Eating 3 bananas a day could slash stroke risk by 21%

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 06, 2011, 14:20

British and Italian researchers have found that eating three bananas cuts the risk of a stroke.

3 Bananas a day cuts risk of stroke

Last Updated: Thursday, April 07, 2011, 23:09

British and Italian researchers have found that eating three bananas cuts the risk of a stroke.

An extra cup of coffee won’t increase BP risk

Last Updated: Saturday, April 23, 2011, 21:45

Data pooled in by researchers from six studies, covering 170,000 people, asked participants how much coffee they drank each day and then followed them for up to 33 years.

Common painkillers increase heart risk

Last Updated: Friday, April 08, 2011, 14:06

A new study has associated common painkillers to increased risk of heart problems.

Control diabetes to cut cancer risk

Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2011, 12:13

Diabetes is associated with lower risk of prostate cancer in men but with higher risk of other cancers in both men and women, according to a new study.

A blend of 13 fruit juices `that lowers heart disease risk`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 05, 2011, 19:09

Scientists have created what they claim is a fruit cocktail with an ideal blend of 13 different juices that can lower one`s risk of heart disease and stroke.

Drinking coffee `slashes breast cancer risk`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 12:14

Drinking upto five cups of coffee daily can protect you from developing oestrogen-receptor negative breast cancer, which is one of the most aggressive forms of the disease, says a new study.

Menstruation ups knee injury risks

Last Updated: Saturday, May 21, 2011, 14:12

Women`s menstrual cycles can increase their risk of injuries, but those who take contraceptive pills are more likely to be protected from the same.

High salt diet lowers heart disease risk

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 08, 2011, 09:40

Doctors have been telling us for long that too much salt is bad for our health. However, the controversial results of an eight-year study by Belgium scientists have suggested that eating a diet high in salt is not only good for you, but could also reduce the risk of dying from a heart attack or a stroke.

Low-carb, high-protein diet may cut cancer risk

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 13:03

A study has suggested that eating a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet may reduce the risk of cancer and slow the growth of tumours already present.

Daily cup of black tea cuts cancer risk

Last Updated: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 11:48

Green or black tea is packed with antioxidants, which can fight harmful molecules accumulating in the body and damaging cells.

Brisk exercise `cuts cancer death risk`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 23, 2011, 14:42

Strenuous exercise for just half an hour a day can reduce a person`s risk of dying from cancer.