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Beware! Eating out frequently may harm your health

Beware! Eating out frequently may harm your health

Do you dine out frequently? If yes, then stop doing so as it may harm your health. One should always try to eat a home-cooked meal first.

Mar 30, 2018, 15:28 PM IST
Want to stay attentive in your old age? Start doing this

Want to stay attentive in your old age? Start doing this

Do you want to stay attentive in your old age? If yes, then start doing meditation. A new study has found that regular and intensive sessions of meditation may help you stay focused and attentive

Mar 30, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
UK man caught with world's 'worst-ever' case of super-gonorrhoea. What is super-gonorrhoea?

UK man caught with world's 'worst-ever' case of super-gonorrhoea. What is super-gonorrhoea?

A man in the United Kingdom has been infected with the worst-ever case of gonorrhoea in the world. 

Mar 29, 2018, 14:49 PM IST
Interstitium: The latest organ discovered in human body. All you need to know

Interstitium: The latest organ discovered in human body. All you need to know

Scientists have discovered a new organ in the human body which they have dubbed the 'interstitium'. 

Mar 29, 2018, 12:44 PM IST
Bad food raising under-nutrition and obesity: Experts

Bad food raising under-nutrition and obesity: Experts

Giant corporates selling processed foods are not only raising under-nutrition but also over-nutrition, or obesity, in a country that is seen as the hub of stunted and under-nourished children, say

Mar 29, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
Gene therapy may boost stroke recovery

Gene therapy may boost stroke recovery

The study, carried out on mice, shows that turning on a gene inside cells called astrocytes results in a smaller scar and -- potentially -- a more effective recovery from injury.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
Childhood friendships may boost boys' health in adulthood

Childhood friendships may boost boys' health in adulthood

Spending a fun-filled childhood with friends can help boys to have good physical health in adulthood, according to a new study.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:04 PM IST
This prosthetic system could restore memory loss

This prosthetic system could restore memory loss

Scientists have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person's own memory patterns to facilitate the brain's ability to encode and recall memory, an important

Mar 28, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
Smoking marijuana may lead non-smokers to cigarettes

Smoking marijuana may lead non-smokers to cigarettes

According to the researchers, cannabis use is associated with an increased initiation of cigarette smoking among non-cigarette smokers.

Mar 28, 2018, 15:38 PM IST
Moms-to-be beware! Taking stress during pregnancy may affect baby's brain

Moms-to-be beware! Taking stress during pregnancy may affect baby's brain

A new study has found that stress during pregnancy is not good for the unborn child.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:33 AM IST
Obesity increases cancer risk in young adult: Study

Obesity increases cancer risk in young adult: Study

A new study has revealed that obesity increases the risk of developing cancer in young adults. Obesity often leads to cancer in older adults, but now it has increased in young adults.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
Doctors successfully remove 13 kg tumour from 63-year-old man's abdomen

Doctors successfully remove 13 kg tumour from 63-year-old man's abdomen

 A team of doctors in New Jersey successfully removed a tumour weighing 13-kilogram from the 63-year-old man's stomach. 

Mar 27, 2018, 16:20 PM IST
Consumption of choline during pregnancy may boost babies' metabolism

Consumption of choline during pregnancy may boost babies' metabolism

Researchers has found that consuming more foods with choline during pregnancy may boost metabolism and brain development of babies.

Mar 27, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
This new drug may stop cancer-causing gene in its tracks

This new drug may stop cancer-causing gene in its tracks

The drug I-BET-762 was found showing signs of significantly delaying the development of existing breast and lung cancers by zeroing in on how a cancerous gene, called c-Myc, acts.

Mar 27, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
This drug may reduce harmful inflammation in stroke patients

This drug may reduce harmful inflammation in stroke patients

The study follows earlier research that shows the drug given as an intravenous therapy reduces inflammation in stroke and sub-arachnoid haemorrhage patients.

Mar 27, 2018, 15:55 PM IST
Knee pain can lead to symptoms of depression: Study

Knee pain can lead to symptoms of depression: Study

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide.

Mar 27, 2018, 14:32 PM IST
IIT-Hyderabad to research on how ageing conceptualised in IVF

IIT-Hyderabad to research on how ageing conceptualised in IVF

The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) will undertake a study on the ways in which ageing is conceptualised within in-vitro fertilization (IVF) by researching on elderly couples

Mar 27, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
Bedside chart can reduce cancer patient's pain: Study

Bedside chart can reduce cancer patient's pain: Study

A new study has found that patients suffering from cancer can ease their unbearable pain by using a simple pen and paper bedside chart.

Mar 27, 2018, 10:18 AM IST
Combat bad breath with natural mouthwashes

Combat bad breath with natural mouthwashes

Get your hands on natural mouthwashes like cinnamon and clove which are alcohol-free, easy to prepare and don't cost much, say experts.

Mar 26, 2018, 18:00 PM IST
Chemicals linked to brain disorders in children

Chemicals linked to brain disorders in children

Numerous, common chemicals can interfere with normal thyroid hormone actions, which are essential for normal brain development in foetuses and young children, they say.

Mar 26, 2018, 17:57 PM IST

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