If a girl's maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, the girl is 67 per cent more likely to display certain traits linked to autism, such as poor social communication skills and repetitive behaviours, says a study.
Practicing yoga may enhance mood and reduce pain in women affected by menstrual distress associated with physical and psychological symptoms, says a study.
Drinking iced tea may increase risk of cholera in endemic countries because Vibrio cholerae, the bacteria which spreads the disease, might be present in ice as well, suggests new research from Vietnam.
Women who live in areas with a high level of air pollution may be at increased risk of developing dense breasts -- a well-established risk factor for breast cancer, a study of nearly 280,000 US women said.
CHICAGO — Losing and regaining weight repeatedly may be dangerous for overweight heart patients, a study suggests.Heart attacks, strokes and death were more common in patients whose weight changed the most over four years.
“On Internet and various WhatsApp groups, many people are circulating unsubstantiated information on causes of breast cancer. And, a lot of that is sheer myth.”