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Dear men, work-related stress may cause cancer
Washingtington.D.C. [USA], Jan. 18 : Dear men, beware! Prolonged exposure to work-related stress may increase likelihood of cancer. Read Full Story

Weight loss on mind? Say NO to food after 5pm
London [UK], Jan.18 : Here's a solution to shed those extra holiday kilos! Fasting for 15 hours overnight every night is key to losing weight and staying slim, says a study. Read Full Story

Careful! Diabetes can cut 10 years of your life
London [UK], Jan. 18 : Diabetes in middle age could slash up to a decade off your life, new research shows. Read Full Story

Good news! That cuppa coffee is key to your long life
London [UK], Jan. 17 : Why do coffee drinkers tend to have a longer life? Read Full Story

The fitter older adults are, the more active their brain is during learning
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 14 : 'The older, the wiser' can be a perfect tag for the older adults, who experience good cardiac fitness, as, they keep their brains in good shape too. Read Full Story

Undergo tobacco counseling, and cut down on smoking
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 14 : Cutting down on smoking can now be a bit easier for you! Read Full Story

Don't consider your child as 'overweight'! It might lead to more weight gain
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 14 : Do you see your child as 'overweight'? May be that is the reason for his/her gaining more weight over the period of time. Read Full Story

Beware! Burgers, chips at lunch may cause food comas
London [England], Jan. 13 : Next time, think twice before you eat that burger or chips during lunch, as a new study reveals that eating a meal particularly high in protein and salt can make us feel more fatigued and causes us to fall into a 'food coma'. Read Full Story

Depression in pregnancy influences newborn's development: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 13 : Would-be-mommies, take note! Depression during pregnancy can affect the weight of your newborn! Read Full Story

Mother's BP can predict sex of child even before conceiving
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 13 : Does blood pressure and sex of child have anything in common? Read Full Story

Now, yoga to heal your lower back pain
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 12 : Help yourself and do yoga, as a new study suggests that yoga under supervision of experienced and qualified teachers may reduce the pain and functional ability in people with lower back pain. Read Full Story

How stress ups risk of heart disease, stroke?
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 12 : Stay calm as stressing can increase chances of heart disease and stroke. Read Full Story

Treating injured kid's brain with antibiotics ups cognitive problems
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 11 : Treating kids below four-year-old suffering from brain trauma with antibiotics can have a negative effect on their brain that has not yet developed, warns a study. Read Full Story

Has Cancer found its bane in Vitamin C?
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 11 : US researchers have found that giving Vitamin C intravenously can produce super-high concentration in the blood, which has ability to attack cancer cells. Read Full Story

Just 45 mins of walking per week may reduce arthritis complaint of adults
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 10 : Good news for older adults dealing with discomfort in their joints, as just 45 minutes of brisk walking per week can benefit those with suffering from arthritis, so that they remain functional. Read Full Story

Dear parents! Your regular exercise routine may set habit in your kids
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 10 : Dear parents, if you exercise regularly, then it can directly affect the health of your kids in childhood as well as adulthood. Read Full Story

Men eating red meat 6 times a week ups chances of bowel disease
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 10 : Men beware! Six servings a week of red meat, particularly the unprocessed variety, is said to heightened risk of developing common inflammatory bowel condition in men, warns a new study. Read Full Story

How long will you live? Your blood test can give the answer
London [UK], Jan. 8 : If it's true, it could be a game changer! Read Full Story

Witnessing fear in loved ones can cause PSTD
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 7 : A study reveals that if a person hears about a serious incident -- such as a gunfire exchange - from his/her loved ones or even strangers, it may change how information flows in the brain and can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder. Read Full Story

Now anaemia can protect your kids from malaria
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 7: Good news for parents, if your kids are anaemic! As a new study finds that anaemia may protect your kids against malaria. Read Full Story

Beware! Living within 50-Metre radius of high-traffic roads, ups dementia risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 6 : Living within a 50 metre radius of high-traffic roads can increase the risk of developing dementia later in life than, warns a study. Read Full Story

Dear parents, here's what you can do to prevent peanut allergy in kids
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 6 : A panel of experts says you can prevent development of peanut allergy in your kids by introducing foods containing peanuts until five years of age. Read Full Story

Did you know! Part of brain continues to grow even in adulthood
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 6 : Have you ever noticed that the ability to recognise faces, a critical aspect for everyday social interactions, improves from childhood to adulthood? Read Full Story

Eat bananas, potatoes, grains for a healthy new you
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 5 : Eating bananas, potatoes, grains and legumes, foods that are rich in resistant starch support gut health and enhance satiety, reports a study. Read Full Story

Antibiotic can now cure sexually transmitted infection, gonorrhea
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 5 : Researchers have developed a new antibiotic which can be used to treat the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea, which has become highly drug-resistant strain. Read Full Story

New human organ in digestive system discovered
New Delhi , Jan. 5 : Scientists have discovered what they are calling a new human organ that exists in the digestive system. Read Full Story

Antidepressant side effects more in patients suffering panic disorder
Washington D.C. [USA], January 4 : A new study says that patients taking medication for depression report more side effects, if they also suffer from panic disorder. Read Full Story

Banish dry skin woes with gold standard skin rejuvenation treatment
New Delhi , January 4 : Dry, itchy and flaky skin is a big concern when it is cold outside, specially for people with dry skin. Read Full Story

Alcohol abuse increases risk of heart conditions: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], January 4 : Think before you booze! It might lead to heart attack. Read Full Story

Planning a baby? Shed that fat
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 3 : In the already long list of disadvantages of obesity, researchers have added another point. A recent study suggests children of obese parents might be at risk of developmental delays. Read Full Story

