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Yoga is not as safe as it

Yoga is not as safe as it's believed to be, says study

People across the world believe yoga to be an alternative or complementary remedy to cure musculoskeletal disorders. "While yoga can be beneficia...

Eating soy products may stave off early menopause risk: study

Eating soy products may stave off early menopause risk: study

Eating high amounts of whole grains, soy, tofu and other foods rich in vegetable proteins may prevent early menopause and prolong reproductive functio...

DNA repair could be hampered due to night shifts : Study

DNA repair could be hampered due to night shifts : Study

Washington, Jun 27: A new study has found that working in night shifts may hinder the body's ability to repair DNA damage caused by normal cellular pr...

Night phone use may harm mental health in teens: study

Night phone use may harm mental health in teens: study

Teenagers who use their smartphones late at night may have low sleep quality, leading to poor mental health, reduced coping and self-esteem, a new stu...

Finally, a drug to benefit rare kidney cancer

Finally, a drug to benefit rare kidney cancer

Washington DC: People suffering from advanced kidney cancer, we have some good news for you.According to a recent study, some patients with a form of ...

  Can your blood group predict heart attack risk?

Can your blood group predict heart attack risk?

New Delhi  : India is presently witnessing nearly two million heart attacks annually. A heart attack (clinically known as myocardial infarction) ...

Brisk walk may slow down Alzheimer

Brisk walk may slow down Alzheimer's risk: study

Taking a brisk walk or engaging in other moderate-intensity physical activities may help slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease in people wh...

Pedal your way to office for a stress-free life

Pedal your way to office for a stress-free life

Do you know! Your mode of transportation to office decides your stress quotient at work. A recent study suggests cycling to office can help reduc...

Exhaustion of immune cells linked to irritable bowel syndrome

Exhaustion of immune cells linked to irritable bowel syndrome

Washington D.C. : Australian researchers have recently discovered that exhaustion of the immune system is linked to a specific type of an intestinal d...

Risk of infection higher for obese patients after bypass surgery: study

Risk of infection higher for obese patients after bypass surgery: study

Obese patients have much higher odds of developing an infection soon after heart bypass surgery, according to a recent study.The University of Alberta...

Asian plant extract may help treat HIV: study

Asian plant extract may help treat HIV: study

A medicinal plant found in Asia and traditionally used to treat arthritis contains a potent anti-HIV compound more powerful than the drug AZT, scienti...

Coconut oil as unhealthy as butter, animal fats: experts

Coconut oil as unhealthy as butter, animal fats: experts

Coconut oil, which is commonly touted as a health food, may be as unhealthy as animal fat and butter, US experts warn.Animal fats are generally seen a...

 Acupuncture, a safe alternative to painkillers in emergency departments

Acupuncture, a safe alternative to painkillers in emergency departments

Washington  : Getting jabbed with tiny needles in emergency departments is as safe and effective as popping painkillers for some patients, accord...

New ultrasound scoring system to cut unnecessary thyroid biopsies

New ultrasound scoring system to cut unnecessary thyroid biopsies

Washington D.C. : With many Americans undergoing needless thyroid biopsies, a team of experts has framed new clinical guidelines that would go a long ...

Parkinson

Parkinson's may begin in gut cells: study

Scientists have found that malformations in a protein found in the gut cells may lead to the onset and spread of Parkinson's disease, an advance that ...

Girls exposed to passive smoking face greater arthritis risk

Girls exposed to passive smoking face greater arthritis risk

Washington :  Smoking before your daughter can be harmful as a study has found that children, especially girls, who are exposed to passive smokin...

Teens as sedentary as 60-year-olds : study

Teens as sedentary as 60-year-olds : study

Physical activity among children and teens is lower than previously thought, according to a new study which found that 19-year-olds are as sedentary a...

Meditation, yoga can

Meditation, yoga can 'reverse' DNA reactions that cause stress: study

Mind-body interventions such as yoga, Tai Chi and meditation can boost our physical and mental well-being by 'reversing' the DNA processes that cause ...

Switching to olive oil from coconut oil can be as good as statins for your Heart

Switching to olive oil from coconut oil can be as good as statins for your Heart

Washington D.C. : For a healthy heart, you may replace your food choices from meat, full-fat dairy products and coconut oil to healthier fat like oliv...

Photosynthesis may help treat heart disease: study

Photosynthesis may help treat heart disease: study

Stanford scientists have found that using blue-green algae and light to trigger photosynthesis inside the heart could help treat cardiac disease, the ...

Daily aspirin use may up risk of severe bleeding, death: study

Daily aspirin use may up risk of severe bleeding, death: study

Long term intake of aspirin to prevent stroke or heart attack may put older adults at far greater risk of potentially deadly internal bleeding than pr...

Autism risk linked to fever during pregnancy

Autism risk linked to fever during pregnancy

Fever during pregnancy, especially during the second trimester, may increase the odds of developing autism in child by 34 percent, warns a study. Auti...

Doodling makes our brains happy: study

Doodling makes our brains happy: study

Doodling can make you feel happy, say scientists, including one of Indian origin, who have found that art activities make brain feel rewarded."There a...

World Blood Donor Day 2017: Breaking myths around blood donation

World Blood Donor Day 2017: Breaking myths around blood donation

New Delhi : "Blood is the elixir of life"- this saying is true, especially, when a person in acute need of blood gets it in time. Researches to f...

Vitamin C and antibiotics 100 times powerful at killing cancer

Vitamin C and antibiotics 100 times powerful at killing cancer

Vitamin C and antibiotics may be up to 100 times more effective at killing cancer cells than standard drugs, new research claims.Cancer stem cells, wh...

Vitamin C and antibiotics 100 times powerful at killing cancer

Vitamin C and antibiotics 100 times powerful at killing cancer

A combination of Vitamin C and antibiotics may be up to 100 times more effective at killing cancer cells than standard drugs, new research claims.&nbs...

Deficiency of Vitamin A ups tuberculosis risk by 10 times

Deficiency of Vitamin A ups tuberculosis risk by 10 times

Washington D.C. [USA], June 13 : Eat more carrots, spinach and broccoli, as a study warns that people with low levels of Vitamin A living in close con...

'Indulgent labelling' can make people eat more veggies: study

Labelling vegetables with indulgent descriptions usually used to describe fatty foods may help promote healthy eating, Stanford scientists say.The stu...

Brain scans could spot signs of autism in high-risk babies

Brain scans could spot signs of autism in high-risk babies

A team of researchers has revealed that a specific magnetic resonance imaging procedure of six-month-olds may help in predicting which babies are at a...

Mosquito bites can be really irritating, tips on how to prevent them

Mosquito bites can be really irritating, tips on how to prevent them

Whether at home or on vacation pesky mosquito bites can cause misery. In addition to unpleasant itching and scratching days after they can also cause ...

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