Delhi shivers at 3 degrees C, cold wave continues

New Delhi, Dec 30:  The residents of national capital continued to battle a long-lasting cold wave as they woke up to a chilly Sunday morning. The mercury dipped to 3 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average.

The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 21 degrees…

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Sugar-sweetened beverages linked to kidney disease risk: Study

New York, Dec 29 A pattern of higher collective consumption of sweetened fruit drinks, soda and water was associated with a higher likelihood of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD), researchers warned.

It was surprising for the researchers to see water as a component of this beverage pattern that was linked…

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Women with slim hips may develop diabetes, heart attacks

London, Dec 28 While putting on weight is dangerous for health, women who have slim hips could be at risk of diabetes and heart attacks, finds a new research.

The study showed that putting on weight around the hips is actually safer than accumulation around the belly or around other…

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Here's how to care for your eyes during winter

London, Dec 26 Retaining moisture can help combat dryness to the eyes during winter season, says an opthalmologist.

Dry, itchy eyes are a common problem in the winter due to low humidity.

“On average, the humidity drops in the winter with the cold weather,” Marissa Locy, an instructor in the…

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Fog disrupts air, rail traffic in Delhi; air quality 'severe'

New Delhi, Dec 25 :  It was a cold foggy Tuesday morning in the national capital with visibility dropping to 50 metres affecting flight schedule and causing cancellation of over 300 trains.

The air quality in Delhi-NCR remained ‘severe’ for the fourth consecutive day as high humidity, low wind speed…

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