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Study Provides 10-year Risk Estimates for Dementia

 Tuesday, September 4, 2018  |  No Comments

A new study has provided 10-year absolute risk estimates for dementia, specific to age and sex, which may help identify high-risk individuals who could potentially benefit from early targeted prevention.

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How Insulin Boosts Immune System

 Friday, August 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Insulin, a peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets, boosts immune health, according to a new study.

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Heal Your Heel!

 Friday, August 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Our heel is attached to the front of the foot by a number of strong ligaments which run between the front parts of the heel bone. The strongest ligament is the plantar fascia, which attaches the heel to the toes and helps to balance various parts of the foot as you walk. It, therefore, takes a lot of stress.

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Change Your Breakfast, Dinner Timings to Reduce fat!

 Thursday, August 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, modest changes in breakfast and dinner times can reduce body fat.

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Sleep Loss Could Result in Weight Gain

 Friday, August 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Did you know! Lack of sleep may contribute to adverse weight gain, finds a study.

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Moderate Carbohydrate Intake may Result in Good Health

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, eating carbohydrates in moderation can be optimal for health and longevity.

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Fight Cold With Exercise!

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

If you wish to fight the cold, you better start running!

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Here’s how Cannabis Harms the Brain

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

The long-term use of either cannabis or cannabis-based drugs harms the brain, impairing memory, a new study has found.

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CLL Patients at Higher Risk of Melanoma

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) have a sizable 600 percent higher risk of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, a Wilmot Cancer Institute scientific team made this discovery.

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Soy Diet may Increase Bone Strength in Women

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Women undergoing menopause face serious health concerns including osteoporosis decreased physical activity and weight gain.

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Whole Grain Carbohydrates Must for Oral Health

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

One should stick to whole grain carbohydrates and avoid processed ones for better oral health, a recent study has found.

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Broadband Internet can Cause Sleep Deprivation

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Did you know! Having access to the broadband internet can cause sleep deprivation.

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Get Monsoon Ready With These Immune Boosters

 Thursday, August 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Monsoons brings us the respite from the hot summers but sometimes it isn’t great for our health. As we move away from the warmth and heat to cold shivering breeze, many of us are found sniffing and coughing.

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Add Flaxseed oil to Your Diet for a Better Health

 Thursday, August 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, flaxseed oil, which is majorly known to benefit heart health, also has several other health benefits.

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3 in 5 Babies not Breastfed in First Hour of Life

 Tuesday, July 31, 2018  |  No Comments

According to United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO), around 78 million babies or three in every five are not breastfed within the first hour of the birth, putting them at a higher risk of death and disease and making them less likely to continue breastfeeding.

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Physical Activities can Reduce Risk of Cancer

 Monday, July 30, 2018  |  No Comments

A healthy diet and physical activities with no alcohol consumption can help in reducing overall cancer risk besides also lowering breast, prostate and colorectal cancer risks.

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Regular Screening of Liver a Must

 Saturday, July 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Hepatitis is widespread in India, standing fourth among 11 countries which carry almost 50 per cent of the global burden of chronic hepatitis

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Immune System may Cure Alzheimer’s Disease

 Friday, July 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, vessels connecting the brain and the immune system play critical roles in both Alzheimer’s disease and decline in cognitive ability that comes with time.

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Fake tan may not Protect you Against Skin Cancer

 Friday, July 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Sunless tanning or fake tanning products like sprays, ointments, creams, foams, or lotions that promise tan skin without the increased risk of skin cancer do not actually help prevent cancer.

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Revealed! Why Some People Just can not Resist Eating

 Saturday, July 21, 2018  |  No Comments

If you can’t resist eating an entire bag of chips or candy, blame it on your brain!

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Intake of Fruits, Vegetables may Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

 Friday, July 20, 2018  |  No Comments

Women, take note! Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of breast cancer, finds a study.

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Sugar Improves Memory in Older Adults

 Thursday, July 19, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, increasing blood sugar levels improves memory and performance in older adults and makes them feel happier during a task.

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People With HIV Infection Twice at Risk of Heart Disease

 Thursday, July 19, 2018  |  No Comments

According to a global study, HIV infection doubles the risk of heart disease.

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids Hold the key Stop Cancer

 Saturday, July 14, 2018  |  No Comments

A study has found that a class of molecules formed when the body metabolizes omega-3 fatty acids could inhibit the spreading and growth of cancer.

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Turn Exercise Into Game and Feel the Change!

 Friday, July 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Researchers have found that turning everyday exercise into a game is a good way to motivate people to get up and work out more.

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New Compounds Identified to Treat Zika Virus

 Thursday, July 12, 2018  |  No Comments

A new chemical compound has shown promising antiviral activity that has major potential for treating Zika virus.

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E-cigarettes as Harmful as Cigarettes

 Tuesday, July 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Did you know! E-cigarettes increase cardiovascular risk as much as cigarettes do.

