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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...

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,...

Contact lenses may alter eye’s natural bacteria, says study

A new study has found that contact lenses may alter the natural microbial environment of the eyes and increase the risk for eye infections. According...

Our hair and nails’ secret toxic tale

A team of scientists has discovered potentially harmful chemicals used in flame retardants in hair, toenails and fingernails. The Indiana University discovery of an easily...

‘Kids worst hit by disorders caused by sugary drinks’

Reiterating that high intake of sugar-laden foods and colas could harm children's health, experts have highlighted the need to devise ways to cut down...

Q and A: Sexually transmitted infection Mycoplasma genitalium

A supposedly new sexually transmitted infection has been getting a lot of media attention in the last few days, which has suggested that hundreds...

10 quick nutrition tips for diabetics

Having diabetes does not necessarily mean surviving on tasteless food. You can still enjoy all your favourite foods. In fact, it means being aware of...

Teenagers with allergies at greater depression risk

Teenagers with food allergies are more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study reveals. The mothers of teenagers...

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...

Why Female Heart Reacts More Sensitively to Stress

While the number of men dying from heart attack has been constantly decreasing during the past twenty years, the fatal risk particularly in young...

Do’s and Don’ts for Diabetics

India is known today as the Diabetes capital. It is a matter of increasing concern as 1 in 5 people today is predisposed to...

Consuming fish oil will keep eye problems away

According to a new study, taking fish oil every day can keep eyesight troubles at bay. Omega-3 fatty acids have been known to prevent cardiovascular...

Bananas May Help Detect and Cure Skin Cancer: Study

The black spots on old banana peels may unlock a faster, easier diagnosis of human skin cancer, boosting survival chances, said scientists. When bananas...

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...

Scientists Find ‘Good’ Cholesterol Can Sometimes Be Bad

So-called "good" cholesterol may actually increase heart attack risks in some people, said researchers , a discovery that casts fresh doubt on drugs designed...

Top science book prize won by woman for first time

The most prestigious science book prize in Britain has been won by a solo female writer for the first time in its 28-year history.Gaia...

Avoid cosmetics during first trimester for a healthy baby

Expectant mothers in their first trimester should avoid certain cosmetics, cleaning agents and medicines, to protect the developing fetal brain from chemicals that can...

One-Third of the Deaths Globally Are Caused by Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) refer to numerous conditions that can affect the functioning of the heart like damaged vessels, clogged arteries or blot clots. They...

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...

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...

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