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Monday, July 24, 2017

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Can Buttered Coffee Give You a Better Body?

There’s a lot of hype lately about the most recent coffee trend. Take your morning cup-of-joe, add two tablespoons of butter and some oil, and call it Bulletproof Coffee. No doubt it’s an interesting flavor, but it’s the claims of increased energy and weight loss that seem to be giving this morning jolt traction. A study done by the National...

Research: A bottle of water before meal could help lose weight

Drinking 500 ml of tap water half an hour before eating main meals may help reduce weight, according to researchers from the University of Birmingham. They believe that the simple intervention could be hugely beneficial and be easily promoted by healthcare professionals and through public health campaigns. The study, published in the journal Obesity, showed encouraging initial results for the trial...

21 deaths in Mizoram due to tuberculosis

At least 21 people have died in Mizoram during the first three months of this year (January to March) due to tuberculosis, state health department today said. The officials said that 2,703 people were tested for suspected TB cases of which 540 were found to be infected. Of the 540 people found to be infected with TB, 44 were HIV positive,...

Air pollution can damage your brain

If you are middle aged or older, and are exposed to polluted air over long periods, you may be at risk of damaging your brain, according to new research published by Stroke a journal of the American Heart Association. The research led by scientists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, conducted on 900 participants above the...

Noise pollution and obesity

If your diet isn't working and you live next to a road with heavy traffic, researchers are saying noise could be your problem. Yep. You heard right. A new study published in the British Medical Journal found living next to a busy road can be a significant risk for obesity because of noise pollution. As the New Zealand Herald notes, this is the...

FIR against Snapdeal for selling drugs online without doctor’s prescription

FDA of Maharashtra government has decided to book online retailer Snapdeal’s CEO Kunal Bahal and other directors on charges of selling prescription drugs through the web site without a permit and doctor’s prescription. “Under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940, the sale of prescription drugs by unlicensed vendors is an offence and if found guilty can attract rigorous imprisonment from...

High fat diet a boon for eliminating schizophrenia

According to a recent research a diet that is high on fat but very low on carb which is generally favoured by body-builders may be effective in eliminating schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a devastating, chronic mental illness that affects nearly 1 percent of people worldwide. There is no cure and medications used to alleviate it and can produce side effects such...

Study: Too much Internet use causes to blood pressure risk in teens

Teens who frequently use Internet are more likely to say they struggle with mental health concerns that are not being addressed, new research says. Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit found that teens who spent at least 14 hours a week on the Internet had elevated blood pressure. Of 134 teens described by researchers as heavy Internet users, 26 had...

Cellphone Use Can Improve Health of Low-Income Urban Women during their childbearing years: Study

Cellphone Use Can Improve Health of Low-Income Urban Women during their childbearing years
According to a study, published in the Journal of Internet Medicine Research, the lower-income urban women  who use cellphones are unknown to the fact that they are getting help from their cellphones. The study report says, cellphones have the potential to improve the health of such women at risk for diabetes and other diseases during their childbearing years. A survey had been made of a...

High heels hurt….!

Scientists say Wearing high heels may put women at risk of Morton's neuroma, a painful foot condition which is often described by sufferers as 'walking on razor blades'. According to the researchers, the number of people suffering from Morton's neuroma has more than doubled in the past ten years in the UK, and high heels can be held responsible. Four times...

Vulnerability to heart disease is the biggest culprit behind Men’s Shorter Life than Women: Study

Vulnerability to heart disease is the biggest culprit behind Men's Shorter Life than Women
According to a study, appeared in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in the 20th century, women live longer than men. The study report shows that vulnerability to heart disease is the biggest culprit behind the early death than women. The study report was provided by the team led by University of Southern California. The infectious disease prevention, improved diets and other...

Can exercising enhance your brain?

When US neuroscientist Dr Wendy Suzuki took up regular gym classes to lose weight and get fitter, she found an unexpected bonus, her brain seemed sharper. As she worked on writing grant applications to fund her research at New York University, she found that in the weeks where she squeezed in three or four sessions of aerobic exercise, her thinking was...

Weight loss tips: small efforts can take you a long way

Weight loss tips that can give rewarding results in losing weights are presented here. We never know how we gain weight even when we eat less and work out more. Some of us are yet to find the balance of eating and reducing weight. Here are a few weight loss tips that help the individual to lose weight. Cereal breakfast...

Common oral infections can cause cardiovascular diseases

Taking better care of your teeth can also help you lower the risk of heart diseases, suggests a new study. The most common oral infections are cavities and periodontal diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis, which are chronic inflammatory diseases that slowly and steadily destroy the supporting structures of multiple teeth. "Given the high prevalence of oral infections, any risk they...