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Muscle loss may increase mortality risk in women with breast cancer: Study

Muscle loss may increase mortality risk in women with breast cancer: Study

 A new study has found that muscle loss in women with breast cancer may increase their risk of mortality risk

Apr 09, 2018, 12:32 PM IST
This is why you should never use baby wipes

This is why you should never use baby wipes

Are you using baby wipes for your infant? If yes, then stop doing so because a new study has found that baby wipes increase the risk of developing life-threatening food allergies in children.

Apr 09, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
High BP patients are more likely to choose tea, pill over exercise

High BP patients are more likely to choose tea, pill over exercise

People are more likely to choose a daily cup of tea or a pill over exercise as the preferred treatment to control their high blood pressure, finds a survey.

Apr 09, 2018, 11:37 AM IST
New immunotherapy for lung cancer may be effective, safe: Lancet

New immunotherapy for lung cancer may be effective, safe: Lancet

A novel immunotherapy combination is effective and safe at controlling the progression of lung cancer, results from a clinical trial showed.

Apr 09, 2018, 10:54 AM IST
Eating berries may prevent cancer: Study

Eating berries may prevent cancer: Study

Berries naturally produce pigments, that give them the red, blue and purple colour, known as anthocyanins.

Apr 09, 2018, 10:32 AM IST
Novel method to generate stem cells developed

Novel method to generate stem cells developed

Chinese scientists have developed a novel method by mixing two chemicals that help generate stem cells which can self-renew or multiply while maintaining the potential to develop into other types of

Apr 09, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
Dysfunctional gene linked to ADHD, schizophrenia identified

Dysfunctional gene linked to ADHD, schizophrenia identified

Dysfunction in a gene that can lead to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression has been identified.

Apr 06, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
World Health Day 2018: Simple ways to keep your eyes healthy

World Health Day 2018: Simple ways to keep your eyes healthy

Eyes are the most valuable and sensitive organs and need special care.

Apr 06, 2018, 17:33 PM IST
Summer tips: Eat these foods for a healthy skin

Summer tips: Eat these foods for a healthy skin

It's that time of the year when your skin needs extra care. One needs to be more cautious during the summer season as the scorching heat and UV rays of the sun can damage your skin. 

Apr 06, 2018, 16:32 PM IST
Remove sun tan instantly with these home remedies

Remove sun tan instantly with these home remedies

With the sun comes the tanned skin so this season opt for natural packs to get rid of the tan from your face, arms, hands, neck, back and feet the natural way.

Apr 06, 2018, 14:22 PM IST
High intake of dairy products may improve bone health: Study

High intake of dairy products may improve bone health: Study

A new study has revealed that higher intake of dairy products may improve bone mineral density and strengthen the spine.

Apr 06, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Urinary incontinence linked to reduced sexual urge in elderly

Urinary incontinence linked to reduced sexual urge in elderly

Urinary incontinence (UI), also known as involuntary urination, is any uncontrolled leakage of urine. It is a common and distressing problem, in the elderly and may have a large impact on quality of

Apr 06, 2018, 12:56 PM IST
New blood test to predict TB onset two years in advance

New blood test to predict TB onset two years in advance

Researchers have developed a new blood test that can more accurately predict the development of tuberculosis (TB) up to two years before its onset in high-risk patients.

Apr 06, 2018, 12:26 PM IST
Scientists develop adult-like human heart muscle using stem cells

Scientists develop adult-like human heart muscle using stem cells

In a first, a team of scientists developed human heart muscle using stem cells that function just like the adult human heart, an advance which would help make drug development significantly faster,

Apr 06, 2018, 10:27 AM IST
Painful menstrual cramps? This new app may help ease the pain

Painful menstrual cramps? This new app may help ease the pain

A team of researchers have developed a new app with acupressure-based features that will help ease the pain and cramps women experience during menstruation.

Apr 05, 2018, 17:22 PM IST
World Health Day 2018: Eat these superfoods for a healthy heart

World Health Day 2018: Eat these superfoods for a healthy heart

 One needs to consume heart-healthy foods which can help you lead a happy and healthy life.

Apr 05, 2018, 17:08 PM IST
Young metal fans at increased risk of suicide, self-harm

Young metal fans at increased risk of suicide, self-harm

Young people belonging to alternative subcultures - such as fans of heavy metal music and goths - are at a greater risk of self-harm and suicide, researchers have found.

Apr 05, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
Want to lead a stress-free, happy life? Doing this might help

Want to lead a stress-free, happy life? Doing this might help

A new study has revealed that the frequency and volume of physical activities undertaken may actually boost your level of happiness.

Apr 05, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
Tai Chi can help improve respiratory function in COPD patients

Tai Chi can help improve respiratory function in COPD patients

A new study has found that regular practice of Tai Chi-an ancient Chinese martial art form- can boost respiratory function in people suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease  (COPD).

Apr 05, 2018, 14:53 PM IST
Eating broccoli daily may prevent hardening of neck arteries in older adults

Eating broccoli daily may prevent hardening of neck arteries in older adults

One should include cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and sprouts in their daily diet because they are good for health and may also help prevent the hardening of neck

Apr 05, 2018, 12:20 PM IST

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