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 can increase interest in live. “Our current health and social systems are not prepared to help support our rapidly increasing population More...

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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...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Thai lawmakers back legalizing medical marijuana

Bangkok: Thailand’s legislature has officially proposed allowing the licensed medical use of marijuana, making it a potential trailblazer in Asia in legalizing what used to be regarded strictly as a dangerous More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Spending too much time on social media increases depression, loneliness: Study

Washington: Spending too much time on social media sites like Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram can impact your well-being, making you depressed and lonely, a study has found. Limiting screen time on social media More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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US FDA approves return of popular Primatene Mist asthma inhaler

Trenton, New Jersey: A new version of the once-popular asthma inhaler Primatene Mist will soon return to US stores. This undated product image provided by Amphastar shows Primatene Mist. A new version of the once-popular More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
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Diabetes drugs could help alzheimer’s patients

Washington: According to a new research, people with Alzheimer’s disease who were treated with diabetes drugs showed considerably fewer markers of the disease including abnormal microvasculature and deregulated More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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US agencies clash on cellphone cancer risk

Washington: Two US government agencies are giving conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation: One says it causes cancer in rats. The other says there’s no reason for people to worry. There’s More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Many women over 50 have leaky bladders, most don’t seek treatment

Nearly half of women over age 50 report bladder leakage and many say it’s a major problem for them, according to a new U.S. survey. Many women simply rely on coping strategies like using pads, wearing special More...