Want to shed those extra kilos? Consume nuts such as almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, walnuts and peanuts in your diet as these can help you reduce weight as well as lower the risk of becoming being overweight and obese, researchers say.
Besides TB, the WHO has also identified 12 classes of priority pathogens -- including common infections like pneumonia or urinary tract infections -- that are increasingly resistant to existing antibiotics and urgently in need of new treatments.
A woman's body goes through a lot of changes post her pregnancy period. Hence, that's the time when you take utmost care and indulge in proper nutritious food diet as newbie moms would need to have an optimum energy level for the baby as well.
Smoking and HIV are a particularly bad combination when it comes to lung cancer says researcher Krishna Reddy, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). According to a study people who smoke and are HIV positive are prone to have lung cancer more than AIDS.
To up the ante of your detox routine, you can have the sabudana khichdi with veggies, kuttu ke ate ki kadhi, dosa made of kuttu with some curd. Samo rice can also be eaten with pudhina chutney as it detoxifies the body very well.
A study proves that lack of sleep may lead to depression. The study also talks about why people with insomnia tend to experience depression more often. Here are few things that you would like to know to keep depression at bay.
The method needs patients to carry many accessories during physical activity, including lancets, alcohol swabs and a relatively large glucometer.
Quitting smoking is one of the most important things that people with HIV can do to improve their health and live longer. Besides reducing the risk of lung cancer, quitting will also decrease their risk of other diseases such as heart attack, stroke and emphysema.
Positive thinking can beat away your blues even if you are not sleeping properly. According to a study, if you have a positive response to the experiences in your life, you are less likely to be depressed.
The survey shows that over 48% males perceive unhealthy eating habits such as eating junk food, minimal exercise, and bad sleeping habits as well as indulgence in activities such as smoking to be the leading cause of reduced sexual drive.
People with schizophrenia have an increased risk of dying early due to smoking addictions, alcohol consumption, poor diets and lack of exercise. This ups the chances of mortality risk in them.
Love ice-cream? Now you can have it for breakfast and feel quite smug about it. According to a recent research, eating ice cream immediately after waking up has shown an increased alertness and mental capacity in people.
The damage in teenagers occurs at blood pressure levels that are below the clinical definition of hypertension in the age group. Teenagers are at risk of heart and vessel damage as well.
E-cigarettes can contain nicotine but not many of the harmful substances produced by smoking tobacco such as tar or carbon monoxide. Although they are not as harmful as the traditional cigarettes, there is an increasing risk as E-cigs continue to become popular among adolescents.
Magnetically stimulating this brain region can improve the effectiveness of unlearning anxiety responses. This is a great way to reduce stress and anxiety which are overpowering people today.
Children living in the homes where smoking has occurred have been known to show tobacco metabolites in their urine as well as tobacco-derived carcinogens called tobacco specific nitrosamines.
Efforts to eradicate malaria require the development of new therapeutics, particularly an effective malaria vaccine. The discovery may help improve the only vaccine approved to protect people against Plasmodium falciparum malaria - the most deadly form of the disease.
Japanese restaurant owner wants to provide a safe environment for the general public to interact with dementia patients who will be the servers in the restaurant to learn more about them. This is part of his campaign to increase awareness about dementia.
Alcohol is the largest consumed drug all over the world and can lead to a lot of addictions which can prove to be fatal. A new study shows that blocking a specific part of the brain's immune system may substantially decrease the desire to drink in the evening.
One can lose weight even while including rice in their diet as long as they don't consume rice in the form of fried rice or oily biryani. Refined sugar intake in tea, coffee or other drinks and desserts should be avoided or should be restricted to the minimum.
The one-slap style of parenting has been handed down generations in India. It can scar your child forever. The impact of physical punishment lasts into adulthood.
Researchers examining electrical activity in various brain regions in college students found that binge drinkers had altered brain activity at rest. These changes might indicate a decreased ability to respond to external stimuli and potential difficulties in information processing capacity.
They focused on a common condition known as chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain (CINP), which causes tingling and pain sensation to touch and cold temperatures that can be severe enough to cause patients to limit their chemotherapy treatment.
According to researchers, high intake of salt, the main source of sodium is usually associated with diabetes. The findings showed that for each 2.5 extra grams of salt consumed per day, there was an average 43 per cent increase in the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
By simply applying diet-based cancer prevention strategies, such as supplementing microbes that provide missing life substances, there is a possibility to reduce the risk of cancer. Previous studies had shown that histamine, also may have a potential anti-tumour effect.
The first malaria vaccine approved for human use was approved by European regulators in July 2015 but has not been as successful as hoped. Malaria infects over 200 million people worldwide each year and kills around 650,000 people, predominantly pregnant women and children.
Eating lots of berries is another unique aspect of the Nordic diet that may account for some of its health benefits. Studies have reported that the Nordic diet lowers blood pressure and improves insulin sensitivity.
DNA from more than 300 patients exposed to the Hepatitis C virus, in which was the receptor was seen to be successfully removing the virus, was analysed by the research team.
Moms-to-be need to be extremely careful about the unborn child as a study shows that bacterial infection in mothers during pregnancy can lead to repetitive behaviour and impaired sociability autistic-like behaviours in babies.
An online study says that young travellers are posting 'welfie' pictures on their social media accounts. Welfie happens to be the next trendy way of clicking pictures after selfie. Its when you post a picture after a rigorous workout.
Over the course of the 11-year study, 618 people died. The researchers found that women with diabetes who consumed up to 100mg per day - one regular cup of coffee - were 51 per cent less likely to die than those who consumed no caffeine.
The Researchers used a repository of blood samples from more than 800,000 women in Finland, taken as part of prenatal testing. The study suggests that correcting vitamin D deficiency in young and middle-aged women may reduce their future risk of MS.
Coffee is a super ingredient, according to a study. It is reportedly known to lower the death risk in diabetic women as studied by the researchers. The possibility of such a protective effect is leading researchers to think that there might be other benefits too.
The compound in the coralberry leaves relieves these spasms and is supposedly more effective and has a more prolonged action than the most common asthma drug salbutamol. So far it has been tested on asthmatic mice who were prevented from allergens like house dust.
Babies born prematurely are at risk of a host of problems, including failure to thrive and neuro-developmental delays. The results of a study could help better match babies with donated breast milk and give an insight into how to develop better infant formula.
According to a study, people with diabetes who consumed a very low calorie diet had a profound decline in liver fat content resulting in normalisation of hepatic insulin sensitivity within seven days. The raised pancreas fat content fell and insulin secretion were normal.
Although regret is a painful emotion that arises from the comparative imagination of what could've been -- it is also a hopeful one that forces individuals to learn, in order to avoid mistakes and achieve better outcomes in future.