Health

  • Heavy smoking makes smoker look older: Study

    Washington: A new study has revealed another negative effect of smoking tobacco, where a person looks older than he is. Louise Millard of the University of Bristol and colleagues reported the finding…

  • What happens to your brain when you sleep

    Washington: A recent study suggests that amazing things happen with a person’s brain while sleeping. The neurons will go quiet and a few seconds later, blood flows out of the head. Then,…

  • High hormone levels in blood raise prostate cancer risk

    London: Men with higher levels of testosterone and a growth hormone in their blood are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to a new study. A research of more…

  • Structural differences in brain found in obese children

    Here’s another key factor in childhood obesity

    Washington D.C. : Yes, high calorie and junk food are among the leading causes of obesity; but a new study has presented yet another key reason behind obesity in children. Gut bacteria and its…

  • India’s life expectancy rises; diabetes, BP rate high: Report

    New Delhi: Life expectancy in India has increased from 49.7 years in 1970-75 to 68.7 years in 2012-16, as per the National Health Profile 2019 released on Wednesday. For the same period,…

  • Multitasking makes teens feel both positive and negative

    New York: Multitasking makes adolescents feel both more positive as well as more negative about the main task they are trying to accomplish, says a new study. The study, published in the…

  • Autistic people have symmetrical brain hemispheres: Study

    Washington: While it is known that the human brain is divided into two hemispheres, what is not known is that despite the two develop differently, symmetry is found in the brain of…

  • ‘Keep diseases at bay with alkaline food'

    ‘Keep diseases at bay with alkaline food’

    Hyderabad: FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) with an aim to empower its members about their own health today organized three learning sessions here in the city. The subjects of these three sessions include:…

  • Traffic exhaust found to increase risk of stroke

    Washington: As the number of vehicles on roads is on a rise, so is the traffic. And this can elevate an individuals’ risk of getting a stroke even in low-pollution environments! Yes,…

  • Why are people attracted to endurance running?

    Washington: The concept of endurance running or long-distance running has no doubt picked up pace over time but why has it happened? Here’s the answer. Endurance running is often seen as a…

  • Construction workers most likely to use drugs: Study

    Washington: Among all other professions, construction workers are most likely to use drugs such as opioids and cocaine, suggests a recent study. The study, published in the journal — Drug and Alcohol…

  • New method to identify aggressive breast cancer

    Washington: A new study has discovered a method that indicates the prognosis of breast cancer using patients’ tumour tissue. Aggressive forms of breast cancer often manipulate the immune response in their favour.…

  • India’s life expectancy rises; diabetes, hypertension rate high

    New Delhi: Life expectancy in India has increased from 49.7 years in 1970-75 to 68.7 years in 2012-16, as per the National Health Profile 2019 released on Wednesday. For the same period,…

  • Avocados beneficial in managing obesity, diabetes: Study

    Avocados beneficial in managing obesity, diabetes: Study

    Washington: Avocados known to be a delicious and satisfying food can according to researchers also help in delaying or preventing diabetes. For the first time, researchers led by Prof. Paul Spagnuolo have…

  • Alleged use of HIV-contaminated surgery equipment in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: A doctor in Odisha has been accused of performing dental surgery on 12 patients without necessary sterilisation immediately after operating on an HIV-infected patient at the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of…

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