Marijuana use may be linked to increased risk of heart disease: Study

Newyork: More than two million adults with cardiovascular disease in the US reported that they have used, or are currently using marijuana, according to a review of studies that says the effects of the drug on heart health are understudied. Marijuana use, both recreational and medical, is increasing nationally yet many of its cardiovascular effects More...

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By Manish Sen On Friday, January 10th, 2020

Losing one night’s sleep linked Alzheimer’s disease

Washington: Losing a night’s sleep can be the reason behind developing Alzheimer’s, study reveals. Losing one night of sleep fuels brain proteins linked to the development of Alzheimer’s disease, a More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Alcohol deaths in US doubled in past 20 years

Washington: Deaths due to alcohol consumption have doubled in the United States over the past 20 years shares a recently published local government report. The number of Americans who have died from alcohol-related More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Ketone drink can help diabetics by lowering blood sugar levels

Toronto: Ketone supplements are small dietary doses of a chemical naturally produced by the liver from body fat during periods of low food intake, and a new study says these may lower blood sugar levels in diabetics. Drinking More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, January 4th, 2020

Stress might not always lead to depression: Study

Washington: A new study explores the possibilities of stress leading to depression in individuals. Researchers have found that changes in the regulation of neurotransmission could explain depression immunity. Representative More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Long-term exposure to PM2.5 increases risk of stroke: Chinese study

Beijing: Long-term exposure to PM2.5, tiny particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter that can enter deep into the lungs, increases the risk of stroke among Chinese adults, according to a study which highlights More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Coffee and tea can help you slim down on a bad diet

Washington: Your favourite hot caffeinated beverage may not just help you shake off the morning drowsiness but can also slim you down, according to a research from the University of Illinois. Coffee and tea can More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Mom’s obesity in pregnancy linked to lower IQ, poor physical health in son: Study

Newyork: Obesity in pregnant mothers may affect their son’s physical and mental development later in life, according to a study which suggests the effects in infants are comparable to the impact of lead exposure More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Employees working more than 35 hours a week at risk of high blood pressure

Toronto: The employees, who working more than 35 hours a week are more likely to have high blood pressure, including a type which goes undetected in routine tests, according to a study published on Thursday. Working More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, December 15th, 2019

Red wine could prevent diabetes, heart disease and dementia

Studies in rodents have shown that resveratrol, a chemical compound of red wine , has beneficial properties against diabetes, heart diseases and dementia, said the National Institute of Geriatrics (INGER). Drinking More...