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Screen time has little impact on teen well-being: study

A higher amount of screen time - which may involve gaming, or watching TV - before bedtime may not have a direct impact on...

Keep the cat indoors, scientists intervene

At least one running argument among cat lovers is now over: Whiskers, Lucy and Tigger are definitely better off staying indoors, scientists reported Wednesday (17...

Baby born to three parents in Greece

A team of Greek and Spanish doctors announced Thursday (11 April) the birth of a baby using DNA from three people after a controversial...

Major study debunks health benefits of moderate drinking

Blood pressure and stroke risk rise steadily the more alcohol people drink, and previous claims that one or two drinks a day might protect...

Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry making mental health documentary for Apple

Oprah Winfrey and Britain's Prince Harry have teamed up to produce an Apple documentary next year aimed at raising awareness of mental health. Harry, who...

Gilead wins India patent for blockbuster Hepatitis drug

India has granted a patent to US pharmaceutical giant Gilead for a blockbuster Hepatitis C drug, in a U-turn activists said could potentially stop...

Anushka Arora turns naturally candid

  Defying stereotypes surrounding South Asian women, vivacious presenter, Anushka Arora is the epitome of today’s modern South Asian woman. Ever since she was 18, Anushka...

Aircraft noise linked to higher risk of heart disease and stroke

EXPOSUR to high levels of aircraft noise near busy international airports has been linked to a higher risk of heart disease and strokes in...

Feeling short makes people prone to paranoia

  PEOPLE who experience social situations from a lower height - in other words short people - are more prone to feelings of paranoia, inferiority...

TVs, cars, computers linked to obesity in poor nations

  IN LOW-INCOME countries, people with cars, televisions and computers at home are far more likely to be obese than people with no such conveniences,...