Tag: London

India to play for pride, England for Cook in fifth and final Test

London: India will have only pride to play for after going down in the fourth Test and losing the five-match series 1-3 against England who will see former captain Alastair Cook don the white flannels for the last time, in the fifth and final Test at The Oval here on Friday. The final match might […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Ronaldo, Modric, Salah shortlisted for The Best FIFA Men's Player Award

London: Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus), Croatia midfielder Luka Modric (Real Madrid) and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) were shortlisted on Monday for The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award for 2018. The three finalists were announced at an event in London in the presence of football greats, including Peter Schmeichel, Sol Campbell, Nwankwo Kanu and […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
ASD may increase depression risk

London: People with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) — especially without intellectual disability — may have a greater risk of depression in their young adulthood, a new study, led by an Indian-origin researcher, suggests. ASD are developmental conditions with difficulties in reciprocal social interaction and restricted and repetitive behaviours and interests. According to the researchers, including […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Chinese medicine ingredient may help reduce obesity

London: A herbal ingredient used in traditional Chinese medicines may help you to reduce your body weight, a new study has found. The scientists were able to show that the herbal active substance, celastrol — used in Chinese medicines — leads to a significant weight loss and an improvement of diabetes in obese mice, Xinhua […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
High BMI in early life linked to asthma risk later: Study

London: The growth of children in the first three years of their life affects the development of their lungs and the risk of asthma at 10 years of age, says a study. According to recent studies, excessive weight gain in the first years of life can be associated with lower lung function and a higher […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Mental distress may increase CVD risk in older adults

London: Older adults who experience psychological distress such as depression and anxiety may have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), a new study suggests. The findings, published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, showed that high/ very high psychological distress was associated with a 44 per cent increased risk of stroke […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Your forehead wrinkles may predict cardiovascular death risk

London: The wrinkles on your forehead may not be just an inevitable consequence of ageing, but could also signal an early death due to cardiovascular disease (CVD), researchers have warned. The findings showed that increased deep forehead wrinkles, more than what is typical for their age, could be linked to death atherosclerosis, or hardening of […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
This smartphone app can help detect irregular heart beat

London: Scientists have developed a smartphone application that can help in screening for atrial fibrillation — the most common heart rhythm disorder. The disorder leads to an irregular, often rapid heart rate that commonly causes poor blood flow. It is also behind 20-30 per cent of all strokes and raises the risk of premature death, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Two-in-one pill could boost treatment for BP

London: A single pill with two drugs could transform blood pressure treatment as most of the patients are often reluctant to take more than a pill, according to a research. The research, published in the European Heart Journal, recognised that a major reason for poor rates of blood pressure control is that patients do not […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Rahul compares Modi with Trump, says both failed to provide jobs

London: Congress President Rahul Gandhi has compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump, saying people voted for them as they were angry due to unemployment and had much expectations from them. The Congress leader emaphasised that unemployed people in their respective countries had a lot of expectations from populist leaders like Trump […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Cycling can reduce your loneliness, boost mental health

London: Feeling lonely? Riding your bicycles may not only improve your general and mental health, but also increase social interaction, says a study. The study showed that cycling is the healthiest mode of transport and is associated with better self-perceived general health, better mental health, greater vitality, lower self-perceived stress and fewer feelings of loneliness. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Sleeping pills linked to Alzheimer's disease risk: Study

London: Regular intake of benzodiazepines, widely used to treat insomnia and anxiety, may be associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a study has warned. Even though the increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease was small in this study, the threshold for prescribing benzodiazepines and related drugs should be high enough due to their several […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Long-term vaping may damage lung immune cells, warn researchers

London: With vaping becoming a style statement globally including in India, a small yet significant study has found that vaporisers may potentially disable key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation if used for long. The e-cigarette vapour boosts the production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key protective cells in the lung that keep […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Men too care for their partner's well-being: Study

London: Women, please take note. If you think that your spouse does not care for your well-being the way you do then you may be wrong, a new study has found. The findings suggest that men respond to their spouse’s illness just as much as women do and reject previous studies suggesting that female caregivers […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
England opt to field in rain-interrupted Lord's Test

London: England skipper Joe Root won the toss and opted to field against India on the second day of the rain-shortened second cricket Test at the Lord’s here on Friday. India have made two changes in their playing XI by bringing in Cheteshwar Pujara and chinaman Kuldeep Yadav in place of opener Shikhar Dhawan and pacer […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021