Here's how fish oil diets benefit you

While diets rich in fish oil produce gut bacteria known to reduce weight gain and improve glucose metabolism, consumption of animal fat promotes growth of bacteria linked to gut inflammation, new research has found.

High-protein diet lowers blood pressure too

Eating high-levels of certain proteins found in meat and plant-based foods can lower blood pressure and arterial stiffness leading to better heart health.

'Oily fish' consumption may lower nasal allergy risks in kids

A new study has claimed that eating oily fish may help keeping nasal allergies at bay for kids.

Warming oceans drive fish deeper
Warming oceans drive fish deeper

In response to rise in sea surface temperature, fish go deeper into water to escape the heat, says a new study.

Shun the health myths this monsoon

The monsoon brings respite from the sweltering heat but also triggers a lot of health-related issues, most of which are plain myths that have persisted over time.

Aquariums can lower BP, improve mood

Viewing aquarium displays may not only improve your mood after a hard day at work, the exposure may also lead to reduction in blood pressure and heart rate.

Whole fat butter may control diabetes in humans

A unique saturated fat found in fish and whole fat daily products can reverse diabetes, researchers have reported after discovering that dolphins suffering from prediabetes were cured when fed with a modified diet rich in the saturated fat.

Genes help fish cope with warming oceans
Genes help fish cope with warming oceans

 In a first, the genetic mystery of why some fish are able to adjust to warming oceans has been unlocked.

New fish species discovered in Kerala

A new cyprinid fish, Puntius Dolichopterus has been discovered in Kerala`s Kayamkulam city, a media report said.

Scientists discover strange new fanged 'blackfish' in volcano on ocean floor

Scientists have identified a bizarre new species of fanged "blackfish" among other strange creatures while exploring a volcano off the coast of Australia.

Daily fish oil pills can boost heart health in older adults

Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements daily can improve cardiovascular health in healthy older adults, scientists have found.

Excess vitamin A disrupts immune system

Too much Vitamin A shuts down the body's trained immunity, opening door to infections to which we would otherwise be immune, says a new study.

Fish ears reveal lot about their private lives

Scientists at the University of Southampton in Britain have found a way to pry into the private lives of fish simply by looking into their ears.

When fish would experience 'mountaineering effect'

 Global warming would result in warmer water temperatures that would in turn speed up the aquatic animals' metabolic need for oxygen.

Rahul Gandhi enjoys 'tasty fish' lunch at fisherman's house

 Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday enjoyed a 'tasty fish' lunch served by a fisherman's family at a hamlet near here and said he would visit the beach again to taste Kerala's delicious tapioca and spicy fish curry.

Omega-3 boosts brain power among the elderly

 Omega-3 fatty acids -- found in fish, nuts and certain seeds like flax seeds -- can improve cognitive abilities among the elderly, finds a study.

Omega-3 diet can curb anti-social behaviour in kids

A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids commonly found in fish OILhelps reduce anti-social and aggressive behaviour problems in children, shows a promising research.

World's first warm-blooded fish found
World's first warm-blooded fish found

Researchers have discovered a first fully warm-blooded fish that circulates heated blood throughout its body much like mammals and birds.

Iconic Indian fish on verge of extinction: Study
Iconic Indian fish on verge of extinction: Study

A new study has claimed that the 'Humpback Mahseer', a freshwater fish found only in India's Cauvery Basin is on the 'brink of extinction'.

Fish-generated sunscreen pill to protect humans: Study
Fish-generated sunscreen pill to protect humans: Study

Fish can produce their own sunscreen and copying the method they use could lead to a sunscreen pill for humans, says a new study.