World Autism Awareness Day is being observed today across the world including Pakistan to increase people's awareness about people, especially children, with autism.
The day often features educational events for teachers, health care workers and parents, as well as exhibitions showcasing work created by children with autism.
World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) theme is "Autism: Early intervention is key "and slogan, "know the signs; Act now". … full story
India may be celebrating a milestone in its fight against polio with no new cases in the last year, but complacency should not set in as a resurgence of the infection can occur if efforts are not sustained, the WHO head in India warned on Friday.
The last case of the crippling disease was detected on January 13, 2011 in a two-year-old girl in India's West Bengal state. A full year without any new cases will mean India will no longer be "polio-endemic," … full story
Scientists claim that a natural sweetener like honey is a great way to deal with the toxic effects of a hangover.
The Royal Society of Chemistry claims that the fructose in the honey – which is also found in golden syrup – is essential to help the body break down alcohol into harmless by-products.
The reason why hangovers are painful is that alcohol is first broken down into acetaldehyde, a substance which is toxic for the body, says John Emsley … full story
If you think that cranking your music won’t cause hearing problems until years down the road, you might want to keep reading.
Turns out, listening to MP3 players can cause immediate temporary changes in your hearing sensitivity, according to a new study in the Archives of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery.
Occupational noise exposure has been linked with hearing loss, so the impact of recreational noises (like noisy sports or activities) might … full story
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