Saturday, November 18, 2017

Consuming fruits, vegetables can reduce risk of diabetes

WASHINGTON: A diet rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, suggests a study. Consuming food rich in antioxidants - fruits, vegetables, tea and other hot beverages - has...

For obese older adults, daily living may get tougher post heart surgery

WASHINGTON: A recent study has suggested that obese older adults, who survive cardiac surgery, may have an increased risk for functioning poorly. Although we know that obese older adults may be surviving heart surgery...

New blood test spots alcohol misuse in critically ill patients

WASHINGTON: A simple blood test for a compound, called PEth, can accurately identify critically ill hospital patients who misuse alcohol, according to a recent study. The finding is important because patients who misuse alcohol tend...

36 studies suggest sugary drink increases risk of type 2 diabetes

LONDON: A review of 36 studies has revealed that regular sugary drink intake increases the risk of type 2 diabetes and other health complications, Jack Woodfield has reported. Scientists from Stellenbosch University in South Africa...

Acid reflux medication could double chance of stomach cancer

LONDON: Stomach cancer also known as gastric cancer is the accumulation of an abnormal group of cells that form a mass in the stomach. According to the World Health Organisation, 723,000 cancer-related deaths are caused...

Why women need more ‘guts’ than men to ‘kick the cigarette butt’

WASHINGTON: Women tend to find it harder to quit smoking than men and a recent study suggests why. Scientists reported in a mouse study that the difference in gender smoking patterns and smoking's effects could...

Vitamin E find paves way for ‘more nutritious’ maize

WASHINGTON: Maize, long a staple crop, could soon become more nutritious. A new research from the Cornell University has identified genes that control vitamin E content in maize grain, a finding that could lead...

Colorectal cancer screening should begin at the age of 45

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, the screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) should begin at 45 years of age to match rising mortality rates in young adults. The research presented at the 25th UEG...

Cherry juice daily ups sleep time

WASHINGTON: If your parents or grandparents are insomniac then you may ask them to drink montmorency tart cherry juice, as according to a recent study it may help to extend their sleep time by...

American study suggests drinking red wine beneficial for conceiving

WASHINGTON: A recent study in America has suggested those women who are planning a baby, then drinking red wine at least once a week may boost the chances of conceiving, suggests a recent study....