Category: Health

Fitness may not be all for the heart

Washington: According to a recent study, even the fittest middle-aged athletes cannot outrun cardiovascular risk…

Here’s how genetics, pollution severe asthma symptoms

Washington: A recent research has found how genetics and pollution drive severity of asthma symptoms.…

High BMI in early life linked to asthma risk later: Study

London: The growth of children in the first three years of their life affects the…

Depression risk in young adults associated with autism

Washington: Turns out, Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), especially without an accompanying intellectual disability, were associated…

This could lead to loss of brain cells in old age

Washington: A recent study has highlighted the importance and activities of the so-called microglial cells…

Restricting meal intake in 10-hour window may boost health

New York: Following a simple lifestyle such as eating all food within 10 hours can…

Being fit in middle-age may not prevent you from CVD risk

Toronto: While a lot of middle-aged adults have begun exercising, after realising its potential health…

Startups who are promoting fitness their own way!

New Delhi: Innovation and disruption have spared none and it is evident in all segments…

Cannabidiol effective against depression: Study

Sao Paulo: A single dose of cannabidiol -- a non-intoxicating compound of marijuana was found…

Genetic mutations may drive tumor formation

Washington: A new study has found that genetic mutations in the form of non-small cell…

This Amazonian fruit could be key to preventing obesity

Toronto: Consuming an extract of camu camu -- a fruit native to the Amazon --…

Children’s bone cancers begin early: Study

Toronto: Scientists have discovered that some childhood bone cancers start growing years before tumours appear…

Stroke patients at 70% higher risk of dementia: Study

London: People who have suffered a stroke are 70 per cent more likely to develop…

Heal your heel!

New Delhi: Our heel is attached to the front of the foot by a number…

Here’s why Mediterranean diet is good for elderly people

Washington: The Mediterranean diet has been named as one of the healthiest diets, reducing the…

How insulin boosts immune system

Washington: Insulin, a peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets, boosts immune…

Scientists discover non-addictive painkiller

Washington: Scientists have found a non-addictive painkiller to help fight the current opioid crisis, though…

This new switch may control aggressive breast cancer

Washington: Turns out, aggressive breast cancers return to a flexible, earlier state found in fetal…

Diarrhea, dengue rising in Kerala: Health ministry

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday said cases of leptospirosis,…

Depression in children under-recognised by parents, teachers: Study

New York: Parents and teachers may find it difficult to detect depression in young children,…