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Sleep tied to Type 2 diabetes risk in children

Sleep tied to Type 2 diabetes risk in children

Health August 16, 2017 at 8:34 am 0 comments

Washington, August 16 Children who get more sleep are at a lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a study published in a US journal has said. For adults, getting too much or not enough sleep both have been linked with adiposity and Type 2 diabetes, Xinhua news agency citedRead More

Lack of awareness leading India towards breast cancer epidemic

Health August 16, 2017 at 8:33 am 0 comments

  London, August 16 Lack of early diagnosis is leading India towards a breast cancer epidemic, according to scientists who suggest that educating men may be key to encouraging women to seek help earlier. The research, which is the first of its kind to look at breast cancer awareness inRead More

Simple trick may help you remember carrying umbrella, keys

Simple trick may help you remember carrying umbrella, keys

Health August 14, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Toronto, August 14 Do you often forget carrying your keys or umbrella with you while stepping out of your house? A simple memory trick may help! Imagining an action that connects two objects may help people overcome certain kinds of memory problems, a study suggests. Thinking about an action betweenRead More

Eating almonds daily may boost ‘good’ cholesterol

Health August 14, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

New York, August 14 Munching on a handful of almonds daily may boost the levels of ‘good’ cholesterol in the body while simultaneously improving the way it functions, a study claims. Researchers from Pennsylvania State University in the US compared the levels and function of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) or goodRead More

Eating almonds daily may boost ‘good’ cholesterol

Eating almonds daily may boost ‘good’ cholesterol

Health August 12, 2017 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

New York, August 12 Munching on a handful of almonds daily may boost the levels of ‘good’ cholesterol in the body while simultaneously improving the way it functions, a study claims. Researchers from Pennsylvania State University in the US compared the levels and function of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) or goodRead More

Bad jobs worse for health than unemployment: study

Health August 12, 2017 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

London, August 12 People working in low-paying or highly stressful jobs are more likely to face health problems than those who remain unemployed, scientists, including one of Indian origin, have found. Researchers at the University of Manchester in the UK monitored over 1,000 participants aged between 35 and 75 whoRead More

Australian scientists make breakthrough over miscarriage prevention

Australian scientists make breakthrough over miscarriage prevention

Health August 10, 2017 at 6:13 pm 0 comments

Sydney Australian researchers have discovered a dietary supplement which can prevent miscarriages, and many different types of birth defects for pregnant women. The discovery, announced on Thursday at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney, said that the common supplement Niacin, known as Vitamin B3, can cure molecular deficienciesRead More

Beer may help overcome creative block

Health August 10, 2017 at 6:12 pm 0 comments

London Suffering a creative block? Drinking a pint of beer may trigger productivity and help you think out of the box for your artistic tasks, a study suggests. Scientists from the University of Graz in Austria found that people performed better in a range of creative tasks after drinking moderateRead More

Playing action video games may harm your brain

Playing action video games may harm your brain

Health August 8, 2017 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

Toronto Playing action video games may cause depletion of grey matter in the brain, increasing the risk of diseases such as depression, schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s, a study has warned. Researchers from University of Montreal (UdeM) in Canada found that habitual players of action games have less grey matter in theirRead More

Smartphone app can predict disease risk based on health inputs

Health August 8, 2017 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, August 8 A new smartphone app, developed by a Gurgaon-based start-up, can provide ‘smart reports’ that may predict the user’s risk of diseases and expose hidden disorders based on their symptoms and lifestyle inputs. The app, called Healthians, allows users to log their basic body vitals like bloodRead More