Your healthy habits help your partner lose weight too, study finds

London: While trying to lose fat, your friends and family often act as supporters, keeping you away from the cakes and cookies that tempt you. Partners clearly influence each others’ weight-related choices. A new study has found that when someone is trying to lose fat, slim down or generally get in shape, there’s a higher chance their partner More...

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By Manisha Sen On Monday, March 12th, 2018

Why diabetic diet needs more fiber

Bern [Switzerland]: Now the fight against type 2 diabetes may soon improve just by introducing high-fiber diet in our daily life. Increase in dietary fiber intake could lessen type 2 diabetes. As per a study led More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, March 11th, 2018

New app can help smartphones monitor your BP

Washington: Scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have developed a new smartphone app and hardware that could help measure blood pressure more accurately than existing cuff devices. The team, from Michigan More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Vitamin D may help prevent liver cancer

Tokyo: High levels of vitamin D may lower the risk of developing liver cancer, a study has found. Previous studies have shown that low levels of Vitamin D increase the risk of bone fractures, heart disease, colorectal More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Why cow milk considered to be a complete meal?

New Delhi: Cow milk has been a part of Indian homes for years and is considered to be a part of an essential diet. However, not many know the health benefits of cow milk in the recent times. Cow milk is a complete More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Five types of diabetes, not just type 1 and type 2, say scientists

Paris: Scientists yesterday unveiled a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening complications from the disease. Diabetes More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Vitamin D reduces early mortality in 30 per cent people with cardiovascular disease

London: A normal intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of early death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease, a study has found. The research concludes that people who have suffered from cardiovascular More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Hot tea linked to higher cancer risk for smokers and drinkers

London: Smokers and drinkers should avoid hot tea, as, according to a study, it can increase the risk of esophageal cancer. Drinking hot tea, smoking and booze can risk of oesophageal cancer. The cancer, which starts More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Positive attitude could protect ageing people from dementia

Washington: Age is just a number. Well, now the claim has been substantiated by a team of scientists, who found that positive attitude towards ageing can reduce the risks of dementia in older adults. People who More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Hangovers get worse with age

London: Turns out, hangovers get worse as you age. The best way to prevent a hangover is to drink in moderation. People have believed it for a long time but there have been very little concrete scientific reasons More...