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Solid Food Helps Babies Sleep Better

 Tuesday, July 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, babies sleep better and suffer fewer serious sleep problems if they are introduced to solid foods early.

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Jammu and Kashmir Government Invokes Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA)

 Friday, July 6, 2018  |  No Comments

The state government on Wednesday decided to invoke Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to deal with the striking resident doctors of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar associated hospitals.

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Aspirin may Reduce Alzheimer’s Disease, Finds Study

 Tuesday, July 3, 2018  |  No Comments

According to a new research, a low-dose aspirin regimen may represent a new avenue for reducing Alzheimer’s disease pathology.

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How Obesity and Ageing are Related to Alzheimer’s Disease

 Friday, June 29, 2018  |  No Comments

A recent study has found that the combination of obesity and ageing could result in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Exposing the Real Issues of Vitiligo

 Monday, June 25, 2018  |  No Comments

There is considerable stigma attached to vitiligo, which affects about one to two percent of the population worldwide.

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Higher BMI Associated With lower Breast Cancer Risk

 Friday, June 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Higher body fat is linked to lower breast cancer risk before menopause, according to a study.

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Anxious Individuals may Have Better Control in Decision Making

 Friday, June 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, highly anxious individuals apply more cognitive control when they make a risky decision as compared to less anxious individuals.

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Binge Drinking Before Pregnancy may Impact Future Offspring

 Wednesday, June 20, 2018  |  No Comments

Binge drinking during adolescence can have long-lasting effects in the brain which may directly impact the first-generation offspring, a recent study has found.

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Floppy Eyelids can be Sign of Sleep Apnea

 Wednesday, June 20, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, floppy eyelids may be an indication of sleep apnea.

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Type 2 Diabetes may be an Indication of Pancreatic Cancer

 Tuesday, June 19, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, a recent-onset type 2 diabetes may be an early expression of pancreatic cancer.

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Financial Literacy can Keep you out of Hospital

 Friday, June 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Those with higher financial literacy are at lower risk of being hospitalised, according to a recent study.

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A Non-drug Therapy to cut Stroke Risk in Half

 Tuesday, June 12, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, adapting lifestyle habits can quickly lower blood pressure.

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Here is why Proper Sleep is Important for Diabetics

 Thursday, June 7, 2018  |  No Comments

Poor sleep can be detrimental for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes, a new research has claimed.

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Proper Sleep Schedule Could Reduce Risks for Dementia

 Wednesday, June 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Having an optimal sleep is linked to lower risks for dementia and premature death, according to a study.

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India Among top 4 Users of Tobacco

 Thursday, May 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Tobacco is one of the most common and preferred forms of addiction. Even though scientific evidences have revealed its harmful health effects, the use of tobacco in different forms has seen a dramatic increase, especially in the developing countries.

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Young Women at High Genetic Risk of Breast Cancer

 Wednesday, May 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Some women at their young age can be at a high lifetime risk of breast cancer.

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How Helpful are Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks?

 Friday, May 25, 2018  |  No Comments

Warning labels may deter people from buying sugar-laden drinks, finds a study.

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Here is how you can Undo Perils of too Much Screen Time

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

According to a study, you can counter the impact of screen time by being fit and strong.

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Nipah Virus Death Toll Hits Ten, Kerala Claims That The Situation Is Under Control

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

It was on Sunday (May 20, 2018) that Kerala’s Health Director RL Saritha announced that the first eight deaths were caused by Nipah virus. She said that the National Virology Institute in Pune had confirmed it. The fact that there is no vaccine or cure for the disease has caused panic among Malayalees.

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Importance of Getting Enough Zzzs for Arthritis Patients

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for arthritis patients as poor sleep could keep them from getting enough exercise, finds a study.

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Cycling to Work can Help you Live Longer

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Walking down to office or cycling can increase the rate of life expectancy.

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Larger the Waistline, Lower the Vitamin D Levels

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

Larger waistlines are associated with higher risk of vitamin D deficiency, according to a research.

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Toothpaste is an Offbeat Warrior Against Lung Disease

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, an antibacterial substance in your toothpaste may combat severe lung disease.

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Statin Patients and Their Hearts

 Thursday, May 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Seems like, even the patients who consume the cholesterol-lowering drug, are not safe from heart risks.

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Daily Intake of This Drug can Cause Certain Cancers in men

 Friday, May 4, 2018  |  No Comments

Daily consumption of a regular over-the-counter drug can cause certain cancers among men, a new research claims.

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It is Crucial to Soothe Your Nerves and Here is why

 Friday, May 4, 2018  |  No Comments

Increased nerve activity may raise blood pressure in anxiety, a new research has found.

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How Sleep Duration Affects Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease?

 Friday, May 4, 2018  |  No Comments

While sleep duration matter a lot, it is specifically vital for kidney disease patients.

