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Eating walnuts may not cause weight gain: Study

Eating walnuts may not cause weight gain: Study

A diet rich in walnuts may not lead to weight gain or increase the risk of obesity, a study conducted in healthy elders claims.The study, published in...

Mental illness on the rise in America

Mental illness on the rise in America

Approximately 1 in 5 American adults will experience some form of mental illness in any given year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illne...

Ketogenic diet prevents cognitive decline: Study

Ketogenic diet prevents cognitive decline: Study

Consuming a ketogenic diet high levels of fat and low levels of carbohydrate can help prevent cognitive decline, according to a new study on mice.The ...

Irregular heartbeat may increase dementia risk: study

Irregular heartbeat may increase dementia risk: study

People with a particular kind of irregular heartbeat may experience faster decline in thinking and memory skills and are at greater risk of dementia, ...

Bug Behind Stomach Cancer Also Linked to Colon Cancer

Bug Behind Stomach Cancer Also Linked to Colon Cancer

The same type of bacteria that causes stomach cancer may also increase colon cancer risk, especially in black Americans, a new study finds.Researchers...

C-section rates have nearly doubled worldwide since 2000

C-section rates have nearly doubled worldwide since 2000

The number of women delivering babies via cesarean section has nearly doubled worldwide since 2000, to about 21 percent, new research shows.That's sig...

People may get pneumonia from picking their nose: study

People may get pneumonia from picking their nose: study

London: Parents exasperated by their children constantly ignoring pleas to stop picking their noses, may have finally found an argument to break the h...

Excessive vitamin A may increase risk of bone fractures: study

Excessive vitamin A may increase risk of bone fractures: study

Washington DC: Turns out, consuming too much vitamin A may decrease bone thickness, leading to weak and fracture-prone bones.A new study, undertaken i...

Aspirin may lower risk of ovarian cancer

Aspirin may lower risk of ovarian cancer

NEW YORK: Taking a low-dose of aspirin daily may help women lower their risk of developing ovarian cancer by 23 per cent, suggests a new study.Ovarian...

Diabetes may increase cancer risk: study

Diabetes may increase cancer risk: study

London: Diabetes can increase the risk of developing a number of cancers, and may reduce the chances of survival in cancer patients, a study has found...

A BRAIN-EATING AMOEBA JUST CLAIMED ANOTHER VICTIM

A BRAIN-EATING AMOEBA JUST CLAIMED ANOTHER VICTIM

THE TEMPERATURE IN Waco, Texas was approaching 83 degrees last Thursday when Mia Mattioli arrived in search of Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating, warm...

Some contraceptive pills may cut ovarian cancer risk: study

Some contraceptive pills may cut ovarian cancer risk: study

London: New types of combined oral contraceptives — containing both oestrogens and progestogens may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in young women, ...

Scientists develop drug that could treat Parkinson

Scientists develop drug that could treat Parkinson's disease

Washington D.C. - In the wake of media and public reports about increased mortality, researchers found a new drug for treating Parkinson's disease psy...

Man asks for biryani before getting stomach removed in Dubai

Man asks for biryani before getting stomach removed in Dubai

The engineer needed to make a choice - choose a life without a stomach or die from stomach cancer.Ghulam Abbas' last wish before the surgery, that wou...

New study finds the brain develops differently in premature boys and girls

New study finds the brain develops differently in premature boys and girls

Washington: Turns out, brains of baby boys born prematurely are affected differently and more severely than premature infant girls' brains, a new stud...

New blood test in pregnancy to predict autism risk in babies

New blood test in pregnancy to predict autism risk in babies

NEW YORK: Researchers have developed a novel blood test for pregnant mothers that can, with nearly 90 per cent accuracy rate, predict the probability ...

TB remains world

TB remains world's deadliest infectious disease: WHO

Geneva: Tuberculosis (TB) remains the world’s deadliest infectious disease although global efforts have averted an estimated 54 million tuberculosis (...

Aspirin can increase bleeding and does not reduce risk of heart attacks: study

Aspirin can increase bleeding and does not reduce risk of heart attacks: study

A new study has found a daily dose of aspirin can be harmful, the Daily Mail reported.Dr Richard Hodes, director of the National Institute on Ageing (...

Low fitness may indicate poor arterial health in adolescents: Study

Low fitness may indicate poor arterial health in adolescents: Study

Low fitness may indicate poor arterial health in adolescents, according to a study.The University of Jyvaskyla study also suggests that a higher anaer...

How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk

How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk

They predict about 80% of heart attacks and strokes in people under 75 could be prevented if heart health was improved.Unhealthy lifestyles put four i...

How olive oil could prevent heart attacks and strokes

How olive oil could prevent heart attacks and strokes

Turns out, food high in unsaturated fat may protect against cardiovascular diseases.Levels of ApoA-IV increase after the digestion of foods, particula...

Link between better sleep quality and healthy diet

Link between better sleep quality and healthy diet

Sleep quality is positively associated with adherence to a healthy diet called Mediterranean diet.Some aspects of the Mediterranean diet may promote b...

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...

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