Health

Coffee made in classic Italian style can help prevent prostate cancer.

New European research, published this week in the International Journal of Cancer, has added to the growing body of evidence that coffee can have a protective effect against prostate cancer..........

Ensure your child plays: Obese kids are at four-fold greater risk of Type-2 diabetes.

Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes later, compared to children with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range, warns a new study.....................

Are your children getting enough protein in their diet? Here’s an important tip.

A recent study suggests dairy proteins may be an even higher quality source of protein compared to vegetable-based protein sources than previously thought. Using pigs as models, researchers...........

Study shows soy protein reduces the severity of inflammatory bowel disease.

People suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases should eat a diet supplemented with soy protein as it may serve as an effective adjunct therapy...........

Walk to keep your brain active and healthy in old age, says study.

In addition to benefitting your heart and muscles, a regular walk also contributes to keeping your brain healthy, new research suggests................

Beware! Not just junk food, even so-called ‘diet’ food can make you fat.

The so-called ‘diet’ products containing low or no fat may have higher amount of sugar and consuming them regularly could make you fat, new research warns.......

Beer + Yoga: Experts say mixing the two is not a good idea for your health.

Who knew that the key to attaining nirvana (enlightenment) for yogis was beer? Yes, you heard that right. You just need a chilled mug of beer to transcend to a higher consciousness...............

US scientists develop fluid-filled artificial womb to help premature births.

Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies, significantly...............

Frozen fruits, vegetables help achieve nutrition goals for potassium, fiber, calcium.

According to a recent study, people who consume frozen fruits and vegetable have significantly higher intakes of key nutrients, such as potassium, fiber and calcium...............

New study shows that running can benefit the spine and reduce back pain.

A new study has found that running can help strengthen the spine,.......................

Cold weather, less sun leads to excessive drinking resulting in alcoholic cirrhosis.

New European research has found that those who live in colder and less sunny parts of the world are also more likely to have alcoholic cirrhosis, a disease caused by................

Attention parents. Don’t overfeed your kids to soothe their negative feelings.

Are you an emotional eater? Do you tend to eat when you feel sad or upset? If yes, your parents are responsible. Emotional eating - eating when you feel sad or upset or in response to another..............

Shampoo schedule and sunscreen use: Tips to keep your hair, skin healthy in summer.

Summer is the season to let go of elaborate affairs and embrace the easy and natural look. From using UV protectant on hair to using facial blotting paper to soak up the excess oil from skin while............

Stop, look, don’t go: Study says children below 14 cannot cross roads safely.

Children below 14 years of age lack the skills needed to safely cross a road, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Iowa in the US placed children aged ...................

A glass of beetroot juice is the biggest boost you need after exercise. Here’s why.

According to a new American study, beetroot juice followed by exercise can do much to improve blood flow to ageing brains. Just like physical exercise, beetroot has already been identified as a............

Rose water, turmeric paste to cucumber, here’s how to keep skin healthy in summers.

The sun, dust and pollution can take a toll on your skin. Look for some simple home remedies to take care of skin woes, to soothe and calm the skin every evening after a long day of environmental...........

Natural is the new rage in fashion. Here’s how to detox your make-up bags.

This month, natural cosmetics brand Weleda became the latest to branch out into make-up, with a range of three tinted lip balms. Containing organic shea butter and jojoba oil and mineral pigments,...........

Parents, take note! Here’s why the playground swings are your child’s best friends.

Encourage your kids to hit the playground swings more often, as the favourite childhood activity can teach children how to get along with each other, scientists say. The measured synchronous.............

Scientists have detected the defect in brain cells that causes multiple sclerosis.

In a breakthrough, scientists have discovered the possible cause of multiple sclerosis (MS), paving the way for new treatments that may bring hope to over 2.5 million people around the world who suffer..........

Want quick energy boost? Prefer walking up the stairs over coffee. Always

A quick walk up and down a flight of stairs packs a more powerful and restorative buzz than a midday jolt of caffeine, according to new research...............

Symptoms of multiple sclerosis start to show five years before its onset.

People with multiple sclerosis start showing its symptoms five years before the onset of the disease, claim Canadian researchers...............

Hearing tests may be ineffective in detecting ear damage, hearing loss.

Traditional clinical hearing tests often fail to detect patients with a common form of inner ear damage that might otherwise be detected by more challenging behavioural tests.............

Here’s why you must plan a trip to Belgium: For its ‘fairytale’ bluebell forest.

A carpet of bluebells bursts into flower in Belgium in a wonder of the natural world -- but one that is at risk of being trampled by tourists drawn to its beauty...................

You can find out about a man’s education by looking at his fingers. Here’s how.

Knowing a man’s education is as simple as looking at his fingers, according to a recent study...........

Don’t take your child’s crooked bite lightly. It could be sign of a big problem.

It can be reversed with multiple trips to the dentist, but according to a new research, your child’s crooked bite may indicate early life stress. The University of Washington investigators.........

In countries where cholera is endemic, drinking iced tea could up risk.

Consuming iced tea and not always boiling drinking water may increase the risk of cholera in endemic countries....................

Atherosclerosis: Researchers find a new method to diagnose the problem.

People with heart diseases can take a sigh of relief. Researchers have found a method to assess heart diseases.......

Easy exercises to stay in shape during menopause.

Exercise is a great ally to help women through menopause and its various unpleasant effects (fatigue, weight gain, irritability, hot flashes), although it often falls by the wayside during this...........

Hot flashes may predict the risk of heart disease in pre-menopausal women.

Hot flashes in women at the pre-menopausal stages may signal emerging vascular dysfunction that can lead to heart disease, claims a new study............

Among European women, Britons drink the most during pregnancy.

Despite recommendations to abstain from alcohol during pregnancy, nearly one in three pregnant women in Britain drinks alcohol, a survey of 11 European countries has shown......................

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