Novel ingredient can cut daily salt intake

An ingredient that reduces sodium in certain foods can also lower its intake in the general public, saving them from various life-threatening diseases, new research shows.

Jul 20, 2015, 12:22 PM IST

Today's kids increasingly skip lunch

Skipping lunches have become a common trend amongst kids today, claims a new study. 

Mar 30, 2015, 10:54 AM IST

Popular soft drink ingredient poses cancer risk

 Drinking caramel-coloured soft drinks, such as cola, regularly could put you at higher risk of cancer, a new study has warned.

Feb 23, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

Decaffeinated coffee good for liver

Drinking decaffeinated coffee is good for your liver, shows a study.

Oct 10, 2014, 12:33 PM IST

Cooking gas stoves at home associated with childhood asthma

 Scientists have found that ventilation while cooking with a gas stove is essential, as the lack of it was linked to childhood asthma.

Sep 30, 2014, 19:42 PM IST

High tungsten levels can double stroke risk

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.

Nov 12, 2013, 19:21 PM IST

Smoking long or ultralong cigarettes riskier than normal sized ones

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.

Oct 29, 2013, 10:55 AM IST

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

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

Sep 02, 2013, 13:01 PM IST

Avocados can reduce stroke and diabetes risk

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.

Feb 22, 2013, 14:03 PM IST

11% of adult`s calories come from fast food

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.

Feb 22, 2013, 13:13 PM IST

Childbearing women at risk from lead pollution

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.

Nov 29, 2012, 14:52 PM IST