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Tag: Health Tips

Gluten-Free Grains
All You Need To Know About Gluten Free Grains

Millet is one such ancient superfood that gives many health benefits due to its nutritional content. It helps to strengthen the immune system, promote good bone health and aids in weight loss.

health tips: 3 things you can do daily to lose body fat
Health Tips: Lose Body Fat Daily By Doing These 3 Things

A good fitness level is more important than just fat loss. However, you can lose fat by practicing these things:

Larger thighs linked to lower heart disease risk in obese people

Beijing: Researchers have found that a larger thigh circumference may be associated with lower blood pressure and a reduced risk of heart disease in obese people. The findings, published in the journal Endocrine Connections, suggest that carrying more weight on the thighs may be a marker of better heart health in Chinese obese and overweight […]

Most people think being vegetarian is for super health

New York: What motivates nonvegetarians to follow a plant-based diet? Most people who consider becoming vegetarian do so for their health, say, researchers, adding that, environment and animal rights was less motivational. “The most common reason people say they would consider being vegetarian has to do with health,” said study co-author Christopher J Hopwood, Professor […]

Deforestation for coffee production ups malaria risk

Sydney: Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have estimated that 20 per cent of the malaria risk in deforestation hot spots is driven by the international trade of exports including coffee, cocoa, palm oil, tobacco, beef and cotton. Previous studies have shown deforestation and rainforest disturbances can increase the transmission of malaria by creating conditions […]

Smartphones may make your headaches worse: AIIMS

New Delhi: Smartphone users who suffer from regular headaches and migraines may be more likely to use painkillers and find less relief, say researchers at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). For the study, published in the journal Neurology: Clinical Practice, researchers have identified 400 people in India with a primary headache condition, which […]

Even little drinking can weaken bones of people with HIV

New York: Any level of alcohol consumption for people living with HIV can weaken bones, raising the risk of osteoporosis, a new study has said. The researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and School of Medicine (BUSM) did not find an amount of alcohol consumption that appeared ‘safe’ for bone metabolism […]

People Who Eat Less Fruit, Vegetable More Prone To Anxiety

Toronto: People who have low fruit and vegetable intakes have a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, say researchers. The study, published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, found that those who consumed less than three sources of fruits and vegetables daily, there was at least at 24 […]

Every Child's Future Under Threat From Climate Change: Report

New Delhi: The health and future of every child and adolescent worldwide is under immediate threat from ecological degradation, climate change and exploitative marketing practices that push fast food, sugary drinks, alcohol and tobacco at children, said a new report on Wednesday. No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, […]

Green Tea Plus Exercise May Reduce Fatty Liver Disease

New York: People suffering from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease may benefit from regular exercise and replacing high-calorie beverages with decaffeinated, diet green tea, suggests new research. The researchers found that a combination of green tea extract and exercise reduced the severity of obesity-related fatty liver disease by 75 per cent in mice fed a high-fat […]

Eating fast food can make kids fat

New York: If you want your children to stay in shape, do not allow them to indulge in burgers and pizzas. Researchers have found that fast food intake can independently contribute to excess weight gain among children. Being overweight and obese increases the risk of numerous physical and psychosocial problems during childhood, including fatty liver […]

Breast Milk Boosts Brain Development In Babies

New York: With maternal factors, such as breast milk, having been shown to affect a baby’s development, now researchers have found that the carbohydrate, the oligosaccharide 2’FL, found in breast milk enhances cognitive development. In this cohort study of 50 mothers and their babies, the researchers analysed breast milk composition and frequency of feeding at […]

Key Fish Fatty Acids A Dream For 70% Of World's Population

Oslo: Dwindling fish stocks worldwide, combined with a growing population, mean that 70 per cent of the world’s population is not getting the two essential Omega-3 fatty acids, researchers have found. The healthy Omega-3 fatty acids are essential in human diets, especially when it comes to infant development and reducing cognitive decline in adults. Two […]

Lung Cancer Rates Are Rising In Young Women

Toronto: Researchers have found the rates of lung cancer are higher in young women than men. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, examined lung cancer rates in young adults in 40 countries across five continents and uncovered a trend of higher lung cancer rates in women compared with men in recent years. The emerging […]

Low-Calorie Sweeteners Bad For Pregnant Women

Toronto: Researchers have found that the consumption of low-calorie sweeteners during pregnancy increased body fat in their offspring and disrupted their gut microbiota. Gut microbiota contains trillions of bacteria and other micro-organisms that inhabit the intestinal tract and affect our health and risk of numerous diseases. The findings, published in the journal Gut, are significant […]

Weight Loss: Keto Diet Does Work But Harmful Too

New York: A ketogenic diet — which provides 99 per cent of calories from fat and only one per cent from carbohydrates — produces health benefits in the short term, but negative effects after about a week, say researchers. The study, published in the journal Nature Metabolism, found that the positive and negative effects of […]

Japanese Mint Patches For Weight Loss; Do They Really Work?

