Category: Lifestyle

Eating nuts can stave off obesity risk, says study

New York: Want to shed those extra kilos? Consume nuts such as almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, walnuts and peanuts in your…

Diabetes may increase fracture risk in elderly

New york: Seniors with Type-2 diabetes are more likely to succumb to fractures than their peers without the condition, suggests…

Alzheimer’s disease looms as elderly population in India rises: Report

Mumbai: As the Indian population ages fast, the burden of Alzheimers disease will continue to increase and put additional pressure…

Eating nuts can stave off obesity risk

New York: Want to shed those extra kilos? Consume nuts such as almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, walnuts and peanuts in your…

Scientists edit genome to reveal key gene for human embryo growth

Paris: British scientists have used genome "editing" technology to reveal the role of a key gene in the early development…

From textbooks to novels: A young author’s search for success

New Delhi [India]: "Writing is more of a need for me," said Gaurav Sharma, a newbie in the world of…

Cranberries may help cut urinary tract infections, says study

London:┬áDoctors can prescribe cranberry products as the first line of defence against repeated urinary tract infections (UTIs), a study has…

Taking a break from dieting could be key to weight loss

SYDNEY: Struggling hard to lose weight even with a controlled diet? Avoid continuous dieting and take a two-week break as…

Sleep deprivation reduces depression symptoms in depressed patients

Washington: According to a recent research, sleep deprivation - typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings - rapidly reduces symptoms of…

Is moderate drinking in pregnancy ok?

Washington: Heavy drinking while pregnant is a complete no-no but what about light drinking during pregnancy? It turns out that…

Brain activity may prevent insomnia-related depression

New york :While lack of sleep is a major risk factor for depression, not everyone who tosses and turns at…

Easy hacks for healthy diet

New Delhi: Chapatis, bread, pasta or even noodles are not bad for health if they are cooked the right way,…

Smokers with HIV more at risk of lung cancer than AIDS: Study

Boston: People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy but smoke cigarettes are 10 times more likely to die…

New insulin find could pave way for better diabetes therapies

Washington: A team of researchers has come up with a new approach to high insulin levels. Diabetes is characterised by…

Nutrition amongst elderly: 7 myths debunked

New Delhi [India]: Population ageing is one of humanity's greatest success stories. But at the same time, it is also…

Let breast cancer not destroy your dream of motherhood

New Delhi [India]: Breast cancer has become significantly prevalent among many young women in the country today, as the detection…

Three most dangerous sex positions for men revealed

London [UK]: According to a new research, a group of researchers have established the three most dangerous sexual positions for…

WHO urges actions against non-communicable diseases

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) urged governments worldwide to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs) with "bolder political actions" to save…

Study finds bald men more confident, attractive

New York: Worried about losing your hair? Take heart from a study that claims that bald men are perceived as…

Beware! High BP can cause organ damage in teenagers too

New York: Is your teenage son or daughter suffering from high blood pressure? Beware, if left uncontrolled the condition can…