Category: Health

Eat right to lose those extra inches

WASHINGTONIAN: Aiming to lose weight? According to a study, choosing the wrong meal (no matter the quantity) can leave you…

Caffeine may help individuals with kidney ailments live longer

Washington: Turns out, consuming more caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease. In…

Unsaturated fats, such as olive oil can prevent heart diseases

NEW DELHI: Turns out, food high in unsaturated fat may protect against cardiovascular diseases. Levels of ApoA-IV increase after the…

Genes determine how heart rate responds to exercise

Washington: When people exercise, their heart rate and blood pressure increase. However, the magnitude of this is different for different…

Dairy consumption linked to lower rates of cardiovascular diseases

Washington: Turns out, dairy consumption can lower the rates of cardiovascular disease and mortality, compared to lower levels of consumption.…

Here’s how mood swings, brain signals are related

Washington: Turns out, mood variations can be decoded from neural signals in the human brain, a process that has not…

Indian-American researcher awarded $6.5Mn to identify cancer biomarkers

Washington: The US National Cancer Institute has give the "Outstanding Investigator Award" to Professor Arul Chinnaiyan, from the University of…

Back pain linked to risky behaviours in teenagers: Study

Sydney: Does your adolescent son or daughter suffer from back pain often? Beware, he or she may be more likely…

Several benefits of including dates in your diet

Dates Scientifically called Phoenix dactylifera, the date fruit is believed to have originated in Iraq. Dates are the fruit of…

Neutralising antibodies offers hope for HIV vaccine

London: Researchers are in the process of discovering the factors responsible for the production of antibodies that do not just…

Body clock key to better asthma treatment: Study

London: The human body clock could have a significant impact on the way doctors are able to diagnose and treat…

Teens experiencing back pain linked to substance abuse

Washington D.C.: Adolescents who experience back pain are more likely to frequently smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, and report problems like…

Dengue – A continuing global threat

New Delhi: Dengue fever is a painful, debilitating mosquito-borne disease caused by dengue viruses. Each year, an estimated 400 million…

HIV and AIDS Act 2017 comes into force

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has announced implementation of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired…

Here’s how Zika virus strips immune cells of their identity

Washington D.C. [USA]: A recent study has noted that Zika virus infects the very cells that are supposed to protect…

Novel device to improve diagnosis of dizziness

London: Researchers have developed a new vibrating device using bone conduction technology, that can identify the causes of dizziness. Half…

Acute critical illness raises risk of kidney complications

Washington: People with acute critical illness have an increased risk of kidney complications and death, finds a study. "Patients with…

Are sepsis patients at higher risk of stroke?

Washington: Patients with sepsis face higher risk of strokes and heart attacks in the first four weeks after hospital discharge,…

Is increasing temperature raising childhood viral infection rates?

Washington: Turns out, hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood viral infection that mostly affects in warmer…

There is need to talk about sexuality after stroke: Study

Washington: A recent study has found that stroke survivors struggle to openly discuss sexuality, while health professionals rarely address the…