How binge drinking causes lasting brain changes in teens

Washington PTI  Feb 7:  Heavy drinking in adolescence has lasting effects on the brain wiring, and may increase the risk of psychological problems and alcohol use disorder later in life, say scientists, including one of Indian origin.

Researchers at the University of Illinois in the US have shown that some…

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Pregnant women are risking their lives to bring people tea

New Delhi, 7 February – For every 100,000 live births in Assam state, 237 women die — making this the most dangerous place in the country to give birth, according to government figures for the 2014-16 period.
 The situation has improved in recent years, falling from 480 per 100,000…

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Oolong tea extracts help combat breast cancer: Study

New York Jan 29:   If you are a tea lover then there is good news for you as a team of researchers have found that oolong tea extracts can have many health benefits apart from preventing breast cancer.

Oolong tea is a type of Chinese tea which has benefits for…

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Over 2,500 tested positive for swine flu in India, 77 deaths reported

New Delhi Jan 25:  Over 2,500 people tested positive and at least 77 deaths were reported due to swine flu across the country till Thursday, with Rajasthan accounting for nearly 60 per cent of the cases.

According to a data issued by the government, 2,572 swine flu cases…

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