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Craving a between-meals snack? Here’s what you should keep in your fridge at all hours
Jun 01, 2019 17:31
When an epidemiologist at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health called coconut oil one of the worst things anyone can eat, it was only the latest in a long flip-flop. So should we eat coconut oil or not? The answer, as in most things, might be in moderation
Jun 02, 2019 12:22
Researchers also found a statistically significant increase in systolic and diastolic blood pressure in participants who consumed the energy drinks.
May 30, 2019 15:09
More than 80,000 cancer cases in some parts of the world were linked to poor diet, or around 5%, according to a study published in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum.
May 29, 2019 17:44
Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019: Experts say a girl must be prepared for their first period.
May 28, 2019 17:44
Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019: Many menstruating women, about 55% of all women, complain of allergies, rashes, and yeast infections while using sanitary napkins because of chemicals used in the products on offer.
May 28, 2019 11:59
With the temperature hovering around 40 degrees Celsius for the past one week, cases of gastrointestinal diseases in hospital OPDs are going up . Doctors say bacteria causing gastrointestinal infections thrive in higher temperatures .
May 27, 2019 12:15
Diuretics are commonly prescribed for symptom relief in patients with heart failure.
May 27, 2019 10:37
The emotional experiences of this clustered social network of up to 150 people — the traditional size of a village in the past – means ‘friends of friends of friends’ can have a negative or positive effect on us.
May 27, 2019 10:33
For a wearable sensor to be truly effective, it must be flexible and adhere fully to both wet and dry skin but still remain comfortable for the user, according to the researchers.
May 26, 2019 09:25
Exposure to flower pesticide may increase blood pressure in children and put them at the risk of hypertension, a study has found.
May 26, 2019 08:43
Obesity is a growing public health crisis, bringing with it many serious risk factors, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
May 25, 2019 08:45
A new study has indicated that employees who made unhealthy purchases at workplace tend to replicate the same unhealthy purchase outside work as well that can increase the risk of diabetes and heart ailments.
May 24, 2019 08:42
Ramadan fasting can help decrease insulin resistance and maintain a healthy body weight, a study suggests.
May 23, 2019 08:53
The study was conducted on nearly 200 adults with moderate to severe depression and a history of not responding to at least two antidepressants.
May 22, 2019 10:14
Prolonged autonomic nervous system imbalances after physical exertion have been shown to increase the risk of an acute event and of future cardiovascular disease, said study.
May 22, 2019 08:53
A recent study has found that people exposed to chemicals called Phthalates, increasing the risk of metabolic disorders.
May 21, 2019 12:13
A recent study suggests that people with type 2 diabetes are at particular risk of liver disease and should be monitored closely to prevent life-threatening disease progression.
May 20, 2019 13:01
Implantable pacemakers or CRT-P are devices that provide pacing for slow heart rhythms and heart failure.
May 19, 2019 06:50
Rich in nutrients or high in cholesterol? A healthy snack or a guilty pleasure? As research continues to fuel confusion, HT attempts to decode the egg conundrum
May 30, 2019 18:06
In 2017-18, of the 46,95,940 screened, 2,06,936 were diagnosed, with 1,82,373 receiving treatment and 12% (24,564) of the patients not coming back for follow ups.
May 17, 2019 08:45
Using non-invasive imaging to identify the mechanisms that strengthen memories can lead to improvements in our understanding of how memories work.
May 16, 2019 15:46
Spices add flavour, fragrance and good health to food. Follow your grandmother’s century old recipe, right down to the last spice to savour every bite.
May 16, 2019 08:50
According to the researchers, this finding suggests that many people with eating disorders might not fully recover since we know that eating disorders and depression often happen at the same time.
May 15, 2019 09:35
Heart disease and stroke accounted for 19.25% of all deaths in 2017, which is a 1.6 percentage points increase over reported deaths in 2016. Infectious and parasitic diseases caused 14.78% of all deaths; followed by respiratory ailments, which led to 8.405% of deaths.
