Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Studies warn sugary drinks may result in poorer memory

NEW DELHI: Now, there is one more reason to stay away from sugary drinks, as they result in poorer memory. According to studies published in Alzheimer's & Dementia and the journal Stroke, consuming sugary...

Vitamin C increases effect of TB drugs: Study

WASHINGTON: Suffering from tuberculosis? Include bell peppers, dark leafy greens, berries and oranges in your diet. Studies in mice and in tissue cultures suggest that giving vitamin C with tuberculosis drugs could reduce the...

Pain free insulin patches discovered for diabetes patients

LONDON: If you are one of those who are suffering from Diabetes, then we might have some important news for you. In a new research, a group of scientists have created the special patch...

Fish consumption linked to better sleep

WASHINGTON: Eating fish at least once a week results in better sleep and higher IQ in children, suggests a study. Previous studies showed a relationship between omega-3s, the fatty acids in many types of...

Diabetes drug could treat Alzheimer’s disease, Type 2 diabetes people face a risk factor

WASHINGTON: A diabetes drug may be used to treat Alzheimer's disease after "significantly" reversing memory loss in mice, say scientists. The research could bring substantial improvements in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease through the...

Follow five measures to prevent oral cancers

NEW DELHI: Oral cancer refers to the cancers that occur in the mouth, lips, tongue, cheeks, palate or throat and are among the most common forms of cancers in India. In fact, oral cancer...

Cow’s milk and type 1diabetes?

WASHINGTON: Avoiding cow's milk does not prevent type 1diabetes in children with genetic risk for type 1 diabetes, finds a study. Previous studies have indicated that early exposure to complex foreign proteins, such as cow's...

Vitamin D reduce arterial stiffness

WASHINGTON: High-doses of vitamin D are effective in reducing arterial stiffness, finds a study. Researchers said that in just four months, high-doses of vitamin D reduce arterial stiffness in young, overweight/obese, vitamin-deficient, but otherwise...

Cup of hot tea a day can keep glaucoma away

WASHINGTON: New research shows drinking a cup of hot tea at least once a day can lower the risk of developing glaucoma, a serious eye condition. But drinking decaffeinated and caffeinated coffee, decaffeinated tea,...

Suicide – an increasing trend: Ketamine can significantly reduce these thoughts

WASHINGTON: According to a study, ketamine, a drug used to start and maintain anesthesia, can reduce suicidal thoughts in depressed patients. Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) also found that ketamine's anti-suicidal effects...