Category: Health

Overweight in middle age linked to low breast cancer risk

New York: While obesity has been shown to increase breast cancer risk in elderly, for younger women the opposite seems…

Drug to stop cancer from spreading developed

New York: Scientists have developed a drug compound that may freeze cancer cells and kill them, thus keeping them from…

Writing exercises may improve body image in women

New York: Women, please take note. If you are struggling with your body image, writing your blues may act as…

Mindful movement may lower stress, anxiety

New York: Taking a walk may be a good opportunity to mentally review your to-do list, but mindful movement may…

Nitric oxide inhaled during surgery can decrease kidney problems

Washington: Nitric oxide inhaled during a surgery can now decrease the risk of acute and chronic kidney problems. Administration of…

4 cups of coffee daily may boost heart functions in elderly

London: Drinking four cups of coffee daily might be a healthy addiction, especially in older adults, as it can enhance…

Anxious individuals may have better control in decision making

Washington: Turns out, highly anxious individuals apply more cognitive control when they make a risky decision as compared to less…

51 per cent people eat potatoes every day: Survey

New Delhi: It is the filling in samosas, the centre of our vada pavs, the topping on morning poha. A…

Study finds method to detect cancer in diabetic patients

Washington : Medical researchers in a recent study have identified a way to diagnose pancreatic cancer soon after a patient…

Probiotics not effective in reducing anxiety: Study

New York: If you are expecting eating yogurt, which is rich in probiotics, to reduce your anxiety, you might be…

Can weight loss reverse heart disease?

Washington: Patients with atrial fibrillation can reverse the effects of the condition by losing weight, finds a study. The University…

Human cells are first responders to repair damaged DNAs

Washington: A new study revealed that the cells are the first responders in the human body, which repairs the damaged…

Fans of yoga therapy have yet to win over doctors

Paris: Yoga practitioners often tout the unique health benefits of the ancient discipline -- from relieving stress and pain to…

Living in mountains may affect bone growth

LONDON: The place you live may have some influence on your bone growth as a new study has shown that…

This ‘smart stent’ spots narrowing of arteries

Toronto: Researchers have developed a type of "smart stent" that monitors even subtle changes in the flow of blood through…

How your toothpaste can contribute to antibiotic resistance

Sydney: A common ingredient found in toothpaste and handwash may contribute to antibiotic resistance in body, warns a new study.…

Psychological stress could cause blindness

Washington: Did you know! Psychological stress can also cause vision loss, finds a study. "There is clear evidence of a…

Yoga helps against non-communicable diseases: WHO

New Delhi [India], June 20 (ANI): Routine physical activity is central to life-long health and wellbeing. Among other benefits, adequate…

How psychological stress affects vision

London: Persistent psychological stress which is widely recognised as a consequence of vision loss is also a major contributor to…

Here’s why you should include lentils in your diet

Washington: Swapping potatoes or rice with pulses can be beneficial for your health, a new research has claimed. According to…