Health

Sleep-disordered breathing linked to age acceleration: Study

Washington: Increase in the severity of sleep-disordered breathing and sleep disruption are associated with epigenetic age acceleration, recent findings suggest.…

Dietary supplements could harm your health

New York: Researchers have found that consumption of dietary supplements for weight loss, muscle building and energy leads to death,…

Master cell playing key role in fighting TB identified

New York: Researchers have identified a master cell that coordinates the body's immune response in the early days of TB…

Insufficient sleep can cause mental health issues in college students

Washington: A new study suggested that college students including athletes who are getting insufficient sleep are more likely to develop…

Islam & Science: Eating while standing ups stress, mutes taste buds

New York: Researchers have found that spending more time standing up and eating for even a few minutes prompts physical…

E-cigarette vaping harms mucus clearance, study suggests

Washington: Today, people are highly resorting to the use of e-cigarettes to quit smoking. But e-cigarette vaping does more harm…

Women LGBT at high risk of substance use

Washington: Women who find themselves in the LGBT category are at a heightened risk of drug abuse which becomes visible…

Women LGBT at high risk of substance use

Washington: Women who find themselves in the LGBT category are at a heightened risk of drug abuse which becomes visible…

Mental disorder or illness? Where to draw the line?

Washington: When it comes to mental health, differentiating mental disorders from mental illnesses has always been a tricky task. Notions…

Overweight teenagers pose risk of cardiomyopathy in adulthood: Study

Washington: If you were overweight as a teen you may develop cardiomyopathy as an adult, recent findings suggest. A study…

Parents, children can together manage weight through DRIVE curriculum

Washington: While parents generally ignore their kids' overeating, obese children have more chances of becoming an obese adult. A new…

Cell migration mechanisms leads to breast cancer spreading to bones, study finds

Washington : A recent study examined the mechanisms of cell migration which further states how breast cancer cells generate and…

Increased sleeping hours associated with lower cardiometabolic risk

Washington: While six hours of sleep is considered adequate for adults, a new study revealed that increasing the sleep duration…

White meat is just as bad for health as red beef: Study

Washington: A recent study debunked all previous theories that red meat is the only food which has a great impact…

More than 2 eggs/day deadly for your heart: Study

New York: Egg lovers please take note. Researchers have warned that eating more than two eggs daily can increase the…

Dietary supplements pose high health risks in young adults and children

Washington: Be it weight loss, muscle building or a boost in energy, people today are heavily relying on dietary supplements.…

Unsalted tomato juice cuts heart disease risk

Tokyo: Researchers have found that drinking unsalted tomato juice can lower blood pressure and cholesterol level in adults who are…

Good sleep cuts petapite for sweet, salty food

Johannesburg: A good night's sleep helps in reducing the desire for sweet and salty foods, intake of sugar and caloric…

Does “clean eating” lead to eating disorders?

Washington: "Clean eating" is perceived as highly positive by young people but this optimistic impression of "clean diet" may signal…

Brush teeth to postpone Alzheimer’s disease

Washington: A team of Norwegian scientists have discovered a connection between gum disease and Alzheimer's disease. According to the study…

Beta blockers can ease anger and stress in patients with atrial fibrillation

Washington: A new study has found respite for individuals prone to emotion-triggered atrial fibrillation (AF). It shows that psychological stress,…

Nipah: Harsh Vardhan assures Kerala of Centre’s support

New Delhi: The National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, on Tuesday confirmed that a Kerala youth being treated near Kochi…

Kerala youth tests positive for Nipah

Kochi: Kerala Health Minister K.K.Shailaja on Tuesday confirmed that the youth being treated near Kochi has tested positive for Nipah…

This molecule can combat antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Washington: A specific molecule produced by the body can fight against superbugs - a common term used today to describe…

Fathers play an important role in brain development: Study

Washington: The bigger the brain in relation to body size, the more intelligent a living organism is. However, mothers of…

High body fat associated with 4 fold increase in mortality risk in heart bypass surgery patients

Washington: New study has shown that a higher body fat mass increases the mortality in heart bypass surgery patients by…

Kerala Nipah scare: Results expected Monday later

Kochi: Kerala on Monday waited for the blood reports of a youth, suspected to be infected by the Nipah virus.…

New study shows coffee not as bad for heart as claimed in previous studies

Washington: Contradicting previous studies that claimed coffee is bad for arteries, a new study has suggested that coffee does not…

Blood transfusion during liver cancer surgery associated with increased risk of cancer recurrence

Washington: In a study, researchers have claimed that receiving a blood transfusion during liver cancer surgery (hepatocellular carcinoma) increases the…

Spending time in sunshine may decrease risk of inflammatory bowel disease

Washington: It turns out, spending an hour a day outside in the sun reduces children's risk of inflammatory bowel disease.…