Friday, June 22, 2018

Acne, depressed scars! Get rid of the nightmare

If there is one universal skin problem that we all can relate to, it is acne. And scars are something one has to deal with sometime or the other in life. Even though both are...

Now, painkillers that cut overdose risk

WASHINGTON: A team of scientists has come up with new opioid pain relievers that not only reduce pain on par with morphine, but also reduce overdose risk. The Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute...

Cucumber slices for the eyes

Cucumber comprises many essential vitamins and minerals, enough to give you your daily dose of goodness. It contains Thiamine, riboflavin, Vitamin B6 and minerals like calcium and magnesium, which are responsible for various body...

Rheumatoid arthritis associated with increased risk of COPD

WASHINGTON: Suffering from rheumatoid arthritis? It might put you at an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The findings of a new study indicate that greater vigilance may be needed to...

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...

Vitamin ‘D’ supplements may help in suffering IBS

WASHINGTON: Taking Vitamin 'D' supplements could reduce the painful Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), suggests a new study. Scientists from the University's Department of Oncology and Metabolism reviewed and integrated all available research on vitamin...

Women at increased risk of heart disease, stroke

NEW DELHI: Statistics indicate that heart diseases and stroke cause one in three female deaths every year around the world, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Additionally, about 90% of women have one or...

Acid attacks NHS publishes guidelines on protection

Incidents of acid attacks in Britain have increased. Witnesses to acid attacks are being told how to help victims, as the number of assaults with corrosive substances continues to rise. Victims can be left blind or severely disfigured,...

Sajid Hasan shares his horrifying hair transplant ordeal to save others

KARACHI: Hair transplant is now common worldwide but inexperienced and socalled experts create a lot of problem and make the life hell of their 'patients'. Veteran actor Sajid Hasan is an example of those...

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...