September 4, 2015 5:32 pm

The researchers found that poorer sleep quality, regardless of how long kids spent sleeping, promoted the negative effects of stress on their Cortisol levels.

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September 4, 2015 5:29 pm

The researchers found that combining immunotherapy with Aspirin substantially slowed bowel and Melanoma skin cancer growth in mice, compared to immunotherapy alone.

September 3, 2015 2:55 pm

Researchers have identified the brain regions associated with working memory and mathematics abilities of children who are born prematurely.

September 3, 2015 2:49 pm

Low-intensity exercise improves heart function and overall quality of life for people suffering from pulmonary hypertension, says a study co-authored by an Indian origin researcher.

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September 3, 2015 2:08 pm

Findings suggest that THC, the active ingredient in Marijuana, might prove to be a useful anti-rejection therapy.

September 3, 2015 2:04 pm

Long-term drinking lowers vitamin A levels in the liver, which is the main site of alcohol breakdown and vitamin A storage, while raising vitamin A levels in many other tissues.

September 3, 2015 1:59 pm

The study provides evidence that exposure to these substances can affect the general population and not just those who work in factories of these products.

September 3, 2015 1:49 pm

Next time when you buy porridge for morning breakfast, try to look for one with rough and coarse particles as this can significantly lower blood sugar levels by letting the starch digest slowly in the gut, new research suggests.

Volunteers who had consumed the antioxidants had significantly lower levels of the markers related to mitochondrial creation.
September 2, 2015 7:12 pm

The satiety hormone Leptin is indeed a reality behind the euphoric feeling that gives runners a motivational boost in the middle of their workout, researchers report.

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September 2, 2015 7:08 pm

Ilia Karatsoreos, Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, shifted mice from their usual cycle of sleeping and waking and saw that while they got enough sleep it was of poorer quality.

September 2, 2015 4:17 pm

Generalised Anxiety Disorder(GAD) is one of the most common mental health conditions in modern society.

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September 2, 2015 2:23 pm

“Up to one percent of all heart attacks are in young women,” said professor Hanna Szwed, Head of the Coronary Artery Disease at the Institute of Cardiology.

September 2, 2015 2:22 pm

PCOS is a problem in which a woman's hormones are out of balance due to which several cysts are formed in the ovary.

September 2, 2015 2:20 pm

"The acid in carbonated beverages might play an important role in this association," said Principal Investigator Keijiro Saku, Professor of Cardiology at Fukuoka University in Japan.

September 2, 2015 1:49 pm

Foodies, you may want to avoid snacking while walking as a new study claims that eating 'on the go' can lead to weight gain.

August 31, 2015 5:57 pm

The tendency to want food may be 'hard-wired' into the brain of overweight people, says a new study.

September 1, 2015 3:54 pm

It's best that you treat a scar while it’s relatively new with natural herbs.

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September 1, 2015 12:03 pm

The author in conversation with Dr Sujeet K Rajan – MD (Chest) Bombay (D.E.T.R.D, D.N.B. Respiratory Medicine) – Consultant Chest-Physician and Specialist in Sleep-Disorders, Mumbai India.

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August 31, 2015 1:27 pm

There is general consensus in the scientific community that MSG is safe for the adult population.

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August 29, 2015 12:00 am

Dr Deepak Agrawal shares his patient notes on nerve pain treatment.

August 28, 2015 5:31 pm

Danish researchers have found that people who developed Type-2 Diabetes tended to take more antibiotics in the years leading up to the diagnosis than people who did not have the condition.

August 28, 2015 5:31 pm

The discovery opens up a new avenue in the search for medication to cure or slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

August 28, 2015 5:31 pm

The magnitude of the association is similar to those previously reported for lifestyle risk factors including salt intake, physical activity, alcohol consumption and smoking.

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August 28, 2015 5:28 pm

Researchers found that brain areas that are known to be active when a person is committing something to memory were suppressed on the trials in which the participants had to inhibit their responses strongly.

August 27, 2015 5:34 pm

A proper health screening is a must before any professional run, warn cardiologists, to rule out any underlying condition that may have serious consequences for your life.

August 27, 2015 5:30 pm

Slimming can't get any easier than this! Researchers have shown that drinking 500ml of water half-an-hour before eating the three main meals of the day may help you lose weight.

August 27, 2015 1:27 pm

People around the world are living longer, but many are also living sicker lives for longer, according to a study of all major diseases and injuries in 188 countries.

August 25, 2015 6:03 pm

The researchers also found that, on average, older adults who were more active had better white-matter structure, which carry nerve impulses and interconnect the brain, than their less-active peers.

August 25, 2015 5:57 pm

According to ayurvedic experts, turmeric is an excellent herb that can help treat common cold in children and can be taken on a regular basis without any adverse effects.

August 25, 2015 1:59 pm

Increasing use of alcohol and steroid-based food supplements is exposing India's youth to Avascular Necrosis(AVN) – the death of bone tissue due to lack of supply – and consequent hip replacement surgeries, experts say.

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August 25, 2015 1:56 pm

Contrary to claims that the youth benefit more from flu vaccines, a 10-year study has found that annual influenza vaccinations can also reduce the hospitalisation rate and delay mortality among the elderly.

August 25, 2015 1:55 pm

"High prevalence of Atherogenic Lipid Profile (reason behind heart attack and stroke), low HDL levels (good cholesterol) and high Body Mass Index has been noted in the youth population in Delhi and its adjoining areas," said researcher Raman Puri.

August 25, 2015 1:52 pm

A recent study says nearly half of Indian men above the age of 40 years suffering from Erectile Dysfunction are Diabetic.

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August 24, 2015 3:35 pm

Studies show that greater intake of calcium dosn’t necessarily reduce a person’s risk for osteoporosis

August 21, 2015 1:38 pm

"Even if the female Viagra pills do increase libido in females as has been claimed, it will take time for the Indian female population to accept it due to existing social nonacceptance on such issues," doctors said.

August 21, 2015 12:48 pm

Findings can help treat disorders where conscious access to hidden traumatic memories is required.