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High tungsten levels can double stroke risk

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 19:21

Exposure to high levels of tungsten - a metal commonly used in mobile phones and computers - could double the risk of suffering a stroke, scientists have warned.

Smoking long or ultralong cigarettes riskier than normal sized ones

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 10:55

Smoking long or ultralong cigarettes can cause greater risk of lung and oral cancer than regular and king-size cigarettes, a new study has revealed.

Even short bouts of `brisk` activity can help cut the flab

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 13:01

A new research has revealed that for preventing weight gain, the intensity of the activity matters more than duration.

Avocados can reduce stroke and diabetes risk

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 14:03

Consuming avocados could be associated with better diet quality and nutrient intake level, lower intake of added sugars, lower body weight, BMI and waist circumferences, higher "good cholesterol" levels and lower metabolic syndrome risk, a new study has revealed.

11% of adult`s calories come from fast food

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 13:13

A new U.S. report has revealed that 11.3 percent of daily calories consumed by adults in 2007 through 2010 came from fast food.

Childbearing women at risk from lead pollution

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 14:52

Most women in the childbearing age showed up excessive levels of two or three environmental pollutants that could harm the brain development of foetuses and babies.

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