May 15, 2019 06:46
It is the first study to estimate the scale of chemotherapy provision needed at national, regional and global scales to respond to this situation.
May 14, 2019 15:09
The transport of linoleic acid, a substance essential to humans found in food, from outside to inside cells was disturbed, resulting in a significant change to the fatty acid composition of the lysosomal membrane.
May 14, 2019 10:28
As part of the study, which was published in Acta Paediatrica, a total of 10,390 students completed anonymous surveys and answered questions about bullying, pain, and pain medication use.
May 13, 2019 13:15
Extreme heat makes you feel hot and sweaty, and may cause dehydration and heat stroke serious enough to need hospitalisation in groups at risk, including young children, people over 65 years and those with pre-existing medical conditions like diabetes and heart disease.
May 12, 2019 09:49
Mother’s Day Special : Women, who donated organs to their ill children, share their experience from pain to hope and illness to health.
May 13, 2019 13:44
The research examined whether anger and sadness contributed to inflammation, an immune response by the body to perceived threats, such as infection or tissue damage.
May 11, 2019 09:28
Lupus is a skin condition marked by inflammation.
May 10, 2019 10:53
In high-income countries, the study published in the journal Nature showed that BMI has been generally higher in rural areas since 1985, especially for women.
May 09, 2019 17:31
Around 2.1 million people have TB in India, of which an estimated 30,000 people have MDR-TB. Only 6,500 patients are on the bedaquiline-based treatment regimen, which may cause side effects such as heart problems.
May 11, 2019 14:04
Researchers have developed a new tool with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) methods to predict a woman’s future risk of breast cancer.
May 09, 2019 09:27
World Thalassaemia Day: Getting the regular blood transfusions are not enough.
May 08, 2019 14:01
People who suffer from depression are also likely to face gastrointestinal distress as a study has pointed out that for some, both the conditions are triggered by the same glitch in neuron chemistry-low serotonin.
May 08, 2019 11:32
According to a study published in the Journal of Military Medicine, ketogenic diets are low in carbohydrates and emphasise moderate consumption of protein, with fat consumed to satiety.
May 07, 2019 10:42
Women are denied sex education in school and information about contraceptives and abortion services out of it, which result in millions of unintended pregnancies every year.
May 07, 2019 10:43
The Uttaran actor talks about her struggle with weight, how her medical condition led to gaining weight and how she is working on losing it now.
May 06, 2019 10:06
Passive smoking at home or work was linked with a 13% increased risk of hypertension.
May 04, 2019 12:31
The service dog industry — particularly in the field of “psychiatric” service dogs for people with autism and post-traumatic stress disorder — has exploded in recent years.
May 03, 2019 12:04
The site exposes visitors to dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT), a form of psychotherapy that combines behavioural science and Buddhist principles on mindfulness and acceptance.
May 03, 2019 10:16
As part of a recent study, researchers have discovered links between premature birth and increased risk of chronic kidney disease.
May 02, 2019 14:43
According to a UN report, the misuse and overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants are fuelling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) that makes it difficult to treat common infections like tuberculosis and malaria, which could cause 10 million deaths annually by 2050.
May 01, 2019 11:33
Netflix’s uber-popular show ‘13 Reasons Why’ was responsible for a 28.9 percent increase in suicides among youth aged between 10 and 17 in the US in April 2017, according to recent findings.
May 01, 2019 10:54
Periodontitis in particular has been studied extensively, and currently, it is considered an independent risk factor for atherosclerotic vascular diseases.
Apr 30, 2019 10:31
Previous work, using UK Biobank data, has shown that active commuting, mainly cycling was associated with a 50% lower risk of death, from any cause, and heart disease compared to car commuting.
Apr 29, 2019 10:22
All the seized drugs were manufactured in China, and mostly by unregistered companies, showed the label pasted on the medicines, the officials said.
Apr 28, 2019 23:39
Mild dehydration, even when not linked to hangovers or illnesses, can precipitate moderate to intense headaches, including painful tension headaches and migraines.