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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
Protein from nuts, seeds could be good for your heart

Protein from nuts, seeds could be good for your heart

While eating red meat that is rich in protein is linked with increased risk of heart disease, protein from nuts and seeds could be beneficial for the human heart, suggests a study including more

Apr 05, 2018, 11:12 AM IST
Long-term consumption of coffee may worsen Alzheimer's symptoms: Study

Long-term consumption of coffee may worsen Alzheimer's symptoms: Study

Long-term consumption of coffee can worsen the neuropsychiatric symptoms in those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, scientists claim.

Apr 04, 2018, 18:21 PM IST
3-year-old successfully operated for rare heart condition

3-year-old successfully operated for rare heart condition

A team of doctors has successfully diagnosed and operated upon a three-year-old boy from Jammu and Kashmir who was suffering from a rare condition, the Fortis Hospital said on Tuesday.

Apr 04, 2018, 18:00 PM IST
Condom challenge: All you need to know about this dangerous bet

Condom challenge: All you need to know about this dangerous bet

Condom challenge is a latest social media fad where a condom is snorted and it's quite popular among youngsters nowadays. 

Apr 04, 2018, 17:22 PM IST
Obesity may affect a child's liver

Obesity may affect a child's liver

Parents take note. If your child is obese or overweight, it may have negative impact on his or her liver, a new study suggests.

Apr 04, 2018, 17:04 PM IST
Heart transplant gives new lease of life to 56-year-old

Heart transplant gives new lease of life to 56-year-old

Quick response from a team of doctors here helped a 56-year-old patient get a new lease of life as the doctors carried out a heart transplant within three hours of harvesting from a donor in Jaipur.

Apr 04, 2018, 14:22 PM IST
Here's why you should consume coconut water in summer

Here's why you should consume coconut water in summer

During the summer season, the refreshing coconut water comes as a saviour, for we can beat the scorching heat and cool our body by savouring it. 

Apr 04, 2018, 14:19 PM IST
World Health Day 2018: Here's how you can eat healthy every day

World Health Day 2018: Here's how you can eat healthy every day

Who doesn't want to lead a healthy life? Well, everyone does and for that one needs to eat a healthy balanced diet with right food items included in your daily meal. 

Apr 04, 2018, 12:45 PM IST
Scientists develop 'injectable bandage' that can heal internal injuries

Scientists develop 'injectable bandage' that can heal internal injuries

A team of scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed an 'injectable bandage' - a therapeutic gel that can heal potentially fatal internal injuries.

Apr 04, 2018, 11:13 AM IST
Pasta not to blame for obesity: Study

Pasta not to blame for obesity: Study

Eating pasta may not contribute to obesity if consumed as a part of a healthy diet, a study has found.

Apr 04, 2018, 11:01 AM IST
Smartphone app better at measuring blood flow

Smartphone app better at measuring blood flow

A smartphone app using the phone's camera has performed better than traditional physical examination to assess blood flow in patients undergoing coronary angiography, scientists said on Tuesday.

Apr 04, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
New imaging agent may guide therapy for brain diseases

New imaging agent may guide therapy for brain diseases

Researchers have developed a new imaging agent that could help guide and assess treatments for people with various neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis (MS

Apr 03, 2018, 17:41 PM IST
Ovarian cancer: These signs and symptoms should not be ignored

Ovarian cancer: These signs and symptoms should not be ignored

Ovarian cancer is one the most common form of cancers found among women across the globe.

Apr 03, 2018, 16:28 PM IST
World Health Day 2018: Simple ways to stay fit and healthy

World Health Day 2018: Simple ways to stay fit and healthy

Come April 7 and everyone across the globe will be seen celebrating World Health Day.

Apr 03, 2018, 16:20 PM IST
Exercise before pregnancy key for healthy motherhood

Exercise before pregnancy key for healthy motherhood

Expectant mothers who are more fit before pregnancy are at lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, a study suggests.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:29 PM IST
This new drug could make your blood kill mosquito

This new drug could make your blood kill mosquito

A team of researchers have discovered a new drug that could make our blood kill the mosquito. 

Apr 03, 2018, 14:09 PM IST
Sanitary pads need to be made biodegradable

Sanitary pads need to be made biodegradable

Periods: The word is no longer taboo. Both women and men, in recent times, have spoken out about menstrual health and there has been quite a lot of awareness over it through films and other medium.

Apr 03, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
Legal marijuana could help offset US opioid crisis: Study

Legal marijuana could help offset US opioid crisis: Study

Researchers have proposed that legalising marijuana for medicinal use could help offset the US' opioid epidemic, according to two studies.

Apr 03, 2018, 11:20 AM IST

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