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Iftar treats to enjoy this Ramadan

New Delhi: "Ramadan is, in its essence, a month of humanist spirituality," observes Swiss philosopher Tariq Ramadan. Ramadan or Ramzan is marked with unique rituals...

Brisk walk may help keep Alzheimer’s at bay

New York: Taking a brisk walk or engaging in other moderate-intensity physical activities may help slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease, says a...

‘Good’ fat diet may reduce bowel disease symptom

New York : A "good" high fat diet may lead to specific changes in gut bacteria that could fight harmful inflammation and reduce symptoms...

Body-image awareness improves teen-health

Washington DC: Dear parents, here's another reason why you should encourage your kid to stay fit and healthy. According to a recent study, body...

Banned drugs in food supplement major challenge: FSSAI

New Delhi: The FSSAI on Thursday said presence of doping substances in food supplements posed a major challenge and efforts were needed to save...

Parkinson’s may partly be an autoimmune disease: Study

New York: In what could confirm a century-old suspicion, researchers have found the first direct evidence that autoimmunity -- in which the immune system...
Air Pollution leads up Heart Attack, Risk of stroke arises

Can your blood group predict heart attack risk?

New Delhi: India is presently witnessing nearly two million heart attacks annually. A heart attack (clinically known as myocardial infarction) is the permanent damage...

Researchers find cause for irritable bowel syndrome

Washington: Australian researchers have recently discovered that exhaustion of the immune system is linked to a specific type of an intestinal disorder causing pain...

Coffee lovers, rejoice. Six cups can improve nose and throat surgeries

Washington: Coffee lovers, now is your chance to celebrate. Researchers have recently improved the accuracy of a scanner used to map the skull of...

Late bedtime linked to less control over OCD symptoms: Study

New Delhi: People who go to bed late appear to have less control over their obsessive thoughts, according to results of a small study....

African plant extract could treat Alzheimer’s disease

London : Raising hope for a novel treatment for Alzheimer's disease, researchers have found that a plant extract used for centuries in traditional medicine...

Grape compounds may help fight colon cancer: study

New york: Compounds found in grapes can kill colon cancer cells and may lead to novel treatments to prevent the deadly disease, according to...

Risk of infection higher for obese patients after bypass surgery

Washington: Obese patients have much higher odds of developing an infection soon after heart bypass surgery, according to a recent study. The University of Alberta...

Changing diet may treat autism

Beijing : Altering the make-up of bacteria in the gut through diet, pro-and prebiotic supplements, faecal matter transplants or antibiotics might reduce the symptoms...

Phone snubbed people at high risk of stress, depression: study

Washington: People who are phone snubbed – or “phubbed” – by others face higher levels of stress and depression, and turn to smartphones and...

Nobel prize for discovery of mechanism of fasting

One of the obligatory duties of a Muslim is observing fast throughout the month of Ramadan. Islam is scientific, whose every practice has a...

New ultrasound scoring system to cut unnecessary thyroid biopsies

Washington: With many Americans undergoing needless thyroid biopsies, a team of experts has framed new clinical guidelines that would go a long way toward...

Acupuncture, a safe alternative to painkillers in emergency departments

Washington: Getting jabbed with tiny needles in emergency departments is as safe and effective as popping painkillers for some patients, according to a recent...

85% diabetics see amputations in their lifetime

Mumbai : Eighty-five per cent of diabetics see amputations in their lifetime due to lack of appropriate treatment, data released during a national conference...

New therapy could help reduce depression in chronic pain patients

Washington: A team of researchers has suggested that acceptance and commitment therapy for eight-weeks can significantly reduced the symptoms of depression and anxiety in...

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