Saturday, August 18, 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Stomach cancer among ten most common cancers worldwide

NEW DELHI: Stomach cancer is among the ten most common cancers worldwide. In India, it stands as the third most common cancer in men as well as women. Therefore, it is crucial that more and...

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...