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Big breakfast meals may burn twice as many calories, reveals study

Big breakfast meals may burn twice as many calories, reveals study

According to the researchers, the human body expends energy when it digests food for the absorption, digestion, transport, and storage of nutrients - a process, known as diet-induced thermogenesis (

Feb 20, 2020, 10:48 AM IST
Air pollution's tiny particles may give heart attacks

Air pollution's tiny particles may give heart attacks

"Our future analyses will examine the combined hourly exposures to both air pollution and extreme temperature. We will also identify vulnerable subpopulations regarding pre-existing diseases and

Feb 16, 2020, 14:24 PM IST
Green tea and regular exercise may reduce fatty liver disease

Green tea and regular exercise may reduce fatty liver disease

Because of the high prevalence of risk factors such as obesity and Type-2 diabetes, fatty liver disease is forecast to afflict more than 100 million people by 2030. And there are currently no

Feb 15, 2020, 15:29 PM IST
Prolonged sitting linked to depression risk in adolescents

Prolonged sitting linked to depression risk in adolescents

The researchers found that every additional 60 minutes of sedentary behaviour per day at age 12, 14 and 16 was associated with an increase in depression score of 11.1 per cent, 08 per cent or 10.5

Feb 12, 2020, 14:24 PM IST
Taller men may have lower dementia risk in old age: Study

Taller men may have lower dementia risk in old age: Study

For the findings, published in the journal eLife, researchers analysed data on 666,333 Danish men born between 1939 and 1959, including 70,608 brothers and 7,388 twins, from Danish national

Feb 12, 2020, 14:14 PM IST
Diet easily affects quality of sperm, find researchers

Diet easily affects quality of sperm, find researchers

The study published in 'PLOS Biology' was found by researchers at Linkoping University who fed healthy young men a high sugar diet.

Dec 29, 2019, 13:37 PM IST
Here's if obesity and smoking may impact healing post-fracture surgery

Here's if obesity and smoking may impact healing post-fracture surgery

A recent study has examined if obesity and smoking, which are known to impact negative effects on bone health, can also affect healing in patients, who had surgery for fractures of the wrist or the

Nov 23, 2019, 21:07 PM IST
Michigan teen gets double lung transplant after damage from e-cigarettes

Michigan teen gets double lung transplant after damage from e-cigarettes

Family members of the boy, who was not identified by name, said in the statement that they had asked doctors to make public the "horrific life-threatening effects" of vaping.

Nov 13, 2019, 13:29 PM IST
Google secretly gathering health data of Americans: Report

Google secretly gathering health data of Americans: Report

The New York Times later wrote that "dozens of Google employees" may have access to sensitive patient data and some may have downloaded that data too.

Nov 12, 2019, 14:54 PM IST
Less sleep may negatively affect women's bone health

Less sleep may negatively affect women's bone health

Getting too little sleep is linked with a higher risk of having low bone mineral density (BMD) and developing osteoporosis, researchers have warned.

Nov 07, 2019, 10:37 AM IST
Weight-loss surgery likely to cause genetic risk for developing breast cancer: Study

Weight-loss surgery likely to cause genetic risk for developing breast cancer: Study

In a recent study, it has been found that women with a genetic predisposition for breast cancer were 2.5 times more likely to develop a malignancy than women with the same genetic risk who underwent

Nov 06, 2019, 09:40 AM IST
Researchers discover a new blood test capable of detecting various types of cancer

Researchers discover a new blood test capable of detecting various types of cancer

With this new kind of blood test, it will now be possible for doctors to accurately detect multiple types of cancers.

Sep 28, 2019, 14:50 PM IST
New drug to protect against Alzheimer: Study

New drug to protect against Alzheimer: Study

This drug could help activate these mechanisms that support nerve health and prevent dementia.

Sep 10, 2019, 16:13 PM IST
Decoded: Why women get heart attacks later than men

Decoded: Why women get heart attacks later than men

The team looked at lipids absorbed from the diet and made in the liver.

Sep 03, 2019, 18:09 PM IST
63 per cent of Indian executives are overweight: Report

63 per cent of Indian executives are overweight: Report

The report has been compiled by reviewing the diet and activity levels of working professionals 

Sep 03, 2019, 16:10 PM IST
Parenting stress weakens mother-child communication

Parenting stress weakens mother-child communication

Excessive parenting stress can block maternal sensitivity, lead to reactions that punish the child

Aug 30, 2019, 16:53 PM IST
India's move to ban e-cigarettes flawed: Cancer experts

India's move to ban e-cigarettes flawed: Cancer experts

 Scientific institutes now acknowledge that ENDS pose significantly less health risk compared to traditional cigarettes or bidis

Aug 29, 2019, 17:16 PM IST
Tiny robotic thread can slip through brain's blood vessels

Tiny robotic thread can slip through brain's blood vessels

The procedure is physically taxing, requiring surgeons who must be specifically trained in the task

Aug 29, 2019, 17:08 PM IST
Married people less likely to experience dementia

Married people less likely to experience dementia

Divorcees are about twice as likely as married people to develop dementia, the study indicated

Aug 29, 2019, 17:04 PM IST
Device for stroke victims launched

Device for stroke victims launched

The product is aimed towards neuro-rehabilitation of stroke victims and motor rehabilitation of victims with upper limb motor deficit due to conditions such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis,

Aug 09, 2019, 15:49 PM IST