Family dinners improve teens’ eating habits

Washington: Apart from being a good time to bond with your kids, family dinners – according to a recent study – can also improve teens’ eating habits, no matter how well family functions. Teens whose families eat dinner together are more likely to make healthy food choices. The findings of the University of Guelph study have been published More...

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By Manish Sen On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Lack of insulin may affect 40 million diabetics by 2030

As the number of people living with diabetes continues to rise, the access to insulin needed to meet growing demand will fall short, a new study predicts. Study says over 40 million with Type 2 diabetes may not More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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India led world in reducing malaria cases in 2017: WHO

New Delhi: India and 10 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for around 70 per cent of estimated malaria cases (151 million) and deaths (274,000) globally last year, with only India reporting progress More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Malaria reductions stall after progress: WHO

Johannesburg: The World Health Organization says progress in reducing the number of people contracting malaria has stalled after several years of global declines. India made progress in reducing cases of malaria. The More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, November 17th, 2018
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Drug resistant infections linked with higher mortality rates in Indian hospitals

Washington: In a recent study, researchers measured the burden of antibiotic resistance in low- or middle-income countries, and reported that in-hospital mortality is significantly higher among patients infected More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Climate change damaging male fertility, study suggests

Washington: Here another good reason why you should be concerned about climate changes. According to a recent study, climate change could pose a threat to male fertility. Climate change could pose a threat to male More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Singing in choirs reduce loneliness and increase interest in life for older adults

Washington: Singing in a choir reduced loneliness and increased interest in the lives of older adults, a recent study suggests. The study found that older adults who sing in a choir can reduce loneliness and also More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Fish oil, vitamin D ineffective for preventing cancer, heart disease: Study

Chicago:  Taking fish oil or vitamin D? Big studies give long-awaited answers on who does and does not benefit from these popular nutrients. Taking fish oil supplements to prevent heart and cancer may not be effective. Fish More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, November 10th, 2018
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Vegetable intake keeps your heart healthy

Washington: Turns out, if everyone on the planet ate a healthy fiber-rich diet which includes vegetables, there wouldn’t be many instances of heart disease. Representative image A new research at the Medical More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, November 10th, 2018
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Sitting under blue light to keep your blood pressure in check

London: Exposure to blue light decreases blood pressure, reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, a study has found. The reduction of blood pressure from blue light is similar to what is seen in clinical More...