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Fear of Guilt Associated With Persistence of OCD

 Thursday, May 3, 2018  |  No Comments

There should be a better understanding of the fear of guilt when treating people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), suggests a research.

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Striving for Work-health Balance?

 Thursday, May 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Achieving a sense of balance between work life and personal life has now become a challenge in our day-to-day life.

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Why Whooping Cough Needs Urgent Attention?

 Thursday, May 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, whooping cough more widespread than previously known.

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A Healthy Digestive System Could do Wonders!

 Thursday, May 3, 2018  |  No Comments

Microbes in the digestive system have a big influence on human health and may play a role in the onset of disease throughout the body, claims a research.

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Clicking Photos Every Day, Keeps the Blues Away

 Tuesday, May 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, this one addiction also has health benefits!

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Music Calls up Alzheimer-free Regions of Brain

 Monday, April 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive one as it slowly destroys the memory and thinking skills and eventually the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. But there are things in our surroundings like music that helps to activate regions of the brain spared by it

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A new Weapon Against Epilepsy

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

A recent study has offered new hope for parents who have a child with a rare but serious form of epilepsy, epileptic encephalopathy (EE).

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Most Effective Cancer Therapy Comes Closer to Reality

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, when it comes to fighting cancer, the size does matter.

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Commonwealth Leaders Commit $4.1 Billion to Halve Malaria by 2023

 Saturday, April 28, 2018  |  No Comments

In the culmination of a week of focus on a disease at a crossroads, the 53 leaders of Commonwealth nations committed to halve the burden of malaria across the Commonwealth within five years.

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Winter Blues, not Just Psychological!

 Friday, April 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, winter months don’t just affect people’s mood but also their health, a new research has stated.

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New Approach to Help Vulnerable old People in Hospitals

 Friday, April 27, 2018  |  No Comments

A new approach has been developed to identify frail, old people in the hospital.

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Western Diets: Blessings in Disguise!

 Friday, April 27, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, various western diets could help fine-tune digestion and nutrient absorption.

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This Skin Disease is not That Bad, After All!

 Friday, April 27, 2018  |  No Comments

The therapy for psoriasis can reduce heart plaque, a new research has found.

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Low Strength Alcohol Could Increase Consumption

 Thursday, April 26, 2018  |  No Comments

Labeling alcoholic drinks – such as wines and beers – as lower in strength could encourage people to drink more, finds a study.

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Study Finds Link Between Cognitive Function and Crash Risk

 Thursday, April 26, 2018  |  No Comments

Older drivers with lower levels of cognitive function are more likely to be involved in a crash, according to a study.

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Adults not as Safe From Pneumonia as Previously Thought

 Wednesday, April 25, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, dome commonly prescribed heartburn drugs are linked to pneumonia in older adults.

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Indians Need to be Sensitised About Gastric Cancer- Oncology Experts

 Wednesday, April 25, 2018  |  No Comments

Stomach cancer is among the ten most common cancers worldwide. In India, it stands as the third most common cancer in men as well as women.

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Premenstrual Syndrome? Could be Because of Alcohol!

 Tuesday, April 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Alcohol intake may be linked to the premenstrual syndrome, a new research has found.

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Bummer day at Work? Take a fun Break

 Tuesday, April 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Listen to music or go for a relaxing walk after a bad day at work to get some sound sleep at night, suggests a study.

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Short-course Radiotherapy Treatment Safe for Prostate Cancer Patients

 Monday, April 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Shorter courses of radiotherapy are safe and effective for patients with prostate cancer, according to a study.

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Sharper Minds Just a few Glasses Away

 Monday, April 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Oldies, you may want to drink more water as according to a recent study, doing so can help you reap the full cognitive benefits of exercise.

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New Hope for Better Wound Healing

 Monday, April 23, 2018  |  No Comments

A recent study has offered new hope for the diabetic patient with slow-healing wounds.

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Fatty Fish, Camelina oil Dish out Good Cholesterol

 Thursday, April 19, 2018  |  No Comments

Turns out, consuming fatty fish and camelina oil, also known as false flax oil, is beneficial for your good cholesterol and decreases bad cholesterol.

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Delhi Residents Appeal to SDMC to Resolve Civic Woes

 Thursday, April 19, 2018  |  No Comments

The Residents Welfare Association (RWA) of Defence Colony here has urged the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to look into the matter of aggravated mosquito breeding as well as security hazards.

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Do Environmental Factors Have an Effect on Rheumatoid Arthritis?

 Thursday, April 19, 2018  |  No Comments

In a new mouse study, researchers have found a link between rheumatoid arthritis and environmental pollutants.

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Low Testosterone in men Associated With Chronic Diseases

 Thursday, April 19, 2018  |  No Comments

Testosterone deficiency in men is linked with chronic health conditions, finds a study.

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