- Jul 29, 2015 20:59 IST
A new Iowa State University study found a strong association between insulin resistance and memory function decline, increasing the risk for Alzheimer's disease.
- Jul 29, 2015 15:33 IST
Experts say that when it comes to heart health, alcohol is like a slippery slope. While moderation may help your heart function normally in your golden years, heavy or binge drinking will lead to serious consequences for your cardiac health.
- Jul 29, 2015 13:45 IST
If you are diabetic, you cannot afford to miss the findings of this research. According to a new study, diabetics who skip breakfast may have elevated blood sugar levels throughout the day.
- Jul 28, 2015 18:24 IST
A naturally-occurring molecule called lanosterol, administered with an eye dropper, shrank canine cataracts, a team of scientists reported in Nature.
- Jul 28, 2015 18:04 IST
Arsenic in rice is a global health concern, but researchers in Northern Ireland have found a way to remove it by cooking rice the way coffee is brewed.
- Jul 28, 2015 17:43 IST
Smoking, obesity and diabetes, may damage the brain, thereby increasing the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
- Jul 27, 2015 19:53 IST
Two years ago, a Ghatkopar couple opted to bank the stem cells derived from the umbilical cord blood at their son’s birth.
- Jul 27, 2015 13:35 IST
If you thought ginseng is the go-to herb for all your ailments, you'd do better to take a step back and read this. Health experts have warned that if you ever think of trying out ginseng supplements, then you must also go through its possible side effects instead of blindly taking them.
- Jul 27, 2015 12:21 IST
If you cannot leave your smartphone aside even for a minute, this research is for you. According to a study, mobile phones can actually cause cancer: A metabolic imbalance caused by radiation from your wireless devices could be the link to a number of health risks, such as various neurodegenerative diseases and cancer.
- Jul 27, 2015 11:25 IST
After a good night's sleep, we are more likely to recall facts which we could not remember while still awake, researchers have found. The study suggests that sleeping not only protects memories from being forgotten it also makes them easier to access.
- Jul 26, 2015 15:08 IST
As bizarre as it may sound, poop transplantation can treat painful inflammatory bowel conditions that usually don't respond to antibiotics and steroids.
- Jul 23, 2015 18:28 IST
It pays to feed our brain right. It is, after all, the hot seat of decisions in our body and needs specific fuel to function right. So include these five super foods in your diet daily to keep it fit, alert and disease free.
- Jul 23, 2015 17:41 IST
All-nighters are the norm, and long working hours are unavoidable. What does this mean for your body – and how can you cope? The Japanese have a word for death from overwork: karõshi.
- Jul 25, 2015 17:42 IST
The Swasthya Slate, an android tablet that can conduct 33 diagnostic tests within a few hours, is a handy tool for health workers in rural areas who cater to people who are too isolated, ill or poor to reach a primary health centre.
- Jul 25, 2015 13:49 IST
Many fitness enthusiasts hit the gym regularly and yet they fall prey to the most common gymming myths. Here are a few gymming myths that you should be aware of before you hit the gym the next time.