[

study

]
PAGE 16
Each 10 grams per day higher in cruciferous vegetable intake was associated with 0.8% lower average carotid artery wall thickness.(Shutterstock)

Ladies, take note: Eating broccoli and cabbage can protect you from heart disease

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 10:04 AM IST
Eating vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and sprouts three or more times per day can prevent hardening of neck arteries in elderly women and decrease risk of heart disease, a study has found.
On average, each person individually consumes about eight kilogramme of chocolate per year, researchers said.(Shutterstock)
On average, each person individually consumes about eight kilogramme of chocolate per year, researchers said.(Shutterstock)

The bittersweet truth: Chocolates can be harmful for the environment

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 11:47 AM IST
The carbon footprint of manufacturing and packaging chocolate makes it a major environmental hazard. A new study shows that the UK chocolate industry produces about 2.1 million tonnes of greenhouse gases in a year.
When our stomachs are empty, the body senses this and switches to food-seeking survival mode.(Shutterstock)
When our stomachs are empty, the body senses this and switches to food-seeking survival mode.(Shutterstock)

Want to lose weight? Freezing the hunger-signalling nerve may help

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 10:05 AM IST
Freezing the nerve that carries hunger signals to the brain may help patients with mild-to-moderate obesity lose weight, a study has found.
Even in very young children, ADHD is a real biological condition with pronounced physical and cognitive manifestations.(Shutterstock)
Even in very young children, ADHD is a real biological condition with pronounced physical and cognitive manifestations.(Shutterstock)

Dear parents, take note. Pre-schoolers with ADHD symptoms may have reduced brain size

Indo Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 09:58 AM IST
ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed form of psychopathology during the pre-school years, and during early childhood it is associated with significant long-term health.
According to the study, antibiotic use in India went up from 3.2 billion defined daily doses (DDD) to 6.5 billion in 2015, reflecting increasing economic growth and more access to the medication in both public and private sectors.(Shutterstock/Image for representative purpose)
According to the study, antibiotic use in India went up from 3.2 billion defined daily doses (DDD) to 6.5 billion in 2015, reflecting increasing economic growth and more access to the medication in both public and private sectors.(Shutterstock/Image for representative purpose)

India’s antibiotic use doubles in 15 years, common infections harder to treat: Study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 01:33 PM IST
Rising incomes, over-the-counter sale, a poorly regulated private hospital sector, high rates of hospital infection, inexpensive antibiotics and frequent infectious disease outbreaks are driving consumption in India and other low- and middle-income countries.
People who had a lot of trouble hearing were 1.9 times more likely (twice as likely) to suffer from some type of injury than those with excellent hearing.(Shutterstock)
People who had a lot of trouble hearing were 1.9 times more likely (twice as likely) to suffer from some type of injury than those with excellent hearing.(Shutterstock)

Beware, hearing problems may increase risk of injury

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2018 12:51 PM IST
People who face hearing problems are at an increased risk of accidental injuries, researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found.
Anaemia affects 32 million pregnant women worldwide.(Shutterstock)
Anaemia affects 32 million pregnant women worldwide.(Shutterstock)

Moms-to-be, beware: Anaemia during pregnancy may double mortality risk

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2018 11:26 AM IST
Pregnant women with anaemia are twice as likely to die during or shortly after pregnancy, compared to those without the condition, according to a study.
For the frequent selfie-takers who took a selfie before the cooperative situation, cooperation was significantly lower than those who did not take a selfie.(Shutterstock)
For the frequent selfie-takers who took a selfie before the cooperative situation, cooperation was significantly lower than those who did not take a selfie.(Shutterstock)

Would you pay to maintain a positive image on social media?

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2018 09:28 AM IST
A study suggests that people feel pressurised to control their image on social networking sites and are even likely to pay to “filter out” unfavourable information about themselves.
Self-employed people also reported greater opportunities for innovation.(Shutterstock)
Self-employed people also reported greater opportunities for innovation.(Shutterstock)

Stuck in a boring job? Study shows self-employed people are happier workers

Asian News International, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2018 03:22 PM IST
After studying data from 5,000 workers, a team of British researchers concluded that those who were self-employed in a variety of sectors were also more successful in their careers and felt more satisfied with their professional contributions.
Type 2 diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition where your blood glucose level is too high.(Shutterstock)
Type 2 diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition where your blood glucose level is too high.(Shutterstock)

Have a family history of type 2 diabetes? Sedentary lifestyle is more harmful for you

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2018 02:30 PM IST
Scientists have found that a reduction in physical activity and an increase in sedentary behaviour has detrimental effects on the body, and could be more harmful if a first degree relative has type 2 diabetes.
World Sleep Day: Sometimes it seems like we never get enough sleep. Even nights when we get nine hours, we still wake up feeling tired the next day. These studies might help you find out why.(Shutterstock)
World Sleep Day: Sometimes it seems like we never get enough sleep. Even nights when we get nine hours, we still wake up feeling tired the next day. These studies might help you find out why.(Shutterstock)

World Sleep Day: How scientific studies relate eating pizza, binge-watching to your sleep

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Panwar
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2018 09:01 AM IST
With the pressures of school, office, family life, among countless other things, sleep often takes a back seat. On World Sleep Day (March 16), we look at what various researches have to say about it or how the lack of it impacts your health.
It also takes true stories about six times as long to reach 1,500 people as it does for false stories to reach the same number of people.(Shutterstock)
It also takes true stories about six times as long to reach 1,500 people as it does for false stories to reach the same number of people.(Shutterstock)

Don’t believe everything you read on social media. False news travels faster online

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2018 02:07 PM IST
False information on the internet travels faster than the truth, said a new study. And it is largely people who spread the misinformation, not robots.
SHARE
  • 16
Story Saved