oxidative stress

Higher maternal iron levels may up gestational diabetes risk

Higher maternal iron levels may up gestational diabetes risk

As a strong pro-oxidant, free iron can promote several cellular reactions that generate reactive oxygen species and increase the level of oxidative stress.

Nov 11, 2016, 13:27 PM IST

Eat sesame rich food to reduce oxidative stress

After multiple clinical trials, researchers reported increased levels of antioxidants and a reduction in oxidative stress with sesame consumption, particularly for individuals with hypertension and with Type 2 diabetes.

May 18, 2016, 14:34 PM IST

Cranberries can help curb urinary tract infections

Cranberries can help curb recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs), the second most common type of infection in the body, researchers, including one of India-origin, have found.

Nov 08, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

Cranberries can help cut antibiotic resistance

Not only cranberries help your health from head to toe, but are also an effective approach to help reduce antibiotic use, according to a recent research.

Nov 06, 2015, 09:47 AM IST

How exercise has 'protective effects' on your body

 Just a session of the right kind of exercise, depending on your age, can have protective effects on the body, says a new research.

Dec 29, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

Mechanism linked to stroke damage identified

Researchers have discovered the mechanism linked to stroke damage and brain function, thus paving the way to develop a new drug target to block brain damage.

Nov 28, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

Single enzyme triggers diabetes, says study

A single enzyme promotes the obesity-induced oxidative stress in the pancreatic cells that leads to pre-diabetes and diabetes, researchers have discovered. The drugs that can interfere with this enzyme can prevent or even reversing diabetes.

Aug 15, 2014, 19:00 PM IST

Being forty never too late to start endurance training: Study

A new study suggests that 40 is not too old to start endurance training.

May 10, 2014, 11:36 AM IST

Plastics dangerously harming marine ecosystems

Up till now it was unknown to researchers whether ingested plastic transfers chemical additives or pollutants to wildlife, but a new study has shown that toxic concentrations of pollutants and additives enter the tissue of animals that have eaten microplastic.

Dec 03, 2013, 15:57 PM IST

Just 2 weeks in space may damage astronauts` eyes, genes

Just 13 days in space may be enough to cause profound changes in eye structure and gene expression, scientists have found.

Oct 25, 2013, 16:03 PM IST

Excessive cell phone use linked to cancer, genetic mutations

Excessive use of mobile phone can lead to oxidative stress in cells that is linked to cellular and genetic mutations which cause development of tumours, says a study.

Jul 30, 2013, 17:24 PM IST

Graying of hair can now be reversed

The cure for gray hair is coming - thanks to a team of European researchers.New research suggests that loss of skin or hair color can be corrected by a new compound.

May 04, 2013, 16:04 PM IST

`Ketogenic diet` can ward off ageing: Study

A type of low-carb, low-calorie diet called "ketogenic diet" is rich in a compound that could delay the effects of ageing, scientists say.

Dec 07, 2012, 16:30 PM IST

Bitter cumin `a rich source of phenolic antioxidants`

Bitter cumin extracts were strong antioxidants in the free radical scavenging systems tested.

Oct 10, 2011, 20:29 PM IST

Orange juice suppresses oxidative stress from high-fat

Flavonoids in orange juice neutralize the oxidative and inflammatory stress generated by high-fat, high-carb meals and help prevent blood vessel damage, claims a new study.

Mar 31, 2010, 11:25 AM IST

Orange juice suppresses oxidative stress from high-fat

Flavonoids in orange juice neutralize the oxidative and inflammatory stress generated by high-fat, high-carb meals and help prevent blood vessel damage, claims a new study.

Mar 31, 2010, 00:00 AM IST