Weight loss is a big industry. From Keto diet to pills and patches, a whole gamut of medications and options are available for losing weight. And understandably so as obesity is the topmost cause behind critical illnesses like hypertension, diabetes, thyroid, and cancer. Chemically infused medications many times give you instant results but they have […]

Vaping May Not Help With Smoking Cessation

Washington: The US government released on Thursday its first smoking cessation report in 30 years, showing that there is inadequate evidence to conclude that e-cigarettes help quit smoking. It is difficult to make generalizations about efficacy for cessation based on clinical trials involving a particular e-cigarette, according to the report. E-cigarettes have long been embraced […]

'Drug For Arthritis In Dogs Can Fight Cancer In People'

New York: Drugs for diabetes, inflammation, alcoholism — and even for treating arthritis in dogs — can also kill cancer cells in the lab, according to a new study. The researchers systematically analysed thousands of already developed drug compounds and found nearly 50 that have previously unrecognised anti-cancer activity. The findings, which also revealed novel […]

Air Pollution, Stress Linked To Thought Problems In Kids

New York: Parents, please take note. Researchers have revealed that kids with elevated exposure to early life stress in the home and increased prenatal exposure to air pollution exhibited heightened symptoms of attention and thought problems. Early life stress is common in youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who also often live in areas with greater exposure […]

How To Prepare Natural Mosquito Repellent At Home?

Mosquitoes are a big nuisance as not only they bite and cause irritation but are also responsible for serious illnesses like Dengue and Malaria. That is why most of us try various methods of keeping the mosquitoes at bay. From mosquito-repelling liquids to ointments and sticks, there are a lot of products that help in […]

Malnutrition Linked To Increased Risk Of Zika Birth Defects

New York: Researchers have found that a rise in cases of Congenital Zika Syndrome (CZS) is linked to poor diet among the infants’ mothers. Congenital Zika Syndrome (CZS) refers to a collection of developmental malformations associated with Zika virus (ZIKV) congenital infection. This syndrome includes devastating conditions that have a huge impact on the rest […]

Low-Fat Diet May Lower Testosterone Levels In Men

New York: For many men diagnosed with testosterone deficiency, losing weight can help increase testosterone levels, say, researchers, adding that, specifically a low-fat diet may be associated with a small but significant reduction in testosterone. “We found that men who adhered to a fat restrictive diet had lower serum testosterone than men on a nonrestrictive […]

New Method To Improve Development Of New Medicines

New York: A new mathematical framework on molecular interactions will make it easier and more efficient for scientists to develop new medicines and other therapies for diseases such as cancer, HIV and autoimmune diseases, say researchers. The mathematical framework simulates the effects of the key parameters that control interactions between molecules that have multiple binding […]

Behavioural Issues In Kids Makes Them Anti-Social: Study

New York: Researchers have found that young children who exhibited less fear and desire for social connection and who engaged less frequently in a copycat behaviour called arbitrary imitation developed more callous-unemotional (CU) traits, which are known to lead to anti-social behaviour later. A link between anti-social or aggressive behaviour and CU traits–characterised by lack […]

Skincare-Tips-for-Teenagers -Every-Teen-Girl-Should-Know
Why Some Cosmetics May Cause A Skin Rash

New York: Do you know why many different chemical compounds found in creams, cosmetics, and other topical consumer products trigger allergic reactions in the skin? The way some chemicals displace natural fat-like molecules — called lipids — in skin cells may be the culprit, suggests new research. This discovery, published in the journal Science Immunology, […]

How Diet Affects Your Mental Health

London: Diet significantly influences mental health and wellbeing, but this link is firmly established only in some areas such as the ability of a high fat and low carbohydrate diet (a ketogenic diet) to help children with epilepsy, and the effect of vitamin B12 deficiency on fatigue, poor memory, and depression, says a study. The […]

