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Regular yoga can slow down ageing of brain

Health January 15, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

NEW DELHI: Practising yoga regularly can slow down ageing of the brain and helps it stay young, claims a study. The study by the researchers of the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), said that yoga might help in prevention of age-related degeneration by changing cardiometabolic risk factorsRead More

Anxiety may be early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease

Health January 15, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

BOSTON: Heightened anxiety in older adults may be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease, a study has warned. Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition that causes the decline of cognitive function and the inability to carry out daily life activities. Past studies have suggested depression and other neuropsychiatric symptoms mayRead More

How fast food is damaging your immune system

How fast food is damaging your immune system

Health January 13, 2018 at 6:23 pm 0 comments

Washington DC: Fast food makes the immune system more aggressive in the long term, suggest researchers. According to the University of Bonn study, even after a change to a healthy diet, the body’s defenses remain hyperactive. These long-term changes may be involved in the development of arteriosclerosis and diabetes, diseasesRead More

Hypersensitive brain networks may cause chronic headaches

Health January 13, 2018 at 6:22 pm 0 comments

Washington Patients with fibromyalgia have brain networks primed for rapid, global responses to minor changes, a study has found. This abnormal hypersensitivity, called explosive synchronisation (ES), can be seen in other network phenomena across nature, according to the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. Researchers from the University ofRead More

Habits that are weakening youth today

Health January 13, 2018 at 6:21 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: ‘Health is wealth’ is more of hearsay than practice and rising incidence of health disorders, owing to poor lifestyle, are indicative of the fact that seldom our health is taken seriously. On the occasion of National Youth Day, Dr Palash Gupta, Director-Orthopedics and Joint Replacement, Max Hospital ShalimarRead More

This could be the reason behind winter weight gain

This could be the reason behind winter weight gain

Health January 12, 2018 at 4:07 am 0 comments

Washington DC: Here’s another reason to bask in the sunshine! According to a recent research, fat cells are sensitive to sunlight and therefore, reduced sunshine in winter may contribute to weight gain. The study has shown the fat cells that lie just beneath our skin shrink when exposed to theRead More

New swallowable sensors to monitor human gut health

New swallowable sensors to monitor human gut health

Health January 12, 2018 at 4:06 am 0 comments

MELBOURNE: Scientists have successfully completed the first human trials of an ingestible capsule that can monitor gases in the gut in real time, potentially revolutionising the way stomach and colon disorders are diagnosed. The capsule can uncover mechanisms in the body that have never been seen before, including a potentiallyRead More

Frozen embryos as good as fresh ones for sucessful IVF births

Health January 12, 2018 at 4:05 am 0 comments

WASHINGTON: The success rate of frozen embryo transfers for in vitro fertilization (IVF) is almost the same as, or even better than, those using fresh ones, researchers said on Wednesday. “Frozen embryo techniques are growing in popularity in fertility clinics worldwide,” lead author Lan Vuong from the University of MedicineRead More

Can sleeping for longer lead to healthier diet?

Can sleeping for longer lead to healthier diet?

Health January 10, 2018 at 7:34 pm 0 comments

Washington Sleeping for longer every night could help you to reduce the intake of sugary foods and lead a healthier diet, suggests a study. Sleep is a modifiable risk factor for various conditions including obesity and cardio-metabolic disease with some figures suggesting a lot of adults are not getting enoughRead More

Paracetamol in pregnancy may delay daughters’ language skills

Health January 10, 2018 at 7:33 pm 0 comments

New York Women who consume acetaminophen—also known as paracetamol and widely used to reduce a high fever or relieve pain—during early pregnancy are six times more likely to see delay in their daughters’ language skills, warns a new study. Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in Tylenol and hundreds of over-the-counterRead More