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December 20, 20143:00 am

Dr Frank said other trials carried out were even longer had reached similar results.

December 20, 20142:49 am

New study finds that exercising changes the functioning of genes that affect how healthy and fit our muscles become

December 13, 201412:44 am

Recently, modern medicine has begun to study the powers of spices and validates several useful properties.

December 13, 201412:37 am

A recent study suggests that being told one’s pet is dangerously overweight might get the owner to exercise as well.

December 13, 201412:32 am

A chemical found in plastic bottles and beverage cans makes blood pressure shoot up within hours, having direct impact on heart health.

December 6, 201412:34 am

After two years in the programme, Alaijah is an unqualified success story.

December 6, 201412:31 am

According to a report, teenage boys should be advised to have the surgery to reduce risk of contracting HIV.

December 6, 201412:27 am

Study finds that running is more effective than walking in reversing aging

November 22, 201412:58 am

Here are some tips to make your transition to a sugar-free diet easier.

November 22, 201412:33 am

In actual experiments, stretching and toning regimens generally have little if any impact on people’s cognitive skills.

November 22, 201412:25 am

Studies indicate that milk may not only be unhelpful, but also detrimental.

November 15, 201412:31 am

Before deciding to have a mammogram, you should consider the possible risks and whether they are outweighed by the expected benefits.

November 15, 201412:25 am

Research has found that food and drugs have similar influence on the brain’s reward centre.

November 15, 201412:22 am

There is growing evidence that the surgery may be too seductive — and many people considering the procedure must try other ways first.

November 8, 201412:05 am

A Harvard study finds that despite the thrills people receive from an extraordinary experience, few anticipate its social cost: exclusion by friends who would really rather not hear about it.

November 7, 201411:13 pm

Study finds that air in gyms contain dust, formaldehyde and carbon dioxide at levels higher than the accepted standards for indoor air-quality.

November 1, 20143:29 am

Researchers studied 783 people older than 50, the age when screening is recommended for everyone, who were not getting it at the start of the study.

November 1, 20143:28 am

“To be healthy should be the ultimate goal for all.”

November 1, 20143:23 am

Lancet study : Data from Odisha villages show building latrines had no effect on health

November 1, 20142:57 am

Study shows that sports gels, taken at the right intervals, can improve finishing time

October 25, 201412:05 am

By: Michele C Hollow Each morning, Cali, an 18-month-old Rhodesian Ridgeback, patiently waits for the K-12 students to pass through the doors of the Calais School in Whippany, New Jersey. As they walk by, Cali sniffs each one. Cali is a cortisol detection dog, trained to detect the stress hormone our adrenal glands secrete when […]

October 25, 201412:05 am

Study finds that listening to music during a high-intensity workout leads to a significant increase in output.

October 25, 201412:03 am

By: Ishi Khosla With winters arriving, the flu virus is spreading rapidly. It is not surprising that the medical term for flu, comes from the Italian phrase ‘influenza del freddo’ — the influence of the cold. Flu is slightly distinct from the common cold. Colds develop slowly, whereas the flu tends to come suddenly and strikes […]

October 18, 201412:06 am

The key feature of any addiction is loss of control. In food addiction, loss of control is manifested by either more frequent or larger meals.

October 18, 201412:03 am

Fitness age is determined primarily by your VO2max, measure of your body’s ability to take in and utilise oxygen.

October 18, 201412:02 am

Biologists have found that our skin is bristling with olfactory receptors.

October 4, 20143:28 am

In India, it is the most extensively grown pulse in Uttarakhand and south India, especially Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

October 4, 20143:26 am

But even in the most sophisticated medical settings, the diagnosis can be missed or the tests done incorrectly.

October 4, 20143:24 am

Working out somehow makes people and animals emotionally resilient, studies have shown.

September 27, 201412:55 am

Cooked apples also known to relieve diarrhoea, dysentery and colitis.

September 27, 201412:51 am

PCBs have long been identified as hazardous, but not every contaminant is so risky, Dr Schnoor emphasised.

September 27, 201412:50 am

Researchers have found that endurance workouts change athletes’ saliva composition, that may adversely affect their teeth.

September 20, 20141:13 am

Jackfruits are rich in protein, starch (carbohydrate), calcium, vitamins A, B, C, copper and potassium.

September 20, 20141:04 am

Telomeres shorten and fray as a cell ages, although the process is not strictly chronological.

September 20, 20141:04 am

Low-fat dairy products, including yogurt, and even fatty ones may lower the risk of diabetes.

September 13, 201412:58 am

While these nutrients are important, supplementation with ferritin should be done with care for efficient body functioning.