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Severe fatty liver disease boosts risk for liver cancer: study

Severe fatty liver disease boosts risk for liver cancer: study

People with advanced cases of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) may need to be watched for liver cancer, a large U.S. study suggests.Fatty live...

National Nutrition Month being celebrated across country

National Nutrition Month being celebrated across country

The National Nutrition Month is being celebrated across the country to mark the fight against malnutrition. During this month, various programmes have...

Amazonian fruit may help fight obesity and metabolic diseases: study

Amazonian fruit may help fight obesity and metabolic diseases: study

Toronto: An extract of camu camu - a fruit native to the Amazon - may help fight obesity and metabolic disease, a study conducted in mice suggests.The...

Change your breakfast and dinner timings to reduce fat

Change your breakfast and dinner timings to reduce fat

Turns out, modest changes in breakfast and dinner times can reduce body fat.During a 10-week study on 'time-restricted feeding' (a form of intermitten...

NephroPlus launches painless dialysis technique

NephroPlus launches painless dialysis technique

Dialysis centre network NephroPlus on Tuesday introduced what it called the first-of-its-kind buttonhole needles for painless dialysis for patients ac...

Heart attack risk alarmingly high for middle-aged adults with depression: study

Heart attack risk alarmingly high for middle-aged adults with depression: study

Middle-aged adults battling anxiety or depression have a 45% risk of having a heart attack or stroke, a new study warns.The findings, by Scottish and ...

Almonds can help improve blood sugar levels despite skipping breakfast

Almonds can help improve blood sugar levels despite skipping breakfast

Skipping breakfast is not advisable when it comes to maintaining a healthy diet for overall well being. But there are ways to make up for it and it’s ...

AI system can identify cancer tumours better than humans

AI system can identify cancer tumours better than humans

Washington: Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence system that can accurately detect tiny specks of lung cancer in CT scans, which radio...

Air pollution shorterns life by more than one year in India: study

Air pollution shorterns life by more than one year in India: study

New York: If air pollution were removed as a risk for death, people in the world could live at least a year longer and in India, which is battling a s...

Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes: Study

Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes: Study

Washington: Turns out, studying about the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in fat metabolism might help to explore alternative ways to contr...

An egg a day could significantly reduce heart disease risk: study

An egg a day could significantly reduce heart disease risk: study

Beijing: People who consume an egg a day may have a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular diseases, according to a study carried out in China.Car...

Low-calorie diet may be more beneficial for men: study

Low-calorie diet may be more beneficial for men: study

Men who have a low-calorie diet are likely to lose significantly more body weight than women, a new study has found.The researchers, from the Universi...

Platelets kill up to 60% of malaria parasites: Study

Platelets kill up to 60% of malaria parasites: Study

Platelets found in the blood are the first line of defence in patients with malaria, killing up to 60 per cent of the malarial parasites circulating i...

Researchers develop antibodies against 3 Ebola viruses

Researchers develop antibodies against 3 Ebola viruses

Washington: Finally, anti-bodies to three major Ebola viruses have now been developed.Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are a step c...

Being inactive could lead to type 2 diabetes: study

Being inactive could lead to type 2 diabetes: study

Washington: Inactivity for two straight weeks among older overweight people increases the risk of type 2 diabetes.Not only did an abrupt, brief period...

Scientist develop magnetic surgical cement to heal spinal fractures: Study

Scientist develop magnetic surgical cement to heal spinal fractures: Study

Washington: Scientists have developed a magnetised surgical cement that can be used to heal spinal fractures, and deliver drugs to hard-to-reach areas...

Heartburn: What you need to know the Risk & Remedies

Heartburn: What you need to know the Risk & Remedies

Heartburn occurs when gastric contents flow backward from the stomach into the esophagus causing an unsettling and burning sensation behind the sternu...

Exercise may cut chronic disease risk in older adults: Study

Exercise may cut chronic disease risk in older adults: Study

Older adults who exercise above the current recommended levels may have a reduced risk of developing chronic disease as compared to those who do not e...

First new malaria treatment in decades receives green light

First new malaria treatment in decades receives green light

For the first time in more than 60 years there is a new treatment for malaria caused by the P. vivax parasite. Most cases of this type of malaria are ...

Scientists develop sticky patch with sweat sensor that monitors stress levels

Scientists develop sticky patch with sweat sensor that monitors stress levels

Scientists have created a stretchy patch that, applied directly to the skin, can monitor a person's stress levels by measuring the hormones in their s...

Eating diet rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce risk of breast cancer

Eating diet rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce risk of breast cancer

Women, take note! Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of breast cancer, finds a study.Led by researchers from Harvard T.H....

Eating more fruits and vegetables to reduce asthma symptoms

Eating more fruits and vegetables to reduce asthma symptoms

If you have asthma, switching to a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables and whole grain cereals may help in reducing the symptoms like difficulty in bre...

Decoded: How Omega-3 fatty acid helps inhibit cancer’s spread

Decoded: How Omega-3 fatty acid helps inhibit cancer’s spread

While eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as fatty fish, certain nuts and seeds, have been known to prevent heart diseases and arthritis, a...

Obesity alone does not elevate risk of death: study

Obesity alone does not elevate risk of death: study

Patients who have metabolically healthy obesity, but are free from other metabolic risk factors do not have an increased rate of mortality, a new stud...

Oranges may keep macular degeneration at bay

Oranges may keep macular degeneration at bay

An orange a day can keep macular degeneration away!Researchers at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research have found that people who regularly eat...

Mediterranean diet may help to reduce bone loss: Study

Mediterranean diet may help to reduce bone loss: Study

Eating a Mediterranean-type diet - rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish - could reduce bone loss in people with ost...

Semen can cause Ebola virus disease: study

Semen can cause Ebola virus disease: study

Proteins found in semen increase the spread of Ebola virus infection, a new research has claimed.According to a study conducted by the University of P...

New treatment for chronic kidney disease in the offing: study

New treatment for chronic kidney disease in the offing: study

Boston: Scientists have devised a method to deliver genetic material to treat damaged kidney cells in mice, an advance that may lead to a gene therapy...

Neurodevelopment disorder risk high for men: study

Neurodevelopment disorder risk high for men: study

Washington: A recent study revealed that sex plays a major role in many neurological and psychiatric disorders like hypertension, diabetes, arthritis....

Too much salt in diet linked to increased mortality risk: study

Too much salt in diet linked to increased mortality risk: study

Consuming a diet high in sodium may lead to heart diseases, and increase the risk of early death, a study warns.The research, published in the Interna...

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