Category: Health

Eat veggies, fish to ward away heart disease

London: If you are suffering from high blood pressure, consuming fish, seafood and a primarily vegetarian diet may help reduce…

New gene for rare genetic hair loss discovered

London: Researchers have deciphered a new gene responsible for a rare form of genetic hair loss condition. Hypotrichosis simplex occurs…

Toddlers with ASD face emotional vulnerabilities

Washington: Turns out, at the time when autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be first reliably diagnosed, toddlers affected by ASD…

Insufficient antibiotics available for cystic fibrosis patients: Study

Washington: Turns out, the majority of patients with cystic fibrosis may not achieve blood concentrations of antibiotics sufficiently high enough…

Childhood stress linked to brain disorders later: Study

New York: Excessive stress in early childhood can increase the likelihood of brain disorders and affects an individual's response to…

No, a high-protein diet is not affecting your kidney

Washington: A recent study has debunked the myth that high-protein diets could cause kidney damage in healthy adults. The McMaster…

‘Morning people’ at lower risk of breast cancer?

Washington: Turns out, early to bed and early to rise can also lower your risk of developing breast cancer. The…

Shorter sleep may lead to dehydration

Washington: According to a recent study, adults who sleep just six hours per night -- as opposed to eight --…

Coffee may reduce developing of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Washington: Love your coffee? Turns out, there could be more to that morning jolt of goodness than a boost in…

Adding nuts to your diet can do wonders for your health!

Washington: Turns out, eating Brazil nuts and other varieties of nuts daily may prevent weight gain and provide other cardiovascular…

High calorie meal for dinner may up heart disease, diabetes risk

New York: Eating a meal rich in calories for dinner can increase the risk of diabetes as well as lead…

Weigh yourself daily to lose weight

New York: Struggling to lose weight? Weighing yourself daily could be the key, suggests a study. The findings, led by…

Lead, mercury exposure raises cholesterol levels: Study

New York: Increased levels of lead and mercury in the blood could raise bad cholesterol levels, known to damage arteries,…

New therapy for Parkinson’s shows promise

Sydney: Researchers have developed a new therapy using a molecule that has been found to stop the development of Parkinson's…

Cerebellum also refines thoughts: Study

New York: The cerebellum of our brain that was once believed only limited to movement control has now been associated…

Skin cancer deaths higher in men than in women: Study

London: The global death rates for melanoma -- most serious type of skin cancer -- has seen a steep rise…

Can genetics predict response to antipsychotic medications?

Washington: A recent study has found that genetics could be used to predict a patient's response to antipsychotic drug treatment…

There is new hope for spinal-cord injury patients

Bengaluru: Researchers in Hyderabad are developing a new strategy for the treatment of spinal cord injury (SCI) for which currently…

College education aids correct usage of dietary supplements

Washington: The adolescents who learn about dietary supplements in college are more likely to use them in an appropriate manner,…

Eating fish reduces childhood asthma: Study

Canberra: Eating fish like salmon, trout and sardines can significantly reduce asthma symptoms in children, a study led by Australian…