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Women are smarter than men of the same age; here’s why

Study shows that women's brains stay sharper longer than men of the same age Time wears differently on women's and men's brains. While the brain tends...

Doctor Facebook may be able to detect depression

Depression often goes unnoticed. Researchers are turning to Facebook to find symptoms Depression is one of the most poorly managed and often undiagnosed afflictions. This...

Air pollution can reduce verbal, maths scores: study

New Chinese study shows verbal score reductions are more in males than females Delhi may be enjoying its healthiest air quality in several years (according...

Common diabetes drug could help smokers in quitting tobacco

Metformin has, in the past also been shown to help treat dementia and some cancersThe most commonly used diabetes drug may help people who are...

India leads in antibiotic use, it’s a resistance red flag

New study reveals antibiotic use in India doubled between 2000 and 2015Antibiotic consumption in India has increased the fastest in the southeast Asian region,...

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Celebrity fat-shaming increases negative attitude towards weight gain in women

Celebrity fat-shaming incidents increase womens’ anti-fat attitude, finds new study Celebrities, particularly female celebrities, are routinely criticized about their appearance, also called celebrity "fat-shaming". Although these...

Diabetes during pregnancy doubles risk of disease in children  

Children of mothers who had diabetes during pregnancy are at increased risk of developing diabetes before the age of 22 years Children of mothers who...

Hand hygiene initiative reduces hospital infections in Australia

The National Hand Hygiene Initiative reduced infections in 132 hospitals in the country Since its implementation in 2009, the National Australian Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI)...