Aishwarya Rai hopes people get more aware around cancer

Mumbai, Oct 17 : Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who supported a Women’s Cancer Initiative (WCI) event here, says people generally need to be more aware about the disease as early detection can give them a better chance at a cure. Aishwarya interacted with the media when she supported WCI’s Soul Stirrings event, hosted by Tata […]

Nutrition more important than exercise for bone strength

New York, Oct 17 : Looking at mineral supplementation and exercise in mice, researchers have found that nutrition has a greater impact on bone mass and strength than exercise. In the study, even after the exercise training stopped, the mice retained bone strength gains as long as they ate a mineral-supplemented diet, Xinhua reported. “The […]

Canada legalises sale, use of cannabis

Ottawa, Oct 17 : Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis. The nationwide market for cannabis opened Wednesday at midnight amid lingering questions about the impact on health, the law and public safety, the BBC reported. Shops in the province of Newfoundland, the most easterly time […]

Canada legalises sale, use of cannabis

Ottawa, Oct 17 : Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis. The nationwide market for cannabis opened Wednesday at midnight amid lingering questions about the impact on health, the law and public safety, the BBC reported. Shops in the province of Newfoundland, the most easterly time […]

UN launches workplace mental health strategy

United Nations, Oct 17 : The UN has launched a strategy to deal with workplace mental health issues and ways to maintain well-being of its staff by dealing with the stigma attached to it. UN staff struggling with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder or other circumstances have reported feeling isolated and ashamed, with no-one to […]

New homeopathy institute to offer PG courses in seven disciplines: Ayush Ministry

New Delhi, Oct 16 : The Centre will come up with a new homeopathy institute in the national capital which will offer post-graduate courses in seven disciplines, ministry of Ayush said on Tuesday. “The intake of PG students will be seven students per department per academic year. The intake of PhD students will be 10 […]