Health

  • Exercise hormone can delay Alzheimer’s: Study

    Brasilia: Physical exercise can help counter the loss of memory caused by Alzheimer’s as well as delay the onset of the most common type of dementia, according to a study. Researchers at…

  • Obsessive compulsive symptoms in youth red flag for psychological issues

    Washington: While engaging in repetitive and ritualistic behaviour is a part of childhood development, a new study now says that behaviours that develop into obsessive and compulsive symptoms (OCS) may represent a…

  • Anti-inflammatory diet may help you live longer

    Washington: A new study now says that the best way to live a long and healthy life is by taking up an diet”>anti-inflammatory diet. A healthline story cited a study, published in…

  • Cancer diagnosis notably increases suicide risk

    Washington: Findings of a recent study suggest that cancer diagnosis significantly increases the risk of suicide. The study, which appears in the journal CANCER, points to the importance of screening for suicide…

  • Stroke, cardiac arrests, lead to loss of work, reduced income

    Washington: A new study now finds that people who have experienced a heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest are significantly less likely to be working than healthy people. The study goes on…

  • Losing weight comes at great cost!

    Montreal: If you are one of those people who think that eating healthy with a bit of exercise can help a person lose weight than you are probably wrong. According to the…

  • Higher use of social media linked to depression in girls: Study

    London: Teenage girls who spend more time on social media have a higher risk of depression than boys, a study has found. Researchers led by Yvonne Kelly from the University College London…

  • Why your computer can cause neck pain

    New York: Do you tend to suffer from headaches or neck and backaches from computer work? If so, checking your posture may help, researchers say. Sitting at a computer with jutting head…

  • Morning women more likely to become pregnant than ‘night owls’: Study

    London: Planning motherhood? Becoming a morning person could make it easier to conceive than for night owls, says a study. It could be because “morning people” have better chances of getting pregnant…

  • This ‘superfood’ can relax your arteries, lower blood pressure

    London: Suffering from hypertension? Take heart, Italian researchers have identified Spirulina, a “superfood” made from algae, that could help to reduce blood pressure. The superfood, described as the “most complete food source…

  • Researchers reveal new mechanism to ‘activate’ immune system against cancer

    Washington: A recent study now says that a new mechanism for activating the immune system against cancer cells allows immune cells to detect and destroy cancer cells better than before. The study,…

  • Recurrent miscarriage might be linked to faulty sperm: Study

    Washington: According to a recent study, recurrent miscarriage may be linked to the poor quality of a man’s sperm. As part of the study, the researchers investigated the sperm quality of 50…

  • Insomnia can impact migraine prevalence

    Washington: According to a recent study, sleep disorders, especially insomnia, can impact the pervasiveness of migraine. According to a study published in The American Journal of Managed Care, in addition to genetic…

  • Here’s the coffee that contains the most amount of caffeine

    Washington: Nothing cajoles your senses awake early in the morning than a steaming cup of coffee. That being said, not all morning java contains the same amount of Caffeine. Certain coffee brews…

  • Bodies may cure themselves of diabetes in future

    Washington: Diabetes is caused by the insulin cells’ inability to produce insulin; a hormone that is necessary is regulating blood sugar levels. Diabetics usually have to take insulin supplements to regulate these…

  • Here’s why exercise won’t make you lose weight

    Washington: One of the top New Year resolutions every January is to lose weight. While people may leave behind a number of things on their journey from one year to another, what…

  • Here’s why obsessive compulsive symptoms in youngsters should not be ignored

    Washington : Obsessive compulsive symptoms (OCS) in youth could be a red flag for serious psychiatric conditions, a study finds. The findings were published in the Journal of the American Academy of…

  • An egg a day may keep diabetes away

    London: Eating an egg daily can have a beneficial effect on the blood metabolite profile that is related to a lower risk of Type-2 diabetes, a new study shows. The findings showed…

  • Do hot flashes raise breast cancer risk?

    Washington: Frequent hot flashes are associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, suggests a new study. The results are published in the journal Menopause. The study, in which more than 25,000…

  • Gut bacteria key to protecting against arsenic poisoning

    New York: Microbes in the human gut play an important role in protecting against arsenic toxicity, new research suggests. Arsenic toxicity is a problem that affects an estimated 200 million people worldwide…

  • Researchers examine consequences of fungal infection in brain

    Washington: To study the short-term consequences of fungal infections, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have developed a mouse model. They report the unexpected finding that the common yeast Candida albicans, a…

  • Youngsters who inflict self-harm more likely to commit crimes

    Washington: According to a new research from the Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University, youngsters who inflict self-harm are three times more likely to commit violent crime than those…

  • Planting hedges could help curb air pollution

    Washington: Outdoor pollution has become a menace, having risen at an alarming rate in the past few years. Now, according to a study, planting hedges, or a combination of trees with hedges,…

  • Slow down skin ageing

    New Delhi:The health of your skin mirrors the health of your body. With a healthy diet and proper lifestyle, you can delay ageing, say experts. As a person ages, the skin goes…

  • Obesity can cut short your dog’s lives

    London: If you thought that obesity affects only humans, you may be wrong. It can also shorten lives of your canine friends, finds a research. The research, from the University of Liverpool…

  • Common food additive could cause celiac disease

    Washington: A common food additive, according to researchers, could cause and trigger Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder where gluten causes the immune system to attack the gut. They have also called for…

  • Bulldog screw tails linked to human genetic disease

    Washington: Bulldogs and their French counterparts are among the most popular of dog breeds around the world. Now researchers from the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine have found the…

  • How safe are ADHD drugs for children?

    Washington: A new study now suggests that drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are unlikely to cause cardiac damage in children who take them. The study, conducted at the University at…

  • This implantable device uses light to treat bladder problems

    New York: Researchers have developed a tiny, implantable device that may one day help people, who suffer from urinary incontinence, bypass the need for medication or electronic stimulators. The device, developed by…

  • Can parents’ job stress affect kid’s health?

    New York: Besides economic resources, parents’ autonomy in the workplace can help boost the health of their children, suggests a research. While it was long known that sick children can affect a…

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