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‘Good’ fat cuts obesity

According to a recent research the body's ability to harness heat production by converting white fat cells which store calories into beige fat (good fat) cells that burn energy, can help curb obesity. The research suggests natural mechanism in the body, which converts white fat cells into beige fat cells - known as 'brite' fat cells - by using heat production...

Killer of cancer cells developed at IIT-M

Indian Institute of Technology Madras researchers have developed a carbon `nanotube' that can kill cancer cells without damaging any other cells and tissues. The group discovered that carbon nanotubes measuring less than one micron in length made by rolling graphene sheets can be used in targeted photodynamic therapy where cancer cells are killed by inducing heat without doing any harm...

Is It True That Fish Oil Is The Best Fat Burner?

Fish oil may burn fat faster than weight loss pills for obese people in their 30s and 40s, Kyoto University researchers report. Research found that omega-3 fats in fish oil turned 'bad' fat cells into healthy ones, which specialise in burning off calories. The number of these "good" fat cells starts to fall around middle-age - meaning the finding could be...

US Moustache Men outnumber Women in Medical Leadership Sector: Study

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According to a study which has been published in the British Medical Journal, suggests that especially in academic medical leadership sector, the men with moustaches outnumber the women in United States. Thirteen percent of department leader positions at top scholastic medical organizations in the US are held by women, while almost 20 percent are held by guys with mustaches, the findings...

Want to Loose Weight ? Have Fish Oil….

Consuming fish oil could help in reducing weight gain in middle-aged people by transforming fat-storage cells into fat-burning cells, a new research has claimed. Researchers from Kyoto University in Japan discovered that fish oil turns on receptors in the digestive tract, fires the supportive worried system, and causes storage cells to metabolise fat. Fat tissues do not all shop fat. So-called...

Factors behind Child malnutrition in India

Few researchers have identified the top risk reasons for child malnutrition in India. In India, nearly 40 percent of all children are underdeveloped, of extremely low height for their age and nearly 30 percent are underweight. A new study has now pinpointed the five top risk factors responsible for more than two-thirds of the problem. The study is the first to...

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...

Coming Soon “Super Condom” to enhance your sexual pleasure!

A new hydrogel-based condom that contains antioxidants has been invented by a team of Indian-American scientists at the Texas A&M University Health Science Center. And not only does it contain plant-based antioxidants, which kill the HIV-virus in case of condom breakage but it also uses antioxidants to enhance pleasure. Experts say it is the new big player to join...

Woman’s daily beauty ritual can improve their love life!

If you thought that a woman's beauty routine is just about improving the way she looks on the surface, this study is here to prove you wrong. According to a study conducted by Revlon and Fordham University, a woman's daily beauty ritual can improve her love life and can make her feel good about herself. For the purpose of the...

Will Intensive exercise Disrupt Your Sleep?

Intensive bouts of exercise may cause significant and progressive decline in sleep quality and worsen your mood and capacity for exercise, a new study in athletes suggests, reports to press. Scientists from Loughborough University in the UK studied the effects of two nine day periods of heavy training on 13 highly trained cyclists. The researchers monitored the athletes’ moods, sleep patterns...

Study says farting may improve your health!

Do you fart frequently, don't be embarrassed cause now a study has revealed that flatulence can, in fact, be a sign that you are eating healthy food. In a new study, health experts have revealed that passing air frequently is actually a sign of good health as passing air prevents bloating. According to health experts, passing air frequently is actually a...

Cancer cases to rise by 75 per cent in 20 years

Cancer cases worldwide are forecast to rise by 75 per cent and reach close to 25 million in the next two decades, Chancellor of Avanishilingam University for Women Dr P R Krishnakumar said today. In his address to the 3-day International Conference on 'cutting edge science in Cancer Research,' Krishnakumar, also Managing Director of Arya Vaidya Pharmacy, said the global...

Hike in cancer cases among women in recent years

The government yesterday said that there has been a hike in cancer cases among women over recent years with breast cancer being of primary concern as it is increasing in both urban and rural areas. Rise in cancer cases is due to a larger ageing population, unhealthy lifestyle, use of tobacco and tobacco products, etc. According to an ICMR report: Health Minister JP Nadda told Parliament...

Three day conference on cancer research from Dec 14

A three-day international conference on 'cutting edge science in Cancer Research' beginning here on December 14, will discourse on upcoming research in thrust areas of herbal medicine, cancer studies and nutrigenomics and explore the prospects of translation research in cancer studies. The main objective of the conference was to explore translational cancer research perspectives and to identify collaborative partnerships in...