Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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...

Is white rice safe for diabetics?

LONDON: People suffering from diabetes are often told to stop consuming white rice as it is rich in carbs and can instantly up the sugar levels. But, you still can eat white rice if...

Early breakfast is important for people with Type II diabetes

WASHINGTON: According to a study conducted by the University of Illinois at Chicago, an 'evening person' is linked to higher body mass indices among people with Type II diabetes, and having breakfast later in...

5 Amazing health benefits of pears

LONDON: Pears are much more than just a tasty and juicy fruit, they are remarkably nutritious and have some great health benefits to offer. Click here to know more about the amazing benefits of...

Vegan protein better than meat protein for heart

WASHINGTON: According to a study conducted by Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center, meat protein is associated with a sharply increased risk of heart disease while protein from nuts and seeds is beneficial...

Drinking too much water may cause brain swelling

TORONTO: Drinking too much water can cause excess fluid accumulation, leading to dangerously low sodium levels in the blood or hyponatremia - a life-threatening condition that can result in brain swelling, scientists warn. A team...

First ever charity, diabetes hospital opens in Islamabad

DUBAI: The first ever specialized diabetes hospital in Pakistan has been inaugurated in Islamabad on Friday. The Diabetes Center (TDC) - which has 50 medical and administrative staff, and can cater to 700 patients...

Happy feet, happy heart: Faster walking good for heart patients

WASHINGTON: Faster walking patients with heart disease are hospitalised less, a recent study has found. The three-year University of Ferrara study was conducted in 1,078 hypertensive patients, of whom 85% also had coronary heart disease...

Consuming more water important for kidney patients

WASHINGTON: Making patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) drink more water does not slow down the decline of their kidney function, suggests a recent research. "Despite widespread beliefs, little scientific data exists on the...

Larger waistline higher risk, lower the Vitamin ‘D’ levels

WASHINGTON: Larger waistlines are associated with higher risk of vitamin D deficiency, according to a research. The study reports that vitamin D levels are lower in individuals with higher levels of belly fat, and...