Cut down on booze, it's affecting your heart
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 3 : According to a recent study, alcohol abuse affects your heart as much as other well-established risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and obesity. Read Full Story

This new year, add a little zinc to your diet
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 3 : Add a modest amount of zinc in your diet to reduce 'wear and tear' on DNA, suggests a study. Read Full Story

Include these superfoods for a super 2017!
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : Do we all plan to welcome this new year with a new and healthy self? Read Full Story

Include these superfoods for a super 2017!
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : Do we all plan to welcome this new year with a new and healthy self? Read Full Story

It's time to stop putting milk in scrambled eggs
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 1 : Making scrambled eggs for breakfast today? Don't add milk, if you are planning to, as it will dilute the flavour and make them more like rubbery. Read Full Story

Ask yourself these questions as you kick-start 2017
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 1 : Is being healthy your priority? If not, then try to remember that one can earn money anytime in life but if you are not healthy, you will not be able to enjoy the luxuries of this life. Read Full Story

Include these superfoods for a super 2017!
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : Do we all plan to welcome this new year with a new and healthy self? Read Full Story

Anti-ageing serum may be unsafe for elderly people: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 31 : A team of researchers has found that by removing senescent cells, it may bring us one step closer to the fountain of youth. Read Full Story

Possible treatment for pre-malignant bone marrow disorders!
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 31 : A team of US researchers suggested a new mechanism that controls blood cell function and several possible molecular targets for treating blood cancer. Read Full Story

Moms-to-be take note! Omega-3 supplements can cut childhood asthma risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 31 : The would-be-mothers taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during their third trimester of pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood chronic wheezing problems or asthma by age five, finds a new study. Read Full Story

Mental illness linked to increased risk of long-term opioid use
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 31 : A study has found that pre-existing depression or anxiety disorders and the use of psychoactive drugs can increase the risk leading to long-term use of opioid pain medications. Read Full Story

Cycling in bed aids quick recovery of ICU patients: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 30 : In-bed bicycle exercise during a patient's stay in an intensive care unit (ICU) of hospital might help him recover more quickly, suggests a study. Read Full Story

Are toxins silently harming our kid's development?
New Delhi , Dec. 30 : A child policy review study in US has reported that babies under two years of age are 10 times more vulnerable to chemicals than adults. Read Full Story

Ever wondered why humans feel ticklish?
London [UK], Dec. 30 : Are you ticklish? And if so, are you only ticklish in certain places? Does it serve a purpose? Read Full Story

Did you know! Smokers with mental illness wish to quit smoking
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 30 : Smoking cessation is beneficial to the mental health of psychiatric patients suffering from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or clinical depression, suggests a study. Read Full Story

Here's why sticking to that exercise schedule takes a toll on you
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 30 : Just like every year, is losing weight the top criteria of your New Year's resolution? Read Full Story

Instead of hot water and lemon, now detox your body with a magic ingredient
London [UK], Dec. 30 : Wish to detox your body after an amazing New Year party? Read Full Story

Fenofibrate may reduce heart disease risk in diabetic patients
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 29 : A study finds that a drug may reduce the risk of heart attacks, stroke in patients with type 2 diabetes, who have high levels of fat and low levels of good cholesterol, despite being treated with statins. Read Full Story

Single stressful event can have extended consequences
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 29 : A team of Indian scientists has found that a single instance of severe stress can lead to delayed and long-term psychological trauma. Read Full Story

Study suggests tool to predict, prevent attacks against criminal justice officials
Washngton D.C. [USA], Dec. 29 : A new study suggests the usage of a riage tool that can help law enforcement more accurately assess threats of violence and predict attacks against police, judges and other criminal justice officials which can lead to better preventive measures. Read Full Story

Teen perception changed after legalisation of marijuana?
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 29 : A new study has found that the use of marijuana increased and the drug's perceived harmfulness decreased among teenagers in Washington after it was legalised for recreational use by adults. Read Full Story

IVF mistake means eggs fertilisation by wrong sperm
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 29 : A fertility clinic made a shocking revelation to several couples who trusted them with their fertility treatments. Read Full Story

Good news! Drug cocktail of diabetes, hypertension can treat cancer
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 29 : A team of researchers has found that a combination of a diabetes medication and hypertension (high blood pressure) drugs can effectively combat cancer cells. Read Full Story

Research aims at treating infertility in men
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 28 : When sperm are constantly replenished in the adult male body, why does fertility in men diminish with age? Read Full Story

Here's how you can stop your farts from smelling so bad
London [UK], Dec. 28 : Want to get rid of smelly farts? A team of researchers has found that food rich in starch - potatoes, bananas, legumes, cereals, artichokes - can act as a resistant to hydrogen sulphide gas by up to 75 percent. Read Full Story

Here's a solution for hot flushes if you're going through the menopause
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 27 : Women approaching or going through the menopause can cure their hot flushes and night sweats with jogging or cycling for four to five times a week, finds a new study. Read Full Story

Ash tree genome aids fight against fungal disease
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 27 : Researchers have decoded the genetic sequence of the ash tree to help the fight against fungal disease. Read Full Story

New drug may restore cardiac function after heart failure
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 27 : Scientists have discovered a new experimental drug called Cimaglermin that may help restore cardiac functioning after heart failure. Read Full Story

Final trial results confirm Ebola vaccine provides high protection against disease: WHO
Geneva [Switzerland], Dec. 24 : An experimental Ebola vaccine was highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea, according to results published today in The Lancet. Read Full Story

Christmas holidays can harm your health!
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 24 : In a shocking revelation, a study finds an increase in heart attacks in the festive period which could be possible due to difficulty in access to hospitals, combined with stress, an excess of alcohol and a fatty diet. Read Full Story

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