Category: Health

Here’s the remedy to reduce brain inflammation during ageing

Washington: Dietary fiber - found mainly in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes - reduces brain inflammation during ageing, finds…

Using drum therapy to help autistic children

Washington: Parents, take note! According to a study, drumming helps schoolchildren diagnosed with autism. The project, led by the University…

New virus linked to kidney disease revealed

Sydney: Scientists in Australia have discovered a new virus which causes kidney disease in mice that may help in diagnosis…

Pregnant woman was offered cash for abortion after she found dead Rat in soup

A pregnant woman found a dead rat in her soup in a popular restaurant in China which has been shut…

Elevated BP is linked to aortic valve disease

Washington: Turns out, people with a long-term problem of blood pressure has an increased risk of aortic valve disease (AVD)…

Here’s why obesity puts you at risk of asthma

Washington: Did you know! Obesity can alter airway muscle function, thereby increasing your risk of developing asthma. Obesity is a…

Breast cancer screening not liked to life expectancy

Washington: According to a recent study, fewer and fewer women die from breast cancer in recent years, but surprisingly, the…

Sleep apnea may lead to lung cancer at young age

New Delhi: Turns out, sleep apnea or simply a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts, can lead…

Sugar pills relieve chronic pain

Washington: According to a recent study, Someday doctors may prescribe sugar pills for certain chronic pain patients based on their…

Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention

Paris: Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease's global burden continues to…

Active kids may have a healthier heart

Washington: According to the latest research, adolescents with better aerobic fitness have more compliant arteries than their lower fit peers…

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…