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Going cold turkey is the best way to quit smoking

A study has found that people who want to abruptly quit smoking are more likely to succeed if they go cold turkey by stopping. Volunteers,...

The many benefits of cinnamon

Cinnamon has emerged as a new favourite with dieticians. The super food, if consumed early in the morning with warm water, is supposed to...

Beware the tooth whitening kits that promise a Hollywood smile – it’s like brushing...

Trying for that Hollywood smile? Then beware – some teeth whitening kits contain dangerous levels of bleach.The high prices charged by dentists mean many...

Long-term use of antacids is likely to damage kidneys

The next time your doctor prescribes proton pump inhibitors (PPI) for acidity, do question if it is really necessary and how long should you...

Believe it or not! Coffee reduces liver cirrhosis risk by 44%

You’ve heard several people tell you to cut down your coffee intake because it is addictive. Now, listen to this--a new study has found...

Coffee at night disrupts body’s internal clock: study

Drinking coffee before bedtime disrupts the body's internal clock, making it harder to get to sleep on time and more challenging to wake up...

Smoking worsens diabetes complications, but quitting may help

People with type 2 diabetes who smoke have significantly higher risks of heart disease, stroke, and death than diabetic non-smokers, a new study shows....

Regular exercise may delay brain aging by 10 years

A study has found that moderate to intense regular exercise in old age may delay brain aging by 10 years. “The number of people over...

Bee tongues tell a tale of climate change

The growing list of the ways in which climate change is reshaping life on Earth has an unusual new addition: shorter bee tongues.Over the...

Turmeric Milk Benefits: Why Should You Have This Golden Drink

Touted as one of the most potent and powerful spices used in Indian cooking, turmeric is also a storehouse of healthy properties. This ancient...

‘Good’ Fat May Keep Your Blood Sugar Stable

A team of Australian scientists has shown that brown fat -- a special type of fat that burns energy to produce heat -- may...

Male brain is programmed to seek out sex even if it means sacrificing food,...

It is said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but a study has indicated that when it comes to...

Germs May Cause Type 1 Diabetes: Study

Germs may play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes by triggering the body's immune system to destroy the cells that produce...

Put that glass of cola down! It will really kill you, it’s proven

Your favourite soft drink can account for every one in 200 deaths caused by India’s rising tide of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, according...

One-Two Cups of Coffee Daily May Cut Colorectal Cancer Risk

Drinking black, decaf or even instant coffee daily can lower the risk of developing colorectal cancer, finds a study. Moderate coffee consumption, between one...

Benefits of exercise for diabetes

Diabetes can be a bitter experience and most doctors recommend you exercise on a regular basis to help you lead a healthy and normal...

Smoking ’causes hundreds of DNA changes’

Smoking leaves an "archaeological record" of the hundreds of DNA mutations it causes, scientists have discovered.Having sequenced thousands of tumour genomes, they found a...

Repeatedly dyeing your hair could cause health problems

Sure, everyone loves to experiment with hair colour sometime or the other. While the younger days are all about the blues, fuschias and the...

The Difference Between Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the heart suddenly stops beating, stopping the flow of blood to the brain and other organs. A heart attack...

Treating vitiligo, the Jodhpur way

Discovered in Jodhpur by a city-based dermatologist - the Jodhpur Technique - as it is called - has emerged as a huge relief to...

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