people tell you to cut down your coffee intake because it is addictive. Now, listen to this--a new study has found that regular consumption of coffee may reduce the risk of liver cirrhosis by 44 per cent and may nearly halve the risk of dying from the disease.

Too much of anything is bad, goes the old adage. Sadly, that could be true of exercise as well. A new study has shown that high level of intense exercise could harm your heart.

It is well known that consuming too much salt is linked to high blood pressure. Now, a new study suggests it may also lead to liver damage in adults and developing embryos.