Category: Health

5-10 servings of fruits, veggies daily may cut diabetes risk

New York: Want to restore the level of antioxidants -- key to ward off heart disease and Type-2 diabetes --…

Hearing loss raises depression risk in elderly

New York: Older adults with age-related hearing loss are more likely to have greater risk of depressive symptoms, finds a…

Cerebral palsy can increase risk of developing depression

Washington: The risk of developing depression and anxiety is higher among adults with cerebral palsy as compared to their peers…

Over 600 cases of Ebola detected in Congo

Kinshasa: Democratic Republic of Congo's Ministry of Health revealed that over 600 cases of Ebola virus have been detected in…

Sweeteners may not help lose weight

Washington: The findings of a recent study suggest that artificial sweeteners may not help with weight loss. The research, published…

Alzheimer’s disease: Drug-free treatment to reverse symptoms soon

Queensland: Researchers at Queensland Brain Institute had successfully reversed the symptoms of dementia in animals without using any drugs. Now,…

Bird flu is under control in Bihar, says Minister

Patna: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday said bird flu is under control in the state and…

Here’s how you can help smokers kick that butt

Washington: According to a study, when smokers-who are trying to quit-are allowed to regulate their nicotine intake, it helps them…

Here’s the secret to maintaining weight loss

New York: Staying in shape is no mean job as people often find that they quickly regain the weight that…

Advanced brain simulator to help understand neurological disorder

London:In a bid to improve understanding of neurological disorders, researchers have created a fast and energy-efficient simulation of part of…

New sensor can monitor heart cells with minimal disruption

Tokyo: Engineers have demonstrated an electronic device to closely monitor beating heart cells, or cardiomyocytes, without affecting their behaviour. Inside…

Free of cost blood in Punjab hospitals from Jan 1

Chandigarh: Blood will be provided free of cost in government hospitals across Punjab from Tuesday (Jan 1), a Minister said…

Your brain rewards you twice when you eat: Study

Washington: According to new research, a meal can trigger reward signals in the brain twice-first when the food is ingested…

Why bereavement can lead to a ‘broken heart’

London: While loss of a loved one or breakdown of a relationship is often linked to a "broken heart", not…

Doctor to be monitored in US after possible exposure to Ebola

New York: An American citizen will be transported privately to Nebraska Medical Center for monitoring after possible exposure to the…

Here’s how gut bacteria can curb harmful effects of high BP

London: To a large extent our well-being depends on what bacterial guests in our digestive tract consume as researchers have…

Low Vitamin D intake found in asthma patients

Washington: The recent research has found a reduced Vitamin D intake in occupational asthma patients. Previously, Vitamin D intake was…

Here’s how physical aggression in children develops as they age

Washington: High physical aggression issues during adolescence may put children at increased risk of violent crime, social maladjustment, and alcohol…

Opioids kill more children and teens: Study

New Delhi: A huge number of children are dying from opioid poisonings, a new study shows. According to a recent…

Here’s how chicken soup’s medical magic works

New York: While many people rely on chicken noodle soup to soothe a cold, very few know about the other…