Sugar, kerosene, tea leaves for poor in ration shops in Bihar

 Chief Minister Nitish Kumar government on Wednesday announced bonanza for the poor by including sugar, tea leaves and kerosene in the list of items to be provided through ration shops.

Guard against sugar addiction

Sugar can be addictive, but its excessive consumption can cause health problems. So, as much as you can, avoid a sugar glut!

Brain circuit responsible for overeating, sugar addiction identified

A new research has found the brain circuit responsible for making us feel addicted to sugar and overeating.

Is eating an orange really better than orange juice?

 While it is believed that eating an orange is better than having orange juice, scientists have explained in a new study that it may not be that clear.

Maroon 5 unveil 'Sugar' music video
Maroon 5 unveil 'Sugar' music video

American pop rock band Maroon 5 turns into wedding crashers in the official music video for their newest single 'Sugar'.

Centre must step in as sugar sector faces low prices: Pawar

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Thursday said there was a difference of Rs 700 in the per-tonne cost of sugar production and the market price, and the Centre should intervene to bridge the gap.

Adam Levine gate crashes LA weddings for new music video
Adam Levine gate crashes LA weddings for new music video

 Adam Levine recently gate-crashed weddings across Los Angeles and filmed the entire thing for his new music video for 'Sugar'.

Lab grown intestines come closer to reality

Researchers were recently able to grow a functional tissue-engineered intestine from human cells, it has been reported.

Type 1 diabetes patients live longer if sugar controlled early

Researchers from University of Pittsburgh have revealed that people with Type 1 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose soon after diagnosis are likely to live longer than those who don't.

Table sugar less toxic than fructose

All "added sugar" found typically in processed foods are bad but among them the fructose found in corn syrup may harm you more than table sugar, new research has found.

Does coffee have different affect when taken with sugar?

In a new study, scientists have investigated whether the people respond differently to caffeinated drinks that do or do not have sugar.

Added sugar more harmful for heart than salt

A new study has revealed that added sugars likely to have greater role than salt in high blood pressure and heart disease.

High-fructose drink consumption leads to overeating

 The brain responds differently to two forms of sugar, glucose and fructose, a new study says, adding that the consumption of fructose may promote overeating.

Christmas biscuit sugar sparks German terror alert

Vanilla sugar for Christmas biscuits trickling from an envelope sparked a bioterrorism scare at a German mail distribution centre on Monday, local police said.

Family ration cards valid till December 2015

Government on Monday said family ration cards presently in use will be valid till December 2015.

Beware: Sugar could be dangerous for your health

A new research suggests that high sugar levels affect a key area of the brain which causes the heart rate to quicken and blood pressure to rise.

Plant-based raw materials to produce consumer goods?

Imagine wearing trousers made out of corn or a T-shirt made of sugar. With bio-based raw materials coming to the fore, this could, in fact, be the future of the consumer goods industry.

DNA: Air quality deteriorates in various cities post Diwali

Air quality deteriorates in various cities of India after Diwali. The coming two days will be little difficult for the people to breath because of the air pollution post Diwali.

Daily consumption of fruit juice can create problems for your heart

A new study has found that daily consumption of fruit juice can actually prove dangerous for the heart.

Now a campaign to debunk myth about sugar

As obesity and sugar related problems are faced by a huge number of people, a new campaign has been launched to inform and educate people about sugar and the role it can play as part of a healthy balanced diet.