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Eating roast potatoes and brown toast may cause cancer, says UK scientists

Cancer

Eating roast potatoes and brown toast may cause cancer, says UK scientists

Do you often eat roast potatoes and brown toast? If yes, then stop eating these food as it increases the risk of developing the deadly disease, cancer.

Anaemic kids can better fight malaria: Study

Anaemia

Anaemic kids can better fight malaria: Study

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have proven that these concerns valid after finding iron deficiency anaemia actually protects children against the blood-stage of Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Smartphone apps can help deal with depression, anxiety

Depression

Smartphone apps can help deal with depression, anxiety

Researchers from Northwestern University in the United States found that 13 speedy mini-apps called `IntelliCare` significantly reduced 50 percent depression and anxiety

Dairy products

New ''soya'' dairy substitute is Manipur''s new taste sensation

Emasoy is the first manufacturer in Manipur for non-dairy based products such as milk, curd and ice cream from soyabean which is known as best alternative to dairy based products.

Arthritis: Try these simple home remedies to treat the disease

Health

Arthritis: Try these simple home remedies to treat the disease

Arthritis is a painful medical condition in the form of inflammation of joints which leads to severe pain, swelling and stiffness. 

scars

Researchers find way to make wounds heal without scars

By transforming the most common type of cells found in wounds into fat cells, researchers have reported finding a way to manipulate wounds to heal as regenerated skin rather than scar tissue. 

Brown rice: Top five surprising health benefits of the food!

Healthy eating

Brown rice: Top five surprising health benefits of the food!

We all know that brown rice is considered as one of the healthiest food. 

Want to reduce blood cholesterol? Include these superfoods in your diet!

Healthy eating

Want to reduce blood cholesterol? Include these superfoods in your diet!

 Believe it or not but a good diet plays an important role in keeping the cholesterol level in check.

An hour-long nap may boost memory, thinking in elderly

brain health

An hour-long nap may boost memory, thinking in elderly

Sleep plays a key role in helping older adults maintain their healthy mental function, necessary for people as they age, the researchers said.

'Toxic' bosses bad for employee health, reputation, says study

Employee health

'Toxic' bosses bad for employee health, reputation, says study

Researchers from the University of Manchester in the UK found that those who work for leaders who display these traits had lower job satisfaction and scored higher on a clinical measure of depression.

Elusive structure of HIV machinery cracked

HIV

Elusive structure of HIV machinery cracked

HIV is a clever virus and has learned to evade even some of the best drugs on the market.

Older adults can live longer by consuming mediterranean diet

Healthy diet

Older adults can live longer by consuming mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet also includes beans and cereal grains such as wheat and rice, moderate amounts of fish, dairy and wine and limited red meat and poultry.

Breast cancer survivors should refrain from consuming smoked meat: Study

Cancer

Breast cancer survivors should refrain from consuming smoked meat: Study

A new research suggests that frequent consumption of smoked, barbecued and grilled meat is not at all good for breast cancer survivors.

Residing near high-traffic roadways elevates demetia risk

brain health

Residing near high-traffic roadways elevates demetia risk

They examined records of more than 6.5 million Ontario residents aged 20-85 to investigate the correlation between living close to major roads and dementia, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.

Potatoes, bananas can do wonders to your health – Read

potatoes

Potatoes, bananas can do wonders to your health – Read

Researchers examined the potential health benefits of resistant starch, a form of starch that is not digested in the small intestine and is therefore considered a type of dietary fibre.

Bird flu

Hong Kong confirms city''s second death this season of H7N9 bird flu

The man, who travelled to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou in mid-December and was hospitalized in the neighbouring city of Dongguan earlier this week, died from H7N9.

This is how Rosemary can do wonders to your health

Health

This is how Rosemary can do wonders to your health

Rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region.

Know the common causes of allergic sneezing!

Allergic sneezing

Know the common causes of allergic sneezing!

We all know that allergy to nuts, sour foods and seafood are quite common and often leads to skin symptoms like rashes, redness of eyes and itching.

These factors increases the risk of recurring kidney stones!

Kidney stones

These factors increases the risk of recurring kidney stones!

Do you know kidney stones can occur more than once? 

Coconut oil: Side effects you need to know!

Coconut oil

Coconut oil: Side effects you need to know!

We all know that coconut oil gives many health, nutritional and beauty benefits.

Five simple ways to prevent cold!

Cold infections

Five simple ways to prevent cold!

Cold is the most common viral infections which we all have suffered frequently. 

New app-based game may help smokers quit

Smoking

New app-based game may help smokers quit

However, it also incorporates a combination of some 37 behavioural change techniques ? theory-based methods for changing behaviour ? selected by psychologists to help smokers quit.

Malaria vaccine made from genetically modified parasites found safe, effective

Malaria

Malaria vaccine made from genetically modified parasites found safe, effective

The first-in-human phase 1 study shows a weakened form of the malaria parasite safely activated strong immune responses in 10 healthy volunteers, whose antibodies completely protected mice from malaria infection.

Cancer

Novel drug may stop melanoma spread

About 10,000 people are estimated to die each year from melanoma, which spreads throughout the body quickly and attacks distant organs such as the brain and lungs. 

This new antibiotic can be the cure for gonorrhoea – Read

sexually transmitted disease

This new antibiotic can be the cure for gonorrhoea – Read

People will be well aware that CO is a toxic molecule but that is at high concentrations. Here we are using very low concentrations which we know the bacteria are sensitive to.

Approximately 5.5 billion people in the world are obese

Obesity

Approximately 5.5 billion people in the world are obese

The researchers, including those from Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand, put forth a specific notion of overfat, a condition of having sufficient excess body fat to impair health.

Following in mommy's steps: Iceland's first baby born in 1980 gives birth to first one of 2017!

Pregnancy

Following in mommy's steps: Iceland's first baby born in 1980 gives birth to first one of 2017!

Katrin was already a mother of two before the latest addition to her family, who now shares her birthday too!

Marathon running: Top five benefits of the exercise

health news

Marathon running: Top five benefits of the exercise

It would be no exaggeration if marathon is said to be a sport that includes an assortment of advantages from physical to psychological

A gene's dysfunction may cause premenstrual mood disorder

Mental health

A gene's dysfunction may cause premenstrual mood disorder

A premenstrual mood disorder that affects two to five per cent of women of reproductive age may be the result of a dysregulation in certain gene activity.

Try these simple home remedies to get rid of stretch marks!

Wellness

Try these simple home remedies to get rid of stretch marks!

Stretch marks are the narrow streaks or lines on the skin with an off colour hue.

Maternal depression may increase risk of social-emotional problems in kids

Depression

Maternal depression may increase risk of social-emotional problems in kids

A new study has found that mothers with early and chronic depression may increase the risk of kids developing social-emotional problems.