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'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 ...

 Chronic illness may increase risk of suicide: study

Chronic illness may increase risk of suicide: study

People who suffer from chronic physical health conditions such as back pain, diabetes and heart disease may be at an increased risk of committing suic...

Grape seed extract may help prevent tooth decay: study

Grape seed extract may help prevent tooth decay: study

A natural compound found in grape seed extract may help prevent tooth decay by strengthening dentin - the tissue beneath a tooth's enamel - and increa...

New calculator can estimate success of kidney transplant outcome

New calculator can estimate success of kidney transplant outcome

Washington D.C.: The US researchers have developed a calculator, which can estimate the functioning of a kidney after transplantation.The study says, ...

Blood test may diagnose brain cancer five years early: study

Blood test may diagnose brain cancer five years early: study

A blood test may help diagnose brain cancer up to five years before symptoms arise, an advance that could lead to more effective treatments for the di...

 Introduce egg, peanut early to newborns to prevent asthma

Introduce egg, peanut early to newborns to prevent asthma

Washington D.C. [USA], June 9 : Canadian researchers have found that parents who do not feed their newborns with cows milk products, eggs and peanuts ...

Red onions may help combat cancer: study

Red onions may help combat cancer: study

Eating red onions may help fight cancer, say scientists including one of Indian origin, paving the way for a natural pill that can treat the deadly di...

Whole wheat bread healthier than white bread: study

Whole wheat bread healthier than white bread: study

The health benefits of whole wheat bread and processed white bread may vary from one person to another, a new study suggests.The findings could lead t...

Sleeping late on weekends may up heart disease risk: study

Sleeping late on weekends may up heart disease risk: study

Going to bed and waking up later on weekends than on week days may lead to social jet lag which is associated with an increased risk of heart disease,...

Study suggests chronic pain are linked to increased risk of dementia

Study suggests chronic pain are linked to increased risk of dementia

Washington D.C. [USA], June 6 : A recent study has found out that older people with persistent pain show quicker declines in memory as they age and ar...

Sleeping an extra hour may make you a better athlete: study

Sleeping an extra hour may make you a better athlete: study

Sleeping for an additional hour for a week before an athletic event may boost your performance, say scientists who found that short-term sleep extensi...

New gene therapy could

New gene therapy could 'turn off' asthma

Scientists have discovered a DNA switch which can 'turn off' our reaction to allergies, an advance that may lead to gene therapies providing life-long...

Playing guitar may protect brain health: study

Playing guitar may protect brain health: study

Playing a musical instrument may be good for your brain as it helps retain listening skills and ward off age-related cognitive decline, a new study cl...

Tobacco use doubles death risk in HIV patients: study

Tobacco use doubles death risk in HIV patients: study

Tobacco use, including snuff, chewing and smoking, is more than twice as likely to cause death in HIV patients as the infection itself, scientists war...

New app to help improve lives of dementia patients

New app to help improve lives of dementia patients

Scientists have developed the first app of its kind in the world that can digitally assess how suitable a residence, care facility or other environmen...

Seasonal flu may increase Parkinson

Seasonal flu may increase Parkinson's risk: study

Environmental factors, including infection with seasonal influenza, may increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests.Most...

Scientists discover cause for spread of cancer

Scientists discover cause for spread of cancer

As the world observes World No Tobacco day, the fight against the consumption of tobacco products and the disease that it can lead to, cancer, has nev...

World observes No Tobacco Day today

World observes No Tobacco Day today

Today is World No Tobacco Day which is observed around the world every year on May 31. This year World No Tobacco Day, WNTD, is focusing on the theme ...

Excessive texting may cause

Excessive texting may cause 'smartphone thumb': experts

Too much texting can give you "smartphone thumb" - a painful condition caused by repetitive movements of typing that may lead to arthritis in the thum...

Wristband that beats like heart to fight stress: study

Wristband that beats like heart to fight stress: study

A wearable device that delivers heartbeat-like vibrations onto the inside of the wrist can significantly reduce stress, a new study has found.Humans n...

Certain cancers have

Certain cancers have 'sweet tooth': study

Some types of cancers are more sugar hungry than others and fuel themselves from body glucose, according to a new study that paves the way for novel t...

Statins may help prevent heart attack: study

Statins may help prevent heart attack: study

Cholesterol lowering drugs, statins, may help improve heart structure and function, reducing the risk of heart attack, cardiac failure or stroke, a ne...

New hope for stroke patients with disabilities

New hope for stroke patients with disabilities

Washington  : Stroke patients left with disabilities have been offered new hope as scientists have developed mind-controlled device that helps th...

Walking regularly can help improve brain function: study

Walking regularly can help improve brain function: study

A moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce symptoms of mild cognitive impairment that are linked to poor blood vessel health in the brain, a smal...

Monitoring blood glucose imperative for managing diabetes during Ramadan

Monitoring blood glucose imperative for managing diabetes during Ramadan

New Delhi , May 26 : According to statistics, India has the third largest Muslim population in the world. The month of Ramadan is about to begin and a...

Govt plans to declare 100 yoga parks across the country

Govt plans to declare 100 yoga parks across the country

The government has plans to declare a hundred parks especially dedicated for yoga activities across the country to promote this traditional practice.U...

Learning to read in adulthood transforms brain: study

Learning to read in adulthood transforms brain: study

A study of women in India who learned to read in their 30s shows the human brain's incredible capacity to reorganise and transform itself, researchers...

Chocolates may lower

Chocolates may lower 'heart flutter' risk: study

Eating chocolates regularly may lower the risk of developing irregular heartbeats, a condition that affects over 33 million people worldwide, a new st...

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