Category: Health

Here’s how sleep, mood affect older adults

Washington: A new research now finds another reason why sleep, mood and stress are important. According to researchers, they affect…

Lower obesity rates linked with public transportation use, study shows

Washington D.C.: A new study now shows that public transportation systems not only provide numerous economic benefits for a community,…

Want to stay healthy? Try vegan diet

Washington: Here's some news for all foodies out there. It turns out that going vegan might have multiple health benefits…

Hyderabad: Swine flu claims two lives

Hyderabad: Two persons died of swine flu out of the 16 people who have been tested positive for the infection…

Controlling blood pressure reduces cognitive impairment risk

New York: Intensive control of blood pressure in older people significantly reduced the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI),…

Cycling, treadmill workstations promote health and cut stress

Toronto: Want to improve health, reduce stress and boost productivity of your employees? Try active workstations like cycling and treadmill…

Don’t suppress sneeze; it may leave you with this rare and dangerous medical condition

In order to avoid embarrassment in public, we often suppress a sneeze. But the habit is very harmful than we…

Oolong tea extracts help combat breast cancer: Study

New York: If you are a tea lover then there is good news for you as a team of researchers…

Tongue bacteria could help identify patients with early-stage pancreatic cancer

Washington: The different types of bacteria living on the tongue can distinguish patients with early pancreatic cancers from healthy individuals,…

Persistent sore throat could be warning for larynx cancer

Washington: A new research now suggests that GPs should consider larynx cancer when patients report a persistent sore throat, particularly…

Women twice as likely to suffer from severe depression after stroke: Study

Washington: A new study, published Tuesday in the European Journal of Neurology has found that women are twice as likely…

Good news for burn victims, artificial skin could help them ‘feel’

Washington: A research paper now suggests that a new type of sensor could lead to artificial skin that someday helps…

Here are the foods that naturally detoxify your liver

The liver, an organ which detoxifies various metabolites, synthesizes proteins and produces biochemicals necessary for digestion. Its other roles in…

Injecting drugs may up bacterial heart infections: Study

Toronto: People who inject drugs may have a significant increase in the risk of infective endocarditis, a serious infection of…

Poor sleep may up Alzheimer’s in elderly

New York: Poor sleep among older adults has been associated with Alzheimer's, suggesting that good sleep habits may help preserve…

Poor sleep may up Alzheimer’s in elderly

New York: Poor sleep among older adults has been associated with Alzheimer's, suggesting that good sleep habits may help preserve…

Drug injection may cause substantial rise in bacterial heart infections

Washington: A new study now finds that people who inject drugs have a significant increase in the risk of infective…

Hens that lay human proteins in eggs may help in future drug production

Washington: Chickens that have been genetically modified to produce human proteins in eggs can offer a cost-effective method of producing…

CBSE likely to add Health Science as new subject

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to start a new subject -- Health Science, related…

An egg a day might reduce risk of heart disease: Study

Washington: A new study conducted in China finds that eating an egg a day may lower risk of cardiovascular disease.…