Proton Therapy Lowers Risk Of Side Effects In Cancer

New York: Proton therapy leads to significantly lower risk of side effects for cancer patients when compared with traditional radiation, researchers have found. For the findings, published in the journal JAMA Oncology, researchers from University of Pennsylvania analysed if the cancer patients going through radiation therapy alongside chemotherapy faced severe side effects in a span […]

Compound In Green Tea Plant May Treat Tuberculosis

Singapore: An antioxidant found in the green tea could become key to tackling tuberculosis, a new research has found. Through laboratory investigations, the research team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) discovered how the prominent compound, known as epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), can inhibit the growth of a tuberculosis-causing bacteria strain. The EGCG does so by […]

Brain Protein That Could Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease

Toronto: Researchers have found that a protein that regulates white blood cells in the human brain could protect against Alzheimer’s disease. The results published in the journal Communications Biology suggest that this protein, called CD33, could have important implications in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. “Immune cells in the brain, called microglia, play a critical […]

Human DNA
'Junk DNA' Affects Risk Of Inherited Cancer: Study

London: Shedding new light on why some people develop cancer while others do not, a new study has found that a person’s risk of developing cancer is affected by genetic variations in regions of DNA that do not code for proteins, previously dismissed as “junk DNA”. This study, published in the British Journal of Cancer, […]

Reducing Air Pollution Can Prevent Early Deaths: Study

New York: Reductions in air pollution yielded fast and dramatic impacts on health-outcomes, as well as decreases in all-cause morbidity, a new study suggests. The study, published in the journal Annals of the American Thoracic Society, reviewed interventions that have reduced air pollution at its source. It looked for outcomes and time to achieve those […]

Social Media Use Linked To Eating Disorder In Children

Sydney: Parents, take a note. Researchers have found that excessive use of social media, particularly platforms with a strong focus on image posting and viewing such as Snapchat and Instagram, is associated with eating disorder in young adolescents. For the study, published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, researchers examined data on 996 grade […]

Health Diet May Slow Development Of Memory Problems

New York: A heart-healthy diet and aerobic exercise may slow development of memory problems, a new study suggests. Cognitive impairment without dementia (CIND), or mild cognitive impairment, is a condition that affects your memory and may put you at risk for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, the researchers said. For the study, published in the Journal […]

Drinking Coffee May Reduce Heart Disease Risk

London: Coffee consumption is associated with reduced risk of metabolic syndrome (Mets), say researchers adding that Mets increases the risk of cardiovascular problems, including coronary heart disease and stroke. According to the study, Assistant Professor Giuseppe Grosso from the University of Catania, Italy, reviewed his own scientific research on the association between coffee consumption and […]

Skin cancer
Cancer Patients At Doubled Risk Of Dying From Stroke: Study

New York: People living with cancer are more than twice as likely to die of a stroke, compared to the general population say, researchers, adding that the risk increases with time. Cancers of the breast, prostate or colorectum were the type most commonly associated with fatal stroke, said the study published in the journal Nature […]

Poor Sleep Quality
How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Performance

New York: Sleep deprivation affects us much more than prior theories have suggested, say, researchers, adding that it impacts placekeeping – or, the ability to complete a series of steps without losing one’s place, despite potential interruptions. “Our research showed that sleep deprivation doubles the odds of making placekeeping errors and triples the number of […]

Radiation From CT Scans Increases Thyroid Cancer Risk

New Delhi: Researchers have found that exposure to radiation from CT scans is associated with higher risks of developing thyroid cancer and leukemia, but according to health experts here, the probability of CT scans inducing cancers is very minimal. Published in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum, the study based on a National Health Insurance dataset […]

Diabetes-Related Stress More Harmful For Young Adults

New York: Young people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes experience high psychological distress, resulting in worse health outcomes and poor blood sugar control, find researchers from Carnegie Mellon University. Age plays a critical role in the well-being of people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. “We found we can evaluate a patient’s initial stress and […]

Keto Diet May Help You Fight The Flu

New York: A ketogenic diet, which includes meat, fish, poultry and non-starchy vegetables, may help combat the flu virus, suggests new research. This diet regimen activates a subset of T cells in the lungs not previously associated with the immune system’s response to influenza, enhancing mucus production from airway cells that can effectively trap the […]